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  • 1. 14th chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

2. Early Years March 19, 1891: Warren is born in LosAngeles, California Warrens father was an employee of the SouthernPacific Railroad. worked summers on a railroad crew to earn money toattend college Grew up in Bakersfield, California After the move, Warrens father was murdered 3. Educational Pursuit 1912: Warren graduates Berkley with BA in legalstudies 1914: Warren earns his J.D. from Boalt Hall 1914: Warren is admitted to the California BarEarl Warren serving as1st Lt. in the Army during WWI (1918)----------------------------------------- 4. Occupational Beginnings Worked for Robinson & Robinsonbefore enlisting in the US Army 1920: Earl begins work for SanFrancisco County 1925: Becomes DA of AlamedaCounty Was elected to three more 4-year terms Was known as a tough, but fairdistrict attorney 1938: Elected California Attorney badgehistory.comGeneral 5. 6. Marriage and Family 1925: Earl marriesNina PalmquistMeyers Mrs. Warren livesto be 100 years old The Warrens raise 7. Governor Warren: A Well-liked Man at the Polls 1942: Elected Gov. of California Served 3 successive terms 1946: Only Gov. in US History to win an 8. Appointed to theSupreme Court 1953: Warren is appointed as 14th Chief Justice of US Previous work experience in law helped him with work as a judge Alameda County DA,etc. Had a special Could get other justicesto change their opinionon courtrulings/decisions 9. Contribution to Education: Brown v. Board of Education 1954: Brown v. Board of Education First case that puts Earls leadership to the test Case involved: The segregation of public schools.Black and white children, up until this point wherestill not permitted to attend the same schools. 10. 11. Courts Ruling Question the Court was faced withDoes this violate the rights of black childrens 14th amendment? Under Chief Justice Earl Warren, the Supreme Courtof the United States ruledYES! Separate but equal doctrine (ruled in Plessy v.Ferguson) no longer held up in court Schools were ordered to be desegregated, starting inArkansas 12. 13. Long-lasting Impact Brown v. Board put an end to school segregation Public schools today are, and have been, 14. Legacy of Earl Warren Served as U.S. chiefjustice through much ofthe 50s and 60s Made landmark civilrights decisions were of wide-ranging,long lasting socialimportance to thiscountry Died on July 9,