Earl Warren

Born on March 19, 1891 in Los Angeles, California and died July 9, 1974.

He grew up in Bakersfield, California and went to Kern County high school, which is now called Bakersfield High School.

Earl also served in the military as a 1st lieutenant in the U.S. Army.

He was the 14th chief justice of the United States Supreme Court. He is best know for his fare rulings as a judge that was adopted as being called Warren Court. He was the judge of the case Brown vs. Board of Education. Warren was a key factor in civil rights because he seemed to judge in favor in the moral way no matter the color of the person. During his time as chief justice he ruled in favor of many civil right activists and started the beginning of the end of segregation.

He was also the district attorney in Alameda, California and eventually became the governor of California. Warren was a very popular republican and well respected across party lines.

He graduated from the University of California Berkeley.

Warren ran for the Vice President of the United States in 1948. He was heavily favored to win but lost in a surprising upset to Harry Truman and his Vice President.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earl_Warren

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