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Arthur Goldberg

Lawyer, politician and civil servant

Arthur Joseph Goldberg (August 8, 1908 – January 19, 1990) was an American statesman and jurist. He served as the U.S. Secretary of Labor, Supreme Court Justice and Ambassador to the United Nations.

Arthur J. Goldberg
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Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
In office
September 28, 1962[1] – July 2, 1965
Nominated byJohn F. Kennedy
Preceded byFelix Frankfurter
Succeeded byAbe Fortas
9th United States Secretary of Labor
In office
January 21, 1961 – September 20, 1962
PresidentJohn F. Kennedy
Preceded byJames P. Mitchell
Succeeded byW. Willard Wirtz
6th United States Ambassador to the United Nations
In office
1965–1968
PresidentLyndon B. Johnson
Preceded byAdlai E. Stevenson, II
Succeeded byGeorge W. Ball
Personal details
Born
Arthur Joseph Goldberg

(1908-08-08)August 8, 1908
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
DiedJanuary 19, 1990(1990-01-19) (aged 81)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Resting placeArlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Dorothy Kurgans Goldberg
ChildrenBarbara (Goldberg) Cramer
Robert Goldberg
Alma materDePaul University
Northwestern University School of Law

In 1970, Goldberg ran for Governor of New York, but lost to Nelson Rockefeller.

Goldburg died from heart failure in Washington, D.C., aged 81.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Federal Judicial Center: Arthur Goldberg". December 12, 2009. Retrieved December 12, 2009.

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