Earl Warren (March 19, 1891 – July 9, 1974) was an American lawyer, judge and politician. He served as Governor of California from 1943 to 1953. Warren ran for Vice-President in 1948 as a Republican, but lost to Alben W. Barkley in a close election.
|14th Chief Justice of the United States|
October 5, 1953 – June 23, 1969
|Nominated by||Dwight D. Eisenhower|
|Preceded by||Fred M. Vinson|
|Succeeded by||Warren E. Burger|
|30th Governor of California|
January 4, 1943 – October 5, 1953
|Lieutenant||Frederick F. Houser|
|Preceded by||Culbert Olson|
|Succeeded by||Goodwin Knight|
|20th Attorney General of California|
January 3, 1939 – January 4, 1943
|Preceded by||Ulysses S. Webb|
|Succeeded by||Robert W. Kenny|
|Chair of the California Republican Party|
|Preceded by||Louis B. Mayer|
|Succeeded by||Justus Craemer|
|District Attorney of Alameda County|
|Preceded by||Ezra Decoto|
|Succeeded by||Ralph Hoyt|
|Born||March 19, 1891|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Died||July 9, 1974 (aged 83)|
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Education||UC Berkeley (BA, JD)|
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||1917–1918|
He was Chief Justice when the Supreme Court issued Brown v. Board of Education and Miranda vs. Arizona. These two cases were very important civil rights cases in the United States. Warren was also in control of the Warren Commission. It looked into a possible conspiracy in the killing of President Kennedy. Warren retired from the Court in 1969, and died in Washington, D.C., in 1974.