When Oklahoma's silver-tongued young Senator Josh Lee introduced Alfred P. ("Fish") Murrah to Franklin Roosevelt as candidate for Federal District Judge in Oklahoma, the President declared: "He's young enough. Is he liberal enough? Does he recognize the rights of the man in the street as well as the man in the skyscraper?"

Having satisfied the President of his liberality, Alfred Murrah last week took his oath in Oklahoma City as the nation's youngest Federal Judge. He rode into Oklahoma City 18 years ago in a box car, was booted off by a brakeman, worked his way through high school and State...

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