The New Administration: Attorney General


Family & Early Years: Born in Peru, Neb., one of seven children of a political science teacher who had recently moved from upstate New York. Father later transferred to the University of Nebraska, where young Herb was entered after graduation from Lincoln, Neb. high school. Took a liberal arts course, edited the campus Daily Nebraskan, graduated in 1924 with Phi Beta Kappa honors and a scholarship to Yale Law School. At Yale, edited the Law Journal, graduated cum laude.

Legal Career: Admitted to the New York Bar, 1927. Settled down...

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