National Affairs: THE YOUNG JUSTICE

The U.S. Supreme Court's newest, youngest Justice: Ohio Judge Potter Stewart, 43.

Early Years. Son of gregarious Ohio Republican James Garfield Stewart, sometime mayor of Cincinnati (1938-47), now a state supreme court judge. After prepping at Hotchkiss. young Potter wavered between law and journalism at Yale, was chairman of the Yale Daily News, tried a summertime stint as a cub reporter on the Taft family's Cincinnati Times-Star before finally deciding on law. Graduated cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa (1937)) ne spent a year studying international law at Cambridge University on a Henry Fellowship (awarded to four U.S. college graduates a year),...

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