It was "Fred Vinson Day" in the valley town of Louisa, Ky. (pop. 2,100), and 5,000 people crowded into town for the doings. U.S. Supreme Court Justices Stanley Reed, Tom Clark and Sherman Minton, all the Kentucky court of appeals judges, the governors of Kentucky and nearby West Virginia were there to honor the home-town boy. They ate country ham and fried chicken as guests of cousin R. L. Vinson, a retired banker. Then came the ceremony at which a bronze plaque, bearing Chief Justice Vinson's mournfully dignified likeness, 'was dedicated. "The...

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