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|Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court|
April 16, 1962 – June 28, 1993
|Nominated by||John F. Kennedy|
|Preceded by||Charles Evans Whittaker|
|Succeeded by||Ruth Bader Ginsburg|
|4th United States Deputy Attorney General|
January 20, 1961 – April 16, 1962
|President||John F. Kennedy|
|Preceded by||Lawrence E. Walsh|
|Succeeded by||Nicholas Katzenbach|
Byron Raymond White
June 8, 1917
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
|Died||April 15, 2002
Denver, Colorado, United States
|Alma mater||University of Colorado
Hertford College, Oxford
Yale Law School
Byron Raymond White (June 8, 1917 – April 15, 2002) was an American judge and former football player. he served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He was appointed to the court by President John F. Kennedy in 1962. He retired in 1993.
Before becoming an associate justice, White played for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1938 and for the Detroit Lions from 1940 to 1941. He played as a halfback.
White died in Denver, Colorado from pneumonia, aged 84.
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White swearing in new Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, as wife Virginia Lamp Thomas looks on in 1991
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