On August 12, 1937, President Roosevelt nominated Hugo Black, senior Senator from Alabama, to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court to replace Justice Van Devanter, who had retired on June 2, 1937. It was President Roosevelt's first appointment to the Court. The nomination was confirmed by the Senate on August 17, 1937. The nominee took his seat on October 4, 1937. Today, eighteen troubled years later, he sits on the right hand of a younger Chief Justice. He is the only member of the 1937 Bench who is living today.
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