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Document Details


Title: A. Leon Higginbotham
Local code: 84-47
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration. Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
Collection: Lyndon Baines Johnson Library Oral History Collection
Description: Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission, 1962-1964; Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District, Pennsylvania, 1964-1977; Vice Chairman, National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence, 1968-1969; Judge, U.S. District Court, Virgin Islands, 1969; Judge, U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit, 1977-1993.
Extent: 24 pages
URL: http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/johnson/archives.hom/oralhistory.hom/HIGGINBO/higginbo.pdf
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1976 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Higginbotham, A. Leon, 1928-1998
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1928
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Commissioner; Judge
Age at speaking: 48
Document location: Philadelphia, PA
Document date: 07-Oct-1976
Interviewer: Frantz, Joe B., 1917-1993
People discussed: Johnson, Lyndon B.; Johnson, Lyndon Baines, 1908-1973; LBJ; Lyndon Baines Johnson
Historical events discussed: Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., April 4, 1968; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1966-
Locations discussed: North America; Pennsylvania; U.S. Virgin Islands; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American judges; Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., April 4, 1968; Civil rights; Civil rights movements--United States; Criminal justice, Administration of; Criminal justice, Administration of--United States; Johnson, Lyndon B.; Johnson, Lyndon Baines, 1908-1973; Judges; Justice; Law--United States; LBJ; Lyndon Baines Johnson; North America; Oral history; Pennsylvania; Race relations; Riots; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1966-; U.S. Virgin Islands; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029917-33130