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Justice Arthur Goldberg Sworn in As Member of U.S. Supreme Court

Arthur J. Goldberg, the fourth American of Jewish faith to serve on the United States Supreme Court, was sworn in today as the court opened its 1962-1963 term.

President Kennedy attended the brief swearing-in ceremony of his former Secretary of Labor. Also in attendance were Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, Vice-President Lyndon B. Johnson, several other Cabinet members, Speaker of the House John McCormack and a number of Congressional leaders. Chief Justice Earl Warren praised retiring Justice Felix Frankfurter as a “scholar, teacher and enlightened critic.”