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J. Lee Rankin

AKA James Lee Rankin

Born: 7-Jul-1907
Birthplace: Hartington, NE
Died: 28-Jun-1996
Location of death: Santa Cruz, CA [1]
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Solicitor General, 1956-61

[1] Batterson's Convalescent Home, Santa Cruz, CA.

Father: Herman P. Rankin
Mother: Lois Gable
Wife: Gertrude Carpenter (m. 4-Sep-1931, d. 1995, two sons, one daughter)
Son: James, Jr. (attorney)
Son: Roger C.
Daughter: Sara Stadler

    High School: Lincoln High School, Lincoln, NE (1924)
BA, University of Nebraska (1928)
    Law School: University of Nebraska Law School (1930)
    Teacher: Constitutional Law, New York University Law School

    New York City Official Corporation Counsel (1966-72)
    Warren Commission Chief Counsel (1963-64)
    US Solicitor General (1956-61)
    Office of Legal Counsel Asst. Attorney General (1953-56)
    Beghtol & Rankin Partner (1935-53)
    Beghtol & Foe Associate (1930-35)
    National Institute of Municipal Law Officers
    Nebraska State Bar Association
    New York State Bar Association
    Stroke 1995

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