Alpheus T. Mason

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Alpheus Thomas Mason (September 18, 1899October 31, 1989) was an American legal scholar and biographer. He wrote several biographies of justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, including Louis Brandeis, Harlan F. Stone, and William Howard Taft.

Alpheus Thomas Mason was born on September 18, 1899, in Snow Hill, Maryland. He graduated from Dickinson College with an AB in 1920 and an AM and PhD from Princeton University in 1921 and 1923, respectively. At Princeton, he grew close with Edward Samuel Corwin, who "became [his] mentor and also his benefactor and friend".

Mason was on the Duke University faculty for two years after receiving his PhD. In 1925, he came back to Princeton where he remained until his retirement in 1968. At Princeton, he held the McCormick chair and was named the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence when he retired. He continued teaching at other colleges and universities until 1980.

He died on October 31, 1989, at his home in Princeton, New Jersey. Provided by Wikipedia
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    William Howard Taft, Chief Justice. by Mason, Alpheus Thomas, 1899-1989

    Published 1965
    Book
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    Harlan Fiske Stone : pillar of the law / by Mason, Alpheus Thomas, 1899-1989

    Published 1956
    Book
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    Brandeis : a free man's life / by Mason, Alpheus Thomas, 1899-1989

    Published 1946
    Book
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    William Howard Taft, Chief Justice. by Mason, Alpheus Thomas, 1899-1989

    Published 1965
    Book
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    The Supreme Court : palladium of freedom. by Mason, Alpheus Thomas, 1899-1989

    Published 1962
    Book
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    In quest of freedom : American political thought and practice / by Mason, Alpheus Thomas, 1899-1989

    Published 1972
    Book
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    Security through freedom : American political thought and practice. by Mason, Alpheus Thomas, 1899-1989

    Published 1955
    Book
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    Free government in the making : readings in American political thought. by Mason, Alpheus Thomas, 1899-1989

    Published 1965
    Book
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    American constitutional law : introductory essays and selected cases / by Mason, Alpheus Thomas, 1899-1989

    Published 2001
    Book
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    American constitutional development / by Mason, Alpheus Thomas, 1899-1989

    Published 1977
    Book
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    The Supreme Court under fire : an address / by Mason, Alpheus Thomas, 1899-1989

    Published 1969
    Book
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    In quest of freedom : American political thought and practice / by Mason, Alpheus Thomas, 1899-1989

    Published 1959
    Book
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    The Supreme Court : vehicle of revealed truth or power group, 1930-1937. by Mason, Alpheus Thomas, 1899-1989

    Published 1953
    Book
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    Brandeis and the modern state by Mason, Alpheus Thomas, 1899-1989

    Published 1936
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    The Supreme Court in a free society / by Mason, Alpheus Thomas, 1899-1989

    Published 1959
    Book
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    American constitutional law : introductory essays and selected cases / by Mason, Alpheus Thomas, 1899-1989

    Published 1999
    Book
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    Free government in the making : readings in American political thought. by Mason, Alpheus Thomas, 1899-1989

    Published 1949
    Book
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    Harlan Fiske Stone: pillar of the law. by Mason, Alpheus Thomas, 1899-1989

    Published 1956
    Book
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