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Robert N. C. Nix, Jr. Jesse Russell

Robert N. C. Nix, Jr.

Jesse Russell

Published July 25th 2012
ISBN : 9785512557730
Paperback
26 pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Robert Nelson Cornelius Nix, Jr. (July 13, 1928 - August 23, 2003) served as the Chief Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court from 1984 to 1996. Nix was the first African American Chief Justice of anyMoreHigh Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Robert Nelson Cornelius Nix, Jr. (July 13, 1928 - August 23, 2003) served as the Chief Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court from 1984 to 1996. Nix was the first African American Chief Justice of any states highest court, and the first African American to be elected to statewide office in Pennsylvania. He served as a justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania for 24 years, 12 of which were as chief justice, and was a prominent figure in Pennsylvania law and public service for more than three decades.