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Arthur J. Goldberg
Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
In office
September 28, 1962[1] – July 2, 1965
Nominated by John F. Kennedy
Preceded by Felix Frankfurter
Succeeded by Abe Fortas
9th United States Secretary of Labor
In office
January 21, 1961 – September 20, 1962
President John F. Kennedy
Preceded by James P. Mitchell
Succeeded by W. Willard Wirtz
6th United States Ambassador to the United Nations
In office
President Lyndon B. Johnson
Preceded by Adlai E. Stevenson, II
Succeeded by George W. Ball
Personal details
Born Arthur Joseph Goldberg
August 8, 1908(1908-08-08)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died January 19, 1990(1990-01-19) (aged 81)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Resting place Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Dorothy Kurgans Goldberg
Children Barbara (Goldberg) Cramer
Robert Goldberg
Alma mater DePaul University
Northwestern University School of Law
Religion Jewish

Arthur Joseph Goldberg (August 8, 1908 – January 19, 1990) was an American statesman and jurist. He served as the U.S. Secretary of Labor, Supreme Court Justice and Ambassador to the United Nations.

Goldburg died from heart failure in Washington, D.C., aged 81.


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