Rehnquist, William Hubbs, Sgt

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 790-Weather Observer-Teletype Technician
Last AFSC Group
Military Intelligence (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1944-1946, 12th Air Force
Service Years
1943 - 1946
Sergeant

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Home State
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Milwaukee
Last Address
Arlington, VA

Date of Passing
Sep 03, 2005
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 5, Lot 7049, Grid W-36

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WW II Honorable Discharge Pin Weather Specialist


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Rehnquist was born William Donald Rehnquist in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and grew up in the suburb of Shorewood. His father, William Benjamin Rehnquist, was a paper salesman; his mother, Margery Peck Rehnquist, was a translator and homemaker. Rehnquist changed his middle name to Hubbs, his grandmother's maiden name, during his high school years. His paternal grandparents emigrated from Sweden.

Rehnquist graduated from Shorewood High School in 1942 He attended Kenyon College, in Gambier, Ohio, for one quarter in the fall of 1942, before entering the U.S. Army Air Forces. He served in World War II from March 1943 - 1946. He was put into a pre-meteorology program and was assigned to Denison University until February 1944, when the program was shut down. He served three months at Will Rogers Field in Oklahoma City, three months in Carlsbad, New Mexico, and then went to Hondo, Texas for a few months. He was then chosen for another training program, which began at Chanute Field, Illinois, and ended at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. The program was designed to teach the maintenance and repair of weather instruments. In the summer of 1945, he went overseas and served as a weather observer in North Africa.

After the war ended, Rehnquist attended Stanford University with assistance under the provisions of the G.I. Bill. In 1948, he received both a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts degree in political science. In 1950, he went to Harvard University, where he received another Master of Arts in government. He later returned to Stanford, where he graduated from the Stanford Law School in the same class as Sandra Day O'Connor, with whom he would later serve on the Supreme Court. They briefly dated at Stanford It has been said that Rehnquist graduated first in his class,probably based on the fact that he was class valedictorian during graduation ceremonies, but Stanford's official position is that the law school did not rank students in 1952.


   
Other Comments:
In office
September 26, 1986 – September 3, 2005
Nominated by Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Warren E. Burger
Succeeded by John Roberts

In office
January 7, 1972[1] – September 26, 1986
Nominated by Richard Nixon
Preceded by John Marshall Harlan II
Succeeded by Antonin Scalia

Born October 1, 1924(1924-10-01)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Died September 3, 2005 (aged 80)
Arlington, Virginia
Alma mater Stanford University (B.A./M.A.)
Harvard University (M.A.)
Stanford Law School (LL.B.)
Religion Lutheran
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 Unit Assignments
Air Training Command12th Air Force
  1943-1944, Air Training Command
  1944-1946, 12th Air Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1945 World War II
 Colleges Attended 
Kenyon CollegeDenison UniversityStanford UniversityHarvard University
Stanford University
  1942-1942, Kenyon College
  1943-1944, Denison University
  1946-1948, Stanford University
  1948-1950, Harvard University
  1950-1952, Stanford University2
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