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Brewer, David Josiah

Syllabification: Brew·er, David Josiah
Pronunciation: /ˈbro͞oər
 
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Definition of Brewer, David Josiah in English:

( 1837–1910), US Supreme Court associate justice 1889–1910. Appointed to the Court by President Benjamin Harrison, he was considered a moderate conservative and generally opposed a strong central government.

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