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Van Devanter, Willis Syllabification: Van De·van·ter, Willis
Pronunciation: /van dəˈvantər/

Definition of Van Devanter, Willis in English:

( 1859–1941), US Supreme Court associate justice 1911–37. Appointed to the Court by President Taft, he was a conservative and stayed on the Court longer than he intended in hopes of blocking many of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal programs.

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