In 1937, Senate Judiciary Committee members met to consider President Franklin Roosevelt's request to increase membership of Supreme Court. Pictured here (left to right): (seated) Senator William E. Borah, Idaho; Senator Henry F. Hurst of Arizona, Chairman ; and Senator Pat McCarran of Nevada. Standing left to right: Senator Frederick Van Nuys of Indiana; Senator Edward R. Burke of Nebraska. Senator Warren Austin of Vermont; Senator Key Pittman of Nevada; Senator George McGill of Kansas; and Senator Carl Hatch of New Mexico.
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