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CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES,
Washington, September 15, 1961,
DEAR MR. MILLS: Submitted herewith is a document, prepared by the staff of the Joint Committee on Internal Revenue Taxation, containing the official reports of the tax cases decided by the Supreme Court at October Term, 1959. These cases are reported in volumes 361, 362, 363, and 364 of United States Reports. It is hoped that the members of the Committee and
others interested in tax questions will find this publication a work of useful and convenient reference. Respectfully yours,
COLIN F. STAM,
Chief of Staff
JUSTICES OF THE SUPREME COURT
DURING THE PERIOD OF THESE DECISIONS (OCTOBER TERM, 1959) Chief Justice:
Date of taking office
Oct. 5, 1953
Aug. 19, 1937
Jan. 30, 1939 William 0. Douglas..
Apr. 17, 1939 Tom C. Clark -
Aug. 24, 1949 John M. Harlan..
Mar. 28, 1955 William J. Brennan, Jr.
Oct. 16, 1956 Charles E. Whittaker..
Mar. 25, 1957 Potter Stewart
Oct. 14, 1958
Except as shown on the map, each State constitutes one judicial district. Hawaii constitutes one judicial district which
includes the Midway Islands, Wake Island, Johnston Island, Sand Island, Kingman Reef, Kure Island, Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Canton Island, and Enderbury Island. Alaska and Puerto Rico each constitutes one judicial district. The Canal Zone, Guam, and the Virgin Islands have district courts of both local and Federal