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Graham, Samuel Jordan (1859-1951)
Lawyer and judge. Married Sue Finney Neal (1899-1919), one daughter; Leila H. B. Smith (1934); Norma Purcell (1938). Graham was appointed Assistant Attorney General of the U.S. by President Woodrow Wilson
in 1913. In this capacity, he responded to the many letters written to the federal government on behalf of Sanger's Woman Rebel
trial. In 1919, Graham left the Attorney General's office to serve as a judge in the U.S. Court of Claims. He stayed on the bench until his retirement in 1930.
The Margaret Sanger Papers Electronic Edition: Margaret Sanger and The Woman Rebel, 1914-1916, eds. Esther Katz, Cathy Moran Hajo and Peter Engelman
(Columbia, S.C.: Model Editions Partnership, 1999). On the Web at http://mep.blackmesatech.com/mep/ [Accessed 26 October 2017]