Merrick Garland(full name; Merrick Brian Garland) was born on November 13, 1952 in Chicago, Illionis. He is a reputed American Lawyer and Jurist who works as Chief United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He has been working in the post since 1997. He was also nominated as an Associate Justice of Supreme Court on March 16, 2016 by the then US President Barack Obama.
Merrick Garland Family/Parents
Garland was the son of mother Shriley and father Cyril Garland and was born to Jewish family. His father was the owner of Garland Advertising, a small home business and his mother worked at Chicago’s Council for Jewish Elderly as the director of volunteer services. He is a second cousin of lowa Governor Terry Branstad.
Merrick Garland Affairs/Wife/Spouse/Girlfriend
Garland was married to his wife, Lynn in 1987. Lynn Garland’s grandfather Samuel Rosenman worked as the justice in New York Supreme Court. Garland and his wife have Rebecca(1990) and Jessica(1992) as two daughters and both are graduates of Yale University.
Profile / Wiki / Information
- Name: Merrick Garland
- Full Name: Merrick Brian Garland
- Birthday: November 13, 1952
- Age: 66 years old
- Gender: Male
- Birthplace: Chicago, Illionis, United States
- Current Residence: Bethesda, Maryland, United States
- High School: Niles West High School
- College: Harvard College and Harvard Law School
- Education: A.B degree in social studies and J.D degree in Law
- Profession: Lawyer and Jurist
- Nationality: American
- Religion: Judaism
- Wife/Girlfriend: Lynn Garland (married in 1987)
- Children: 2 Children(Rebecca and Jessica)
- Net Worth: About $23 million
- Height: Not known
- Weight: Not known
Trivia and Facts, you mayn’t know about Merrick Garland
- Garland is a suffering from partial colour blindness and he uses the list to match his suits and ties.
- He was appointed as the Associate Justice of Supreme Court by the President Barrack Obama.
- He led the investigation of Oklahoma City Bombing of 1995 and Atlanta Olympics Bombing of 1996.
- He paid his fees for law school by selling comic books, working in shoe store and teaching undergraduates.
- He has written honors thesis on industrial mergers in Britian, having 235 pages in late 1960s.
- For more information about Merrrick, contact him on Twitter.
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