in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics. 1480 words.
Badger, George Edmund (17 April 1795–11 May 1866), U.S. senator and secretary of the navy, was born in New Bern, North Carolina, the son of Thomas Badger, a prominent attorney, and Lydia...
in The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States
January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Courts and Procedure. 218 words.
Badger attended Yale University (1810–1811), studied law with John Stanley, and was admitted to the North Carolina