Happy birthday, Julien D. Cornell (March 17, 1910 – Dec. 2, 1994)! ‪#‎Quaker‬. ‪#‎Pacifist‬. Civil liberties attorney. He and his siblings (a brother and two sisters) attended the Brooklyn Friends School on Schermerhorn Street. In 1930 he graduated from Swarthmore College. As a young lawyer he served as counsel for the ACLU’s National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (NCCO). Author of “The Conscientious Objector and the Law” (1943). During World War II, Julien handled hundreds of cases involving conscientious objectors who had been sent to prison for refusing to register. Buried in the Smith Clove Meeting House Cemetery, Highland Mills, New York.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.

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