Irving Dilliard

  • Truman Reshapes the Supreme Court

    Editor of the editorial page of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, who served as a staff officer under General Patton and General Eisenhower, IRVING DILLIARDis a layman who for twenty years has followed closely the decisions and philosophy of our Supreme Court. More than a dozen years ago he published a survey and statistical study showing that although the minimum-wage lams had been held unconstitutional by Supreme Court decisions, a majority of the Justices who passed on those measures actually voted to uphold them. A graduate of the University of Illinois and a Nieman Fellow at Harvard, Mr. Dilliard has been with the Post-Dispatch since 1923.