Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

William Brennan

William Brennan, 1963

William Joseph Brennan Jr. was an American lawyer and jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1956 to 1990. Brennan was born on April 25, 1906 (d. 1997).

On the Supreme Court, Brennan was known for his outspoken progressive views, including opposition to the death penalty and support for abortion rights and gay rights.

Karsh photographed several Justices both in the USA and Canada. You can see a list here and a second portrait of Brennan here.