Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980
"William O. Douglas, who grew up in Yakima, was appointed to the United States Supreme Court at the age of 40 and served for more than 36 years, longer than any other justice in the Court's history. Both on and off the Court, Douglas was outspoken in his support for individual rights and for preserving the natural environment."--HistoryLink.org, viewed Feb. 6, 2008.