Harry Blackmun’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

November 12, 1908

Death Date

Mar 4, 1999

Age of Death

90 years

Cause of Death

Surgical Complications

The supreme court justice Harry Blackmun died at the age of 90. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Supreme Court justice from 1970 to 1994 who authored the most controversial decision of that age, Roe v. Wade, legalizing abortion.

He grew up in the working-class neighborhood of Dayton’s Bluff, Minnesota, where one of his childhood friends was Warren Burger, who joined him on the Supreme Court.

Harry A. Blackmun, a modest Midwestern Republican who became a passionate defender of the right to abortion in 24 years on the Supreme Court, died at the age of 90. Justice Blackmun, who retired from the Court five years ago, died of complications after hip replacement surgery, the Court announced.