A title by James Montgomery Beck who was a United States Solicitor General, author, and member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. In 1900 he was appointed Assistant to the Attorney General and served until 1903. In 1914 he was elected a bencher of Gray's Inn, to argue a case for the U.S. before the Privy Council. No foreign barrister in 600 years had been permitted to do so before. In 1921 he was nominated by Warren G. Harding to be the Solicitor General. Beck served until his resignation in 1925. He was elected in 1927 as Congressional Representative from Pennsylvania, filling the vacancy caused by the resignation of James M. Hazlett.