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James Francis Byrnes (1882 - 1972)

James Francis Byrnes (May 2, 1882 – April 9, 1972) was an American politician from the state of South Carolina. During his career, Byrnes served as a U.S. Representative (1911–1925), a U....

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Frank Murphy, Governor, US Attorney General, Assoc. Justice of the US Supreme Court (1890 - 1949)

William Francis "Frank" Murphy (April 13, 1890 – July 19, 1949) was a politician and jurist from Michigan. He was named to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1940 after a political career as Governor o...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States MP

Ruth Joan Bader Ginsburg (born March 15, 1933) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Ginsburg was appointed by President Bill Clinton and took the oath of office on Augus...

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Warren E. Burger, 15th Chief Justice of the United States (1907 - 1995)

Warren Earl Burger (September 17, 1907 – June 25, 1995) was the 15th Chief Justice of the United States from 1969 to 1986. Although Burger was a conservative, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered ...

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Pierce Butler, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1866 - 1939)

) Pierce Butler (March 17, 1866 – November 16, 1939) was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1923 until his death in 1939. He i...

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Joseph McKenna, US. Att'y Gen., Assoc. Justice US Sup. Ct. (1843 - 1926)

Joseph McKenna (August 10, 1843 – November 21, 1926) was an American politician who served in all three branches of the U.S. federal government, as a member of the U.S. House of Representative...

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John McKinley, US Senator, Justice of the US Supreme Court (1780 - 1852)

John McKinley (May 1, 1780 – July 19, 1852) was a U.S. Senator from the state of Alabama and an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Born in Culpeper County, Virginia, his f...

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Charles Evans Whittaker, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1901 - 1973)

Charles Evans Whittaker (February 22, 1901 – November 26, 1973) was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1957 to 1962. Early years Whittaker was born on a farm near...

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Robert Cooper Grier, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1794 - 1870)

Robert Cooper Grier (March 5, 1794 – September 25, 1870), was an American jurist who served on the Supreme Court of the United States. Early life, education, and career Grier was born in C...

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Thomas Todd, US Supreme Court (1765 - 1826)

U.S. Supreme Court Justice. Born in King and Queen County, Virginia, he served during the Revolutionary War when he was 16 years old as a Private in the Continental Army with a company of cavalry fro...

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Anthony Kennedy, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court MP

Anthony McLeod Kennedy (born July 23, 1936) is an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, having been appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1988. Since the retirement of Sandra Day O'...

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William J. Brennan, Jr., Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1906 - 1997)

William Joseph Brennan, Jr. (April 25, 1906 – July 24, 1997) was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1956 to 1990. As the seventh long...

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Arthur Goldberg, U.S. Secretary of Labor and Associate Justice of the U.S Supreme Court MP (1908 - 1990)

Arthur Joseph Goldberg (August 8, 1908 – January 19, 1990) was an American statesman and jurist who served as the U.S. Secretary of Labor, Supreme Court Justice and Ambassador to the United Na...

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Sherman Minton, U.S. Senator, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1890 - 1965)

Sherman "Shay" Minton (October 20, 1890 – April 9, 1965) was a Democratic United States Senator from Indiana and an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He was the most...

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Brevet Maj. General William B. Woods (USA), Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1824 - 1887)

William Burnham Woods (August 3, 1824 – May 14, 1887) was an American jurist, politician, and soldier. Early life and career Woods was born on August 3, 1824 in Newark, Ohio. He was th...

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John Catron, US Supreme Ct (c.1786 - 1863)

John Catron (January 7, 1786 – May 30, 1865) was an American jurist who served as a US Supreme Court justice from 1837 to 1865. Early life Little is known of Catron's early life, but he se...

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Samuel Freeman Miller, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1816 - 1890)

Samuel Freeman Miller (April 5, 1816 – October 13, 1890) was an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1862–1890. He was a physician and lawyer. Early life and educ...

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Henry Brockholst Livingston, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court MP (1757 - 1823)

Henry Brockholst Livingston (November 25, 1757 - March 18, 1823) was an American Revolutionary War officer, a American jurist and a native of New York City. He was the son of Susanna French and Willi...

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David Souter, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court MP

David Hackett Souter ( /ˈsuːtər/; born September 17, 1939) served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1990 until his retirement on June 29, 200...

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Sandra Day O'Connor, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court MP

Sandra Day O'Connor (born March 26, 1930) is an American jurist who was the first female member of the Supreme Court of the United States. She served as an Associate Justice from 1981 until her retir...

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William Rehnquist, 16th Chief Justice of the United States MP (1924 - 2005)

William Hubbs Rehnquist (October 1, 1924 – September 3, 2005) was an American lawyer, jurist, and political figure who served as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States ...

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Lewis F. Powell, Jr., Associate Justice of the U.S.Supreme Court (1907 - 1998)

. Lewis Franklin Powell, Jr. (September 19, 1907 – August 25, 1998) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He developed a reputation as a judicial moderate, and wa...

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Harry Blackmun, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1908 - 1999)

Harold Andrew Blackmun (November 12, 1908 – March 4, 1999) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1970 until 1994. He is best known as the author of Roe v. Wad...

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Earl Warren MP (1891 - 1974)

Earl Warren (March 19, 1891 – July 9, 1974) was the 14th Chief Justice of the United States and the only person elected Governor of California three times. Excerpt from Wikipedia Before hold...

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Byron "Whizzer" White, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1917 - 2002)

Byron Raymond "Whizzer" White (June 8, 1917 – April 15, 2002) won fame both as a football halfback and as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Appointed to the court...

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Potter Stewart, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1915 - 1985)

Potter Stewart (January 23, 1915 – December 7, 1985) was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. During his tenure, he made, among other areas, major contributions to criminal...

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Tom C. Clark, U.S. Attorney General, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1899 - 1977)

Thomas Campbell Clark (September 23, 1899 – June 13, 1977) was United States Attorney General from 1945 to 1949 and an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1949–...

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Fred M. Vinson, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 13th Chief Justice of the United States (1890 - 1953)

Frederick Moore Vinson (January 22, 1890 – September 8, 1953) served the United States in all three branches of government and was the most prominent member of the Vinson political family. In ...

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Wiley Blount Rutledge, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1894 - 1949)

Wiley Blount Rutledge, Jr. (July 20, 1894 – September 10, 1949) was an American educator, lawyer, and justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Early life Rutledge was born in Clo...

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Robert H. Jackson, U.S. Attorney General, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1892 - 1954)

Robert Houghwout Jackson (February 13, 1892 – October 9, 1954) was United States Attorney General (1940–1941) and an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court (1941–19...

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William O. Douglas, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court MP (1898 - 1980)

William Orville Douglas (October 16, 1898 – January 19, 1980) was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. With a term lasting 36 years and 209 days, he is the longest-serving ...

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Stanley Forman Reed, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1884 - 1980)

Stanley Forman Reed (December 31, 1884 – April 2, 1980) was a noted American attorney who served as United States Solicitor General from 1935 to 1938 and as an Associate Justice of the U.S. Su...

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Hugo Black, U.S. Senator, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (c.1886 - 1971)

Hugo Lafayette Black (February 27, 1886 – September 25, 1971) was an American politician and jurist. A member of the Democratic Party, Black represented Alabama in the United States Senate from ...

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Owen J. Roberts (1875 - 1955)

Supreme Court Justice. (from wikipedia) "an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court for fifteen years. He also led two Roberts Commissions, the first that investigated the attack o...

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Edward Terry Sanford, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1865 - 1930)

Edward Terry Sanford (July 23, 1865 – March 8, 1930) was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court from 1923 until his death in 1930. Prior to hi...

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George Sutherland, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court MP (1862 - 1942)

Alexander George Sutherland[2] (March 25, 1862 – July 18, 1942) was an English-born U.S. jurist and political figure. One of four appointments to the Supreme Court by President Warren G. Hardi...

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James Clark McReynolds, U.S. Attorney General, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1862 - 1946)

James Clark McReynolds (February 3, 1862 – August 24, 1946) was an American lawyer and judge who served both as United States Attorney General under President Woodrow Wilson and as an Associat...

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Mahlon Pitney, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1858 - 1924)

Mahlon Pitney was an American jurist and Republican Party politician from New Jersey, who served in the United States Congress and as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Born in ...

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Willis Van Devanter, Associate Justice of the U.S.Supreme Court (1859 - 1941)

Willis Van Devanter was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, January 3, 1911 to June 2, 1937. Early Life Born in Marion, Indiana, Van Devanter received a LL.B. from the Cincinna...

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Charles Evans Hughes, Sr., Governor, U.S. Secretary of State, 11th Chief Justice of the United States MP (1862 - 1948)

Charles Evans Hughes, Sr. (April 11, 1862 – August 27, 1948) was a lawyer and Republican politician from the State of New York. He served as the 36th Governor of New York (1907–1910), A...

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Horace Harmon Lurton, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1844 - 1914)

Horace Harmon Lurton (February 26, 1844 – July 12, 1914) was an American jurist who served for four years as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Appointed at the age of 65, Lu...

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William Henry Moody, U.S. Secretary of the Navy and Attorney General, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1853 - 1917)

William Henry Moody (December 23, 1853 – July 2, 1917) was an American politician and jurist, who held positions in all three branches of the Government of the United States. Biography Bor...

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William R. Day, U.S. Secretary of State, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1849 - 1923)

William Rufus Day (April 17, 1849 – July 9, 1923) was an American diplomat and jurist, who served for nineteen years as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Biography Day w...

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Rufus Wheeler Peckham, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1838 - 1909)

Rufus Wheeler Peckham (November 8, 1838 – October 24, 1909) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1895 until 1909. He was known for his strong use of substant...

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Edward Douglass White, U.S. Senator, 9th Chief Justice of the United States (1845 - 1921)

Edward Douglass White, Jr. (November 3, 1845 – May 19, 1921), American politician and jurist, was a United States senator, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court and the ninth Ch...

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Howell Edmunds Jackson, US Senator, Justice, US Sup. Ct. (1832 - 1895)

Howell Edmunds Jackson (April 8, 1832 – August 8, 1895) was an American jurist and politician. He served on the United States Supreme Court, in the U.S. Senate, United States Court of Appeals ...

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George Shiras, Jr., Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1832 - 1924)

. George Shiras, Jr. (January 26, 1832 – August 2, 1924) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States who was nominated to the Court by Republican President Benjamin Harr...

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Henry Billings Brown, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1836 - 1913)

Henry Billings Brown (March 2, 1836 – September 4, 1913) was an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from January 5, 1891, to May 28, 1906. He was the author of the opin...

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Joseph Rucker Lamar, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1857 - 1916)

Joseph Rucker Lamar (October 15, 1857 – January 2, 1916) was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court appointed by President William Howard Taft. A cousin of former associate ju...

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Lucius Q. C. Lamar, US Senator, US Sec'y of the Interior, Justice US Sup. Ct (1825 - 1893)

) Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (September 17, 1825 – January 23, 1893) was an American politician and jurist from Mississippi. A United States Representative and Senator, he also served as...

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Samuel Blatchford, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1820 - 1893)

Samuel Blatchford (March 9, 1820 – July 7, 1893) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from April 3, 1882 until his death. Early life Blatchford was born in Au...

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Horace Gray, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1828 - 1902)

Horace Gray (March 24, 1828 – September 15, 1902) was an American jurist who ultimately served on the United States Supreme Court. He was active in public service and a great philanthropist to...

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Stanley Matthews, U.S. Senator, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1824 - 1889)

) Thomas Stanley Matthews (July 21, 1824 – March 22, 1889), known as Stanley Matthews, was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, serving from May 1881 to his death in 1889. ...

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Morrison "Mott" Waite, 7th Chief Justice of the United States (1816 - 1888)

Morrison Remick Waite, nicknamed "Mott" (November 29, 1816 – March 23, 1888) was the seventh Chief Justice of the United States from 1874 to 1888. Early life and education He was born at L...

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Ward Hunt, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1810 - 1886)

Ward Hunt (June 14, 1810 – March 24, 1886), was an American jurist and politician. He was Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals from 1868 to 1869, and an associate justice of the U.S. S...

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Joseph P. Bradley, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1813 - 1892)

Joseph Philo Bradley (March 14, 1813 – January 22, 1892) was an American jurist best known for his service on the United States Supreme Court, and on the Electoral Commission that decided the ...

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William Strong, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court MP (1808 - 1895)

) William Strong (May 6, 1808 – August 19, 1895) was an American jurist and politician. He was a justice on the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of t...

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David Davis, U.S. Senator, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1815 - 1886)

) David Davis (March 9, 1815 – June 26, 1886) was a United States Senator from Illinois and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. He also served as Abraham Lincoln's campaign m...

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Noah H. Swayne, Assoc. Justice of the U.S. Sup. Ct. (1804 - 1884)

Noah Haynes Swayne (December 7, 1804 – June 8, 1884) was an American jurist and politician. He was the first Republican appointed as a justice to the United States Supreme Court. Birth and e...

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Nathan Clifford, U.S. Attorney General, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1803 - 1881)

Nathan Clifford (August 18, 1803 – July 25, 1881) was an American statesman, diplomat and jurist. Clifford was born of old Yankee stock in Rumney, New Hampshire, to farmers, the only son of ...

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John Archibald Campbell, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court MP (1811 - 1889)

John Archibald Campbell (June 24, 1811 – March 12, 1889) was an American jurist. Campbell was born near Washington, Georgia, to Col. Duncan Greene Campbell (for whom the now-defunct Campbell...

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Benjamin Robbins Curtis, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1809 - 1874)

Benjamin Robbins Curtis (November 4, 1809 – September 15, 1874) was an American attorney and United States Supreme Court Justice. Curtis was the first and only Whig justice of the Supreme Co...

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Levi Woodbury, Governor, U.S. Senator, Secretary of the Navy and Treasury, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1789 - 1851)

Levi Woodbury (December 22, 1789 – September 4, 1851) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, a U.S. Senator, Governor of New Hampshire and cabinet member in three ad...

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Samuel Nelson, Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court (1792 - 1873)

Samuel Nelson (November 10, 1792 – December 13, 1873) was an American attorney and an Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Born in Hebron, New York, Nelson attended Middlebury ...

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Peter Vivian Daniel, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1784 - 1860)

Peter Vivian Daniel (April 24, 1784 – May 31, 1860) was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. Early life, education, and career D...

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Henry Baldwin MP (1780 - 1844)

Portrait of Judge Henry Baldwin done by Thomas Sully 1834. . Pg 23 ) Henry Baldwin (January 14, 1780 – April 21, 1844) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United State...

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Robert Trimble, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1776 - 1828)

Robert Trimble (November 17, 1776 – August 25, 1828) was an attorney, judge, and a justice of the United States Supreme Court. Early life and family Trimble was born in Berkeley County, Vi...

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Smith Thompson, U.S. Secretary of the Navy, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1768 - 1843)

Smith Thompson (January 17, 1768 – December 18, 1843) was a United States Secretary of the Navy from 1818 to 1823, and a United States Supreme Court Associate Justice from 1823 until his death...

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Joseph Story, Assoc. Justice of the US Supr. Court (1779 - 1845)

Joseph Story (September 18, 1779 – September 10, 1845) was an American lawyer and jurist who served on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1811 to 1845. He is most remembered today for...

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William Johnson, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1771 - 1834)

) William Johnson (December 17 or December 27, 1771 - August 4, 1834) was a state legislator and judge in South Carolina, and an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1804 to his ...

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Samuel Chase, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1741 - 1811)

Samuel Chase (April 17, 1741 – June 19, 1811) was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court and earlier was a signatory to the United States Declaration of Independence as a repr...

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Oliver Ellsworth, U.S. Senator, 3rd Chief Justice of the United States MP (1745 - 1807)

Oliver ELLSWORTH 1745-1807 Parents: David Ellsworth 1709-1782 and Jerusha Leavitt 1721-1790 Minister to France, an American lawyer and politician, a revolutionary against British rule, a drafter of...

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Wiliiam Paterson, Governor, U.S.Senator, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Signer of the US Constitution MP (1745 - 1806)

) William Paterson (December 24, 1745 – September 9, 1806) was a New Jersey statesman, a signer of the United States Constitution, and Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, who...

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Thomas Johnson, Governor, Assoc. Justice, US Sup. Ct. MP (1732 - 1819)

DAR Ancestor #: A063746 JOHNSON, Thomas, a Delegate from Maryland; born near the mouth of St. Leonards Creek, Calvert County, Md., November 4, 1732; at an early age moved to Annapolis, Md.; studied l...

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James Iredell, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1751 - 1799)

James Iredell (October 5, 1751 – October 20, 1799) was one of the first Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States. He was appointed by President George Washington and served from 1790...

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John Blair, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Signer of the US Constitution MP (1732 - 1800)

John Blair, Jr. b. 1732 in Williamsburg, Virginia, d. August 31, 1800 in Williamsburg, Virginia. Buried at Bruton Parish, Williamsburg, Virginia. John Blair, Jr. was a signer of the U.S. Constitution...

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Harold H. Burton, U.S. Senator, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1888 - 1964)

Harold Hitz Burton (June 22, 1888 – October 28, 1964) was an American politician and lawyer. He served as the 45th mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, as a U.S. Senator from Ohio, and as an Associate Ju...

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Benjamin N. Cardozo, Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court MP (1870 - 1938)

Benjamin Nathan Cardozo (May 24, 1870 – July 9, 1938) was a well-known American lawyer and associate Supreme Court Justice. Cardozo is remembered for his significant influence on the developme...

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Louis Brandeis, Associate Justice of the U.S.Supreme Court MP (1856 - 1941)

Louis David Brandeis (pronounced /ˈbrændaɪs/; November 13, 1856 – October 5, 1941), President Wilson nominated Brandeis to the Supreme Court of the United States in 1916. ...

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Felix Frankfurter, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court MP (1882 - 1965)

Born in Vienna, 1882: Num. 4017 Wien Frankfurter, Felix to Samuel Leopold Frankfurter and Emma Winter. Felix Frankfurter (November 15, 1882-February 22, 1965) became an Associate Justice of the Unit...

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Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court MP

Stephen Gerald Breyer (/ˈbraɪər/; born August 15, 1938) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1994, and known ...

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Elena Kagan, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court MP

Washington, D.C., United States

Elena Kagan was born on April 28, 1960 in New York, New York. She is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving since August 7, 2010. Kagan is the Court's 112th justice and...

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Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court MP

Washington D.C., DC, USA

Sonia Sotomayor was born on 25 June 1954 in the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. She is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving since August 2009. Sotomayor is the C...

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John McLean, US Postmaster General, US Supreme Court (1785 - 1861)

John McLean (March 11, 1785 – April 4, 1861) was an American jurist and politician who served in the United States Congress, as U.S. Postmaster General, and as a justice on the Ohio and U.S. S...

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Justice Alfred Moore, US Sup. Ct. (1755 - 1810)

Alfred Moore (May 21, 1755 – October 15, 1810) was a distinguished North Carolina judge who became a justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Moore Square, a park located in the Moor...

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James Moore Wayne, Assoc. Justice of the US Sup. Ct. (1790 - 1867)

James Moore Wayne (1790 – July 5, 1867) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States and was a United States Representative from Georgia. Biography Born in Savannah, ...

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John G. Roberts, 17th Chief Justice of the United States MP

John Glover Roberts, Jr. (born January 27, 1955) is the 17th and current Chief Justice of the United States. He has served since 2005, having been nominated by President George W. Bush after the deat...

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Chief Justice John Jay, 6th Pres. Cont. Congress MP (1745 - 1829)

John Jay (12 December 1745 - 17 May 1829) was an American politician, statesman, revolutionary, diplomat, a Founding Father of the United States, and the first Chief Justice of the United States (1789 ...

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Salmon P. Chase, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 6th Chief Justice of the United States (1808 - 1873)

Salmon Portland Chase (January 13, 1808 – May 7, 1873) was an American politician and jurist who served as U.S. Senator from Ohio and the 23rd Governor of Ohio; as U.S. Treasury Secretary under ...

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James Wilson, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1742 - 1798)

James Wilson (1742–1798) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence. Wilson was elected twice to the Continental Congress,...

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Roger B. Taney, Chief Justice of the U.S., Attorney General, and Secretary of the Treasury MP (1777 - 1864)

His most famous decision was that rendered in the Dred Scott case: that Congress had no power to exclude slavery from the territories - Myers 1697 -------------------- Roger Brooke Taney (pronounced ...

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Harlan F. Stone, U.S. Attorney General, 12th Chief Justice of the United States (1872 - 1946)

Harlan Fiske Stone (October 11, 1872 – April 22, 1946) was an American lawyer and jurist. A native of New Hampshire, he served as the dean of Columbia Law School, his alma mater, in the early ...

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William H. Taft, 27th President of the USA MP (1857 - 1930)

"Presidents come and go, but the Supreme Court goes on forever." -- William Howard Taft He considered his time as Chief Justice to be the highest point of his career; allegedly, he once remarked "I d...

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Philip Pendleton Barbour, Speaker of the House, Justice of the US Sup. Ct. MP (1783 - 1841)

Philip Pendleton Barbour (May 25, 1783 – February 25, 1841) was a U.S. Congressman from Virginia and an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. He was also the brother of Virgini...

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David Josiah Brewer, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1837 - 1910)

David Josiah Brewer (June 20, 1837 – March 28, 1910) was an American jurist and an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court for 20 years. Early life Brewer was born to a family of Congr...

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Gabriel Duvall, Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court (1752 - 1844)

Marietta House Built between 1812 and 1816 by Judge Gabriel Duvall. Probably built with slave labor and from bricks manufactured on the property or nearby. Grandson Edmund Bryce DuVal inherited the...

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William Cushing, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1732 - 1810)

William Cushing (March 1, 1732 – September 13, 1810) was an early Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, from its inception to his death. He was the longest-serving of the Court...

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Stephen Johnson Field, Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court (1816 - 1899)

Stephen Johnson Field (November 4, 1816 – April 9, 1899) was an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court from May 20, 1863, to December 1, 1897. Prior to this, he was the 5th Chief...

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Bushrod Washington, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court MP (1762 - 1829)

Favorite nephew of President George Washington. In 1802, upon the death of his aunt, Martha Washington, he inherited Mount Vernon and a part of the estate. Also mentioned in his father's will. Bush...

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