President Washington's Nominees

Name

State

Date of Birth

To Replace

Date of Appointment

Confirmation or Other Action

Date Service Ended

Years of Service

John Jay NY 12/12/1745 New Seat 9/24/1789 9/26/1789 6/29/1795 6
John Rutledge SC 9/1739

Jay

9/24/1789 9/26/1789 3/5/1791 1
William Cushing MA 3/1/1732 New Seat 9/24/1789 9/26/1789 9/13/1810 21
Robert H. Harrison MD 1745 New Seat 9/24/1789 9/26/1789  D -- --
James Wilson PA 9/14/1742 New Seat 9/24/1789 9/26/1789 8/21/1798 9
John Blair VA 1732 New Seat 9/24/1789 9/26/1789 1/27/1796 6
James Iredell NC 10/5/1751 Harrison 2/8/1790 2/10/1790 10/20/1799 9
Thomas Johnson MD 11/4/1732 Rutledge 11/1/1791 11/7/1791 3/4/1793 1
William Paterson NJ 12/24/1745 Johnson 2/27/1793 2/28/1793  W -- --
William Paterson° -- -- Johnson 3/4/1793 3/4/1793 9/9/1806 13
John Rutledge° -- -- Jay 7/1/1795 12/15/1795 R 3/5/1791 --
William Cushing° -- -- Jay 1/26/1796 1/27/1796   D -- --
Samuel Chase MD 4/17/1741 Blair 1/26/1796 1/27/1796 6/19/1811 15
Oliver Ellsworth CT 4/29/1745 Jay 3/3/1796 3/4/1796 12/15/1800 4

Boldface-Chief Justice      Italics-Did not serve    °Earlier Court service     D-Declined    W-Withdrawn 
  P-Postponed        R-Rejected  

President Adams' Nominees

Name

State

Date of Birth

To Replace

Date of Appointment

Confirmation or Other Action

Date Service Ended

Years of Service

Bushrod Washington VA 6/5/1762 Wilson 12/19/1798 12/20/1798 11/26/1829 31
Alfred Moore NC 5/21/1755 Iredell 12/6/1799 12/10/1799 1/26/1804 4
John Jay° -- -- Ellsworth 12/18/1800 12/19/1800 D -- --
John Marshall VA 9/24/1755 Ellsworth 1/20/1801 1/27/1801 7/6/1835 34

Boldface-Chief Justice      Italics-Did not serve    °Earlier Court service     D-Declined    W-Withdrawn 
  P-Postponed        R-Rejected  

President Jefferson's Nominees

Name

State

Date of Birth

To Replace

Date of Appointment

Confirmation or Other Action

Date Service Ended

Years of Service

William Johnson SC 12/27/1771 Moore 3/22/1804 3/24/1804 8/4/1834 30
H. Brockholst Livingston NY 11/25/1757 Paterson 12/13/1806 12/17/1806 3/18/1823 16
Thomas Todd KY 1/23/1765 New Seat 2/28/1807 3/3/1807 2/7/1826 19

President Madison's Nominees

Name

State

Date of Birth

To Replace

Date of Appointment

Confirmation or Other Action

Date Service Ended

Years of Service

Levi Lincoln MA 5/15/1749 Cushing 1/2/1811 1/3/1811   D -- --
Alexander Wolcott CT 9/15/1758 Cushing 2/4/1811 2/13/1811 R -- --
John Quincy Adams MA 7/11/1767 Cushing 2/21/1811 2/22/1811 D -- --
Joseph Story MD 9/18/1779 Cushing 11/15/1811 11/18/1811 9/10/1845 34
Gabriel Duvall MD 12/6/1752 Chase 11/15/1811 11/18/1811 1/14/1835 23

Boldface-Chief Justice      Italics-Did not serve    °Earlier Court service     D-Declined    W-Withdrawn 
  P-Postponed        R-Rejected  

President Monroe's Nominees

Name

State

Date of Birth

To Replace

Date of Appointment

Confirmation or Other Action

Date Service Ended

Years of Service

Smith Thompson NY 1/17/1768 Livingston 12/8/1823 12/19/1823 12/18/1843 20

President J.Q. Adams' Nominees

Name

State

Date of Birth

To Replace

Date of Appointment

Confirmation or Other Action

Date Service Ended

Years of Service

Robert Trimble KY 11/17/1776 Todd 4/11/1826 5/9/1826 8/25/1825 2
John J. Crittenden KY 9/10/1787 Trimble 12/17/1828 2/12/1829  P -- --

Boldface-Chief Justice      Italics-Did not serve    °Earlier Court service     D-Declined    W-Withdrawn 
  P-Postponed        R-Rejected  

President Jackson's Nominees 

Name

State

Date of Birth

To Replace

Date of Appointment

Confirmation or Other Action

Date Service Ended

Years of Service

John McLean OH 3/11/1785 Trimble 3/6/1829 3/7/1829 4/4/1861 32
Henry Baldwin PA 1/14/1780 Washington 1/4/1830 1/6/1830 4/21/1844 14
James M. Wayne GA 1790 Johnson 1/7/1835 1/9/1835 7/5/1867 32
Roger B. Taney MD 3/17/1777 Duvall 1/15/1835 3/3/1835  P -- --
Roger B. Taney -- -- Marshall 12/28/1835 3/15/1836 10/12/1864 28
Philip P. Barbour VA 5/25/1783 Duvall 12/28/1835 3/15/1836 2/25/1841 5
William Smith AL 1762 New Seat 3/3/1837 3/8/1837  D -- --
John Catron TN 1786 New Seat 3/3/1837 3/8/1837 5/30/1865 28

Boldface-Chief Justice      Italics-Did not serve    °Earlier Court service     D-Declined    W-Withdrawn 
  P-Postponed        R-Rejected  

President Van Buren's Nominees

Name

State

Date of Birth

To Replace

Date of Appointment

Confirmation or Other Action

Date Service Ended

Years of Service

John McKinley AL 5/1/1780 New Seat 9/18/1837 9/25/1837 7/19/1852 15
Peter V. Daniel VA 4/24/1784 Barbour 2/26/1841 3/2/1841 5/31/1860 19

President Tyler's Nominees

Name

State

Date of Birth

To Replace

Date of Appointment

Confirmation or Other Action

Date Service Ended

Years of Service

John C. Spencer NY 1/8/1788 Thompson 1/9/1844 1/31/1844  R -- --
Reuben H. Walworth NY 10/26/1788 Thompson 3/13/1844 6/17/1844  W -- --
Edward King PA 1/31/1794 Baldwin 6/5/1844 6/15/1844  P -- --
Edward King° -- -- Baldwin 12/4/1844 2/7/1845   W -- --
Samuel Nelson NY 11/10/1792 Thompson 2/4/1845 2/14/1845 11/28/1872 27
John M. Read PA 2/21/1797 Baldwin 2/7/1845 No action -- --

Boldface-Chief Justice      Italics-Did not serve    °Earlier Court service     D-Declined    W-Withdrawn 
  P-Postponed        R-Rejected  

President Polk's Nominees

Name

State

Date of Birth

To Replace

Date of Appointment

Confirmation or Other Action

Date Service Ended

Years of Service

George W. Woodward PA 3/26/1809 Baldwin 12/23/1845 1/22/1846  R -- --
Levi Woodbury NH 12/22/1789 Story 12/23/1845 1/3/1846 9/4/1851 5
Robert C. Grier PA 3/5/1794 Baldwin 8/3/1846 8/4/1846 1/31/1870 23

Boldface-Chief Justice      Italics-Did not serve    °Earlier Court service     D-Declined    W-Withdrawn 
  P-Postponed        R-Rejected  

President Fillmore's Nominees

Name

State

Date of Birth

To Replace

Date of Appointment

Confirmation or Other Action

Date Service Ended

Years of Service

Benjamin R. Curtis MA 11/4/1809 Woodbury 12/11/1851 12/29/1851 9/30/1857 5
Edward A. Bradford LA 9/27/1813 McKinley 8/16/1852 No action -- --
George E. Badger NC 4/13/1795 McKinley 1/10/1853 2/11/1853  P -- --
William C. Micou LA 1806 McKinley 2/24/1853 No action -- --

Boldface-Chief Justice      Italics-Did not serve    °Earlier Court service     D-Declined    W-Withdrawn 
  P-Postponed        R-Rejected  

President Pierce's Nominees

Name

State

Date of Birth

To Replace

Date of Appointment

Confirmation or Other Action

Date Service Ended

Years of Service

John A. Campbell AL 6/24/1811 McKinley 3/22/1853 3/25/1853 4/30/1861 8

President Buchanan's Nominees

Name

State

Date of Birth

To Replace

Date of Appointment

Confirmation or Other Action

Date Service Ended

Years of Service

Nathan Clifford ME 8/18/1803 Curtis 12/9/1857 1/12/1858 7/25/1881 23
Jeremiah S. Black PA 1/10/1810 Daniel 2/5/1861 2/21/1861  R -- --

Boldface-Chief Justice      Italics-Did not serve    °Earlier Court service     D-Declined    W-Withdrawn 
  P-Postponed        R-Rejected  

President Lincoln's Nominees

Name

State

Date of Birth

To Replace

Date of Appointment

Confirmation or Other Action

Date Service Ended

Years of Service

Noah H. Swayne OH 12/7/1804 McLean 1/21/1862 1/24/1862 1/24/1881 19
Samuel F. Miller IA 4/5/1816 Daniel 7/16/1862 7/16/1862 10/13/1890 28
David Davis IL 3/9/1815 Campbell 12/1/1862 12/8/1862 3/4/1877 14
Stephen J. Field CA 11/4/1816 New Seat 3/6/1863 3/10/1863 12/1/1897 34
Salmon P. Chase OH 1/13/1808 Taney 12/6/1864 12/6/1864 5/7/1873 8

Boldface-Chief Justice      Italics-Did not serve    °Earlier Court service     D-Declined    W-Withdrawn 
  P-Postponed        R-Rejected  

President Johnson's Nominees

Name

State

Date of Birth

To Replace

Date of Appointment

Confirmation or Other Action

Date Service Ended

Years of Service

Henry Stanbery OH 2/20/1803 Catron 4/16/1866 No action -- --

Boldface-Chief Justice      Italics-Did not serve    °Earlier Court service     D-Declined    W-Withdrawn 
  P-Postponed        R-Rejected  

President Grant's Nominees

Name

State

Date of Birth

To Replace

Date of Appointment

Confirmation or Other Action

Date Service Ended

Years of Service

Ebenezer R. Hoar MA 2/21/1816 New Seat 12/15/1869 2/3/1870  R -- --
Edwin M. Stanton PA 12/19/1814 Grier 12/20/1869 12/20/1869 -- --
William Strong PA 5/6/1808 Grier 2/7/1870 2/18/1870 12/14/1880 10
Joseph P. Bradley NJ 3/14/1813 New Seat 2/7/1870 3/21/1870 1/22/1892 21
Ward Hunt NY 6/14/1810 Nelson 12/3/1872 12/11/1872 1/27/1882 9
George H. Williams OR 3/23/1823 Chase 12/1/1873 1/8/1874  W -- --
Caleb Cushing MA 1/17/1800 Chase 1/9/1874 1/13/1874  W -- --
Morrison R. Waite OH 11/29/1816 Chase 1/19/1874 1/21/1874 3/23/1888 14

Boldface-Chief Justice      Italics-Did not serve    °Earlier Court service     D-Declined    W-Withdrawn 
  P-Postponed        R-Rejected  

President Hayes' Nominees

Name

State

Date of Birth

To Replace

Date of Appointment

Confirmation or Other Action

Date Service Ended

Years of Service

John M. Harlan KY 6/1/1833 Davis 10/17/1877 11/29/1877 10/14/1911 34
William B. Woods GA 8/3/1824 Strong 12/15/1880 12/21/1880 5/14/1887 6
Stanley Matthews OH 7/21/1824 Swayne 1/26/1881 No action -- --

Boldface-Chief Justice      Italics-Did not serve    °Earlier Court service     D-Declined    W-Withdrawn 
  P-Postponed        R-Rejected  

President Garfield's Nominees

Name

State

Date of Birth

To Replace

Date of Appointment

Confirmation or Other Action

Date Service Ended

Years of Service

Stanley Matthews -- -- Swayne 3/14/1881 5/12/1881 3/22/1889 7

Boldface-Chief Justice      Italics-Did not serve    °Earlier Court service     D-Declined    W-Withdrawn 
  P-Postponed        R-Rejected  

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