US History/Chief Justices

1: John Jay, served October 19, 1789–June 29, 1795
Appointed by: George Washington  
2: John Rutledge, served August 12, 1795–December 15, 1795
Appointed by: George Washington  
3: Oliver Ellsworth, served March 8, 1796–December 15, 1800
Appointed by: George Washington  
4: John Marshall, served February 4, 1801–July 6, 1835†
Appointed by: John Adams  
5: Roger B. Taney, served March 28, 1836–October 12, 1864†
Appointed by: Andrew Jackson  
6: Salmon P. Chase, served December 15, 1864–May 7, 1873†
Appointed by: Abraham Lincoln  
7: Morrison Waite, served March 4, 1874–March 23, 1888†
Appointed by: Ulysses S. Grant  
8: Melville Fuller, served October 8, 1888–July 4, 1910†
Appointed by: Grover Cleveland  
9: Edward Douglass White, served December 19, 1910–May 19, 1921†
Appointed by: William Howard Taft  
10: William Howard Taft, served July 11, 1921–February 3, 1930
Appointed by: Warren G. Harding  
11: Charles Evans Hughes, served February 24, 1930–June 30, 1941
Appointed by: Herbert Hoover  
12: Harlan Fiske Stone, served July 3, 1941–April 22, 1946†
Appointed by: Franklin D. Roosevelt  
13: Frederick Moore Vinson, served June 24, 1946–September 8, 1953†
Appointed by: Harry S. Truman  
14: Earl Warren, served October 5, 1953–June 23, 1969
Appointed by: Dwight D. Eisenhower  
15: Warren Earl Burger, served June 23, 1969–September 26, 1986
Appointed by: Richard Nixon  
16: William Rehnquist, served September 26, 1986–September 3, 2005†
Appointed by: Ronald Reagan  
17: John Roberts, served September 29, 2005–present
Appointed by: George W. Bush  

† Died in office.


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