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U.S. Supreme Court Justices Selective Bibliography: The New Nation 1783-1820

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John Jay

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

September 26, 1789 - June 29, 1795

John Rutledge

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

September 26, 1789 - March 4, 1791

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

June 30, 1795 - December 28, 1795

James Wilson

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

September 29, 1789 - August 21, 1798

James Iredell

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court 

May 12, 1790 - October 20, 1799

Thomas Johnson

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

August 5, 1792 - January 16, 1793

William Paterson

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

March 4, 1793 - September 8, 1806

Samuel Chase

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

January 27, 1796 - June 19, 1811

Oliver Ellsworth

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

March 4, 1796 - September 30, 1800

Bushrod Washington

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

December 20, 1798 - November 26, 1829

John Marshall

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

January 31, 1801 - July 6, 1835

William Johnson

Associate Judge of the Supreme Court

May 7, 1804 - August 4, 1834

Joseph Story

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

February 3, 1812 - September 10, 1845