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U.S. Supreme Court Justices Selective Bibliography: Expansionism & Pre-Civil War 1821-1860

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Smith Thompson

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

September 1, 1823 - December 18, 1843

John McLean

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

March 7, 1829 - April 4, 1861

James Moore Wayne

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

January 14, 1835 - July 5, 1867

Roger B. Taney

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

March 15, 1836 - October 12, 1864

John Catron

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

March 8, 1837 - May 30, 1865

John McKinley

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

April 22, 1837 - July 19, 1852

Samuel Nelson

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

February 14, 1845 - November 28, 1872

Levi Woodbury

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

September 20, 1845 - September 4, 1851

Benjamin Robbins Curtis

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

September 22, 1851 - September 30, 1857

John Archibald Campbell

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

March 23, 1853 - April 30, 1861

Nathan Clifford

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

January 12, 1858 - July 25, 1881