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U.S. Supreme Court Justices Selective Bibliography: Post-World War 20th Century

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Fred M. Vinson

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

June 21, 1946 - September 8, 1953

Tom C. Clark

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

August 19, 1949 - June 12, 1967

Sherman Minton

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

October 12, 1949 - October 15, 1956

Earl Warren

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

October 5, 1953 - June 23, 1969

John Marshall Harlan II

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

March 17, 1955 - September 23, 1971

William J Brennan Jr

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

October 15, 1956 - July 20, 1990

Charles Evans Whittaker

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

March 22, 1957 - March 31, 1962

Byron White

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

April 16, 1962 - June 28, 1993

Arthur Goldberg

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

July 28, 1965 - June 24, 1968

Abe Fortas

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

October 4, 1965 - May 14, 1969

Thurgood Marshall

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

October 2, 1967 - October 1, 1991

Warren E. Burger

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

June 23, 1969 - September 26, 1986

Harry Blackmun

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

June 9, 1970 - August 3, 1994

Lewis F. Powell, Jr.

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

January 7, 1972 - June 26, 1978

William H. Rehnquist

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

January 7, 1972 - September 26, 1986

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

September 26, 1986 - September 3, 2005

John Paul Stevens

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

December 19, 1975 - June 29, 2010

Sandra Day O'Connor

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

September 25, 1981 - January 31, 2006

Antonin Scalia

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

September 26, 1986 - February 13, 2016

Anthony Kennedy

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

February 18, 1988 - Present

David Souter

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

October 9, 1990 - June 29, 2009

Clarence Thomas

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

October 23, 1991 - Present