Justices of the United States Supreme Court from Virginia
The following Virginians served as justices on the United States Supreme Court:
[John Blair] (1731–1800), appointed by George Washington and served September 30,
1789–October 25, 1795. Resigned.
[John Marshall] (1755–1835), appointed
chief justice by John Adams and served February 4, 1801–July 6, 1835. Died in
[Bushrod Washington] (1762–1829), appointed
by John Adams and served September 29, 1798–November 26, 1829. Died in office.
Philip Pendleton Barbour (1783–1841),
appointed by Andrew Jackson and served March 15, 1836–February 25, 1841. Died in
Peter V. Daniel (1784–1860), appointed by
Martin Van Buren and served March 3, 1841–May 31, 1860. Died in office.
[Lewis Franklin Powell Jr.] (1907–1998),
appointed by Richard Milhous Nixon and served January 7, 1972–June 26, 1987.
Salmon, Emily J. and Edward D. C. Campbell Jr., eds. The Hornbook
of Virginia History: A Ready-Reference Guide to the Old Dominion's People, Places,
and Past. Fourth Edition. Richmond, Virginia: The Library of Virginia,
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