All U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ever

Name all the people to ever serve on the Supreme Court of the United States.
Justices whose names appear in italics served as Chief Justice
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Last updated: October 26, 2020
First submittedSeptember 8, 2016
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Years
Appointed by
Justice
1789-1795
Washington
John Jay
1789-1791
1795
Washington
John Rutledge
1789-1810
Washington
William Cushing
1789-1798
Washington
James Wilson
1789-1795
Washington
John Blair, Jr.
1790-1799
Washington
James Iredell
1792-1793
Washington
Thomas Johnson
1793-1806
Washington
William Paterson
1796-1811
Washington
Samuel Chase
1796-1800
Washington
Oliver Ellsworth
1798-1829
John Adams
Bushrod Washington
1800-1804
John Adams
Alfred Moore
1801-1835
John Adams
John Marshall
1804-1834
Jefferson
William Johnson
1807-1823
Jefferson
Henry Livingston
1807-1826
Jefferson
Thomas Todd
1811-1835
Madison
Gabriel Duvall
1812-1845
Madison
Joseph Story
1823-1843
Monroe
Smith Thompson
1826-1828
John Q. Adams
Robert Trimble
1829-1861
Jackson
John McLean
1830-1844
Jackson
Henry Baldwin
1835-1867
Jackson
James Wayne
1836-1864
Jackson
Roger B. Taney
1836-1841
Jackson
Philip Barbour
1837-1865
Jackson
John Catron
1837-1852
Van Buren
John McKinley
1842-1860
Van Buren
Peter Daniel
1845-1872
Tyler
Samuel Nelson
1845-1851
Polk
Levi Woodbury
1846-1870
Polk
Robert Grier
1851-1857
Fillmore
Benjamin Curtis
1853-1861
Pierce
John Campbell
1858-1881
Buchanan
Nathan Clifford
1862-1881
Lincoln
Noah Swayne
1862-1890
Lincoln
Samuel Miller
1862-1877
Lincoln
David Davis
1863-1897
Lincoln
Stephen Field
1864-1873
Lincoln
Salmon P. Chase
1870-1880
Grant
William Strong
1870-1892
Grant
Joseph P. Bradley
1873-1882
Grant
Ward Hunt
1874-1888
Grant
Morrison Waite
1877-1911
Hayes
John Harlan
1881-1887
Hayes
William Burnham Woods
1881-1889
Garfield
Stanley Matthews
1882-1902
Arthur
Horace Gray
1882-1893
Arthur
Samuel Blatchford
1888-1893
Cleveland
Lucius Lamar
1888-1910
Cleveland
Melville Fuller
1890-1910
B. Harrison
David Brewer
1891-1906
B. Harrison
Henry Brown
1892-1903
B. Harrison
George Shiras, Jr.
1893-1895
B. Harrison
Howell Jackson
1894-1921
Cleveland
Edward White
1896-1909
Cleveland
Rufus Peckham
1898-1925
McKinley
Joseph McKenna
1902-1932
T. Roosevelt
Oliver Holmes
Years
Appointed by
Justice
1903-1922
T. Roosevelt
William R. Day
1906-1910
T. Roosevelt
William Moody
1910-1914
Taft
Horace Lurton
1910-1916
1930-1941
Taft
Charles Hughes
1911-1937
Taft
Willis Van Devanter
1911-1916
Taft
Joseph Lamar
1912-1922
Taft
Mahlon Pitney
1914-1941
Wilson
James McReynolds
1916-1939
Wilson
Louis Brandeis
1916-1922
Wilson
John Clarke
1921-1930
Harding
William Taft
1922-1938
Harding
George Sutherland
1923-1939
Harding
Pierce Butler
1923-1930
Harding
Edward Sanford
1925-1946
Coolidge
Harlan F. Stone
1930-1945
Hoover
Owen Roberts
1932-1938
Hoover
Benjamin N. Cardozo
1937-1971
F. D. Roosevelt
Hugo Black
1938-1957
F. D. Roosevelt
Stanley Reed
1939-1962
F. D. Roosevelt
Felix Frankfurter
1939-1975
F. D. Roosevelt
William O. Douglas
1940-1949
F. D. Roosevelt
Frank Murphy
1941-1942
F. D. Roosevelt
James F. Byrnes
1941-1954
F. D. Roosevelt
Robert H. Jackson
1943-1949
F. D. Roosevelt
Wiley Rutledge
1945-1958
Truman
Harold Burton
1946-1953
Truman
Fred M. Vinson
1949-1967
Truman
Tom C. Clark
1949-1956
Truman
Sherman Minton
1953-1969
Eisenhower
Earl Warren
1955-1971
Eisenhower
John Harlan II
1956-1990
Eisenhower
William J. Brennan
1957-1962
Eisenhower
Charles Whittaker
1958-1981
Eisenhower
Potter Stewart
1962-1993
Kennedy
Byron White
1962-1965
Kennedy
Arthur Goldberg
1965-1969
L. B. Johnson
Abe Fortas
1967-1991
L. B. Johnson
Thurgood Marshall
1969-1986
Nixon
Warren Burger
1970-1994
Nixon
Harry Blackmun
1972-1987
Nixon
Lewis F. Powell
1972-2005
Nixon
William Rehnquist
1975-2010
Ford
John Paul Stevens
1981-2006
Reagan
Sandra Day O'Connor
1986-2016
Reagan
Antonin Scalia
1988-2018
Reagan
Anthony Kennedy
1990-2009
G. H. W. Bush
David Souter
1993-2020
Clinton
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
1991-
G. H. W. Bush
Clarence Thomas
1994-
Clinton
Stephen Breyer
2005-
G. W. Bush
John Roberts
2006-
G. W. Bush
Samuel Alito
2009-
Obama
Sonia Sotomayor
2010-
Obama
Elena Kagan
2017-
Trump
Neil Gorsuch
2018-
Trump
Brett Kavanaugh
2020-
Trump
Amy Coney Barrett
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Level 76
Sep 9, 2016
Some of the answers require first and last name, you should change this to just last name, or just make it consistent. A bit frustrating when Samuel Chase didn't show up, but when I typed in the first and last it worked. Same thing with some of the earlier justices.
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Level ∞
Sep 9, 2016
Should be fixed now
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Level 80
Sep 10, 2016
Thomas is the most well known. A good scandal can do wonders for name recognition.
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Level 43
Aug 16, 2020
David Souter grew up in my tiny town!