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Senators Who Served on the U.S. Supreme Court


Name (Party-State)

Senate Service

Supreme Court Service

Minton, Sherman (D-IN)

1935-1941

1949-1956

Burton, Harold H. (R-OH)

1941-1945

1945-1958

Byrnes, James F. (D-SC)

1931-1941

1941-1942

Black, Hugo L. (D-AL)

1927-1937

1937-1971

Sutherland, George (R-UT)

1905-1917

1922-1938

White, Edward D. (D-LA)

1891-1894

1894-1921 (Chief Justice 1910-1921)

Jackson, Howell E. (D-TN)

1881-1886

1893-1895

Lamar, Lucius Q. C. (D-MS)

1877-1885

1888-1893

Matthews, Stanley (R-OH)

1877-1879

1881-1889

Chase, Salmon P. (FS/R-OH)

1849-1855

1864-1873 Chief Justice

Davis, David* (I-IL)

1877-1883

1862-1877

Woodbury, Levi (J/D-NH)

1825-1831; 1841-1845

1845-1851

McKinley, John (J/D-AL)

1826-1831; 1837

1837-1852

Ellsworth, Oliver (Pro-admin/F-CT)

1789-1796

1796-1800 Chief Justice

Paterson, William (Pro-Admin-NJ)

1789-1790

1793-1806