Lewis Powell Jr., Associate Justice (1972-1987)

General Information

  • Birth DateSeptember 19, 1907
  • Birth LocationSuffolk, VA
  • Death DateApril 15, 2002
  • Death LocationRichmond, VA
  • Age of Departure from the Court79
  • Reason for Departure from the CourtRetired
  • Bar AdmissionVa., 1933

Data Series

Offices

  • Associate Justice
  • Confirmation DateDecember 06, 1971
  • Nominating PresidentRichard Milhous Nixon
  • Nomination DateOctober 22, 1971
  • ReplacedHugo L. Black
  • ReplacementAnthony Kennedy
  • Other Offices
  • State OfficePresident, Richmond, Virginia, school board, 1952–61; member, Virginia state school board, 1961–69; president, Virginia state school board, 1968–69