Sandra O'Connor, Associate Justice (1981-2006)

General Information

  • Birth DateMarch 26, 1930
  • Birth LocationEl Paso, TX
  • Age of Departure from the Court75
  • Bar AdmissionCalif., 1952; Ariz., 1957

Data Series

Offices

  • Associate Justice
  • Confirmation DateSeptember 21, 1981
  • Nominating PresidentRonald Reagan
  • Nomination DateAugust 19, 1981
  • ReplacedPotter Stewart
  • ReplacementSamuel Alito
  • Other Offices
  • State OfficeDeputy county attorney, San Mateo, Calif., 1952–53; assistant attorney general, Ariz., 1965–69; Arizona Senate, 1969–75; majority leader, Arizona Senate, 1973–74