William Rehnquist, Chief Justice (1972-2005)

General Information

  • Birth DateOctober 1, 1924
  • Birth LocationMilwaukee, WI
  • Death LocationArlington, VA
  • Age of Departure from the Court80
  • Bar AdmissionAriz., 1953

Data Series

Offices

  • Chief Justice
  • Confirmation DateSeptember 17, 1986
  • Nominating PresidentRonald Reagan
  • Nomination DateJune 20, 1986
  • ReplacedWarren Burger
  • ReplacementJohn Roberts
  • Associate Justice
  • ReplacementAntonin Scalia
  • ReplacedJohn Marshall Harlan II
  • Nomination DateOctober 22, 1971
  • Nominating PresidentRichard Milhous Nixon
  • Confirmation DateDecember 10, 1971
  • Other Offices
  • Federal OfficeAssistant attorney general, 1969–71