Morrison Waite

Supreme Court Justice

Birthday November 29, 1816

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace Lyme, CT

DEATH DATE Mar 23, 1888 (71)

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About

Served as the seventh Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Before Fame

He graduated from Yale University in 1837.

Trivia

He was an advocate for the education of black individuals in the South.

Family Life

He married Amelia Warner in 1840. The couple had four children together.

Associated With

He was nominated as a Chief Justice by President Ulysses S. Grant.