William Rehnquist

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Birthday
1, 1924
Birthplace
Milwaukee, WI
Death Date
Sep 3, 2005 (80)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
1, 1924
Birthplace
Milwaukee, WI
Death Date
Sep 3, 2005 (80)

About

United States Chief Justice appointed by President Ronald Reagan to the Supreme Court. Prior to becoming Chief Justice in 1986, he had served under the Nixon administration as an Associate Supreme Court Justice.

Before Fame

He served in the United States Army Air Forces for three years.

Trivia

He served for nineteen years as the Chief Justice, making him, at the time, the fourth-longest- serving Chief Justice in history.

Family Life

He was married to Nan Cornell from 1953 until her death in 1991.

Associated With

He and fellow Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor both graduated from Stanford Law School and even briefly dated.