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The Hughes Court (1930–41)

Introduction

How many and which justices served on the Hughes Court?

Seventeen justices served on the Hughes Court, which lasted from 1930 to 1941. These included: Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes and Justices Edward Sanford, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Willis Van Devanter, James C. McReynolds, Louis D. Brandeis, George Sutherland, Pierce Butler, Edward T. Sanford, Harlan Fiske Stone, Owen J. Roberts, Benjamin N. Cardozo, Hugo Black, Stanley F. Reed, Felix Frankfurter, William O. Douglas, and Frank Murphy.



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