Supreme Court Trivia

Miscellaneous Trivia

Which Supreme Court justices have been Catholic?

The first Catholic appointed to the Court was Chief Justice Roger Taney, nominated to the Court by President Andrew Jackson in 1835. The other Catholic justices are: Edward D. White, Joseph McKenna, Pierce Butler, Frank Murphy, William Brennan, Anthony Kennedy, Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, John Roberts, and Samuel Alito.


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