Supreme Court Trivia

Birth, Death, and Tenure

Which Supreme Court justices shared the same birthday?

Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (who served from 1888 to 1893), Warren Burger (1969–86), and David Souter (1990–) all were born on September 17. Owen Roberts (1930–45) and James Byrnes (1941–42) were both born on May 2. Roger Brooke Taney (1836–64) and Pierce Butler (1922–39) were both born on March 17. David Davis (1862–77) and Samuel Blatchford (1882–93) were both born on March 9. Thomas Todd (1807–1826) and Potter Stewart (1958–91) were both born on January 23.


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