Supreme Court Trivia

Birth, Death, and Tenure

Which justices lived to at least the age of 90?

The U.S. Supreme Court’s eight nanogenarians were Stanley Reed (95), Oliver Wendell Holmes (93), George Shiras Jr. (92), James F. Byrnes (92), Gabriel Duvall (91), William Brennan (91), Lewis Powell (90), and Harry Blackmun (90). Holmes is the only one of the eight who continued to serve on the Court while he was in his 90s.


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