Supreme Court Trivia

Hail to the Chief

Which presidents appointed the most justices to the U.S. Supreme Court?

George Washington elevated eleven men to the U.S. Supreme Court. Franklin Delano Roosevelt appointed nine. Of course, Washington, as the first president, had to nominate a group of men (six) to populate the very first Supreme Court. And Roosevelt, elected to four terms, had more opportunity—twelve years—to nominate justices.


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