Historical List of Supreme Court Justices

Justice Assumed Office
William WelshJune 4, 1684
William WoodJune 4, 1684
Robert TurnerJune 4, 1684
John EckleyJune 4, 1684
William ClarkeJuly 10, 1684
James ClapooleJuly 14, 1685
Arthur CookeJuly 14, 1685
John SimcockJanuary 20, 1686
James HarrisonJanuary 20, 1686
John CannJanuary 31, 1686
Joseph GrowdenFebruary 2, 1690
Peter AlricksMay 7, 1690
Thomas WynneMay 7, 1690
Griffith JonesSeptember 21, 1690
Edward BlakeSeptember 21, 1690
William SalwayMay 20, 1693
Anthony MorrisAugust 10, 1694
Cornelius Empston1698
Edward Shippen1699
William Biles1699
Robert FrenchJune 20, 1701
Caleb PuseyJune 20, 1701
Thomas MastersJune 20, 1701
Samuel Finney1702
John GuestApril 10, 1704
Jasper YatesApril 10, 1704
William TrentApril 10, 1704
Richard HillMarch 16, 1711
Jonathan DickinsonMarch 16, 1711
George RocheJune 10, 1715
Robert AsshetonJune 12, 1716
Jeremiah LanghorneSeptember 20, 1726
Dr. Thomas GraemeApril 9, 1731
Thomas GriffitsAugust 13, 1739
William TillApril 5, 1743
Lawrence GrowdenSeptember 20, 1750
Caleb CowplandSeptember 20, 1750
William ColemanApril 8, 1758
Alexander SteadmanMarch 21, 1764
John LawrenceSeptember 14, 1767
Thomas WillingSeptember 14, 1767
John MortonApril 20, 1774
William Augustus AtleeApril 2, 1777
John EvansAugust 19, 1777
George BryanApril 5, 1780
Jacob RushFebruary 26, 1784
George BryanApril 4, 1787
Edward ShippenJanuary 31, 1791
Jasper YatesMarch 21, 1791
William Bradford Jr.August 20, 1791
Thomas SmithJanuary 3, 1794
Hugh Henry BrackenridgeDecember 18, 1800
John Bannister GibsonJune 27, 1816
Thomas DuncanMarch 14, 1817
Morton Cropper RogersApril 15, 1826
Charles HustonApril 17, 1826
John TodMay 25, 1827
Frederick SmithJanuary 31, 1828
John RossApril 9, 1830
John KennedyNovember 23, 1830
Thomas SergeantFebruary 3, 1834
Thomas BurnsideJanuary 2, 1845
Richard CoulterSeptember 17, 1846
Thomas S. BellNovember 10, 1846
George ChambersApril 10, 1851
Ellis LewisDecember 1, 1851
Walter H. LowrieDecember 1, 1851
George W. WoodwardMay 8, 1852
John C. KnoxMay 23, 1853
Jeremiah S. BlackDecember 4, 1854
James ArmstrongApril 6, 1857
James ThompsonDecember 7, 1857
William StrongDecember 7, 1857
William A. PorterJanuary 20, 1858
Gaylord ChurchOctober 22, 1858
John M. ReadDecember 6, 1858
Daniel AgnewDecember 7, 1863
George SharswoodDecember 2, 1867
Henry W. WilliamsOctober 1, 1868
Ulysses MercurDecember 2, 1872
Isaac G. GordonDecember 8, 1873
Edward M. PaxsonJanuary 4, 1875
Warren I. WoodwardJanuary 4, 1875
James P. SterrettFebruary 26, 1877
John TrunkeyDecember 6, 1877
James P. SterrettDecember 6, 1878
Henry GreenSeptember 29, 1879
Henry GreenDecember 2, 1880
Silas M. ClarkDecember 21, 1882
Henry W. WilliamsAugust 19, 1887
Henry W. WilliamsDecember 22, 1887
Alfred HandJuly 31, 1888
J. Brewster McCollumDecember 18, 1888
James T. MitchellDecember 18, 1888
Christopher HeydrickNovember 28, 1891
John DeanDecember 19, 1892
Samuel Gustine ThompsonMarch 3, 1893
D. Newlin FellJanuary 1, 1894
J. Hay BrownSeptember 25, 1899
William P. PotterSeptember 25, 1899
J. Hay BrownJanuary 1, 1900
S. Leslie MestrezatJanuary 1, 1900
William P. PotterJanuary 6, 1902
Samuel Gustine ThompsonNovember 25, 1903
John P. ElkinJanuary 2, 1905
John StewartJune 8, 1905
John StewartJanuary 1, 1906
Robert von MoschziskerJanuary 3, 1910
Robert S. FrazerJanuary 4, 1915
Emory A. WallingJanuary 3, 1916
Emory A. WallingJanuary 1, 1917
Alexander Simpson Jr.May 20, 1918
Edward J. FoxJune 17, 1918
Alexander Simpson Jr.January 6, 1919
John W. KephartJanuary 6, 1919
William I. SchafferDecember 14, 1920
Sylvester B. SadlerJanuary 3, 1921
William I. SchafferJanuary 2, 1922
George W. MaxeyNovember 24, 1930
James B. DrewSeptember 28, 1931
William B. LinnFebruary 23, 1932
William B. LinnJanuary 2, 1933
H. Edgar BarnesAugust 12, 1935
Horace SternJanuary 6, 1936
Marion D. PattersonJanuary 2, 1940
William M. ParkerDecember 13, 1941
Allen M. StearneDecember 24, 1942
Howard W. HughesDecember 30, 1943
Charles Alvin JonesJanuary 3, 1945
John C. BellMarch 24, 1950
Grover C. LadnerJuly 6, 1950
Thomas McKeen ChidseyJuly 6, 1950
Michael A. MusmannoJanuary 7, 1952
John C. ArnoldJanuary 5, 1953
Benjamin R. JonesJanuary 7, 1957
Herbert B. CohenJanuary 7, 1957
Thomas D. McBrideDecember 6, 1958
Curtis BokJanuary 1, 1959
Michael J. EagenJanuary 5, 1960
Anne X. AlpernSeptember 6, 1961
Henry X. O'BrienJanuary 1, 1962
Earl S. KeimAugust 30, 1962
Samuel J. RobertsJanuary 8, 1963
Thomas W. Pomeroy Jr.December 30, 1968
Alexander F. BarbieriJanuary 4, 1971
Robert N. C. Nix Jr.January 3, 1972
Louis L. ManderinoJanuary 3, 1972
Israel PackelJune 1, 1977
Rolf LarsenJanuary 5, 1978
John P. Flaherty Jr.June 15, 1979
Bruce W. KauffmanFebruary 29, 1980
Roy Wilkinson Jr.March 19, 1981
William D. HutchinsonJanuary 4, 1982
James T. McDermottJanuary 4, 1982
Stephen A. ZappalaJanuary 3, 1983
Nicholas P. PapadakosJanuary 2, 1984
Juanita Kidd StoutFebruary 25, 1988
Ralph J. CappyJanuary 1, 1990
Frank J. Montemuro Jr.November 17, 1992
Ronald D. CastilleJanuary 3, 1994
Russell M. NigroJanuary 1, 1996
Sandra Schultz NewmanJanuary 1, 1996
Thomas G. SaylorJanuary 5, 1998
J. Michael EakinJanuary 6, 2002
William H. LambJanuary 29, 2003
Max BaerJanuary 5, 2004
Cynthia A. BaldwinFebruary 15, 2006
James J. Fitzgerald IIIMarch 28, 2007
Debra ToddJanuary 7, 2008
Seamus P. McCafferyJanuary 7, 2008
Jane Cutler GreenspanJuly 2, 2008
Joan Orie MelvinJanuary 8, 2010