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Which two Presidents appointed the most, and which two Presidents became or were offered positions on the Supreme Court?

  • The most Justices were appointed by an early President and one with a long White House stay.
  • Early 1900s saw a former President become a Justice.
  • This former President was offered the Justice position by the successor of his successor, but declined.


Which Presidents have appointed the most Justices to the U.S. Supreme Court?

George Washington elevated 11 men to the United States Supreme. Franklin Delano Roosevelt appointed 9.

Which U.S. Supreme Court Justice was former President of the United States?

William Howard Taft served as President of the United States from 1909 to 1913. He was nominated as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court in 1921 by then President Warren G. Harding.

What Other U.S. President Was Offered a Position on the U.S. Supreme Court?

John Quincy Adams was offered a position on the U.S. Supreme Court by then-President James Madison. Adams declined. He later served as secretary of state and President and also argued several cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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