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Four. There have only been four women, total, on the US Supreme Court in the nation's history. President Reagan appointed Sandra Day O'Connor as the first female justice in 1981.
  • Sandra Day O'Connor (1981 - 2006, retired)
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1993 - active)
  • Sonia Sotomayor (2009 - active)
  • Elena Kagan (2010 - active)
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