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Who was Chief Justice of the US during the 1940s?

Three men officially served as Chief Justice during the 1940s, and a fourth was acting Chief Justice for a brief period. Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes...................1930-1941 Harlan F. Stone............................1941-1946 Hugo Black*.................................1946-1946 (*April 22-June 24, acting) Fred M. Vinson.............................1946-1953

How many justices did George Washington appoint to the US Supreme Court?

President Washington made fourteen nominations that resulted in seating eleven justices. Washington's Appointments, order of Confirmation John Jay......................September 26, 1789.........(Chief Justice) John Rutledge..............September 26, 1789.........(Associate Justice) William Cushing............September 26, 1789........(Associate Justice) Robert Harrison............September 26, 1789.........(Associate Justice, Declined appointment) James Wilson...............September… Full Answer