Author:John Rutledge

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John Rutledge
(1739–1800)
Served as Governor of South Carolina, delegate to the Constitutional Convention, signer of the United States Constitution, and on the U.S. Supreme Court (Associate Justice, from September 1789 to March 1791; 2nd Chief Justice, from August to December 1795). He was appointed to the Supreme Court by U.S. President George Washington. Though he presided over the Court for a short time, his appointment as Chief Justice was not confirmed by the U.S. Senate. He succeeded John Jay as Chief Justice. His successor was Oliver Ellsworth.
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