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|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.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|
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- “Rutledge, John” by Francis A. Teall in The American Cyclopædia, 1879.
- Frank Huntington, “Rutledge, John,” Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1900.
- “Rutledge, John,” The New International Encyclopædia. New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1905.
- “Rutledge, John” in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911
- “Rutledge, John” in The Encyclopedia Americana. New York, 1920.
- “Rutledge, John,” Collier's New Encyclopedia. New York: P.F. Collier & Son Co., 1921.