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Senators Who Served on the U.S. Supreme Court


SenatorSenate ServiceSupreme Court Service
MintonSherman Minton (D-IN) 1935–1941 1949–1956
BurtonHarold H. Burton (R-OH) 1941–1945 1945–1958
ByrnesJames F. Byrnes (D-SC) 1931–1941 1941–1942
BlackHugo L. Black (D-AL) 1927–1937 1937–1971
SutherlandGeorge Sutherland (R-UT) 1905–1917 1922–1938
WhiteEdward D. White (D-LA) 1891–1894 1894–1921 (Chief Justice 1910–1921)
JacksonHowell E. Jackson (D-TN) 1881–1886 1893–1895
LamarLucius Q. C. Lamar (D-MS) 1877–1885 1888–1893
MatthewsStanley Mattews (R-OH) 1877–1879 1881–1889
ChaseSalmon P. Chase (FS, R-OH) 1849–1855 1864–1873 Chief Justice
DavisDavid Davis (I-IL) * 1877–1883 1862–1877
WoodburyLevi Woodbury (J, D-NH) 1825–1831; 1841–1845 1845–1851
McKinleyJohn McKinley (J-AL) 1826–1831; 1837 1837–1852
EllsworthOliver Ellsworth (Pro-Admin-CT) 1789–1796 1796–1800 Chief Justice
PatersonWilliam Paterson (Pro-Admin-NJ) 1789–1790 1793–1806