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Georgia: Chief Justices of the Supreme Court


Chief Justices of Georgia Supreme Court, 1780-2008 (May be incomplete!)
William Stephens 1780 Joseph H. Lumpkin 1845-67 Hiram Warner 1867-68 Joseph E. Brown 1868-70 O. A. Lochrane 1871-72 Hiram Warner 1872-80 James Jackson 1880-87 Logan E. Bleckley 1887-94 T. J. Simmons 1894-1905 William Hansell Fish 1905-22 Richard B. Russell 1923-38 Charles S. Reid 1938-43 R. C. Bell 1943-46 W. Frank Jenkins 1946-48 W. Henry Duckworth 1948-69 Bond Almand 1969-72 W. Carlton Mobley 1972-74 Benning M. Grice 1974-75 H. E. 'Nick' Nichols 1975-80 Hiram K. Undercofler 1980 Robert H. Jordan 1980-82 Harold H. Nill, Jr. 1982-86 Thomas O. Marshall 1986-89 Harold G. Clarke 1990-92 Charles L. Weltner 1992 Harold G. Clarke 1992-94 Willis B. Hunt, Jr. 1994-95 Robert Benham 1995-2001 Norman S. Fletcher 2001-05 Leah Ward Sears 2005-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1887 Jan 13: James Jackson, died in office.
  • 1938 Dec 3: Richard B. Russell, died in office.
  • 1992 Aug 31: Charles L. Weltner, died in office.
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