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New Hampshire: Chief Justices of the Supreme Court


Chief Justices of the New Hampshire Supreme Court, 1776-2000 (May be incomplete!)
Meshech Weare 1776-82 Samuel Livermore 1782-90 Josiah Bartlett 1790 John Pickering 1790-95 Simeon Olcott 1795-1802 Jeremiah Smith 1802-09 Arthur Livermore 1809-13 Jeremiah Smith 1813-16 William Merchant Richardson 1816-38 Joel Parker 1838-48 John James Gilchrist 1848-55 Ira Perley 1855-59 Andrew Salter Woods 1855 Samuel Dana Bell 1859-64 Ira Perley 1864-69 Henry Adams Bellows 1869-73 J. Everett Sargent 1873-74 Edmund L. Cushing 1874-76 Charles Doe 1876-96 Alonzo P. Carpenter 1896-98 Lewis W. Clark 1898 Isaac N. Blodgett 1898-1902 Frank N. Parsons 1902-24 Robert J. Peaslee 1924-34 John E. Allen 1934-43 Thomas L. Marble 1943-46 Oliver Winslow Branch 1946-49 Francis Wayland Johnston 1949-52 Frank Rowe Kenison 1952-77 Edward John Lampron 1978-79 William Alvan Grimes 1979-81 John W. King 1981-86 David A. Brock 1986-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1838 Mar 15: William Merchant Richardson, died in office.
  • 1896 Mar 9: Charles Doe, died in office.
  • 1898 May 21: Alonzo P. Carpenter, died in office.
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