Andrew Jackson "Jack" Pope, Jr. (April 18, 1913 – February 25, 2017) was an American judge, attorney, author and legal scholar. He served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas from November 1982 through January 1985.
Pope holds the record of the longest sitting justice in Texas Supreme Court history, having served for 38 years. He was the oldest living former Chief Justice of any supreme court in the United States, as well as the longest living chief justice of any supreme court of any state in United States history.
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- Hecht, Nathan (October 2012). "Supreme Court of Texas Chief Justice Andrew Jackson "Jack" Pope, Jr.: "Always His Own Man"" (PDF). The Storied Third Branch. Duke University School of Law: Center of Judicial Studies. Retrieved May 14, 2013.
- "Chief Justice Pope Turns 100" (PDF). The Texas Lawbook. The Supreme Court of Texas. April 18, 2013. Retrieved May 14, 2013.
- CHIEF JUSTICE JACK POPE, 1913-2017