|8th Chief Justice of the United States|
October 8, 1888 – July 4, 1910
|Nominated by||Grover Cleveland|
|Preceded by||Morrison Waite|
|Succeeded by||Edward Douglass White|
February 11, 1833|
Augusta, Maine, U.S.
July 4, 1910 (aged 77)|
Sorrento, Maine, U.S.
|Resting place||Graceland Cemetery, Uptown, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Spouse(s)||Calista Reynolds (1858); Mary Coolbaugh (1866)|
|Alma mater||Bowdoin College|
Melville Weston Fuller (February 11, 1833 – July 4, 1910) was an American lawyer, jurist, and politician. He was the eighth Chief Justice of the United States between 1888 and 1910. He was nominated by Grover Cleveland.
References[change | change source]
- Supreme Court Justices Who Are Phi Beta Kappa Members, Phi Beta Kappa website, accessed Oct 4, 2009
- Christensen, George A. (1983) Here Lies the Supreme Court: Gravesites of the Justices, Yearbook Supreme Court Historical Society at Internet Archive.
- Melville Fuller memorial at Find a Grave.
- See also, Christensen, George A., Here Lies the Supreme Court: Revisited, Journal of Supreme Court History, Volume 33 Issue 1, Pages 17 - 41 (19 Feb 2008), University of Alabama.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Melville Fuller at Wikimedia Commons
- Ariens, Michael, Melville Fuller.
- Supreme Court Historical Society:
- Oyez Project Melville W. Fuller Biography, U.S. Supreme Court media.
- Orth, John V. Answers.com Melville Fuller.
- Reed, Lawrence W. (March 10, 2006), Melville W. Fuller: A Model Chief Justice Mackinac Center for Public Policy.