Chief Justices

Sort Chief Justices by the first letter of their last name:

A

A

 

Adams, Clark J.

Supreme Court: 1952 – 1953

Chief Justice: 1952

B

B

 

Bird, John E.

Supreme Court: 1910 – 1928

Chief Justice: 1910, 1919, 1926

 

Blair, Charles A.

Supreme Court: 1905 – 1912

Chief Justice: 1909

 

Boyles, Emerson R.

Supreme Court: 1940 – 1956

Chief Justice: 1943, 1950

 

Brennan, Thomas E.

Supreme Court: 1967 – 1973

Chief Justice: 1969, 1970, 1971

 

Brickley, James H.

Supreme Court: 1982 – 1999

Chief Justice: 1995, 1996

 

Brooke, Flavius L.

Supreme Court: 1908 – 1921

Chief Justice: 1915

 

Bushnell, George E.

Supreme Court: 1934 – 1955

Chief Justice: 1940, 1948

 

Butzel, Henry M.

Supreme Court: 1929 – 1955

Chief Justice: 1930, 1931, 1939, 1946, 1954

 

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C

C

 

Campbell, James V.

Supreme Court: 1858 – 1890

Chief Justice: 1870, 1871, 1872, 1878, 1879, 1880, 1885, 1890

 

Carpenter, William L.

Supreme Court: 1902 – 1904

Chief Justice: 1906

 

Carr, Leland W.

Supreme Court: 1941 – 1963

Chief Justice: 1947, 1955, 1962, 1963

 

Cavanagh, Michael F.

Supreme Court: 1983 –

Chief Justice: 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994

 

Champlin, John W.

Supreme Court: 1884 – 1891

Chief Justice: 1890, 1891, 1892

 

Chandler, Bert D.

Supreme Court: 1937 – 1943

Chief Justice: 1942

 

Christiancy, Isaac P.

Supreme Court: 1858 – 1875

Chief Justice: 1872, 1873, 1874

 

Clark, George M.

Supreme Court: 1919 – 1933

Chief Justice: 1924, 1932

 

Coleman, Mary S.

Supreme Court: 1973 – 1982

Chief Justice: 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982

 

Cooley, Thomas M.

Supreme Court: 1864 – 1885

Chief Justice: 1868, 1869, 1870, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1884, 1885

 

Corrigan, Maura D.

Supreme Court: 1999 – 2011

Chief Justice: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

 

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D

D

 

Dethmers, John R.

Supreme Court: 1946 – 1970

Chief Justice: 1953, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1967, 1968, 1969

E
F

F

 

Fead, Louis H.

Supreme Court: 1928 – 1937

Chief Justice: 1928, 1937

 

Fellows, Grant

Supreme Court: 1917 – 1929

Chief Justice: 1922

 

Fitzgerald, John W.

Supreme Court: 1974 – 1982

Chief Justice: 1982

 

Flannigan, Richard C.

Supreme Court: 1927 – 1928

Chief Justice: 1928

 

Fletcher, William A.

Supreme Court: 1836 – 1842

Chief Justice: 1836, 1837, 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842

 

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G

G

 

Grant, Claudius B.

Supreme Court: 1890 – 1905

Chief Justice: 1898, 1899, 1908

 

Graves, Benjamin F.

Supreme Court: 1857 – 1857

Chief Justice: 1874, 1875, 1876, 1882, 1883

 

Green, Sanford M.

Supreme Court: 1848 – 1857

Chief Justice: 1855, 1856

H

H

 

Hooker, Frank A.

Supreme Court: 1893 – 1911

Chief Justice: 1893, 1902, 1903

I
J
K

K

 

Kavanagh, Thomas M.

Supreme Court: 1958 – 1975

Chief Justice: 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974

 

Kavanagh, Thomas G.

Supreme Court: 1969 – 1984

Chief Justice: 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979

 

Kelly, Marilyn J.

Supreme Court: 1997 – 2012

Chief Justice: 2009, 2010

 

Kuhn, Franz C.

Supreme Court: 1912 – 1919

Chief Justice: 1917, 1918

 

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L

L

 

Long, Charles D.

Supreme Court: 1888 – 1902

Chief Justice: 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898

M

M

 

Mallett, Jr., Conrad L.

Supreme Court: 1990 – 1999

Chief Justice: 1997, 1998

 

Markman, Stephen J.

Supreme Court: 1999 – present

Chief Justice: 2017

 

Marston, Isaac

Supreme Court: 1875 – 1883

Chief Justice: 1880, 1881

 

Martin, George

Supreme Court: 1851 – 1867

Chief Justice: 1858, 1859, 1860, 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865, 1866, 1867

 

McAlvay, Aaron V.

Supreme Court: 1905 – 1915

Chief Justice: 1907, 1914

 

McDonald, John S.

Supreme Court: 1922 – 1933

Chief Justice: 1925, 1933

 

McGrath, John W.

Supreme Court: 1891 – 1895

Chief Justice: 1892, 1894, 1895

 

Montgomery, Robert A.

Supreme Court: 1892 – 1906

Chief Justice: 1900, 1901, 1910

 

Moore, Joseph B.

Supreme Court: 1896 – 1921

Chief Justice: 1904, 1905, 1912, 1920

 

Morrell, George

Supreme Court: 1832 – 1843

Chief Justice: 1843

 

Morse, Allen B.

Supreme Court: 1885 – 1892

Chief Justice: 1885

 

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N

N

 

North, Walter H.

Supreme Court: 1927 – 1952

Chief Justice: 1929, 1936, 1944, 1952

O

O

 

Ostrander, Russell C.

Supreme Court: 1905 – 1919

Chief Justice: 1911, 1918

P

P

 

Potter, William H.

Supreme Court: 1928 – 1940

Chief Justice: 1935

 

Pratt, Abner

Supreme Court: 1850 – 1857

Chief Justice: 1856, 1857

Q
R

R

 

Ransom, Epaphroditus

Supreme Court: 1836 – 1848

Chief Justice: 1843, 1844, 1845, 1846, 1847, 1848

 

Reid, Neil E.

Supreme Court: 1944 – 1956

Chief Justice: 1951

 

Riley, Dorothy Comstock

Supreme Court: 1982 – 1983

Chief Justice: 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991

S

S

 

Sharpe, Nelson

Supreme Court: 1919 – 1935

Chief Justice: 1927, 1934

 

Sharpe, Edward M.

Supreme Court: 1934 – 1957

Chief Justice: 1941, 1949, 1956

 

Sherwood, Thomas R.

Supreme Court: 1883 – 1889

Chief Justice: 1886, 1887, 1888, 1889

 

Sibley, Soloman

Supreme Court: 1824 – 1836

Chief Justice: 1827, 1828, 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833, 1834, 1835, 1836, 1837

 

Starr, Raymond

Supreme Court: 1941 – 1946

Chief Justice: 1945

 

Steere, Joseph H.

Supreme Court: 1911 – 1927

Chief Justice: 1913, 1921

 

Stone, John W.

Supreme Court: 1910 – 1924

Chief Justice: 1916

 

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T

T

 

Taylor, Clifford W.

Supreme Court: 1997 – 2008

Chief Justice: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

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V
W

W

 

Weaver, Elizabeth A.

Supreme Court: 1995 – 2010

Chief Justice: 1999, 2000

 

Whipple, Charles W.

Supreme Court: 1839 – 1855

Chief Justice: 1848, 1849, 1850, 1851, 1852

 

Wiest, Howard

Supreme Court: 1921 – 1945

Chief Justice: 1923, 1930, 1938

 

Williams, G. Mennen

Supreme Court: 1971 – 1986

Chief Justice: 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986

 

Wing, Warner

Supreme Court: 1845 – 1856

Chief Justice: 1852, 1853, 1854

 

Witherell, James

Supreme Court: 1808 – 1828

Chief Justice: 1824, 1825, 1826

 

Woodward, Augustus B.

Supreme Court: 1805 – 1824

Chief Justice: 1805, 1806, 1807, 1808, 1809, 1810, 1811, 1812, 1813, 1814, 1815, 1816, 1817, 1818, 1819, 1820, 1821, 1822, 1823, 1824

 

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X
Y

Y

 

Young, Jr., Robert P.

Supreme Court: 1998 –

Chief Justice: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Z