William Hubbs Rehnquist ( / ˈrɛnkwɪst / REN-kwist; October 1, 1924 – September 3, 2005) was an American attorney and jurist who served on the U.S. Supreme Court for 33 years, first as an associate justice from 1972 to 1986 and then as the 16th chief justice from 1986 until his death in 2005.
Sep 27, 2022 · William Rehnquist, in full William Hubbs Rehnquist, original name William Donald Rehnquist, (born October 1, 1924, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.—died September 3, 2005, Arlington, Virginia), 16th chief justice of the United States, appointed to the Supreme Court in 1971 and elevated to chief justice in 1986.
Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on October 1, 1924, Rehnquist served in the Army during World War II. After the war, he attended Stanford University, where he received bachelor and master of arts degrees in political science and, later, a law degree. He also earned a master of arts degree in government from Harvard.
William Hubbs Rehnquist was born Oct. 1, 1924, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of William Benjamin Rehnquist and Margery Peck Rehnquist. He attended public elementary and high schools in Shorewood, Wisconsin, a suburb of Milwaukee. From 1943 to 1946 he served in the United States Army Air Forces and was discharged with the rank of sergeant.
William H. Rehnquist, 1986-2005 Associate Justice: 1972-1986, Chief Justice: 1986-2005 WILLIAM HUBBS REHNQUIST was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 1, 1924. He grew up in the suburb of Shorewood, the son of a paper salesman. Rehnquist’s strongly conservative views can be traced directly to his childhood.
Nov 23, 2022 · William H. Rehnquist Thomas Loepp, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States Born Oct 1, 1924 Milwaukee, WI Died Sep 3, 2005 Ethnicity Scandinavian Religion Lutheran Mother Margery Peck Father William B. Rehnquist Father's occupation Sales Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court of the United States Sep 26, 1986 — Sep 3, 2005