William Cushing

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William Cushing
Former Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
From: September 26, 1789 – September 13, 1810
Nominator George Washington
Predecessor None
Successor Joseph Story
Party Federalist
Religion Unitarian

William Cushing (March 1, 1732 – September 13, 1810) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. President George Washington offered Cushing the position of Chief Justice when John Jay resigned, but Cushing turned it down.[1]


  1. William Cushing (English). Oyez. Chicago-Kent School of Law.