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Wiley Blount Rutledge

Wiley Blount Rutledge
Former Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
From: February 11, 1943 – September 10, 1949
Nominator Franklin Roosevelt
Predecessor James F. Byrnes
Successor Sherman Minton
Party Democrat
Spouse(s) Annabel Person

Wiley Blount Rutledge was a Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States He was described by Justice Felix Frankfurter as being on the liberal "axis" of the Court. Notably, one of his clerks, John Paul Stevens, would later become an Associate Justice.