Waite, Morrison Remick (11/29/1816-03/23/1888)

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Summary

  • Occupation: Jurist, Chief Justice of the United States
  • Number of Terms: 1
  • Committees/Roles: Ex-officio as Chief Justice of the United States, elected Chancellor 04/27/1874

Subject

  • Waite, Morrison R (Morrison Remick) 1816-1888
  • Board of Regents
  • Chancellor of the Smithsonian Board of Regents
  • Chief Justice of the United States
  • United States Supreme Court

Category

Smithsonian Board of Regents

Regent images can be seen at

Images of this Regent can be found in the following repositories: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Raymond E. Baldwin Museum of Connecticut History; The Supreme Court of the United States; Supreme Court of Ohio; RU 95, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Regent type

Chief Justice

State

Connecticut

Notes

American National Biography. 24 volumes. Edited by John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999; Dictionary of American Biography. Volumes 1-20. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928-1936; The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States. Edited by Kermit L. Hall. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992; Who Was Who in America. A component volume of "Who's Who in American History." Historical Volume, 1607-1896. Revised Edition. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1967.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

Regent Tenure: 03/07/1874-03/26/1888

Topic

  • Judges
  • Regents
  • Connecticut

Place

Connecticut

Form/Genre

Biographies

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