NOTE: As a joint research project of the Supreme Court of Ohio and the Ohio Historical Society, biographies of Ohio's Supreme Court justices are not intended to be comprehensive histories of their life and times. The entries offer brief biographical sketches that focus mainly on their judicial, legal and public service. Readers who find omissions or errors are encouraged to contact the Office of Public Information at

NOTE: The following table is sortable by the following columns by clicking on the column header: justice number, first name, middle name, last name, term beginning, term ending, county of residence, or law school.

* Served as Chief Justice.
** Did not attend law school. As was common at the time, he studied law with a prominent local attorney or judge.

No. Bio First Middle Last Term Began Term Ended Term County of Residence Law School
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