Chief Justice of the United States

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the presiding judge of the Supreme Court, and Highest judicial officer of the republic.

See also: Chief justice

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After serving three terms as governor (1943-53), Warren was nominated as Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court by President Eisenhower in 1953.
The John Jay Homestead, a State Historic Site, was the home and working farm of John Jay (17451829), the first Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court and one of America's principal Founding Fathers.
In 1930, President Hoover appointed Hughes Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court, the highest judicial appointment in the land.

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