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 (rĕn′kwĭst′), William Hubbs 1924-2005.
American jurist who served as an associate justice of the US Supreme Court (1972-1986) and as the chief justice (1986-2005).


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William H(ubbs), born 1924, Chief Justice of the U.S. since 1986.
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Noun1.Rehnquist - United States jurist who served as an associate justice on the United States Supreme Court from 1972 until 1986, when he was appointed chief justice (born in 1924)
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Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist served 33 years, from 1971 to 2005.
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