List of Justices of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court

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The following table lists the terms of all Maine Supreme Judicial Court justices in the order of appointment to serve on the Court.

# Judge Residence Born/Died Term of Service Appointed By Reason for
Termination
Active Chief Reappointed
1 Prentiss Mellen Portland, Maine July 1, 1820–
October 11, 1834
July 1, 1820–
October 11, 1834
2 William Pitt Preble Portland, Maine July 1, 1820–
June 18, 1828
resignation
3 Nathan Weston Augusta, Maine July 1, 1820–
October 21, 1841
October 22, 1834–
October 21, 1841
4 Albion K. Parris Portland, Maine June 25, 1828–
August 20, 1836
resignation
5 Nicholas Emery Portland, Maine October 22, 1834–
October 21, 1841
6 Ether Shepley Saco, Maine September 23, 1836–
October 22, 1855
October 23, 1848–
October 22, 1855
7 John S. Tenney Norridgewock, Maine October 23, 1841–
October 23, 1862
October 23, 1855–
October 23, 1862
8 Ezekiel Whitman Portland, Maine December 10, 1841–
October 23, 1848
December 10, 1841–
October 23, 1848
9 Samuel Wells Portland, Maine September 28, 1847–
March 31, 1854
resignation
10 Joseph Howard Portland, Maine October 23, 1848–
October 22, 1856
11 Richard D. Rice Augusta, Maine May 11, 1852–
December 1, 1863
resignation
12 John Appleton Bangor, Maine May 11, 1852–
September 19, 1883
October 24, 1862–
September 19, 1883
13 Joshua W. Hathaway Bangor, Maine May 11, 1852–
May 10, 1859
14 Jonas Cutting Bangor, Maine April 20, 1854–
15 Seth May Winthrop, Maine May 6, 1855–
May 7, 1862
16 Woodbury Davis Portland, Maine October 10, 1855–
1865
resignation
17 Daniel Goodenow Alfred, Maine October 10, 1855–
October 10, 1862
18 Edward Kent Bangor, Maine May 11, 1859–1873
19 Charles W. Walton Deering, Maine May 14, 1862–
May 15, 1897
20 Jonathan G. Dickerson Belfast, Maine October 24, 1862–
September 1, 1878
death
21 Edward Fox Portland, Maine October 24, 1862–
1863
resignation
22 William G. Barrows Brunswick, Maine March 27, 1863–
23 Charles Danforth Gardiner, Maine January 5, 1864–
March 30, 1890
death
24 Rufus P. Tapley Saco, Maine December 21, 1865–
25 William Wirt Virgin Portland, Maine December 26, 1872–
January 23, 1893
death
26 John A. Peters Bangor, Maine May 20, 1873–
January 1, 1900
resignation
27 Artemus Libbey Augusta, Maine April 24, 1875–
March 15, 1894
death
28 Joseph W. Symonds Portland, Maine October 16, 1878–
March 31, 1884
resignation
29 Lucilius A. Emery Ellsworth, Maine October 5, 1883–
July 26, 1911
resignation
30 Enoch Foster Bethel, Maine March 24, 1884–
31 Thomas H. Haskell Portland, Maine March 31, 1884–
September 24, 1900
death
32 William Penn Whitehouse Augusta, Maine April 15, 1890–
April 8, 1913
resignation
33 Andrew P. Wiswell Ellsworth, Maine April 10, 1893–
December 4, 1906
January 2, 1900–
December 4, 1906
34 Sewall C. Strout Portland, Maine April 12, 1894–
35 Albert R. Savage Auburn, Maine May 15, 1897–
June 14, 1917
death
36 William H. Fogler Rockland, Maine March 25, 1898–
February 18, 1902
death
37 Frederick A. Powers Houlton, Maine January 2, 1900–
38 Henry C. Peabody Portland, Maine November 29, 1900–
March 31, 1911
death
39 Albert M. Spear Gardiner, Maine March 1, 1902–
July 24, 1923
retirement
40 Charles F. Woodard Bangor, Maine December 14, 1906–
June 17, 1907
death
41 Leslie C. Cornish Augusta, Maine March 31, 1907–
March 1, 1925
June 25, 1917-
March 1, 1925
resignation
42 Arno W. King Ellsworth, Maine June 28, 1907–
July 21, 1918
death
43 George E. Bird Portland, Maine April 13, 1908–
October 23, 1923
retirement
44 George F. Haley Biddeford, Maine April 12, 1911–
45 George M. Hanson Calais, Maine July 26, 1911–
April 4, 1924
death
46 Warren C. Philbrook Waterville, Maine April 9, 1913–
November 29, 1928
retirement
47 John B. Madigan Houlton, Maine March 1, 1916–
January 19, 1918
death
48 Charles J. Dunn Orono, Maine February 6, 1918–
November 10, 1939
death
49 John A. Morrill Auburn, Maine March 5, 1918–
June 4, 1926
retirement
50 Scott Wilson Portland, Maine August 7, 1918–
October 7, 1929
March 1, 1925–
October 7, 1929
51 Luere B. Deasy Bar Harbor, Maine September 25, 1918–
February 7, 1930
resignation
52 Guy H. Sturgis Portland, Maine August 13, 1923–
March 8, 1949
retirement
53 Charles P. Barnes Houlton, Maine April 17, 1924–
July 31, 1940
resignation
54 Norman L. Bassett Augusta, Maine March 26, 1925–
55 William Robinson Pattangall Augusta, Maine July 2, 1926–
July 16, 1935
February 7, 1930–
July 16, 1935
56 Frank G. Farrington Augusta, Maine November 16, 1928–
57 Sidney St. Felix Thaxter Portland, Maine September 16, 1930–
February 28, 1954
resignation
58 James H. Hudson Guilford, Maine November 20, 1933–
August 21, 1947
death
59 Harry Manser Auburn, Maine July 18, 1935–
March 20, 1946
resignation
60 George H. Worster December 21, 1939–
July 31, 1942
resignation
61 Harold H. Murchie Calais, Maine August 8, 1940–
March 7, 1953
March 8, 1949–
March 7, 1953
62 Arthur Chapman Portland, Maine November 4, 1942–
July 27, 1945
resignation
63 Nathaniel Tompkins Houlton, Maine July 27, 1945–
April 22, 1949
death
64 Raymond Fellows Bangor, Maine May 1, 1946–
September 15, 1956
April 7, 1954–
September 15, 1956
65 Edward P. Murray Bangor, Maine September 18, 1947–
April 6, 1948
resignation
66 Edward F. Merrill Skowhegan, Maine June 2, 1948–
April 7, 1954
March 18, 1953–
April 7, 1954
67 William B. Nulty Portland, Maine March 16, 1949–
September 11, 1953
death
68 Robert B. Williamson Augusta, Maine May 5, 1949–
August 21, 1970
October 4, 1956–
August 21, 1970
69 Frank A. Tirrell, Jr. Camden, Maine March 18, 1953–
June 4, 1955
death
70 Donald W. Webber Auburn, Maine October 8, 1953–
July 31, 1973
retirement
71 Albert Beliveau Rumford, Maine March 3, 1954–
March 25, 1958
resignation
72 Walter M. Tapley, Jr. Portland, Maine May 5, 1954–
June 30, 1969
retirement
73 Percy T. Clarke Ellsworth, Maine March 3, 1955–
June 15, 1956
retirement
74 F. Harold Dubord Waterville, Maine October 4, 1956–
December 10, 1962
resignation
75 Francis W. Sullivan Portland, Maine October 4, 1956–
July 10, 1965
resignation
76 Cecil J. Siddall Sanford, Maine May 7, 1958–
February 27, 1965
resignation
77 Harold C. Marden December 10, 1962–
November 15, 1970
retirement
78 Abraham M. Rudman Bangor, Maine March 1, 1965–
December 14, 1966
resignation
79 Armand A. Dufresne, Jr. Lewiston, Maine August 25, 1965–
September 16, 1977
retirement
80 Randolph A. Weatherbee Bangor, Maine December 21, 1966–
May 20, 1976
death
81 Charles A. Pomeroy Windham, Maine July 2, 1969–
January 1, 1980
retirement
82 Sidney W. Wernick Portland, Maine September 30, 1970–
August 24, 1981
retirement
83 James P. Archibald Houlton, Maine January 27, 1971–
January 1, 1980
retirement
84 Thomas E. Delahanty Lewiston, Maine July 26, 1914-
February 4, 1985
September 5, 1973–
August 31, 1979
retirement
85 Edward S. Godfrey Portland, Maine September 1, 1976–
September 1, 1983
retirement
86 David A. Nichols Lincolnville, Maine May 24, 1977–
May 31, 1988
retirement
87 Vincent L. McKusick Cape Elizabeth, Maine September 16, 1977–
February 28, 1992
September 17, 1977–
February 28, 1992
88 Harry P. Glassman Portland, Maine August 31, 1979–
May 15, 1981
death
89 David G. Roberts Portland, Maine January 11, 1980–
August 31, 1998
retirement
90 Gene Carter Bangor, Maine September 15, 1980–
July 5, 1983
resignation
91 Elmer H. Violette Van Buren, Maine August 31, 1981–
August 1, 1986
resignation
92 Daniel E. Wathen Augusta, Maine August 31, 1981–
October 4, 2001
March 20, 1992–
October 4, 2001
93 Caroline Duby Glassman Portland, Maine August 30, 1983–
September 1, 1997
retirement
94 Louis Scolnik Auburn, Maine September 7, 1983–
July 31, 1988
retirement
95 Robert W. Clifford Auburn, Maine August 1, 1986– Joseph E. Brennan
96 D. Brock Hornby June 10, 1988–
May 7, 1990
John R. McKernan, Jr. resignation
97 Samuel Collins, Jr. Rockland, Maine September 16, 1988–
March 15, 1994
John R. McKernan, Jr. retirement
98 Morton A. Brody Augusta, Maine June 6, 1990–
August 9, 1991
John R. McKernan, Jr. resignation
99 Paul L. Rudman Bangor, Maine June 5, 1992–
July 1, 2005
John R. McKernan, Jr. resignation
100 Howard H. Dana, Jr. Portland, Maine March 4, 1993–
March 2, 2007
John R. McKernan, Jr.
101 Kermit V. Lipez Portland, Maine May 12, 1994–
June 30, 1998
John R. McKernan, Jr. resignation
102 Leigh I. Saufley October 20, 1997– December 6, 2001– Angus King
103 Donald G. Alexander September 2, 1998– Angus King
104 Susan W. Calkins September 2, 1998– Angus King
105 Jon D. Levy March 7, 2002–
May 2, 2014
Angus King appointment to United States District Court of Maine
106 Warren M. Silver July 29, 2005– John Baldacci
107 Andrew Mead Bangor, Maine May 24, 2007– John Baldacci

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