List of Justices of the Washington Supreme Court

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Following is a list of Justices of the Washington Supreme Court.

Current Justices and links to official biographies[edit]

Title Name Joined the Court Current Term Ends Appointed By Legal Education
Chief Justice Barbara Madsen 1993 2017 Gonzaga University School of Law
Associate Chief Justice Charles W. Johnson 1991 2015 Seattle University School of Law
Justice Susan Owens 2001 2017 University of North Carolina School of Law
Justice Mary Fairhurst 2003 2015 Gonzaga University School of Law
Justice Debra L. Stephens 2008 2015 Christine Gregoire Gonzaga University School of Law
Justice Charlie K. Wiggins 2011 2017 Duke University School of Law
Justice Steven C. Gonzalez 2012 2017 Christine Gregoire University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Justice Sheryl Gordon McCloud 2013 2019 USC Gould School of Law
Justice Mary Yu 2014 2017 Jay Inslee Notre Dame Law School


Notable territorial judges[edit]

All justices[edit]

Name Began service Ended service Notes
Abel, Donald G.Donald G. Abel 1946 1947
Alexander, Gerry L.Gerry L. Alexander 1995 2011
Anders, Thomas J.Thomas J. Anders 1889 1905
Anderson, James A.James A. Anderson 1984 1995
Askren, William D.William D. Askren 1925 1928
Bausman, FrederickFrederick Bausman 1915 1916
Beals, Walter B.Walter B. Beals 1928 1946
Beeler, AdamAdam Beeler 1930 1932
Blake, BruceBruce Blake 1932 1946
Brachtenbach, RobertRobert Brachtenbach 1972 1995
Bridge, BobbeBobbe Bridge 2001 2007
Bridges, Jesse B.Jesse B. Bridges 1919 1927 died in office
Callow, Keith M.Keith M. Callow 1985 1991
Chambers, TomTom Chambers 2001 2013
Chenoweth, Francis A.Francis A. Chenoweth 1908 1919
Connelly, Edward M.Edward M. Connelly 1946 1947
Crow, Herman D.Herman D. Crow 1913 1915
Dimmick, Carolyn R.Carolyn R. Dimmick 1981 1985
Dolliver, James M.James M. Dolliver 1976 1999
Donworth, Charles T.Charles T. Donworth 1949 1967
Dore, Fred H.Fred H. Dore 1981 1983
Driver, Samuel MarionSamuel Marion Driver 1940
1945
1942
1946
Dunbar, Ralph O.Ralph O. Dunbar 1889 1901
Durham, BarbaraBarbara Durham 1995 1999
Ellis, Overton G.Overton G. Ellis 1911 1918
Fairhurst, MaryMary Fairhurst 2003 present
Finley, Robert C.Robert C. Finley 1951 1976
Foster, Harry EllsworthHarry Ellsworth Foster 1956
1957
1956
1962
French, Walter M.Walter M. French 1927 1930
Fullerton, Mark A.Mark A. Fullerton 1899 1931
Geraghty, James M.James M. Geraghty 1933 1940
González, StevenSteven González 2012 present
Goodloe, William C.William C. Goodloe 1985 1988
Gordon, Merritt J.Merritt J. Gordon 1895 1900
Gordon McCloud, SherylSheryl Gordon McCloud 2013 present
Gose, Mack F.Mack F. Gose 1909 1915
Grady, Thomas EugeneThomas Eugene Grady 1942
1949
1945
1955
Guy, Richard P.Richard P. Guy 1989 2001
Hadley, Hiram E.Hiram E. Hadley 1901
1903
1902
1909
Hale, FrankFrank Hale 1963 1975
Hamilton, Orris L.Orris L. Hamilton 1962 1979
Hamley, Frederick G.Frederick G. Hamley 1949 1956
Herman, Henry E. T.Henry E. T. Herman 1931 1932
Hicks, Floyd V.Floyd V. Hicks 1977 1982
Hill, Matthew W.Matthew W. Hill 1957 1959
Holcomb, Oscar RaymondOscar Raymond Holcomb 1915
1927
1927
1939[1]
Horowitz, CharlesCharles Horowitz 1975 1980
Hovey, Chester RalphChester Ralph Hovey 1921 1923
Hoyt, John PhiloJohn Philo Hoyt 1890 1897
Hunter, Robert T.Robert T. Hunter 1957 1977
Ireland, FaithFaith Ireland 1999 2005
Jeffers, Clyde G.Clyde G. Jeffers 1939 1949
Johnson, Charles W.Charles W. Johnson 1991 present
Johnson, James M.James M. Johnson 2005 2014
Mackintosh, KennethKenneth Mackintosh 1918 1928
Madsen, BarbaraBarbara Madsen 1993 present
Main, John F.John F. Main 1912 1943
Mallery, Joseph A.Joseph A. Mallery 1942 1962
McGovern, Walter T.Walter T. McGovern 1968 1971
Millard, William J.William J. Millard 1928
1956
1949
1957
Mitchell, John R.John R. Mitchell 1918 1937
Morris, George E.George E. Morris 1909 1918
Mount, WallaceWallace Mount 1901 1921
Neill, Marshall AllenMarshall Allen Neill 1967 1972
Olson, Ralph O.Ralph O. Olson 1951 1955
Ott, Richard B.Richard B. Ott 1955 1967
Owens, SusanSusan Owens 2001 present
Parker, Emmett N.Emmett N. Parker 1909 1933
Pearson, Vernon RobertVernon Robert Pearson 1982 1989
Pemberton, William H.William H. Pemberton 1923 1925
Pekelis, RosselleRosselle Pekelis 1995 1996
Reavis, James BradleyJames Bradley Reavis 1897 1903
Robinson, JohnJohn Robinson 1937 1951
Root, Milo A.Milo A. Root 1905 1908
Rosellini, Hugh J.Hugh J. Rosellini 1955 1984
Rudkin, Frank H.Frank H. Rudkin 1905 1911
Sanders, Richard B.Richard B. Sanders 1996 2011
Schwellenbach, Edgar WardEdgar Ward Schwellenbach 1946 1957
Scott, ElmonElmon Scott 1889 1899
Sharp, Morell E.Morell E. Sharp 1970
1971
1971
1971
Simpson, George B.George B. Simpson 1937 1951
Smith, Charles Z.Charles Z. Smith 1988 2003
Stafford, Charles F.Charles F. Stafford 1970 1984
Steinert, William J.William J. Steinert 1932 1949
Stephens, Debra L.Debra L. Stephens 2008 present
Stiles, Theodore L.Theodore L. Stiles 1889 1895
Talmadge, PhilPhil Talmadge 1995 2001
Tolman, Warren W.Warren W. Tolman 1918 1937
Utter, Robert F.Robert F. Utter 1971 1995
Weaver, Frank P.Frank P. Weaver 1951 1970
Webster, John StanleyJohn Stanley Webster 1916 1918
White, William H.William H. White 1900
1901
1901
1902
Wiggins, Charles K.Charles K. Wiggins 2011 present
Williams, William H.William H. Williams 1979 1985
Wright, Charles T.Charles T. Wright 1971 1980
Yu, MaryMary Yu 2014 present

References[edit]

  1. ^ Defeated in a bid for reelection in 1926, Holcomb's term expired early in 1927. Within several months, he was appointed to the vacancy caused by the death of Justice Jesse B. Bridges.

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