List of centenarians (jurists and practitioners of law)

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The following is a list of centenarians – specifically, people who became famous as jurists and practitioners of law – known for reasons other than their longevity. For more lists, see lists of centenarians.

Name Lifespan Age Notability
Smilja Avramov 1918–2018 100 Serbian academic, authority and educator in international law[1]
Sampson Salter Blowers 1742–1842 100 Canadian defence attorney representing the soldiers accused after the Boston Massacre[2]
William Augustus Bootle 1902–2005 102 American attorney and jurist[3]
Marie-Thérèse Bourquin 1916–2018 102 Belgian lawyer[4]
Wesley E. Brown 1907–2012 104 American district court judge[5]
Joseph Burke 1888–1990 101 American judge[6]
Melville Henry Cane 1879–1980 100 American lawyer and poet[7]
Jean Murrell Capers 1913–2017 104 American educator, judge, and politician[8]
Arnold Wilson Cowen 1905–2007 101 American lawyer and judge[9]
Thomas Simpson Crawford 1875–1976 100 Australian lawyer and politician[10]
Alfred Denning, Baron Denning 1899–1999 100 English Master of the Rolls[11]
Edgar Fay 1908–2009 101 British judge[12]
John Gabbert 1909–2013 104 American judge[13]
Maurice Gaffney 1916–2016 100 Irish barrister[14]
Samuel Hazard Gillespie Jr. 1910–2011 100 American counsel[15]
Nico Gunzburg 1882–1984 101 Belgian lawyer and criminologist[16]
Trevor Henry 1902–2007 105 New Zealand justice on the Supreme Court of New Zealand[17]
Oliver Hill 1907–2007 100 American lawyer and civil rights activist[18]
V. R. Krishna Iyer 1914–2014 100 Indian judge and minister[19]
Charles Wycliffe Joiner 1916–2017 101 American judge[20]
Alan King-Hamilton 1904–2010 105 British judge[21]
George N. Leighton 1912–2018 105 American judge[22]
Rush Limbaugh Sr. 1891–1996 104 American jurist, grandfather of Rush Limbaugh[23]
Ludwig Martin 1909–2010 100 German lawyer and Attorney General[24]
Harold Medina 1888–1990 102 American lawyer, teacher and judge[25]
L. Welch Pogue 1899–2003 103 American aviation attorney[26]
Jack Pope 1913–2017 103 American jurist, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas[27]
Carlos P. Scovil 1804–1904 100 New York assemblyman, state senator, county judge[28]
Donald Seawell 1912–2015 103 American lawyer[29]
Hartley Shawcross, Baron Shawcross 1902–2003 101 Lead British prosecutor at the Nuremberg War Crimes tribunal[30]
Randolph W. Thrower 1913–2014 100 American attorney[31]
Arthur L. Thurlow 1913– 106 Canadian judge and politician[32]
Lawrence Walsh 1912–2014 102 American lawyer, 4th United States Deputy Attorney General[33]
Marion Yorck von Wartenburg 1904–2007 102 German jurist, judge and World War II resistance fighter[34]
Samuel Williston 1861–1963 101 American lawyer and law professor[35]
Joseph William Woodrough 1873–1977 104 American judge[36]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "100. rođendan profesorke Avramov, skup na Pravnom FOTO". B92.net (in Serbian). Retrieved 2018-03-29.
  2. ^ Dictionary of Canadian Biography: BLOWERS, SAMPSON SALTER
  3. ^ The New York Times: William A. Bootle, Judge in Desegregation Case, Dies at 102
  4. ^ Marie-Thérèse Bourquin
  5. ^ "Federal judge Wesley Brown dies at age 104 in Wichita". The Wichita Eagle. 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-01-24.
  6. ^ Heise, Kenan (1990-02-01). "Judge Joseph Burke; spent 54 years on bench". Chicago Tribune.
  7. ^ American National Biography: Cane, Melville Henry (1879-1980), lawyer and poet
  8. ^ E. F. Boyd: Honorable Judge Jean Murrell Capers obituary
  9. ^ Federal Judicial Center: Cowen, Arnold Wilson
  10. ^ Australian Dictionary of Biography: Crawford, Thomas Simpson (1875–1976)
  11. ^ Lord Denning, OM Telegraph obituary
  12. ^ "His Honour Edgar Fay". The Daily Telegraph. 2009-11-23. Retrieved 2009-12-15.
  13. ^ De Atley, Richard K.; Robinson, Alicia (2013-12-11). "Retired justice dies at 104". The Press-Enterprise. pp. A1–2, A10.
  14. ^ "Ireland's oldest practicing barrister has passed away at 100 years of age". Independent.ie. Retrieved 2017-07-23.
  15. ^ Snyder, Donald J. (Fall 2010). "The Supreme Centenarian—The Story of the Life and Legal Career of Samuel Hazard Gillespie Celebrating 100 Years of Risks Taken". The Senior Lawyer. New York State Bar Association. 2 (2). ISSN 1949-8330. Retrieved 2010-01-04.
  16. ^ VUB: NICO GUNZBURG (1882-1984)
  17. ^ NZ Herald obituary: Sir Trevor Henry
  18. ^ The New York Times: Oliver W. Hill, 100, Civil Rights Lawyer, Is Dead
  19. ^ "Justice VR Krishna Iyer, eminent jurist, dies in Kochi". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2014-12-04. Retrieved 2017-07-23.
  20. ^ Benson, Jocelyn (2016-02-16). "Interview with former Wayne Law Dean Charles Joiner, 100". Wayne State University. Retrieved 2016-07-28.
  21. ^ "His Honour Alan King-Hamilton". The Daily Telegraph. 2010-03-24. Retrieved 2010-03-28.
  22. ^ Manson, Patricia (2012-10-22). "Leighton reaches the century mark". Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. Archived from the original on 2013-01-02. Retrieved 2012-10-31.
  23. ^ St. Louis Post Dispatch: Rush H. Limbaugh Sr., 104; Oldest Practicing Lawyer in U.S
  24. ^ "GBA: Zum Tode von Generalbundesanwalt beim Bundesgerichtshof a.D. Ludwig Martin" (in German). Polizeipresse. 2010-04-01. Retrieved 2010-11-01.[permanent dead link]
  25. ^ The New York Times: Harold Medina, U.S. Judge, Dies at 102
  26. ^ The Washington Post: L. Welch Pogue Dies
  27. ^ Lindell, Chuck (2013-04-18). "Texas House honors ex-Justice Pope, 100". Austin American-Statesman. Cox Enterprises. Retrieved 2013-07-02.
  28. ^ "Oldest Ex-Assemblyman Dead" (PDF). The New York Times. 1904-04-28. Retrieved 2012-03-03.
  29. ^ Davidson, Joanne (2012-08-02). "DCPA founder Donald Seawell turns 100, honored by dignitaries". The Denver Post. MediaNews Group. Retrieved 2012-08-09.
  30. ^ Telegraph obituary: Lord Shawcross
  31. ^ "A centennial celebration". Emory Lawyer. Atlanta: Emory University School of Law: 25. Fall 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-19.
  32. ^ "Grapevine: Arthur Louis Thurlow 100th birthday". Hearsay Magazine. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Dalhousie University (2013–2014): 56. 2014. Retrieved 2015-05-21.
  33. ^ "Grapevine: Arthur Louis Thurlow 100th birthday". Hearsay. Winter 2013–2014. p. 56. Retrieved 2015-05-21.
  34. ^ Telegraph obituary: Marion Yorck von Wartenburg
  35. ^ The Harvard Crimson: Samuel Williston, Foremost Legal Scholar, Dies at 101
  36. ^ "Woodrough, Joseph William". Federal Judicial Center. January 2012. Retrieved 2012-01-17.