Matt Sullivan

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For other people named Matthew Sullivan, see Matthew Sullivan (disambiguation).

Matt I. Sullivan (1857–1937) was the 16th Chief Justice of California. Appointed by Governor Hiram Johnson, Sullivan served from August 22, 1914 to January 4, 1915.[1]

Sullivan's brother, Jeremiah F. Sullivan, also served on the California Supreme Court, the only instance where siblings have served on that court.[1]


  1. ^ a b J. Edward Johnson, State Bar of California, "Matt I. Sullivan", History of the Supreme Court Justices of California, 1900-1950 (1966), p. 33-35.

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Preceded by
William H. Beatty
Chief Justice of California
Succeeded by
Frank M. Angellotti