|Ralph J. Cappy|
|Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania|
|Preceded by||John P. Flaherty Jr.|
|Succeeded by||Ronald D. Castille|
|Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania|
|Born||August 25, 1943|
|Died||May 1, 2009
Green Tree, Pennsylvania
|Alma mater||University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Ralph J. Cappy (August 25, 1943 – May 1, 2009) was a Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania from 1990 to 1998 and Chief Justice of the Court from 1998 to 2008.
Prior to joining the state Supreme Court, Cappy was named to the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas in 1978 and served as administrative judge of the civil division from 1986 to 1990. After leaving the Court in January 2008, he joined the law firm of Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney and practiced commercial litigation. He also served as chairman of the board of trustees at his alma mater the University of Pittsburgh.