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John Paul Stevens


1920 - 2019
John Paul Stevens (AP/J. Scott Applewhite)
John Paul Stevens, former U.S. Supreme Court justice, died July 16, 2019, from complications following a stroke, at the age of 99.

Stevens was nominated to the high court by President Gerald Ford in 1975 and served over 34 years, retiring in 2010. He was the third-longest-serving justice in the history of the Supreme Court and was the second-oldest justice in history at the time of his retirement. He served with three chief justices, Warren Burger, William Rehnquist, and John Roberts.

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