U.S. Supreme Court Justices by Age and Tenure
U.S. Supreme Court justices are appointed after being nominated by the President of the United States and confirmed by the Senate. They serve for life unless they retire, resign, receive senior status, or are impeached.
This interactive chart shows all justices since the court was organized in 1789. More recent justices have darker bars - current justices are blue. Sort by age (current or at the end of service), the age at which they took the oath of office, or the length of their tenure. Note that justices who served as both Associate and Chief Justice will have separate bars for each term of service. Chief Justice bars are oulined in black.