April 30, 1789 – Reason.com

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April 30, 1789 – Reason.com

04/30/1789: Inauguration of President Washington. He would appoint eleven members to the Supreme Court: Chief Justices Jay, Rutledge and Ellsworth, and Justices Wilson, Blair, Cushing, Rutledge, Iredell, Johnson, Paterson and Chase.

The persons appointed by President Washington