William Cushing

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Cushing, William

(1732–1810) Supreme Court justice; born in Scituate, Mass. Originally a judge for the English crown, he supported the American Revolution and became a prominent judge in Massachusetts (1777–89). He was the first associate justice appointed by President Washington to the U.S. Supreme Court (1790–1810).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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