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No. President Andrew Johnson nominated Henry Stanbery to the seat vacated by John Catron, after Catron's death in 1865. The Senate tabled the nomination, then eliminated Catron's former position on the bench, leaving the Supreme Court with eight justices, in order to prevent Johnson from appointing a someone to the Court.

Johnson was a Democrat from the Confederate state of Tennessee. He himself opposed secession, thus Lincoln placed him on the Presidential ticket in 1864.

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Yes. President Lincoln appointed a total of five justices during his administration: four Associate Justices and one Chief Justice.

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Salmon P Chase............1864 - 1873

Associate Justices

Noah Haynes Swayne.....1862 - 1881

Samuel F. Millier.............1862 - 1890

David Davis...................1862 - 1877

Stephen Johnson Field....1863 - 1897

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President Lincoln appointed five justices to the US Supreme Court between 1862 and 1864.

  1. Noah Haynes Swayne................1862-1881
  2. Samuel Freeman Miller...............1862-1890
  3. David Davis..............................1862-1877
  4. Stephen Johnson Field...............1863-1897
  5. Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase.....1864-1873
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Sonia Sotomayor

Yes. On May 26, 2009, President Obama nominated Justice Sonia Sotomayor to replace Justice David H. Souter, who retired at the end of June 2009.

On August 6, 2009, the US Senate confirmed Sotomayor's nomination by a vote of 68-31, making her the 111th US Supreme Court Justice. Although the vote was split along party lines, the unanimous Democratic endorsement was joined by nine Republicans and both Senate Independents.

Associate Justice Sotomayor took the Constitutional and Judicial Oaths of Office on August 8, 2009.

Elena Kagan

President Obama nominated US Solicitor General Elena Kagan on May 9, 2010, to succeed Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who retired from the Court on June 29. The Senate Judiciary Committee recommended Kagan's by a vote of 13-6; she was confirmed by a full Senate vote of 63-37 on Thursday, August 5, 2010.

Kagan, who is the fourth woman to join the US Supreme Court, will also increase the female census on the bench to three for the first time in history. She is expected to take the Oaths of Office on August 7, 2010.

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BY using the farmers' almanac

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