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There have been a total of six Chief Justices who shared a first name; four named John, and two named William. Several Chief Justices had such unique first names, they are unlikely to be repeated in the future (Salmon, Morrison, Melville, Harlan and Warren).

  1. John Jay...............................(1745-1829)..............served 1789-1795...Washington
  2. John Rutledge.......................(1739-1800)..............served 1795-1795...Washington
  3. John Marshall........................(1755-1835)..............served 1801-1835...Adams
  4. John G. Roberts, Jr.................(1955- )....................served 2005-(incumbent)...G.W. Bush
  1. William Howard Taft...............(1857-1930)..............served 1921-1930...Harding
  2. William H. Rehnquist..............(1924-2005)..............served 1985-2005...Reagan
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