William Rehnquist Rank
About William Rehnquist
William Rehnquist was an American lawyer best remembered for being the 16th Chief Justice of the United States, a position he held from 1986 until his demise in 2005. Prior to becoming chief justice, he was the Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. He is one of the longest-serving justices in the entire history of the Supreme Court of the United States.
He was born to Margery Peck and William Benjamin Rehnquist. In 1953, he got married to Natalie "Nan" Cornell. The couple remained married until his death in 1991. He and Nan had three children together.
Despite being terminally ill with cancer and barely able to walk, he surprised everyone by attending the Second inauguration of George W. Bush in 2005 and administering the presidential oath of office to him.
After his death in 2005, the FBI revealed that he was addicted to the insomnia drug Placidyl for decades.
William Rehnquist Rank
William Rehnquist's Popularity
William Rehnquist was a famous American lawyer and jurist, 16th Chief Justice of the United States, who was born on October 1, 1924. As a person born on this date, William Rehnquist is listed in our database as the 38th most popular celebrity for the day (October 1) and the 23rd most popular for the year (1924).
People born on October 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. William Rehnquist is the 1147th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to William Rehnquist's birthday, William Rehnquist is the 7557th most famous American and ranks 23rd in famous people born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
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