John Roberts Biography, Life, Interesting Facts
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John Roberts chaired the United States Supreme Court in 2005 under George W. Bush tenure. He was the 17th in the line of Supreme Court duty. He is still on his SCOTUS bench to date. For eleven years, he has rightfully wheeled his leadership skill according to Voting Rights Act. During high school, John was an eminent wrestling champion as well as a football player. Little did we know that he would come to backer the United States jurisdiction.
Childhood And Early Life
On 27 January 1955 John Glover Roberts Jr, was born in Buffalo, New York in the United States. He joined La Lumiere School in Indiana where he graduated with top honors. He also served as a student council and football captain. After high school graduation, Robert attended Harvard University. He also worked in a local steel mill for his upkeep. In 1976 he earned his bachelor’s degree where he joined Harvard Law School and graduated in 1979.
From 1980 to 1981 John acted as a law clerk under an Associate –Justice William H. Rehnquist on SCOTUS. From 1981 to 82 John worked at Reagan Administration as a Special Assistant to William French Smith. From 1982 to 1986 he went to serve as an Associate Counsel to President Ronald Reagan. He then joined George W. Bush Administration where he served as Deputy Solicitor General for four years.
John Roberts was nominated by President George W. Bush as the United States Supreme Court judge in 2005.He took the role of William H. Rehnquist who died while still in office. Robert was sworn in office by John Paul Stevens, Associate Justice. He became the youngest Chief Justice to hold the judicial post.
John Roberts married Jane Marie Sullivan in 1996.The couple has two adopted children: Jack Roberts and Josephine. The family currently lives in Maryland in Washington.
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