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|8th Chief Justice of the United States|
October 8, 1888 – July 4, 1910
|Nominated by||Grover Cleveland|
|Preceded by||Morrison Waite|
|Succeeded by||Edward Douglass White|
February 11, 1833|
Augusta, Maine, U.S.
|Died||July 4, 1910
Sorrento, Maine, U.S.
|Resting place||Graceland Cemetery, Uptown, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Spouse(s)||Calista Reynolds (1858); Mary Coolbaugh (1866)|
|Alma mater||Bowdoin College|
Melville Weston Fuller (February 11, 1833 – July 4, 1910) was an American lawyer, jurist, and politician. He was the eighth Chief Justice of the United States between 1888 and 1910. He was nominated by Grover Cleveland.
Fuller died in Sorrento, Maine from a heart attack, aged 77.
- Supreme Court Historical Society:
- Oyez Project Melville W. Fuller Biography, U.S. Supreme Court media.
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