Chief Justice Harlan Fiske Stone
January 09. 2014 3:57PM
Marker Number: 95
Name and date established: Chesterfield 1974
Description: Born October 11, 1872, in a modest cottage 1.7 miles west of here on Horseshoe Road. Stone graduated from Amherst College and Columbia Law School returning to the latter as Dean, 1910 to 1924. Attorney General of the United States in President Coolidge's Cabinet, he was appointed a Justice of the Supreme Court in 1924, and Chief Justice in 1941, serving until his death April 22, 1946. A teacher, lawyer, judge, and judicial craftsman of the highest order, he held the affection and respect of the lawyers of the nation.
Location: Located on Route 63, at its intersection with the Old Chesterfield Road in the village of Chesterfield.