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Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justices

Clement Clay: 1820-1823 Abner S. Lipscomb: 1823-1834
Reuben Saffold: 1834-1836 Henry Hitchock: 1836-1837
Arthur F. Hopkins: 1837-1837 Henry W. Collier: 1837-1849
Edmund S. Dargan: 1849-1852 William P. Chilton: 1852-1856
George Goldthwaite: 1856-1856 Samuel F. Rice: 1856-1859
A. J. Walker: 1859-1868 E. Wolsey Peck: 1868-1873
Thomas M. Peters: 1873-1874 Robert C. Brickell: 1874-1884, 1894-1898
George W. Stone: 1884-1894 Thomas N. McClellan: 1894-1906
Samuel D. Weakley: 1906-1906 John R. Tyson: 1906-1909
James R. Dowdell: 1909-1914 John C. Anderson: 1914-1940
Lucien D. Gardner: 1940-1951 J. Ed Livingston: 1951-1971
Howell T. Heflin: 1971-1977 Clement Clay Torbert, Jr.: 1977-1989
Ernest Clayton "Sonny" Hornsby: 1989-1995 Perry O. Hooper, Sr.: 1995-2001
Roy S. Moore: 2001- 2003
Moore was removed from office on November 13, 2003, and Justice J. Gorman Houston became Acting Chief Justice.
Drayton Nabers: 2004 - 2007
Governor Bob Riley appointed Nabers Chief Justice on June 22, 2004 to fill Roy Moore's unexpired term.
Sue Bell Cobb: 2007 -- 2011 Charles R. Malone: 2011 --

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