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Chief Justices

Sheridan Kalorama

 

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By Devry Becker Jones, January 13, 2018
1. Chief Justices Marker
Inscription.
Three chief justices of the Supreme Court lived in Sheridan-Kalorama. William Howard Taft, appointed Chief Justice after his presidency, lived at 2215 Wyoming Ave. Charles Evans Hughes, a U.S. Secretary of State and an unsuccessful candidate for President in 1916, became Chief Justice in 1930 and resided at 2223 R St. Harlan Fiske Stone, a U.S. Attorney General, occupied 1919 24th St. during his tenure. Other prominent Supreme Court justices have lived in Sheridan-Kalorama including Louis Brandeis, Joseph McKenna and Sandra Day O'Connor, the first female justice of the Supreme Court.

About the artist: Peter Waddell, artist, specializes in images of the 18th and 19th century Washington.

Art on Call, a program of Cultural Tourism DC, funded in part by the Commission on Arts and Humanities, the Department of Transportation, and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development.

Call box locator map: Decatur Pl. and 22nd St.

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Location. Marker has been reported damaged. 38° 54.981′ N, 77° 3.148′ W. Marker is in Sheridan-Kalorama, District of
Chief Justices Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 13, 2018
2. Chief Justices Marker
Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Tracy Place Northwest and 24th Street NW on Tracy Place Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20008, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Simón Bolívar (1783-1830) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Presidents (about 500 feet away); The Lindens (about 600 feet away); Joel Barlow (about 800 feet away); Little Friar (about 800 feet away); Women of Influence (about 800 feet away); Woodrow Wilson House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert Emmet (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sheridan-Kalorama.
 
More about this marker. Marker appears weather damaged
 
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Chief Justices Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 13, 2018
3. Chief Justices Marker
Chief Justices Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 13, 2018
4. Chief Justices Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 13, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 77 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 13, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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