Potter Stewart
Lieutenant (JG), United States Navy 
Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court

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Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, he retired at age 66 in 1981 while still in good health. He was replaced on the Court by the first woman justice, Sandra Day O'Connor, who was nominated by President Ronald Reagan.

He remained active following his departure from the Court, notably with the Recordings For The Blind Foundation of Washington.

He died on December 7, 1985 and was buried in Section 5 of Arlington National Cemetery, near the graves of Justices William O. Douglas, Thurgood Marhall , William J. Brennan and Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Potter Stewart Gravesite PHOTO
Photo Couresy of Russell C. Jacobs, August 2006

Potter Stewart Gravesite
Gravesite photo courtesy of Ron Williams

Updated: 24 January 2001 Updated: 27 May 2003 Updated: 2 April 2005 Updated: 23 August 2006