Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, for 21 years from its inception to his death. Nominated and confirmed by Congress as the third Chief Justice of the United States, which he declined to accept.
Cushing was born in Scituate, Province of Massachusetts Bay, on March 1, 1732. The Cushing family had a long history in the area, settling Hingham in 1638. Cushing's father John Cushing was a provincial magistrate who in 1747 became an associate justice of the Superior Court of Judicature, the province's high court.
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