Justice White Funeral

Portions of the funeral service for retired Justice Byron White from St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral in Denver, Colorado were… read more

Portions of the funeral service for retired Justice Byron White from St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral in Denver, Colorado were shown. Justice White died Monday, April 15, 2002 in Denver of complications from pneumonia. He was 84. Justice White served on the court for 31 years before retiring in 1993. In the court’s history, only eight men served longer. His seat was filled by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. He was the last living former justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Justice White, a Colorado native, was appointed to the high court in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy. Washington D.C. District Court Judge Louis Oberdorfer and Herbert Miller, an antitrust litigation lawyer, both close friends of Justice White, delivered eulogies. close

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Justice White Funeral

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Program ID:
169683-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Denver, Colorado, United States
First Aired:
Apr 20, 2002
Last Aired:
Apr 22, 2002

Airing Details

  • Apr 20, 2002 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 21, 2002 | 2:18am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 22, 2002 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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