John Jay is most well remembered for co-writing the Federalist Papers and serving as the President of the Continental Congress (1778-1779) and first Chief Justice of the United States (1789-1795). (photo: Reproduction courtesy of the Supreme Court Historical Society)
Charles V. Bush dies at 72; first black Supreme Court page
On May 17, 1954 the Earl Warren-led Supreme Court issued its 8-0 decision, Brown v. Board of Education, outlawing school segregation throughout the United States. Just a few months later, Warren and the Court set the example when Charles V. Bush, then 14 years old, was selected as the first African American Supreme Court page.
First Supreme Court Chief Justice John Jay Founding Father John Jay (1745-1829) was appointed by President George Washington as the first Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. He also coauthored the federalist papers