Chief Justices – NC Supreme Court

Maurice Victor Barnhill
1 Feb. 1954 - 21 Aug. 1956
Rhoda Bryan Billings
3 Sep. 1986 - 25 Nov. 1986
William Haywood Bobbitt
13 Nov. 1969 - 1974
Joseph Branch
1 Aug. 1979 - 1 Sep. 1986
Walter McKenzie Clark
1903 - 19 May 1924
Emery Byrd Denny
9 Mar. 1962 - 4 Feb. 1966
William Augustus Devin
14 Sep. 1951 - 30 Jan. 1954
James G. Exum
26 Nov. 1986 - 31 Dec. 1994
William Turner Faircloth
1894 - 30 Dec. 1900
Henry Frye
7 Sep. 1999 - 2 Jan. 2000
David M Furches
5 Jan. 1901 - 1903
Leonard Henderson
13 Aug. 1829 - 13 Aug. 1833
2 Jun. 1924 - 16 Mar. 1925
I. Beverly Lake Jr.
3 Jan. 2001 - 30 Jan. 2006
Mark D Martin
31 Aug. 2014 - Present
Augustus S Merrimon
16 Nov. 1889 - Nov. 1892
Burley Baynard Mitchell Jr
3 Jan. 1995 - 1 Sep. 1999
Frederick Nash
30 Dec. 1852 - 5 Dec. 1858
Robert Hunt Parker
5 Jan. 1966 - 10 Nov. 1969
Sarah Elizabeth Parker
6 Feb. 2006 - 31 Aug. 2014
Richmond Mumford Pearson
1 Aug. 1858 - 5 Jan. 1878
Thomas Ruffin
30 Dec. 1833 - 10 Nov. 1852
Susie Marshall Sharp
2 Jan. 1975 - 31 Jul. 1979
James E Shepherd
16 Nov. 1892 - Nov. 1893
William Nathan Harrell Smith
14 Jan. 1878 - 14 Nov. 1889
William Parker Stacy
17 Mar. 1925 - 13 Sep. 1951
John Louis Taylor
5 Jan. 1819 - 29 Jan. 1829
John Wallace Winbourne
21 Aug. 1956 - 8 Mar. 1962