Oliver Ellsworth


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United States jurist and the third chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1807)

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Hall demonstrates that the Connecticut Compromise between advocates of apportioning representation in both houses of Congress by population and proponents of equal representation in both houses was not dreamt up in Philadelphia by Sherman and Oliver Ellsworth.
Most notable among them were Connecticut's Oliver Ellsworth and Roger Sherman, South Carolina's Charles Pinckney, and Massachusetts's Elbridge Gerry.
The first, Oliver Ellsworth, felt the office lacked "energy, weight, and dignity.
Before there was Marshall, there were John Jay, John Rutledge (briefly), possibly William Cushing (even more briefly), and Oliver Ellsworth.
Maxine Pincott, third-grade teacher, Oliver Ellsworth School, Windsor; CT 06095.
The next Chief Justice who actually served was Oliver Ellsworth of Connecticut.