WASHINGTON — John Paul Stevens, the second oldest and third longest-serving Supreme Court justice in history and a Republican president’s nominee who went on to lead the court’s liberal wing, died Tuesday. He was 99.
Stevens died in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from complications of a stroke he suffered on Monday, according to a Supreme Court of the United States press release.
Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at age 99
Retired Justice John Paul Stevens, A Maverick On The Bench, Dies At 99
Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99
John Paul Stevens, retired Supreme Court Justice, has died at 99
John Paul Stevens, longtime leader of Supreme Court’s liberal wing, dies at 99
Muere exjuez de la Corte Suprema John Paul Stevens