Associate Justice Antonin Scalia was born in Trenton, New Jersey, March 11, 1936. He married Maureen McCarthy and has nine children — Ann Forrest, Eugene, John Francis, Catherine Elisabeth, Mary Clare, Paul David, Matthew, Christopher James and Margaret Jane.
• Received his A.B. from Georgetown University and the University of Fribourg, Switzerland and his LL.B. from Harvard Law School. He was a Sheldon Fellow of Harvard University from 1960-1961.
• Worked in private practice in Cleveland, Ohio from 1961–1967.
• Was a professor of law at the University of Virginia from 1967–1971, a professor of law at the University of Chicago from 1977–1982 and a visiting professor of law at Georgetown University and Stanford University.
• Served as chairman of the American Bar Association’s Section of Administrative Law, 1981–1982 and its Conference of Section Chairmen, 1982–1983.
• Served the federal government as General Counsel of the Office of Telecommunications Policy from 1971–1972, Chairman of the Administrative Conference of the United States from 1972–1974 and Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel from 1974–1977.
• He was appointed judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in 1982.
• President Reagan nominated him as an associate justice of the Supreme Court, and he took his seat September 26, 1986.