Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Born 1933, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, appointed by President Bill Clinton on August 10, 1993. She is the second female justice ever appointed. Ginsberg earned her bachelor's degree at Cornell, became a wife and mother before starting law school at Harvard, transferred to Columbia Law, where she tied for first in her class. She was a professor at Rutgers and Columbia Law School, and spent much of her legal career as an advocate for the advancement of gender equality and women's rights. Here is an original First Day Cover celebrating the signing of the Constitution, signed by supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.