Vice President Joseph Biden made TV personality Oprah Winfrey an honorary member of the U.S. Supreme Court in 2011. Other notable honorary justices named over the years:

  • Clara Bow  (1922, appointed by VP Calvin Coolidge)
  • Marion Davies  (1937, by John Nance Garner)
  • Margaret Truman  (1949, by Alben Barkley)
  • Joe DiMaggio  (1959, by Richard Nixon)
  • Anita Bryant  (1972, by Spiro Agnew)
  • Henry Winkler  (1979, by Walter Mondale)
  • Al Unser, Jr.  (1992, by Dan Quayle)
  • Sting  (1999, by Al Gore)
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