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Chief Justice Joseph R. Weisberger

Chief Justice Joseph R. Weisberger

(1920-2012) ~ Inducted 1980

Chief Justice Joseph Weisberger, 1920-2012, spent 56 years in the Rhode Island Judiciary and at the time of his retirement, was Supreme Court Justice of Rhode Island. He previously served the state as a Presiding Justice of the Superior Court and as a Senator and Minority Leader. Chief Justice Weisberger was instrumental in establishing am accredited law school in Rhode Island. He was appointed a Knight of St. Gregory by Pope Paul VI.


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