Associate justice from the U.S. Supreme Courtroom from 1975 until 2010. He was among its longest-serving justices. He offered in america Navy during Globe Battle II. He was under three different Main Justices: Warren E. Burger, William Rehnquist, and John G. Roberts. His dad was a hotelier and attorney named Ernest Wayne Stevens. He was nominated by Chief executive Gerald R. Ford to be always a Supreme Courtroom Justice.