Former Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Jack Pope, the longest living state chief justice in U.S. history, died Saturday, the Supreme Court announced. He was 103.
Pope served as an associate justice on the Texas Supreme Court from 1964 to 1982 and as chief justice from 1982 to 1985. He was known for accomplishments including the establishment of formal judicial education for Texas judges and a judicial ethics code.
The Texas Supreme Court has a news release and video tribute here.