Program for the inauguration ceremony of Bill Clinton and Al Gore; Signed by Both William Rehnquist and Byron White

  • Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist and Justice Byron White Signed 1993 Inaugural Program.

Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist and Justice Byron White Signed 1993 Inaugural Program.

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Item Number: 48065

1993.

Program for the inauguration ceremony of Bill Clinton and Al Gore. Signed by both Chief Justice William Rehnquist and Justice Byron White. Rehnquist had administered the oath of office to Bill Clinton, and White had administered the oath of office to Al Gore. First Day Cancellation stamp dated January 20, 1993. It measures 6 inches by 8.75 inches. Uncommon signed.

At noon, January 20, 1993 the oath of office was administered to William Jefferson Clinton by Chief Justice William Rehnquist. The oath was sworn on a King James Bible, which was given to him by his grandmother. Standing beside him were his daughter Chelsea and his wife Hillary, who was holding the Bible opened to Galatians 6:9. Byron White, the Associate Justice, administered the oath to Albert A. Gore Jr. The Oath of Office for the Vice President is not specified in the Constitution, but Gore used the current form of the oath, which is also used by the Senators, Representatives, and other government officers:

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