|For Immediate Release
||For Further Information Contact:
|September 4, 2005
Phone: (202) 479-3211
Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist will lie in repose in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court of the United States Tuesday, September 6 and Wednesday, September 7. The public is invited to pay respects from 10:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. on September 6 and from 10 a.m. until noon on September 7.
Funeral services for Chief Justice Rehnquist will be conducted on Wednesday, September 7, at 2 p.m. at St. Matthew's Cathedral, 1725 Rhode Island Avenue, NW. Chief Justice Rehnquist will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery immediately following the funeral service. The funeral services will be open to friends and family members. The burial at Arlington National Cemetery will be private.
The Supreme Court ceremony will be open to press coverage but camera coverage will be pooled for some parts of the event. Reporters who wish to cover the funeral services should call the Public Information Office for details. The burial at Arlington National Cemetery is closed to press coverage.