People.com Celebrity Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Dead at 79: See His Life in Photos The justice was found dead on Saturday, Feb. 13. Here's a look back at his career in D.C. By Maria Mercedes Lara Maria Mercedes Lara Instagram Twitter Digital Content Operations Director, PEOPLE. People Editorial Guidelines Published on February 13, 2016 06:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 09 Ron Edmonds/AP Justice Antonin Scalia (left) with President Ronald Reagan on June 17, 1986, when the former president announced Scalia's nomination following Chief Justice Warren E. Burger's resignation. 02 of 09 Barry Thumma/AP Justice Scalia (left) shaking hands with then-Chief Justice of the Supreme Court William Rehnquist in front of the Supreme Court building on Sept. 26, 1986. 03 of 09 Stephen R. Brown/AP Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (fourth from left) and Justice Scalia (fifth from left) posing with cast members from Ariadne auf Naxos at the Washington Opera in Jan. 8, 1994. 04 of 09 Gavin Averill/The Hattiesburg American/AP Justice Scalia addressing Presbyterian Christian High School students in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on April 7, 2004. 05 of 09 Ken Heinen/Getty President George W. Bush greeting members of the Supreme Court (including Justice Scalia, fifth from left) during the investiture ceremony of Chief Justice John Roberts in the Chief Justice's Conference Room on Oct. 3, 2005. 06 of 09 Arnaldo Magnani/Getty Grand Marshal Scalia marches down Fifth Avenue during the Columbus Day Parade in New York City on Oct. 10, 2005. 07 of 09 Chip Somodevilla/Getty From left: Heather Myklegard, Justice Scalia, Dirk Kempthorne and President George W. Bush walk through the Rose Garden before Kempthorne is sworn in as the new interior secretary on June 7, 2006. 08 of 09 Chip Somodevilla/Getty Justice Scalia (second from bottom left) poses with the other U.S. Supreme Court members on Oct. 8, 2010. 09 of 09 Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty From left: Howard Kutz, Justice Scalia and Katie Couric at the White House Correspondents' Dinner on April 25, 2015.