The Texas Supreme Court announced today that Former Chief Justice John Hill died. The announcement begins: "Former Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court John Hill’s death Monday ended a remarkable legal and public service career spanning 60 years. He was 83. Hill died after complications resulting from surgery to implant a heart pacemaker. He was the only person in Texas state history to serve as secretary of state, attorney general and chief justice. He retired from the Court in 1988 after three years."