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List of Justices of the Supreme Court of Iowa

Following is a list of justices of the Supreme Court of Iowa.[1]

Austin Adams.
George Greene.
Serranus Clinton Hastings served on the Iowa Supreme Court, and later became Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court.
Chester C. Cole
Judge County Began active
service
Ended active
service
Austin Adams Dubuque January 1, 1876 December 31, 1887
Elma G. Albert Greene January 1, 1925 December 31, 1936
Robert G. Allbee Polk July 18, 1978 June 30, 1982
John W. Anderson Woodbury January 1, 1933 December 31, 1938
James H. Andreasen Kossuth November 13, 1987 October 1, 1998
Brent R. Appel Warren 2006 Incumbent
Thomas Arthur Harrison September 15, 1920 September 14, 1925
David L. Baker ? 2008 December 31, 2010
Caleb Baldwin Pottawattamie January 11, 1860 December 31, 1863
Joseph M. Beck Lee January 1, 1868 December 31, 1891
Francis H. Becker Dubuque September 20, 1965 March 31, 1972
Charles A. Bishop Polk July 2, 1902 July 9, 1908
William L. Bliss Cerro Gordo September 27, 1932
January 1, 1939
December 5, 1932
April 16, 1962
Mark Cady Webster October 6, 1998 Incumbent.
James H. Carter Linn August 14, 1982 2006
Susan Christensen Harlan September 4, 2018 Incumbent
George C. Claussen Clinton October 21, 1932
April 17, 1933
December 4, 1932
December 3, 1934
Chester C. Cole Polk March 1, 1864 January 19, 1876
James G. Day Fremont September 1, 1870 December 31, 1883
Horace E. Deemer Montgomery May 8, 1894 February 26, 1917
Lawrence De Graff Polk January 1, 1921 December 31, 1932
John Forrest Dillon Scott January 1, 1864 December 31, 1869
Maurice F. Donegan Scott January 1, 1933 December 31, 1938
William D. Evans Franklin September 17, 1908 December 31, 1934
Frederick F. Faville Webster January 1, 1921 December 31, 1932
Theodore G. Garfield Story January 1, 1941 November 2, 1969
Harry G. Garrett Wayne December 15, 1958 December 31, 1960
Frank R. Gaynor Plymouth January 1, 1913 August 3, 1920
Josiah Given Polk March 12, 1889 December 31, 1901
Charles T. Granger Allamakee January 1, 1889 December 31, 1900
George Greene Dubuque November 1, 1847 January 9, 1855
John M. Grimm Linn February 1, 1929 September 15, 1932
Oscar Hale Louisa January 1, 1939 December 9, 1950
Jonathan C. Hall Des Moines February 15, 1854 January 15, 1855
Wilson H. Hamilton Keokuk January 1, 1935 December 31, 1940
K. David Harris Greene January 11, 1972 July 29, 1999
Serranus Clinton Hastings Muscatine January 26, 1848 January 14, 1849
Norman R. Hays Marion October 3, 1946 August 31, 1965
Daryl Hecht Woodbury August 1, 2006 December 13, 2018
Norman W. Isbell Linn January 16, 1855 June 2, 1856
John F. Kinney Lee June 12, 1847 February 15, 1854
James W. Kindig Woodbury April 30, 1927 December 31, 1934
Le Vega G. Kinne Tama January 1, 1892 December 31, 1897
John W. Kintzinger Dubuque January 1, 1933 December 31, 1938
Scott M. Ladd O'Brien January 1, 1897 December 31, 1920
Jerry L. Larson Shelby September 1, 1978 2008
Robert L. Larson Johnson February 3, 1953 April 1, 1971
Louis A. Lavorato Polk February 12, 1986 2006
Clay LeGrand Scott July 5, 1967 February 26, 1983
Luke E. Linnan Kossuth September 3, 1958 December 15, 1958
Ralph P. Lowe Lee January 12, 1860 December 31, 1867
Edward Mansfield Polk 2011 Incumbent
Halleck J. Mantz Audubon January 1, 1943 January 1, 1953
Charles Mason Des Moines December 28, 1846[2] June 11, 1847[3]
M.L. Mason Cerro Gordo July 19, 1965 June 14, 1978
Emlin McClain Johnson January 1, 1901 December 31, 1912
Mark McCormick Polk April 12, 1972 January 31, 1986
Christopher McDonald Polk February 20, 2019 Incumbent
Arthur A. McGiverin Wapello August 15, 1978 November 9, 2000
William E. Miller Johnson September 14, 1870 December 31, 1875
Frederic M. Miller Polk January 1, 1939 September 30, 1946
Ernest M. Miller Shelby December 27, 1937 December 13, 1938
Richard F. Mitchell Webster December 6, 1932 December 31, 1942
C. Edwin Moore Polk April 17, 1962 August 2, 1978
Edgar A. Morling Palo Alto October 1, 1925 October 15, 1932
John E. Mulroney Webster January 1, 1943 October 11, 1955
Linda K. Neuman Scott 08-4-1986 July 11, 2003
Ralph A. Oliver Woodbury December 14, 1938 October 1, 1962
James M. Parsons Polk January 1, 1935 December 16, 1937
Henry F. Peterson Pottawattamie November 3, 1955 June 30, 1965
Leon W. Powers Crawford December 4, 1934 February 14, 1936
Byron W. Preston Mahaska January 1, 1913 December 31, 1924
Maurice E. Rawlings Woodbury July 19, 1965 August 17, 1978
Joseph Rea Reed Pottawattamie January 1, 1884 February 28, 1889
Warren J. Rees Jones November 13, 1969 August 2, 1980
W. Ward Reynoldson Clarke May 1, 1971 October 1, 1987
Paul W. Richards Montgomery January 1, 1935 December 31, 1940
Gifford S. Robinson Buena Vista January 1, 1888 December 31, 1889
James H. Rothrock Cedar February 24, 1876 December 31, 1896
Edward A. Sager Bremer January 1, 1937 December 31, 1942
Benjamin I. Salinger Carroll January 1, 1915 December 31, 1920
Louis W. Schultz Johnson August 19, 1980 September 6, 1993
William H. Seevers Mahaska February 27, 1876 December 31, 1888
John C. Sherwin Cerro Gordo January 1, 1900 December 31, 1912
William A. Smith Dubuque January 1, 1943 June 10, 1958
Bruce M. Snell, Jr. Ida October 8, 1987 August 18, 2001
Bruce M. Snell Ida January 1, 1961 March 4, 1970
Truman S. Stevens Fremont May 1, 1917 December 31, 1934
Carl B. Stiger Tama February 15, 1936 December 31, 1942
Lacon D. Stockton Des Moines June 3, 1856 June 9, 1860
Michael J. Streit Lucas August 19, 2001 December 31, 2010
William Corwin Stuart Lucas October 15, 1962 November 8, 1971
Marsha K. Ternus Polk September 7, 1993 December 31, 2010
G. King Thompson Linn January 1, 1951 June 30, 1965
T. Eugene Thornton Black Hawk January 1, 1959 May 9, 1967
Harvey Uhlenhopp Franklin March 10, 1970 May 22, 1986
Hubert Utterback Polk December 5, 1932 April 16, 1933
Charles W. Vermillion Appanoose November 15, 1923 September 3, 1927
Henry F. Wagner Keokuk September 6, 1927 December 31, 1932
Charles M. Waterman Scott January 1, 1898 June 18, 1902
Thomas D. Waterman Scott 2011 Incumbent
Silas M. Weaver Hardin January 1, 1902 November 6, 1923
Charles F. Wennerstrum Lucas January 1, 1941 December 31, 1958
David Wiggins Polk October 7, 2003 Incumbent.
Joseph Williams Muscatine December 28, 1846[2]
January 15, 1849
January 25, 1848
January 11, 1855
Elias H. Williams Clayton January 18, 1870 September 14, 1870
Thomas S. Wilson Dubuque December 28, 1846[2] October 31, 1847
Winfield S. Withrow Henry April 19, 1913 December 31, 1914
Charles R. Wolle Woodbury March 11, 1983 August 12, 1987
William G. Woodward Muscatine January 9, 1855 January 11, 1860
George G. Wright Van Buren January 5, 1855
June 26, 1860
January 11, 1860
September 1, 1870
Bruce B. Zager Black Hawk 2011 September 3, 2018

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Past Iowa Supreme Court Justices". Iowa Judicial Branch. Retrieved February 2, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c The Supreme Court of the Territory of Iowa was established in 1838, with three judges - Charles Mason, Joseph Williams, and Thomas S. Wilson. All three then became the first three justices of the Iowa Supreme Court upon statehood, on December 28, 1846. State Historical Society of Iowa, "Iowa's Supreme Court", The Annals of Iowa, Vol 26, No. 1 (Summer 1944), p. 5-6.
  3. ^ The Iowa Judicial Branch biography of Charles Mason lists him as "Chief Justice of the Iowa Territorial Supreme Court from 1838 and as the first Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court until he resigned in June 1847".