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Dakota: Territorial Supreme Court


Justices of the Dakota Territory Supreme Court, 1861-89 (May be incomplete!)
Philemon Bliss 1861-65 Joseph Lanier Williams 1861-65 George P. Williston 1861-64 Ara Barlett 1864-69 William E. Gleason 1865-67 Jefferson P. Kidder 1865-75 John W. Boyle 1867-69 Wilmot W. Brookings 1869-73 George W. French 1869-73 Alanson Hamilton Barnes 1873-81 Peter C. Shannon 1873-82 Granville Gaylord Bennett 1875-78 Gideon C. Moody 1878-83 Jefferson P. Kidder 1879-83 Sanford A. Hudson 1881-85 Alonzo J. Edgerton 1882-86 William Edgar Church 1883-86 Cornelius S. Palmer 1883-88 William H. Francis 1884-88 Seward Smith 1884-85 Louis K. Church 1885-87 William B. McConnell 1885-89 Bartlett Tripp 1886-89 James Spencer 1887-89 Charles M. Thomas 1887-89 John E. Carland 1888-89 L. W. Crofoot 1888-89 Roderick Rose 1888-89 Charles F. Templeton 1888-89 Frank R. Aikens 1889

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1883 Oct 2: Jefferson P. Kidder, died in office.
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