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Indiana: State Supreme Court

Justices of the Indiana State Supreme Court, 1816-1967 (May be incomplete!)
Jesse Lynch Holman as of 1816-30 Isaac Newton Blackford as of 1817-53 Jeremiah Sullivan as of 1837-46 Samuel Barnes Gookins as of 1854-57 Alvin P. Hovey 1854 James M. Hanna as of 1857-65 James Somerville Frazer as of 1865-71 John Pettit as of 1871-77 William E. Niblack 1877-89 Allen Zollars 1883-89 Leonard J. Hackney, Jr. as of 1893-99 James H. Jordan 1895-1903 Francis Elisha Baker 1899-1902 Richard K. Erwin 1912-17 Lawson Moreau Harvey as of 1916-20 Louis Blasdel Ewbank as of 1920-26 Frank E. Gilkison 1945-55 Arch N. Bobbitt as of 1951-53 Amos Wade Jackson 1959-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1858: Abram W. Hendricks, defeated.
  • 1876: William P. Edson, defeated.
  • 1882: William P. Edson, defeated.
  • 1912: Richard K. Erwin (Dem), elected.
  • 1917 Oct 5: Richard K. Erwin, died in office.
  • 1924: George K. Denton (Dem), defeated.
  • 1944: Frank E. Gilkison (Rep), elected.
  • 1950: Frank E. Gilkison (Rep), elected.
  • 1955 Feb 25: Frank E. Gilkison, died in office.
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