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U.S. District Court in Minnesota

U.S. District Judges for Minnesota, 1903-2017 (may be incomplete!)
R. Page W. Morris 1903-23 Charles Andrew Willard 1909-14 Wilbur Franklin Booth 1914-25 John Franklin McGee 1923-25 Joseph West Molyneaux 1925-37 John B. Sanborn, Jr. 1925-32 Gunnar Hans Nordbye 1931-67 Matthew M. Joyce 1932-54 Robert C. Bell 1933-61 George F. Sullivan 1937-44 Edward J. Devitt 1954-92 Earl R. Larson 1961-77 Miles Lord 1966- Donald D. Alsop 1974-92 Harry Hunter MacLaughlin 1977-92 Diana E. Murphy 1980-94 Paul Arthur Magnuson 1981-2002 David Singleton Doty 1987-98 Michael James Davis 1994-2015 Ann D. Montgomery 1996-2016 James M. Rosenbaum 2001 John Tunheim 2001 Patrick Joseph Schiltz 2006-

Officeholding Events (may be incomplete!)

  • 1914 Mar 13: Charles Andrew Willard, died in office.
  • 1923 Jun 30: R. Page W. Morris, took senior status.
  • 1925 Feb 15: John Franklin McGee, died in office.
  • 1937 Feb 28: Joseph West Molyneaux, took senior status.
  • 1944 Apr 14: George F. Sullivan, died in office.
  • 1954 Oct 11: Matthew M. Joyce, took senior status.
  • 1961 May 1: Robert C. Bell, took senior status.
  • 1967 Mar 6: Gunnar Hans Nordbye, took senior status.
  • 1977: Earl R. Larson, took senior status.
  • 1992 Aug 28: Donald D. Alsop, took senior status.
  • 1992 Oct 1: Harry Hunter MacLaughlin, took senior status.
  • 1998 Jun 30: David Singleton Doty, took senior status.
  • 2002 Feb 9: Paul Arthur Magnuson, took senior status.
  • 2015 Aug 1: Michael James Davis, took senior status.
  • 2016 May 31: Ann D. Montgomery, took senior status.
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