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Oregon: State Supreme Court


Justices of the Oregon State Supreme Court, 1859-1970 (May be incomplete!)
Reuben P. Boise 1859-72 Paine Paige Prim 1859-80 Riley E. Stratton 1859-66 Aaron E. Wait 1859-62 William W. Page 1862-64 Erasmus D. Shattuck 1862-68 Joseph G. Wilson 1862-70 Alonzo A. Skinner 1866-68 John Kelsey 1868-70 William W. Upton 1868-74 L. L. McArthur 1870-78 Andrew J. Thayer 1870-73 B. Whitten 1870-72 B. F. Bonham 1872-76 Lafayette Mosher 1872-74 John Burnett 1874-76 Erasmus D. Shattuck 1874-78 Reuben P. Boise 1876-80 J. F. Watson 1876-78 James K. Kelly 1878-80 William P. Lord 1880-94 John B. Waldo 1880-86 Edward B. Watson 1880-84 W. W. Thayer 1884-90 Reuben S. Strahan 1886-92 Robert S. Bean 1890-1909 F. A. Moore 1892-1918 Charles E. Wolverton 1894-1905 Thomas G. Hailey 1905-06 Robert Eakin 1907-17 William R. King 1909-10 Woodson T. Slater 1909-10 Thomas A. McBride 1909-30 Henry J. Bean 1911-41 George H. Burnett 1911-27 Charles L. McNary 1913-14 William M. Ramsey 1913-14 Henry L. Benson 1915-21 Lawrence T. Harris 1915-24 Wallace McCamant 1917-18 Charles A. Johns 1918-21 Conrad P. Olson 1918 Alfred S. Bennett 1919-20 George M. Brown 1920-33 John McCourt 1921-24 John L. Rand 1921-42 Oliver P. Coshow 1924-31 Martin L. Pipes 1924 Harry H. Belt 1925-50 George Rossman 1927-65 Percy R. Kelly 1930-49 James U. Campbell 1931-37 J. O. Bailey 1933-50 Hall S. Lusk 1937-60 James T. Brand 1941-58 Arthur D. Hay 1942-52 E. M. Page 1949-50 Earl C. Latourette 1950-56 Harold J. Warner 1950-63 Walter L. Tooze 1950-56 William C. Perry 1953- William M. McAllister 1956-70 Randall B. Kester 1957-58 Kenneth J. O'Connell 1958- Gordon Sloan 1958- Alfred T. Goodwin 1960-69 Arno H. Denecke 1963- Ralph M. Holman 1965-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1866 Dec 26: Riley E. Stratton, died in office.
  • 1873: Andrew J. Thayer, died in office.
  • 1905 Dec 4: Charles E. Wolverton, resigned; Thomas G. Hailey, appointed.
  • 1909 May 1: Robert S. Bean, resigned.
  • 1913 Jun 3: Charles L. McNary, appointed; William M. Ramsey, appointed.
  • 1917 Jan 8: Robert Eakin, resigned.
  • 1917 Jan 9: Wallace McCamant, appointed.
  • 1918 Jun 4: Wallace McCamant, resigned.
  • 1918 Sep 25: F. A. Moore, died in office.
  • 1920 Oct 5: Alfred S. Bennett, resigned.
  • 1921 Oct 7: Charles A. Johns, resigned.
  • 1921 Oct 16: Henry L. Benson, died in office.
  • 1924 Jan 15: Lawrence T. Harris, resigned.
  • 1924 Sep 12: John McCourt, died in office.
  • 1927 Sep 10: George H. Burnett, died in office.
  • 1927 Sep 22: George Rossman, appointed.
  • 1928 May 18: John L. Rand (Dem), nominated; George Rossman (Dem), nominated; L. H. McMahan (Dem), defeated in primary; Richard W. Montague (Dem), defeated in primary; Lotus L. Langley (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 1928 May 18: George Rossman (Rep), nominated; John L. Rand (Rep), nominated; L. H. McMahan (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1928 Nov 6: George Rossman (Rep), elected; John L. Rand (Rep), elected; Loyal M. Graham (Ind), defeated; Gilbert E. Hamaker (Ind), defeated; J. E. Hosmer (Socialist Principle Independent), defeated; G. L. Perrine (Socialist Principle Independent), defeated.
  • 1930 Sep 9: Thomas A. McBride, died in office.
  • 1930 Sep 24: Percy R. Kelly, appointed.
  • 1937 Jul 16: James U. Campbell, died in office.
  • 1938 May 20: Henry J. Bean, nominated; Howard K. Zimmerman, nominated; John W. McCulloch, defeated in primary; Roy R. Hewitt, defeated in primary; George T. Cochran, defeated in primary.
  • 1938 May 20: J. O. Bailey, nominated; B. S. Martin, defeated in primary.
  • 1938 May 20: Hall S. Lusk, nominated; Isaac H. Van Winkle, defeated in primary; James T. Chinnock, defeated in primary.
  • 1938 Nov 8: Henry J. Bean, elected; Howard K. Zimmerman, defeated.
  • 1938 Nov 8: J. O. Bailey, elected unopposed.
  • 1938 Nov 8: Hall S. Lusk, elected unopposed.
  • 1941 May 8: Henry J. Bean, died in office.
  • 1942 Nov 19: John L. Rand, died in office.
  • 1949 Jun 14: Percy R. Kelly, died in office.
  • 1950 Jan 18: E. M. Page, retired.
  • 1950 Aug 6: Harry H. Belt, died in office.
  • 1950 Aug 9: Harold J. Warner, appointed.
  • 1950 Nov 7: Harold J. Warner, elected.
  • 1950 Nov 15: J. O. Bailey, retired.
  • 1952 Dec 19: Arthur D. Hay, died in office.
  • 1956 Aug 18: Earl C. Latourette, died in office.
  • 1956 Dec 21: Walter L. Tooze, died in office.
  • 1958 Mar 1: Randall B. Kester, resigned.
  • 1960 Mar 15: Hall S. Lusk, retired.
  • 1963: Harold J. Warner, resigned.
  • 1964 Nov 3: Kenneth J. O'Connell, elected unopposed.
  • 1964 Nov 3: Gordon Sloan, elected unopposed.
  • 1964 Nov 3: Ralph M. Holman, elected; Edward H. Howell, defeated.
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