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Wisconsin: State Supreme Court


Justices of the Wisconsin State Supreme Court, 1848-2016 (May be incomplete!)
Levi Hubbell 1848-53 Mortimer M. Jackson 1848-53 Charles H. Larrabee 1848-53 Edward V. Whiton 1848-53 Wiram Knowlton 1850-53 Timothy O. Howe 1851-53 Samuel Crawford 1853-55 Abram D. Smith 1853-59 Orsamus Cole 1855-80 Byron Paine 1859-64 Jason Downer 1864-67 Byron Paine 1867-71 William P. Lyon 1871-93 David Taylor 1878-91 Harlow S. Orton 1878-95 John B. Cassoday 1880-1907 John B. Winslow 1891-1920 Silas U. Pinney 1892-98 Alfred W. Newman 1894-98 Roujet D. Marshall 1895-1918 Charles V. Bardeen 1898-1903 Joshua E. Dodge 1898-1910 Robert G. Siebecker 1903-22 Robert M. Bashford 1908 John Barnes 1908-16 Aad J. Vinje 1910-29 Marvin B. Rosenberry 1916-50 Walter C. Owen 1918-29 Burr W. Jones as of 1921-26 Charles H. Crownhart 1922-30 Christian Doerfler as of 1929 Franz C. Eschweiler as of 1929 Chester A. Fowler 1929-40 E. Ray Stevens as of 1929 Oscar M. Fritz 1929-40 Edward T. Fairchild 1930-57 George B. Nelson 1930-40 John D. Wickhem 1930-40 Joseph Martin 1934-40 John E. Martin as of 1948-62 Grover L. Broadfoot 1948-62 Timothy Brown 1949-64 Edward J. Gehl as of 1949-54 George R. Currie 1951-54 Roland J. Steinle 1954 Thomas E. Fairchild as of 1957-66 N. Patrick Crooks 1996-2015 David T. Prosser, Jr. 1998-2016 Diane S. Sykes 1999-2004 Louis J. Butler, Jr. 2004-08

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1849: William P. Lynde, defeated.
  • 1871: William P. Lyon, elected.
  • 1871 Jan 13: Byron Paine, died in office.
  • 1871 Jan 20: William P. Lyon, appointed.
  • 1880 Nov 11: John B. Cassoday, appointed.
  • 1881: John B. Cassoday, elected.
  • 1891 Apr 3: David Taylor, died in office.
  • 1891 May 4: John B. Winslow, appointed.
  • 1892: John B. Winslow, elected.
  • 1895 Jul 4: Harlow S. Orton, died in office.
  • 1895 Aug 5: Roujet D. Marshall, appointed.
  • 1896: Roujet D. Marshall, elected.
  • 1898: Charles V. Bardeen, elected.
  • 1898 Jan 12: Alfred W. Newman, died in office.
  • 1898 Jan 20: Charles V. Bardeen, appointed.
  • 1898 Nov 9: Silas U. Pinney, resigned.
  • 1898 Nov 19: Joshua E. Dodge, appointed.
  • 1899 Apr 4: Joshua E. Dodge, elected.
  • 1901: Joshua E. Dodge, elected.
  • 1903 Mar 20: Charles V. Bardeen, died in office.
  • 1903 Apr 7: Robert G. Siebecker, elected.
  • 1903 Apr 9: Robert G. Siebecker, appointed.
  • 1907 Dec 30: John B. Cassoday, died in office.
  • 1908: John Barnes, elected.
  • 1909: John Barnes, elected.
  • 1910 Sep 1: Joshua E. Dodge, resigned.
  • 1910 Sep 10: Aad J. Vinje, appointed.
  • 1913: Robert G. Siebecker, elected.
  • 1916: John Barnes, resigned.
  • 1916 Feb 12: Marvin B. Rosenberry, appointed.
  • 1918: Marvin B. Rosenberry, elected.
  • 1919: Marvin B. Rosenberry, elected.
  • 1920 Jul 13: John B. Winslow, died in office.
  • 1922 Apr 4: Burr W. Jones, elected; John C. Kleist, defeated.
  • 1929: Marvin B. Rosenberry, elected.
  • 1929 Mar 23: Aad J. Vinje, died in office.
  • 1930: Raymond J. Cannon, defeated.
  • 1930 May 2: Charles H. Crownhart, died in office.
  • 1930 Sep 25: George B. Nelson, appointed; John D. Wickhem, appointed.
  • 1936: Edward T. Fairchild, elected.
  • 1939: Marvin B. Rosenberry, elected.
  • 1946: Edward T. Fairchild, elected.
  • 1948 Nov 12: Grover L. Broadfoot, appointed.
  • 1949: Timothy Brown, appointed.
  • 1950: John E. Martin, elected.
  • 1951: John E. Martin, elected.
  • 1951 Aug 30: George R. Currie, appointed.
  • 1952: Grover L. Broadfoot, elected.
  • 1953: Timothy Brown, elected.
  • 1954 Jan 4: Roland J. Steinle, appointed.
  • 1954 Mar 9: Roland J. Steinle, nominated; William H. Dieterich, nominated; Perry J. Stearns, defeated in primary.
  • 1954 Apr 6: Roland J. Steinle, elected; William H. Dieterich, defeated.
  • 1955 Apr 5: Grover L. Broadfoot, elected unopposed.
  • 1956: Thomas E. Fairchild, elected.
  • 1962 May 18: Grover L. Broadfoot, died in office.
  • 1998: David T. Prosser, Jr., appointed.
  • 2004: Louis J. Butler, Jr., appointed.
  • 2008: Louis J. Butler, Jr., defeated.
  • 2016 Jul 31: David T. Prosser, Jr., retired.
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