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Past Iowa Supreme Court Justices 

 

In addition to the current members of the court, over one hundred persons have had the great honor of serving as Justices of the Iowa Supreme Court. 

  

A Chronological Chart of the Iowa Supreme Court shows the growth of the court from three to seven justices and the personnel comprising the court at all times during the history of Iowa. 

  

Click on a name to read about each justice and view a photograph.
 
 

   

Charles Mason (1838 - 1847)
Joseph Williams (1838 - 1847)
Thomas S. Wilson (1838 - 1847)
John F. Kinney (1847 - 1854)
George Greene (1847 - 1855)
S. Clinton Hastings (1848 - 1849)
Jonathan C. Hall (1854 - 1855)
William G. Woodward (1855 - 1860)
George C. Wright (1855 - 1860)
Norman W. Isbell (1855 - 1856)
Lacon D. Stockton (1856 - 1860)
Caleb Baldwin (1860 - 1863)
Ralph P. Lowe (1860 - 1867)
John F. Dillon (1864 - 1860)
Chester C. Cole (1864 - 1876)
Joseph M. Beck (1868 - 1891)
Elias H. Williams (1870 - 1870)
James G. Day (1870 - 1833)
William E. Miller (1870 - 1875)
Austin Adams (1876 - 1887)
William H. Seevers (1876 - 1888)
James H. Rothrock (1876 - 1896)
Joseph R. Reed (1884 - 1889)
Gifford S. Robinson (1888 - 1889)
Charles T. Granger (1889 - 1900)
Josiah Given (1889 - 1901)
La Vega G. Kinne (1892 - 1897)
Horace E. Deemer (1894 - 1917)
Scott M. Ladd (1897 - 1920)
Charles M. Waterman (1898 - 1902)
John C. Sherwin (1900 - 1912)
Emlin McClain (1901 - 1912)
Silas M. Weaver (1902 - 1923)
Charles A. Bishop (1902 - 1908)
William D. Evans (1908 - 1934)
Byron W. Preston (1913 - 1934)
Frank R. Gaynor (1913 - 1920)
Winfield S. Withrow (1913 - 1914)
Benjamin I. Salinger (1915 - 1920)
Truman S. Stevens (1917 - 1934)
Thomas Arthur (1920 - 1925)
Frederick F. Faville (1921 - 1932)
Lawrence De Graff (1921 - 1932)
Charles W. Vermilion (1923 - 1927)
Elma G. Albert (1925 - 1936)
Edgar A. Morling (1925 - 1932)
James W. Kindig (1927 - 1934)
Henry F. Wagner (1927 - 1932)
John M. Grimm (1929 - 1932)
George Claussen (1931 - 1934)
William L. Bliss (1932 - 1962)
Hubert Utterback (1932 - 1933)
Richard F. Mitchell (1932 - 1942)

  

   

John W. Anderson (1933 - 1938)
Maurice F. Donegan (1933 - 1938)
John W. Kintzinger (1933 - 1938)
Leon W. Powers (1934 - 1936)
James M. Parsons (1935 - 1937)
Paul W. Richards (1935 - 1940)
Wilson H. Hamilton (1935 - 1940)
Carl B. Stiger (1936 - 1941)
Edward A. Sager (1937 - 1942)
Ernest M. Miller (1937 - 1938)
Ralph A. Oliver (1939 - 1962)
Frederick M. Miller (1939 - 1946)
Oscar Hale (1939 - 1950)
Theodore G. Garfield (1941 - 1969)
Charles F. Wennerstrum (1941 - 1958)
Halleck J. Mantz (1943 - 1952)
John E. Mulroney (1943 - 1955)
William A. Smith (1943 - 1958)
Norman R. Hays (1946 - 1965)
G. King Thompson (1951 - 1965)
Robert L. Larson (1953 - 1971)
Henry K. Peterson (1955 - 1965)
Luke E. Linnan (1958 - 1958)
Harry F. Garrett (1958 - 1960)
T. Eugene Thornton (1959 - 1967)
Bruce M. Snell (1961 - 1970)
C. Edwin Moore (1962 - 1978)
William C. Stuart (1962 - 1971)
M.L. (Larry) Mason (1965 - 1978)
Maurice E. Rawlings (1965 - 1978)
Francis H. Becker (1965 - 1972)
Clay LeGrand (1967 - 1983)
Warren J. Rees (1969 - 1980)
Harvey Uhlenhopp (1970 - 1986)
W. Ward Reynoldson (1971 - 1987)
Mark McCormick (1972 - 1986)
Robert G. Allbee (1978 - 1982)
Louis W. Schultz (1980 - 1993)
Charles R. Wolle (1983 - 1987)
James H. Andreasen (1987 - 1998)
David Harris (1972-1999)
Arthur A. McGiverin (1978-2000)
Bruce M. Snell, Jr. (1987-2001)
Linda K. Neuman (1986-2003)
Louis A. Lavorato (1986-2006)
James H. Carter (1982-2006)
Jerry L. Larson (1978-2008)
Marsha K. Ternus (1993-2010)
Michael J. Streit (2001-2010)
David L Baker (2008-2010)

 

  



  

  

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