Salinger (1915 - 1920)
Served on the Iowa Supreme Court
from January 1, 1915, until December 31, 1920.
Born in Wronke, Prussia,
May 14, 1861. He came to America with his parents in 1870, settling at
Clarksville in Butler County. He became a naturalized citizen in 1882 and was
admitted to the bar shortly thereafter, having previously studied law in
private law offices. In 1894 he was elected to the office of Reporter of the
Supreme Court where he served for eight years. He was a familiar figure in the
political campaigns of the period in which he lived, being considered one of
the leading political orators in Iowa.
Justice Salinger died at
Carroll July 10, 1931.