F. Faville (1921 - 1932)
Served on the Iowa
Supreme Court from January 1, 1921, until December 31, 1932. For two years he
was Chief Justice.
Born in Mitchell County
June 5, 1865, he was graduated in science from Iowa State College and for a time
attended the Law School of the University of Maryland. In 1891 he was graduated
from the Law Department of the University of Iowa and began the practice of law
at Sioux Rapids. In 1895 he moved to Storm Lake where he served two terms as
County Attorney, In 1907 he was appointed United States District Attorney for
the northern district of Iowa and served for more than six years. After his
retirement from the bench he resumed the practice of law at Sioux City. In 1933
the Supreme Court of the United States appointed him a special Master in
Chancery to establish the boundary between the states of Wisconsin and
On March 1, 1942, he was
appointed Editor of the Code of Iowa and Reporter of the Supreme Court where he
served until 1946.
He died in Des Moines
February 19, 1954.