Carl B. Stiger (1936 - 1941)
Served on the Iowa
Supreme Court from February 15, 1936, when he was appointed to fill the vacancy
occasioned by the resignation of Justice Leon W. Powers, until December 31,
1941. He was Chief Justice for one term of six months.
Born at Toledo, Iowa,
February 21, 1883. He was graduated from the University of Chicago in 1912 and
entered the practice of law at Toledo. He served as Mayor of Toledo and was a
member of the House of Representatives of the Forty-fourth and Forty-fifth
General Assemblies. He served in World War I. On May 1, 1933, he was appointed
Judge of the District Court where he remained until coming on the Supreme
After his retirement from
the court Justice Stiger served as a member of the Iowa Employment Security
Commission until 1954.
Justice Stiger died
August 22, 1977, at Toledo.