Served on the Iowa Supreme Court from March 11, 1983, until he resigned August 12, 1987.
Born at Sioux City, Iowa, October 16, 1935, he received his A.B. degree from Harvard College in 1959, and his J.D. degree from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1961. He served in the U.S. Army Reserve from 1961-67. He practiced law in Sioux City from 1961-80, and was appointed to the district court in 1981 where he served until his appointment to the supreme court.
He has been a member of the National Association of State Trial Judges and the American College of Trial Lawyers. He has served on the judicial writing faculty at the National Judicial College since 1983.
Justice Wolle resigned from the Supreme Court after he was appointed United States District Judge for the Southern District of Iowa on August 6, 1987.