Served on the Iowa Supreme Court from July 5, 1967, until he retired February 16, 1983. He served three months as a Senior Judge.
Born at St. Louis, Missouri, February 26, 1911, he received his preparatory education at St, Ambrose College in Davenport, Iowa, (1928-1931) and was graduated from the Catholic University of America Law School at Washington, D.C., in 1934. In that year he engaged in the private practice of law at Davenport where he continued until he was appointed Judge of the then Seventh Judicial District Court in 1957. He served in that capacity until coming on the Supreme Court Bench.
Since his retirement from the court, Justice LeGrand has engaged in private practice in Davenport.