Roy A. Ilvedson
| Northwest Judicial District|
Fifth Judicial District
Judge Ilvedson was born in Minot, North Dakota, February 17, 1910. Graduated from the Minot High School, attended Minot State University and studied law with Attorney Ed Sinkler for four years. He then passed the North Dakota bar exam in 1934 and opened his own law office. He later served as State's Attorney of Ward County and was also a partner in the Ilvedson, Pringle & Herigstad Law Firm. He also served as president of the North Dakota Bar Association. He served as Judge of the Fifth Judicial District from 1948 until 1952. In 1962 he was elected Judge of the Fifth Judicial District, term to begin January 1963. With the reorganization of the district court system in 1979, he became Judge of the Northwest Judicial District, he served in that capacity until his retirement in 1980. Judge Ilvedson died January 29, 1993.
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