|Second Judicial District|
Judge McKenna was born in Laporte, Indiana, February 10, 1879. Received his primary education in the public schools of Wisconsin. Graduated from St. Thomas College, St. Paul, Minnesota, and Law Department, University of Minnesota. He served as State's Attorney of Logan County, North Dakota from 1904 until 1919. Elected Judge of the Second Judicial District in 1920, he served in that capacity until his resignation in 1942, due to ill health. Judge McKenna died September 7, 1971.
Biographical Sketches of the North Dakota District Court Judges