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Method of Attaining Office and Length of Service

1 Gerald W. VandeWalle 44 years 4 months 18 days Appointed
2 Adolph M. Christianson 39 years 1 month Elected
3 Ralph J. Erickstad 30 years Elected
4 James Morris 30 years Elected
5 William Nuessle 28 years Elected
6 Thomas J. Burke 27 years 2 months 20 days Elected
7 Dale V. Sandstrom 24 years 1 day Elected
8 Alexander Burr 22 years 10 months 15 days Appointed
9 Daniel J. Crothers** 19 years 1 day Appointed
10 Carol Ronning Kapsner 18 years 9 months 2 days Appointed
11 Mary Muehlen Maring 17 years 9 months Appointed
12 Luther E. Birdzell 16 years 10 months 1 day Elected
13 William L. Paulson 16 years 8 months 5 days Elected
14 Obert C. Teigen 15 years 6 months Appointed
15 Alvin C. Strutz 14 years 1 month Appointed
16 Herbert L. Meschke 13 years 8 months Appointed
17 Peter. O. (P.O.) Sathre* 13 years 1 month Elected
18 Alfred Wallin 13 years 1 month Appointed
19 John Burke 12 years 4 months 14 days Elected
20 William A. Neumann 12 years 2 months 14 days Elected
21 Joseph Bartholomew 11 years 1 month Elected
22 Beryl J. Levine 11 years 1 month Appointed
23 David Morgan 10 years 8 months Elected
24 Lisa K. Fair McEvers** 10 years 6 months 15 days Appointed
25 Harvey B. Knudson 10 years Elected
26 Vernon R. Pederson 10 years Elected
27 Charles Fisk 10 years Elected
28 Paul M. Sand 9 years 11 months Elected
29 Gudmunder Grimson 9 years 3 months 1 day Appointed
30 Guy C. H. Corliss 8 years 8 months 15 days Elected
31 Herman Fredrick "Sparky" Gierke III 8 years 1 month Appointed
32 Burleigh F. Spalding 7 years 11 months Appointed
33 Newton C. Young 7 years 10 months 17 days Appointed
34 Jerod E. Tufte** 7 years 6 months 15 days Elected
35 Andrew A. Bruce 7 years 1 month Appointed
36 Jon J. Jensen** 6 years 11 months 1 day Appointed
37 Harrison A. Bronson 6 years 1 month 1 day Appointed
38 James Robinson 6 years Elected
39 Richard Grace 6 years Elected
40 Edward T. Burke 6 years Elected
41 Evan B. Goss 6 years Elected
42 Robert Vogel 5 years 2 months 16 days Appointed
43 Nels Johnson 4 years 8 months 1 day Appointed
44 Sveinbjorn Johnson 3 years 11 months 1 day Elected
45 Edward Engerud 2 years 5 months Appointed
46 John Carmody 1 year 11 months 17 days Appointed
47 Sidney E. Ellsworth 1 year 11 months 17 days Appointed
48 John M. Cochrane 1 year 7 months 1 day Elected
49 Douglas A. Bahr** 1 year 5 months 15 days Appointed
50 J. Philip Johnson* 1 year 5 months 15 days Appointed
51 George Moellring 1 year 1 month 1 day Appointed
52 William S. Murray 9 months Appointed
53 John Knauf 4 months 17 days Appointed

*Justice Sathre and Justice Johnson each held office at two different intervals.

**Time in office for present Justices is computed to July 15, 2024.