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Eugene Coyne

District Court Judge

Appointed in 1967

Judge Coyne was born in Starkweather, North Dakota, May 5, 1915. He graduated from the Starkweather High School, he then entered the University of North Dakota at Grand Forks, and graduated from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 1938. He practiced law in Pembina County until entering the military, he returned to Pembina County following the war, in 1953 he moved to Minot, North Dakota. He was in private practice at Minot for a time, until he became a partner in the firm of Bosard, McCutcheon and Coyne. In June of 1967 he was appointed Judge of the Fifth Judicial District by Governor William L. Guy, with the term to become effective on August 1, 1967. He served until his death in March 11, 1971.