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Eugene F. Coyne

District Court Judge

Appointed in 1942

Judge Coyne was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, on August 31, 1887. He graduated from the St. Paul College of Law, later was admitted to the Bar in Minnesota and North Dakota. In 1912 he came to LaMoure, North Dakota where he entered in the general practice of law. During the years at La Moure he served several years as City Attorney and was State's Attorney of LaMoure County for ten years. In January of 1942 he was appointed Judge of the Third Judicial District by Governor Moses. Judge Coyne served in that capacity until his death on February 12, 1948.