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Fred Jansonius

District Court Judge

Appointed in 1923

Judge Jansonius was born in Ackley, Iowa, on December 28, 1877. He attended Nora Springs Seminary, Highland Park College and University of North Dakota, was admitted to the North Dakota Bar June, 1904. Practiced law at Bowdon, North Dakota from 1904 to January 1, 1911. Elected County Judge of Wells County in 1910 and served until January 1, 1923. On January 5, 1923 he was appointed Judge of the Fourth Judicial District, by Governor Ragnvold A. Nestos, he served in that capacity until his death on June 21, 1947.