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Mark H. Amundson

District Court Judge

Appointed in 1953

Judge Amundson was born in Clear Lake, South Dakota, June 29, 1889. He attended Public schools of Alexandria, Minnesota, the College of Liberal Arts and Law School of the University of Minnesota, from which he graduated. He was admitted to the State Bar of Minnesota in 1915, and practiced law briefly at Alexandria and St. Paul, Minnesota. He was admitted to the Bar of Montana in 1916 and for a short time practiced law at Baker, Montana. Admitted to the North Dakota State Bar February 9, 1920. He practiced law at Bowman, North Dakota, from 1920 until May 1, 1953, when he was appointed Judge of the Sixth Judicial District, by Governor C. Norman Brunsdale, for the unexpired term of the late Judge Broderick. He served in that capacity until his death on October 13, 1962.