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SUPREME JUDGES

PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT

(Oregon Territory)

1844-1848

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Jan. 15, 1844
First Term of Court, G, W, LeBreton, Clerk,
Name of Judge not given.
Apr. 1844
Second Term, Tualita Plaine.
O. Russell, Presiding Judge, Assisted by
R. Moore, Justice of the Peace.
Oct, 1, 1844
Oregon City, Klackamas County
Ira L. Babcock, Judge.
Apr. 1, 1845
Oregon City, Klackamas County
J. W. Nesmith, Judge.
Sept. 6, 1845
Peter H. Burnett, Judge.
Jun. 7, 1847
Oregon City, Klackamas County
J. Quinn Thornton, Judge.
June 6, 1848 
Oregon City
Columbia Lancaster, Judge.
Aug. 14, 1848
Oregon City
William P. Bryant, Chief Justice
O.C. Pratt, Associate
 

OREGON TERRITORY

AFTER STATEHOOD

 

1848 to 1850
William P, Bryant, Chief Justice.
Associates, Peter H. Burnett
and Orville C. Pratt
1850 to 1853
Thomas Nelson, Chief Justice.
Associates, Orville C. Pratt
and William Strong
1853 to 1869
George H. Williams, Chief Justice
Associates, Cyrus Olney, Obadiah
B. McFadden and Matthew P. Deady
 

----AFTER STATEHOOD----

 

1859 to 1862
Aaron E. Wait, Chief Justice
Associates, Cyrus Olney, Reuben P, Boise, Riley
E. Stratton and P. P. Prim
1862 to 1864
Reuben P. Boise, Chief Justice
Associates, P. P. Prim, W. W. Page,
Riley E. Stratton, E. R. Shattuck
and Joseph G. Wilson
1864 to 1866
Paine Paige Prim, Chief Justice
Associates, E. D. Shattuck, Reuben
P. Boise, R. E. Stratton, Joseph G. Wilson
and Alonzo A. Skinner
1866 to 1868
Erasmus D. Shattuck, Chief Justice
Associates, P. P. Prim, R. P. Boise,
R. E. Stratton, Joseph G. Wilson
and Alonzo A. Skinner
1868 to 1870
Reuben P. Boise, Chief Justice
P. P. Prim, Joseph G. Wilson,
W. W. Upton and John Kelsay
Associates.
1870 to 1872
Paine Paige Prim, Chief Justice
Associates, R. P. Boise, A. J. Thayer,
W. W. Upton, B. Whitten and L. L.
McArthur.
1872 to 1874
William W. Upton, Chief Justice
Associates, P. P. Prim, A. J. Thayer,
B. F. Bonham, L. F. Mosher and
L. L. McArthur.
1874 to 1876
B. F. Bonham, Chief Justice
Associates, P. P. Prim, L. L. McArthur,
E. D. Shattuck and John Burnett.
1876 to 1878
Paine Paige Prim, Chief Justice
Associates, R. P. Boise, E. D. Shattuck,
L. L. McArthur and J. F. Watson.
1878 -- Legislative Act created Supreme Court
            separate tribunal from Circuit Court.
1879 to 1880
James K. Kelly, Chief Justice
Associates, P. P. Prim and Reuben P. Boise
1880 to 1882
William P. Lord, Chief Justice
Associates, E. B. Watson and
John B. Waldo
1882 to 1884
Edward B. Watson, Chief Justice
Associates, John B. Waldo and
William P. Lord
1884 to 1886
John B. Waldo, Chief Justice
Associates, William P. Lord
and W. W. Thayer.
1886 to 1888
William P. Lord, Chief Justice
Associates, W. W. Thayer and
Reuben S. Strahan.
1888 to 1890
W. W. Thayer, Chief Justice
Associates, R. S. Strahan and
William P. Lord.
1890 to 1892
R. S. Strahan, Chief Justice
Associates, William P. Lord
and R. S. Bean.
1892 to 1894
William P. Lord, Chief Justice
Associates, F. A. Moore and
R. S. Bean.
1894 to 1896
Robert S. Bean, Chief Justice
Associates, F. A. Moore and
Charles E. Wolverton.
1897 to 1898
F. A. Moore, Chief Justice
Associates, Charles E. Wolverton
and Robert S. Bean.
1899 to 1900
Charles E, Wolverton, Chief Justice
Associates, R. S. Bean and F. A. Moore.
1901 to 1902
Robert S, Bean, Chief Justice
Associates, F. A. Moore and
Charles E. Wolverton.
1903 to 1904
F. A. Moore, Chief Justice
Associates, Charles E. Wolverton
and Robert S. Bean.
1904 to 1905
Charles E. Wolverton, Chief Justice
Associates, R. S. Bean and F. A. Moore.
Dec. 4, 1905
Charles E. Wolverton resigned and Thos.
G. Hailey appointed successor.
1905 to 1906
Robert S. Bean, Chief Justice
Associates, F. A. Moore and
Thos. G. Hailey.
1907 to 1908
Robert S. Bean, Chief Justice
F. A. Moore, Robert Eakin - Associates.
Will R. King and W. T. Slater - Commissioners.
Feb. 26, 1907
Will R. King and W. T. Slater appointed
Commissioners.
1909 to 1910
F. A. Moore, Chief Justice
Associates, Robert Eakin, R. S. Bean
and Thomas A. McBride.
Commissioners, Will R. King and
W. T. Slater.
Feb. 12, 1909
Will R. King and W. T. Slater appointed
Supreme Judges.
May 1, 1909
R. S. Bean resigned and Thomas A. McBride
appointed successor.
1911 to 1912
Robert Eakin, Chief Justice.
Associates, F. A. Moore, Thomas A. McBride,
George H. Burnett and Henry J. Bean.
1913 to 1914
Thomas A. McBride, Chief Justice
Associates, F. A. Moore, Robert Eakin,
George H. Burnett and Henry J. Bean.
June 3, 1913
William M. Ramsey and Charles L. McNary
appointed Supreme Judges.
1915 to 1916
F. A. Moore, Chief Justice
Associates, George H. Burnett,
Robert Eakin, Henry J. Bean, Thomas A.
McBride, Henry L. Benson and Lawrence T.
Harris.
Jan. 8, 1917
Robert Eakin, Chief Justice, resigned.
Wallace McCamant appointed to fill unexpired
term of Chief Justice Eakin.
1917 to 1921
Thomas A. McBride, Chief Justice
Henry J. Bean, Henry L. Benson,
Lawrence T. Harris, Frank A. Moore,
George H. Burnett, Robert Eakin and
Wallace McCamant, Associates.
June 4, 1918
Wallace McCamant, resigned.
Charles A. Johns appointed to fill
unexpired term of Wallace McCamant.
 
Arthur F. Benson's Original Supreme Judges Document