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Martin A. Nelson, Associate Justice 1953-1972


Martin A. Nelson, in cockpit of Curtis fighter plane

Martin A. Nelson, in cockpit of Curtis fighter plane

















Image of Martin A. Nelson, in cockpit of Curtis fighter plane, 1917, image courtesy of Minnesota Historical Society, por 15816 p2,

Minnesota Supreme Court, approximately 1962-63

left to right: James C. Otis, Martin A. Nelson, Thomas Gallagher, Oscar R. Knutson, Frank T. Gallagher, William P. Murphy, Walter Rogosheske

Minnesota Supreme Court Capitol Courtroom & Justices

















Minnesota Supreme Court, approximately 1962-63, image courtesy of Minnesota Historical Society, FM6.34 p16,

Minnesota Supreme Court 1960-61

William P. Murphy, Thomas F. Gallagher, Oscar R. Knutson, Roger L. Dell, Martin A. Nelson, Frank T. Gallagher, Lee Loevinger

court group photo 1960-61

Image credit: Minnesota Supreme Court, [1960-61], courtesy Minnesota Historical Society, FM6.34 r1,

Minnesota Supreme Court campaign blotter

1954 Judicial Election Advertisement

Image credit: Minnesota Supreme Court campaign blotter, 1954, courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society 1986.139.46.10,

The court in 1953

The court as constituted July 16, 1953. Justice Dell was appointed to replace the departing Chief Justice Loring and Martin A Nelson was appointed as a new Associate Justice.

L-R: Ted Christianson, Frank Gallagher, Thomas Gallagher, Roger Dell, Leroy Mattson, Oscar R. Knutson, Martin Nelson

Supreme Court in 1953, Nine men in black robes sitting in a row in front of columns