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Oscar R. Knutson, Associate Justice 1948-1962, Chief Justice 1962-1973

Oscar Knutson

Oscar KnutsonOscar R. Knutson was appointed District Judge in 1941 and resigned to accept appointment as Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court in 1948. He was appointed Chief Justice in 1962, in which capacity he served until his resignation in 1973. His interviews took place in 1978 and 1980. He died in 1981.


No recording is available for the 1980 interview.

1978 Oral History Interview

Interview Part 1

Interview Part 2