Supreme Court Associate Justice, 1914 Election


Date: November 3, 1914
Cycle: 1914
Office: Supreme Court Associate Justice
State: Minnesota
District: Statewide
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
George Bunn Incumbent Man Nonpartisan 149,309 54.01 +8.02
Albert Johnson (i) Man Nonpartisan 127,132 45.99

Associate Justice George Bunn was appointed to the seat by Governor Adolph Eberthart on January 7, 1913 after Associate Justice Calvin Brown ran for and was elected to the office of Chief Justice in the November 1912 election. Bunn died in office on October 9, 1918. Governor J.A.A. Burnquist appointed Homer Dibell on October 14, 1918. Dibell was a resident of Duluth, former Eleventh District Court Judge, and sitting Supreme Court Commissioner.

Johnson was a resident of Red Wing, First Judicial District Judge, and candidate for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court in 1920, and nominee for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in 1924.


  • The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota, 1915 (p. 537).