Supreme Court Chief Justice, 1930 Election


Date: November 6, 1930
Cycle: 1930
Office: Supreme Court Chief Justice
State: Minnesota
District: Statewide
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
Samuel B. Wilson Incumbent Man Nonpartisan 472,264 100.00 +100.00

Chief Justice Wilson was reelected without opposition in his campaign for a third term. Wilson resigned on September 6, 1933 to enter private practice. Governor Floyd Olson appointed John Devaney to fill the vacancy on September 7, 1933. Devaney was an attorney from Minneapolis.


  • The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota, 1931 (Abstract of Votes Polled for State Officers By Counties).