Idaho Federal Court History

United States District Judges

(Click on Judge for Biographical Information)

James H. Beatty   1889 - 1900 (Chief Judge Idaho Territory
  1890- 1907
Frank S. Dietrich 1907 - 1926
  1926 - 1930 (U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals)
Charles C. Cavanah   1926 - 1943
Chase A. Clark 1943 - 1964
Fred M. Taylor   1954 - 1988
Ray C. McNichols 1964 - 1985
J. Blaine Anderson 1971 - 1976
  1976 - 1988 (U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals)
Marion J. Callister 1976 - 1995
Harold L. Ryan 1982 - 1995
Edward J. Lodge 1989 - present
B. Lynn Winmill  1995 - present
   
* State of Idaho was organized as one judicial district with one authorized judgeship - (Act of July 3, 1890)
* One additional judgeship created - Act of February 10, 1954)
* Authorized Locations for Holding Court:
Boise, Pocatello, Coeur d'Alene, Moscow
   
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