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Harry Hunter Maclaughlin

Biography of Harry Hunter MacLaughlin

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): MacLaughlin
  • First Name: Harry
  • Middle Name: Hunter
  • Date of Birth: August , 9 , 1927
  • Place of Birth (POB): Breckenridge , Minnesota (US-MN, MN, 27, Minn., Mn.)
  • Date of Death: May , 3 , 2005
  • Place of Death (POD): Edina , Minnesota (US-MN, MN, 27, Minn., Mn.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Harry Hunter MacLaughlin Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Minnesota
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Jimmy Carter ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 08/04/1977
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Larson , Earl E.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 08/04/1977
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 09/15/1977
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 09/16/1977
  • Commission Date: 09/19/1977
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1992
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1992
  • Retirement from Active Service: 10/01/1992
  • Date of Termination: 05/03/2005
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Harry Hunter MacLaughlin in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Minnesota
  • Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Law Degree Year: 1949

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Minnesota Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1956

Harry Hunter MacLaughlin Career Path


  • U.S. Navy yeoman, 1945-1946
  • Private practice, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1956-1972
  • Instructor, William Mitchell College of Law, 1958-1963
  • Associate justice, Minnesota Supreme Court, 1972-1977
  • Lecturer, University of Minnesota Law School, 1973-1986


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