Viewing "Some Early Minnesota History from the Autobiography of Judge James H. Quinn" (1928).
James H. Quinn served as Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court from 1917 to January 1, 1928, the effective date of his resignation. That January he completed writing his memoirs of growing up on the prairies of southwestern Minnesota in the 1860s, 1870s and 1880s, early experiences practicing law, as Faribault County Attorney and Judge of District Court from 1897 to his election to the Supreme Court in 1916. He died on February 15, 1930, aged seventy-two. Later that year the 35 page manuscript of his Autobiography was deposited with the Minnesota Historical Society. It is posted here.