Lawrence R. Yetka
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Yetka was born in Cloquet, Minnesota. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1948, and served in the Minnesota House of Representatives from 1951 to 1961. He became a Special Municipal Judge in 1961, and served until he became Cloquet City Attorney in 1964.
Yetka was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1973 by Gov. Wendell Anderson,[verification needed] replacing Robert Sheran, who had been promoted to Chief Justice after the retirement of Chief Justice Oscar Knutson.[verification needed] Yetka served on the Minnesota Supreme Court until his retirement in 1993.
- "Biographies of Judges and Justices of the Minnesota Appellate Courts". St. Paul, MN: Minnesota State Law Library. August 24, 2010. Retrieved February 25, 2011.
- "Chronological Listing of Judges and Justices of the Minnesota Appellate Courts". St. Paul, MN: Minnesota State Law Library. July 1, 2010. Retrieved February 25, 2011.
- the staff of the Minnesota State Law Library, ed. (1996). The political, professional and judicial career of Lawrence R. Yetka. Minnesota Justices series. St. Paul, MN: Minnesota State Law Library. OCLC 35987880. LCC KFM5912.A73 P7 no.9.
- "SUPREME COURT: An Inventory of the Files of Justice Lawrence Yetka." (PDF). Minnesota Historical Society. Retrieved February 25, 2011.
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