Alfred Newman (jurist)

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Alfred William Newman (April 5, 1834 – January 11, 1898) was an American jurist and legislator from Wisconsin.

Born in Durham, New York, Newman graduated from Hamilton College in 1857. After studying law he was admitted to the New York Bar. In 1858, he moved to Trempealeau County, Wisconsin, where he was elected judge and then district attorney. In 1863, Newman served in the Wisconsin State Assembly and in 1868-1869, served in the Wisconsin State Senate. In 1876, Newman was elected judge of the Wisconsin Circuit Court and in 1894, he served on the Wisconsin Supreme Court until his death.[1][2]