Christian Doerfler

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Christian Doerfler was a Justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.


Doerfler was born on March 2, 1862 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.[1] He graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1885.[2] Doerfler was married to Julia Anderson. They had one son. He died on June 10, 1934.

Public service and career[edit]

Doerfler was Commissioner of Milwaukee Public Schools before serving as Assistant District Attorney of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin from 1889 to 1891. He was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1912 and 1916. In 1921, he was appointed to the Supreme Court by Governor John J. Blaine. Doerfler remained a member until his resignation in 1929 after he began to suffer from poor health.


  1. ^ "Statewide County WI Archives Biographies.....Doerfler, Christian March 2, 1862". USGenWeb Archives. Archived from the original on April 21, 2012. Retrieved 2011-11-02. 
  2. ^ "Christian Doerfler". Wisconsin Court System. Retrieved 2011-11-02.