Edward J. Gehl

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Edward John Gehl (January 26, 1890 – August 28, 1956) was an American jurist from Wisconsin.[1]

Born in Hartford, Wisconsin,[2] Gehl graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1913.[2] During World War I, he served in the United States Army and was awarded the Purple Heart and Silver Star.[2] Gehl was in private practice in Hartford and then was elected a Wisconsin Circuit Court judge. In 1949, Gehl was elected to the Wisconsin Supreme Court serving until his death.[3] He died at a hospital in Madison, Wisconsin following surgery.[2]


  1. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1956,' Biographical sketch of Edward Gehl, pg. 9
  2. ^ a b c d "Edward J. Gehl, State Justice, Is Dead at 66". Janesville Daily Gazette. August 28, 1956. p. 1. Retrieved August 10, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ Justice Edward Gehl, Wisconsin Supreme Court