Lawrence R. Yetka

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Lawrence R. Yetka (born October 1, 1924) was an Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court and a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives.[1]

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.[1]

Yetka was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1973[1][2] 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.[2]

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Preceded by
Robert Sheran
Associate Justice, Minnesota Supreme Court
1973-1993
Succeeded by
Alan Page