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Lawyer

John Henry Rippe, American lawyer. Bar: Wisconsin 1938, United States District Court Wisconsin 1938, Minnesota 1944, United States District Court Minnesota 1944. Named to Football Hall of Fame Upper Iowa University, 1984.

Background

Rippe, John Henry was born on June 12, 1907 in Brownsville, Minnesota, United States. Son of Herman and Lisa Wilhelmina (Kuecker) Rippe.

Education

Upper Iowa University (Bachelor of Arts). University of Wisconsin-Madison (Juris Doctor).

Career

Partner Flynn Rippe & Flynn, Caledonia, Minnesota, 1938-1960, Roerkohl, Rippe & Lee, Caledonia, 1960-1977, Rippe, Hammell & Murphy, Caledonia, from 1977. Board directors Sprague National Bank, Caledonia.

Achievements

  • Bar: Wisconsin 1938, United States District Court Wisconsin 1938, Minnesota 1944, United States District Court Minnesota 1944.

Religion

A mature Christian can reach a state where the love of God reigns supreme in the heart. No one can be perfect in an absolute way, as God is. But it is possible to be perfect in love to God.

Politics

When peaceful alternatives have failed, the force of arms may regretfully be preferable to unchecked aggression, tyranny and genocide.

Views

It is good for Christians with different approaches to the interpretation of the Bible to engage with each other and argue how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.

Membership

Board of trustees Upper Iowa University, Fayette, since 1980, Caledonia Methodist Church. Past chairman 1st District Minnesota, Rochester, Houston County Representatives, Caledonia. Board directors Camp Winnebago.

Past board of trustees Crippled Children and Adults of Minnesota. Member American Bar Association, Wisconsin Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association (past chairman), American Judicature Society, 3d District Bar Association (past chairman), Houston County Bar Association (past chairman). Lodges: Elks.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, fishing.

Connections

Married Alice Miriam Sprague, September 12, 1933. Children: Jonette Fitzgerald, Susan Haugstad, Alison Brenna.

father:
Herman Rippe

mother:
Lisa Wilhelmina (Kuecker) Rippe

spouse:
Alice Miriam Sprague

child:
Jonette Fitzgerald Rippe

child:
Susan Haugstad Rippe

child:
Alison Brenna Rippe