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Lawyer

Leslie Raymond Hersrud was American judge. Bar: South Dakota 1938. Served with United States Army, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member American Bar Association, South Dakota Bar Association (editor journal. 1940-1942), 8th Circuit Bar Association, Lutheran Hospital and Homes Society (board directors Fargo, North Dakota, 1955-1986).

Background

Hersrud, Leslie Raymond was born on April 6, 1914 in Petrel, North Dakota, United States. Son of Martin H. and Luella (Hardy) Hersrud.

Education

Bachelor, St. Olaf, North Field, Minnesota, 1935. Juris Doctor, University Minnesota, 1938.

Career

Private practice, Lemmon, South Dakota, 1938-1955. Judge The United States of America Court Appeals South Dakota, 1955-1981. Retired, senior status State of South Dakota, from 1981.

Achievements

  • Bar: South Dakota 1938.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member American Bar Association, South Dakota Bar Association (editor journal. 1940-1942), 8th Circuit Bar Association, Lutheran Hospital and Homes Society (board directors Fargo, North Dakota, 1955-1986).

Connections

Married Mary Leone Smith, October 5, 1942.

father:
Martin H. Hersrud

mother:
Luella (Hardy) Hersrud

spouse:
Mary Leone Smith