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Urban Joseph Steimann was American judge. Bar: Minnesota 1935, Minnesota (United States District Court) 1935, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1981. Recipient Distinguished Service medal, Catholic Archdiocese St. Paul and Minneapolis, 1959, Special Recognition award, Rice County Board Commissioners, 1963, Distinguished Service award, Faribault Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1971, Reverence Law award, Faribault Eagles, 1980.

Background

Steimann, Urban Joseph was born on September 16, 1908 in Sherburn, Minnesota, United States. Son of August and Valeria Catherine (Hodapp) Steimann.

Education

Bachelor, College St. Thomas, 1930. Bachelor of Laws, Minnesota College Law, 1934. Juris Doctor, Minnesota College Law, 1969.

Career

Private practice, Minneapolis, 1935—1937, Faribault, 1937—1969. Court commissioner Rice County, 1938—1943, acting county attorney, 1943—1946, county attorney, 1948—1969. City attorney Faribault, 1947—1948.

Judge District Court 3d Judicial District, Minnesota, 1969—1984. Retired, 1984

Former board directors Rice County District One Hospital, Faribault Art Center, Opus Sancti Petri, Archdiocesan Board Catholic Charities.

Achievements

  • Bar: Minnesota 1935, Minnesota (United States District Court) 1935, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1981.

Membership

Member of American Bar Association, Minnesota District Judges Association (director 1979-1983), Association Trial Lawyers American, Rice County Bar, Fifth District Bar, Minnesota Bar, Elks (Faribault), Lions, Knights of Columbus.

Connections

Married Olga Bernadotte Timm, August 4, 1931 (deceased 1948). Children: Richard, Mary, Frederick, Valerie, Judith, Barbara. Married Dorothy Beetz Glancy, February 18, 1950.

2 children.

father:
August Steimann

mother:
Valeria Catherine (Hodapp) Steimann

spouse:
Olga Bernadotte Timm

spouse:
Dorothy Beetz Glancy

child:
Richard Steimann

child:
Mary Steimann

child:
Frederick Steimann

child:
Valerie Steimann

child:
Judith Steimann

child:
Barbara Steimann