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Vernon R. Pederson, American judge. Bar: North Dakota 1949. Board directors North Dakota Community Foundation, 1976-1983. Served with United States Army, 1941-1945. Member American, North Dakota, Burleigh County bar associations, American Judicature Society, Institute Judicial Administration.

Background

Pederson, Vernon R. was born on September 11, 1919 in North Dakota, United States. Son of John and Tilda (Torgerson) Pederson.

Education

Student, Minot State College, 1940. Bachelor of Science, University North Dakota, 1947. Bachelor of Laws, University North Dakota, 1949.

Juris Doctor, University North Dakota, 1969.

Career

Individual practice law, Minot, North Dakota, 1949-1951. Special agent attorney Office Price Stabilization, Fargo, 1951-1953. Assistant attorney general State of North Dakota, Bismarck, 1953-1974.

Associate justice North Dakota Supreme Court, 1975-1985, surrogate judge, 1985—1999. General counsel North Dakota State Highway Department, 1953-1974.

Achievements

  • Bar: North Dakota 1949.

Membership

Board directors North Dakota Community Foundation, 1976-1983. Served with United States Army, 1941-1945. Member American, North Dakota, Burleigh County bar associations, American Judicature Society, Institute Judicial Administration.

Connections

Married Evelyn I. Kraby, October 11, 1952 (deceased 2007). Children: Kathryn, Mark (deceased), Mary.

father:
John Pederson

mother:
Tilda (Torgerson) Pederson

spouse:
Evelyn I. Kraby

child:
Kathryn Pederson

child:
Mary Pederson

child:
Mark Pederson (deceased)