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Peter S. Popovich

Justice, Chief Justice

St. Mary's Point and Chisholm, Hibbing Junior College (A.A.); University of Minnesota (B.A.), St. Paul College of Law (1947); private practice, (1947-83); Minnesota House of Representatives (1953-63); Chairman, Minnesota Statehood Centennial Commission (1955-59); appointed as Chief Judge, Court of Appeals on November 2, 1983 (1983-87); appointed as Justice, Supreme Court on November 16, 1987 (1987-89); wife, Gail; four children and three stepchildren. Appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court on February 1, 1989. Retired on November 30, 1990. Died March 29, 1996. Tenure as Chief Justice was 2/1/1989 - 11/30/1990 or 1 year, 9 months.

Peter S. Popovich Portrait
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