Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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Term: Hanley, Leo B. 1908
Definition: Born Milwaukee, April 27, 1908; married. Educated Milwaukee parochial and public schools; LL.B. Marquette university 1933. Veteran of World War II; served in navy 1943-45. Member State Bar of Wisconsin; American Bar Association; Dane County Bar Association; board of directors, St. Joseph's home for children and St. Catherine's home, Milwaukee; American Legion; V.F.W.; Navy Club; Knights of Columbus; Eagles; former trustee Alverno college; former member Elks, Milwaukee County Board of Judges (past chm.). Appointed assistant city attorney of Milwaukee April 1936, also served 1946-49; appointed civil court judge for Milwaukee county February 1949 (served 1949-53); elected circuit court judge 1953; reelected 1959 and 1965. Appointed to supreme court August 1966 to succeed resigned Justice Thomas E. Fairchild; elected April 1968. (Blue Book 1977)
[Source: Blue book]