2008 - John "Jack" Thoreen

John "Jack" Thoreen
John "Jack" Thoreen

John "Jack" Thoreen - Class of 1935, Washington County Attorney, then Tenth Judicial District Judge.

A distinguished career in Law and a lifelong commitment to community defined the life of "Jack" Thoreen. A graduate of Gustavus Adolphus & the University of Minnesota Law School, he served as Washington County Attorney, then Tenth Judicial District Judge and for nearly 10 years part time on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Thoreen was chair of the Tozer Foundation Scholarship Committee for 60 years, & a long time Rotarian. "Jack" loved skiing, tennis, golf, fishing, canoeing and hunting and had an enormous sense of humor.