Mark Cady

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Mark Cady (July 12, 1953 – November 15, 2019) was an Independent American jurist. He was on the Iowa Supreme Court from 1998 to 2019. From 2011 to 2019, he was the chief justice of the court. He was the author of the court’s opinion in Varnum v. Brien, which legalized same-sex marriage in Iowa.[1] He was born in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Cady died on November 15, 2019 from a heart attack in Des Moines, Iowa at the age of 66.[2][3]

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  1. "'He leaves behind a legacy of service and dedication that we should never forget': Iowa's leaders remember Chief Justice Mark Cady". Des Moines Register. 2019-11-16.
  2. "Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady Dead at 66". 2019-11-16. Retrieved 2019-11-16.
  3. Pitt, David (November 16, 2019). "Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady dies unexpectedly". Associated Press. Retrieved November 16, 2019.

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