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Kent Frizzell

Kent Frizzell, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Kansas bar 1955. President Board of Education, Wichita, 1959-1965, member National Coal Council, 1991-1996. With United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1948-1952. Member Phi Alpha Delta, Phi Kappa Psi.

Background

  • Frizzell, Kent was born on February 11, 1929 in Wichita, Kansas, United States. Son of Elton Sanderson and Irma A. (Hays) Frizzell.

  • Education

    • Friends University (Bachelor of Arts). Washburn University of Topeka (Juris Doctor).

    Career

    • Private practice, Wichita, 1955-1963. Partner firm McCarter, Frizzell & Wettig, 1963-1968. Member Kansas Senate, 1965-1969.

      Attorney general Kansas, 1969-1971. Assistant attorney general Land and Natural Resources division United States Department Justice, Washington, 1972-1973. Solicitor Department Interior, 1973-1975, undersecretary, 1975-1976.

      Director National Energy Law and Policy Institute University Tulsa, 1976-1994. Professor emeritus University Tulsa, 1995. Chief government negotiator Wounded Knee, South Dakota, 1973.

      Member National Petroleum Council, 1977-1979. Member Barteltt Council of Energy Security, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, 1984-1989. Member National Advisory Board Washington Legal Foundation, since 1986.

      Member, board trustees William Allen White Foundation, University Kansas, 1987-1990.

    Membership

    President Board of Education, Wichita, 1959-1965, member National Coal Council, 1991-1996. With United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1948-1952. Member Phi Alpha Delta, Phi Kappa Psi.
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    Born February 11, 1929