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Roger Don Lapan

Roger Don Lapan, American lawyer. Bar: United States District Court (southern district) Illinois 1958.


  • Lapan, Roger Don was born on November 5, 1929 in Galva, Illinois. Son of Donald Robert and Dorothy Lillian (Ericson) Lapan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Economics, Illinois State University, 1951. Juris Doctor, Northwestern University, 1958.


    • Assistant Illinois attorney general, Springfield, 1958—1983. Assistant states attorney McLean County, Bloomington, Illinois, 1960—1963. Sole practice, since 1963.

      Lecturer W/C Seminars of Illinois, since 1980. Captain United States Air Force, 1951-1955.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: United States District Court (southern district) Illinois 1958.


    People sometimes argue that involvement in political life involves getting our hands dirty, so is something Christians should avoid. But God is present in everything, including political institutions.


    God created humans to be able to innovate and evaluate new forms of living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

    Denomination: Methodist


    The Bible can be puzzling but it is continually a source of inspiration and direction in lives of people.


    • Married Jacqueline F. Lapan, June 22, 1957. Children: Lori, Roberta, Eric, Bradley.
    • father: Donald Robert Lapan
    • mother: Dorothy Lillian (Ericson) Lapan
    • spouse: Jacqueline F. Lapan
    • children: Lori Lapan
    • Roberta Lapan
    • Eric Lapan
    • Bradley Lapan
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    Born November 5, 1929