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Homer Michael Kandaras

Homer Michael Kandaras, American lawyer. Bar: South Dakota 1954. Chairman Pennington County Democratic Committee, 1959-1970; delegate Democratic National Convention, 1960, 64, 68, 72, 76. Served with United States Army, 1954-1956; Member South Dakota Bar Association, South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association, American Trial Lawyers Association Lodges: Elks.

Background

  • Kandaras, Homer Michael was born on August 23, 1929 in Aberdeen, South Dakota, United States. Son of William D. and Hallie Regetta (Ferguson) Kandaras.

  • Education

    • Juris Doctor, University South Dakota, 1954. Postgraduate in political science, University South Dakota, 1958.

    Career

    • Partner Searle & Kandaras, Rapid City, South Dakota, 1958-1963. Sole practice, 1963-1978. Member South Dakota Senate, 1971-1976, chairman judiciary committee, 1973-1976, majority leader, 1975-1976.

      Associate Moore & Mickel, Professional Corporation, Rapid City, 1978-1979, partner, 1979-1980, Moore, Kandaras & Cleary, Professional Corporation, Rapid City, 1980-1982, Moore & Kandaras, Rapid City, since 1982. Member South Dakota Code Commission, 1971-1976.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: South Dakota 1954.

    Membership

    Chairman Pennington County Democratic Committee, 1959-1970. Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1960, 64, 68, 72, 76. Served with United States Army, 1954-1956.

    Member South Dakota Bar Association, South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association, American Trial Lawyers Association Lodges: Elks.

    Connections

    • Married Alice Beatrice Johnson, June 23, 1958. Married Cheryl Ann Black, December 26, 1976. Children– Brian (deceased), Lesley Ann, Michael Andrew.
    • father: William D. Kandaras
    • mother: Hallie Regetta (Ferguson) Kandaras
    • spouses: Alice Beatrice Johnson
    • Cheryl Ann Black
    • children: Brian Kandaras (deceased)
    • Lesley Ann Kandaras
    • Michael Andrew Kandaras
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