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Richard Lee Kolker

Richard Lee Kolker, American lawyer. Bar: South Dakota 1964, United States District Court South Dakota 1965, United States Tax Court 1980.

Background

  • Kolker, Richard Lee was born on April 17, 1939 in LeMars, Iowa, United States. Son of Lawrence Francis and Genevieve Josephine Kolker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Economics, St. Mary's College, Winona, Minnesota, 1961. Juris Doctor, University South Dakota, Vermillion, 1964.

    Career

    • Sole practice, Groton, South Dakota, 1964. Partner Maloney, Kolker, Fritz, Hogan & Johnson, since 1965. Deputy states attorney Brown County, South Dakota, 1967—1971.

      State attorney, 1971—1972. Member South Dakota House Representatives, 1973—1974. Appointed State Council Legal Services, 1980, Governor's Advisory Committee Outdoor Recreation, since 1986.

      Chairperson Blue Ribbon committee South Dakota Supreme Court, 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: South Dakota 1964, United States District Court South Dakota 1965, United States Tax Court 1980.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Connections

    • Married Janet Kay Shabino, August 29, 1964. Children: Martin, Audra, Anthony.
    • father: Lawrence Francis
    • mother: Genevieve Josephine Kolker
    • spouse: Janet Kay Shabino
    • children: Martin Kolker
    • Audra Kolker
    • Anthony Kolker
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    Born April 17, 1939
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