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Robert Edward Davis

Robert Edward Davis was state supreme court chief justice. Bar: Kansas 1964, United States District Court Kansas 1964, United States Tax Court 1974, United States Court Military Appeals 1965, United States Court Military Review, 1970, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982.

Background

  • Davis, Robert Edward was born on August 28, 1939 in Topeka. Son of Thomas Homer and Emma Claire (Hund) Davis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science, Creighton University, 1961. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1964.

    Career

    • Private practice, Leavenworth, Kansas, 1967-1984. Magistrate judge Leavenworth County, 1969-1976, county attorney, 1980-1984, judge district court, 1984-1986. Judge Kansas Court Appeals Judicial Branch Government, Topeka, 1986-1993.

      Justice Kansas Supreme Court, 1993—2009, chief justice, 2009—2010. Lecturer University Kansas Law School, Lawrence, 1986-1995.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Kansas 1964, United States District Court Kansas 1964, United States Tax Court 1974, United States Court Military Appeals 1965, United States Court Military Review, 1970, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Captain Judge Advocate General corpus, United States army, 1964-1967, Korea. Member American Judges Association, Kansas Bar Association, Leavenworth County Bar Association (president 1977), Judge Hugh Means American Inn of Court Charter Organization.

    Connections

    • Married Jana Jones (deceased). Children: Edward, Rachel, Patrick, Carolyn, Brian.
    • father: Thomas Homer Davis
    • mother: Emma Claire (Hund) Davis
    • spouse: Jana Jones
    • children: Edward Davis
    • Rachel Davis
    • Patrick Davis
    • Carolyn Davis
    • Brian Davis
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    Born August 28, 1939
    Died August 4, 2010
    (aged 70)
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