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Thomas Scott Bannister

Thomas Scott Bannister, American lawyer. Bar: Iowa 1974, District Court (northern & southern districts) Iowa 1974, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1974, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1978, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois.

Background

  • Bannister, Thomas Scott was born on June 8, 1949 in Des Moines. Son of Thomas M. and Margaret (Mulock) Bannister.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Iowa, 1971. Juris Doctor, Drake University, 1974.

    Career

    • Member Gamble, Riepe, Burt, Webster & Fletcher, Des Moines, 1974—1976, Bump & Haesemeyer, Des Moines, 1980—1984. General counsel Iowa Department Transportation, Des Moine, 1976—1980. Partner Hanson, Bjork & Russell, Des Moines, 1984—1987, Bannister & Associates, Des Moines, since 1987.

      Secretary Heartland Rail Corporation, Des Moines, since 1983, Iowa Interstate Railroad, Fillmore Weston Railway, Iowa Northern Railing Company. President board directors Iowa Public television, Des Moines, 1982—1984.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Iowa 1974, District Court (northern & southern districts) Iowa 1974, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1974, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1978, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association, Polk County Bar Association, Iowa Bar Association, Association Interstate Commerce Commission Practitioners, Des Moines Club, Omicron Delta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Janet R. Smeltzer, June 5, 1971. Children: Thomas Ryan, Christopher Scott. Married Kathy L. Pickell, May 24, 1996.
    • father: Thomas M. Bannister
    • mother: Margaret (Mulock) Bannister
    • spouses: Janet R. Smeltzer
    • Kathy L. Pickell
    • children: Thomas Ryan Bannister
    • Christopher Scott Bannister
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    Born June 8, 1949
    (age 68)
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