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John Joseph Kitchin

John Joseph Kitchin, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri 1957.

Background

  • Kitchin, John Joseph was born on March 23, 1933 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of John Bernard and Delia Clare (White) Kitchin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Rockhurst College, 1954. Juris Doctor cum laude, St. Louis University, 1957.

    Career

    • Associate Swanson, Midgley Law Firm, Kansas City, 1961-1965. Partner Swanson, Midgley, Gangwere, Kitchin and McLarney, 1966—2005, managing partner, 1983—2001, council, since 2005. General counsel National Collegiate Athletic Association.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Missouri 1957.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Chairman Kansas City Board Liquor Review. Member Avila College Board Councillors, Kansas City, 1972-1990, president, 1989-1990. Trustee Avila College, 1991-2000.

    Member Seton Center, Inc., Kansas City, 1980-1999. Trustee St. Joseph Health Center Foundation, 1994-2000, chairman, 2000. Captain United States Air Force, 1957-1961.

    Member American Bar Association, Kansas City Bar Association, Lawyers Association of Kansas City, American Judicature Society, Missouri Bar Association, National Sports Law Institute (board advisors), Sports Lawyers Association, Serra Club (president 1978-1979), St. Teresa Academy Club (president 1976-1977), Rotary.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, travel, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Mary A. Medill, February 15, 1958. Children: Teresa M., Nancy J., John T., Barbara A.
    • father: John Bernard Kitchin
    • mother: Delia Clare (White) Kitchin
    • spouse: Mary A. Medill
    • children: Teresa M. Kitchin
    • Nancy J. Kitchin
    • John T. Kitchin
    • Barbara A. Kitchin
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