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Jon Tom Staton

Jon Tom Staton, American judge. Bar: Oklahoma 1980, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1981, United States District Court (western and eastern districts) Oklahoma 1980, United States District Court (northern district) Oklahoma 1989, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1984. With United States Army, 1954-1956. Member Oklahoma Bar Association, American Association School Administrators, Phi Delta Kappa (Oklahoma president 1961-1962).

Background

  • Staton, Jon Tom was born on January 7, 1933 in Hollis, Oklahoma, United States. Son of William Francis and Sarah Elizabeth (Clark) Staton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Oklahoma Baptist University, 1954. Master of Education, Oklahoma University, 1959. Doctor of Education, Oklahoma University, 1962.

      Juris Doctor, Oklahoma City University, 1979.

    Career

    • Teacher, coach City Schools, Roswell, New Mexico, 1956-1960. Director general services University Oklahoma, Norman, 1961-1962. Professor Central Missouri University, Warrensburg, 1962.

      Superintendent schools Mountain Grove (Missouri) Schools, 1963-1967, Muskogee (Oklahoma) Schools, 1967-1974. Private practice lawyer Muskogee, 1979-1989, 91-93. Associate district judge State of Oklahoma, Hobart, 1989-1991, Waurika, since 1993.

      Visiting professor Drury College, Springfield, Missouri, 1966.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Oklahoma 1980, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1981, United States District Court (western and eastern districts) Oklahoma 1980, United States District Court (northern district) Oklahoma 1989, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1984.

    Politics

    Government is appointed by God as His servant to encourage good and restrain evil to the end that all people are blessed and His people are enabled to live quiet and peaceful lives in all godliness and holiness.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Life is not about things. Life is relationships. Foremost of those relationships is the one we hold with Jesus Christ.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Church members should be close and caring to feel each other's pains and problems. The good of the whole body of the Christian society should be put before individual needs.

    Membership

    With United States Army, 1954-1956. Member Oklahoma Bar Association, American Association School Administrators, Phi Delta Kappa (Oklahoma president 1961-1962).

    Personality

    Interests

    Art collecting.

    Connections

    • Married Dorothy Carolyn Brown, December 10, 1933. Children: Kelsey, Kevin, Sarah Dee Staton Click.
    • father: William Francis Staton
    • mother: Sarah Elizabeth (Clark) Staton
    • spouse: Dorothy Carolyn Brown
    • children: Kelsey Staton
    • Kevin Staton
    • Sarah Dee Staton Click Staton
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    Born January 7, 1933
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