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Ronald Eugene Manka

Ronald Eugene Manka, American lawyer. Bar: Connecticut 1970, Missouri 1974, Kansas 1985, Colorado 2001.

Background

  • Manka, Ronald Eugene was born on December 12, 1944 in Wichita, Kansas, United States. Son of James Ashford and Jane Bunn (Meeks) Manka.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration cum laude, University Kansas, 1967. Juris Doctor cum laude, University Michigan, 1970.

    Career

    • Associate Day, Barry & Howard, Hartford, Connecticut, 1970-1973, Lathrop & Gage L.C., Kansas City, Missouri, 1973-1978, member, 1979-1982, 85—. Group counsel Butler Manufacturing Company, 1982-1983, division general manager, 1983—1984. Legal committee Boulder County Community Foundation, Colorado, since 2002.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Connecticut 1970, Missouri 1974, Kansas 1985, Colorado 2001.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Trustee, clerk, elder Village Presbyterian Church, Prairie Village, Kansas. Director, treasurer Lyric Opera of Kansas City, since 1995. President Genesis School, Kansas City, 1987-1989.

    Development chairman Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey, 1987-1989. Chairman Kansas City Museum, 1988-1992, general counsel, since 1994. General counsel Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, 1989-2001.

    President Center for Management Assistance, Kansas City, 1991-1993. Director Colorado Music Festival, since 2002. Member American Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association (alternate dispute resolution committee 1986-2002), Lawyers Association Kansas City, Silicon Prairie Technology Association (board directors 1990-1992), Homestead Country Club (president 1984-1985).

    Personality

    Interests

    Bicycling, swimming.

    Connections

    • Married Frances Ann Patterson, August 7, 1965 (deceased December 1985). Children: Kimberly Ann, Lora Christine. Married Linda I. Bailey, March 11, 1995.
    • father: James Ashford Manka
    • mother: Jane Bunn (Meeks) Manka
    • spouses: Frances Ann Patterson
    • Linda I. Bailey
    • children: Kimberly Ann Manka
    • Lora Christine Manka
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    Born December 12, 1944
    (age 72)
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