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Jerry Paul Slonaker

Jerry Paul Slonaker, American prosecutor, educator. Bar: Virginia 1971, United States Court Military Appeals, 1971, United States Supreme Court 1974, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1975, United States District Court (eastern and western districts) Virginia 1975, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1983. Decorated Army Commendation medal; recipient Distinguished Service award Virginia Attorney General, 1983-1988.

Background

  • Slonaker, Jerry Paul was born on November 25, 1945 in Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States. Son of Paul Jeremiah and Ethel Mae (Houtz) Slonaker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Lebanon Valley College, 1968. Juris Doctor, University Richmond, 1971.

    Career

    • Senior assistant attorney general State of Virginia, Richmond, since 1975. Adjunct professor Park College, Kansas City, Kansas, 1975. Instructor Virginia Forensic Science Academy, Richmond, since 1975.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Virginia 1971, United States Court Military Appeals, 1971, United States Supreme Court 1974, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1975, United States District Court (eastern and western districts) Virginia 1975, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1983.

    Politics

    Pacifists should be honored because they do not allow us to become complacent about war and violence.

    Religion

    It is vital to meet and worship with other Christians in order to grow in the Christian life and to understand what is God's will for people and for their communities.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    In a society where self-interest, acquisitiveness and individual happiness are often seen as the over-riding interests, the Church, and Christians within it, are called to witness meanings, values and purposes beyond ourselves.

    Membership

    President Chestnut Oaks Recreation Association, Richmond, 1981. Served as captain Judge Advocate General Corps, United States Army, 1971-1975. Member American Bar Association, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Virginia State Bar Association, Phi Alpha Delta (treasurer Patrick Henry chapter 1970-1971), Pi Gamma Museum.

    Connections

    • Married Sandra Kay Brooks, July 3, 1966. Children: Jeri Suzanne, Heather Anne.
    • father: Paul Jeremiah Slonaker
    • mother: Ethel Mae (Houtz) Slonaker
    • spouse: Sandra Kay Brooks
    • children: Jeri Suzanne Slonaker
    • Heather Anne Slonaker
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    Born November 25, 1945
    (age 71)
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