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John Walter Vogel

John Walter Vogel, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1976, United States District Court (western district) New York 1979, United States Tax Court 1980, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1980, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1985, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1985.

Background

  • Vogel, John Walter was born on September 19, 1948 in Dansville, New York, United States. Son of Walter Earl and Betty (Elston) Vogel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, State University of New York, Albany, 1970. Juris Doctor, Syracuse University, 1976.

    Career

    • Associate Edward J. Degnan Law Offices, Canisteo, New York, 1976-1977. Attorney New York State Department Agricultural and Markets, Albany, 1977-1978. Private practice Dansville, since 1978.

      Legal counsel Dansville Economic Development Corporation, since 1983. Local counsel Danville Central School District. Attorney New York State Festival of Balloons, Town of Dansville, Town of West Sparta.

      Member attorney grievance committee 4th Judicial Department. With United States Army, 1970-1973.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1976, United States District Court (western district) New York 1979, United States Tax Court 1980, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1980, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1985, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1985.

    Politics

    People sometimes argue that involvement in political life involves getting our hands dirty, so is something Christians should avoid. But God is present in everything, including political institutions.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Regular ceremonies enable people to open themselves to God more fully. They help people to hear God's offer and challenge ever more deeply, and to allow God to prompt and enable them to respond.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Christians with different approaches should be engaged with each other to discuss how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.

    Membership

    Director Livingston County (New York ) Drug Abuse Prevention Council, 1981-1982. Member of National Association Elder Law Attorneys, Livingston County Bar Association (secretary, treasurer 1980-1982, vice president 1984-1985, president 1985-1986), New York State Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Pamela Hill; children: Michael John, Jennifer Alexandra.
    • father: Walter Earl Vogel
    • mother: Betty (Elston) Vogel
    • spouse: Pamela Hill
    • children: Michael John Vogel
    • Jennifer Alexandra Vogel
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    Born September 19, 1948
    (age 69)
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