Party affiliation: Democrat
Richard Ernest Keithley, American lawyer. Bar: Kansas 1974, Federal Bar 1974, United States Supreme Court 1977, United States Court Appeals Bar 10th Circuit 1977, (clerk). Nominee, Kansas House of Representatives, 1972. Member of Kansas City Junior Chamber of Commerce, Delta Sigma Phi, Phi Alpha Delta.
District judge Kenneth Harmon, Leavenworth, Kansas, 1973. Individual practice law Kansas City, 1974—1975, Olathe, Kansas, since 1985. Assistant city attorney, Kansas City, 1975—1977.
Deputy county counselor Johnson County (Kansas), 1983—1985. Lecturer in field.