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Charles Nathan Edmiston

Charles Nathan Edmiston, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Iowa 1980, Illinois 1980, United States District Court (northern district) Iowa 1980, United States District Court (southern district) Iowa 1980, United States District Court (southern district) Illinois 1985. Member of American Bar Association, Wayne County Bar Association, Iowa Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Lions Lodge (treasurer local club since 1983).

Background

  • Edmiston, Charles Nathan was born on December 15, 1954 in Shelbyville, Illinois, United States. Son of Robert Lee and Catherine Jean (Attebery) Edmiston.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with honors, University Illinois, 1976. Juris Doctor with honors, University Iowa, 1979.

    Career

    • Associate Karr, Karr & Karr, Professional Corporation, Webster City, Iowa, 1980—1982. Assistant state's attorney Wayne County State's Attorney' General’ s Office, Fairfield, Illinois, 1982—1984. Private practice, since 1985.

      Public defender Wayne County, since 1985, Richland County, since 1986. With in business law Frontier Community College, Fairfield.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Iowa 1980, Illinois 1980, United States District Court (northern district) Iowa 1980, United States District Court (southern district) Iowa 1980, United States District Court (southern district) Illinois 1985.

    Politics

    The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    The objective people wish to attain is not merely to be saved from something. God wishes his children to be saved to something.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Some personalities are difficult to manage, especially if they are prone to despair. Do not give up on a search of the paths of God, and the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for will be received.

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association, Wayne County Bar Association, Iowa Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Lions Lodge (treasurer local club since 1983).

    Connections

    • Married Gretchen Elaine Bockhorst, May 21, 1977. Children: Sarah, Benjamin.
    • father: Robert Lee Edmiston
    • mother: Catherine Jean (Attebery) Edmiston
    • spouse: Gretchen Elaine Bockhorst
    • children: Sarah Edmiston
    • Benjamin Edmiston
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    Born December 15, 1954
    (age 62)
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