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Dean Lamar Whitford

Dean Lamar Whitford, American lawyer. Bar: Iowa 1989, Virginia 1994, United States District Court Iowa 1990, United States District Court Virginia 1995, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1994, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1995.

Background

  • Whitford, Dean Lamar was born on September 12, 1963 in Elkader, Iowa, United States. Son of James Woodworth and Dalene Arvis (Shaffer) Whitford.

  • Education

    • Student, Piedmont Bible College, 1981. Bachelor, Iowa State University, 1985. Juris Doctor, University Iowa, 1989.

    Career

    • Law clerk to Honorary J.H. Andreasen Iowa Supreme Court, Des Moines, 1989-1990. Law clerk to Honorary water closet Stuart United States District Court Southern District Iowa, 1990-1992. Associate Stuart, Tinley, Peters, Thorn & Hughes, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 1992-1994.

      Staff counsel The Rutherford Institute, Charlottesville, Virginia, since 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Iowa 1989, Virginia 1994, United States District Court Iowa 1990, United States District Court Virginia 1995, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1994, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1995.

    Politics

    Our justification before God is based on faith in Christ alone and not in our ethnicity.

    Party affiliation: southern Baptist.

    Religion

    Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in people.

    Denomination: Southern Baptist

    Views

    Holiness is not just about personal spirituality and prayer. It will also be expressed through a commitment to social justice and to enabling other people to become followers of Jesus.

    Membership

    Deacon Faith Baptist Church, Iowa City, 1988-1989, Valleyview Baptist Church, Council Bluffs, 1993-1994, Laurel Hill Baptist Church, Charlottesville, since 1995. Scripture chairman Gideons International, Council Bluffs, 1993-1994. Member American Bar Association, Iowa State Bar Association, Virginia State Bar Association, Charlottesville-Albemarle Bar Association, Christian Legal Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Hiking, music.

    Connections

    • Married Brenda Lee Jones, December 27, 1986. Children: Elizabeth Helen, Hannah Grace, Emma Kathryn.
    • father: James Woodworth Whitford
    • mother: Dalene Arvis (Shaffer) Whitford
    • spouse: Brenda Lee Jones
    • children: Elizabeth Helen Whitford
    • Hannah Grace Whitford
    • Emma Kathryn Whitford
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    Born September 12, 1963
    (age 54)
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