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Eugene Francis Gastl

Eugene Francis Gastl, American lawyer. Bar: Kansas 1956, United States District Court Kansas 1956.


  • Gastl, Eugene Francis was born on April 28, 1932 in Shawnee, Kansas, United States. Son of Bert J. and Bessie C. (Bell) Gastl.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Kansas, Lawrence, 1954. Bachelor of Laws, University Kansas, Lawrence, 1956. Juris Doctor, University Kansas, Lawrence, 1968.


    • Sole practice, Shawnee, since 1959.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Kansas 1956, United States District Court Kansas 1956.


    Every Church statement in social or economic field should be seriously considered and demonstrate a competence in political sphere.

    Party affiliation: Democrat


    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


    Bible is the source of inspirational stories, gospels, letters, hymns, songs, prayers, and poetry that drives wisdom and creativity of all Christians over time and across the world.


    State representative Kansas Legislature, Topeka, 1961-1965, 71-79, senator, 1965-1969. Served to specialist grade 3 United States Army, 1956-1958. Member American Bar Association, Kansas Bar Association, Johnson County Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, Shawnee Chamber of Commerce (vice president 1965-1967).

    Lodges: Optimist (board directors 1961-1963).





    • Married Deanna J. Cordon, June 7, 1959 (divorced May 1978). Children: Philip E., Catherine L., David B., Brenda M. Married Arline Blackwood, June 15, 1979 (deceased November, 2007).
    • father: Bert J. Gastl
    • mother: Bessie C. (Bell) Gastl
    • spouses: Deanna J. Cordon
    • Arline Blackwood
    • children: Philip E. Gastl
    • Catherine L. Gastl
    • David B. Gastl
    • Brenda M. Gastl
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    Born April 28, 1932