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Charles Daniel Stough, American lawyer. Bar: Kansas 1938, Illinois 1938. Named Citizen of Years, Lawrence Chamber of Commerce, 1993; named one of Outstanding Kansans, University Kansas, 1986; named to Gallary of Outstanding Kansas, 1986; recipient Ellsworth award, University Kansas, 1980, Service Mankind award, Lawrence Sertoma Club, 1991.


Stough, Charles Daniel was born on December 6, 1914 in Mound Valley, Kansas, United States. Son of Charles Daniel and Narka Pauline (Ice) Stough.


Associate of Arts, Kemper Military School, 1934. Bachelor of Arts Kansas, 1936. Bachelor of Laws, University Kansas, 1938.

Juris Doctor, University Kansas, 1968.


Private practice, Lawrence, 1939—1982. City attorney Kansas, 1947—1967, Eudora, 1949—1985. Special counsel Douglas County Kansas, 1951—1985.

With Stough & Heck, 1982—1988, Stough & Catt, since 1988. Professor local government law University Kansas, 1969—1970. Served to lieutenant junior grade United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.


  • Bar: Kansas 1938, Illinois 1938.


Trustee University Kansas Endowment Association, National Parks and Conservation Association, Washington. Board directors Museum Natural History, Anthropology Museum, Lawrence Arts Center, Kansas State History Society. Majority leader Kansas House of Representatives, 1951—1953, speaker of house, 1953—1955, member, 1947—1955, University Kansas Spencer Museum, 1986.

Board governors Adams Alumni Center University Kansas, 1988, University Kans Law Society, 1990. Trustee Hertzler Research Foundation, Halstead, Kansas, 1983—1990. Member of American Bar Association (charter, chairman Local Government Law Section 1964-1967, charter World Peace through Law section), Kansas Wildscape Foundation (board directors), City Attorneys Association (executive committee), National Institute Municipal Law Officers (trustee 1964-1965), Kansas Bar Association (chairman world Peace Through Law Section 1970-1989), Republican Veterans of Kansas (state president 1959-1960), Masons (Lawrence), Kiwanis.


Married Mary Juliet Shipman, February 13, 1936 (deceased 1986). Children: Vera Rubin, Sally Randall Stough Bartlett. Married Edith Gray, November 19, 1988.

Charles Daniel Stough

Narka Pauline (Ice) Stough

Mary Juliet Shipman

Edith Gray

Vera Rubin Stough

Sally Randall Stough Bartlett Stough