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state supreme court chief justice

David Prager, state supreme court chief justice. Bar: Kansas 1942. Served to Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946, European Theatre of Operations, PTO. Member Kansas District Judges Association (past president), Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Theta, Lions Lodge, Arab Shrine Lodge. M C.

Background

Prager, David was born on October 30, 1918 in Fort Scott, Kansas, United States. Son of Walter and Helen (Kishler) Prager.

Education

University of Kansas (Bachelor of Arts). University of Kansas (Bachelor of Laws).

Career

Practiced in, Topeka, 1946-1959; district judge, Shawnee County (Kansas) District Court, 1959-1971; associate justice, Kansas Supreme Court, Topeka, 1971-1987; chief justice, Kansas Supreme Court, Topeka, 1987-1988; retired, 1988. Lecturer Washburn Law School, 1948-1968.

Achievements

  • Bar: Kansas 1942.

Membership

Served to Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946, European Theatre of Operations, PTO. Member Kansas District Judges Association (past president), Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Theta, Lions Lodge, Arab Shrine Lodge. M C.

Connections

Married Dorothy Schroeter, September 8, 1945. Children: Diane, David III.

father:
Walter Prager

mother:
Helen (Kishler) Prager

spouse:
Dorothy Schroeter

children:
Diane Prager

David III Prager