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Lawyer

David Hugh Fisher was American lawyer. Bar: Kansas 1938, United States District Court Kansas 1942, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1952, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1979.

Background

Fisher, David Hugh was born on December 5, 1914 in Topeka. Son of Hugh Thomas and Helen B. (Smith) Fisher.

Education

1973-1979, The Bar Association of the State of Kansas. Member, Kansas Health Care Provider Malpractice Study Commission, 1976-1979.

Career

Associate Fisher, Snattinger & Smith, Topeka, 1938-1943. Partner Fisher, Patterson, Sayler & Smith, 1946-1999. Retired, 1999

Chairman state membership International Association Insurance Counsel, 1975-1985, Kansas Defense Counsel.

Achievements

  • Bar: Kansas 1938, United States District Court Kansas 1942, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1952, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1979.

Religion

God created humans to be able to innovate and evaluate new forms of living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

Politics

All human life is sacred and created by God and therefore, we must see all human life as significant and valuable. When governments implement the death penalty, then the life of the convicted person is devalued and all possibility of change in that person’s life ends.

Views

Church members should be close and caring to feel each other's pains and problems. The good of the whole body of the Christian society should be put before individual needs.

Membership

Member Governor's Health Care Providers Study Commission Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, Pacific. Member American Bar Association, Kansas Bar Association (chairman legal-medical committee, professional reations, certified appreciation 1986), American Judicature Society, Topeka Bar Association (president 1979-1980, certified appreciation 1980), Knife & Fork Club (president 1979-1980), Topeka Country Club, Mason, Media Grotto, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Boating, fishing, travel.

Connections

Married Ferne Forman (deceased January 1980). Married Mary Frances Martin, February 14, 1986. Children: David Hugh Junior, Gwendolyn House.

father:
Hugh Thomas Fisher

mother:
Helen B. (Smith) Fisher

spouse:
Ferne Forman

spouse:
Mary Frances Martin

child:
David Hugh Junior Fisher

child:
Gwendolyn House Fisher