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Doane Kent Trone


Doane Kent Trone was American lawyer.


Trone, Doane Kent was born on March 12, 1934 in Sheldons Grove, Illinois, United States. Son of Doane George and Mabel (Ray) Trone.


Student, Western Illinois University, 1952—1954. Student, Western Illinois University, 1956—1957. Juris Doctor, University Illinois, 1960.


Partner firm Trone & Trone Law Offices, Rushville, 1960—1962, Edwardsville, Illinois, 1963—1971, Metzger & Trone Law Offices, Edwardsville, 1975—1981. Associate firm Twente & Jellife Law Offices, Harrisburg, 1962—1963. Associate judge 3d Circuit Court Illinois, Madison County, 1971—1975.

Principal Doane Kent Trone Law Offices, Edwardsville, 1981—1997. Village attorney, Livingston, Illinois, 1964—1966, Marine, Illinois, 1965—1967. Government appeal agent local board Selective Service Systems, Edwardsville, 1965—1967.

Special assistant attorney general, Madison County, 1966—1969. Served with United States Army, 1954-1956.


  • Bar: Illinois 1960, United States District Court (southern district) Illinois 1962, United States Supreme Court 1975.


In modern culture the ability to make decisions and choose our own path in life has extremely high value. But through the faith we voluntarily surrender to God in love and joy.


Church should be engaged in public policy debates and participate actively in consultations with government.


The very idea that one gender is superior to another should be rejected as well as the erroneous notion that members of one gender may receive love, power, and esteem only at the expense of another.


Trustee, Glen Carbon, 1970—1971. Member of American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Madison County Bar Association.


Married Karen Kay Phillips, August 6, 1961 (div. 1982); 1 child Mark Doane. Married Kay Embrey, November 21, 1982.

1 stepchild Christine Kay Bowles.

Doane George Trone

Mabel (Ray) Trone

Karen Kay Phillips

Kay Embrey

Mark Doane Trone