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Donald Deane Koons

Donald Deane Koons, American judge. Bar: United States District Court (northern district) Texas, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit), United States Supreme Court, Texas 1962. Member of Dallas Bar Association (board directors, family law section 1982), Alpha Tau Omega, Phi Alpha Delta.

Background

Koons, Donald Deane was born on October 15, 1934 in Ottumwa, Iowa, United States. Son of Donald Merle and Madge Winifred (Margerum) Koons.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Commerce, University Iowa, 1957. Bachelor of Laws, Southern Methodist University, 1962.

Career

Insurance adjuster Hawkeye Insurance Company, Des Moines, 1958—1960. Associate Seidenberg Law Firm, Dallas, 1962—1963. Assistant district attorney, Dallas county, 1963—1966.

Private practice Dallas, 1966—1977. Judge 255th District Court, since 1977. Assistant judge, program, Dallas, 1978.

Initiated court coordinator and computer programs Dallas Family Courts, 1980. Senior family law judge, Dallas county, 84.

Religion

Righteousness is a demand of God. It can be received only through faith in God.

Views

Christians with different approaches should be engaged with each other to discuss how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.

Membership

Member of Dallas Bar Association (board directors, family law section 1982), Alpha Tau Omega, Phi Alpha Delta.

Connections

Married Margaret Stewart Randel, April 24, 1965. Children: Susan Elizabeth, Jeremy Randel.

Politics

The use of force should be supported only in extreme situations and through approve of appropriate international organizations.