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Jay Dean Dalton, American Lawyer, judge. Avocations: tennis, antiques, photography, music, horticulture. M C. Recipient award of appreciation Junior Chamber of Commerce of Tulsa, 1963; name to Athletic Hall of Fame, Oklahoma Baptist U., 1984.


Dalton, Jay Dean was born on October 31, 1938 in Seminole, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Ernest Melton and Stella (Davis) Dalton.


Bachelor, Oklahoma Baptist University, 1960. Juris Doctor, University Tulsa, 1964.


Individual practice, Tulsa, 1964-1971;public defender, Tulsa County, Tulsa, 1964-1965;appellate public defender, Tulsa County, Tulsa, 1966-1970;city prosecutor, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, 1967-1968;associate judge, District Court Tulsa County, Tulsa, 1971-1975;judge criminal division, District Court Tulsa County, Tulsa, 1975-1995;private practice, Tulsa, since 1995.


Since a human being is the central factor in the plan of salvation, the Gospel must be taught, understood and accepted by him.


Churches should be encouraged to teach and preach biblical truth on moral issues and to urge their members to vote according to their beliefs, convictions, and values.


There are different understandings about the Bible's authority in our lives. The task of every believer is to use different Bible translations and commentaries in order to discover the word of God.


Member council of governors Indian Nation, 1976-1981. Vice chairman Tulsa County Library Board, 1976-1980. Member Oklahoma Bar Association (communications penal reform since 1978, public defenders committee 1986-1988), Tulsa Bar Association, International Association Probate Judges (life), United States Tennis Association, National Association Watch and Clock Collectors, Phi Alpha Delta.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, antiques, photography, music, horticulture.


Married Susan Ann Gorrell, December 16, 1961. Children: Kristie Ann, John Jay.