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Jerry Lewis Mershon was American judge. Bar: Kansas 1961, United States District Court Kansas 1961.


Mershon, Jerry Lewis was born on September 25, 1933 in Oakley, Kansas, United States.


Kansas State College of Agriculture and Applied Science (Bachelor of Science). Washburn University of Topeka (Juris Doctor).


Private practice, Manhattan, Kansas, 1961-1965;probate judge, 21st Judicial District Kansas Riley County Court, Manhattan, 1965-1976;associate district judge, 21st Judicial District Kansas Riley County Court, Manhattan, 1977-1978;district judge division 2, 21st Judicial District Kansas Riley County Court, Manhattan, 1978-1997;administrative judge, 21st Judicial District Kansas Riley County Court, Manhattan, 1982-1997;retired, 1997. Appointed member District Magistrate Manual and Certified committee Kansas Supreme Court, 1977-1978. Member District Court Records committee Kansas Judicial Council, 1977-1978, Standing Family Law Advisory committee and others.

Past member Governor's Committee on Criminal Administration and others. Business law instructor Kansas State University, 1963-1964. Lecturer various summer colleges and training sessions nationwide.

Kansas delegate to National Conference of Special Court Judges, 1973.


Board of directors Kansas Corporation for Change-Children's Issues, Riley County Family Superior vena cava syndrome Council, Riley County Cmty. Corrections; past president, advisor Manhattan unit National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Education. Past member, pastvice Chairman, Board Of Directors Memorial Hospital, Manhattan.

Member board fellows National Center for Juvenile Justice, Pittsburgh, 1996. First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1955-1958. Member American Bar Association (judicial administration division, national conference state trial judges, Juvenile and Family Law Committee), National Council Juvenile and Family Court Judges (publications policy group, editorial reader Juvenile and Family Court Journal, Meritorious Svc. to Juvenile Court Justices of America award 1992), National Conference State Trial Court Judges, National College Probate Judges, National Association Probate Judges, International Association Probate Judges, Kansas Bar Association (service award 1984), Kansas District Judges Association (Executive Committee, secretary-treasurer 1987, president 1989), Kansas Council on Crime and Delinquency, Kansas Probate, County and Juvenile Court Judges Association (past president), Riley County Bar Association (past president), Clay County Bar Association, Masons, Shriners, Lions, Elks, Phi AlphaDelta.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sports, music, photography, home and yard improvement.


Married Jacqueline L. Page, April 21, 1957. Children: Diane, Michelle, Daniel.