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John Robert Toland, American lawyer.


Toland, John Robert was born on October 7, 1944 in Iola, Kansas, United States. Son of Stanley E. and June Elizabeth (Thompson) Toland.


University of Kansas (Bachelor of Arts, with highest distinction, 1966. Juris Doctor, 1969).


With Judge Advocate General's Corps, United States. Army, 1969-1973. Working as a partner of TOLAND & THOMPSON. Admitted to the bar, 1969, Kansas, United States. Court of Military Appeals, United States. District Court, District of Kansas and United States. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit. 1976, United States. Supreme Court.


  • Bar: Kansas 1969, United States District Court Kansas 1969, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1969, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1976.


  • Other Work

    • Editor-in-chief Kansas Law Review, 1968-1969. Member board editors Kansas Bar Association Journal, 1988-1992.


Trustee Allen County Hospital, Iola, 1979-1982. Board directors Iola Public Library, 1980-1988, president, 1983-1988. Board directors United Fund of Iola Inc., 1975-1979, treasurer, 1975-1977.

Board directors Iola Area Symphony Orchestra, 1994-1997. Ruling elder 1st Presbyterian Church, Iola, 1983-1985, 97-98. Member Allen County History Society, Kansas State History Society, The Friends of the Eisenhower Foundation, University Kansas Alumni Association.

Member committee on ministry John Calvin Presbytery, Presbyn Church (United States of America), 1986-1988. Member Permanent


Married Karen Alice Jeffries, April 26, 1980. Children: Carol Jane, Mark Charles, Scott Robert, Kent William.

Stanley E. Toland

June Elizabeth (Thompson) Toland

Karen Alice Jeffries

Carol Jane Toland

Mark Charles Toland

Scott Robert Toland

Kent William Toland