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John C. Cozad, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Litigation, Insurance, Corporate, Regulatory Practice. Member of Morrison & Hecker L.L.P.


Cozad, John Condon was born on December 18, 1944 in Portland, Maine, United States. Son of Francis E. and Arlyn Odell (Condon) Cozad.


Bachelor in Political Science, Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, 1966. Juris Doctor, University Missouri-Columbia, 1972.


Worked at Morrison & Hecker L.L.P. (Kansas City, Missouri) specializing in Litigation, Insurance, Corporate, Regulatory Practice. Admitted to the bar, 1972, Missouri. President, Jackson County Law Library, 1980-1984.

Chairman: Missouri Health and Educational Facilities Authority, 1984-1986. Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission, 1985-1991. Missouri House of Representatives Reapportionment Commission, 1991.

Board of Curators of the University of Missouri System, 1991-1997. Member: Desegregation Monitoring Committee, United States. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 1989-1991.

Board of Directors, City of Fountains Foundation, 1989—. University of Kansas City Trustees, 1992—. Member, Republican National Committee, 1995—.

Chairman, Missouri Republican Party, 1995—.


Chairman Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission, 1985-1991. Member desegregation monitoring committee United States District Court (western district) Missouri, 1989-1991. Board curators University Missouri Systems, 1991-1996.

Board trustees University Kansas City, since 1991. Member Republican National Committee, 1995-1999. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1967-1969, Vietnam.

Member Missouri Bar Association, Kansas City Bar Association, Carriage Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: politics, pheasant hunting, reading.


Married Linda Hickerson, February 18, 1978.