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Kenneth Guinty Speir Edit Profile

director , Lawyer

Kenneth Guinty Speir, American lawyer, director. Bar: Kansas 1931, New Mexico 1932, United States Supreme Court 1943. Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Bar Association, American Legion, Harvey County Bar Association, Kansas Bar Association, New Mexico Bar Association, Elks.

Background

Speir, Kenneth Guinty was born on June 22, 1908 in Peabody, Kansas, United States. Son of John and Bessie (Guinty) Speir.

Education

Student, Colorado College, 1926—1928. Bachelor of Laws, Kansas University, 1931.

Career

Private practice, Albuquerque, 1932—1934, Newton, Kansas, since 1934. County attorney Harvey County, 1939—1941. Judge 9th Judicial District, 1941—1944.

Lieutenant colonel United States Marine Corps, 1942-1946.

Achievements

  • Bar: Kansas 1931, New Mexico 1932, United States Supreme Court 1943.

Membership

Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Bar Association, American Legion, Harvey County Bar Association, Kansas Bar Association, New Mexico Bar Association, Elks.

Connections

Married Shirley Whittemore (deceased). Children: Helen Ann, Patricia Jane(deceased), Elizabeth Eve.

father:
John Speir

mother:
Bessie (Guinty) Speir

spouse:
Shirley Whittemore

child:
Helen Ann Speir

child:
Patricia Jane Speir (deceased)

child:
Elizabeth Eve Speir