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Marion Dennis Stinson, lawyer, land use planner, judge. Recipient Academy Achievement award Northeastern State University, 1997, scholarship Oklahoma Scholar Leadership Enchancement Program, 1996, Certified of Achievement, Oklahoma Municipal League, 1995, 96, 97, 98.


Stinson, Marion Dennis was born on August 19, 1953 in Alton, Illinois, United States. Son of George Washington and Clara Alevia (Keene) Stinson.


Associate of Arts magna cum laude, Rogers State College, Claremore, Oklahoma, 1992. Bachelor summa cum laude, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 1997. Juris Doctor, Oklahoma City University, 2002.


Leadman Stresscon Inc., Tulsa, 1971-1974. Crane operator Gardner-Denver, Pryor, Oklahoma, 1974-1979. Laborer Lone Star Industries, 1979-1988.

Owner, manager small business, 1988-1990. Concrete finisher United Bridge Construction, Joplin, Missouri, 1990-1991. Secretary Grand Gateway Economic Development Association, Vinita, Oklahoma, 1991-1993.

Coordinator community development Grand Gateway Econd. Development Association, 1993-1994, director community development, 1994-1995, director community/economics development Big Cabin, 1995—2003, deputy executive director, 1999—2003.


By Christ living within, and by the powerful work of the Holy Spirit, people can inadequately yet genuinely love and live in the spirit of God’s commands.


Leadership appointments should reflect the racial and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ.


Just as a human body contains different limbs and organs that depend on each other, so members of a Christian society should be close and caring enough to feel each other's pain and delight.


Board trustees Town of Salina, 1990-1991. Committee chairman MESTA, Pryor, 1995-1998. Citizen's advisory committee chairman Mayes County Commissioners, Pryor, 1997-1998.

Member oversight committee Multiple Local Governments, Delaware/Adair County, Oklahoma, 1995-1999. Member Salina (Oklahoma) Board Education, 1995-1998, vice president, 1996-1997, president, 1997-1998. Precinct chairman Democratic Party, Salina, 1996.

Chairman board Northeast Oklahoma Little League, Salina, 1994-1996. Board directors Pryor Senior Citizens, Inc., 1996, Community Development Society, 1995-2003. Committee member Oklahoma Department Commerce, 1994-1996, board governors, Doctor of Optometry Mayor Foundation, since 2003.

Member Oklahoma Floodplain Management Association (certified floodplain manager, secretary committee 1996-1998), American Planners Association, Salina Area Chamber of Chamber (board directors 1996), Phi Theta Kappa, Alpha Chi.


  • Other Interests

    Boating, golf, movies, football.


Married Shirley Joan Cartwright, February 13, 1971. Children: Casey René (deceased), Marion David.

George Washington Stinson

Clara Alevia (Keene) Stinson

Shirley Joan Cartwright

Casey René Stinson (deceased)

Marion David Stinson