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Mark Howard Gilgus, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri 1978, United States Tax Court 1982. Recipient Prayer Breakfast Citation for Distinguished Service to Community Mayor of Kansas City, 1987.


Gilgus, Mark Howard was born on June 20, 1953 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Stanford Rochester Gilgus and Joann Louise (Snofsky) Studna.


Bachelor of Business Administration, University Missouri, 1975. Juris Doctor, University Missouri, 1978.


Tax accountant Arthur Andersen & Company, Kansas City, Missouri, 1978-1980. Associate Stinson, Mag & Fizzell, 1980-1985. Partner Rich, Granoff, Levy & Gee, since 1985.


  • Bar: Missouri 1978, United States Tax Court 1982.


Steering committee Tax Committee Jewish Community Foundation, Kansas City, since 1987. Chairman Kansas City Soviet Jewry Committee, Committee for County Progress, CHAIPAC. Past president Joseph Hartman B'nai B'rith.

Co-chairman Young Lawyers Committee Anti-Defamation League. Vice president Congregation Ohev Sholom, 1981-1983, Rose Brooks Center. Advisory board Urban League.

Vice-chairman Democratic Victory Coalition. Steering committee of tax committee Jewish Community Foundation. Board governors B'nai B'rith District 2.

Active UMKC Danciger Judaic Studies Committee, Jewish Federation Young Leadership Program, B'nai B'rith International Young Leadership Committee. Democratic candidate 46th district Missouri Legislation. Program co-chairman, board directors Heart American Tax Institute.

Board directors Citizens Association, George Washington Carver Neighborhood Center, Jewish Community Relations Bureau, Foster Grandparent Program Greater Kansas City, Missouri Citizen Labor Coalition, Shalom Geriatric Center, Kansas City Association Mental Health, Alumni Board Henry W. Bloch School Business and Public Administration, National Conference Christians and Jews Greater Kansas City. Member American Bar Association, Kansas City Bar Association, Lawyers Association.


Married Melinda Sue Rosser, May 3, 1981 (divorced February 1984).

Stanford Rochester Gilgus Studna

Joann Louise (Snofsky) Studna

Melinda Sue Rosser