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trust officer

Richard Carl Spong, trust officer. Member, president Joplin R-VIII Board Education, 1976-1987, Freemand Foundation, Joplin, 1985-1989, Joplin Family Young Men’s Christian Association, 1977-1986. Member Rotary (president 1997-1998), Twin Hills Golf and Country Club.

Background

Spong, Richard Carl was born on September 23, 1942 in Great Bend, Kansas, United States. Son of Lester R. and Gladys M. (Carlson) Spong.

Education

Bachelor, Ottawa University, 1964. Juris Doctor, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1969.

Career

Social worker Wichita Social Service, 1965-1966, Kansas City (Kansas) Social Service, 1966-1967. With development department Ottawa (Kansas) University, 1969-1970. Trust officer Commerce Bank, Kansas City, Missouri, 1970-1972, Mercantile Bank, Joplin, since 1972.

Member trust management council Mercantile Bank, 1996-1997.

Membership

Member, president Joplin R-VIII Board Education, 1976-1987, Freemand Foundation, Joplin, 1985-1989, Joplin Family Young Men’s Christian Association, 1977-1986. Member Rotary (president 1997-1998), Twin Hills Golf and Country Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Basketball, skiing, golf, jogging, canoeing.

Connections

Married LaVerne M. Hiebert, April 10, 1966. Children: Cheryl L. Spong Hampton, Kay D. Spong Lozano.

father:
Lester R. Spong

mother:
Gladys M. (Carlson) Spong

spouse:
LaVerne M. Hiebert

children:
Cheryl L. Spong Hampton Spong

Kay D. Spong Lozano Spong