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Samuel David Trusty, American lawyer.


Trusty, Samuel David was born on December 12, 1913 in Louisville. Son of Samuel L. and Dorothy (Lemmon) Trusty.


Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Missouri, 1935, Doctor of Laws, 1938.


Admitted to Missouri bar, 1938, also United States Treasury Department, Interstate Commerce Commission. Member firm Trusty, Pugh & Trusty, 1938-1941. Special assistant to district attorney for District of Columbia, 1941.

Special attorney OPA, Washington, 1941. Member firm Popham, Thompson, Popham, Trusty & Conway, and predecessor, Kansas City, 1946-1968.


Member Appellate Judicial Commission State Missouri, 1962-1968. Member corporate board Young Men’s Christian Association, Kansas City. Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945.

Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member American Judicature Society, American, Federal, Missouri, Kansas City (president) bar associations, Chancery, Lawyers Association, Reserve Officers Association Delta Phi, Sigma Chi, Sigma Gamma Epsilon, Chi Chi Chi. Clubs: Kansas City, Mission Hills Country (Kansas City, Kansas City Missouri.


Married Jean Lois Murray, December 22, 1938. Children: David Michael, Jean Murray, Scott Townsend, Ann Wilson.

Samuel L. Trusty

Dorothy (Lemmon) Trusty

Jean Lois Murray

David Michael Trusty

Jean Murray Trusty

Scott Townsend Trusty

Ann Wilson Trusty