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Stephen Milton Shewmaker, American Judge. Bar: Kentucky 1974, United States District Court (eastern district) Kentucky 1974. First lieutenant United States Army, 1971-1979. Member Kentucky Bar Association, Boyle County Bar Association, Kentucky Circuit Judges' Association, Rotary International (board directors 1986-1987).

Background

Shewmaker, Stephen Milton was born on September 12, 1949 in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, United States. Son of John B. and Margaret (Bisset) Shewmaker.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Florida Southern College, 1971; Juris Doctor, U. Kentucky, 1974.

Career

Clerk, attorney, Department Labor, Special Fund, Frankfort, Kentucky, 1973-1974; partner, Clay, Hudson & Shewmaker, Danville, Kentucky, 1975-1980; partner, Clay & Shewmaker, Danville, 1980; attorney, United States Attorney' General’ s Office, Lexington, Kentucky, 1980-1982; private practice law, Danville, 1982-1983; circuit judge, 50th Judicial Circuit Commonwealth of Kentucky, Danville, since 1983. City attorney Junction City, Kentucky, 1978-1980.

Achievements

  • Bar: Kentucky 1974, United States District Court (eastern district) Kentucky 1974.

Membership

First lieutenant United States Army, 1971-1979. Member Kentucky Bar Association, Boyle County Bar Association, Kentucky Circuit Judges' Association, Rotary International (board directors 1986-1987).

Connections

Married Vivian Gayle Spears, May 6, 1978. Children: Zachary Spears, Lennie Spears.

father:
John B. Shewmaker

mother:
Margaret (Bisset) Shewmaker

spouse:
Vivian Gayle Spears

children:
Zachary Spears Shewmaker

Lennie Spears Shewmaker