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Name: Sidney R. Thomas

Date of Birth: January 8, 1963

Place of Birth: Dodge City, Kansas

Date of Taking Office: January 12, 2015

City of Residence: Dodge City, Kansas

Family: Married to Diane; six children (Lizeth, Luke, Jacob, Amelia, Josiah and Seth)

Education:

B.S. Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, 1986
B.S. Political Science, Kansas State University, 1986
J.D. University of Kansas School of Law 1989

Career History:

Summer Intern for Gray County Attorney, Curtis E. Campbell, 1988
Federal Court Clerk, Judge Patrick F. Kelly, 1989-1991
Associate with Kahrs, Nelson, Fanning, Hite, and Kellogg, 1991-1992
Management and Transition Planning, Family Farm, 1992-2005
Assistant Finney County Attorney, 2005-2008
Staff Attorney, Saint Francis Community Services, 2008-2014
District Court Judge, 2015-Present