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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)


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