Thomas R. Docking Lieutenant governor State of Kansas

Thomas R. Docking Lieutenant governor State of Kansas Wichita


Stock #: 250973
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Wichita
State: Kansas (KS)
County: Sedgwick
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Thomas R. Docking is the forty-first Lieutenant Governor of the State of Kansas. Hew as elected with Governor John Carlin on November 2, 1982, and was sworn into office on January 10, 1983. A fourth generation native Kansan, Thomas R. Docking was born in Lawrence, Kansas, on August 10, 1954. He is the grandson of George Docking, who was governor from 1957-1961 and the son of Rober tDocking, also a former governor, 1967-1975. Tom Docking attended Pershing Grade School in Arkansas City, Landon Junior High in Topeka, and was graduated from Topeka West High School in 1972. He received his bachelor's degree in economics and political science from the University of Kansas in 1976. He spent on semester at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Mr. Docking received a master of business administration degree and juis doctorate from the University of Kansas in 19890. He was the recipient of the Carl T. Smith Scholarship in the School of Law, the Emil Dade Scholarship, and the Solon Summerfield Scholarship in the School of Business. He was elected to the honor society of Pi Sigma Alpha and the honorary scholastic society of Beta Gamma Sigma. Tom Docking is a member of Beta Theta Pi. The Lieutenant Governor is a practicing attorney in Wichita, where he resides with his wife, Jill Sadowsky Docking, and their son, Brian