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Thomason, John Burris

JEROME—Long-time resident of Jerome, Idaho, John Burris (J.B.) Thomason, 91, died of natural causes at home surrounded by his family and friends. J.B. was born & raised in the Sugar Loaf area of Jerome where his family homesteaded. He met his true love, Nancy Thomason in Seattle, Washington. They were married and moved to the Sugar Loaf area where they farmed and raised their family; John C. Thomason, Jeff C. Thomason, Kenneth D. Thomason, Roberta R. Davis & Jennifer M. Hunter. He enjoyed waterskiing, fishing and later gardening when he wasn’t working in the fields. He taught his skills and hobbies to his children and grandchildren. John loved his family.
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Del. State Chamber Honors John Burris With Gilman Bowl Award

Milford native, businessman, former state lawmaker and former President of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce John Burris has received the Chamber’s Marvin S. Gilman Bowl. Burris was recognized at the State Chamber’s Superstars in Business luncheon Wednesday. The Gilman Bowl recognizes achievements in small business leadership. Burris was vice-president...
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John Burris awarded Delaware chamber’s Gilman Bowl

WILMINGTON — Honoring his decades of service to Delaware’s businesses and the way the state does its business, John M. Burris was awarded the prestigious 13th Gilman Bowl during the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s annual Superstars in Business award ceremony on Wednesday. Burris, who could not attend the luncheon...
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John Burris on the indictment of two Stockton cops for viciously beating Devin Carter, 17

John Burris, the prominent civil rights attorney who represented Rodney King, held a press conference on the San Joaquin County Superior Court House steps directly following San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar’s Sept. 17 announcement that the grand jury has indicted Michael Stiles and Omar Villapudua, two former Stockton Police Department officers, with felony counts of assault by a public officer (149 PC) and assault of Devin Carter, a then 17-year-old high school student, with force likely to cause great bodily injury (245(a)(4) PC) as well as great bodily injury enhancements.