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William D. Benton – 2011

William D. Benton – 2011

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Rev. 112012 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2011 U.S.C. app.  101-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Benton, William Court Organization U.S. Court Appeals, 8th Cir Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination Date Initial [{] Annual Sb. Amended Report Fmal Date Report 05/2/2012 Reporting Period 01/01/2011 12/31/2011 Title (Article Ill judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) Circuit Judge (active) Chambers Office Address 
U.S. Courthouse 
400 9th St. 
Kansas City 64106 
 
IMPORT ANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Insert signature last page. POSITI NS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Director Freedoms Frontier National Heritage Area 
 
 
 
II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable agreements.) 
 
PARTIES AND TERMS 
 
 
 
 
III. N-INVESTMENT INC ME. (Reporting individ11af and spouse; see pp. 17-24 filing instr11ctions.) Filers Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
 SOURCE AND TYPE INCOME 
(yours, not spouses) 2011 State Missouri -judicial retirement $63,586.72 Spouses Non-Investment Income -If yo11 were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except for honorana.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
SOURCE AND TYPE 
 
 
IV. REIMBURSEMENTS --transportation, lodging, food, entertainment. 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing in;tructions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) 
SOURCE DATES LOCATION PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED 	Vanderbilt University Law Oct. 25-27, 2011 Nashville CLE (teach) seminar transportation, meals and hotel School -Hartman Tax Forum 	 
Amencan Legion Sep. 24-25, 2011 Indianapolis meeting civic transportation, meals and hotel organization 	 
Rotary International May 19-21, 2011 New Orleans meeting civic transportation, meals and hotel organization 
 
 
Brooklyn Law School Apr. 1-7, 2011 New York 	moot court -teach law transportation, meals and hotel school Pepperdine Law School Mar. 16-20, 2011 Malibu teach Federal Clerkship transportation, meals and hotel Institute GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.) [{] NONE (No reportable gifts.) SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE 
 
 
VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) CREDITOR DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 
 
 
 
 
Name Person Reporting 
05/2/2012 
Benton, William 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions r1nc111des those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.; NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(includmg trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
 
(I) (2) (I) (I) (2) (4) 
Place (X) after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
exempt from prior disclosure Code div., rent, Code2 Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code2 Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code3 redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private 
 
transaction) 
Equifax Inc. common stock Dividend Sold 02/15/11 (part) common stock Dividend Federated Clover Value Fund Dividend 
Oppenheimer Main Street Fund Dividend Income Gam Codes: 41,000 less =$1,001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5,000 D=$5.001-$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000 
(See Columns and 04) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000 =$1,000,001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000 
(See Columns and D3) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500,00I -$1,000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000,000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000,001 -$50.000,000 =More than $50.000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(See Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
 
Name Person Reporting 
05/2/2012 
Benton, William 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (lnc/11des those ofspo11se and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
 
(I) (2) (I) (3) (4) 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
Place (X) after each asset 
Code 
exempt from prior disclosure 
div., rent, Code2 Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int (J-P) Code3 redemption) (A-H) (if private 
(Q-W) transaction) Income Gam Codes =$1.000 less 8=$1,001-$2.500 =$2.501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50.000 
(See Columns and D4) =$50.001  00.000 =$!00.001  $1.000.000 =$1,000,001  $5,000,000 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes J=$15.000 less K=$15.001 -$50.000 L=$50.001-$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000 
(SeeColumns and D3) =$250.001 -$500.000 0=$500,001 -$1,000.000 =$1,000.001 -$5,000,000 =$5.000,001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.00 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment T=Cash Market 
(See Column C2) U=Book Value V=Othcr W=Estimated 
 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, va1ue, transactions (1nc111des those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period ofreporting period 
 
(2) 
(I) (I) 
(3) 
(4) 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity exempt from prior disclosure Place (X) after each asset Code div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) 	Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private (Q-W) transaction) Income Gam Codes =$1.000 less =$1,001 -$2.500 =$2,501 -$5,000 0=$5,001-$15.000 =$15,00 -$50,000 
(See Columns and 04) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5.000.000 112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less 415.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 4100.001 -$250.000 
(Sec Columns and 03) 4250.00 -$500.000 =$500,001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5,000,000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25 .000.00 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value V=Othcr W=Est1matcd 
 
 
 
 
 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lntlicate partofreport.) 
The Vanguard Aggressive Growth Portfolio, listed line Part VII, invests two stock funds: (I) Vanguard Institutional Total Stock Market Index Fund (70%), and Vanguard Total Intematonal Stock Index Fund (30%). This allocation made the MOST plan, not me. 
The Vanguard Interest Accumulation Portfolio, listed line Part VII, directs all its assets into Vanguard Short Term Reserves Account, which, tum, invests (I) Vanguard Prime Money Market Fund, and (2) funding agreements issued one more insurance companies, and other financial inshtutions. This allocation made the MOST plan, not me, and not know any specifics item (2). 
 
 
 
Name Person Reporting 
051212012 
Benton, William 
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining sponse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
Signature: William Benton 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544