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William D Benton Financial Disclosure Report for 2006

William D Benton Financial Disclosure Report for 2006

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Date Created:September 13, 2007

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Government Act 197
Rev. 112007 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2006 U.S.C. app.  101-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Benton, William Court Organization U.S. Court Appeals, 8th Cir Date Report 05/02/2007 Title (Article III judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) Circuit Judge (active)  Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination, Date Initial  Annual Final Reporting Period 01/01/2006 12/31/2006  
Sb. Amended Report Chambers Office Address U.S. Courthouse 400 9th St. Kansas City 64106 the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date  

IMPORTANT NOTES: The i11structio11s accompa11yi11g this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have 110 reportable i11formatio11. Sign 011 last page. POSITIONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Adjunct Professor Westminster College Adjunct Professor University Missouri School Law 

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JJ, AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 instructions.)  CJ}> '11 -.. -P.  ..-,  NONE (No reportable agreements.) 1""11  

 PARTIES AND TERMS 2004 Judicial retirement, State Missouri. vested and will receive, beginning 2010, one-half the compensation effect 2004. 

Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
05/02/2007
Benton, William 
III. N-INVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE INCOME 
(yours, not spouse's) 2006 Westminster College -teaching 6,340 Spouse's Non-Investment Income -If you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) SOURCE AND TYPE 2006 School District Jefferson City -sala1y 

IV, REIMBURSEMENTS --transportation, lodging,footl, entertainment. (Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 25-27 instructions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) SOURCE DESCRIPTION University Cincinnati Law School Apr 7-9 -Cincinnati Ohio -moot court (transportation, meals and hotel) 
American Legion Nov 3-5 -Indianapolis -state oratorical chairs' conference (transportation, meals and hotel) 

Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
0510212007
Benton, William GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 28-31 instructions.) 
[Kl NONE (No reportable gifts.) 
SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE 
VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 32-33 instructions.) NONE (No reportable liabilities.) 

DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE Margin account balance 

Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
05/02/2007
Benton, William 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-60 filing instmctions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
(2) (2) 
(5) ALX common stock part sale 
116 Dividend common stock Dividend 	Northeast Independent School District 
saleInterest 
211 
bond 	Federated American Leaders Fund Dividend 	Oppenheimer Main Street Fund 
Dividend 	Wells Fargo Small Cap Fund 
Dividend 
(Montgomery formerly) Bankcorp common stock Dividend 	MOST 529 plan fund Dividend 	Missouri state 457 deferred compensation None 
plan 
10. 	AIG American General universal life policy Interest 	IRA# Int./Div. 
12. ALX common stock 

13. 	-Hewlett Packard common stock 

14. 	
-Evergreen Money Market fund 

15. 	
-First Trust Missouri Equity Growth Ser cash 

16. 	
IRA#2 

Int./Div. 
17. ALX common stock 
Description Assets 
Income during 
Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) 
reporting period 
reporting period 
(2) 
(I)
{I) 
(I) 
(3) 
(4) 
Amount 
Type (e.g. 
Value 
Value exempt from prior disclosure 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Code 
div., rent, Code Method 
(A-H) int.) 
Code (Q-W) 
(J-P) 
Type (e.g. buy, sell, redemption) Date Month-Day 
Identity Code Value Gain buyer/sellerCode (if private transaction) 
(J-P) (A-H) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001  $2,500 =$2,501-$5,000  D=$5,00I -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and 04)  F=$50,00 -$I 00,000  G=$100,00I -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000  112 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less  K=$15,001 -$50,000  L=$50,00I -$100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250,00 -$500,000  0=$500,001. $1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 Value Method Codes =$25,000,00 -$50,000,000 =Cost (Real Estate Only) =More than $50,000,000 =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Appraisal =Other =Assessment  
U=Book Value  W=Estimated  

Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
05/02/2007
Benton, William 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions (Includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-60 filing instructions.)
NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets 
(including trust assets) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
exempt from prior disclosure  
Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
reporting period  reporting period  
(I)  (2)  (1)  (2)  (!)  (2)  (3)  (4)  (5)  
Amount  Type (e.g.  Value  Value  Type (e.g.  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  Month- Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  Day  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction)  

18. -Wa!Mart common stock  
19. -Hewlett Packard common stock  
20. -Federated American Leaders fund  
21. -Evergreen Money Market fund  
22. -First Trust Missouri Equity Growth Ser cash  
23. Charter Communications common stock  None  sale  6/13  
24. Paso Corp. common stock  Dividend  sale  1/6  
25. IMAX Corp. common stock  None  
26. Alcatel-Lucent ADR (formerlyLucentTechnologies) common stock  Dividend  
27. Pfizer Inc. common stock  Dividend  
28. Sensient Technologies common stock  Dividend  sale  6113  
29. Sirius Satellie Radio Inc. common stock  None  
30. Blackrock (formerly Merrill Lynch) Global Allocation Fund  Dividend  
31. Comtech Telecommunications Corp New common stock  None  bought  1/6 Inco Gain Codes: =$l,OOO less =$l,001-$2,500 =$2,50 -$5,000 =$5,00l -$15,000  E=$l5,00l -$50,000  
(See Columns and D4)  F=$50,00l -$l00,000 =$l00,00l -$l,OOO,OOO =$l,000,00l -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes 5,000 less  K=$l5,00l -$50,000 =$50,00l -$100,000 00,00 -$250,000  
(See Columns and D3) =$250,00 -$500,000 =$500,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,00l -$5,000,000 =$5,000,00l -$25,000,000 Value Method Codes =$25,000,00 -$50,000,000 =Co (Real Esta Only) =More tha $50,000,000 =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Appraisal =Other ssessmen ""Boo Value =Estima ted  

Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
Benton, William 
05/02/2007 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicate partofReporl) 
Part III receive income from University Missouri School Law. 

Date Report 
Benton, William 
05/02/2007 
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse 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 of5 U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353 and Judicial Conference regulations. 
Signature 
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FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL 
AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 

FILING INSTRUCTIONS 
Mail signed original and additional copies to: 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544