Sirica, John J.

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1904
Death 1992
English

Biographical notes:

Jurist and lawyer. Born 1904; died 1992.

From the description of Papers of John J. Sirica, 1932-1986 (bulk 1957-1986). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71072513

Judge and lawyer; full name: John Joseph Sirica; b. 1904; d. 1992.

From the description of Papers, 1932-1986 (bulk 1957-1986). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31605138

Biographical Note

  • 1904, 19 Mar.: Born, Waterbury, Conn.
  • 1926: LL.B., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
  • 1926 - 1930 : Private legal practice, Washington, D.C.
  • 1930 - 1934 : Assistant United States attorney for the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C.
  • 1934 - 1944 : Private legal practice, Washington, D.C.
  • 1944: General counsel, Select Committee to Investigate the Federal Communications Commission, United States House of Representatives
  • 1949 - 1957 : Member, law firm of Hogan and Hartson, Washington, D.C.
  • 1952: Married Lucile M. Camalier
  • 1957 - 1986 : Judge, United States District Court for the District of Columbia; chief judge, 1971-1974; senior judge, 1977-1986
  • 1973: Named Time magazine's man of the year Awarded American Judges Association's award of merit
  • 1979: Published To Set the Record Straight: The Break-in, the Tapes, the Conspirators, the Pardon (New York: W. W. Norton. 394 pp.)
  • 1992, 14 Aug.: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the John J. Sirica Papers, 1932-1986, (bulk 1957-1986), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Watergate Affair, 1972-1974
  • Civil rights
  • Practice of law--Washington (D.C.)
  • Antitrust law
  • Constitutional law
  • District courts--Washington (D.C.)
  • Trials (murder)
  • Governmental investigations
  • Practice of law
  • Administrative law
  • District courts
  • Watergate Trial, Washington, D.C., 1973

Occupations:

  • Jurists
  • Lawyers
  • Judges--Washington (D.C.)
  • Lawyers--Washington (D.C.)

Places:

  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)