McGranery, James P. (James Patrick), 1895-1962

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1895-07-08
Death 1962-12-23
English

Biographical notes:

James Patrick McGranery, U.S. attorney general, district court judge, and representative from Pennysylvania; and Regina Clark McGranery, lawyer.

From the description of James P. McGranery and Regina Clark McGranery papers, 1909-1975 (bulk 1943-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981182

Biographical Note

James P. McGranery

  • 1895, July 8: Born, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 1928: LL.B., Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 1937 - 1943 : U.S. representative, Second District, Pa.
  • 1939: Married Regina Clark
  • 1943 - 1946 : Assistant to U.S. attorney general
  • 1946 - 1952 : Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pa.
  • 1950: Awarded decoration of Knight Commander, Order of Saint Gregory the Great
  • 1951: Honored with conferment of Private Chamberlain of the Cape and Sword
  • 1952: Invested as knight in the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
  • 1952 - 1953 : Attorney general of the United States
  • 1953 - 1962 : Partner in private law practice with wife
  • 1954: Received Ancient Order of Hibernians' Award of Honor as most distinguished Catholic layman
  • 1955 - 1957 : Member, U.S. Commission on Government Security
  • 1962, Dec. 23: Died, Palm Beach, Fla.

Regina Clark McGranery

  • 1907, Oct. 27: Born, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 1928: Graduated, Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart, Purchase, N.Y.
  • 1933: Received law degree, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 1934 - 1945 : Member, Council of the Girl Scouts of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 1934 - circa 1935 : Faculty member, Villanova University, Villanova, Pa.
  • 1935 - 1938 : Treasurer, Philadelphia Girl Scout Council, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 1936 - 1939 : Deputy attorney general of Pennsylvania
  • 1939: Married James P. McGranery
  • 1940s: Member, National Speakers Committee of Democratic National Committee
  • 1950s - 1960s : Chairwoman of membership committee and member of board of governors, Woman's National Democratic Club, Washington, D.C.
  • 1953 - 1962 : Partner in private law practice with husband until his death
  • 1962 - 1975 : Continued private law practice
  • 1975, Sept. 9: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the James P. McGranery and Regina Clark McGranery, 1909-1975, (bulk 1943-1975), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Laity--Catholic Church
  • Internal security--United States
  • Labor unions--Political activity--United States
  • Courts--Pennsylvania
  • Women--Political activity
  • Allegiance--United States
  • Practice of law--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
  • Racketeering
  • New Deal, 1933-1939
  • Labor unions--Political activity
  • Naturalization
  • Practice of law
  • Practice of law--Washington (D.C.)
  • Internal security
  • Espionage
  • Naturalization--United States
  • Subversive activities
  • Courts
  • Civil rights--United States
  • Allegiance
  • Girl Scouts
  • Subversive activities--United States
  • Civil rights

Occupations:

  • Cabinet officers
  • Jurists
  • Representatives, U.S. Congress--Pennsylvania

Places:

  • Philadelphia (Pa.) (as recorded)
  • Philadelphia (Pa.) (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania--Philadelphia (as recorded)