McGranery, Regina Clark, 1907-1975

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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)

Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Associated Alumnae of the Sacred Heart. corporateBody
correspondedWith Biddle, Francis, 1886-1968 person
correspondedWith Chapin, Katherine Garrison, 1890-1977 person
correspondedWith Clark, Tom C. (Tom Campbell), 1899-1977 person
associatedWith Democratic Party (U.S.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Dougherty, Denis J. (Denis Joseph), 1865-1951 person
correspondedWith Edwards, India person
correspondedWith Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976 person
associatedWith Girl Scouts of the United States of America. corporateBody
correspondedWith Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972 person
correspondedWith McCormack, John W., 1891-1980 person
associatedWith McGranery family. family
associatedWith McGranery, James P. (James Patrick), 1895-1962. person
correspondedWith O'Boyle, Patrick, 1896-1987 person
correspondedWith O'Byrne, E. M. (Eleanor M.) person
correspondedWith Pryor family family
correspondedWith Pryor, Samuel F. (Samuel Frazier), 1898- person
correspondedWith Reed, Joseph Verner, 1902- person
correspondedWith Reed, Permelia person
correspondedWith Sheen, Fulton J. (Fulton John), 1895-1979 person
correspondedWith Spellman, Francis, 1889-1967 person
associatedWith United States. Commission on Government Security. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Department of Justice. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Department of Justice. Office of the Attorney General. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. District Court (Pennsylvania : Eastern District) corporateBody
correspondedWith Vallely, James J. person
associatedWith Woman's National Democratic Club (U.S.) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Philadelphia (Pa.)
United States
Civil rights--United States
Subversive activities--United States
Naturalization--United States
Women--Political activity
New Deal, 1933-1939
Allegiance--United States
Practice of law--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Girl Scouts
Laity--Catholic Church
Labor unions--Political activity--United States
Practice of law--Washington (D.C.)
Internal security--United States
Representatives, U.S. Congress--Pennsylvania
Cabinet officers


Birth 1907-10-27

Death 1975-09-09



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