Finerty, John Frederick, 1885-1967

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED The Robert Marshall Civil Liberties Trust was founded in 1943 for the purposes of preserving and safeguarding the cause of civil liberties.

From the guide to the John F. Finerty Papers, 1943-1966., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, )

John Finerty (1885-1967) was born in Chicago and educated at Northwestern University. He was an attorney for railroad companies in the Midwest, and assistant general counsel and special counsel for the U. S. Railroad Administration. After 1927, and beginning with the Sacco-Vanzetti case, he was involved in many civil liberties cases. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the American Civil Liberties Union and of the Workers Defense League.

From the guide to the John Finerty papers, 1910-1961, (Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries)

The Robert Marshall Civil Liberties Trust was founded in 1943 for the purposes of preserving and safeguarding the cause of civil liberties.

From the description of John F. Finerty papers, 1943-1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 495526565

American attorney specializing in railroad law; defender of unpopular causes including Sacco and Vanzetti in 1927 and Julius and Ethel Rosenberg in 1953.

From the description of Irish papers, 1919-1966, bulk 1921-1927. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68304300

From the description of Irish papers, 1919-1966, bulk 1921-1927. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364929

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referencedIn Billings, Warren K., 1893-1972. Papers of Warren K. Billings, 1899-1973 (bulk 1920-1939). Library of Congress
creatorOf Finerty, John Frederick, 1885-1967. Is the Mooney case closed? [sound recording]. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Finerty, John F., 1885-. Irish papers, 1919-1966, bulk 1921-1927. University of Michigan
creatorOf Finerty, John F., 1885-1967. John F. Finerty papers, 1943-1966. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Warren K. Billings Papers, 1899-1973, (bulk 1920-1939) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf John F. Finerty Papers, 1943-1966. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Finerty, John F., 1885- . Irish papers, 1919-1966, bulk 1921-1927. University of Michigan
creatorOf John Finerty papers, 1910-1961 Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries
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associatedWith Aiken, Frank, 1898- . person
associatedWith American Association for the Recognition of the Irish Republic. corporateBody
associatedWith American Civil Liberties Union. corporateBody
associatedWith Asch, David L. person
associatedWith Barton, Robert Childers, 1881-1975. person
associatedWith Begley, Joseph. person
correspondedWith Billings, Warren K., 1893-1972. person
associatedWith Boland, Edmund K. person
associatedWith Boland, Frederick Henry, 1904- . person
associatedWith Boland, Kevin, 1918-. person
associatedWith Briscoe, Robert, 1894-1969. person
associatedWith Childers, Erskine Hamilton, 1905-1974. person
associatedWith Childers, Mary Alden (Osgood). person
associatedWith Commission of Inquiry into the Charges Made Against Leon Trotsky in the Moscow Trials, New York, 1937. corporateBody
associatedWith Conboy, Martin, 1878-1944. person
associatedWith Connaughton, Thomas C. person
associatedWith De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975. person
associatedWith Ennis, Roisin. person
associatedWith Farnsworth, John S. person
associatedWith Greenleaf, George R. person
associatedWith Harrigan, John F. person
associatedWith Healy, Matthew Garth. person
associatedWith Hearne, John J., 1893-1969. person
associatedWith Horgan, Francis J. person
associatedWith Hughes, John Larkin. person
associatedWith Kelly, John Eoghan, 1893- . person
associatedWith La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1895-1953. person
associatedWith Leary, Catherine M. (Flanagan). person
associatedWith Lemass, Sean. person
associatedWith Lyndon, William P. person
associatedWith Lyons, Thomas W., of Washington, D.C. person
associatedWith MacSwiney, Mary, 1872-1942. person
associatedWith McLeod, Scott, 1914-1961. person
associatedWith Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942 person
associatedWith O'Brien, Michael, of New York City. person
associatedWith O'Ceallaigh, Sean T., 1882-1966. person
associatedWith O'Flaherty, Daniel C. person
associatedWith O'Kelly, John Joseph, 1872- . person
associatedWith O'Mara, Stephen. person
associatedWith Proud, Ernest W. person
associatedWith Robert Marshall Civil Liberties Trust. corporateBody
associatedWith Rosenberg, Ethel, 1915-1953 person
associatedWith Rosenberg, Julius, 1918-1953 person
associatedWith Russell, Charles Edward, 1860-1941. person
associatedWith Sacco, Nicola, 1891-1927 person
associatedWith Ua Ceallaigh, Seán, 1872-1957. person
associatedWith Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 1888-1927 person
associatedWith Waller, Odell person
associatedWith Walsh, Frank Patrick, 1864-1939. person
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United States
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Civil rights--United States--Societies, etc
Civil rights--Societies, etc
Civil rights--United States
Lawyers--United States
Civil rights--Cases
Civil rights
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Birth 1885

Death 1967

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