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

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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)

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 family. family
associatedWith McGranery, Regina Clark, 1907-1975. person
correspondedWith O'Boyle, Patrick, 1896-1987 person
correspondedWith O'Byrne, E. M. (Eleanor M.) person
correspondedWith Pryor family family
correspondedWith Pryor family family
correspondedWith Pryor, Samuel F. (Samuel Frazier), b. 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. Dept. of Justice. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Dept. 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.)
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
United States
Laity--Catholic Church
Internal security--United States
Labor unions--Political activity--United States
Women--Political activity
Allegiance--United States
Practice of law--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
New Deal, 1933-1939
Labor unions--Political activity
Practice of law
Practice of law--Washington (D.C.)
Internal security
Naturalization--United States
Subversive activities
Civil rights--United States
Girl Scouts
Subversive activities--United States
Civil rights
Cabinet officers
Representatives, U.S. Congress--Pennsylvania


Birth 1895-07-08

Death 1962-12-23




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