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Joseph Francis Finnegan

Joseph Francis Finnegan, American government official. Recipient St. John Francis Regis award, U. San Francisco, Berlin award, College, Holy Cross, 1957; Return Novarum award St. Peters College, 1959.


  • Finnegan, Joseph Francis was born on September 12, 1904 in North Adams, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Dennis J. and Elizabeth (Flanagan) Finnegan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1928. Bachelor of Laws, Fordham University, 1931.


    • Admitted to New York bar, 1931. Assistant United State Attorneys, Southern District of New York, 1931-1934. Member Lauterstein, Spiller, Bergerman & Dannett, 1934-1948.

      Private practice law, New York City, 1948-1955. Director Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, 1955-1961. Chairman New York State Board Mediation, since 1961.


    Served as major Air Transport Command, United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, assistant chief military personnel. Member Association Bar City of New York, Federal, American bar associations, Association Bar District of Columbia, Catholic Lawyers Guild, Phi Kappa Sigma. Club: New York Athletic.


    • Married Maurine C. Schooler, November 14, 1947.
    • father: Dennis J. Finnegan
    • mother: Elizabeth (Flanagan) Finnegan
    • spouse: Maurine C. Schooler
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    Died February 12, 1964
    (aged 59)