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Philip Clarence McGahey,

Philip Clarence McGahey,, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1954, United States Supreme Court 1960, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1960. Chairman Tarrant County Democratic Convention, Fort Worth, 1970; member Arlington School Board, 1975—1979; president Arlington Boys Clubs, 1963—1965; Member of Arlington Bar Association (past president), Tarrant County Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, Arlington Kiwanis Club (board directors).

Background

  • McGahey,, Philip Clarence was born on July 26, 1929 in Amarillo, Texas, United States. Son of Philip Clarence and Bonnie (Miller) McGahey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Hardin-Simmons University, 1952. BBM, Hardin-Simmons University, 1952. Juris Doctor, University Texas, Austin, 1955.

    Career

    • Assistant district attorney, Tarrant County, Texas, 1955—1956. Assistant United States attorney Northern District Texas, Fort Worth, 1956—1960. Private practice Arlington, from 1960.

      Lieutenant Commander United States Navy, 1949-1951.

    Politics

    Capital punishment be administered only when the pursuit of truth and justice result in clear and overwhelming evidence of guilt.

    Religion

    All who truly seek God are both competent and called to develop in that relationship and share it with others.

    Views

    All Christians need to be familiar with the Bible, that contains a wide variety of literature, including history, law, poetry, gospels, letters, polemic, stories and apocalyptic visions, and try to immerse themselves in it.

    Membership

    Chairman Tarrant County Democratic Convention, Fort Worth, 1970. Member Arlington School Board, 1975—1979. President Arlington Boys Clubs, 1963—1965.

    Member of Arlington Bar Association (past president), Tarrant County Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, Arlington Kiwanis Club (board directors).

    Connections

    • Married Marshalyn Roach McGahey, December 21, 1952. Children: Michael, Patrick, LynnDee.
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    Born July 26, 1929
    Died September 14, 2003
    (aged 74)