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Arthur A. McGiverin

Arthur A. McGiverin, former state supreme court chief justice. Bar: Iowa 1956. Member Iowa Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education, 1975. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1946-1948, 51-53. Member Iowa State Bar Association, American Law Institute.

Background

  • McGiverin, Arthur A. was born on November 10, 1928 in Iowa City. Son of Joseph J. and Mary B. McGiverin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with high honors, University Iowa, 1951. Juris Doctor, University Iowa, 1956.

    Career

    • Private practice law, Ottumwa, Iowa, 1956. Alternate municipal judge, 1960-1965. Judge Iowa District Court 8th Judicial District, 1965-1978.

      Associate justice Iowa Supreme Court, Des Moines, 1978-1987, chief justice, 1987-2000, senior judge, since 2000.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Iowa 1956.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Iowa Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education, 1975. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1946-1948, 51-53. Member Iowa State Bar Association, American Law Institute.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Joan McGiverin, April 20, 1951. Children: Teresa, Thomas, Bruce, Nancy.
    • father: Joseph J.
    • mother: Mary B. McGiverin
    • spouse: Mary Joan McGiverin
    • children: Teresa McGiverin
    • Thomas McGiverin
    • Bruce McGiverin
    • Nancy McGiverin
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    Born November 10, 1928
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