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John Bignell Moynihan

John Bignell Moynihan, American Born: New York City, July 25, 1933Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)Labor (including Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Fair Labor Standards Act)Civil rightsCivil litigation, federalretired lawyer. award 1968), Fed.


  • Moynihan, John Bignell was born on July 25, 1933 in New York City. Son of Jerome J. and Stephanie (Bignell) Moynihan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Fordham University, 1955. Juris Doctor, St. John's University, New York City, 1958.


    • Bar: Texas 1961, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1965, United States District Court (western district) Texas 1968, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1973. Sole practice Brownsville, Texas, 1961-1962. Assistant city attorney City of San Antonio, 1962-1963.

      Sole practice, San Antonio, 1963-1965. Estate tax attorney Internal Revenue Service, San Antonio, 1965-1973. District counsel Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, San Antonio, 1973-1979.

      Assistant United State Attorneys Office United States Attorney, San Antonio, 1980-1987, senior litigation counsel, 1987-1994. Sole practice, San Antonio, 1995-1998.


    Chairman reform and renewal committee, San Antonio Roman Catholic Archdiocese, 1968. Served with United States Army, 1958-1960. Lieutenant colonel United States Air Force Reserve (retired), 1986.

    Member San Antonio Bar Association (chairman state and national legislation committee 1972-1973, Meritorious Service award 1968), Federal Bar Association (board directors San Antonio chapter since 1983, president elect 1986, president 1987), Knights of Columbus (president 1967).


    • Married Odilia Marie Jacques, November 13, 1965. Children: Blair, Dana.
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    Born July 25, 1933