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John Allen Markey

John Allen Markey, American judge, former mayor. Bar: Massachusetts 1967, United States District Court Columbia 1966, United States District Court Massachusetts 1970, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970, United States Court Claims 1970, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1971, United States Court Military Appeals 1971.

Background

  • Markey, John Allen was born on December 3, 1934 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Stephen Allen and Elizabeth (Allen) Markey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Stonehill College, 1958. Juris Doctor, Howard University, 1965. Master in Public Service (honorary), Southeastern Massachusetts University, 1980.

    Career

    • Vice president, general manager Catholic Travel Office, Washington, 1958-1960. Management specialist OnBoard Metropolitan Inc.-Hodgson Travel Service, New Bedford, 1966-1967. Private practice law, 1967-1969, 70-71.

      Mayor City of New Bedford, 1972-1982. Judge Trial Court United States District Court Massachusetts, since 1982. Now presiding justice Trial Court 3d District Court New Bedford, 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Massachusetts 1967, United States District Court Columbia 1966, United States District Court Massachusetts 1970, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970, United States Court Claims 1970, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1971, United States Court Military Appeals 1971.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Connections

    • Married Carol Ann Tweedie, June 27, 1959. Children: John A., Carol Ann, Christopher, Jennifer.
    • father: Stephen Allen Markey
    • mother: Elizabeth (Allen) Markey
    • spouse: Carol Ann Tweedie
    • children: John A. Markey
    • Carol Ann Markey
    • Christopher Markey
    • Jennifer Markey
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