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John Sherman McLaughlin

John Sherman McLaughlin, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1958, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967.


  • McLaughlin, John Sherman was born on April 1, 1932 in Pittsburgh. Son of John H. and Dorothy I. (Schrecongost) McLaughlin.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard University, 1954. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1957.


    • Associate Reed, Smith, Shaw & McClay, Pittsburgh, 1957-1971, partner, 1971—2002, of counsel, since 2002.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1958, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967.


    Trustee Harmarville Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 1980-1987. President, trustee Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, since 1985. President Pennsylvania National Guard Association, 1976-1978.

    Justice of peace Borough of Edgewood, 1963-1973. Trustee Winchester Thurston School, 1987-2002. Life trustee Carnegie Library. of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, since 1994, Carnegie Museum Art, since 1997.

    Director Pittsburgh Symphony, 1985-1995, Scotch Irish Society United States of America. Lieutenant colonel Air National Guard, 1957-1979. Member of American College Trust and Estate Counsel, American Law Institute, Duquesne Club.


    • Married Suzanne Shaver, June 5, 1971. Children: Dorothy, Sarah, Martha.
    • father: John H. McLaughlin
    • mother: Dorothy I. (Schrecongost) McLaughlin
    • spouse: Suzanne Shaver
    • children: Dorothy McLaughlin
    • Sarah McLaughlin
    • Martha McLaughlin
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    Born April 1, 1932