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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, Iowa, United States. 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, Ottumwa, 1960-1965;judge, Iowa District Court 8th Judicial District, 1965-1978;associate justice, Iowa Supreme Court, Des Moines, 1978-1987;chief justice, Iowa Supreme Court, Des Moines, since 1987.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: golf.

Connections

Married Mary Joan McGiverin, April 20, 1951. Children: Teresa, Thomas, Bruce, Nancy.