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Arthur Joseph Mahon

Arthur Joseph Mahon, American lawyer. Bar: New York, Florida, District of Columbia. Root-Tilden scholar New York University.


Mahon, Arthur J. was born on January 13, 1934 in New York City. Son of Arthur Logan and Mary Agnes (Craine) Mahon.


Manhattan College (Bachelor of Arts, 1955). New York University School of Law (Bachelor of Laws, 1958).


Worked at Donovan Leisure Newton & Irvine. Admitted to the bar, 1958, New York. 1960, United States. Court of Military Appeals.

1963, United States. Supreme Court. 1972, District of Columbia. 1977, United States. Tax Court.

1982, Florida.

Adjunct Professor of Law, Wills, Trusts and Estates, New York University School of Law, 1966-1978. Member: Association of the Bar of the City of New York. New York State Bar Association.

The District of Columbia Bar. The Florida Bar.


Trustee Manhattan College, New York City, 1988-1903, Adrian and Jesse Archbold Charitable Trust, New York City, since 1976, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York City, since 1994, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, since 1998. Member joint board New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York City, 1990-1998. Committee on trust and estate gift plans Rockefeller University, New York City, since 1984.

Board directors United Way International, 1988-1994, Alexandria, Virginia, chairman planned giving and endowments committee Archdiocese, New York City, 1982-1997. Board overseers Cornell Medical College, New York City, since 1986, chairman, 1992-1995, vice chairman, 1990-1991, 96-. Director American Skin Association, New York City, 1989-1900.

Vice president, director Catholic Communal Fund, Archdiocese of New York, since 1997, trustee Inner City Scholarship Fund, since 1998. Served to captain United States Air Force, 1958-1960. Member New York State Bar Association, Bar Association City of New York, Florida Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association.


Married Myra E. Murphy, August 10, 1957 (deceased January 29, 2011). Children: Maura, Madonna, Arthur, Nancy.