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Francis X. Downey Edit Profile

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Francis X. Downey, American lawyer. Served as Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945.; Member American, New York Company bar associations, Association Bar City of New York; Club: University.

Background

Downey, Francis X. was born on March 2, 1902 in New York City. Son of Anthony J. and Jane (McMullen) Downey.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Fordham University, 1924. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1927.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1927. Law clerk to Justice Stone, Washington, 1927-1928. Practice law, New York City, 1928-1942.

Member Hodges, Reavis, McGrath, Pantaleoni & Downey, 1937, later Hodges, Reavis, McGrath & Downey. Special assistant to Secretary Navy, 1945.

Membership

Served as Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member American, New York Company bar associations, Association Bar City of New York. Club: University.

Connections

Married Isabelle Minick, October 30, 1943.

father:
Anthony J. Downey

mother:
Jane (McMullen) Downey

spouse:
Isabelle Minick