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Lawyer

Gerald J. McMahon, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1933. Decorated Bronze Star.

Background

McMahon, Gerald J. was born on December 24, 1907 in New York City. Son of Jeremiah M. and Delia B. (Clifford) McMahon.

Education

AB, City College of New York, 1929. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1932.

Career

Associate, Peaslee & Brigham, New York City, 1932-1936;partner, Peaslee, Albrecht & McMahon, New York City, 1963-1973. Associate counsel for American claimants against Germany in sabotage cases, 1933-1939. Assistant secretary general International Bar Association, 1947-1953, acting secretary general, 1953-1956, secretary general, 1956-1976.

Board directors Can-Car Inc., Agency Canada Car& Foundry Company Ltd., Corinth Machinery Company, Tree Farmer Equipment Inc., Chip-n-Saw Inc., Dosco Corporation.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1933.

Membership

Served as lieutenant colonel, staff judge advisory 9th Armored Division, Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member Legal Aid Society, International Law Association, Am.Judicature Society, Association Bar City New York, American Bar Association, International Bar Association, Inter-American Bar Association, New York Bar Association, American Society International Law, National Legal Aid Association, Selden Society Clubs: Association Ex-Mems.

Squadron A, Town, Scarsdale Golf.

Connections

Married Jane Morley Williams, November 27, 1943. Children: Kevin C., Richard T., Jane Scott, Thomas Morley.

father:
Jeremiah M. McMahon

mother:
Delia B. (Clifford) McMahon

spouse:
Jane Morley Williams

child:
Kevin C. McMahon

child:
Richard T. McMahon

child:
Jane Scott McMahon

child:
Thomas Morley McMahon