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Lawyer

James Joseph Donovan, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1941, New York (United States District Court (southern district)) 1945, United States Court Appeals (2nd circuit) 1946, United States Supreme Court 1954.

Background

Donovan, James Joseph was born on April 15, 1915 in New York City. Son of James Joseph and Elizabeth Mary (Curtin) Donovan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Fordham College, 1938. Juris Doctor, Fordham College, 1941.

Career

Associate Hill, Rivkins & Middleton, New York City, 1945—1948, Lawrence McKeown, New York City, 1948—1950, Martin J. Kelly Junior, New York City, 1950—1954. Partner Kelly & Donovan, 1954—1961, Kelly, Donovan, Robinson & Maloof, New York City, 1961—1969, Donovan, Donovan, Maloof & Walsh, New York City, 1969—1976. With Donovan, Maloof, Walsh & Kennedy, since 1976.

Director Folksamerica Reins. Company, New York City. With United States Navy, 1941-1945.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1941, New York (United States District Court (southern district)) 1945, United States Court Appeals (2nd circuit) 1946, United States Supreme Court 1954.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Bar Association, International Association Insurance Counsel, Maritime Law Association, New York City Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Westchester Country Club (Rye, New York ), Drug and Chemical Club, India House Club (New York City).

Connections

Married Virginia T. Towey, May 29, 1948. Children: Patricia Duff, James Joseph, Michael.

father:
James Joseph Donovan

mother:
Elizabeth Mary (Curtin) Donovan

spouse:
Virginia T. Towey

child:
Patricia Duff Donovan

child:
James Joseph Donovan

child:
Michael Donovan