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James Joseph Patrick Corrigan Edit Profile

Lawyer

James Joseph Patrick Corrigan, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1925, Ohio 1926. Decorated Bronze Star.

Background

Corrigan, James Joseph Patrick was born on July 27, 1901 in Cleveland. Son of Patrick and Norah (Walsh) Corrigan.

Education

AB, John Carroll University, 1922. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1925.

Career

Private practice, Cleveland, 1926-1956;judge, Court Common Pleas, Cleveland, 1957-1963;judge, Court Appeals, 1963-1969;justice, Ohio Supreme Court, 1969-1977;partner, Marshman, Snyder & Corrigan, Cleveland, from 1978. Instructor trial practice Cleveland-Marshall Law School, 1963-1969.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia 1925, Ohio 1926.

Membership

Trustee Notre Dame College, Cleveland, 1964-1970. Board advisers St. John's Hospital, Cleve, from 1963. Served Army of the United States, World World War World War II.

Fellow Ohio Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, Cleveland Bar Association, Cuyahoga County Bar Association, Institute Judicial Administration, American Judicature Society, American Legion, Delta Theta Phi. Clubs: University (Cleveland), Rowfant, Columbus, Athletic, University (Columbus), Avon Oaks Country.

Connections

Married Nancy McGuinness, February 26, 1948.

father:
Patrick Corrigan

mother:
Norah (Walsh) Corrigan

spouse:
Nancy McGuinness