John MacCRATE Edit Profile
He attended the public schools and the Commercial High School in Brooklyn. He graduated from the law department of New York University in 1906 and was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in New York City.
He was a delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1916 and 1920. He was nominated in the primaries by both the Republican and Democratic Parties and was elected as a Republican to the 66th United States Congress, and served from March 4, 1919 to December 30, 1920, when he resigned. He was elected justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York in 1920 and reelected in 1934 and 1948.
He served in the appellate division of the Supreme Court until December 31, 1955, when he reached age limit. He was official referee, New York State Supreme Court, in 1956, 1957, and to June 1958. MacCrate was for many years a parishioner at the Greenpoint Methodist Church.
He died in Brooklyn, New York, June 9, 1976 and was interred in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Queens, New York.
Member 66th Congress (1919-1921), 3d New York Dist.
Married Flora Mae Nicholl, November 23, 1911.