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John Bignell Moynihan, American Born: New York City, July 25, 1933Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)Labor (including Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Fair Labor Standards Act)Civil rightsCivil litigation, federalretired lawyer. award 1968), Fed.


Moynihan, John Bignell was born on July 25, 1933 in New York City. Son of Jerome J. and Stephanie (Bignell) Moynihan.


Bachelor of Science, Fordham University, 1955. Juris Doctor, St. John's University, New York City, 1958.


Bar: Texas 1961, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1965, United States District Court (western district) Texas 1968, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1973. Sole practice Brownsville, Texas, 1961-1962. Assistant city attorney City of San Antonio, 1962-1963.

Sole practice, San Antonio, 1963-1965. Estate tax attorney Internal Revenue Service, San Antonio, 1965-1973. District counsel Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, San Antonio, 1973-1979.

Assistant United State Attorneys Office United States Attorney, San Antonio, 1980-1987, senior litigation counsel, 1987-1994. Sole practice, San Antonio, 1995-1998.


Chairman reform and renewal committee, San Antonio Roman Catholic Archdiocese, 1968. Served with United States Army, 1958-1960. Lieutenant colonel United States Air Force Reserve (retired), 1986.

Member San Antonio Bar Association (chairman state and national legislation committee 1972-1973, Meritorious Service award 1968), Federal Bar Association (board directors San Antonio chapter since 1983, president elect 1986, president 1987), Knights of Columbus (president 1967).


Married Odilia Marie Jacques, November 13, 1965. Children: Blair, Dana.