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John Edward McKelvey, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1941, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Texas 1950, United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th circuits) 1955, United States Supreme Court 1955. Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars (state Commander 1954-1955), American Legion (Commander 1963-1964), Rotary Lodge (president 1960-1961).

Background

McKelvey, John Edward was born on April 18, 1915 in Butler, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles C. and Kathrine E. (Murrin) McKelvey.

Education

Bachelor, St. Edwards University, 1936. Juris Doctor, University Pittsburgh, 1941.

Career

Bar: Texas 1941, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Texas 1950, United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th circuits) 1955, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1955. City attorney, Electra, Texas, 1950^. Partner McKelvey & Hayers, Electra, Texas, 1965^.

Chairman Veterans Affairs Commission, 1957^.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas 1941, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Texas 1950, United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th circuits) 1955, United States Supreme Court 1955.

Membership

Served to major United States Army, 1941-1946, PTO. Member Veterans of Foreign Wars (state commander 1954-1955), American Legion (commander 1963-1964).

Connections

Married Dorothy Parr McKelvey, April 19, 1948 (deceased 1985). Children: Michele, Susan.

father:
Charles C. McKelvey

mother:
Kathrine E. (Murrin) McKelvey

spouse:
Dorothy Parr McKelvey

child:
Michele McKelvey

child:
Susan McKelvey