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John Francis Foley

John Francis Foley, American Judge, lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)judge, lawyer. Member Democratic Executive Committee Oakland City, Michigan, 1961-1964, Kalamazoo, 1980; Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1951-1955.; Member American Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Kalamazoo County Bar Association.

Background

Foley, John Francis was born on February 10, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Henry Michael and Rosemary (O'Neill) Foley.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Georgetown University, 1948. Juris Doctor, University of Michigan, 1957.

Career

Bar: Michigan 1957, United States District Court (eastern district) Michigan 1961, United States District Court (western district) Michigan 1969, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1983. Association firm Wilson, Ingraham and Kavanagh, Birmingham, Michigan, 1957-1959. Attorney National Labor Relations Board, Detroit, 1959-1961.

Partner firm Swartz, O'Hare, Sharples & Foley, Detroit, 1961-1966, Gergely & Foley, Professional Corporation, Vicksburg, Michigan, 1969-1985, judge Kalamazoo County Circuit Court, Michigan, 1985-1998. Commissioner Michigan Court Appeals, Lansing, 1966-1968.

Membership

Member Democratic Executive Committee, Oakland City, Michigan, 1961-1964, Kalamazoo, 1980. Board directors Kalamazoo American Civil Liberties Union, 1971-1983. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1951-1955.

Member American Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Kalamazoo County Bar Association.

Connections

Married Joan Marlow, August 17, 1957. Children: Sean, Patrick, Rosemary, Joan, Margaret, Ella.