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John Francis Sonnett, American lawyer. Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1945.

Background

Sonnett, John Francis was born on July 14, 1912 in Throgs Neck, New York, United States. Son of John A. and Margaret (McLaughlin) Sonnett.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Fordham University, 1933, Bachelor of Laws, 1936.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1936. Associate firm Cotton, Franklin, Wright & Gordon, New York City, 1936-1941. Executive assistant to United State Attorneys Southern District New York, 1941-1943.

Chief assistant United State Attorneys, 1943. Civilian special assistant to secretary navy, 1945. Assistant United State Attorneys general charge claims division Department Justice, 1945-1947, assistant United State Attorneys general charge anti-trust division, 1947-1948.

Partner firm Cahill, Gordon, Sonnett Reindel & Ohl, New York City, 1948-1966, senior partner, 1967-1969. Director Perkins Services N.V., Massey Ferguson Services N.V., FOSECO, Inc.

Membership

Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1945. Clubs: University, India House (New York City).

Connections

Married Monya Karpeshuk, June 24, 1939. Children: John Peter, Stephen Franklin.

father:
John A. Sonnett

mother:
Margaret (McLaughlin) Sonnett

spouse:
Monya Karpeshuk

child:
Stephen Franklin Sonnett

child:
John Peter Sonnett