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Lawyer

John Francis Sullivan, American judge. Bar: Arizona 1940, also Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1940.

Background

Sullivan, John Francis was born on April 25, 1914 in Omaha. Son of John Lawrence and Elizabeth (Coyne) Sullivan.

Education

Student, Northern Arizona University and University Arizona, 1935. Juris Doctor, Georgetown Law School, 1939.

Career

Examiner United States Housing Authority, 1937-1940. Practice in Phoenix, 1940-1998. Member firm Sullivan & Sullivan, 1940-1942.

Deputy county attorney Maricopa County, 1942. Reporter of decisions Supreme Court Arizona, 1946-1947. Partner Sullivan, Mahoney and Tang (and predecessor firm), 1965-1977.

Judge pro tempore Superior Court of Arizona, 1973-1998. Commissioner superior court. Member Citizens Criminal Justice Planning Advisory Commission, 1973-1977.

Achievements

  • Bar: Arizona 1940, also Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1940.

Membership

Commissioner Housing Authority, Phoenix, 1950-1952, 67-70, Maricopa County Health Planning Committee. Chairman Urban Renewal Commission, 1957-1959, Community Alcohol Safety Advisory Committee. Member Employment Security Commission Arizona, 1966-1967.

Councilman Phoenix City Council, 1952-1956. Board directors St. Monica's Hospital, 1946-1949. Member advisory board St. Joseph's School Nursing.

Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member American, Arizona, Maricopa bar associations, Reserve Officers Association, DAV, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Clubs: Knights of Columbus (past state deputy), Serra (past international trustee), Arizona.

Connections

Married Anne Evelyn Fisher, September 25, 1939. Children: Frances (Mistress David Areghini), John Joseph, Kevin Lawrence, Mark.

father:
John Lawrence Sullivan

mother:
Elizabeth (Coyne) Sullivan

spouse:
Anne Evelyn Fisher

child:
Frances Sullivan (Mistress David Areghini)

child:
John Joseph Sullivan

child:
Kevin Lawrence Sullivan

child:
Mark Sullivan