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John J. Magovern, American lawyer. Recipient Brotherhood award National Conference of Christians and Jews. Member New Jersey Chamber of Commerce (Chairman, Board Of Directors), Greater Newark Chamber of Commerce (Executive Committee), Association Life Insurance Counsel, American, Essex County (chairman) bar association, Life Insurance Association American (director), New Jersey Tax Policy Committee; Club: Essex.

Background

Magovern, John J. was born on December 28, 1905 in South Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of John Jay and Elizabeth (Walraff) Magovern.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Fordham University, 1929.

Career

Admitted to New Jersey bar, 1930. Associate Pitney, Hardin & Skinner, Newark, 1929-1937. Attorney Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company, 1942-1944, assistant counsel, 1944-1947, associate counsel, 1947-1951, counsel since 1951, vice president, 1952-1960, executive vice president, 1960-1962, president, also chief Executive officer, 1962-1972, director, 1972-1974, honorary director, 1974-1976.

Trustee Philadelphia National Bank Mortgage & Realty Company Chairman board control New Jersey Department Institutions and Agilysys. Chairman of the Board Life Insurance Medical Research Fund. Board directors New Jersey Safety Council.

Trustee National Carmel Guild, Greater Newark Hospital Development Fund, C.F. Mueller Scholarship Foundation. Chairman New Jersey Economics Policy Committee, Task Force Public Credit Tax Policy Committee. Member of advisory board Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith.

Member finance council committee Catholic Archdiocese.

Membership

Member New Jersey Chamber of Commerce (Chairman, Board Of Directors), Greater Newark Chamber of Commerce (Executive Committee), Association Life Insurance Counsel, American, Essex County (chairman) bar association, Life Insurance Association American (director), New Jersey Tax Policy Committee. Club: Essex.

Connections

Married Kathleen V. Doyle, May 3, 1934. Children: Margaret (wife of George F. Cummings, Junior.

father:
John Jay Magovern

mother:
Elizabeth (Walraff) Magovern

spouse:
Kathleen V. Doyle

child:
Margaret (wife of George F. Cummings Magovern

child:
Jr Magovern