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John J. Joseph Sirica

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John J. Sirica, judge. Named Man of Year, Time Magazine, 1973. Member of American Bar Association, Bar Association District of Columbia (honorary), Lido Civic Club, National Lawyers Club, Congressional Country Club.

Background

SIRICA, John was born on March 19, 1904 in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States. Son of Fred and Rose (Zinno) Sirica.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Georgetown University, 1926. Degree (honorary), College New Rochelle, New York. Degree (honorary), Brown University.

Degree (honorary), New England School Law, Boston. Degree (honorary), Fairfield University, Connecticut. Degree (honorary), City University of New York.

Degree (honorary), Duke University. Degree (honorary), Georgetown University.

Career

Assistant United States Attorney for District of Columbia 1930-1934. Trial lawyer for Hogan & Hartson (law firm), Washington 1949-1957. Judge, United States District Court for District of Columbia 1957, Chief Judge 1971-1974.

Senior Judge since 1977. Tried "Watergate” wiretapping and conspiracy cases 1973-1974. Adjunct Professor, of Law, Georgetown University Law Center.

Works

Membership

Member of American Bar Association, Bar Association District of Columbia (honorary), Lido Civic Club, National Lawyers Club, Congressional Country Club.

Connections

Married Lucile M. Camalier, February 26, 1952. Children: John J. Junior, Patricia Anne, Eileen Marie.

spouse:
Lucile M. Camalier

child:
John J. Junior Sirica

child:
Patricia Anne Sirica

child:
Eileen Marie Sirica