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John Matthew Cannella Edit Profile

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John Matthew Cannella, American Federal judge. Bar: New York 1934. Commander United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Catholic Lawyers Guild, Columbian Lawyers Association M C.

Background

Cannella, John Matthew was born on February 8, 1908 in New York City. Son of Joseph and Laura (Gullo) Cannella.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Fordham University, 1930; Bachelor of Laws, Fordham University, 1933.

Career

General practice, New York City, 1934-1940. Assistant United States attorney (southern district) New York United States Department Justice, 1940-1942. Commander New York State Department Water Supply Gas and Electricity, New York City, 1946-1948, New York State Department Licenses, 1948-1949.

Justice New York Court Special Sessions, New York City, 1949-1959. Member Court General Sessions, 1957-1958, City Court, New York City, 1959-1961, New York Criminal Court, New York City, 1963. Judge United States District Court (southern district) New York, 1963—1977, senior judge, 1977—1996.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1934.

Membership

Commander United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Catholic Lawyers Guild, Columbian Lawyers Association M C.

Connections

Married Ida Rutnik, December 26, 1938. Children: Lauretta (Mistress Alfred Kushay), Christine (Mistress John Jay Phelan 3d), John Matthew.

father:
Joseph Cannella

mother:
Laura (Gullo) Cannella

spouse:
Ida Rutnik

child:
John Matthew Cannella

child:
Christine Cannella (Mistress John Jay Phelan 3d)

child:
Lauretta Cannella (Mistress Alfred Kushay)