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John Patrick Donnelly, American judge. Bar: Massachusetts 1943, United States District Court Massachusetts 1946, United States Supreme Court 1948, United States Military Court Appeals 1952.

Background

Donnelly, John Patrick was born on February 8, 1919 in Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Stephen J. and Margaret M. (Gavin) Donnelly.

Education

Student, Boston University, 1938—1939. Juris Doctor, Suffolk University, 1943.

Career

Practice law, Malden, Massachusetts, 1946—1980. City solicitor, 1980. Justice Commonwealth Massachusetts District Court, from 1980.

Achievements

  • Bar: Massachusetts 1943, United States District Court Massachusetts 1946, United States Supreme Court 1948, United States Military Court Appeals 1952.

Membership

General counsel Massachusetts Mayors Association, 1965—1974. Alderman Malden, 1955—1957. Mayor, 1959—1960; trustee Malden Public Library., from 1983.

Member of Massachusetts Bar Association (board delegations 1974-1975), Middlesex County Bar Association (president 1975, treasurer 1975-1980).

Connections

Married Hazel M. Fiske, April 13, 1941. Children: Dennis M., John Patrick, Margaret.

father:
Stephen J. Donnelly

mother:
Margaret M. (Gavin) Donnelly

spouse:
Hazel M. Fiske

child:
Dennis M. Donnelly

child:
John Patrick Donnelly

child:
Margaret Donnelly