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Lawyer

John Paul Jehu, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1939, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1954, United States District Court (southern, eastern districts) New York 1963, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1965, United States Supreme Court 1968, United States District Court (western district) New York 1971. Decorated 3 Battle Stars.

Background

Jehu, John Paul was born on October 17, 1908 in New York City. Son of John Milton and Pauline (Burger) Jehu.

Education

Student, University Munich. Student, University Leipzig. Student, University Erlangen, Germany, 1927—1932.

Doctor in Roman and Canon Law, University Erlangen, 1973. Bachelor of Laws, Cornell University, 1937.

Career

Bar: New York 1939; United States District Court (northern district) New York 1954, United States District Court (southern, eastern districts) New York 1963, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1965, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1968, United States District Court (western district) New York 1971. Association firm Sherry and Picarello, 1937-1939. With contract division Mergenthaler Linotype Company, 1937-1942.

Research counsel Temporary New York State Common for Revisionand Codification of Laws relating to Municipal Finance, Albany, 1942-1943, assistant, then associate counsel to Joint Legislation Committee on State Education System, 1945-1947, senior attorney law division State Education Department, 1947-1950, director law division, 1950-1967, associate counsel to Board Regents, 1967-1976, associate counsel StateDept. Education, 1967-1976. Sole practice, Albany, 1976.

Legal consultant to state comptroller, comptroller's commission on Constitutional Tax and Debt Limitations and City-School Fiscal Relations, Temporary State Commision on Ednl. Finance; associate professor educational administration State University of New York-Albany, 1956-1976. Special counsel V.I.Bd.

Education, 1967-1968, associate counsel, 1968-1976. Lecturer universities, colleges including New York University, Rochester, State University of New York-Buffalo. Board of directors Albany Symphony Orchestra, 1973, member Executive Committee, chairman nominating committee.

Elder Presbyterian Church.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1939, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1954, United States District Court (southern, eastern districts) New York 1963, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1965, United States Supreme Court 1968, United States District Court (western district) New York 1971.

Membership

Elder Presbyterian Church. Board directors Albany Symphony Orchestra, since 1973, member executive committee, chairman nominating committee. Member of State Museum Associates, English-Speaking Union (board directors), Education & Development Fund (Twm Sion Cati), Association Counsel Welsh-American Legal Defense, National Welsh-American Foundation (advisory council since 1979, counsel since 1986), Albany Institute History & Art, American Legion (Blanchard Post), St. David's Society (president Capital district 1976-1984, counsellor state organization since 1977, honorary secretary 1980-1987, vice president since 1988), Cornell Law Association, Albany County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Powysland Club (Welshpool, Wales), Cornell Club, University Club, Evergreen Country Club, Capital District Mineral Club, Torch Club.

Connections

Married Dorothy Elvira Kellog Ferris Jehu (deceased). Children: Lynn Jehu Amadon, Susan Jehu Kessler. Married Virginia Linder Corones Jehu.

1 stepchild James P.

father:
John Milton Jehu

mother:
Pauline (Burger) Jehu

spouse:
Virginia Linder Corones Jehu

spouse:
Dorothy Elvira Kellog Ferris Jehu

child:
Lynn Jehu Amadon Jehu

child:
Susan Jehu Kessler Jehu