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Lawyer

Joseph Guandolo, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1933, New York 1961, United States District Court (southern district) Illinois 1933, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1960. Sterling fellow, Yale University.

Background

Guandolo, Joseph was born on July 11, 1906 in Conway, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Vincent and Tommasina (Meta) Guandolo.

Education

AB, McKendree College, Lebanon, Illinois, 1928. Juris Doctor cum laude, University Illinois, 1931. Juris Scientiae Doctor, Yale University, 1932.

Career

Law clerk, attorney Brown, Hay and Stephens, Springfield, Illinois, 1932-1933. Attorney Public Works Administration, Washington, 1933-1935, attorney, counsel, regional counsel Chicago, 1935-1941. Counsel, special assistant general counsel, solicitor Bureau Community Facilities Federal Works Agency, Washington, 1941-1949.

Associate general counsel Housing and Home Finance Agency, 1949-1958. Chief contracts, claims and compliance division, assistant general counsel United States Department Commerce, Bureau Public Roads, 1958-1960. Associate Mitchell, Pershing, Shetterly and Mitchell, then Brown, Wood, Ivey, Mitchell & Petty, now Brown and Wood, New York City, 1960-1962, partner, 1963-1984, now retired partner.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1933, New York 1961, United States District Court (southern district) Illinois 1933, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1960.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor to books and professional journals.

Membership

Member camp committee Metropolitan Young Men’s Christian Association, Washington, 1944. Active Bethesda-Chevy Chase Young Men’s Christian Association, Bethesda, Maryland, 1945-1960. Active Bethesda Chevy Chase Educational Foundation.

Member Montgomery County Youth Commission, Rockville, Maryland, 1950. Chairman advisory committee to juvenile Court of Montgomery County, Rockville, Maryland, 1950. Member American Bar Association (chairman, member urban law section), Order of Coif, Pi Kappa Delta, Sigma Delta Kappa Clubs: Yale, Downtown Athletic (New York City).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jogging; calisthenics. Travel; collecting wood carvings.

Connections

Married Vivian Young, April 13, 1928 (deceased October 1975). Children– Joel Young, Vincent Livingston, James Nisbet. Married Virginia Lee, May 7, 1977 (deceased April 1988).

Stepchildren– Virginia D'Avigdor, Heather McGroarty.

father:
Vincent Guandolo

mother:
Tommasina (Meta) Guandolo

spouse:
Vivian Young

spouse:
Virginia Lee

child:
Heather McGroarty Guandolo

child:
Joel Young Guandolo

child:
Virginia D'Avigdor Guandolo

child:
James Nisbet Guandolo

child:
Vincent Livingston Guandolo