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Joseph Francis Finnegan

government official.

Joseph Francis Finnegan, American government official. Recipient St. John Francis Regis award, U. San Francisco, Berlin award, College, Holy Cross, 1957; Return Novarum award St. Peters College, 1959.


Finnegan, Joseph Francis was born on September 12, 1904 in North Adams, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Dennis J. and Elizabeth (Flanagan) Finnegan.


Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1928. Bachelor of Laws, Fordham University, 1931.


Admitted to New York bar, 1931. Assistant United State Attorneys, Southern District of New York, 1931-1934. Member Lauterstein, Spiller, Bergerman & Dannett, 1934-1948.

Private practice law, New York City, 1948-1955. Director Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, 1955-1961. Chairman New York State Board Mediation, since 1961.


Served as major Air Transport Command, United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, assistant chief military personnel. Member Association Bar City of New York, Federal, American bar associations, Association Bar District of Columbia, Catholic Lawyers Guild, Phi Kappa Sigma. Club: New York Athletic.


Married Maurine C. Schooler, November 14, 1947.

Dennis J. Finnegan

Elizabeth (Flanagan) Finnegan

Maurine C. Schooler