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Lawyer , priest

Martin Joseph McManus, Spanish, American lawyer, priest. Bar: California 1947, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1960; ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1959.


McManus, Martin Joseph was born on March 24, 1919 in Toledo. Son of Martin Joseph and Elizabeth Marie (McDermott) McManus.


AB, John Carroll University, 1939. Bachelor of Laws, Georgetown University, 1942. Master of Laws, University Southern California, 1946.

Doctor in Juridical Science, New York University, 1961. Bachelor in Canon Law, Catholic University America, 1964. Licentiate in Canon Law, D in Canon Law, The Pontifical University Lateran, 1965.

Licentiate in Sacred Theology, The Pontifical University Urbanianum, 1966. Department of Science and Technology, The Pontifical University Angelicum, 1967.


Private practice, Los Angeles, l947-54;professor of law, Southwestern U., Los Angeles, l947-57;professor of law, University San Diego, l959-63;dean Law School, U. San Diego, l960-63;attorney-advisor, United States Government, Washington, l977-82;counsel to bishop, 2d Vatican Council, Rome, l962-65;advisor, consultant, Republican National Committee, Washington, l968-73;administrative law judge, Department of Health and Human Services, Southfield, Michigan, l982-; M C.


  • Bar: California 1947, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1960. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1959.


Martin Joseph McManus

Elizabeth Marie (McDermott) McManus