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Michael Joseph Galvin, American lawyer. Recipient five battle stars (Bastogne, Normandy, Rhineland, Germany, and N. France). Decorated Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Bronze Star Cluster, European Theater, American Theater, American Defense, German Occupation and Victory medals (United States), Croix de Guerre with gold star (France).

Background

Galvin, Michael Joseph was born on September 7, 1907 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of James and Bridget (Hallahan) Galvin.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Northeastern U., 1932. Student Northeastern U. School of Finance, 1933, Command and General staff schedul, United States Army, 1939.

Career

Under secretary labor, 1949-1953.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Manpower Limited, 1951. Manpower and National Defense, 1952. Manpower Reserves for National Defense, 1953.

Membership

Member National Maritime Emergency Commission, 1949-1950, National Defense Mobilization Board, 1950-1953, National Housing Council, 1949-1953. Operations chief in General Patton’s 6th Armored Division, 1944-1945, Intelligence chief, 1942-1943. Member Greater Boston Community Fund, 1936-1941 (chairman Public Employee Division 1941), Patton Memorial Commission, 1946-1947.

Connections

Married Eleanor Henrietta Stevens, June 7, 1936. Children: Patricia, Noreen, Priscilla, Michael, Gail.

father:
James Galvin

mother:
Bridget (Hallahan) Galvin

spouse:
Eleanor Henrietta Stevens

child:
Patricia Galvin

child:
Noreen Galvin

child:
Priscilla Galvin

child:
Michael Galvin

child:
Gail Galvin