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Lawyer

Philip Francis Maguire, American lawyer. Decorated Legion of Merit, Bronze Star (United States); Reconnizance Francaise, Chevalier de Merit Agricole (France); commander Order Ouissam Alaouite (Morocco).

Background

Maguire, Philip Francis was born on April 27, 1905 in Plainfield, New Jersey, United States. Son of Philip Francis and Helen Jane (Powers) Maguire.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Stetson U., 1927.

Career

Member Florida, District of Columbia Bar, United States District Court Southern District of Florida, Supreme Court of the United States Court, United States Court Appeals District of Columbia, United States Court Claims. Associate counsel Hull, Landis & Whitehair, DeLand, Florida, 1927-1928. Assistant general counsel Florida Real Estate Commission, Orlando, 1929-1934.

Assistant counsel National Recovery Administration, Washington, 1934-1935. Assistant general counsel Resettlement Administration, 1935-1937. Director Rural Rehabilitation, Farm Security Administration, 1937-1939.

Executive vice president Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation, also assistant administrator Surplus Marketing Administration, 1939-1941. Executive officer Purchase Division Office Production Management, 1941. Assistant to chairman War Production Board, 1942.

Deputy administrator Civilian Production Administration, Washington, District of Columbia, 1946. Assistant to president Maxson Food Systems, Inc., New York City, 1947. Director trade division E.C.A. Mission to Greece, 1947-1949.

Member White House staff, 1949-1950. Private practice law, 1950-1973.

Membership

Member Florida, District of Columbia Bar, United States District Court Southern District of Florida, Supreme Court of the United States Court, United States Court Appeals District of Columbia, United States Court Claims. Member White House staff, 1949-1950. Served as major to colonel Army of the United States, 1942-1945.

Member Sigma Nu, Phi Alpha Delta. Clubs: Army and Navy (New York City).

Connections

Married Frances Gaskins Darby, July 26, 1928. Children: Sue Darby (Mistress John Keely Clifford), Sheila Darby (Mistress William Patterson Doughten).

father:
Philip Francis Maguire

mother:
Helen Jane (Powers) Maguire

spouse:
Frances Gaskins Darby

children:
Sue Darby Maguire (Mistress John Keely Clifford)

Sheila Darby Maguire (Mistress William Patterson Doughten)