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John McGohey

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John McGohey
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #13
Service:
Appointed by:   Harry Truman
Active:   3/9/1950 - 3/17/1970
Preceded by:   63 Stat. 493
Succeeded by:   Charles Brieant
Personal History
Born:   1894
Undergraduate:   Fordham University (1917)
Law School:   New York University School of Law (1923)
Military service:   U.S. Army, 1918-1919

John F. X. McGohey (1894-1972) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

McGohey received a recess appointment from President Harry Truman on October 21, 1949, to a new seat created by 63 Stat. 493; he was nominated on January 5, 1950, confirmed by the Senate on March 8, 1950, and received his commission on March 9th. McGohey was succeeded in this position by Charles Brieant. He assumed senior status on March 17, 1970, and served in that capacity until his death on July 7, 1972.[1]

Early life and education

  • Fordham University, B.A., 1917
  • New York University School of Law, LL.B., 1923[1]

Professional career

  • U.S. Army, 1918-1919
  • Assistant counsel, Hearst Publishing Company, 1923-1924
  • Counsel, New York City Board of Transportation, 1924-1932
  • Assistant state attorney general, New York, 1933-1943
  • Chief assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1944-1949[1]

Judicial career

Southern district of New York

McGohey received a recess appointment from President Harry Truman on October 21, 1949, to a new seat created by 63 Stat. 493; he was nominated on January 5, 1950, confirmed by the Senate on March 8, 1950, and received his commission on March 9th. McGohey was succeeded in this position by Charles Brieant. He assumed senior status on March 17, 1970, and served in that capacity until his death on July 7, 1972.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
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Southern District of New York
1950–1970
Succeeded by:
Charles Brieant