John Anthony Danaher

John Anthony Danaher

Birth
Meriden, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Death 22 Sep 1990 (aged 91)
West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Meriden, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 7777999 · View Source
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U.S. Senator. During World War I, he served in the Student’s Army Training Corps at Yale College and in the US Army Officers’ Reserve Corps. After the war, he graduated from Yale College in 1920, studied law at Yale Law School, was admitted to the bar in 1922 and commenced to practice law in Hartford, Connecticut. He was assistant US attorney for the district of Connecticut, (1922-34), secretary of State of Connecticut, (1933-35) and a member of the Connecticut State Board of Finance and Control, (1933-35). In 1938, he was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate, serving until 1945. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was appointed a circuit judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, by President Dwight Eisenhower. He assumed senior status in 1969 and served on a part-time basis in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, until his retirement in 1980.

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 7777999
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Anthony Danaher (9 Jan 1899–22 Sep 1990), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7777999, citing Sacred Heart Cemetery, Meriden, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .