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Brien Mcmahon

Born on 1903, died in 1952.
State: Connecticut.
Senate Years of Service: From 1945 to 1952.
Party: Republican.
Member: Senator.

  • A Senator from Connecticut.
  • Born James O’Brien McMahon in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn., October 6, 1903.
  • Attended the public schools.
  • Graduated from Fordham University, New York City, in 1924 and from the law school of Yale University, New Haven, Conn., in 1927.
  • Admitted to the bar the same year, changed his name to Brien McMahon, and commenced practice in Norwalk, Conn.
  • City judge of Norwalk, Conn., in 1933, but resigned to become special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States 1933-1935.
  • Assistant Attorney General of the United States in charge of the Department of Justice Criminal Division 1935-1939.
  • Resumed the practice of his profession in Washington, D.C., and Norwalk, Conn.
  • Elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1944.
  • Reelected in 1950 and served from January 3, 1945, until his death in Washington, D.C., July 28, 1952.
  • Co-chairman, Joint Committee on Atomic Energy (Eighty-first and Eighty-second Congresses).

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  • Article Name: Mcmahon, Brien
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  • Description: Senator. A Senator from Connecticut. Born James O'Brien McMahon in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn., October 6, 1903. [...]

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