Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


 Profile of  James P. McGranery
James
Brief profile :
Attorney General, 1952-1953
 
 
Online Photos: McGranery photos
 
Biographical sketch :  
1895 (July 8) Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1918 Served in World War I as observation pilot
1928 LL.B., Temple University
1928 Admitted to Pennsylvania Bar
1928 Began private legal practice
1928-1932 Member, Pennsylvania Democratic State Committee
1934 Chairman, Registration Commission, Philadelphia
1937-1943 U.S. Congress, Pennsylvania
1938-1941 Philadelphia County Board of Law Examiners
1939 Admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court
1943-1946 Assistant to the United States Attorney General
1946-1952 Judge, U. S. Federal Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
1952-1953 Attorney General of the United States
1953 Returned to private legal practice
1955 Member, Commission on Government Security
1962 (December 23) Died, Palm Beach, Florida