John Joseph McNaught

Personal

Birthday: 
11/22/1921
Birthplace: 
Malden, MA
Date of Death: 
1/24/1994
Place of Death: 
Melrose, MA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1943-1946
Private practice, Malden, Massachusetts, 1949-1950
Law clerk, Hon. William T. McCarthy, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1950-1954
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1954-1972
Associate justice, Massachusetts Superior Court, 1972-1979

Education

Name of School: 
Boston College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1943
Name of School - Second: 

Boston College Law School

Since its founding in 1929, Boston College Law School--one of the nation's premier Jesuit, Catholic legal institutions--has earned a national reputation for educational excellence and the highest standards of professionalism.

Boston College Law School (BC Law) is one of the six professional graduate schools at Boston College. Located approximately 1.5 miles from the main Boston College campus in Chestnut Hill, Boston College Law School is situated on a 40-acre (160,000 m2) wooded campus in Newton, Massachusetts.

With approximately 800 students and 125 faculty members, the Law School is one of the largest of BC's seven graduate and professional schools. Admission to BC Law is highly selective.

In addition to J.D., M.A. and Ph.D. programs, Boston College Law School offers joint degrees with BC's Carroll School of Management (J.D./M.B.A.), Graduate School of Social Work (J.D./M.S.W.) and Lynch School of Education (J.D./M.Ed.). Joint degrees in the humanities, fine arts, natural sciences and social sciences are offered with BC's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1949

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Court Name: 

Massachusetts District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
3/23/1979
Termination Date: 
2/1/1991
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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