John Matthew Cannella

Personal

Birthday: 
2/8/1908
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
10/30/1996
Place of Death: 
Glen Cove, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1935-1940
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1940-1942
U.S. Coast Guard executive officer to the intelligence service, Third Naval District, 1942-1945
Assistant counsel, Office of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, New York City, 1945
Commissioner, New York State Department of Water Supply, Gas and Electricity, 1945-1948
Commissioner, New York State Department of Licenses, 1948-1949
Associate justice, New York Court of Special Sessions, 1949-1963

Education

Name of School: 
Fordham College
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1930
Name of School - Second: 

Fordham University School of Law

The mission of the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service draws upon the Jesuit tradition of fostering social justice through education, research, and service. By building on its location in the economically, racially and culturally diverse environment of the greater New York City metropolitan region, the School seeks to provide outstanding social work education, guided by humanistic values and a global perspective, focusing on service to and research with individuals, families and groups, organizations, and communities. The School advocates for improving the quality of life for society's most vulnerable populations through teaching, practice, influencing policy, and the development and dissemination of knowledge.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1933

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Court Name: 

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/3/1963
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/31/1977
Termination Date: 
10/30/1996
Termination Reason: 
Death
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