John A. Danaher, U.S. Senator

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John Anthony Danaher

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Meriden, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Death: September 22, 1990 (91)
West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Cornelius Joseph Danaher, Sr. and Ellen Jane Danaher
Husband of Dorothy Elizabeth Danaher
Father of Private; Robert C. Danaher and Jeanne Danaher
Brother of Cornelius J. Danaher, Jr.; Francis R. Danaher and Laurence J. Danaher

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About John A. Danaher, U.S. Senator

John Anthony Danaher, a Senator from Connecticut; born in Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., January 9, 1899; attended the local schools; during the First World War served in the Student’s Army Training Corps at Yale College and in the Officers’ Reserve Corps; graduated from Yale College in 1920; studied law at Yale Law School; admitted to the bar in 1922 and commenced practice in Hartford, Conn.; assistant United States attorney for the district of Connecticut 1922-1934; secretary of State of Connecticut 1933-1935; member of the State Board of Finance and Control 1933-1935; elected as a Republican in 1938 to the United States Senate and served from January 3, 1939, to January 3, 1945; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1944; resumed the practice of law in Hartford, Conn., and Washington, D.C.; appointed a circuit judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, by President Dwight Eisenhower and took the oath of office November 20, 1953; 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; was a resident of West Hartford, Conn., until his death, September 22, 1990; interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Meriden, Conn.

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John A. Danaher, U.S. Senator's Timeline

1899
January 9, 1899
Meriden, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
1922
December 22, 1922
1926
September 1, 1926
1990
September 22, 1990
Age 91
West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States