Born: January 9, 1899
Meriden, Connecticut

Died: September 22, 1990
West Hartford, Connecticut

John Anthony Danaher

Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for District of Columbia Circuit

Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on January 11, 1954; Confirmed by the Senate on March 30, 1954, and received commission on March 31, 1954Assumed senior status on 1/22/1969.  Service terminated on 9/22/1990, due to death.

Education:
Yale University, A.B., 1920
Yale Law School

Professional Career:

U.S. Army Lieutenant, 1918
Private practice, Hartford, CT, and Washington, D.C., 1922-1953
Assistant U.S. attorney, 1922-1934
Secretary of State, State of Connecticut, 1933-1935
U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1939-1945
Counsel, Republican Senatorial Committee, 1946-1953

Yale University Sterling Memorial Library, New Haven, Conn.

  • Papers, 1916-1979.
  • 29.5 linear ft. (74 boxes); finding aid; collection consists primarily of Danaher’s senatorial files, which include political and constituent correspondence, speeches, background material, and copies of legislation.
  • Edwin Montefiore Borchard papers, 1910-1950; 61 linear ft. (148 boxes); finding aid; correspondence.
  • Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies (Hartford and Connecticut Chapters) papers, 1939- 1944; 1.5 linear ft. (4 boxes); finding aid; material relating to Danaher’s 1944 Connecticut U.S. senatorial campaign.
  • Albert Galloway Keller papers, 1888-1956; 26.5 linear ft. (59 boxes); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.
  • Florence Ledyard Cross Kitchelt papers, 1909-1947; 9 linear ft. (25 boxes); finding aid; correspondence.
  • Russell Cornell Leffingwell papers, 1883-1979; 4 linear ft. (12 boxes); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.
  • George Howard Edward Smith papers, 1917-1962; 31 linear ft. (82 boxes); finding aid; correspondence.
  • Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969; 9.5 linear ft. (18 boxes); finding aid; correspondence.
  • Charles-Edward Amory Winslow papers, 1874-1977; 68.25 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, Conn.

  • Charles Levin correspondence, 1916-1949; 119 items; correspondence

University of Connecticut, Storrs, Conn.

  • Albert Edmund Waugh papers, 1926-1970; 15 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

  • Harold Leventhal papers, 1932-1980; 94 linear ft. (80,000 items); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.
  • Elijah Barrett Prettyman papers, 1901-1971; 62 linear ft. (57,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.
Judges of the D.C. Circuit Courts