CURRICULUM VITAE

John Francis McAlevey was born in Brooklyn, New York,  to John F. and Florence (McVarish) McAlevey.

Married Hazel Edna Hansen, June 11, 1949 (dec. December 1969); children: Peter, Benedict, Catherine, John, Thomas, Birgitta, and Jane. Married Marlene Rotbert, July 7, 1976; children: Mitchell Rotbert, Clifford Rotbert.
Peter McAlevey: (June 17, 1950 - August 15, 2014) Columbia University;  journalist,
writer, producer.
Benedict McAlevey: SUNY at Cortlandt; US Navy fighter pilot; Pilot, Delta Airlines.
Catherine McAlevey: (June 12, 1955 - April 13, 2013) SUNY at Stony Brook; Benjamin Cardoza Law School;

John B. McAlevey: Psychiatrist in private practice;  New York State Staff Psychiatrist Dept.
     Univ of Maine at Orono; Univ. of New England Medical School;
Thomas McAlevey: NYU; media entrepreneur and world traveler
Mitchell Rotbert: Columbia College and Georgetown University Law School.
     In private practice in Rockville Md. Rotbert Law Gp. LLC

Birgitta McAlevey Schroeder: BFA Pratt Institute; MFA Boston Univ. School for the
     Arts;  mother, frustrated artist, animal tender.
Clifford Rotbert: Manager Operating Budget Brooklyn Public Library Ramp agent Delta Airlines
Jane McAlevey: SUNY at Buffalo;  labor organizer, PH.D. CUNY NYC, Post doctorate fellow Harvard Law School
former member of the SIEU executive board.Author: Raising Expectations(Raising Hell)2012; NoShortcuts (organizing in the Gilded Age) 2016

Education: Manhattan College, 1941-42, 46-47; LLB, Columbia University. 1950.
Bar: New York, 1951; Southern District and Eastern District, N.Y. 1952. U.S. Supreme Court, 1958

Employment: Associate, Root, Ballantine, Harlan, Bushby and Palmer, NYC 1950-51;
Counsel, Bureau of Accident and Health Underwriters, NYC, 1951-56; Asst. General
Counsel
, Health Insurance Association of America, NYC, 1956-66; Partner, Glickman and McAlevey, New City, N.Y., 1976-1992;  Adjunct Professor, Ramapo College, NJ;  Lecturer & Consultant in field of land use and planning; Member, Board of Directors, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, 1979-1988, Amtrak Commuter Services Corp, 1981-88.

Public Office: Mayor, Village of Sloatsburg, NY, 1957-63 (two terms); Supervisor, Town of Ramapo, NY, 1966-73 (four terms);
Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1988.

Military: served to Captain USAAF, 1942-46, Eighth Air Force, European Theater
Operations, 359th Fighter Group, E. Wretham, England; decorated Air Medal with
2 Oak Leaf Clusters; post hostilities transferred to ninth Air Force, Chief Transportation Officer, 10th Air Depot Group, Kassel, Germany.

Memberships: New York State Bar Association; Rockland County Bar Association; Association of the Bar City of New York; Congress of Racial Equality, N.A.A.C.P., P-40 Warhawk Pilots Association, P-51 Mustang Pilots Association, P-47 Thunderbolt Pilots Association, Rockland County Conservation Association; Citizens Committee to Protect the Adirondacks.  Civilian Flying Clubs:  Ram Roc Flyers, Spring Valley NY;  Teterboro Flying Club, Teterboro NJ;  West Point Flying Club;  Stewart Airport NY.

 

Listing: Marquis, Who’s Who in the East 2007, p. 566.

Home: Manhattan, New York, and Jay, New York.

Office: PO Box 309
Jay, N.Y. 12941

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