John Francis McAlevey was
born in Brooklyn, New York, to John F. and Florence (McVarish)
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.
(June 17, 1950 - August 15, 2014) Columbia
Benedict McAlevey: SUNY at Cortlandt; US Navy fighter pilot; Pilot,
Catherine McAlevey: (June 12, 1955 - April 13, 2013) SUNY at Stony Brook;
John B. McAlevey: Psychiatrist in private practice; New York State
Staff Psychiatrist Dept.
at Orono; Univ. of New England
Thomas McAlevey: NYU; media entrepreneur and world traveler
Mitchell Rotbert: Columbia College and Georgetown University Law
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.
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
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
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.
Office: Mayor, Village of
Sloatsburg, NY, 1957-63 (two terms); Supervisor, Town of Ramapo,
NY, 1966-73 (four terms);
Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1988.
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.
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.
Who’s Who in the East 2007, p. 566.