John Patrick McMahon

John Patrick McMahon

Male 1919 - 2006  (87 years)

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  • Name John Patrick McMahon 
    Born 08 May 1919  Monroeville, Huron County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 May 2006  Franklin County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I270  Larry and Carole King Murray Tree
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2018 

    Father George James McMahon,   b. 26 Apr 1885, Bellevue, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1950, Norwalk, Huron County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Eleanor Helena Ruffing,   b. 20 Feb 1887, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1976, Columbus, Franklin County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 25 Jan 1916  St. Paul's Catholic Church, Norwalk, Huron County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F43  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Patricia McDanel,   b. 1921,   d. 30 Jul 1983, Franklin County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Children 
     1. Colleen McMahon
     2. Kevin McMahon
     3. Patricia McMahon
     4. Brian McMahon
     5. Barry McMahon
     6. Michael McMahon
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F17809  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mary Echard 
    Married 1987 
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F17812  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    George James and Eleanor (Ruffing) McMahon Family
    George James and Eleanor (Ruffing) McMahon Family
    John Patrick McMahon with his first cousin, Al Murray
    John Patrick McMahon with his first cousin, Al Murray

    Documents
    Obituary of John Patrick McMahon
    Obituary of John Patrick McMahon

  • Notes 
    • Obituary published in the Norwalk Reflector on May 26, 2006 (p. 3 column 1):
      JOHN P. McMAHON
      Feb. 8, 1919 - May 24, 2006
      UPPER ARLINGTON -- John P. McMahon, 87, of Upper Arlington, died Wednesday at Riverside Methodist Hospital after a brief illness.
      He was born Feb. 8, 1919 in Monroeville to the late George and Eleanor (Ruffing) McMahon.
      He graduated from Monroeville High School, Class of 1936 and attended Ohio Northern University. He then graduate cum laude with his bachelor of arts degree from The Ohio State University in 1940 and summa cum laude with his Juris Doctor degree in 1942.
      During World War II, he enlisted as a Communications Cadet in the Army Air Corps and was discharged in 1946 with the rank of Captain. He then began his law career in Columbus as an associate partner at the law firm of Dargusch, Caren, Greek & King where he later became a partner of George, Greek, King & McMahon which ultimately merged with the firm of Baker & Hostetler where he continued to practice until 1989. He was considered an expert on transportation matters involving the Interstate Commerce Commission, the Department of Transportation, and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.
      He was a member of the Ohio Bar Assn., the Bar of the U.S. Supreme Court, Columbus Bar Assn., Transportation Lawyers' Assn., Lion's Club, The Athletic Club of Columbus, and The Faculty Club at OSU. He also served on the Board of the National Council of the OSU College of Law and on the Board of the Columbus Cancer Clinic.
      He is survived by his wife, Mary Echard McMahon, whom he married in 1987; children, Colleen (Frank Sica) McMahon of Bronxville, NY, Kevin (Nancy) McMahon of Jackson, Tenn., Patricia (Bruce) McCutcheon of Easton, Pa., Brian (Karin) McMahon of Santa Fe, NM, Barry (Christine) McMahon of Upper Arlington and Michael (Elizabeth) McMahon of Burlington, Vt.; 18 grandchildre, two nieces and two nephews.
      He was preceded in death by his first wife in 1983, Patricia (McDanel) McMahon; a sister in 1999, Mary Young; and an infant brother and sister, Robert and Rita McMahon.
      Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Schoedinger Northwest Chapel, 1740 Zollinger Road, Upper Arlington. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Agatha Catholic Church, 1860 Northam Road, with Msgr. David R. Funk, Celebrant. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Lewis Center, Ohio.