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1Title:  George J. McMonagle Papers     
 Creator:  McMonagle, George J. 
 Dates:  1910-1989 
 Abstract:  George J. McMonagle was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1906 of Irish descent. A graduate of Cleveland Marshall Law School in 1930, he practiced law for 34 years. In 1964, he was appointed a judge in the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, winning election to that office in 1966. He retired in 1997. McMonagle has been active in Irish organizations in Cleveland, including as a charter member of the Irish Civic Association, founded in 1942, and as a member of the Irish Goodfellowship Club. An annual activity of the Irish Civic Association was the organization of the St. Patrick's Day parade and banquet. The two groups maintain a close relationship; the Civic Association's banquet also serves to honor the Goodfellowship Club's "Man of the Year." the collection consists of personal papers of George J. McMonagle and also records of the Irish Civic Association, which he served as secretary and president. Included is general correspondence concerning the Irish Civic Association, specific correspondence concerning that group's articles of incorporation, a statement of continued existence, eleven issues of the newspaper The Irish-American covering the years 1939-1944, a membership list (1942) of the Irish Civic Association, articles of incorporation for the Irish Goodfellowship Club (1910), a compilation of Irish nicknames, speeches by George J. McMonagle, and newspaper clippings concerning Judge James C. Connell. 
 Call #:  MS 4811 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  McMonagle, George J. | Connell, James C. | Irish Civic Association. | Irish Goodfellowship Club. | Knights of Equity. | United Irish Societies. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. | Judges -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Friendly societies -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clubs -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Saint Patrick's Day -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
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2Title:  John J. Lavelle Scrapbook     
 Creator:  Lavelle, John J. 
 Dates:  1937-1994 
 Abstract:  John J. Lavelle (ca. 1908-1994), "considered a national pioneer in the field of court administrators" according to his obituary in the Cleveland Plain Dealer in 1994, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and graduated from St. Ignatius High School in 1925. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from John Carroll University in 1929 and graduated from Cleveland Marshall School of Law in 1933. Lavelle worked for the Cuyahoga County Court System, starting as a deputy clerk in 1933. By 1938 he was a clerk in Domestic Relations court for Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and in 1940 was transferred to Common Pleas Court to be the first divorce assignment commissioner. He became Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court's first administrator in 1957. He worked for 18 years as business manager of the Common Pleas Court responsible for personnel, purchasing and the budget. As the court's first administrator, he was responsible for all non-judicial matters of the court including personnel, purchasing and budget. He also played an important role in the planning of the Justice Center which houses the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, Cleveland Municipal Courts, Cleveland Police headquarters, and the Correction Center and was completed in 1976. Mr. Lavelle retired in 1974. Lavelle was also active in the community outside of his employment with the court. He was a trustee of the board of Catholic Charities Corporation of Greater Cleveland, a member of the alumni board of trustees of Cleveland Marshall School of Law, an honorary member of Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, and a member of the Cleveland Council of the Knights of Columbus. Besides these activities he was also active in Irish associations in Cleveland, mainly the Irish Civic Association, serving as president in 1939 and attending the International Irish Congress in Chicago as a delegate. In 1940 he was chairman of the Cleveland St. Patrick's Day Parade. He died in 1994. The collection consists of certificates, letters, newspaper articles, and photographs. 
 Call #:  MS 5118 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Lavelle, John J., ca. 1908-1994. | Ohio. Court of Common Pleas (Cuyahoga County) | Irish Civic Association. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. | Irish Americans -- Political activity -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- 20th century. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Politics and government -- 20th century. | Cuyahoga County (Ohio) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
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