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McManus, Edward Joseph

Born February 9, 1920, in Keokuk, IA
Died March 20, 2017, in Cedar Rapids, IA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on June 23, 1962, to a seat vacated by Henry N. Graven. Confirmed by the Senate on July 13, 1962, and received commission on July 16, 1962. Served as chief judge, 1962-1985. Assumed senior status on February 9, 1985. Service terminated on March 20, 2017, due to death.

University of Iowa, B.A., 1940
University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 1942

Professional Career:

U.S. Navy lieutenant, Air Corps, 1942-1946
City attorney, Keokuk, Iowa, 1946-1955
Private practice, Keokuk, Iowa, 1946-1962
State senator, Iowa, 1955-1959
Lieutenant governor, Iowa, 1959-1961