|John Lord O'Brian|
Birthplace: Buffalo, NY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Government, Attorney, Politician
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Prominent antitrust lawyer
Successfully defended the Tennessee Valley Authority Act when he argued Tennessee Electric Power Co. v. Tennessee Valley Authority before the Supreme Court in 1938.
As special assistant to the Attorney General for war work, it was O'Brian who assigned J. Edgar Hoover to the Enemy Aliens Registration Section.
Law School: LLB, Buffalo Law School (1898)
US Attorney Western District of New York (1909-14)
New York State Assembly (1908-09)
Alfalfa Club 1917
Fund for the Republic
Washington National Monument Society Vice President
Delta Upsilon Fraternity
Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
Alfalfa Party candidate for US President
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