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John Mitchell

John MitchellAKA John Newton Mitchell

Born: 15-Sep-1913
Birthplace: Detroit, MI
Died: 9-Nov-1988
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Heart Attack
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Attorney General, Watergate figure

Military service: US Navy (WWII)

Served 19 months in prison for Watergate crimes.

Father: Joseph C. Mitchell
Mother: Margaret McMahon
Brother: Scranton
Sister: Margaret Mitchell
Brother: Robert
Wife: Elizabeth Shine ("Bette", div. 8-Dec-1957)
Daughter: Jill Mitchell-Reed
Wife: Martha Beall Jennings (m. 19-Dec-1957, sep. 1974, d. 31-May-1976 bone marrow cancer)
Daughter: Martha Elizabeth Mitchell ("Marty", b. 1961)

    High School: Jamaica High School, Jamaica, NY
    Law School: Fordham University

    Watergate Scandal
    Committee to Re-Elect the President
    US Attorney General 1969-72, under Richard M. Nixon
    Nixon, Mudge, Rose, Guthrie, Alexander & Mitchell 1967 to 11-May-1973
    Caldwell & Raymond 1938-67
    New York State Bar Association disbarred (1975)
    Sued by the ACLU (Jan-1972)
    Sued by the ACLU (1-May-1972)
    Conspiracy Watergate case, indicted (1-Mar-1973), convicted (1-Jan-1975)
    Obstruction of Justice Watergate case, indicted (1-Mar-1973), convicted (1-Jan-1975)
    Perjury Watergate case, three counts, indicted (1-Mar-1973), convicted (1-Jan-1975)
    Conspiracy Vesco bribery case, indicted (10-May-1973), acquitted (28-Apr-1974)
    Obstruction of Justice Vesco bribery case, indicted (10-May-1973), acquitted (28-Apr-1974)
    Perjury Vesco bribery case, six counts, indicted (10-May-1973), acquitted (28-Apr-1974)
    Forgery lawsuit filed by Eugene McCarthy (18-May-1973)
    Theft lawsuit filed by Eugene McCarthy (18-May-1973)
    Disbarred New York State Bar (3-Jul-1975)
    Inmate, Maxwell Air Force Base 22-Jun-1977 to 20-Jan-1979
    Aneurysm abdominal
    Surgery abdominal aneurysm (Jan-1978)
    Hip Replacement Surgery right (Apr-1978)
    Heart Attack fatal (9-Nov-1988)
    Risk Factors: Arthritis, Smoking

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