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Title: John A. Bohn Papers, 1951-1989
Authors: Bohn, John A.
Keywords: Guam court system--Island Court--Superior Court
Guam land recovery--Civil cases
Land Condemnations in Guam--Island Governments
Guam land owners
Issue Date: 1989
Publisher: The Richard Flores Taitano Micronesian Area Research Center
Citation: [item identification], John A Bohn Papers, 1951-1989, MSS 730. The Richard Flores Taitano Micronesian Area Research Center, University of Guam. Mangilao, Guam.
Series/Report no.: MSS 730;
Abstract: In 1950, John A. Bohn assisted Judge Albert B. Maria, then Chairman of the United States Judicial Conference, Judge of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and Chief Judge of the Emergency Court of Appeals, to set up Guam’s court system. He served as legal counsel for the territory’s Legislature and practiced law. In 1976, John A. Bohn filed suit on behalf of Guam to recover land he charged had been taken by the U.S. Navy with only minimal compensation. The collection includes all those civil cases and related documentation. John A. Bohn, chief architect of Guam legal system died on December , 1986. He was 75 years old.
Description: The Collection of papers consist of 72 linear feet of documents and 2,000 microfiche. His papers were donated to the Micronesian Area Research Center in 1990. The Collection is open to the public with no restrictions.
Appears in Collections:The Manuscripts Collection (MSS)

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