Andrew J. May

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Birthday
24, 1875
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Sep 6, 1959 (84)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
24, 1875
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Sep 6, 1959 (84)

About

American attorney and politician who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1931 to 1947. He chaired the House Military Affairs Committee during World War II.

Before Fame

He attended Southern Normal University Law School in Tennessee and opened the May & May Law Practice with his brother.

Trivia

He was responsible for a major intelligence breach during World War II: he revealed during a press conference the specific vulnerabilities of Japanese submarines.

Family Life

He was born in Floyd County, Kentucky and spent much of his life in his home state.

Associated With

He was convicted of bribery following an investigation of his conduct during World War II, but he was eventually pardoned by U.S. President Harry Truman.