Leary, James Chase

d. February 3, 1986

US Army

Counter-Intelligence Corps


High School

Fordham Preparatory School


Fordham University, St. Lawrence University School of Law

Served in the European Theater in Belgium, Holland, and Germany. His small unit was tasked with finding and capturing Nazi cadre and political leaders. His unit was believed to have captured a member of the Krupp family, industrialists who employed slave labor during WWII.

Mr. Leary returned to Bronxville after the war, where he had his own law practice for the remainder of his professional life. His practice was based on the top floor of the old bank building next to the Bronxville train station.

He was also Commander of the local American Legion Post.