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Former Judge Dies

By David Wildstein, March 31 2018 1:38 pm

Patrick Conaghan, who served as the Bayonne Municipal Court Judge from 1996 to 2002, died on March 27.  He wa s80.  He was a former president of the Bayonne Board of Education, a former Bayonne prosecutor and assistant corporation counsel, and a longtime member of the Bayonne Democratic Club.  For several years, he was the lawyer for the International Longshoreman’s Association Local 1598-88.  He ran unsuccessfully for Mayor of Bayonne.  Conaghan is remembered for overturning a local ordinance that prohibited women from sitting at a bar in a Bayonne tavern.

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