George Clifton Edwards Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
8/6/1914
Birthplace: 
Dallas, TX
Date of Death: 
4/8/1995
Place of Death: 
Cincinnati, OH
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1943-1946
Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1946-1950
President, Detroit [Michigan] Common Council, 1946-1950
Chairman, Detroit [Michigan] Election Commission, 1946-1950
Probate judge in charge of Wayne County [Michigan] Juvenile Court, 1951-1954
Judge, Michigan Circuit Court, Wayne County, 1954-1956
Justice, Michigan Supreme Court, 1956-1961
Police commissioner, Detroit, Michigan, 1962-1963

Education

Name of School: 
Southern Methodist University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1933
Name of School - Second: 
Harvard University
Degree - Second: 
M.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1934
Name of School - Third: 

Michigan State University College of Law

MSU Law offers a rigorous and intellectually challenging required curriculum enhanced by numerous specialty programs. Its integrated learning connecting theory to practice provides a thorough education in all principal areas of law and practice and gives you knowledge and hands-on experience that prepares you for a successful career.

Degree - Third: 
Certificate of Completion
Degree Year - Third: 
1944
Name of School - Fourth: 

Michigan State University College of Law

MSU Law offers a rigorous and intellectually challenging required curriculum enhanced by numerous specialty programs. Its integrated learning connecting theory to practice provides a thorough education in all principal areas of law and practice and gives you knowledge and hands-on experience that prepares you for a successful career.

Degree - Fourth: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Fourth: 
1949

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Court Name: 

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
12/19/1963
Retirement from Active Service: 
1/15/1985
Termination Date: 
4/8/1995
Termination Reason: 
Death
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