Wade Hampton McCree Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
7/3/1920
Birthplace: 
Des Moines, IA
Date of Death: 
8/30/1987
Place of Death: 
Detroit, MI
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army captain, 1942-1946
Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1948-1952
Commissioner, Michigan Workmen`s Compensation Commission, 1952-1954
Judge, Michigan Circuit Court, Wayne County, 1954-1961
Solicitor general of the United States, 1977-1981
Faculty, University of Michigan Law School, 1981-1987

Education

Name of School: 
Fisk University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1941
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1944

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Court Name: 

Michigan Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/29/1961
Termination Date: 
9/13/1966
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
9/7/1966
Termination Date - Second: 
3/28/1977
Termination Reason - Second: 
Resignation
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