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  Jerome Cavanagh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jerome Cavanagh, also spelled "Cavanaugh," (June 16, 1928 November 27, 1979) was the mayor of Detroit, Michigan from 1962 to 1970.
Cavanagh got off to an popular start as mayor, appointing a reformer to be chief of police and implementing an affirmative action program for most city agencies.
Jerry Cavanagh died of a heart attack in 1979 at age 51.
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 Detroit Almanac: Charismatic Cavanagh
Jerome Cavanagh, 1962-70: Cavanagh was 33 when he became mayor in an election considered one of the first major demonstrations of fl political power in Detroit.
The charismatic Cavanagh was white, but his liberal policies attracted 85 percent of the fl vote, and 56 percent of the overall vote.
Cavanagh lost primaries for the U.S. Senate in 1966 and governor in 1974.
www.freep.com /news/locway/etri3_20010603.htm   (143 words)

 Cavanagh legacy lives on at park - 3/12/05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-08)
In his case, father was Jerome P. Cavanagh, the storied former mayor of Detroit, elected at 33 years old, emotionally wounded by the civil disturbances that rocked the city in 1967, and still first in the hearts of thousands of Irish-Americans throughout Metro Detroit.
Jerome (also known as Jerry) Cavanagh, Detroit's mayor from 1962 to 1970, died from a heart attack in Louisville at the age of 51 on Nov. 27, 1979, bequeathing his eight children one of the most recognizable names in Michigan politics and a proud Irish heritage.
Philip Cavanagh is in the process of purchasing the land for Holy Trinity -- using private funds -- and plans to petition the Detroit City Council to have the park declared a privately owned public park.
www.detnews.com /2005/metro/0503/12/A02-113347.htm   (867 words)

 Jerome Cavanagh
Jerome Cavanagh, also spelled "Cavanaugh," (1928 - 1979) was the mayor of Detroit, Michigan from 1962 to 1970.
Unlike Richard J. Daley, who stonewalled the American civil rights movement, Jerry Cavanagh welcomed Martin Luther King, Jr to Detroit, and marched with him in 1963 down Woodward Avenue in the 100,000 strong March for Freedom.
Detroit was actually not a city of squalid tenements in 1967, in fact, it had the highest fl homeownership rate in the nation.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/jerome_cavanagh   (1210 words)

 Walter P. Reuther library/personal collections
Thirty-five year old Jerome Cavanagh, a mere year and a half into his first term as mayor, not only endorsed the march; he promised to join King and Franklin in leading it.
When Jerome Cavanagh won his improbable victory over incumbent mayor Louis Miriani in 1961, he earned the right to govern a city that, as Look magazine put it, "was noted for three things: automobiles, bad race relations and civic sloth." In fact, Detroit's grip on the auto industry had already begun to weaken.
Cavanagh was also responding to the pressure brought to bear on the political system by the surging civil rights movement.
www.reuther.wayne.edu /exhibits/cavanagh.html   (3627 words)

 Michigan news briefs: Not-guilty plea given on solicitation charge
Cavanagh was released on a $100 personal bond and given an Oct. 4 preliminary examination date.
Cavanagh was ticketed for admitting a person into his vehicle for the purpose of engaging in prostitution.
Cavanagh is the son of the late Jerome Cavanagh, a former Detroit mayor.
www.freep.com /news/mich/date14x_20020814.htm   (860 words)

 The Harvard Crimson :: News ::
Cavanagh and Yorty were both elected in surprise victories in 1961.
Cavanagh took office following a tremendous Negro protest to a harsh police crackdown, and he hired as police commissioner a liberal Justice of the Michigan State Supreme Court, George Edwards.
Meanwhile, Cavanagh has continually tried to keep in contact with the rank and file as well as the leaders in the Negro community.
www.thecrimson.com /article.aspx?ref=147951   (1051 words)

 incorporated society of Irish American Lawyers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-08)
Cavanagh, who died in 1979 while serving as the ISIAL's second president, said it was fitting that there be an Irish-American bar association.
Michigan Supreme Court Justice Michael Cavanagh, the 11th president of the ISIAL, was among those who signed up for a joint golf outing with a group of Irish solicitors and barristers on one of Ireland's world-famous courses a few years ago.
However, according to Justice Cavanagh, the true reason they failed to fill a team was they had kept the Americans at the local pub the night before until 4 a.m.
www.attorneywebsite.com /isial_history.htm   (2771 words)

 Wayne commissioner faces soliciting charge - 07/30/02   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-08)
   Cavanagh, the son of former Detroit Mayor Jerome Cavanagh, was scheduled to be arraigned on the charge in an unusual Saturday session in 36th District Court.
   Cavanagh, a Grosse Pointe resident who earns at least $70,705 annually as a commissioner, chairs the economic development committee and is vice-chairman of the technology committee.
   The arrest has proved so embarrassing that Cavanagh's brother, Philip Cavanagh, who also seeks re-election to the county commission, issued a statement underscoring that there are two Cavanaghs in county politics and he isn't the one in trouble.
www.detnews.com /2002/metro/0207/30/c01-549040.htm   (289 words)

 District Commissioners
Commissioner Cavanagh fulfills leadership roles vital to the future of Wayne County: He is Chairman of the Committee on Economic Development, which oversees all Wayne County development projects.
Commissioner Cavanagh is a member of the Board on Technology for the National Association of Counties (NACo), which affords him intense networking concerning available technology and its uses nationwide.
Commissioner Cavanagh shares his basic concern with his fellow Commissioners of a fair, honest, and balanced government working on a strong desire to generally improve the quality of life.
www.waynecounty.com /commission/Commissioner_new.asp?lngCommissionerID=1   (432 words)

 Commentary Magazine - The Urban Mood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-08)
...And some polls show that Cavanagh would have had a fifty-fifty chance of winning this year despite the scars of the 1967 riot and his own family problems...
...The elections, particularly Cavanagh's and Yorty's, represented a "backlash" against the "established" powers and the thrust of their rhetoric and programs was optimistic and forward-looking...
...Austin, after Cavanagh pulled out, was the candidate closest to the UAW in his political views...
www.commentarymagazine.com /Summaries/V48I4P54-1.htm   (7933 words)

Cavanagh takes his first career CJGA win at the scenic Mont Cascades Golf Club Ashley Bickerton wins her second straight Girls Division
At the end of Sunday, the skies had cleared, the sun was setting as the CJGA presented Jerome Cavanagh with the 14-16 Division winner's trophy and the Esquire Excellence Award for the overall scoring title for the tournament.
Cavanagh patiently waited in the clubhouse for the final group of the day and his closest competition to finish.
www.acmi.canoe.ca /jrgolf/01_may15_cav.html   (709 words)

 VIETNAM WaR stuff-- - - dirty2feets trekkin'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-08)
A crowd gathered as those arrested were put in a police wagon.
Detroit Mayor Jerome P. Cavanagh asked Governor George Romney to send in the State Police.
Cavanagh later authorized Romney to call in the National Guard.
dirty2feetstreks.crimsonzine.com /20040413-12431.html   (640 words)

 1950-1999 Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-08)
Sponsored by Senator Basil W. Brown of Detroit and Highland Park, they are considered by most political observers to be the major civil rights bills of the 1961 session.
African Americans vote for him as a block when African Americans were a key voting block and, thus his election is arguably the most significant demonstration of African-American political power in Detroit since the 19th century.
Pelham is the son of Benjamin Pelham, who, in 1909, became the Wayne County Accountant and later chief fiscal officer, and of Robert Pelham, publisher of the 19th-Century African-American newspaper, the Detroit Plaindealer.
www.daahp.wayne.edu /1950_1999.html   (3180 words)

 Caomhánach  - Famous Kavanagh, Kavanaugh, Cavanagh, Cavanaugh and Cavenagh family
Jerome Patrick Cavanagh held the office of Mayor of Detroit from 1962 to 1970.
The city of Edmonton in Canada has been well served by two public servants during the 1970's and 1980's thanks to the husband and wife team of Terence James Cavanagh and June Carol Cavanagh.
If you have information on other famous or infamous Clann members you can contact me here.
www.kavanaghfamily.com /notables.htm   (356 words)

 University of Detroit Mercy School of Law: Scholarships & Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-08)
The Jerome P. Cavanagh Scholarship honors the Memory of Jerome P. Cavanagh, a 1954 graduate of the School of Law and Mayor of Detroit from 1962 to 1970.
The School awards the Jerome P. Cavanagh and Dean's scholarships to first-year students at admission.
Some of these scholarships may not be used in conjunction with Cavanagh, Dean’s, or other scholarships.
lawschool.udmercy.edu /prospective/financialaid/grants   (920 words)

 Who else could be 'the Mayor'?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-08)
In fact, it was a coup for him to keep as many manufacturing jobs in Detroit as he did.
If you're going to blame Detroit's decline on Young, then his predecessors Roman Gribbs and Jerome Cavanagh must share that blame.
And if you're going to congratulate Dennis Archer for turning the city around, then Young must take some of the credit for setting the stage for Archer to move so quickly, from introducing the idea of casinos to moving development to the riverfront.
www.metrotimes.com /Archives/young/edit.html   (556 words)

 Sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll and Plum Street
George Romney, Sen. Robert Griffin and Detroit Mayor Jerome Cavanagh were present for the official ceremonial opening.
Mayor Cavanagh promised his support and had the city put in gas lights and trash cans that people painted bright psychedelic colors.
Detroit Mayor Jerome Cavanagh pledged his support for the Plum Street project and showed up for the grand opening.
info.detnews.com /history/story/index.cfm?id=136&category=locations   (1912 words)

 Growth Detroit
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See live article   Jerome Cavanagh Jerome Cavanagh, also spelled "Cavanaugh," (1928 - 1979) mayor of Detroit, Michigan from 1962 to 1970.
In his first campaign ever, 31 year old Jerry Cavanagh stunned political observers with his upset win over incumbent Louis Mariani.
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 The American Mayor
Even the effort by Wood's biographer, Jerome Mushkat, to present a balanced account of the first well-known boss leaves little doubt that Wood was deeply flawed, enormously greedy and reckless, and a political opportunist with few peers in his time.
Riots can be costly to any politician's reputation and can be real career-killers, as they were in the cases of Detroit's Jerome Cavanagh and Cleveland's Carl Stokes, two promising political high-flyers who were grounded by grim and ugly urban riots.
After the riot, Yorty barely squeezed in a mayoral reelection in 1969 via a runoff, but he was then politically grounded by a rising fl star of politics, Tom Bradley, in 1973.
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 RW ONLINE:The 1967 Detroit Rebellion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-08)
Detroit Mayor Jerome Cavanagh was a "progressive urban leader." He was proud of all he had done for "his city." He had appointed several Black people to key posts.
I think part of the reason why that was the case, they said that was that the Black community had been responsible for his being elected.
But the city police were no match for the huge and youthful mobs, and Cavanagh was forced to call in 350 state troopers and 900 Michigan National Guardsmen on the very first day of the rebellion.
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 Boston.com / News / Nation / Obituaries in the news   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-08)
In 1958, she wrote the city a personal check for one day's salary -- $38.35 -- to dramatize her call for city workers making $12,000 or more a year to contribute a day's pay per month to reduce the city's deficit.
Beck led an unsuccessful recall campaign in 1967 against Mayor Jerome Cavanagh.
She routinely voted against travel for city employees and officials, denouncing them as wasteful.
www.boston.com /news/nation/articles/2005/02/01/obituaries_in_the_news   (743 words)

 Find in a Library: [Mayors Ivan Allen, Jerome P. Cavanagh, John F. Collins, Richard C. Lee, John V. Lindsay, and Sam ...
Find in a Library: [Mayors Ivan Allen, Jerome P. Cavanagh, John F. Collins, Richard C. Lee, John V. Lindsay, and Sam Yorty with moderator and panel of journalists on television show "Meet the Press"
[Mayors Ivan Allen, Jerome P. Cavanagh, John F. Collins, Richard C. Lee, John V. Lindsay, and Sam Yorty with moderator and panel of journalists on television show "Meet the Press"
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 Great Art, New Start - The Detroit Institute of Arts
It housed the African, Modern, Pre-Columbian, and parts of the European collections, as well as special exhibition galleries and an expanded museum shop.
The North Wing, dedicated in 1971, was named after former Detroit mayor Jerome P. Cavanagh, as he was instrumental in securing public money for the expansion.
The North wing included the Asian, Islamic, and 20th-century collections as well as staff offices and the Research Library.
www.dia.org /support/great_art/evolution.asp   (463 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians: Catron to Cavanagh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-08)
Son of Dan Cavanagh and Ann (Martin) Cavanagh; married,
Cavanagh, Jerome Patrick (1928-1979) — also known as Jerome P. Cavanagh; Jerry Cavanagh — of Detroit,
The site opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2005.
politicalgraveyard.com /bio/catron-cavanagh.html   (915 words)

 Antitrust and Trade Regulation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-08)
He has served as an elected member of the Antitrust Section Council of the State Bar of Michigan and was appointed to serve as chair of the Antitrust Section’s Legislative Committee.
He was awarded the Jerome P. Cavanagh Scholarship to attended the University of Detroit School of Law.
After graduating in 1991, he has concentrated his practice in the area of commercial litigation and antitrust and trade regulation.
www.fraserlawfirm.com /antitrust.html   (388 words)

 IALHI News Service: Labour in Detroit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-08)
Finally, Thompson does an excellent job of linking politics to the transformation of the labor movement.
She details the impact of what she calls the "civic liberalism" of Mayor Jerome Cavanagh and Coleman Young on the militant labor activists.
This is a fascinating book that makes a significant contribution to the literature.
www.ialhi.org /news/i0207_4.html   (568 words)

 James S   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-08)
Holden, the former Lynelle Anderson, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary the year before they died.
Holden's death, the then mayor of Detroit, Jerome Cavanagh said, "He was truly a giant of the earth, a rare individual dedicated to the uplifting of his community and to the spreading of happiness to children and adults alike."
Their desire to better the lives of children is evidenced by their support for the Holden Perinatal Hospital and other facilities at the University of Michigan Health Systems.
www.med.umich.edu /nursing/holden/jameslynelle.htm   (296 words)

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