Title: John Warner Fitzgerald papers Creator: Fitzgerald, John Warner, 1924- Inclusive dates: 1952-1982 Extent: 12 linear feet Location: Portions located in offsite storage; prior notification required for access. Abstract:
Attorney, Michigan State Senator, and Judge; correspondence and other papers primarily from the period when he served in the Michigan State Senate, 1959-1964.
Call number: 851273 Aa 2 Language: The material is in English Repository: Bentley Historical Library
1150 Beal Ave. Ann Arbor, MI
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The collection was the gift of Judge and Mrs. John W. Fitzgerald (donor no. 4510) and came to the library in 1969 and 2009.
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John W. Fitzgerald was born in Grand Ledge, Michigan on November 14, 1924. He graduated from Michigan State University (1947) and the University of Michigan Law School (1954). He was elected to the Michigan State Senate in 1958, 1960, and 1962. In 1964, he was elected judge in the 3rd District of the Court of Appeals. He later served two terms on the Michigan Supreme Court, 1974-1983.
Collection Scope and Content Note
The collection is arranged into the following series: Correspondence; Michigan State Senate, 1959-1964; University of Michigan Law School; Photographs; Campaign Materials; Michigan Supreme Court; and Press files.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in the finding aid database and catalog of The Bentley Historical Library/University of Michigan. Researchers desiring additional information about related topics should search the catalog using these headings.
Apportionment (Election law) -- Michigan.
Eaton County (Mich.)
Elections -- Michigan -- 1964.
Grand Ledge (Mich.)
Judges -- Michigan.
Michigan -- Politics and government -- 1961-1970.
Michigan -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Fitzgerald, John W. (John Warner), 1924-2006.
Michigan. Constitutional Convention (1961-1962)
Michigan. Supreme Court.
Republican Party (Mich.)
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979.
Scranton, William Warren, 1917-2013.
University of Michigan -- Alumni and alumnae.
University of Michigan -- Law School.
Fitzgerald, John W. (John Warner), 1924-2006.
Adams, Paul L. (Paul Lincoln), 1908-
Bentley, Alvin M. (Alvin Morell), 1918-1969.
Brucker, Wilber Marion, 1894-1968.
Chamberlain, Charles E. (Charles Ernest), 1917-2002.
Hannah, John A., 1902-1991.
Hart, Philip A. (Philip Aloysius), 1912-1976.
Harvey, James, 1922-
Johansen, August E. (August Edgar), 1905-1995.
Joiner, Charles Wycliffe, 1916-
Kelley, Frank J. (Frank Joseph), 1924-
Leskinski, T. John, 1925-
McKay, Frank D., 1883-
Peterson, Elly Maude, 1914-2008.
Romney, George W., 1907-1995.
Ryan, Harold Martin, 1911-
Swainson, John B. (John Burley), 1925-1994.
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Container / Location
March 1963-March 1964
Michigan State Senate 1959-1964 [series]
Newspaper clippings 1959-1964
State legislators and legislative committee assignments 1959
Michigan Crime and Delinquency Council undated
Schools and school aid 1960-1961
Republican state convention 1963
Copies of bills before the State Legislature 1960-1964
Engineering report for freeway, I-496 (Lansing area) 1964
Constitutional Convention, the new state constitution, and its proposed implementation 1960-1964
Testimony of August Scholle on the matter of apportionment 1961
General information on apportionment 1962-1964
Newspaper clippings, publicity, etc. on the question of apportionment 1962-1963
Hearings of the state judiciary committee on the problem of apportionment 1962-1963
Legal briefs and petitions brought before the State Supreme Court in the "apportionment case" 1963-1964
Legal briefs and petitions brought before the U.S. District Court in the "apportionment case" 1963-1964
Legal briefs and petitions brought before the U.S. Supreme Court in the "apportionment case" 1962-1964
Study by Charles W Shull, entitled Legislative Apportionment in Michigan 1961
Printed material concerning plans for legislative apportionment