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Jerome P. Cavanagh

AKA Jerome Patrick Cavanagh

Born: 16-Jun-1928
Birthplace: Detroit, MI
Died: 27-Nov-1979
Location of death: Lexington, KY [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Mt. Elliott Cemetery, Detroit, MI

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Mayor of Detroit, 1962-70

Defeated in attempts to run for US Senate (1966) and Governor (1974).

[1] St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, KY.

Brother: Michael Cavanagh (Michigan Supreme Court Justice)
Wife: Mary Helen Martin (six sons, two daughters)
Son: Mark Cavanagh (judge)
Son: Patrick Cavanagh (lawyer)
Son: David Cavanagh (Wayne County commissioner)
Daughter: Therese
Son: Christopher Cavanagh (Wayne County commissioner)
Son: Philip Cavanagh (Wayne County commissioner)
Son: Jerome Cavanagh (judge)
Daughter: Angela

    University: University of Detroit (1950)
    Law School: University of Detroit Law School (1954)

    Mayor of Detroit (1962-70)
    State Bar of Michigan
    Irish Ancestry

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