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Wade H. McCree

AKA Wade Hampton McCree, Jr.

Born: 3-Jul-1920
Birthplace: Des Moines, IA
Died: 30-Aug-1987
Location of death: Detroit, MI [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, MI

Gender: Male
Religion: Unitarian
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Judge

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Solicitor General, 1977-81

Military service: US Army (92nd Infantry, 1942-46, Capt.)


[1] Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI.

Father: Wade Hampton McCree
Mother: Lucretia Harper ("Lulu")
Wife: Dores B. McCrary (m. 29-Jul-1946, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Kathleen Louise McCree Lewis (attorney/judge, b. 27-Sep-1947, d. 16-Oct-2007)
Daughter: Karen
Son: Wade H.

    High School: Boston Latin School
    University: AB, Fisk University (1941)
    Law School: LLB, Harvard Law School (1948)
    Professor: Lewis M. Simes Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School (1981-87)

    US Solicitor General (1977-81)
    US Appeals Court Judge, 6th Circuit (1966-77)
    US District Judge Eastern District of Michigan (1961-66)
    Michigan State Official Judge, Circuit Court, Wayne County (1954-61)
    Michigan State Official Commissioner, Workmen's Compensation Commission (1952-54)
    Bledsoe and Taylor
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    State Bar of Michigan
    Bronze Star
    Combat Infantryman Badge


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