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Edward J. Jeffries

Edward J. Jeffries, American mayor. Member Common Council of Detroit, 1932-1940, president, 1938-1940; Member Delta Theta Phi.

Background

  • Jeffries, Edward J. was born on April 3, 1900 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Edward J. and Minnie (Stotts) Jeffries.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1920, Bachelor of Laws, 1923. Student Lincoln’s Inn, London, England., 1923-1924.

    Career

    • Admitted to Michigan bar, 1923, and began practice in Detroit, 1924. General counsel The Maccabees, Detroit, since 1929.

    Membership

    Member Common Council of Detroit, 1932-1940, president, 1938-1940. Member Delta Theta Phi. Clubs: Detroit Athletic, Detroit Golf.

    Connections

    • Married Florence Bell, January 24, 1930.
    • father: Edward J. Jeffries
    • mother: Minnie (Stotts) Jeffries
    • spouse: Florence Bell
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    Died April 2, 1950
    (aged 49)
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