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Gilbert Howard Zitzelsberger

Gilbert Howard Zitzelsberger, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan 1965, Florida 1972. Detroit College Law alumni scholar, 1962.


  • Zitzelsberger, Gilbert Howard was born on December 14, 1929 in Buffalo. Son of John and Virginia (Van Auken) Zitzelsberger.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Buffalo, 1952. Master of Education, Wayne University, 1954. Juris Doctor, Detroit College Law, 1965.


    • Teacher public high school, River Rouge, Michigan, 1954-1960. Teacher public junior high school Riverview, 1960-1965. Judge Riverview Municipal Court, 1959-1977.

      Sole practice Riverview, 1965-1977, 86—. Judge Michigan 27th District Court, 1977-1983. International secretary Kiwanis International, Indianapolis, 1983-1986.

      Member Michigan State Judicial Council, 1982-1983.


    Board directors Michigan District Lutheran Church Synod, Ann Arbor, 1968-1976, Downriver Young Men’s Christian Association, Wyandotte, Michigan, 1975-1983. Member program advisory board WFYI-television, Indianapolis. Board directors, member executive committee Boy Scouts American Crossroads of America council.

    Served with United States Air Force, 1951-1954. Member American Judges Association (board governors 1980-1983), State Bar Michigan Lodges: Kiwanis (president local club 1971-1972, governor Michigan district 1979-1980).


    • Married Evelyn Alma Rofot, April 6, 1951. Children– Paul, Mark, Ruth, Joan, Gail.
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    Born December 14, 1929