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John William Gelder

John William Gelder, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan 1960, District of Columbia 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982. Trustee, officer Herrick Foundation, Detroit, since 1989. Member State Bar Michigan (council member business law section 1984-1990), Order of Coif, Bloomfield Hills Country Club.

Background

  • Gelder, John William was born on August 7, 1933 in Buffalo. Son of Ray Horace and Grace Catherine (Kelly) Gelder.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Michigan, 1956. Juris Doctor with distinction, University Michigan, 1959.

    Career

    • Associate Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, The Property Letting Centre, Detroit, 1959-1968, managing partner, 1975-1981, 90-93, partner, 1968-1993, principal, since 1994. Board directors Tecumseh Products Company, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Michigan 1960, District of Columbia 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982.

    Works

    • Assistant editor Michigan Law Review, 1958, 59.

    Membership

    Trustee, officer Herrick Foundation, Detroit, since 1989. Member State Bar Michigan (council member business law section 1984-1990), Order of Coif, Bloomfield Hills Country Club.

    Connections

    • Married Martha J. Kindleberger, June 12, 1953. William R., Mark S., Cathryn J. Gelder Brooks, Carolyn G. Gelder Bird.
    • father: Ray Horace Gelder
    • mother: Grace Catherine (Kelly) Gelder
    • spouse: Martha J. Kindleberger
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