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Edward J. Jeffries

mayor

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