George William Crockett Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Morehouse College, 1931; Doctor of Laws, Morehouse College, 1972; Juris Doctor, University of Michigan, 1934; Doctor of Laws, Shaw College, 1973.
Practiced law, Jacksonville, 1934-1935;
practiced law, Fairmont, West Virginia, 1935-1939;
senior attorney, Department Labor, 1939-1943;
hearings officer, Federal Fair Employment Practices Commission, Washington, 1943;
founder, director, International United Auto Workers Fair Employment Practices Department
administrative assistant to international sec-treasurer, United Auto Workers
associate general counsel, International United Auto Workers, 1944-1946;
senior member firm, Goodman, Crockett, Eden and Robb, Detroit, 1950-1966;
judge, Recorder's Court, Detroit, 1966-1978;
presiding judge, Recorder's Court, 1974-1975;
visiting judge, Michigan Court Appeals, 1979;
acting Corporate Counsel, City Detroit, 1980. Member 96th-101st Congresses from 13th Michigan District. Member committee foreign affairs, committee judiciary, select commission on aging, Executive Board Democratic study groupU.S. Congress.
Member Congressional Black Caucus, Congressional Auto Caucus, Congressional Arts Caucus. Honorary member Congressional Hispanic Caucus.
A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.
Trustee Morehouse College. Member National Bar Association (founder and 1st chairman Judicial Council), National Lawyers Guild, N.E.-Midwest Economics Coalition, Congress For Peace Through Law, Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Alpha Psi.
Married Ethelene Jones (deceased). Children: Elizabeth Ann Crockett Hicks, George William III, Ethelene C. Married Harriette Clark, August 1980.