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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.


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.