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Peter Edward O'Rourke, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan bar 1958.


O'Rourke, Peter Edward was born on November 14, 1933 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Randall Michael and Alice Ellen (White) O'R.


Bachelor, Wayne State University, 1955. Juris Doctor, Detroit College Law, 1958.


Practiced in, Detroit, since 1961. Partner firm Porritt, Hegarty & O'Rourke, 1964-1975. Senior partner firm O'Rourke, Fitzgerald, Kazul & Rutledge, 1975-1980.

Principal firm Peter E. O'Rourke, Professional Corporation, since 1980. Television host Law Forum, 1983-1984. Judge Grosse Pointe Farms Municipal Court, Michigan, since 1985.


Chairman Michigan Employment Security Appeal Board, 1969-1972. Member Regional Export Expansion Council, 1971-1976, Governor's Special Commission on Energy, 1972-1976. Republican candidate for Michigan Senate, 1966, United States Congress, 1968.

Served to Commander United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1958-1981. Member Michigan, Detroit bar associations, Michigan Chamber of Commerce, American Judicature Society Clubs: Mackinac Island (Michigan). Yacht (commodore), Grosse Pointe Yacht (director).


Married Susan Ellen Gehrke, September 30, 1968. Children– Kathleen Ann, Peter Edward.