Republican state senator, 1959-1965, from Grand Ledge, Michigan, chairman, 1961-1965, of state senate business committee; and judge of the Michigan Court of Appeals and the state Supreme Court.
From the description of John W. Fitzgerald papers, 1952-1965. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419320
John W. Fitzgerald was born in Grand Ledge, Michigan on November 14, 1924. He graduated from Michigan State University (1947) and the University of Michigan Law School (1954). He was elected to the Michigan State Senate in 1958, 1960, and 1962. In 1964, he was elected judge in the 3rd District of the Court of Appeals. He later served two terms on the Michigan Supreme Court, 1974-1983.
From the guide to the John Warner Fitzgerald papers, 1952-1982, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)