Roman Gribbs Politician

Roman gribbs

Roman Stanley Gribbs (born December 29, 1925) was the Mayor of Detroit from 1970 to 1974. Later, Gribbs served as a judge on the Michigan Court of Appeals. Roman Gribbs was born in Detroit on December 29, 1925. He was raised on a farm near Capac, Michigan. His parents were Polish immigrants who were basically farmers, though his dad also worked on the Ford assembly line. After graduating from high school in 1944, Gribbs served in the Army until 1948. He graduated from the University of Detroit in 1952 with a degree in economics and accounting, and received a law degree from the same institution in 1954. He was an instructor at the university from 1955 through 1957, and became an assistant prosecutor in 1957, a position he held until 1964. He entered private practice in 1964, and ran for a seat as a Recorder's Court judge in 1966, but lost. In 1968, Gribbs was appointed sheriff of Wayne County, later winning a full four-year term. However, in 1969 he was elected mayor of Detroit, defeating opponent Richard H. Austin who later became Michigan Secretary of State.

Personal details

Date of birth
December 29th, 1925
Places lived
Northville , Michigan
pop. 6,005 (2013)


1. University of Detroit Mercy Colleges/University

The University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) is a private, Roman Catholic co-educational university in Detroit, Michigan, United States, affiliated with the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) and the Sisters of Mercy. Antoine M. Garibaldi is the president. With origins dating from 1877, it is the largest Roman Catholic university in Michigan. UDM is one of the twenty-eight member Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities in the United States. Located across three campuses in Detroit, the school offers more than a hundred academic degrees and programs of study, including liberal arts, clinical psychology, business, dentistry, law, engineering, architecture, nursing and allied health professions. Listed below are some of the University's many distinguished alumni.

Type Research
2013. 30.4 mil. $
2012. 24.8 mil. $
2010. 20.6 mil. $
Institution colors
4001 West McNichols Road, 48221-3038 - Detroit, Michigan
2013. 2,883
2012. 2,868
2011. 2,971
2010. 3,065
2009. 3,149
2013. 1,188
2012. 2,363
2010. 2,469
Acceptance rate
2012. 61.5 %
2010. 53.0 %
Local tuition
2014. 37.3 K $
2013. 35.9 K $
2012. 34.5 K $
2010. 30.7 K $
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Institution social analysis

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People attended University of Detroit Mercy connected by profession and/or age

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Goverment positions 1

Mayor of Detroit




Mayor of Detroit is a government title in Detroit, Michigan.

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