Roman Gribbs

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Roman Gribbs
Roman S. Gribbs.jpg
65th Mayor of Detroit, Michigan
In office
January 6, 1970 – January 1, 1974
Preceded byJerome Cavanagh
Succeeded byColeman Young
Wayne County Sheriff
In office
Preceded byPeter L. Buback
Succeeded byWilliam Lucas (Michigan)
Personal details
Roman Stanley Gribbs

(1925-12-29)December 29, 1925
Detroit, Michigan
DiedApril 5, 2016(2016-04-05) (aged 90)
Northville, Michigan
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Katherine Stratis (1), married 1954-1982 Leola Young Barr (2), since 1990.
Alma materUniversity of Detroit
Military service
Branch/serviceUnited States Army
Years of service1944-1948
Battles/warsWorld War II

Roman Stanley Gribbs (December 29, 1925 – April 5, 2016) was an American politician. He was the Mayor of Detroit from 1970 to 1974.[1] Later, Gribbs served as a judge on the Michigan Court of Appeals.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Simpson, Victor L. (6 November 1969). "Candidates win without 'law and order' issue". Rock Hill Herald. AP. Retrieved 28 July 2010.
  2. Benac, Nancy (3 November 1982). "Dem Victories Cost Women Their Seat on High Court". Argus-Press. AP. Retrieved 28 July 2010.