Wade H. McCree

Judge, Politician

1920 – 1987

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Who was Wade H. McCree?

Wade Hampton McCree, Jr. was an American attorney, judge, public official and law professor. He was the first African American appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the second African-American Solicitor General in the history of the United States. He joined the faculty of the University of Michigan Law School after leaving government service in 1981, and taught there until the time of his death.

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Born
Jul 3, 1920
Des Moines
Also known as
  • Wade McCree
  • Wade Hampton McCree, Jr.
Spouses
Religion
  • Unitarian Universalism
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Harvard Law School
  • Boston Latin School
  • Fisk University
  • Harvard University
Died
Aug 30, 1987
Detroit

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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