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Honorary Doctor of Laws



Wade H. McCree, Jr. is a student of the law. He has practiced law in Detroit and has administered the law for sixteen years as a county and Federal judge. In these capacities he has had wide and immediate experience with the problems of our society. As one of Detroit's outstanding citizens, he is called on countless times to serve on mayor's and governor's committees. Judge McCree has been generous in his response to these calls. Perhaps his most important contribution is his work on the New Detroit Committee, to which he has brought his deep understanding of the Detroit community. Civic organizations have turned to Judge McCree and have benefited from his generous service. The United Foundation named him vice president. The Tuberculosis and Community Health Association appointed him one of its directors. He has served on the boards of the Boy Scouts and Franklin Center, among others. Besides intelligence, inspiration and integrity, Judge McCree has brought a passion for justice and service to a community whose continued strength will depend on such qualities in such a man. Reverend President, it is my privilege to present Judge Wade H. McCree, Jr. for the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws. Commencement, University of Detroit, May 4, 1968.

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