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Roman Gribbs
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65th Mayor of Detroit, Michigan
In office
January 6, 1970 – January 1, 1974
Preceded by Jerome Cavanagh
Succeeded by Coleman Young
Wayne County Sheriff
In office
1968–1969
Preceded by Peter L. Buback
Succeeded by William Lucas (Michigan)
Personal details
Born
Roman Stanley Gribbs

(1925-12-29)December 29, 1925
Detroit, Michigan
Died April 5, 2016(2016-04-05) (aged 90)
Northville, Michigan
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)

Katherine Stratis (1), married 1954-1982

Leola Young Barr (2), since 1990.
Children 5
Alma mater University of Detroit
Military service
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service 1944-1948
Battles/wars World 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. Later, Gribbs served as a judge on the Michigan Court of Appeals.


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