|Birth: ||Apr. 4, 1918|
|Death: ||Jan. 25, 2010|
The Honorable Horace W. Gilmore
The Honorable Horace W. Gilmore of Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan, entered eternal life peacefully on January 25, 2010 surrounded by his loving family. He was 91 years old. He will be dearly missed.
Horace was born on April 4, 1918 in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Charles and Lucille Gilmore.
Horace graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 1942. After 4 years of service in the US Navy, Horace began his professional law career, notably serving as a Wayne County Circuit Judge from 1956 to 1980 and then upon the appointment by President Jimmy Carter as a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan from 1980 to 1998.
Horace was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Gilmore and daughter, Frances Hayward.
Horace is survived by wife, Janina Gilmore; daughter Lindsay (Alan) Fisch; step-son, Marek Malinowski; grandsons, David (Carolina) Hayward, Ethan (Jessica) Lasser and Luke Feinberg; great-grandson Levi Weldon Lasser.
Visitation: Thursday January 28, 2010 from 1:00-8:00 pm at Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, 16300 Mack, Grosse Pointe.
Funeral Services: Friday January 29, 2010 at 3:00 pm at Christ Church Grosse Pointe, 61 Grosse Pointe Blvd. Grosse Pointe Farms.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christ Church Grosse Pointe All Saints Fund.
Gilmore, Horace Weldon (1918-2010) — also known as Horace W. Gilmore — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Grosse Pointe Park, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, April 4, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1956-80; appointed 1956; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1972; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1980-91; took senior status 1991. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Delta Phi; NAACP. Died January 25, 2010 (age 91 years, 296 days). Burial location unknown.
Relatives: Son of Charles Thomas Gilmore and Lucille (Weldon) Gilmore; married to Mary Talbott Hays.
Mary Talbott Hays Gilmore (1921 - 1995)
Frances Gilmore Hayward (1947 - 1981)*
Created by: Elizabeth & Ron
Record added: Feb 26, 2010
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