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This profile was last updated on 10/18/13  and contains information from public web pages.

Jerome P. Cavanaugh

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Employment History

  • Mayor
  • Mayor
    Detroit
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There was a time in Detroit's ...
www.northcoaststrategies.com, 18 Oct 2013 [cached]
There was a time in Detroit's history when the Jewish vote did mater, but that was when Albert Cobo, Louis Miriani and Jerome Cavanaugh were mayor.
and didja know that Detroit was ...
cjonline.com, 25 July 2013 [cached]
and didja know that Detroit was first in line for old lbj's model cities program, based, by the way, on a similar program run in the soviet union at that time? it covered a 9 square mile area of Detroit. under Jerome Cavanaugh, mayor at the time, taxes were increased with monies taken from the wealthier sector and targeted to the low-income recipients in that sector. as in "redistribution". that program caused massive resentment. race riots in 1967. after Jerome, the massive giveaways to public servants and corruption continued...right on up to the present..
The south wing was later on ...
pokemonvolcano.com, 3 Nov 2012 [cached]
The south wing was later on named in honor of museum benefactors Edsel and Eleanor Ford plus the north wing for Jerome Cavanaugh who was Detroit Mayor during the growth.[6][7] The museum is straight throughout the avenue from the Detroit Manifeste Library, also created of white marble inside the Beaux-Arts, Italian Renaissance style.. Most lived in giant suburban houses.
The city had no debt whatsoever, ...
www.burtfolsom.com, 25 July 2013 [cached]
The city had no debt whatsoever, but Mayor Jerome Cavanaugh saw the beginnings of the Great Society in Washington. He argued effectively that Detroit should be made a "model city," and, according to historian Sidney Fine, from 1962 to 1967 Detroit was given $230,422,000 in federal cash for an array of programs.
That huge sum made Detroit the envy of other cities-$230 million was almost one percent of the entire U.S. national debt in 1967. As Mayor Cavanaugh said, "We had a very receptive Administration in Washington, one that was looking for programs that would make them look good. He added, "Well, what we used to do was come up with an idea, take it to Washington, sell it to the Administration, and at the same time have a stack of applications ready on their desk for the moment the legislation was passed. The idea was to get there the fastest with the mostest."
Mayor Cavanaugh and everyone else assumed that more money into a "model city" like Detroit would make a good city even better.
Black and white flight, which began ...
michigancitizen.com, 1 Aug 2013 [cached]
Black and white flight, which began almost as soon as African Americans started elbowing their way out of the city's "Black Bottom" and so-called "Paradise Valley" in the early 50s, gained momentum following the riot of 1967 and the later emergence of Mayor Coleman Young and his harsh admonitions, all of which exacerbated the five and 10-year plans of "Urban Renewal," which many experienced as "Negro Removal" already put in motion by Mayor Albert Cobo and later Mayor Jerry Cavanaugh.
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