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  Cushingberry, Jr., George C.
NameGeorge C. Cushingberry, Jr.
Address11621 La Salle
Detroit, Michigan , United States
Born January 06, 1953 (69 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifedDavid
Jun 22, 2022 08:46am
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InfoGeorge Clinton Cushingberry, Jr.

George C. Cushingberry, Jr. has the distinction of being the youngest person ever elected to the Michigan House of Representatives (elected at the age of 21). Born January 6, 1953, Cushingberry is a lifelong resident of Detroit. After graduating from Cass Tech High School, he matriculated to Wayne State University where he became involved in numerous activities and organizations, most notably, the Student Faculty Council, the Association of Black Students and the Wayne State University South End newspaper. Cushingberry has also been active in many community based organizations, including the NAACP, the Concerned Citizens Council Youth Task Force and the Afro- American Museum of Detroit.

Cushingberry was first elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in 1974, where he represented the 4th House District. He served in this post until 1982. During his tenure, he served on the following committees: Chairman, Agriculture, Vice-chairman, Corrections, Vice-chairman, Military and Veterans Affairs, member, Taxation, Judiciary, Public Health, Corporations and Finance, House Policy, and Social Services and Youth Care.

Cushingberry also served on the Wayne County Board of Commissioners for more than 12 years.




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