Oct. 27, 2017 PLYMOUTH VOICE.
Plymouth Michigan News
Plymouth Township Trustee Jack Dempsey has been appointed to the World War I Centennial Commission by Gov. Rick Snyder.
The commission was created to develop, execute, and promote programs to commemorate the centennial of World War I in Michigan.
The commission is housed within the Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and is tasked with submitting a report of recommendations on ways to commemorate the World War I centennial to the director of the department, the Governor, and the Legislature.
Dempsey is on staff at Dickinson Wright PLLC and a member of the Michigan Historical Commission. He holds a bachelor’s degree in social and political science from Michigan State University and a law degree from George Washington University. He is also a former chairman of small telecom providers association of Michigan, Michigan History Foundation and president of the Michigan Historical Commission.
Dempsey is an award-winning contributor to five books, articles on Michigan History and culture. He has practiced law for 33 years and is an editor of Michigan Administrative Law Journal. He has been named a “Best Lawyer in America” and “Super Lawyer.” He is a life member of the Plymouth Historical Society.
Dempsey and his wife, Suzzanne, are the parents of two children and have been married for 43 years. They have lived in Plymouth Township for 33 years.
“I am confident this group of individuals will work together to compile a list of recommendations that will properly commemorate the centennial of World War I in Michigan,” Snyder said.