George D. Goodman Runs For Re-Election on Ypsilanti City Council, March 1972 Photographer: Cecil Lockard
Ann Arbor News, March 8, 1972
George D. Goodman
Ann Arbor News, March 27, 1973
G. D. Goodman
George D. Goodman was born in 1940 and grew up in Ypsilanti. His father George worked at the Ford River Rouge plant and his mother Thelma owned and operated Goodman’s Fashion Center on Harriet Street. After graduating from Roosevelt School and Eastern Michigan University, he served as a U.S. Army officer in Germany for 5 years. Goodman is best known for being the mayor of Ypsilanti from 1972 to 1982. He was also director of the University of Michigan Opportunity Program and the Michigan Municipal League. He and his wife Judith have been married for sixty years, and they have two sons.