Honoring the Life and Legacy of Judge Damon J. Keith 

A Life of Service

Long Term Exhibition

We are proud to open our newest gallery in our And Still We Rise permanent exhibition.

Opened February 27, 2024

The Charles H. Wright Museum is proud to debut a new gallery that honors the life and legacy of the Honorable Judge Damon J. Keith. The exhibition,“The Judge Damon J. Keith Exhibit”, is a timeline of the journey of Judge Keith's life, through an interactive experience that features innovative technology. Through a curatorial partnership with The Wright Museums staff and other key stakeholders, we highlighted Judge Keith's childhood, his family, military service, education, legal practice, and service as a federal district judge.

Judge Damon Jerome Keith Judge Damon Jerome Keith

(July 4, 1922 – April 28, 2019) 

The Honorable Judge Damon Jerome Keith was a United States circuit judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and a former United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.