John “Kay” Kessey

Attended Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa

Detroit Police Academy, graduated 1953

GED graduate Detroit Public Schools, 1953

Most Valuable Back, 1953

Head Coach, 1955-1959

6 year record as coach—46 wins, 4 losses, 2 ties

Five years American Football League Champions


City of Melvindale Police Department, Recreation Commission, Public Works Commissioner, Public Safety Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Downtown Development, 6 terms elected Mayor, 3 terms elected Treasurer (present)

·        Family:             Mother, Maxine Ball; sister, Karlie Sloan; brother, Kraig; daughters, Tracey and Shaun; grandson, Gabriel Farraj; granddaughter, Kayanne Farraj

John “Kay” Kessey is a very loyal and dedicated Melvindale citizen