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University of Michigan Law School

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Joseph Hardcastle Vance, Jerome C. Knowlton Jan 1901

Joseph Hardcastle Vance, Jerome C. Knowlton

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On December 20, 1900, after a quarter of a century's services in the University of Michigan, Joseph H. Vance died at his rooms on Monroe street in the city of Ann Arbor. He had been confined to the house for only a few days and the announcement of his death shocked many of his friends, who had not learned of his illness. He was seventy-three years of age and to those most intimately associated with him his death was not a surprise. During the past two years marked indications of senility had appeared with painful frequency.


Recollection Of The Law Department, Jerome C. Knowlton Jan 1901

Recollection Of The Law Department, Jerome C. Knowlton

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In 1859 the Department of Law began its work in education at the the university of Michigan, with three professors and ninety students. The faculty consisted of Thomas M. Cooley, James V. Campbell and Charles I. Walker. Judge Cooley resided in Ann Arbor and the other gentlemen lived in Detroit. At this time these men were young and inexperienced in educational work and had not achieved in any marked degree, success at the bar. Today the lives of Cooley, Campbell and Walker make up some of the best chapters in the history of the State of Michigan, and the better ...


Elias Finley Johnson, Jerome C. Knowlton Jan 1901

Elias Finley Johnson, Jerome C. Knowlton

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A biographical sketch of Elias Finley Johnson at the time of his appointment as a Supreme Judge of the Philippines. Includes a photograph.