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A Tribute To Dean William Taylor Muse, M. Ray Doubles Jan 1972

A Tribute To Dean William Taylor Muse, M. Ray Doubles

University of Richmond Law Review

William Taylor Muse - an excellent student, a great teacher, a cooperative member of the faculty, a distinguished Dean, a loyal alumnus, a dedicated public servant, a close friend, a Christian gentleman-this in a nutshell is my recollection of the man I knew intimately for forty-three years.


Dean William Taylor Muse- An Appreciation, George M. Modlin Jan 1972

Dean William Taylor Muse- An Appreciation, George M. Modlin

University of Richmond Law Review

William Taylor Muse was a dedicated man-dedicated to his family, his church, and his University. From the day in 1924 when he enrolled in the University of Richmond until his untimely death on October 31, 1971, except for two brief periods, he devoted his life and his loyalty to the University as a student, professor, and dean. Although his primary interest was the Law School, he was -ever concerned about the general welfare of the total University and was always more than willing to serve it in any capacity. For years he was a member of the important Board of …


William Taylor Muse, Harold F. Snead Jan 1972

William Taylor Muse, Harold F. Snead

University of Richmond Law Review

When Dean William T. Muse departed this life on October 31, 1971, the University of Richmond and the Commonwealth of Virginia suffered a major loss. His many valuable contributions to the University of Richmond, especially the Law School, are a living monument to him. When he was appointed Dean of the Law School in 1947, he resolved to make it one of the finest law schools in the nation. Because of his outstanding legal and administrative ability, devotion to his duties and unimpeachable character, he accomplished his goal. The fact that the Centennial campaign for $500,000 was a success is …


William Taylor Muse- "The Dean", John W. Edmonds Iii Jan 1972

William Taylor Muse- "The Dean", John W. Edmonds Iii

University of Richmond Law Review

It is hard to discuss William Taylor Muse, or The Dean as he was known to most of us, without using superlatives in what would appear to the uninitiated a super abundance. William T. Muse was many things-a devoted husband and father, an ardent Baptist, an enthusiastic and constant fan of athletics at the University of Richmond, a recognized scholar and legal author, a teacher of law for forty years, secre- tary and president of the Virginia State Bar Association, and a Sunday School teacher for most of his adult life. To most of us, he was pri- marily two …