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.r ii. ' . ■ P r i! Ill ' ' S M DORMITORY Grissim H. Walker became a member of the faculty as Associate Professor of Law, and in September, I 954, Chancellor W. W, hHerron joined the faculty as Professor of Law. In February, 1949, the School of Law of Cumberland University was ap- proved by the American Bar Association, provisional approval having been granted at that time. Full approval was granted by the American Bar Asso- ciation in September of 1952. In November of 1952 the School was regis- tered by the Board of Regents of the State of New York. In December of I 952 the school was granted membership in the Association of American Law Schools. This gained for the school every recognition possible for an Ameri- can law school. FRONT VIEW MEMORIAL HALL
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CARUTHERS HALL mum of pre-legal study and three years of study in the School of Law as a re- quirement for the degree of Bachelor of Laws. Every phase of the work in the School of law has been set up on a standard basis. In September, 1947, Arthur A. Weeks joined the faculty as Professor of Law and was made Dean in September, 1948. Bernard B, Bailey joined the faculty as a Professor of Law in August, 1948, and was made Acting Dean of the Law School in September, 1954, upon the resignation of Dean Weeks, who returned to the practice of law. William H. Stanford, Jr., became a member of the faculty as Associate Professor of Law in September, I 949, and returned to private practice in 1952, at which time Mr. Otis J. Bouwsma joined the faculty as Associate Professor of Law. In September, 1953, Mr. REAR VIEW MEMORIAL HALL
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IH DEDICUlii Cumberland University and those who have passed through its doors have played a significant role in the destiny of the Nation as well as the South. Names of its graduates have appeared on the rolls of Congress, the Supreme Court and other divisions of our national and state governments. This honor roll of distinguished graduates serves as a reminder of Cumber- land ' s heritage and as a precedent to us and the many students yet to come. It is a distinct privilege to dedicate the I 955 edition of the PHOENIX to the great men on the Honor Roll for the School of Law. iun D Many of the thousands of graduates of the Cumberland University School of Law have become distinguished in their chosen profession or in some re- lated field, as Indicated in the partial list given below. The list Is by no means complete. Any alumnus or friend who can furnish additional names Is urged to do so. The list does not contain the names of judges of local or county courts, unless such alumni ere distinguished In some other respect. Abernathy, A. J., Chancellor, Tenn. Abernethy, Thomas G., Member of Congress, Miss. Acklen, J. H., Member of Congress. La. Adams Hal W. Judge, Florida Adklns, A. Z., Judge, Florida Allen, A. C, Judge, Texas Allen, Ben, Attorney General, Circuit Judge, Tenn. Allen, Bruce, Assistant Attorney Gen- eral, Texas Allen, George E., former Director of R.F.C., Washington, D.C. Allen, " Private " John, Member of Con- gress, Miss. Allen, M. O., Commissioner of Insur- ance and Banking, Tenn. Allred, James B., Attorney General, Governor, U.S. District Judge, Texas Anderson, George, Judge, Miss. Anderson, Hugh C, Chief Justice, Presiding Judge, Tenn. Anderson, R. S., Judge, Texas Anderson, Walter H., Attorney and Author, Idaho Andrews, W. H., Judge, Texas •Deceased Aralcawa. S., Professor, Imperial Uni- versity, Japan Armstrong, O. K., Member of Con- gress. Mo. Arnett, George T., Judge, Okla. Atchinson, Bryan H., Judge, Texas Adkinson, Richard M., Attorney Gen- eral, Member of Congress, Tenn, Au5t, John R., Chancellor, Tenn. Avery, J. B., Railroad and Public Uiili- ties Commission, Judge Court of Appeals, Tenn. Bailey, Joseph W., U, S. Senator, Texas Barlow, E. C, District Attorney Gen- eral, Miss. Barry, William F. Solicitor General, Tenn. Bate, William B.. U. S. Senator, Tenn. Battle, B. B., Supreme Judge, Ark. Beard, William D., Chief Justice Su- preme Court, Tenn. Beaumont, Campbell, U.S. District Judge, Calif. Bell, B. D., Supreme Judge, Tenn. Bennett, Rysden Tyler, Judge Supreme Court and Member of Congress, N.C, iifi uii Benton, M. E., Member of Congress, Mo. Best, Emory FIsk, Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of ihe In- terior, Washington. D.C. BIgham, Knox G., District Attorney General, Tenn, Black, Eugene, Member of Congress. Texas, Judge U.S. Tax Court Blackard, Charles G., Judge, Part II, Davidson County, Tenn. Blackburn, George P., Judge and At- torney General. Texas Blackshear, W. R. Judge, Texas Blair, J. T. Chief Justice Supreme Court, Mo. Blair, James T., Jr., Lieutenant Gov- ernor of Mo. Blair, Sam, Judge, Mo. Bonner. J. W., Judge, Tenn. ' Boulden, Virgil, Justice of Supreme Court of Ala. Bourland, Virgil, Judge, Ark. " Bowman, John B., Attorney General, Tenn. Boyd, Ernest H., Attorney General, Chancellor, Tenn. Brady, Robert S., Judge, Tenn. Branning, Pierre H., Judge, Fla. " Brantley, Theodore. Chief Justice, Mont. Breathett, James, Judge, Ky. Brett, Rutherford, Supreme Judge, Okla. Broadbent, A. B., Judge, Tenn. •Brown, Foster B., Member of Con- gress, Tenn. Brown, H. B. Judge, Tenn. Brown, Joseph, Member of Congress, Tenn.
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