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Catherine T. Judge (JD 1957, LLM 1960) served as the Suffolk University Law School Registrar from 1955-1967. In 1967, she became the Law School's first female full-time teacher and the first female full professor in 1974. Known as the "grande dame…

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Thomas Vreeland Jones (JD 1915) was one of the first African Americans to graduate from Suffolk University Law School. Jones was also a veteran of WWI. his family, friends and the Black American Law Students Association at Suffolk University Law…

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Caption reads: The first twins to register for the pre-legal course of Suffolk University, College of Liberal Arts, are Eleanor Frances and Frances Eleanor O'Brien. They are filing application blanks with Miss Carrolla A. Bryant, Registrar. The twins…

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Image scanned from the Suffolk Law Register, Vol. 2, No. 2. The chair in front of window marks the spot where Archer gave his first lecture.

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Pictured: Ann Picardi (center). Ann Picardi is the first woman elected as Suffokl University's student body president

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Pictured: Professors Guy V. Slade, Thomas C. Eccles, Southworth, McCarthy, Smith, O'Connor, William B. Masterson, John Griffin

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Hayashi was the first student of Japanese heritage to graduate from Suffolk University Law School. See also the Class of 1922 photo (SU-0344)

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Scanned from a copy of the Suffolk Law Register 11/1916, Vol. 2. "The Suffolk Law School was here founded September 19, 1906. The bay window marks the first lecture room. In this window were hung transparent glass signs 'Archer's Evening Law…

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Jeanne M. Hession (JD 1956) was the first woman elected Suffolk University Law School President (1955) and the first woman appointed to Suffolk University's Board of Trustees (1973), served as Vice-Chair from 1976-1996

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Catherine T. Judge (JD 1957, LLM 1960) served as the Suffolk University Law School Registrar from 1955-1967. In 1967, she became the Law School's first female full-time teacher and the first female full professor in 1974. Known as the "grande dame…

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The Suffolk University Law School Register was likely the university's first publication (1915)

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Ivorey Cobb, a 1960 Suffolk University Law School graduate became the first African American to be appointed as a judge in New Hampshire in 1964.

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The Suffolk University Law School Register was likely the university's first publication (1915)

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Jeanne M. Hession (JD 1956) was the first woman elected Suffolk University Law School President (1955) and the first woman appointed to Suffolk University's Board of Trustees (1973), served as Vice-Chair from 1976-1996

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Pictured (left to right): Treasurer Hiram J. Archer, John B. Hynes and President Walter M. Burse (1948-1954)

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Nelson D. Simons (JD 1925) was the first Native American graduate of Suffolk University Law School. He was later elected chief of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe
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