Class Notes

Class Notes are displayed in the order that they are received. You may also view notes by decade, or by class year – simply click on the decade or click on the + symbol to expand the decade and display by year. If a given class year does not appear, notes do not exist for that particular year.

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Paul M. Wright '52

Retired Circuit Court Judge Paul M. Wright, 92, of Lakewood Ranch, Fla., died peacefully on Monday, March 23, 2020, after an extended illness. Paul practiced law with his brother, Wendell, in Danville before being elected as Vermilion County Probate Judge in 1958. Paul was later elected as a 5th Judicial Circuit Court Judge, retiring as Chief Circuit Court Judge in 1987.

Bob Butler '52

Bob Butler, one of the longest serving mayors in the United States, died on Monday, April 22nd at 92 years old. He was the mayor of Marion, Illinois for over 50 years. 

Clifford M. Carney '52

Clifford M. Carney age 90, passed away May 27th, 2017. Clifford was admitted in to law in 1952, where he remained licensed for 65 years. He was President of the DuPage Bar Association, President of the Election Commission and President of the Lions Club.