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Class of 1956

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John T. DeGraff Jr, LLB ’56, died on November 23rd, 2019, in Beverwyck, New York, at the age of 91. A senior partner at DeGraff, Foy... Read Full Note


J. William Reeves, LLB '56, died on May 22nd, 2019, in Rochester, New York, at the age of 87. Reeves was a partner in Mousaw,... Read Full Note


Honorable Joseph L. Tauro, LLB '56, died on November 30th, 2018, in Marblehead, Massachusetts, at the age of 87. After graduation,... Read Full Note


Honorable Frederic T. Henry Jr., LLB '56, died on June 16th in Canandaigua at the age of 86. Following graduation, Henry served two... Read Full Note


Richard B. ("Dick") Thaler, AB '53, LLB '56, died on May 27th. Following graduation, Thaler enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, serving... Read Full Note


Douglas C. Pierson, AB '54, LLB '56, died on August 18th at the age of 84. In 1962, Pierson co-founded Pierson Wadhams Quinn Yates... Read Full Note


Herbert Moelis, AB '54, JD '56, passed away on December 29, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Rita Moelis and their four children. Added 09/01/2016


Honorable Peter N. Perretti Jr., JD '56, died on February 27th at the age of 84. Following graduation, Perretti spent two years as... Read Full Note