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Class of 1956

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Honorable Robert A. Contiguglia, JD '56, died on May 31st at the age of 84. After graduation, Contiguglia and his twin brother,... Read Full Note


Maurice ("Mickey") D. O'Connell, LLB '56, died on April 20th at the age of 85. After graduation, O'Connell began his legal practice... Read Full Note


Martin S. Cole, LLB '56 died peacefully on November 23rd at the age of 82 at home with his wife, Dionne and his dog Pierre at his... Read Full Note


Richard Earl Gordon, LLB '56 died on December 18th in Syracuse at the age of 82. He served as the confidential law clerk for the... Read Full Note


Noel "Buzz" deCordova Jr., AB'51, JD'56 died on June 4th at the age of 84. DeCordova began his legal career at the Securities and... Read Full Note


Judge Joseph L. Tauro, LLB '56, was recently featured in a biography published by the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education... Read Full Note


William W. Bell, LLB '56, died at the age of 83 on March 18, 2011, after a long battle with cancer. Bell served in the Army before... Read Full Note


Jack M. Quartararo, JD '56, died on May 7, 2011, near his home in Wellington, FL. Quartararo came to Cornell after serving as an... Read Full Note


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