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A letter from Governor Otto Kerner commending Chicago Kent College of Law upon the dedication of the remodeled building at 10 N. Franklin.
April 11, 1961
MESSAGE FROM GOVERNOR KERNER
As Governor of Illinois, I am happy to send my greetings and best wishes to Chicago Kent College of Law on the occasion of dedication day for its newly remodeled building.
I am certain I join with Chicago Kent's more than 5,000 graduates, its many friends and benefactors in wishing the school faculty continued success in providing a major share of Chicago lawyers, members of our judiciary and leaders in state and city bar associations and civic organizations.
We also commend Chicago Kent for selecting two outstanding representatives of the legal profession, Weymouth Kirkland, distinguished alumnus and member of the class of 1901 and Chief Justice Walter V. Schaefer, of the Illinois Supreme Court, as recipients of its first honorary degrees.
We join with citizens throughout Illinois today to wish Chicago Kent College of Law a bright future as it continues to provide a legal education for mature, serious student of the law in its handsome quarters.
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Kerner, Otto, "Message from Governor Otto Kerner, 1961" (1961). Law School Memorabilia. 8.