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Dean Margaret Bauer

Portia Law School, 1937

1943 Dean Margaret Bauer

Dean Margaret Bauer stands between Rhode Island Senator Theodore F. Green (left) and United Nations Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge at a 1960 ceremony celebrating honorary degree recipients. Courtesy of The Boston Public Library, Print Department

When Dean York passed away, Margaret Bauer was the unanimous choice to replace him. Bauer, a North Carolina native, originally arrived at Portia Law School as a student. After graduating in 1937, she stayed on as an administrator and then as a faculty member. She was named dean in 1953.

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