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James Valentine Campbell

James Valentine Campbell

Years at Michigan: 1859 - 1885
Marshall Professor of Law
Dean of Law

Faculty Member Resources

Law School


January 1, 1906
History of the University of Michigan
March 1, 1908
The Michigan Alumnus