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Roy Lee Steinheimer
The Michigan Alumnus 226

back in his undergraduate days 
on Campus was a member of the Law
 Club Council and the Board of Gov
ernors of the Lawyers' Club, is now 
Professor of Law. He is also Admis
sions Officer in the Law School. He
 joined the faculty in 1950, after hav
ing been with Sullivan & Cromwell in
 New York City, and he teaches gen
erally in the field of commercial law. 
Professor Steinheimer received the
 A.B. degree from the University of
 Kansas, and some of his other activi
ties as a law student at Michigan were
 membership in Barristers, as well as
 reaching the Campbell Competition 
finals. He is a member of Phi Kappa
 Psi, Phi Delta Phi and Phi Beta Kap
pa, as well as professional organiza
tions. Professor Steinheimer is mar
ried to the former Jane Powell Patch
ett, a graduate of Agnes Irwin School 
for Girls, in Philadelphia.