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IN MEMORIAM

LAUCH MCLAURIN

Lauch McLarin, professor of law, died on December 21, 1920. A memorial service was held at the law school.

Professor McLarin was born in 1854 in Simpson County, Mississippi. He earned a bachelor's and an LLD degree from the University of Mississippi in 1874 and 1908, respectively. He was admitted to the bar in 1875 and entered law practice in Mississippi in 1876. From 1883 to 1890 he served as chancellor of the Tenth Judicial District of Mississippi.

From 1890 to 1894 he was in practice with Judge Bookhout in Dallas. In 1894 he formed a law partnership with General A. P. Wozencraft. Professor McLarin joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in 1908, where he taught until his death.

In 1921 The Alcalde published two memorials in honor of Professor McLarin.

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John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty

Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on January 18, 2001.

The UT Law Library Archives has addtional materials at http://www.law.utexas.edu/rare/archives.htm