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Monday, February 13, 2006

Today in History: Karl Llewellyn Dies

Karl_llewellyn On this date, February 13, 1962, Karl Nickerson Llewellyn, principal architect of the Uniform Commercial Code, died at Chicago.  In addition to his work in commercial law, Llewellyn had been the only person to have served as editor-in-chief of the Yale Law Review for three years, and the only American citizen to win the Iron Cross fighting for the Kaiser in World War I.

[Frank Snyder]

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