William Burnett Harvey (b. 1922; d. 1999), Indiana University School of Law’s ninth Dean, was born in Greenville, South Carolina and raised in Erwin, Tennessee. After serving in World War II he graduated from Wake Forest College (1943) and then received his J.D. from the University of Michigan (1949). He joined the faculty of the University of Michigan Law School in 1951. Eleven years later he took a two year leave of absence to serve as Dean of the University of Ghana Law School. He returned to the Michigan Law School in 1964, remaining there until he was hired by Indiana in 1966. Harvey left Indiana in 1971 to teach at the University of Kenya. Two years later he joined the faculty of Boston University Law School, retiring in 1987.

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