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Joseph M. Bailey

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Joseph M. BaileyAlong with Thomas A. Moran, Joseph M. Bailey, a former chief justice of Illinois, co-founded the Chicago Evening Law Class, which later became the Chicago College of Law (the law department at Lake Forest University), with Bailey serving as dean from 1888 to 1895. Chicago College of Law later merged with Kent College of Law to form Chicago-Kent College of Law; in 1969 Chicago-Kent became Illinois Tech’s law school.

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