Clarence E. Manion, graduated in 1922 from the College of Law and returned in 1925 as a faculty member to rise to the deanship in 1941. From 1922 to 1925 he was associated in the practice of law with the firm of Walker and Walker, Evansville, Indiana. In 1920 he became an instructor in American history at the University of Notre Dame while studying for his law degree. Prior to his teaching duties, Manion served in the United States Army 1917–1919. In 1915 he earned his Bachelor of Arts from St. Mary's College, Kentucky, followed by his Masters of Arts and Master of Philosophy from the Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., in 1916 and 1918.
The Manion Era 1941–1952, in A Century of Law at Notre Dame, Philip S. Moore C.S.C.
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