The University Record, October 1, 2001
Knock, Knock . . .
|Chances are youve passed this door hundreds of times or may have even crossed over its threshold . . . but do you remember where its located? Each week the Record will snap a stoop. See if you can guess where it is. If you cant get a handle on its location, check out the answer in the next Record. (Photo by Bill Wood, U-M Photo Services)|
The Murfin gate on the side of West Quadrangle facing South Quadrangle from the Sept. 24 issue was erected in 1937 by the student dormitory committee in testimonial to regent James Orin Murfin who served the U 19181937. The Murfin plaque states: In grateful recognition of his unfailing interest in the life and activities of the student body of the University of Michigan. Murfin received undergraduate degree from U-M in 1895 and a law degree from U-M in 1896.
Answer from Sept. 24 isssue
He practiced law in Detroit and served as the president of U-Ms Lawyers Club 19251933. There is a portrait of Murfin by Iris A. Miller in the Lawyers Club Lounge in the U-M School of Law.