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 Three Decades of Planned Giving
Isabelle and Jerome E. Hyman '47

The Hymans made their first gift to Harvard Law School over a half-century ago, and the first of several planned gifts more than a decade ago. The details of that first planned gift are no longer in the front of Jerry's mind. “It was an annuity,” he says, brow furrowed, “which generated a small annual payment.” But he has no doubt about the primary intent of the gift: “To benefit the Law School, of course."

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Remembering a Beloved Book-Lover
Mrs. Ernst Lampé

Waltrud Lampé, widow of Ernst Lampé ’41, met her future husband in 1950. Waltrud had survived the terrors of World War II; Ernst was a lawyer on the staff of U.S. High Commissioner for Germany John J. McCloy, on a two-year assignment to help reorganize several German companies as part of the overall Marshall Plan.

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What Will Make the World a Better Place?
Carolyn '68 and L. David Clark '68

David and Carolyn Clark — both members of the Class of ’68 — can’t remember exactly when they made their first planned gift to Harvard Law School. “Probably in the first will that I wrote,” Carolyn muses, “there was a bequest to the Law School.”

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Transferred Management of his Trust to Harvard
Cornelius B. Prior, Jr. '62


Neil Prior began thinking about his ultimate gift to
Harvard Law School in the late 1990’s. He was motivated
by the leadership at Harvard Law School — former Deans Elena Kagan and Robert Clark.

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