Frank J. Kelley ('51)Frank Kelley recently published his autobiography titled, The People's Lawyer: The Life and Times of Frank J. Kelley, the Nation's Longest Serving Attorney General. Kelley noted that his legacy lies in the talented team of lawyers he assembled and his influence as a fighter for consumer and environmental protection throughout his career.
James L. Ryan ('57)Judge Ryan, former justice of the Michigan Supreme Court, was inducted into the Michigan Irish American Hall of Fame on September 13 in Muskegon. The Michigan Irish American Hall of Fame recognizes Irish Americans who have made important contributions in various areas of life in Michigan, such as public service. Ryan was appointed to Michigan's high court in 1975 by Governor William Milliken, where he served as the 89th Justice. In 1985, he was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to serve on the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, assumed the status of senior judge in 2000, and retired in 2010.
Lamont C. Begole ('52)Lee BeGole was recognized by the Novi Rotary Club, as he celebrated his 95th birthday. BeGole was the first police chief for the city of Novi and served for many years.