In Memoriam

Professor David King

David King passed away in 2016, following a valiant battle with cancer. Professor King was associate dean for the law school for 24 years and was named its interim dean from 2000 to 2002. A 1968 graduate of Dartmouth College, he was drafted into the army and served in Vietnam from 1969 to 1971. After his service, he went to law school in his home state of Ohio and received an LL.M. from Harvard Law School in 1977. Professor King joined the faculty of UB in 1978 and was among the leaders of the faculty who administered the transition of the law school to Quinnipiac in the early 1990s. Through his almost 40 years of service to these institutions, students and faculty alike regarded him as a highly respected teacher, scholar, and leader. He taught courses in property, land use and urban planning, as well as trusts and estates, and real estate. Professor King truly loved teaching law, and his passion for it and his students was clear to anyone who walked into his classroom.

Professor King had many interests outside of teaching law, including a love for cooking, entertaining, running, skiing, classic rock, cars, and the Cleveland Browns. He is interred at Arlington National Cemetery and is dearly missed by the UB/Quinnipiac community.

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