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Thomas Edward Headrick, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Connecticut 1960, California 1962. Named to, Franklin and Marshall Sports Hall of Fame, 2002. Member Phi Beta Kappa.


Headrick, Thomas Edward was born on June 28, 1933 in East Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of Lewis Barnard and Marian Elizabeth (Rogers) Headrick.


Bachelor of Arts, Franklin and Marshall College, 1955;Bachelor of Letters, Oxford (England) University, 1958;Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1960;Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1975.


Assistant director, Ansonia (Connecticut) Redevelopment Agency, 1959-1960;law clerk to justice, Washington State Supreme Court, Olympia, 1960-1961;associate firm, Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro, San Francisco, 1961-1964;management consultant, Emerson Cons., London, 1964-1966;management consultant, Baxter, McDonald & Company, Berkeley, California, 1966-1967;assistant dean, Stanford University Law School, 1967-1970;vice president academic affairs, Lawrence University, 1970-1976;dean law school, U. at Buffalo, 1976-1985;professor of law, University at Buffalo, since 1976;interim dean arts and letters faculty, U. at Buffalo, 1990;distinguished service professor, U. at Buffalo, since 1993;provost, U. at Buffalo, 1995-1999;senior counselor to president, U. at Buffalo, since 1999. Consultant National Endowment for Humanities, National Science Foundation. Legal commentator Station WKBW-television, 1978-1980.


Member Law and Society Association Beta Kappa.


Married Mary Margaret Shontz, June 27, 1957. Children– Trevor, Todd.