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James Benjamin Kerr ’38

Published in June 12, 1991, issue

JIM KERR, admired Ft. Lauderdale lawyer, died Jan. 22, 1991, in Asheville, N.C., near his summer home after a long illness.

He came to Princeton via University School in Pittsburgh and Haverford Prep. to major in history. He was manager of the soccer team, supervisor of gatemen and inspectors at the stadium, and a member of Elm Club. After earning his law degree at the Univ. of Florida, he served four years as an officer on corvettes, mine sweepers, and destroyer escorts on both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. He then set up practice in Hollywood, Fla. After eight years he moved to Fort Lauderdale, where he practice until retirement in 1988.

Jun enjoyed the arts and was one of the first president of the Fort Lauderdale Museum and was president of the Broward County Bar Assn. He was buried from Ali Saints Episcopal Church in Fort Lauderdale.

He is survived by his widow, Dorothy, sons James B. and Leigh R., daughter Jean (Mrs. Fraser Schaufele), and seven grandchildren. They have our deep sympathy.

The Class of 1938

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