Ed Devitt ’32

1977 Fr. Walter Reger Distinguished Alumnus
U.S. district court judge and Congressman

Ed Devitt

Judge Edward Devitt found ample time during his years on the bench as Minnesota's chief U.S. district judge and as representative in Congress to serve his alma mater. Soon after graduation he was on the board of directors of the Grand Forks chapter of the SJU Alumni Association. He was president of the Alumni Association board in 1941-43, one of the youngest presidents ever. He was a member of the University's Board of Regents from 1958-73.