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Beutel, Frederick Keating, 1897-1983



Frederick Keating Beutel was born October 23, 1897, in Montgomery Alabama. He graduated in 1921 from Cornell University and received his law degrees from Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1925, S.J.D. 1928.

Before coming to Nebraska in 1945, Dr. Beutel taught law at Tulane University, was a visiting professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern, Dean at the Law College of Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge, and Professor of Law at William and Mary.

Dr. Beutel was Dean of the Nebraska Law College from 1945- 1949 and law professor from 1949-1963, when he retired. After leaving Nebraska, he taught a Rutgers, the University of Puerto Rico, Illinois, at Champaign, Arizona State, and Washington University, St. Louis. He died November 22, 1983 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

An internationally recognized scholar, Dr. Beutel was the author of 11 books and numerous articles. He was an authority on constitutional law, commercial law, jurisprudence, bills and notes.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Frederick Keating Beutel, Law Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-19-20-01
Scope and Contents

The collection contains several of Frederick Beutel’s books (others are in SPEC/FACULTY, LOVE or the Law Library), articles, papers, addresses, manuscripts of papers and books, correspondence, and law course materials.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1963