James Caverly Newlin Paul died peacefully at his home in Trappe Maryland on September 13, 2011. He was 85. Jim Paul was born April 30, 1926 in the Chestnut Hill area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to the late William and Adelaide Paul, also of Chestnut Hill and, later, Easton, MD. He moved his family to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 1963, where he served for six years as the founding dean and moving force behind the establishment of Ethiopia’s first law school, and later served as Dean of Rutgers law school. He enjoyed retirement on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, in particular sailing and bird watching, and spending time with his grandchildren. Jim is survived by his wife of 63 years, Peggy Paul of Trappe, Maryland; a sister, Margaret P. Kingsland, of Catonsville, MD and a brother, Peter C. Paul, of Cambridge, MD; two daughters, Martha M. Paul of Concord, MA and Adelaide S. Paul of Philadelphia, PA; a son, Nicholas N. Paul of San Diego, CA; seven grandchildren; and two great granddaughters. Jim’s life will be celebrated, and remembered, at a service to take place at Third Haven Friends Meeting, 405 S. Washington St., Easton, Maryland, on October 8, 2011, at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Talbot Hospice Foundation, 586 Cynwood Drive, Easton, MD 21601. Arrangements are being handled by Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home, P.A., 200 S. Harrison St., Easton, MD 21601.
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