Law School Mourns Passing of Former Vice President Walter Mondale ‘56  

April 19, 2021

Walter F. Mondale ‘56, former vice president of the United States and 1984 Democratic nominee for president, has died at 93.

“We are heartbroken by the news of Vice President Mondale’s death,” said Garry W. Jenkins, Dean and William S. Pattee Professor of Law. “As a politician, public servant, diplomat, and lawyer, Walter Mondale exemplified the values of leadership and service that we seek to foster at Minnesota Law. In addition, he led with a remarkable degree of warmth and humility that always put his fellow citizens and the common good first.”

See story in Minnesota Law magazine.


Walter F. Mondale
Walter F. Mondale

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