Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Retiring Judge Grew up at Gally

A Maryland judge who grew up on Gallaudet's campus is retiring. Calvert County Circuit Court Judge Warren Krug (his photo is on the left) is stepping down after more than 18 years on the bench. His father, Walter Krug, was the Dean of Men and a professor at the Washington, DC school, Krug spent his youth among deaf students, living at Gallaudet until his father died in 1962. Walter Krug joined the Gallaudet faculty in 1927 as an Assistant Professor of Mathematics. He served as Dean of College Men for 45 years, from 1927 to 1962. He became the chairperson of the Division of Mathematics and Science in the fall of 1948. One of the dorms was named after him.