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Seth Wadley

Seth Wadley graduated from Tufts in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. During his time at Tufts, Wadley served as the co-chair of the Tufts Community Union Judiciary. Additionally, Wadley played varsity basketball, and was awarded the Student Affairs Community Service Award twice during his time at Tufts, as well as being named an Outstanding Leader. After graduation, he attended George Washington Law School, and had intended to practice corporate law in Washington D.C. after his graduation. He passed away on December 20, 1999, after being hit by a drunk driver. After his death, a scholarship was raised in his name by the Golden Key Society.

Biography written and researched by Peter Lam.


Kinlaw, Will. “Golden Key Society to raise money for Wadley scholarship.” Tufts Daily. 23 February, 2000.

Murphy, Rich. “Drunk driver sentenced in death of law student.” The GW Hatchet. 11 September, 2000.