Joseph Hinton Ruff

Professor of Law, 1922-1924

Joseph Hinton Ruff was an undergraduate and law student at Trinity College.  His undergraduate studies were interrupted by his service in World War I, for which he was awarded the Croix de Guerre.  In 1919 Ruff completed his AB degree and was also enrolled in law school classes.  By 1922 he had joined the law faculty.

Ruff died on April 26, 1924. 


Durham, N.C. : Duke University, The Chanticleer (1923)

Trinity College (Durham, N.C.), Annual Catalogue of Trinity College [serial]

Courses Taught

Criminal Law and Procedure


Personal Property


The Statute Law of North Carolina

Texts of the Constitutions

Bailments and Carriers