Manly W. Mumford, 78, died December 31,2003, in Chicago, Illinois. He was born in Evanston, Illinois. He was a graduate of Harvard College (Class of 1940) and of Northwestern University School of Law (Class of 1950). A partner of Chapman and Cutler, he was a nationally renowned municipal bond lawyer. He was president of The Cliff Dwellers. A member of the Literary Club since 1961, he served as chairman, Officers and Members, chairman, Arrangements and Exercises, and four terms as chairman of Publications. He was president of the Club in 1978-79. He presented 18 papers and was the leader at two Book Nights.