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Samuel Herman, 74, a longtime book-publisher's representative, died Sept. 14. Born in Philadelphia, he was a resident of North Wales since 1974. At 17, Herman enlisted in the Air Force, where he was stationed in Wyoming, Montana and Japan, achieving the rank of sergeant. For the past 45 years, he worked as a book-publisher's representative, first for Como Sales and...
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Arnold H. Raphaelson, 80, professor emeritus of economics at Temple University, died July 22 at Abington Memorial Hospital. He was a resident of Dresher. Born and raised in Worcester, Mass., Raphaelson attended public schools there, and graduated from Cushing Academy, Ashburnham, Mass. He was editor of the Brown Daily Herald , and earned an A.B. in English from Brown University...
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When he died on Aug. 8 at age 71, Stephen E. Solms left behind a legacy of landmark living -- and not just because he was the guiding force behind Historic Landmarks for Living, a real estate venture and adventure that helped re-shape the city's skyline beginning in 1978. Solms took the gusto and guts that propelled him to form...
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Theodore S. Halpern, better known to many as "Uncle Ted," believed that nothing built a young person's character quite like summer camp. Halpern and other family members owned and operated three camps in the Poconos, including Pine Forest, which draws a mostly Jewish clientele. The 83-year-old Lafayette Hill resident died on July 18. Halpern's father-in-law, Hughie Black, a professional basketball...
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Leonard (Lee) Brown, 96, retired owner of the Mifflin Company, died July 21. He was a resident of Jupiter, Fla., and formerly of Philadelphia. Brown created the Ric Cosmetic Products Company and the Brown Drug and Chemical Company in 1942, after a short time in the U.S. Coast Guard. In 1943, he merged his company with the Mifflin Chemical Company...
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