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Lillian Harris Friedman, 74, a registered nurse and homemaker who was active in securing a historic designation for her Northeast Philadelphia community of Greenbelt Knoll, died Aug. 31 at her home. Friedman and her husband, Arthur, championed the historic designation of Greenbelt Knoll, regarded as the nation's first planned racially-integrated housing development, and succeeded when it was listed as a...
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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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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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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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H. Donald Busch, 74, a physicist, lawyer and businessman who established legal precedents that shaped the distribution of motion pictures, died July 12 at Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse. He was a resident of Philadelphia; Ventnor, N.J.; and Boca Raton, Fla. Busch owned Budco Movie Theaters, now part of AMC Theaters, and served as chairman of the National Organization of Theater...
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