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Richard S. Mendelson (access required)

Longtime Alexandria lawyer Richard S. Mendelson died May 16 of pancreatic cancer. He was 71. A native of Alexandria, he graduated from the University of Virginia in 1966 and the U.Va. law school in 1969. After six years in private ...

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Tristram T. Hyde IV (access required)

Retired General District Judge Tristram T. Hyde IV of Litwalton died April 18 of brain cancer. He was 75. He was a graduate of Hamp­den-Sydney College and the Univer­sity of Virginia law school. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps ...

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Johnny S. Joannou (access required)

Portsmouth lawyer and former legis­lator Johnny S. Joannou died on May 6 of lung cancer. He was 76. Del. Joannou served more than 30 years in the General Assembly before his defeat last summer in a House of Delegates primary. ...

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Lelia Baum Hopper (access required)

Virginia court official Lelia Baum Hopper of Richmond passed away on April 28. Ms. Hopper served as the director of the Court Improvement Project at the Office of the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virginia from the in­ception ...

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Eddie R. Vaughn Jr. (access required)

Former Hanover County Common­wealth’s Attorney Eddie R. Vaughn Jr. died April 21. He was 67. After graduating from the Universi­ty of Richmond law school, Mr. Vaughn served as assistant commonwealth’s attorney in Richmond from 1976-1980 and as the commonwealth’s attorney ...

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Thomas G. Baker Jr. (access required)

Former Del. Thomas G. Baker Jr., 59, of Dublin, died April 15 at a Pulaski hospital. He graduated from Radford College and the Washington & Lee University law school. Mr. Baker served as a member of the House of Delegates ...

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Martha B. Brissette (access required)

Martha Joy Blevins Brissette, an attorney with the State Board of Elections, died March 27. She was 56. A native of Maryland, Ms. Brissette earned her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Richmond. She spent much of her ...

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D. Michael Atkins (access required)

Charlottesville lawyer D. Michael Atkins died Feb. 14 at age 65. Born in Richmond, Mr. Atkins graduated from Douglas Freeman High School in 1969. He graduated from the University of Richmond in 1973 and from the University of Virginia law ...

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Colon H. Whitehurst (access required)

Retired Chesapeake General District Judge Colon H. Whitehurst died Dec. 18 after a battle with cancer. He was 64. The judge attended Virginia Wesleyan College and earned his law degree from the College of William & Mary in 1979. After ...

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Robert E.R. Huntley (access required)

Robert E.R. Huntley, a former president of Washington and Lee University, died Dec. 10 in Lexington. He was 86. A 1950 graduate of W&L, he earned his law degree from the W&L law school seven years later, after serving in ...

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