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Judge Robert T. Vaughan (access required)

Retired General District Judge Robert T. Vaughan died Aug. 20. He was 83. Judge Vaughan served from 1978 to 1985 in the General District Court of the 10th Circuit, serving Halifax and Mecklenburg counties. A graduate of Washington & Lee ...

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Al G. Nolan (access required)

Northern Virginia real estate lawyer Al G. Nolan died Aug. 28 in Fairfax. He was 73. A native of Pennsylvania, Mr. Nolan graduated summa cum laude from the University of Scranton; he earned his law degree from the Georgetown University ...

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Robert J. Macbeth Jr. Robert Joseph Macbeth Jr., a former deputy commissioner of the Industrial Commission, died July 31 of liver cancer. He was 54. A native of Richmond, he grew up in Philadelphia. He Graduated from Hampton Institute, now ...

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Vance Hartke (access required)

Vance Hartke, who served as a U.S. senator from Indiana for 18 years and practiced law in Falls Church after his 1976 defeat for reelection, died July 27 of heart failure. He was 84. Sen. Hartke was an old-school liberal ...

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Duncan Byrd Jr. (access required)

Bath County Chief Circuit Judge Duncan Byrd Jr., who served on the bench for 32 years, was killed in a traffic accident on U.S. 220 in Bath County on July 16. He was 60. The judge’s vehicle ran off the ...

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E. Gerald Tremblay (access required)

Former Charlottesville Circuit Judge E. Gerald Tremblay died June 26. He was 80. A New England native, he served for eight years in the 16th Circuit in the 1980s. After serving in the Marines in World War II, he graduated ...

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George Walter Mapp Jr. (access required)

Well-known Eastern Shore attorney George Walter Mapp Jr. passed away on April 28 at the Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. He was 87. Considered to be the “Dean of the Bar” in Accomack County, Mr. Mapp was the ...

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Thomas C. Gordon Jr. (access required)

Thomas C. Gordon Jr., who served on the Supreme Court of Virginia from 1965 to 1972, died May 17. He was 87. Justice Gordon graduated from the University of Virginia in 1936 and from U.Va.’s law school in 1938. He ...

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Ruby Grant Martin (access required)

Ruby Grant Martin, a lawyer who was civil rights director under President Lyndon B. Johnson and a cabinet member in the administration of Gov. L. Douglas Wilder, died May 8 in Richmond. She was 70. In 1967 she became the ...

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