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Alfred Littlefield Smith Jr. (access required)

Alfred Littlefield Smith Jr., a lawyer who practiced in Richmond and served as a business and law professor at Virginia Commonwealth University died May 29. He was 56. A graduate of Virginia Military Institute, he earned a law degree from ...

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Ralph N. Boccarosse Jr. (access required)

Fairfax lawyer Ralph Nicholas Boccarosse Jr.died May 19 following complications from heart surgery. He was 54. A native of Connecticut, Mr. Boccarosse graduated from the University of Delaware in 1971; he he earned his law degree in 1974 from the ...

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Bradford Fleming Johnson (access required)

Bradford Fleming Johnson, a former social worker who opened a Richmond law practice in 1981, died April 7. He was 53. Mr. Johnson earned his undergraduate and master’s degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University. He then served as director of the ...

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Judge Philip H. Hickson (access required)

Retired U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Philip Henry Hickson died May 15 in Lynchburg. He was 95. Anative of Lynchburg, he graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1930. After practicing with another firm for two years, he started ...

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Judge John D. Buck (access required)

John D. Buck, the longtime Radford prosecutor who closed his career by serving as a Juvenile & Domestic Relations Judge in the New River Valley, died April 16. He was 74. A native of West Virginia, Judge Buck graduated from ...

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Ruth Turner (access required)

Ruth B. Turner — known as the “voice and face of the Virginia State Bar” — died April 19 at her home in Richmond, of an apparent heart attack. She was 61. Turner worked for 18 years as the front-desk ...

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Willis M. Anderson (access required)

Willis M. “Wick” Anderson, a lawyer whose political career included service as Roanoke mayor and as a member of the House of Delegates, died April 23 of pancreatic cancer. He was 73. “He was a true Southern gentleman who contributed ...

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Clive L. DuVal II (access required)

Clive L. DuVal II, who represented Northern Virginia in the General Assembly for 26 years, died Feb. 25. He was 89. Mr. DuVal served six years in the House of Delegates until 1972, when he was elected to the first ...

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