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Donald R. Lee Jr. (access required)

Donald R. Lee Jr. of Ashland, a partner in the Richmond law firm of Macauley, Lee & Powell, died May 22. He was 39. Mr. Lee was known for his work in defending death row inmates. He received his undergraduate ...

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Charles Wynne Tolbert (access required)

Charles Wynne Tolbert, a lawyer who had practiced in Arlington since 1947, died May 3 at Arlington Hospital after a heart attack. He was 82. Mr. Tolbert, who was known by his middle name, lived in Arlington. After heading the ...

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George L. Gullette (access required)

George L. Gullette died in his sleep on April 16, 2000, of a sudden heart attack at his retirement home in St. Augustine, Fla. He was 85. He was born in Florence, Ala., in 1914, where he spent his childhood. ...

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Ralph N. Norvell (access required)

Ralph N. Norvell, a former professor at the George Mason University law school and dean of its predecessor school, died April 29 in Temple, Texas. He was 79. He was dean of the International School of Law in Arlington from ...

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Henry D. Garnett (access required)

Retired Newport News Circuit Judge Henry D. Garnett died April 25. He was 85. A native of Fredericksburg, Judge Garnett attended the University of Richmond, then the T.C. Williams School of Law, until 1942, when he enlisted in the U.S. ...

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William G. Harris (access required)

William G. Harris, retired senior partner and a founder of the Richmond-based law firm of McGuire Woods Battle & Boothe, died May 1 in Ocean Ridge, Fla. He was 83. A native of South Carolina, he moved to Richmond in ...

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Curtis A. Sumpter (access required)

Curtis A. Sumpter, longtime commonwealth’s attorney in Floyd County, died April 9 of Alzheimer’s disease. He was 92. A native of Floyd County, Mr. Sumpter graduated from Roanoke College in 1929. He moved to Baltimore, where he worked for Western ...

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H. Lewis Chenault (access required)

H. Lewis Chenault, who practiced law in King William County for nearly 40 years, died March 30. He was 82. Mr. Chenault graduated from Virginia Polytechnical Institute in 1939. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II from ...

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Mavis C. Cobb (access required)

Mavis Clotilde Cobb, the first female member of the Fairfax Bar Association, died April 20 in Fairfax. She was 94. Ms. Cobb was the first woman to practice full-time in Fairfax, when she set up her office in 1958, according ...

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