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Obituary: Malcolm Pitt Friddell (access required)

Retired Richmond attorney Malcolm Pitt “Mac” Friddell died March 12. He was 68. Mr. Friddell graduated from Norfolk Academy before earning his undergraduate degree from Princeton University. He then went on to attend the University of Virginia, where he earned ...

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Obituary: Robert W. Saubert (access required)

Retired Radford attorney Robert Wayne Saubert died March 11. He was 73. Mr. Saubert earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas and his J.D. from Drake University. He later attended graduate school at Virginia Tech, majoring in accounting. ...

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Obituary: M. Pierce Rucker

Retired Richmond attorney M. Pierce Rucker died Feb. 13. He was 71. Born in Richmond, Mr. Rucker graduated from St. Christopher’s School in 1967 before earning his undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia in 1971. He went on to ...

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Obituary: John W. Anderson

Richmond attorney John W. Anderson died Feb. 7. He was 70. Born in Richmond, Mr. Anderson earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Richmond in 1973. He earned his law degree from the UR law school in 1977. From ...

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Obituary: Clyde H. Perdue Jr.

Retired Franklin County Circuit Judge Clyde H. Perdue Jr. died Feb. 13. He was 66. The son of a lawyer, Judge Perdue earned his undergraduate and master’s degrees from Virginia Tech in 1977 and 1979, respectively. He then earned his ...

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Obituary: Lyon G. Tyler Jr. (access required)

Lyon Gardiner Tyler Jr. died Sept. 26 in Franklin, Tennessee. He was 95. A native of Richmond, Mr. Tyler was the grandson on John Tyler, the 10th American president. His father, Lyon G. Tyler Sr., served as president of the ...

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Obituary: Clyde H. Hamilton (access required)

Judge Clyde Henry Hamilton of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals died Sept. 2, in Columbia, South Carolina. He was 86. A native of Edgefield, South Carolina, he earned his undergraduate degree from Wofford College in 1956. He then ...

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Bernard Cohen, lawyer who took on mixed marriage law, dies at 86

Bernard Cohen/Photo courtesy of Karen Cohen

Former Del. Bernard S. Cohen, who won a landmark case that led to the U.S. Supreme Court’s rejection of laws forbidding interracial marriage and later went on to a successful political career as a state legislator, died Oct. 19 of ...

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