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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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Jackson L. Kiser — Obituary

Senior U.S. District Judge Jackson L. Kiser died Oct. 21. He was 91. A native of West Virginia, Judge Kiser graduated from Concord College in 1951, then earned his law degree from the Washington and Lee University law school. After ...

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Tonita Minge Foster

Retired Roanoke attorney Tonita Minge Foster died Oct. 8. She was 76. After earning her B.A. in psychology from the University of Richmond, Ms. Foster went on to graduate from the George Washington University law school in 1969. She began ...

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William H. Ledbetter Jr.

Retired Spotsylvania Judge William H. Ledbetter Jr. died Oct. 6. He was 79. A native of Stedman, North Carolina, Judge Ledbetter graduated first in his class at the University of Richmond law school and got his master’s degree at Yale ...

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Daniel P. Goode (access required)

Retired Virginia Beach and Chesapeake attorney Daniel Paul “Danny” Goode died Sept. 23. He was 67. Mr. Goode graduated summa cum laude from Old Dominion University. After earning his bachelor’s degree, he worked for a short time as a fraud ...

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Lawrence R. Ambrogi

Former Frederick County prosecutor Lawrence R. “Larry” Ambrogi died Sept. 22. He was 83. Born in 1937 in Washington, DC, Mr. Ambrogi received his bachelor’s degree from Randolph-Macon College and his law degree from American University. He was appointed Frederick ...

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Joseph E. Gibson

Joseph E. Gibson, a longtime professor of law and accounting at the University of Virginia, died Aug. 17. He was 96 Born in Fauquier County, Mr. Gibson enlisted in the United States Air Force after high school and served from ...

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