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John F. Donahue died on May 11, 2017. He was often known as Jack Donahue. He was the founder of Federated Investors (headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) in 1955. Donahue had been chairman and chief executive officer of Federated and a trustee/director of the firm from 1989 until April 1998. He served as the chief executive ..

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Veronica Steele was born on November 26, 1947, and died on January 4, 2017. She was a cheesemaker from Eyeries, West Cork. Steele pioneered the homegrown Irish artisan cheese industry with the introduction of Milleens cheese, which achieved national attention when it was picked up by Declan Ryan for use in the Arbutus Lodge, Cork. ..

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Lois Fitt Rice was born on February 28, 1933, and died on January 4, 2017. She was an American corporate executive, scholar, and education policy expert. Rice was also called the ‘‘mother of the Pell Grant” for her work lobbying for its creation, she was national vice president of the College Board from 1973 until ..

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John Havemeyer “Jack” Tilton Jr was born on April 25, 1951, in Littleton, New Hampshire and died on May 6, 2017. He was an American art dealer, based in New York City. Jack was the son of a father who had studied art at Yale University, designed Christmas cards, and served for many years in ..

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Yoshimitsu Banno was born on March 30, 1931, and died on May 7, 2017. He was a Japanese director. Banno was best known for the cult-classic Godzilla vs. Hedorah, which he directed and co-wrote. He was a special guest at G-Fest XII in 2005. Banno was a co-executive producer of the new Godzilla film with ..

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Svend Olaf Wamnes Akstuft, known as Svend Wam was born on May 5, 1946, in Son, Norway and died on May 7, 2017. He was a Norwegian film director. Wam was best known for his collaborations with Petter Vennerød, creating fourteen films under the moniker Wam og Vennerød. He died in Vestby after a lengthy ..

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