Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Deaths Elsewhere

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Deaths Elsewhere

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David Margolis * The colorful Justice Department lawyer who directed the prosecutions of dozens of mobsters as head of the organized crime section and later was called on to resolve sensitive ethical and disciplinary matters, including high-profile cases that involved the White House and CIA, died Tuesday (July 12, 2016) at a hospital in Fairfax County, Va. He was 76.

He had a heart-related illness, said his wife, Debby Margolis.

Mr. Margolis began working for the Justice Department in 1965 in the administration of President Lyndon B. Johnson. After leading the Organized Crime and Racketeering Section from 1979 to 1993, he became associate deputy attorney general, a position he held until his death.

Bonnie Brown * One of three siblings whose smooth harmonies influenced generations of singers from the Beatles to Lady Antebellum has died. …

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