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Arlen Specter, Jewish Former U.S. Senator From PA, Dies At 82

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

Arlen Specter, U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania 1961  – 2011, has died.  Specter was 82 years old.  Specter is survived by his wife, Joan, his son Stephen, his son Shanin, daughter-in-law Tracey, and 4 granddaughters.  Specter was Jewish and over his lifetime belonged to several different synagogues.  His granddaughters all attended a Conservative Jewish day school in the Philadelphia suburbs.

Specter survived brain  cancer and other maladies, but finally succombed to non-Hodgkins Lymphoma Sunday morning, October 14.  Specter died in his Philadelphia home.

 

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