Deaths in February - 2015
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The man who broke the color barrier in professional golf, Charlie Sifford died February 3 at the age of 92. His memoir was Just Let me Play: The Story of Charlie Sifford the First Black PGA Golfer.
A navy veteran who helped lead the effort to rebuild after 9/11, John C. Whitehead died February 7 at the age of 92. He wrote A Life in Leadership From D-Day to Ground Zero: An Autobiography.
Former Commissioner of the SEC and Columbia Law Professor Harvey J. Goldschmid died February 12 at the age of 74. He wrote Industrial Concentration the New Learning.
Biographer Richard Meryman died February 5 at the age of 88. A few of his books include Mank, Andrew Wyeth: A Secret Life and Broken Promises, Mended Dreams.,
MIT professor of philosophy Irving Singer died February 1 at the age of 89. A few of his books include The Nature of Love and The Creation of Value.
Architect Jon A. Jerde died February 9 at the age of 75. He wrote Steven Ehrlich: (Contemporary World Architects).
Jazz musician Clark Terry died February 21 at the age of 94. He wrote Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry.
Oxford rowing coach Daniel Topolski died February 21 at the age of 69. He wrote True Blue: The Story of the Oxford Boat Race Mutiny.
Richard Beeston fils predeceased his father - see post #9 here https://www.librarything.com/topic/153799 - and wrote no published books, at least none listed on LT.
Holocaust survivor Herman Rosenblat died February 5 at the age of 85. He wrote a love story as true that later turned out to be fiction called Angel at the Fence.
Controversial doctor John C. Willke died February 20 at the age of 89. He wrote Abortion: Questions and Answers.
Former president of the University of Notre Dame, Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh died February 26 at the age of 97. He wrote God, Country, Notre Dame: The Autobiography of Theodore M. Hesburgh.
Former editor of Women's Wear Daily, John Fairchild died February 27 at the age of 87. He wrote Chic Savages.
Turkish novelist Yasar Kemal died February 28 at the age of 91. A few of his many books include Memed, My Hawk and They Burn the Thistles.
Law professor who helped create the field of legal ethics Monroe Freedman died February 26 at the age of 86. He wrote Understanding Lawyers' Ethics and Lawyers' Ethics in an Adversary System.
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