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Howard Frankel ’49

Howard, an optometrist who also served as the founding father and acting rabbi of his community’s synagogue, died Nov. 5, 2019.

A Navy veteran of World War II, Howard was a Jewish chaplain in the Marshall Islands and Pacific Theater. He was an avid boater and a talented violinist, as well as an accomplished tennis player, advancing to Davis Cup competition and playing into retirement.

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