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Prof. Supino Dead in Italy at 86; Was Noted Economist

Professor Davide Supino, widely known Italian Jewish economist and a native of this city, died here today at the age of 86.

Prof. Supino held the chair of commercial law at Pisa University, a post to which he was appointed at the age of 27 and had occupied ever since.

He was rector of the university from 1898 to 1920 and a member of the Italian Senate since 1919.

King Victor Emanuel and the president of the Senate have wired condolences, paying tribute to his services to Italy.