Charles Riegelman, Former President of National Refugee Service, Dies; Was 71
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Charles Riegelman, Former President of National Refugee Service, Dies; Was 71

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Charles A. Riegelman, Jewish communal leader and former president of the National Refugee Service (now in the United Service for New Americans), died during the week-end at the age of 71. He was a founder of the United Jewish Appeal and was active in numerous Jewish philanthropic programs, particularly those dealing with aid to refugees.

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