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Jews Pay Tribute to Mayor Daley

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago paid tribute today to Mayor Richard J. Daley, Chicago’s Mayor for more than 20 years, who died of a heart attack yesterday at the age of 74. In a message expressing condolences to Mrs. Daley, the Federation characterized the late Mayor Daley as “above all a man of compassion and concern for the less fortunate. We shall always remember,” the message said, “how be stood with other government leaders, together with the Jewish community and people from all walks of life, at the time the State of Israel was attacked on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year.” Other Jewish groups in the city joined in tribute to Daley and in condolences to Mrs. Daley.

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