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Richard Kellerman Dead at 56

A memorial service will be held tomorrow morning at the Frank Campbell Chapel for Richard Kellerman, director of public affairs for the United HIAS Service. Kellerman died last Sunday at the age of 56.

Kellerman, who joined HIAS last January, had been active in communications and public affairs for 30 years. During the late 1960s and early 1970s, he was on two separate occasions called upon to serve as Deputy Commissioner for Public Affairs for the New York City Police Department.

Prior to entering public service, Kellerman was associated with broadcast journalism for 14 years for CBS, NBC and ABC. He began his career as a reporter for the New York Daily News where he was for three years a United Nations correspondent.