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Walter Lehr Dead at 54

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Walter (Velvl) Lehr, a noted Labor Zionist leader who helped develop Habonim Labor Zionist youth summer camping, died here recently. Lehr, 54, of Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., was active in the Labor Zionist movement. He was a former chairman of the Habonim Camp Naaleh Committee, the board of directors of the Kineret Day School. He served as a member of the National Executive Committee of the Labor Zionist Alliance.

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