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George H. Dwight ( Missoula 1950 )

posted: Dec 23, 2009

George, 81, died February 27, 2009, in New York. He graduated from Harvard and then Columbia Law School in 1952, the articles editor of the Law Review. As a young lawyer, George was Special Assistant Corporation Counsel under Mayor Robert Wagner. On the boards of the United Neighborhood Houses of New York, he most recently crusaded to prevent the Washburn Wire Factory site from becoming a mall and to create Vision Harlem, a plan to highlight Harlem's landmarks, re-link its neighborhoods and connect the entire community to the rest of the City. He was a partner at the firm of Richards & O'Neil and most recently of counsel at McLaughlin & Stern. George jumped at Missoula in 1950 and '51.