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October 7, 2014 at 4:28 PM

Memorial Wednesday for former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell

The life and legacy of former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell will be remembered Wednesday during a public memorial at Bell Harbor International Conference Center, 2211 Alaskan Way, Seattle. Schell, a longtime civic visionary who served a single term as mayor from 1998 to 2002, died July 27 at the age of 76. The memorial starts…

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July 31, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Public memorial for former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell set for Oct. 8

A public memorial for the late Seattle Mayor Paul Schell has been set for 3 p.m. Oct. 8 at Bell Harbor International Conference Center on the Seattle waterfront. Organizers have scheduled the event on what would have been Schell’s 77th birthday. Schell, who served as mayor from 1998 to 2002, died Sunday after undergoing heart…

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October 25, 2013 at 12:08 PM

Obama to take part in Foley memorial

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama will take part in a memorial service for former House Speaker Tom Foley next Tuesday at the Capitol building. Foley was a 30-year veteran of the House who died last Friday at the age of 84. Obama praised him as a “legend of the United States Congress” whose straightforward approach…

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