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Marks, Richard Lee 1923(?)-2003

MARKS, Richard Lee 1923(?)-2003


OBITUARY NOTICE—See index for CA sketch: Born c. 1923; died of heart failure February 1, 2003, in Topeka, KS. School administrator, theater producer, and author. After serving with U.S. forces in the Pacific during World War II, Marks traveled the world before returning to New York state. Here he eventually became a co-owner of a private school in White Plains for which he also served as headmaster. In addition, he enjoyed working in the theater as a producer. Marks was the author of four books, including the novels March of the Hero (1952) and The Pendulum (1957), and two history books, Three Men of the Beagle (1991) and Cortés: The Great Adventurer and the Fate of Aztec Mexico (1993).

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Los Angeles Times, February 10, 2003, p. B9.

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