Whitney North Seymour Jr., U.S. Attorney Who Fought Corruption, Is Dead at 95

By Robert D. McFadden

The New York Times reported that Past President Whitney North Seymour Jr. passed away on June 29. (may require subscription)

Whitney North Seymour Jr., a patrician Republican who battled graft as President Richard M. Nixon’s United States attorney in Manhattan in the 1970s, and as a special prosecutor later won a perjury case against a former senior aide to President Ronald Reagan, died on Saturday in Torrington, Conn. He was 95.

Mr. Seymour died at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, his brother, Thaddeus, said.

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