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  Former [FL] Congressman Bill Lehman dies
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Last EditedDFWDem  Mar 16, 2005 03:07pm
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MediaNewspaper - Miami Herald
News DateWednesday, March 16, 2005 09:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionFormer U.S. Rep. Bill Lehman, a legendary figure of South Florida politics considered a visionary on racial issues and public transit, died today.

Lehman, who was 91, died at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach.

A used-car salesman, teacher, school board chairman and powerful politician who wielded control over transportation issues in the U.S. for 10 years, Lehman was remembered by friends and former staffers as a compassionate soul and voice of progressive moderation.
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