Obituaries

Read the latest on the deaths of notable people. These news stories recount the lives that made them prominent locally, nationally and worldwide.

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Jerome Farris, 90, the first Black judge on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, died on July 23, according to the court’s San Francisco headquarters and acquaintances in Seattle. Farris was appointed to the federal appellate court by President Jimmy Carter and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in 1979. Before his appointment to the federal...

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Herman Cain, 74, former Republican presidential candidate and former CEO of the Godfather’s Pizza chain who went on to become an ardent supporter of President...