Thursday, April 7, 2005

Candy magnate championed civil rights - News Tribune

A brief salute to a leader who was not a trial lawyer: Fred Haley, the former president and CEO of Brown & Haley, died this week. In addition to bringing Almond Roca to the world, he was an outspoken advocate of civil rights. As a school board member he fought for desegregation and stood up for a counselor who was accused of being a communist. The ACLU of Washington gave him its William O. Douglas Award in 1985. Candy magnate championed civil rights Tacoma, WA.

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