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DAVIDSON, Dr. Sol M.

DAVIDSON, Dr. Sol M. of South Palm Beach, FL for over 20 years formerly of Des Moines, IA was born 88 years ago in Newark, NJ. He passed away on Sept. 19, 2013 in Delray Beach; FL. Dr. Davidson received his Bachelors degree in Journalism from L.S.U. and his Masters and Doctorate degrees from NYU. His PH.D thesis was one of the first scholarly works on comic strips as part of American culture. He served our country in the US Navy for two years. He was the personnel manager for Dial Finance Company and later worked for Bell Telephone Company and then worked as a private management consultant. He was a member of the Morristown Jaycees and the Des Moines Jaycees. As a Morristown Jaycee, Dr. Davidson did research to determine the founding date of the community of Morristown, NJ. He also worked with the Director of the Des Moines Commission for the Blind. He was a board member of Temple B'nai Jeshurun in Des Moines. He coached basketball for Dial Finance in the industrial league and the JCC youth basketball league in Des Moines. In South Palm Beach Dr. Davidson ran several educational and cultural programs. As part of these programs, he had many prominent professional members of the community volunteer their expertise. He was an avid skier and played in the senior games for many years. Left to cherish his memory are his wife Penny, his loving sons Cliff I. (Megan) Davidson, Ron H. (Cheryl) Flax-Davidson & Osha G. (Mary) Davidson, his cherished grandchildren, Ian, Jacob, Skylar, Devorah, Sienna, Sarah (David) & Liam and great grandchild Ezra. Friends will be received in the rec room on the ground level (enter through garage) at Horizon West, 3581 South Ocean Blvd., South Palm Beach, Monday & Tuesday, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.. Contributions in his memory may be made to either Hadassah 5341 W. Atlantic Ave. Delray Beach, FL 33484 or Southern Poverty Law Center 400 Washington Ave. Montgomery, AL 36104

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Published in The Palm Beach Post from Sept. 22 to Sept. 23, 2013
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