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Eliot J. Frost, born in Dorchester on July 20, 1916, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011. He had lived in the home he built and loved from 1953 to 2010. He graduated from Boston Latin (1933), Harvard College (1937), and Harvard Law School (1940). In World War II, he served as a lieutenant (junior grade) in the United States Navy, 1941-1945, and in the Judge Advocate General's Legal Service in Brooklyn, N.Y. Instrumental in creating Boston's first meat-packing market, Eliot was vice president of North American Packing. He was also an owner of Tri-State Culvert and Wellcraft, and a principal in Taylor-Smith Properties. Eliot built more than 1500 homes in Metro-Boston. He established Massachusetts' Home Builder's Association. He was very active in urban redevelopment He was survived by his wife, Cecile, his children, Denise Winokur, Jonathan Frost, Andrea Young and Cynthia Frost; his four grandchildren; and his six great-grandchildren. His wish was that donations be given to Boston Latin School and Harvard University Harvard University Recording Secretary's Office, 124 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge 02138.

Published in The Brookline Tab from Sept. 11 to Sept. 18, 2011
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