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Professor of History Emeritus, Columbia University, died June 6, 2017. Survived by wife Suzanne Harpole Embree; children Ralph Thomas Embree (Diana Ceresi) and Margot Embree Fisher (Mark Fisher); grandchildren Peter and Andrew Embree, Catherine, Sarah and Emily Fisher; and step-grandchildren Daniel Ceresi (Ami Khona) and Nicole Ceresi Friedrich. Memorial service Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 2 p.m., Collington Life Care Chapel, 10450 Lottsford Road, Mitchellville, MD; also on November 13, 2017 at Columbia University. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to or Amnesty International.

Published in The Washington Post on June 18, 2017
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