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Case Name Reynolds v. Alabama Department of Transportation EE-AL-0101
Docket / Court 2:85-cv-00665 ( M.D. Ala. )
State/Territory Alabama
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection Private Employment Class Actions
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Content of Injunction
Comply with advertising/recruiting requirements
Discrimination Prohibition
Follow recruitment, hiring, or promotion protocols
Hire
Implement complaint/dispute resolution process
Monitoring
Other requirements regarding hiring, promotion, retention
Promotion
Provide antidiscrimination training
Reporting
Retroactive Senority
Utilize objective hiring/promotion criteria
Discrimination-area
Hiring
Promotion
Testing
Training
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
General
Disparate Impact
Disparate Treatment
Pattern or Practice
Race
Black
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1981
42 U.S.C. § 1983
Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000e
Defendant(s) Alabama Department of Transportation
Alabama State Personnel Department
Plaintiff Description All black employees of the Alabama Department of Transportation since may 21, 1979.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations None on record
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Prevailing Party Mixed
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief Damages
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 1994 - 2000
Case Closing Year n/a
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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Case Studies Megacases, Diversity, and the Elusive Goal of Workplace Reform
Written: Mar. 01, 2008
By: Nancy Levit (University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law)
Citation: 49 B.C. L. Rev. 367 (2008)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  Second Generation Employment Discrimination: A Structural Approach
By: Susan Sturm (Columbia Law School)
Citation: 101 Colum. L. Rev. 458 (2001)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

Docket(s)
2:85-cv-00665-MHT-CSC (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/15/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Opinion (Approving Portion I of the Consent Decree) (1994 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 20921) (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0017.pdf | LEXIS | Detail
Date: 03/16/1994
Source: LexisNexis
ORDER REGARDING ATTORNEY'S FEES AND EXPENSES FOR PLAINTIFFS FOR WORK THROUGH MAY 2, 1994 (926 F.Supp. 1448) (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0005.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 11/21/1995
Source: Google Scholar
Opinion (Interpreting and Enforcing a Portion of the 1994 Consent Decree) (1996 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 10691) (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0018.pdf | LEXIS | Detail
Date: 04/23/1996
Source: LexisNexis
Opinion (Requiring the appointment of a monitor to facilitate the implementation of the consent decree) (972 F.Supp. 566) (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0006.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 07/15/1997
Source: Google Scholar
Opinion (Adopting one portion of the proposed consent decree) (996 F.Supp. 1118) (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0007.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 01/23/1998
Source: Google Scholar
Opinion (Issuing an injunction forbidding the defendant from using grievance procedures to violate the consent decree) (996 F.Supp. 1130) (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0008.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 03/03/1998
Source: Google Scholar
Opinion (Explaining the award of backpay to plaintiffs) (996 F.Supp. 1156) (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0009.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 03/18/1998
Source: Google Scholar
Opinion (Denying defendants' motion for clarification of its obligations under the consent decree) (1998 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 10711) (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0019.pdf | LEXIS | Detail
Date: 05/29/1998
Source: LexisNexis
Opinion (Imposing sanctions on defendants for contempt) (10 F.Supp.2d 1263) (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0010.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 07/08/1998
Source: Google Scholar
Opinion (Issuing and injunction requiring defendants to comply with and enforce their anti-discrimination and harassment policy) (8 F.Supp.2d 1314) (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0011.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 07/11/1998
Source: Google Scholar
Opinion (Finding the defendants to be in civil contempt and fashioning remedies) (84 F.Supp.2d 1339) (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0013.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 01/31/2000
Source: Google Scholar
Opinion(Vacating the district court's ruling that the consent decree was an admission and vacating the award of backpay) (202 F.3d 1303)
EE-AL-0101-0001.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | External Link | Detail
Date: 02/02/2000
Source: U.S. Court of Appeals website
Opinion (Vacating the district court's preliminary injunction forbidding intervenors of availing themselves of the new race-neutral greivance procedures) (207 F.3d 1288)
EE-AL-0101-0002.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | External Link | Detail
Date: 03/29/2000
Opinion (Vacating an injunction issued by the district court) (251 F.3d 1350)
EE-AL-0101-0003.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | External Link | Detail
Date: 05/23/2001
Source: U.S. Court of Appeals website
Opinion (Denying approval of a proposed settlement) (261 F.Supp.2d 1331) (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0014.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 08/29/2001
Source: Google Scholar
Opinion (Approving slightly modified settlement) (265 F.Supp.2d 1289) (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0015.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 09/25/2001
Source: Google Scholar
Opinion (Denying plaintiff's motion for civil contempt relating to civil service examinations) (295 F.Supp.2d 1298) (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0016.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 12/19/2003
Source: Google Scholar
Opinion (Ordering the return of a portion of the civil contempt fines) (2005 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 36688) (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0020.pdf | LEXIS | Detail
Date: 08/30/2005
Source: LexisNexis
Opinion (Allowing a modification to greivance procedures and finding the defendant in compliance with a portion of the consent decree) (2006 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 88389) (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0021.pdf | LEXIS | Detail
Date: 12/06/2006
Source: LexisNexis
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION ON DEFENDANTS' MOTION FOR PARTIAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT ON PLAINTIFFS' INDIVIDUAL CONTEMPT CLAIMS (2008 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 107721) (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0022.pdf | LEXIS | Detail
Date: 06/19/2008
Source: LexisNexis
Memorandum Opinion and Order (2014 WL 3517773) (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0023.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 07/16/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Consent Order (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0026.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/03/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Joint Proposal for Resolution of Plaintiffs' Individual Contempt Claims
EE-AL-0101-0027.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/10/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Joint Motion for Preliminary Approval of Settlement Agreement
EE-AL-0101-0024.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/06/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0025.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/07/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Coody, Charles S. (M.D. Ala.) [Magistrate]
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Dubina, Joel Fredrick (M.D. Ala., Eleventh Circuit)
EE-AL-0101-0001 | EE-AL-0101-0002
Hull, Frank M. (Eleventh Circuit, N.D. Ga.)
EE-AL-0101-0003
Propst, Robert Bruce (N.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0003
Story, Richard W. (N.D. Ga.)
EE-AL-0101-0001 | EE-AL-0101-0002
Thompson, Myron Herbert (N.D. Ala., M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0005 | EE-AL-0101-0006 | EE-AL-0101-0007 | EE-AL-0101-0008 | EE-AL-0101-0009 | EE-AL-0101-0010 | EE-AL-0101-0011 | EE-AL-0101-0013 | EE-AL-0101-0014 | EE-AL-0101-0015 | EE-AL-0101-0016 | EE-AL-0101-0017 | EE-AL-0101-0018 | EE-AL-0101-0019 | EE-AL-0101-0020 | EE-AL-0101-0021 | EE-AL-0101-0025 | EE-AL-0101-0026 | EE-AL-0101-9000
Tjoflat, Gerald Bard (M.D. Fla., Eleventh Circuit, Fifth Circuit)
EE-AL-0101-0001 | EE-AL-0101-0002 | EE-AL-0101-0003
Watkins, William Keith (M.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0101-0023
Monitors/Masters Edelstein, Laurie (Alabama)
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Faulk, Winn S. L. (Alabama)
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Gonzalez, Carlos A. (Georgia)
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Adams, Russell Wayne (Alabama)
EE-AL-0101-0027 | EE-AL-0101-9000
Alstyne, Abigail Pruyn Van (Alabama)
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Anthony, Rebecca (Alabama)
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Atha, Steven L. (Alabama)
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Blizzard, Henry Wallace III (Alabama)
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Brown, Gary L (Alabama)
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Calamusa, Rocco Jr. (Alabama)
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Camp, Robert J. (Alabama)
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Childs, Robert F. Jr. (Alabama)
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Clark, Richard Scott (California)
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Cooper, James Michael (Alabama)
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Donahue, Susan Gale (Alabama)
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Ebbinghouse, Richard J (Alabama)
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Fitzpatrick , Raymond P. Jr. (Alabama)
EE-AL-0101-0024 | EE-AL-0101-9000
Gaines, Eden J. Brown (Alabama)
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Gill, Richard Hamilton (Alabama)
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Goldfarb, Jon Craig (Alabama)
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Goldman, C. Paige (Alabama)
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Harris, Rick (Alabama)
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Kendrick, Leonard Gilbert (Alabama)
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Logan, Stanley W. (Alabama)
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Mattison, Deborah A. (Alabama)
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McPhillips, Julian Lenwood Jr. (Alabama)
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Page, Kimberly C. (Alabama)
EE-AL-0101-9000
Simon, Kell Ascher (Texas)
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Whiteside, David P. Jr. (Alabama)
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Wiggins, Robert L Jr. (Alabama)
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Wiggins, Gregory O'Dell (Alabama)
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Wiggins, Ann K. (Alabama)
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Defendant's Lawyers Abbot, Richard Taylor Jr. (Alabama)
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Agricola, Algert Swanson Jr. (Alabama)
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Ayers, Marc James (Alabama)
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Barnett, Henry Clay Jr. (Alabama)
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Bates, Roger Lee (Alabama)
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Baugh, Robert Richardson (Alabama)
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Borden, Lisa Wright (Alabama)
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Boyd, David R. (Alabama)
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Burford, Steve Ray (Alabama)
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Byrne, Alice Ann (Alabama)
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Byrne, David Bryson Jr. (Alabama)
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Campbell, Andrew P (Alabama)
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Cook, Martha Reeves (Alabama)
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Cowan, Joseph Lamar II (Alabama)
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Daugherty, Robert Ryan (Alabama)
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Elliott, Thomas Renfro Jr. (Alabama)
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Forrester, Nathan A. (Alabama)
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Gardner, William F. (Alabama)
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Gratton, Gaile P. (Alabama)
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Gray, William Patton Jr. (Alabama)
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Hetzel, Tara S. (Alabama)
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Hoaglund, Eric Daniel (Alabama)
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Houston, Stacey Smith (Alabama)
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Huffaker, R. Austin Jr. (Alabama)
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Hughes, Charles Dennis (Alabama)
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Ippolito, Jim Robert Jr. (Alabama)
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Isler, Mai Lan Fogal (Alabama)
EE-AL-0101-0024 | EE-AL-0101-0027 | EE-AL-0101-9000
Jackson, Christina Harris (Alabama)
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Keel, James Michael (Alabama)
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King, Troy Robin (Alabama)
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Leonard, Ellen Ruth (Alabama)
EE-AL-0101-0024 | EE-AL-0101-9000
Long-Daniels, David Wayne (Georgia)
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Loper, David M. (Alabama)
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Lyons, Champ Jr (Alabama)
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Mark, Robin Beardsley (Alabama)
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McGowin, Anne Elizabeth (Alabama)
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Mitchell, Christopher Marlowe (Alabama)
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Morris, Laszlo Daniel Jr. (Alabama)
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Norton, Jack Franklin (Alabama)
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Osborn, Jason Michael (Alabama)
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Powell, Charles A. IV (Alabama)
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Proctor, Laura Ellison (Tennessee)
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Pryor, William Holcombe Jr. (Alabama)
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Redmond, Wesley Clyde (Alabama)
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Scott, Stephen L. (Alabama)
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Shattuck, R. Cooper (Alabama)
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Sheffield, Erica L. (Alabama)
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Shinbaum, Kenneth Jay (Alabama)
EE-AL-0101-0022 | EE-AL-0101-9000
Sims, Patrick H. (Alabama)
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Sinclair, Thomas O'Neal (Alabama)
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Smith, Jacquelyn Demetrius (Alabama)
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Stuedeman, Amy L. (Alabama)
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Thomas, William Kenneth (Alabama)
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Thomas, Kenneth L. (Alabama)
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Trippeer, Allen Robert (Alabama)
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Tunstill, Wendy Tyler (Alabama)
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Waggoner, Mark T (Alabama)
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Wagner, Susan Salonimer (Alabama)
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Walker, Marion Francis (Alabama)
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Waller, Jonathan Hiett (Alabama)
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Weinberg, Robert M. (Alabama)
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Weller, Christopher W. (Alabama)
EE-AL-0101-0024 | EE-AL-0101-9000
Wells, Barbara Jean (Alabama)
EE-AL-0101-0024 | EE-AL-0101-9000
York, Cinda Ruth (Alabama)
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Yuengert, Anne R (Alabama)
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Other Lawyers Arnwine, Barbara R. (District of Columbia)
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Chachkin, Norman J. (New York)
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Ferrante, Teresa A. (District of Columbia)
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Henderson, Thomas J. (District of Columbia)
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Jones, Elaine R. (New York)
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Seymour, Richard Talbot (New York)
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