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Solomon A. Goldstein, insurance executive who fought for racial equality and Jewish causes

Solomon A. Goldstein, insurance executive who fought for racial equality and Jewish causes

Solomon A. Goldstein, a Baltimore insurance man and a lifelong advocate for racial equality and justice who participated in the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp during World War II, died Thursday of pulmonary failure at Sinai Hospital.

He was 93, and would have celebrated his 94th birthday on St. Patrick's Day.

"Sol was an extraordinary public servant and a businessman who believed what Judaism teaches about social justice," said former Undersecretary of State Wendy R. Sherman, who served in the administrations of Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, and was a longtime family friend.

"He supported peace in the Middle East, and he...

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