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Leo Bretholz, Holocaust survivor, dies
Leo Bretholz, Holocaust survivor, dies

Leo Bretholz, a Holocaust survivor who became a major voice in the campaign to gain reparations from companies that transported victims to concentration camps during World War II, died Saturday in his sleep of unknown causes at his Pikesville home. He was 93. Mr. Bretholz was scheduled to testify Monday in the Maryland House of Delegates on a bill that would require the French railroad company SNCF, which is seeking a $6 billion contract from the state of Maryland to operate the Purple Line, to pay reparations to U.S. Holocaust survivors. Mr. Bretholz played a major role in the Coalition for Holocaust Rail Justice, and through his popular change.org petition, had gathered more than...

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