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Alleck A. Resnick, a retired Baltimore lawyer, philanthropist, Zionist leader and college trustee, dies

Alleck A. Resnick, a retired Baltimore lawyer, philanthropist, Zionist leader and college trustee, dies

Alleck A. Resnick, a Baltimore real estate lawyer, philanthropist, Zionist leader and longtime McDaniel College trustee, died Nov. 5 from undetermined causes at FutureCare Cherrywood in Reisterstown. The Pikesville resident was 96.

“Alleck and his wife, Harriet, were absolute fixtures at the college. He believed in the saying that ‘Colleges change lives,’ and that had been his own experience here,” said Roger N. Casey, president of McDaniel College since 2009.

“I called him a Quiet Lion because his philanthropy touched so many lives. He was a man of tremendous giving, but was so humble and quiet about it,” Dr. Casey said.

“It’s not difficult say to something about Alleck...

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