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Dr. Barry Lever, retired periodontist and Exodus 1947 advocate, dies

Dr. Barry Lever, retired periodontist and Exodus 1947 advocate, dies

Dr. Barry S. Lever, a retired periodontist who was an advocate for the Exodus 1947, a Chesapeake Bay steamship that played a role in the founding of Israel, died of heart disease Sunday at Seasons Hospice in Randallstown. The Pikesville resident was 84.

Born in Harrisburg, Pa., he was the son of Samuel and Doris Hankin Lever. He earned a bachelor’s degree and doctorate in dental surgery from the University of Pittsburgh. He was a postdoctoral fellow with the U.S. Public Health Service and received certificates in periodontics from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the Boston University Graduate School of Medicine.

Dr. Lever was a dental officer in the Navy...

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