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David Henry Breuer ’38

David Henry Breuer ’38, October 4, 1993, in Portland. He attended Reed in 1934–35 and then transferred to the University of Oregon, where he received a BA. David went on to earn a law degree from the Yale University School of Law in 1941 and returned to Portland to begin his practice. He served in the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army Signal Corps and was an air intelligence officer in India during World War II. After his discharge as a major, David returned to Portland, where he married Miriam Barlow in 1946. He was a deputy attorney for the city of Portland for a number of years before entering private practice in Lake Oswego in 1956. He retired in 1984 and then worked as a realtor in the Lake Grove area until 1990. He was active in the Youth Adventures program for many years. His wife died in 1985. Survivors include his three sons, a twin brother, and a sister.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 1994

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