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The Religious Affiliation of Printer, Publishing Magnate
John W. Seybold
From: "Alumni Obituaries" in The Pennsylvania Gazette, Sept/Oct 2004, University of Pennsylvania (http://www.upenn.edu/gazette/0904/0904obits.html; viewed 8 July 2005):
He [John W. Seybold] joined Printing Industries of Philadelphia in 1946, and in 1960 took a 20-month leave of absence to organize leadership seminars in Paris for the American Friends Service Committee... As a board member of the American Friends Service Committee, he was one of 31 Philadelphia-area businesspeople who signed a letter to President Johnson protesting the Vietnam War in 1967.
From: "Publishing Pioneer, John W. Seybold, Passes" on HHNascar.com (NASCAR Nextel Cup, Busch and Craftsman Truck Series News & Commentaries), 16 March 2004 (http://hhnascar.com/news/johnwseybold.php; viewed 8 July 2005):
The Seybold family has not released any details as of yet, but because of his Quaker background there will not be a funeral service and instead there will be a memorial service sometime in April.
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