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November 14, 2002 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Tracy Coley, 38, singer, actor, gospel choir conductor and co-founder of the Amazing Grace Conservatory, died Saturday in Los Angeles of complications after surgery. Born in Atlanta, Coley grew up singing in choirs and earned a music degree at Morehouse College, where he was featured soloist with the Glee Club.
May 11, 1989 | From Reuters
Former brokerage executive Boyd Jefferies said Wednesday that he illegally accumulated stock for corporate raider Paul Bilzerian, who wanted to conceal his stakes in various takeover targets. Jefferies, looking tanned and fit, testified at the trial of the 38-year-old Singer Co. chairman, who is charged with 11 counts of securities and tax fraud, conspiracy and making false statements to the government. If convicted, Bilzerian, a Tampa, Fla., investor, faces a maximum sentence of 55 years in prison and nearly $2.8 million in fines.
March 20, 1986 | MARIE MONTGOMERY
Do Dong spoke little English when he and his brother left Vietnam in 1981 and joined their father in the United States, leaving their mother, two sisters and a brother behind. Because their father was too old and frail to work, the brothers had to support him, but they couldn't get jobs because their English skills were so limited. The family lived on welfare and refugee aid.
April 26, 1985 | DJ
Singer Co., received a $4.9-million Air Force contract for F-4 aircraft equipment.
January 15, 2011 | By Phil Willon, Los Angeles Times
The heartache and redemption that infused the life and soulful voice of Etta James, steeling her to survive the hardest of times, seem to keep playing on for the blues and R&B great. FOR THE RECORD: Etta James: A headline in the Jan. 15 LATExtra section about a court dispute involving the family of ailing singer Etta James stated incorrectly that she is 70 years old. James is 72 years old. As James lies seriously ill in her suburban Riverside home, her husband and sons are locked in a court dispute over control of the singer's $1 million in savings.
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