Janet K. Leedy

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Long time Democratic activist in Mt. Vernon, Fredericksburg and Lee District, Janet Leedy, 87, passed away Monday, April 18, 2011 (complications from a series of strokes), at the Greenspring Village retirement community in Springfield, where she and her husband, moved after living in Fredericksburg for 20 years. Beloved wife of Frederick A. ‘Fritz’ Leedy; mother […]

In Memoriam Jerry terHorst

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Jerald Franklin “Jerry” terHorst July 11, 1922 – March 31, 2010 Jerry was the first person to serve as press secretary for U.S. President Gerald Ford. Before being appointed press secretary, terHorst had been a newspaper reporter from Michigan who had covered Ford’s career since 1948. Jerry and Louise were giants in the Northern Virginia […]