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For Immediate Release: 
April 13, 2011
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Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the passing of Sidney Harman: 

“I am deeply saddened by the death of Sidney Harman, an outstanding civic leader and husband of my good friend, Congresswoman Jane Harman. Sidney was a dynamic businessman and philanthropist who left lasting legacies in fields as diverse as education, the arts, and journalism. He lived a long and remarkable life, and I know that his achievements will long outlive him. At this sad time, my thoughts and condolences are with his wife, Congresswoman Harman, his children, and all those who mourn his passing.”