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Saturday, August 19, 2006

Devoted Cigar Industry Icon Dies On The Job At 90

The Tampa Tribune
Aug 19, 2006

TAMPA - Like clockwork, Stanford Newman drove his Cadillac to work each morning, dressed in a suit and tie, a pocket square tucked neatly in the breast pocket.

The 90-year-old felt invigorated by Ybor City's J.C. Newman Cigar Co., the family company he spent seven decades building and growing into a name known by aficionados around the world.

Read the rest of the story at the Tampa Tribune.

Or read the release at - The Passing of a Cigar Industry Legend, Stanford J. Newman.

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