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World Bank Leader Dies Of Cancer

Sat., May 6, 1995

World Bank President Lewis T. Preston, who led the world’s largest lender through a critical post-Cold War period, has died after a battle with cancer.

Preston, who died at his home on Thursday, was 68.

He assumed the presidency of the World Bank in 1991, having served as chairman and chief executive officer of J.P. Morgan and Co.

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