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Frank J. Richter
Frank J. Richter, co-founder and publisher of Modern Railroads, publisher of Appliance Manufacture and Transportation Management (later known as Transportation Management & Logistics), and publisher of Progressive Railroading, passed away on July 25. He was 97.
A member of AARS for more than 50 years, Mr. Richter served on the organization's Board of Directors, and donated a generous grant to AARS to enable the establishment of the Frank J. Richter Annual Scholarship. Since its inception in 2001, the scholarship has assisted undergraduate and graduate students from universities such as Michigan State University, the University of Illinois, Harvard University, and many more, fund their education.
For more information about Mr. Richter, please see this article from Progressive Railroading magazine.