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Louis Pokras Lí32 Philadelphia, Pa., May 2006. Mr. Pokras was predeceased by his wife Nora. He is survived by his son, Richard; his daughter, Judith Steinberg; his sister, Miriam Rodstein; three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Sheldon Rap Paport Lí55 Silver Spring, Md., 2006, securities market regulatory expert who worked at the Securities and Exchange Commission and the World Bank. After graduating from Penn Law, Mr. Rappaport spent two years in private practice before moving to Washington to work as a lawyer in the Customs Bureau. He later joined the SEC, working initially on a market study that would influence many of the nationís securities laws. Mr. Rappaport then became associate director of the division of market regulation, and then deputy director, overseeing regulation of the stock and options exchanges and the NASDAQ market. In 1982, he left the SEC for the World Bank, where he was a senior financial affairs adviser. After retiring from that position, he became an arbitrator with the National Association of Securities Dealers and was a consultant to the regulatory programs for the Egyptian and Philippine stock exchanges. Mr. Rappaport is survived by his wife, Barbara Rappaport; two children, Steven Rappaport of North Bethesda and Nancy Rappaport of Silver Spring; and two grandchildren.
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