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Leon “Lee” Holt, Jr. and June Holt have made a major contribution to establish the Holt Program in International Trade Law. The gift will be used to develop and endow a program of conferences, workshops and lectures focusing on international issues of trade and law in the global economy, including social, cultural and environmental challenges, with a goal of preparing generations of Penn Law students for global leadership.

Lee is a trustee of the Holt Family Foundation, which received the 2005 Outstanding Foundation Award from the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the Association of Fund Raising Professionals. He is also a trustee of the Rider-Pool Foundation. He retired as vice chairman, chief administrative officer and director of Air Products and Chemicals in July 1990. He played an instrumental role in turning Air Products and Chemicals into a global business after World War II. He is also a former director of VF Corporation and Lehigh Portland Cement Company.

Lee was an Overseer at Penn Law for almost a decade as well as an adviser to the Law School’s Institute for Law & Economics. He served as a member of the 1951 reunion committee.
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