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David B. Hermelin (December 27, 1936 – November 22, 2000) was United States ambassador to Norway and a Detroit area philanthropist and entrepreneur and a graduate of the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. He died of a brain tumor

David Hermelin
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United States Ambassador to Norway
In office
January 8, 1998 – January 7, 2000
Preceded byThomas A. Loftus
Succeeded byRobin Chandler Duke
Personal details
Born
David B. Hermelin

(1936-12-27)December 27, 1936
Detroit, Michigan
DiedNovember 22, 2000(2000-11-22) (aged 63)
Detroit, Michigan
NationalityAmerican
Spouse(s)Doreen Hermelin
Alma materUniversity of Michigan

The David B. Hermelin Volunteer Fundraising Award at the University of Michigan honors David Hermelin. The ORT Hermelin College of Engineering in Netanya, Israel was named in his honor. It opened in October, 2000.

On December 13, 2000, he was presented, posthumously, with the Presidential Citizens Medal by President Clinton.[1]

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