Smith, Joseph W., Jr.

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NAME: Joseph W. Smith, Jr.


Source: Roy H. Campbell, INQUIRER FASHION WRITER Joseph W. Smith Jr., 44, a professor of design and merchandising at Drexel University who was known in the local industry as Mr. Fashion, died yesterday of AIDS-related causes.

There were few greater champions of the local fashion industry than Mr. Smith, a longtime resident of Center City. People in the business often joked that it wasn't a real fashion event unless Mr. Smith was present, so known was he for his support of events big and small.

'"This is a'Published on 1994-08-31, Page D08, Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA)

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Date of Death (delete if non-applicable): 44

Age at Death (delete if non-applicable): 8/30/1994


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