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Luther E. Tyson, 85; applied social activism to mutual fund investing

Luther E. Tyson retired from the ministry in 1986. Luther E. Tyson retired from the ministry in 1986.
By Sarah M. Gantz
Globe Correspondent / May 22, 2008

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The Rev. Dr. Luther E. Tyson was working for the United Methodist Church in Washington, D.C., in 1967 when he received a letter from a woman in Ohio asking whether he knew of any mutual funds that did not invest in companies that provided weapons or supplies for the Vietnam War. (Full article: 842 words)

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