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to TPF, Inc. Secretary, Irwin Spiegelman,
or by telephone:
413-253-7934



Thomas Paine Friends, Inc. is a membership organization. Directors and Officers serve one-year terms, and elections are held annually each Fall.



Members Remembered



Many persons contributed their time and energy to the establishment of Thomas Paine Friends, Inc. Time has taken some of them from us. We remember them here.


CASEY, EDWARD TIMOTHY
  • A Remembrance, by Martha Spiegelman
    (Bulletin of Thomas Paine Friends, 2007)

CASWELL, JOHN (1943-2009)
  • A Remembrance, by Martha Spiegelman
    (Bulletin of Thomas Paine Friends, winter 2009-2010)

DAVIS, OSSIE (1917-2005)
  • A Remembrance, by Martha Spiegelman
    (Bulletin of Thomas Paine Friends, 2005)

DURKAN, FRANK
  • Some Memories of Frank Durkan, by Martha Spiegelman
    (Bulletin of Thomas Paine Friends, Spring-Summer 2009)

EMERSON, PAUL ROBERT
  • A Remembrance, by Martha Spiegelman,
    Bulletin of Thomas Paine Friends, 2004

ENNES, HOWARD
  • A Remembrance, by Martha Spiegelman,
    Bulletin of Thomas Paine Friends, 2004

HANANIA, JOE
  • A Remembrance, by Martha Spiegelman,
    Bulletin of Thomas Paine Friends, Summer 2010

HOLT, MARGARET and LEE
  • A Remembrance, by Martha Spiegelman,
    Bulletin of Thomas Paine Friends, 2004

JONES, LOUIS WORTH
  • A Remembrance, by Martha Spiegelman, February, 2007

KAYNOR, EDWARD REED (1923-2010)
  • A Remembrance, by Martha and Irwin Spiegelman,
    Bulletin of Thomas Paine Friends, Summer 2010

KAYNOR, FAY CAMPBELL
  • A Remembrance, by Martha Spiegelman
    Bulletin of Thomas Paine Friends, 2006

MILLS, NAT

  • A Remembrance, by Martha Spiegelman,
    Bulletin of Thomas Paine Friends,Fall 2003

  • Nat Mills died on September 8, 2003. He was a powerful inspiration to many -- in numerous fields including, of course, recognition of Thomas Paine and his achievements. Both Nat and Helja Mills became charter members of the organization. We are proud and pleased that Helja Mills continues as a member.
  • Two statements head the Nat Mills memorial booklet: Nat's own organization title, Advocacy & Coalition Strategies For People's Unmet Needs, and the phrase that well fit Nat, from Paine's Rights of Man,part 2, 1792, "My country is the world, and my religion is to do good."

RUKSHINA, KLARA (1931-2010)
  • Thinking About Klara Rukshina and Her Legacy, remembrances by her daughter Elina Gartsman and grandaughter, Anna Gartsman, Pamela Brown and others (Bulletin of Thomas paine Friends, Spring 2010)

SNYDER, DANA (-2015)

SNYDER, MARY (1921-2016)

WALSH, PAT
  • A Remembrance, by Martha Spiegelman
    Bulletin of Thomas Paine Friends, 2008

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