Mortimer Caplin

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Mortimer Maxwell Caplin (July 11, 1916 – July 15, 2019) was an American lawyer and educator.[1] He was the founding member of Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered. Caplin served on John F. Kennedy's Task Force on Taxation and in January 1961. He appointed U.S. Commissioner of Internal Revenue.

Caplin was born in New York City, New York. He turned 100 in July 2016.[2] Caplin died on July 15, 2019 in Chevy Chase, Maryland at the age of 103.[3]

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  1. A Man of Purpose: Professor, lawyer, soldier, scholar - Mort Caplin Makes It His Business to Serve, Washington Business Journal (August 15–21, 2003)
  2. Cerny, Milton (2016-07-22). "Mortimer Caplin put the 'Service' in 'Internal Revenue Service'". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2016-07-28.
  3. Mortimer Caplin, charismatic and hard-driving IRS commissioner, dies at 103

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