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NAHB Mourns Passing of James Fischer, Jr.

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NAHB Mourns Passing of James Fischer, Jr.

Tennessee builder James “Jim” Mitchell Fischer, Jr. , who served as NAHB president in 1987, has died at the age of 89.

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NAHB Mourns Passing of James Nistler

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Former Oregon HBA president and HUD official James Nistler died on Aug. 17 in Medford, Ore.

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NAHB Mourns Passing of Clyde Anderson

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NAHB Mourns Passing of Clyde Anderson

After 50 years of active membership in his local, state and national association and a life well lived in work, family and community service, Clyde J. Anderson, 80, died Nov. 20, 2017 at the end of a long battle with cancer.

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NAHB Mourns the Death of Isaac Heimbinder

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NAHB Mourns the Death of Isaac Heimbinder

Texas home builder and attorney Isaac Heimbinder died suddenly in Houston on March 6. Mr. Heimbinder was 72 years old. A longtime industry leader, Mr. Heimbinder led U.S. Home, later acquired by Lennar, and the former Kimball Hall Homes before helping to launch the construction software company BuildTopia.

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NAHB Mourns Death of John Koelemij

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NAHB Mourns Death of John Koelemij

Florida builder John Koelemij, who served as president of the National Association of Home Builders in 1985, has died at the age of 88.

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Centenarian Paul Kessler Passes Away

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Centenarian Paul Kessler Passes Away

Long-time NAHB member Paul Kessler of Celina, Ohio, died on March 9 shortly after celebrating his 100th birthday on January 26.

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NAHB Mourns the Loss of Green Advocate and Educator Dan Wise

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NAHB Mourns the Loss of Green Advocate and Educator Dan Wise

Dan H. Wise, CGP, CGB, of Boalsburg, Pa., passed away peacefully in his home, Tuesday March 3, 2015. A custom home builder for almost 40 years, Mr. Wise was a staunch advocate and dedicated educator on high-performance, sustainable green construction, affordable housing and environmental issues. As a member of the Builders Association of Central PA for over […]

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NAHB Mourns Death of EO Beth Thomasson

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NAHB Mourns Death of EO Beth Thomasson

Beth Thomasson, who had served as the Executive Officer for the Home Builders Association of West Virginia since 1978, died March 7 after a short illness.

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NAHB Mourns Death of EO Jimmie Snider

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NAHB Mourns Death of EO Jimmie Snider

Jimmie Snider, EO for the East Texas Builders Association for 36 years, died Sunday morning.

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NAHB Mourns Loss of Longtime Counsel Bill Schweitzer

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NAHB Mourns Loss of Longtime Counsel Bill Schweitzer

NAHB leaders past and present are mourning the loss this week of William Schweitzer, who passed away suddenly on March 3. Mr. Schweitzer, who lived in Alexandria, Va. served admirably as the association’s outside counsel for 30 years and was instrumental in the launch of NAHB’s political action committee, BUILD-PAC, for which he also served as counsel.

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