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R.I.P. Mel Simon (1926-2009)

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

Mel Simon, the co-owner of the Indiana Pacers and the founder of Simon Property Group, died Wednesday at the age of 82. Simon, who bought the Pacers in 1983, made his fortune in commercial real estate, building malls across the country along with his brother Herb. Mel belonged to my synagogue in ...