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Daniel was born on January 1, 1939 and passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2019.

Daniel was a resident of Wilmington, North Carolina at the time of passing.

After stints in the foster care system and the U.S. Army, he earned a B.A. at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and a doctorate at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where he completed a dissertation in the field of labor economics.

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