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Published June 26, 2013, 12:00 AM

Curtis W. Tarr


In this Feb. 2, 1972, file photo Draft Director Curtis W. Tarr spins a plexiglass drum containing capsules with birth dates and orders of assignments for men born in 1953 at the beginning of the fourth annual Selective Service lottery in Washington. Tarr, the man who developed the lottery for the draft during the Vietnam War, died Friday of pneumonia at his home in Walnut Creek, Calif., his daughter Pam Tarr said Wednesday, June 26, 2013. He was 88. (AP Photo, Charles W. Harrity, File)
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