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Ormus 'Doc' DavenportOrmus "Doc" Davenport died at Buffalo General Hospital here last month of complications from heart and circulatory problems. He was 81. A longtime food broker serving retailers in western New York, Davenport built his father's brokerage business, Davenport-Webb, into a major regional food brokerage with offices in Buffalo, Syracuse and Albany, N.Y., and Scranton, Pa. The World

Ormus 'Doc' Davenport

Ormus "Doc" Davenport died at Buffalo General Hospital here last month of complications from heart and circulatory problems. He was 81. A longtime food broker serving retailers in western New York, Davenport built his father's brokerage business, Davenport-Webb, into a major regional food brokerage with offices in Buffalo, Syracuse and Albany, N.Y., and Scranton, Pa. The World War II veteran also maintained a writing and journalism career, and his WWII novel

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