David Bassett

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Sadly' we have to record the death of yet another giant of the peace tax movement- David Bassett.

Although he does not seem ever to have held formal office, David was the rminence grise behind the National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund in the USA, and thus indirectly of CPTI.   He passed away at the age of 93 on 11th December 2021 at ther Friendly Home in Rochester NY,

A medical doctor by profession, he will also be remembered for his tireless campaigning for compensation for US citizens of Japanese origin, including his wife Miyake, who were interned during the Second World War