Fergus ‘Reid’ Buckley dies at 83

04/16/2014 8:25 PM

04/16/2014 8:26 PM

Fergus Reid Buckley, of Camden, brother of the late literary, rhetorical and political figure William F. Buckley, passed away Monday.

Reid Buckley was a magazine contributor, novelist, orator and political commentator.

He was best known for founding the popular Buckley School of Thought, Reflection and Communications. Over its three decades, some 6,000 people took week-long seminars there on public speaking, writing and communication. Its alumni include CEOs, academics, TV personalities, doctors, lawyers, professional writers and aspirants to U.S. and foreign high political offices, the family said.

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