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Harold Meyerman, ex-banker who aided Palm Springs museum, dies at 76
Harold Meyerman, ex-banker who aided Palm Springs museum, dies at 76

Harold Meyerman, a prominent banker who in retirement oversaw a turnaround of the financially troubled Palm Springs Art Museum, died Jan. 21 at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage. He was 76. The cause was pneumonia as the result of a compromised immune system, said Greg Polzin, the museum's director of development. Meyerman's banking career included a high-level stint with Los Angeles-based First Interstate Bank. He resigned in 1992 as chief executive of its merchant bank unit and then worked at what was then called Chase Manhattan Bank. He was also on the boards of several institutions before retiring in 2001. By then, he and his wife, Dorothy, had a home in Palm...

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