Obituary: Iranian lawyer Mehdi Eftekhari was eyewitness to history

  • by: JEAN HOPFENSPERGER , Star Tribune
  • Updated: August 22, 2013 - 8:50 PM

Mehdi Eftekhari was among the nearly lost generation of professionals who built modern-day Iran, providing counsel for the nation’s first telephone service, first electrical grid, first system of dams — and in the process meeting top international dignitaries who visited Iran from the 1940s through 1970s.

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