Walter Lomax

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Philadelphia Physician, Entrepreneur Walter Lomax Dead At 81

“He contributed a lot to the city of Philadelphia and to this country,” said Philadelphia city councilwoman Marian Tasco. “This city has lost an outstanding leader, good citizen, and a great benefactor.”


(Dr. Walter Lomax at lectern.  Joe Procacci listens with Joe Canfora, president of Procacci's PHL Local Gaming LLC, applicant for a casino license.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

South Philadelphia Physician Takes Stake As Partner For A Philadelphia Casino

Dr. Walter Lomax began with a small private practice in South Philadelphia and now controls a business empire that includes real estate, venture capital, and media.