NEW YORK —
Saul Kagan, the founder and a longtime chief of the Claims Conference, died
Saturday at age 91.
Kagan helped found the organization in 1951 to be the
main vehicle for negotiating with Germany over restitution for Holocaust
In a statement announcing his death, the Claims Conference
credited Kagan with securing tens of billions in restitution payments during his
47 years at the helm of the organization.