David Bolotin, who formerly owned a farm and a real estate brokerage company in Lexington, died March 19 in North Carolina. He was 95.
As owner of Bullet Realty in the 1970s, Mr. Bolotin specialized in the sale of farmland.
He was elected president of the Kentucky Association of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers in 1959 and was head of the Soil Conservation District in Central Kentucky in 1968, family members said.
A 1937 graduate of the University of Iowa, he later attended the University of Kentucky, doing postgraduate work in agriculture.
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Mr. Bolotin was a civil rights proponent, according to family members.
In the 1960s, Mr. Bolotin was a member of the state board of the American Civil Liberties Union in Kentucky and was a judge advocate for the Human Rights Commission in Lexington, family members said..
Mr. Bolotin lost a race for county commissioner by a narrow margin in the 1960s, family members said.
In that decade, they said, he also served as vice-president at Temple Adath Israel.
Mr. Bolotin is survived by his wife, Else Bolotin.