The Armenian Revolutionary Federation Western USA Central Committee announced the passing of long-time ARF member, a historian and educator Dr. Garabet ‘Garo’ Moumdjian, who died on March 29 in the Palm Spring, Calif. area.
Moumdjian has served on the ARF Western USA Central Committee and was a long-time member of the ARF Pasadena Lernavayr Chapter.
As a historian, Moumdjian authored numerous articles and made academic presentations on the Armenian Genocide.
He served as principal of the Armenian Mesrobian School and as Vice-Principal of the Vahan and Anoush Chamlian School.
Moumdjian was a member of the Asbarez editorial board and continued his participation in the newspaper’s effort as a regular contributor.
In addition to his contributions as an academic, Moumdjian was also a staunch advocate of advancing the ARF’s ideology and its principles.