Arthur Meyer Brandel, 67, the founder and editor of Post*Age, a publication that covered developments in the postal field, died Nov. 26 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Washington. He had cancer.
In the course of his career, Mr. Brandel was an Army press relations officer in the Mediterranean during World War II, a newspaper correspondent, the news editor of a television station in Washington, a reporter for the American Metal Market, a trade publication, and the public relations director of the National Council of Senior Citizens.
He founded Post*Age in 1972 and headed the publication until his retirement last year.
Mr. Brandel was born in New York City and attended Columbia University there. He had various jobs in New York before World War II.At one time, he was a press spokesman for the American League for a Free Palestine, a pro -- Israeli group.
He was a correspondent for The New York Times in Yugoslavia and elsewhere in Europe from 1945 until about 1947. He was expelled from Yugoslavia for writing stories that the government of that country said were harmful to "good relations between Yugoslavia and the United States."
He moved to Washington about 1949 and lived in the city at the time of his death.
He was a member of the National Press Club.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn C., of Washington; a brother, Simon L., of Yonkers, N.Y., and a sister, Mildred Brandel of Atlanta, Ga.
The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the National Press Club Special Fellowship Fund, Washington.