Dr. James Roswell Gallagher, a pioneer in the field of teen-age health care
LEXINGTON, Mass. (AP) _ Dr. James Roswell Gallagher, a pioneer in the field of teen-age health care, died of cancer Friday. He was 92.
Roswell published ``Medical Care of the Adolescent″ in 1960, the first textbook devoted to adolescents’ medical problems.
He organized the country’s first comprehensive medical section caring for patients 12 to 21 years of age, at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Boston in 1951.
Gallagher retired in 1967 as clinical professor of pediatrics and chief of the center’s adolescent unit, retired as clinical professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School in 1969, and retired as clinical professor of pediatrics at Yale Medical School in 1972.
MILWAUKEE (AP) _ TV anchorman Vince Gibbens died of an apparent heart attack Wednesday. He was 46.
``I’m so sorry I have to share this with you,″ Jill Geisler, news director at WITI-TV, announced on the noon news.
Gibbens came to Milwaukee from Providence, R.I., in 1978 and worked for WISN-TV until 1981. After a stint at a Sacramento, Calif., station, he returned in 1982, worked for WITI until 1986, then spent 3 1/2 years at Baltimore’s WBAL-TV. He returned to WITI in 1989.
Survivors include his wife and five children.
Kenneth S. Goldstein
PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Kenneth S. Goldstein, a record producer and co-founder of the Philadelphia Folk Festival, died Saturday after a five-month bout with cancer. He was 68.
Goldstein produced more than 500 albums of folk, blues, Celtic, Appalachian and cowboy music, working with such artists as Jean Ritchie, Ewan MacColl, the Rev. Gary Davis, Lightnin’ Hopkins and Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee.
Chairman of the Department of Folklore and Folklife at the University of Pennsylvania for 25 years, he retired in 1993 but kept teaching until last year.
He earned the first doctorate Penn ever awarded in folklore and his dissertation, ``A Guide for Fieldworkers in Folklore,″ became a standard text.
Goldstein served as program director of the annual folk festival he helped found for 15 years.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) _ Les Horvath, a multipurpose back at Ohio State who won the Heisman Trophy in 1944, died Tuesday at 74.
He played three years of pro football with the Los Angeles Rams and the Cleveland Browns before starting a dentistry practice in Los Angeles.
He was elected to the National Football Hall of Fame in 1969 and to the Ohio State Sports Hall of Fame in 1977.
He was the first of four Ohio State players to win the Heisman, leading the Buckeyes to a 9-0 record and a No. 2 ranking in the final AP poll in 1944.
SAN DIEGO (AP) _ Evan Jones, who turned a downtown garage into the powerhouse known as Ace Parking, died Tuesday of complications from Parkinson’s disease. He was 76.
In the course of his 45 years atop Ace Parking, the company grew from a single 165-acre lot to include 350 sites in seven states.
He lent his expertise to a parking design for the Silverdome in Detroit and operated parking facilities for the Dallas Cowboys and Stanford University.
Jones retired in 1991.
Survivors include his wife, one daughter, and two sons.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Lou Koch, who doled out overstuffed sandwiches, free cheese and cold cuts and corny jokes at his landmark delicatessen, died Sunday of a heart attack. He was 50.
Koch had worked six days a week for 29 years at Koch’s Deli, a monument in the West Philadelphia neighborhood where many University of Pennsylvania students live.
Jacob Rader Marcus
CINCINNATI (AP) _ Rabbi Jacob Rader Marcus, a historian who founded the American Jewish archives at Hebrew Union College, died Tuesday. He was 99.
Marcus had been involved with the Cincinnati-based college since he enrolled at age 15 in 1911.
He was ordained in 1920 and named to the faculty, then kept teaching until the last year of his life.
His work brought Marcus numerous awards, including the Sachs Fund prize for his four-volume work ``History of Jewish People in the United States.″
Hebrew Union College is the nation’s oldest rabbinical seminary. It has campuses in Cincinnati, New York, Los Angeles and Jerusalem.
NEW YORK (AP) _ Lawyer Simon Rifkind, whose clients included Holocaust survivors and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, died Tuesday at 94.
The former federal judge and trial lawyer continued to work at his firm, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, until early this fall.
Rifkind was best known to the public for his work on behalf of Mrs. Onassis, whom he represented in her struggle to keep William Manchester’s 1967 book ``The Death of a President″ from publication. In 1971 and 1972, he helped Mrs. Onassis in her lawsuit against photographer Ronald Galella.
In 1945 and 1946, as an adviser on Jewish affairs for the Army, Rifkind appealed for aid to Holocaust survivors in Germany and Austria.
President Truman awarded him the Medal of Freedom for his work.