Milestones Jan. 20, 2003

DIED. C. DOUGLAS DILLON, 93, well-connected Wall Street financier, diplomat and lifelong Republican who served as Treasury Secretary under two Democratic Presidents (Kennedy and Johnson) and ambassador to France under a Republican (Eisenhower); in New York City. Dillon was an Under Secretary of State when he was tapped to lend bipartisan heft to J.F.K.'s Cabinet. At Treasury he advocated successfully for free trade and tax cuts and spearheaded Kennedy's economic-development program in Latin America. Although he was born to wealth and influence (he was the scion of the international banking house Dillon, Read & Co. and enjoyed close ties to the...

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