Milestones: Dec. 9, 1985

DIED. William F. Keough, 55, former superintendent of the American International School in Islamabad, Pakistan, who was visiting the U.S. embassy in Tehran on Nov. 4, 1979, when it was taken over by Iranian radicals, and became one of 52 American hostages held captive for 444 days; of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease); in Washington. Keough was the first of the hostages to die since their release on Jan. 20, 1981.

DIED. Walter Wilson Jenkins, 67, hard-working, self-effacing special assistant and close friend to Lyndon Johnson until his resignation three weeks before the end of the 1964 presidential campaign, following...

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