Milestones

DIED Born to devout Texas sharecroppers, Marilyn Clement, 74, dreamed of working as a missionary before choosing to spread a different kind of gospel. She marched beside Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1960s and later devoted her life to health-care reform and social activism.

• After spending most of World War II in a California internment camp, Robert Takasugi, 78, became one of the first Japanese Americans to serve as a federal judge, wielding his power to protect Arab communities from discrimination in the hostile aftermath of 9/11.

• She was mocked for trying to succeed in a male-dominated field,...

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