Milestones: Dec. 1, 1967

Married. Mary Wells, 39, comely maverick of Madison Avenue, boss of fast-rising Wells, Rich, Greene, Inc., who painted Braniff Airways planes in pastels; and Harding Lawrence, 47, president of Braniff; both for the second time; in Paris.

Died. Thomas Sweet, 38, movie stuntman and hard-riding "white knight" of the TV commercial for Ajax detergent; of injuries when his private plane crashed against a mountain ridge; near Little Lake, Calif.

Died. Ferdinand Louvat, 53, French pastry chef at the White House, hired by the Kennedys in 1962, who whipped up countless delectables for dignitaries and...

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