Milestones, May 26, 1941

Born. To Francis Xavier Shields, 30, onetime No. 1 U.S. tennist, and Donna Marina Torlonia Shields, 24, daughter of Princess Torlonia and the late Prince Torlonia of Italy: a son, Francis Alexander (7¾ lb.); in Manhattan.

Born. To Harold L. I ekes. 67, Secretary of the Interior, and Jane Dahlman Ickes, 28: their second child, first daughter (8¼ lb.); in Baltimore.

Married. Christine Cromwell, 18, daughter of ex-Minister to Canada James H. R. Cromwell; and Frederick Putnam White, 21, Brown University freshman; at Elkton, Md.

Died. Charles Henry George Howard, 35, Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire; bombed while on active war service in England....

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