Milestones, Mar. 14, 1949

Born. To Ann Farley Hickey, 23, daughter of ex-Postmaster General James A. Farley, and Edward John Hickey, 26: their first child (and big Jim's first grandchild), a daughter; in Detroit. Name: Ellen Louise. Weight: 8 Ibs. 8 oz.

Died. J. (for Joseph) Melville Broughton, 60, North Carolina's Democratic freshman Senator and onetime governor (1941-45); of a heart attack; in Bethesda, Md.

Died. Charles Hanson Towne, 72, litterateur, minor poet (Manhattan) and editor (the old Smart Set, McClure's, Harper's Bazaar); after long illness; in Manhattan.

Died. A. (for Arthur) Atwater Kent, 75, multimillionaire radio...

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