Milestones, Jul. 8, 1940

Died. Wilbur Neil Burkhardt, 50, crusading editor of the Scripps-Howard San Francisco News; of injuries received when he jumped from the San Francisco-Oakland Bridge; in San Francisco.

Died. Lady Conan Doyle, 65, widow of Spiritualist-Writer Arthur Conan Doyle (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, etc.) with whom she claimed to have been in communication since his death in 1930; of heart failure after an operation; in London.

Died. Patrick McKenna, 65, bald, bespectacled White House doorkeeper; 37 years to the day after he started ushering during the Theodore Roosevelt Administration ; of a kidney ailment; in...

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