Milestones, Sep. 22, 1941

Birthday. General John Joseph Pershing, 81; in Walter Reed General Hospital, Washington.

Engaged. Laura Marquand Hale, granddaughter of the late Edward Everett Hale; and H. Patterson Hale; in Newburyport,


Engaged. John Hay, grandson of the late Secretary of State John Hay; and Kristi Aresvik Putnam; in Washington.

Sued for Divorce. Harry Bouton ("Blackstone the Magician"), 56; by Mildred Rose Phinney Bouton, 34, assistant whom he had often sawed in halves; in Centerville, Mich.

Divorced. Senator W. Warren Barbour of New Jersey; by Elysabeth Carrere Barbour; after 20 years; in Laramie, Wyo.

Divorced. Anna...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!