Milestones, Jul. 10, 1950

Died. Dixon Wecter, 44, research director of California's Huntington Library, author of The Saga of American Society, When Johnny Comes Marching Home and other scholarly studies of U.S. history and folkways; of a heart attack; in Sacramento.

Died. Eliel Saarinen, 76, Finnish-born architect, longtime President of the Cranbrook Academy of Art; in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. A painter in his youth, Saarinen won his first success with the elegantly simple Finnish Pavilion at the Paris Exposition of 1900, later designed the Helsinki railroad station and Finland's National Museum. An old friend of Frank Lloyd...

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