Milestones, Jan. 28, 1957

Married. Robert Baumle Meyner, 48, Democratic governor of New Jersey since 1954; and Helen Day (Danie) Stevenson, 28, brunette third cousin (by marriage, on the maternal side; the name Stevenson is a coincidence) of Adlai Stevenson, daughter of William Stevenson, president of Oberlin College; in Oberlin, Ohio.

Died. Charles Wayland ("Curly") Brooks, 59, onetime (1940-49) isolationist Republican Senator from Illinois, who moderated his isolationism after Eisenhower's 1952 victory; of a heart ailment; in Chicago.

Died. Max Ausnit, 69, onetime Rumanian steel and munitions magnate who fled to the U.S. in 1946, later (1948)...

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