Milestones, Apr. 2, 1951

Marriage Revealed. Ezzard Charles, 29, world heavyweight boxing champion; and his longtime friend, Gladys ("Gee Gee") Gartrell, 22, onetime elevator operator; on Dec. 30, 1949; in New Kensington, Pa. Also revealed: the birth (on Feb. 13) of their first child, a daughter. Name: Deborah. Weight: 7 lbs. 8 oz.

Died. Lieut. General José Enrique Varela, 59, one of Dictator Franco's top generals during the Spanish Civil War (1936-39), and once considered his likeliest successor; of leukemia; in Tetuán, Spanish Morocco. During the Spanish war, Varela led the Fascists to a decisive victory at Toledo, later became War Minister. Pro-monarchist and anti-Axis, he...

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