Milestones, Aug. 3, 1959

Divorced. Billy Rose, 59, millionaire showman; by Joyce Mathews, 39, blonde sometime TV actress who once (1951) dabbed at her wrists with a razor blade because Billy would not marry her; he for the third time, she for the fourth.

Died. Douglas McKay, 66, lifetime Oregon Republican politician who became President Eisenhower's first (1953-56) Secretary of the Interior; of a heart ailment; in Salem, Ore. From a humble beginning, spare, jaunty McKay built up a political career along with a thriving Chevrolet agency, rose from state senator to Governor (1949-53). Wary of big...

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