Milestones, May 24, 1937

Divorced. Funnyman Ed Wynn (Israel Edwin Leopold), 50; by Hilda Keenan Wynn, daughter of the late Actor Frank Keenan; in Reno, Nev. She won $300 a week alimony. Funnyman Wynn charged that his wife was an incurable dipsomaniac, intoxicated "95%" of the time when not under direct medical care, for which he had spent $250,000.

Died. Thomas Edmund Knight Jr., 38, Lieutenant-Governor of Alabama; of a kidney ailment; in Montgomery, Ala. Son of the Alabama Supreme Court Justice who withheld the original conviction of the Scottsboro boys, Lieut.-Governor Knight was State prosecutor of the...

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