Milestones, Jun. 14, 1943

Presumed Dead. Leslie Howard (néStainer), 50, genteel stage & screen favorite; in a Lisbon-to-London transport plane downed by the Nazis (see p. 30).

Died on Duty. Major Kermit Roosevelt, 53, second son of T. R. ; of unrevealed causes; in Alaska. He served with the British as a captain in World War I, transferred in 1918 to the U.S. artillery in France. After the war he entered shipping, in spite of many hunting trips in Asia rose to vice president of International Mercantile Marine. A frequent tripper to England, he looked more English than...

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