Milestones, Jul. 13, 1959

Married. Hope Aldrich Rockefeller, 21, daughter of John D. Rockefeller III, niece of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller, and John Spencer, 27, son of the late Poet-Professor Theodore Spencer (from 1946-49 holder of Harvard's prestigious Boylston chair of rhetoric and oratory); in Irvington, N.Y.

Died. A. Cecil Snyder, 51, Baltimore-born Chief Justice (1953-57) of Puerto Rico's Supreme Court, who helped draft Puerto Rico's commonwealth status, as district attorney convicted (1936) Nationalist Party Boss Albizu Campos of trying to overthrow the U.S. Government; of a heart attack; near San Juan.

Died. William Francis Dietrich, 65, plucky rear admiral (ret.) who, as captain of the...

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