Milestones: Jan. 6, 1961

Died. George H. Coppers, 58, who rose from office boy to board chairman of the National Biscuit Co., boosted Nabisco's sales more than 100% in 15 years; of a heart attack; in Englewood, N.J.

Died. Tracy S. McCraken, 66, onetime reporter who converted an ailing Wyoming weekly into the first link of a six-paper chain; of a ruptured abdominal aorta; in Cheyenne. A veteran Democratic national committeeman, McCraken cast the 15 Wyoming votes that gave Kennedy the nomination at the Democratic Convention, two weeks ago declined to fill a U.S. Senate vacancy, caused by the death of Republican Keith Thomson, because "I...

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