Milestones, Feb. 23, 1942

Married. Barbara Field Bliss, daughter of Publisher Marshall Field; and Lieut. Robert Boggs, U.S.N.R., medical officer of the U.S.S. Prairie State, training ship; she for the second time; in Manhattan.

Divorced. Chronicler Edgar Ferdinand Lundberg, 39 (America's 60 Families); by Isabel Gary Lundberg, onetime editor of The Smart Set; in Bartow, Fla.

Died. Grant Wood, 50, famed painter of the U.S. Midwestern scene; of cancer of the liver; in Iowa City (see p. 65).

Died. Matthew A. Dunn, 55, blind, humanity-loving Congressman from Pennsylvania (1933-41); in Pittsburgh. He once offered a jobs-for-everybody proposal which called for an appropriation of $100,000,000,000.

Died. John ("Jack") Burke, 67,...

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