Milestones: Apr. 27, 1962

Died. Arsenic H. Lacson, 49, maverick mayor of Manila (pop. 1,200,000) since 1951, a fiery reformer who became during three popularly elected terms what Philippine President Macapagal recently called a "national sentinel of public morality"; of a stroke; in Manila. Peppery Mayor Lacson—a former boxer, guerrilla fighter, lawyer, political-science professor, Congressman and newspaper columnist—cleaned up his tatterdemalion metropolis and became an acerbic presidential critic who crushed his Nacionalista Party mate, ex-President Carlos Garcia, and then started sniping at Liberal President Macapagal, whom he helped to power.

Died. William Thomas Waggoner Jr., 57,...

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