Milestones: May 31, 1963

Married. Briggs Cunningham, 56, millionaire sports-car builder-driver and yachtsman who skippered Columbia to victory in the 1958 America's Cup; and Laura Maxine Elmer, 39, also a sports-car enthusiast; both for the second time; in El Paso, Texas, the day after Cunningham divorced his wife of 33 years (three children) in Juarez, Mexico.

Died. Orvil Eugene Dryfoos, 50, president since 1957 and publisher since 1961 of the New York Times, a onetime stockbroker who married then Times Publisher Arthur Hays Sulzberger's eldest daughter in 1941,*six months later joined the paper as a cub reporter, then moved into management, where he became a firm...

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