Milestones: Nov. 8, 1968

Married. Sharman Douglas, 40, daughter of Lewis Douglas, U.S. Ambassador to the Court of St. James's in the 1940s, and one of society's brightest and busiest career girls (public relations aide to New York's Mayor John Lindsay, fund raiser for numerous charities); and Andrew Mackenzie Hay, 40, wealthy British-born importer of gourmet specialties; she for the first time, he for the second; in a Presbyterian ceremony; in Manhattan.

Died. Conrad Richter, 78, Pulitzer-prizewinning author (The Town), who wrote of U.S. pioneer life in 20 books, including The Trees, The Light in the Forest; of a heart attack; in Pottsville, Pa. With a...