Milestones, May 10, 1971

Divorced. Bess Myerson Grant, 46, former Miss America (1945) and now commissioner of consumer affairs for New York City; by Arnold Grant, 63, a New York attorney; no children. It was their second parting. They were first married in 1962, divorced five years later, and remarried in 1968.

Died. Elmo Roper, 10, dean of modern political pollsters; in Norwalk, Conn. Roper first realized the value of polls in the late 1920s, when he became an ace clock salesman by sampling the tastes of his customers. He co-founded a New York market-research firm in 1933...

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