Milestones, Jul. 5, 1971

Died. Claire McGill Luce, 47, former publishing executive, and since 1960 wife of TIME Publisher Henry Luce III; of cancer; on Fishers Island, N.Y. At the age of twelve, Mrs. Luce was already hard at work as a cook and cowgirl on her grandfather's Oregon cattle ranch. After joining Time Inc. in 1943, she soon assumed responsibility for managing the company's stock portfolio and various holdings. She left the company in 1948 to join a special U.S. aid mission to China, where she was twice the target of snipers, and returned to Time Inc....

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