Milestones, Feb. 4, 1974

Marriage Revealed. Admiral Hyman G. Rickover, 73, caustic nonconformist who directed the development of the Navy's first atomic-powered submarines and who was largely responsible for the building of the first civilian nuclear power plant; and Commander Eleonor A. Bednowicz, 43, a Navy nurse who met Rickover several months ago when he was a patient for a respiratory ailment at the Bethesda Naval Hospital; he for the second time, she for the first; on Jan. 19; near Chicago.

Died. Eli Goldston, 53, chairman and chief executive officer of the Boston-based Eastern Gas & Fuel Associates;...

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