Milestones, Oct. 18, 1971

Died. James G. Fulton, 68, Pennsylvania Congressman for 27 years and ranking Republican on the House Science and Astronautics Committee; of a heart attack; in Washington, D.C. Navy Lieut. Fulton was serving in the Pacific during World War II when he decided to run for Congress in absentia—and won. Though his Pittsburgh district was predominantly Democratic, Fulton was re-elected 13 times, partly because he was ever ready to do a constituent a favor and partly because he never tired of making appearances anywhere he could find a few voters. Also known for eccentricities, he proposed in 1960 that Dwight Eisenhower...

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