Milestones, Dec. 13, 1971

Divorced. Tony Bennett, 45, nightclub and jukebox balladeer; by Mrs. Patricia Bennett, 39, a former model; on grounds of desertion; after 19 years of marriage, two children; in Hackensack, NJ. The singer, whose longtime pal, Sandy Grant, gave birth to their daughter last year, was hit to the tune of $92,500 a year in alimony and child support.

Died. Harriet McCormack, 87, wife of former House Speaker John McCormack; of heart disease; in Washington. Summing up his near-legendary relationship with Mrs. McCormack, who gave up a career with the Metropolitan Opera to marry him in 1920, the lanky Boston Democrat once said:...

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