Milestones, Feb. 19, 1979

MARRIED. Susan Ford, 21, photographer and only daughter of former President and Mrs. Gerald R. Ford; and Charles Frederick Vance, 37, Secret Service agent who met his bride in June 1977 while guarding her father; she for the first time, he for the second; in Palm Desert, Calif.

DIED. Allen Tate, 79, influential Southern poet, critic and teacher; in Nashville. A Kentuckian who as a boy longed to be another Edgar Allan Poe, Tate was a brilliant, arrogant senior at Vanderbilt University when he was invited to join a group of older poets known as the Fugitives, which included his teacher John...

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