Milestones, Nov. 29, 1976

Died. Louis G. Cowan, 66, former president of CBS-TV and oft-called "father of the quiz show"; and his wife Pauline Cowan, 63; following a flash fire in their apartment; in Manhattan. Cowan created radio's Quiz Kids in 1940 and television's phenomenally popular $64,000 Question in 1955. He resigned from CBS in 1959 and, among other things, went on to found Chilmark Press, book publishers, and become a professor at the Columbia School of Journalism.

Died. The Rev. Cyril Richardson, 67, specialist in early Christian literature and history, and a longtime advocate of the...

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