Milestones, Dec. 18, 1978

DIED. William A. Steiger, 40, genial, dynamic, six-term Republican Congressman from Wisconsin; of a heart attack; in Washington, D.C. A native of Oshkosh, Steiger served for six years as a state assemblyman before winning election to the U.S. Congress at age 28. A self-described moderate Republican, he co-sponsored the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, helped launch the volunteer Army, and this year proposed cutting the maximum capital gains tax from 49% to 25%. Despite opposition from President Carter, Steiger's colleagues eventually set the maximum tax rate at 28%.

DIED. George S....

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