Milestones, Mar. 1, 1976

Died. Commodore John W. Anderson, 77, affable master mariner who captained the world's fastest passenger liner, the United States, on 494 safe Atlantic crossings during an 11½-year span; after a long illness; in Tenafly, N.J.

Died. Eddie Dowling, 81, Pulitzer-prizewinning producer and virtuoso of such other theatrical arts as playwrighting, songwriting, directing, dancing and acting; in Smithfield, R.I. Young Eddie, the 14th of 17 children, supplemented the family treasury with pennies earned doing a song-and-dance act in barroom doorways and in prizefight rings between bouts...

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