Milestones, Mar. 20, 1978

DIED. Walter Muir Whitehill, 72, historian and man of letters who became known as "Mr. Boston" for his successful crusade to preserve some of the landmarks of his city; of pneumonia; in Boston. A pragmatist who fought to "save what is good for practical use as places to live in and work in," Whitehill played a large part in restoring Boston's 19th century Quincy Marketplace and making it into a thriving new commercial center.

DIED. Sir Roy Harrod, 78, noted English economist, and disciple and definitive biographer (in 1951) of John Maynard Keynes; in Holt, Norfolk, England. A student of Keynes' at...

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