Milestones, Sep. 5, 1949

Divorced. By Dorothy Schiff Thackrey, 46, owner-publisher of the New Dealing New York Post Home News (circ. 374,706): third husband Theodore Olin Thackrey, 47, editor and publisher of the party-lining New York Daily Compass (circ. about 50,000) ; after six years of marriage, no children; in Gooding, Idaho.

Divorced. Otto L. (for Ludwig) Preminger, 42, Vienna-born Broadway actor-director (Margin for Error, 1939) and Hollywood producer (Laura); by Marion Mill Preminger, 39, onetime Hungarian actress; after 18 years of marriage, no children; in Santa Monica, Calif.

Died. John William Dunne, 73, air pioneer who designed...

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