Milestones: Aug. 24, 1981

DIED. Alvin Feldman, 53, veteran airline executive who had headed Continental Airlines since last year; of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound; in Los Angeles. Feldman, whose wife Rosemily died of cancer in 1980, was losing a bitter fight to prevent a takeover of the company by Texas International Airlines (see ECONOMY & BUSINESS).

DIED. James Fisk, 70, physicist who played a leading role in the development of radar and went on to serve as president and chairman of Bell Telephone Laboratories; in Elizabethtown, N.Y. Joining Bell labs, the research division of the American Telephone and Telegraph Co., as a technician...

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