Milestones: May 3, 1982

ENGAGED. Mary Cunningham, 30, vice president for strategic planning at Joseph E. Seagram & Sons; and William Agee, 44, chairman of the Bendix Corp., and her boss until 1980, when she resigned after talk that he had promoted her because of their friendship.

DIED. John M. Ashbrook, 53, a conservative Republican Congressman from Ohio for 22 years; apparently of a heart attack; in Newark, Ohio. A former chairman of the American Conservative Union, he sometimes let his fierce rhetoric overshadow his personal charm. In 1972 he challenged President Nixon in four Republican primaries but never got more than 10% of the vote....

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