Milestones: Jan. 26, 1981

DIED. Richard Boone, 63, craggy-faced veteran of western and action films and television dramas best known for his role as Paladin, the gunslinger-for-hire in the long-running (1957-63) TV series Have Gun, Will Travel; of throat cancer; in St. Augustine, Fla.

DIED. Fawn McKay Brodie, 65, historian whose 1974 psychobiography Thomas Jefferson: an Intimate History alleged that the nation's third President had a 38-year love affair with a black slave woman named Sally Hemings, who bore him five children; of cancer; in Santa Monica, Calif.

DIED. David Lilienthal, 81, brilliant, contentious self-described "craftsman in...

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