Milestones: Nov. 12, 1990

DIED. Elliott Roosevelt, 80, second oldest son of President Franklin D. Roosevelt; in Scottsdale, Ariz. Roosevelt flew 89 combat missions in World War II, earning promotion to Army Air Forces brigadier general. He became a radio executive, newspaper editor and author, horse breeder and mayor of Miami Beach. He was married five times, once to actress Faye Emerson. His 1973 book, An Untold Story, which described F.D.R.'s romance with his secretary, Marguerite ("Missy") LeHand, angered the other four Roosevelt children.

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