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A machinist and Socialist from the Bronx, he pushed trade unions to be more democratic and to depose crooked labor leaders.
He got his start with TGI Fridays, a ’60s hit on the bar scene, helped start Smith & Wollensky, then opened his own Midtown steakhouse, drawing a tony crowd.
Mr. Benson, who played for the Texas Longhorns and three N.F.L. teams, died in a motorcycle crash, friends and family said.
A colorful self-made billionaire, Mr. Benson was alternately revered and reviled in New Orleans, where he also owned the N.B.A.’s Pelicans.
Mr. Guillaume won awards for playing a character who began as a caustic butler on one sitcom and ended up as a candidate for governor on another.
Mr. Benson believed in the painterly impact of reproducing the work of photographers like Irving Penn, Lee Friedlander and Helen Levitt on an offset printing press.
Mr. Noble, who began as a stage actor before rising to national fame on TV, played Gov. Eugene Gatling on the hit series from 1979 to 1986.
"Death's Daughter," the first novel in a planned trilogy by Amber Benson (who played Tara on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer") may not seem like The Moment's usual fodder. The book is an "urban fantasy" about the preposterously named Calliope Reaper-Jones, whose father happens to be Death. She has to (literally) go to Hell and back when she takes over the family business after her father is kidnapped (don't you hate when that happens?).
“Death’s Daughter,” the first novel in a planned trilogy by Amber Benson (who played Tara on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”) may not seem like The Moment’s usual fodder. The book is an “urban fantasy” about the preposterously named Calliope Reaper-Jones, whose father happens to be Death. She has to (literally) go to Hell and back when she takes over the family business after her father is kidnapped (don’t you hate when that happens?)
BENSON--J. Goffe, 93, died in his home in Waccabuc, NY on June 30, 2006. His career at Union Carbide (now part of Dow Chemical), included serving as the president of the Linde division, and as a vice president of the corporation. Mr. Benson was an avid golfer, and traveled extensively. His first wife Margaret Oehler, died in 1973. He is survived by his wife of 30 years Marie Tiesler Goldfinger, and his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
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Ms. James, a podcaster and writer, had chronicled her struggle with an incurable bowel tumor with candor and vivacity after the illness was diagnosed more than five years ago.