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Harry Briggs Jr., a Catalyst for Brown v. Board of Education, Dies at 75

2016-08-18T01:52:28+0000

Mr. Briggs’s parents originated the lawsuit that struck down public school segregation in 1954, though his name became a forgotten legal footnote.


Bunny Briggs, Tap Dancing Virtuoso, Dies at 92

2014-11-27T03:07:13+0000

Mr. Briggs’s career bridged the history of tap from Bill (Bojangles) Robinson to Savion Glover.


Paid Notice: Deaths DALZELL, F. BRIGGS

2004-07-28T05:00:00+0000

DALZELL--F. Briggs, The Trustees of the South Street Seaport Museum express their deepest condolences to the family of F. Briggs Dalzell. As one of the Museum's first trustees, his keen interest in maritime concerns made him a welcome and knowledgeable addition. He will be greatly missed.


Paid Notice: Deaths DALZELL, F. BRIGGS

2004-07-18T05:00:00+0000

DALZELL--F. Briggs. The Board and staff of the Seamen's Church Institute of New York & New Jersey, together with George D. Benjamin, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and the Rev. Dr. Jean R. Smith, Executive Director, express their deepest sorrow at the death of F. Briggs Dalzell. From 1979 until his retirement in 1986, Mr. Dalzell served on the Institute's Board of Trustees with distinction and was supportive of SCI's ministry to mariners. We send our heartfelt condolences to his family.


Paid Notice: Deaths DALZELL, F. BRIGGS

2004-06-28T05:00:00+0000

DALZELL--F. Briggs. Of East Hampton, formerly of Quogue and NYC, on June 25, 2004. Father of Victoria Black and Fred B. Dalzell Jr., husband of the late Marie (Bobby) Conroy Dalzell. A memorial service will be held in August at the Church of the Atonement in Quogue, NY.


Paid Notice: Deaths CUNNINGHAM, BRIGGS SWIFT II

2003-07-06T05:00:00+0000

CUNNINGHAM-Briggs Swift II. America's Cup Winner and motorsports legend dies at 96. Briggs Swift Cunningham II, who was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and lived the majority of his life in Westport, Connecticut, died in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 2, 2003. Mr. Cunningham was the son of a Cincinnati financier and businessman who funded the start-up of Proctor & Gamble. While attending Yale University, in New Haven, Connecticut, Briggs developed a love of yacht-racing, which lead him to international rec ...


Paid Notice: Deaths BRIGGS, , BASIL MANLY JR.

2003-06-10T05:00:00+0000

BRIGGS--Basil Manly Jr. On Saturday, June 7, 2003, of gastric carcinoma. B.A. Williams College, M.S. Sloan School at the Massachusets Institute of Technology. Son of Basil Manly Briggs of Bloomfield Hills, MI, and Mary Ellen Brademas, M.D., of New York City. Grandson of Eleanor Budd of Bloomfield Hills and the late Walter O. (Spike) Briggs and great-grandson of the late Walter O. Briggs, former owner of the Detroit Tigers and Briggs Stadium. Stepson of Janet Briggs and of John Brademas, former m ...


Paid Notice: Deaths BRIGGS, , BASIL MANLY JR.

2003-06-09T05:00:00+0000

BRIGGS--Basil Manly Jr. On Saturday, June 7, 2003, of gastric carcinoma. B.A. Williams College, M.S. Sloan School at the Massachusets Institute of Technology. Son of Basil Manly Briggs of Bloomfield Hills, MI, and Mary Ellen Brademas, M.D., of New York City. Grandson of Eleanor Budd of Bloomfield Hills and the late Walter O. (Spike) Briggs and great-grandson of the late Walter O. Briggs, former owner of the Detroit Tigers and Briggs Stadium. Stepson of Janet Briggs and of John Brademas, former m ...


Paid Notice: Deaths BRIGGS, JAMES W.

2002-05-31T05:00:00+0000

BRIGGS-James W. Of Greenwich Village, N.Y. Died May 28, 2002. Age 72. Graduate of Yale, M.S. Harvard and Ph.D. N.Y.U. Retired mathmetics teacher and past President of the Village Independent Democrats. Survived by brother Thomas Briggs of Oklahoma, nephew Thomas W. and nieces Mary Courtney and Jacqueline Muriel. Friends will gather at the home of Frieda Bradlow, 43 Charlton St., Sun, June 2nd, 4PM.


Paid Notice: Deaths BRIGGS, JAMES G.

2002-03-25T05:00:00+0000

BRIGGS-James G. Of 10th Street, died Friday, March 22, 2002, at the Brooklyn VA Hospital in Bay Ridge. He was 79. Born on January 12, 1923, in Saratoga Springs, he was the son of the late James T. and Margaret Briggs. Mr. Briggs was a Sergeant First Class in the United States Army serving from 1941 to 1961 in the Philippines, Korea, Germany and Austria. He worked for 17 years in the security department at the New York Times newspaper in Manhattan. He was a very religious person, an avid sports f ...



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