Obituaries Related to "Morse" from New York Times Archive
The British mystery writer indulged in the art for fun and never expected his character to attain such fame.
Mr. Morse, a Bronx native, was, at 24, the weekly magazine’s youngest war photographer and later covered the Mercury space program.
Mr. Morse’s images peppered the glossy pages of Life and Time magazines during a 50-year career.
Mr. Mabee, a history professor, won a Pulitzer Prize 70 years ago for his unsparing biography of the inventor and painter Samuel F. B. Morse.
Mr. Morse turned a small mobile home park in Central Florida into large and politically influential development that drew retirees from around the country.
In a time of often violent racial strife in the Deep South, the former dean of the University of Mississippi School of Law challenged prejudice and parochialism.
Ms. Morse, along with her husband, A. Reynolds Morse, founded the Salvador Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Mr. Morse was famous for his portrayal of the cold-hearted detective who relentlessly pursues the wrongly convicted Richard Kimble in “The Fugitive,” one of the biggest TV hits of the 1960s.
MORSE--Gerald J. dies at 85 Gerald J. Morse, a volunteer who helped run the Lower Manhattan Marketing Association for 20 years, died Sept. 28. He was 85. Morse was born in Brooklyn on Nov. 1, 1920 to Leah and Benjamin Mofsovitz. He later shortened his name to Morse. He graduated from City College with an accounting degree. He was married to Sara K. Richman, who died in 1998, for 58 years. He had a passion for music and art and was an accomplished musician, havinG two of his songs published in ea ...
MORSE--Elizabeth. Elizabeth Leah Coates Morse, 87, died on May 5, 2006 in Fort Collins, CO. Born August 3, 1918, in NYC, the daughter of John Ora Beverly Coates and Emily Pearce Coates. She married Harold G. Morse on June 23, 1943. She dearly loved music and poetry. She traced her ancestry to the Blair Clan of Perth, Scotland. She is missed by her four children, David G., M. Beverly, John B., and Robert K., and their families.
Latest NY Times Obituaries
He built Maryland into a national powerhouse and became the first coach to win more than 100 games at each of four major college programs.
His free-spirited music ignored genre boundaries. “If you’re a creative person,” he once said, “it’s important to break rules.”
He popularized the term “institutional racism" and, with Stokely Carmichael, wrote a book in 1967 that was seen as a radical manifesto.
His New York Times scoop enraged the Nixon White House, which ordered a tap on his phone. He later won a Pulitzer Prize for The Boston Globe.
With a keen eye for young talent, he helped boost the careers of Steve Martin, John Denver, Kenny Rogers and many other performers.
The Kremlin’s fiercest critic, whose work brought arrests, attacks and a near-fatal poisoning in 2020, had spent months in isolation.