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HUBBARD--David Richardson, of Bloomfield, CT, formerly of West Hartford, CT, died Monday, March 1, 2004. Born in 1916 in Pelham Manor, NY, he was the loving son of the late Allen Skinner Hubbard and Harriet Richardson Hubbard and lived in the Hartford area most of his life. He graduated from Hotchkiss School in 1935, Yale University in 1939, and Cornell Law School in 1947. He was the beloved husband of the late Margaret Ackerly Hubbard, beloved father of Edna Hubbard Travis Adams of NYC and Cole ...
His books about Thoreau, Emerson and William James won him national awards — and a fan letter from the celebrated author who would become his wife.
A protean citizen of the art world — artist, curator, dealer, collector and more — he wrote a monumental four-volume life of a 20th-century giant.
Mr. Richardson was an All-Pro receiver for the Baltimore Colts and their leading pass-catcher in Super Bowl III, when the Jets otherwise stymied their offense in a huge upset victory.
Dr. Richardson’s prize-winning work involved cooling helium to liquid form, a breakthrough that has enabled research into a variety of scientific problems.
Ms. Richardson, who appeared as an extra in more than 100 Hollywood films as a child, spent years as Sister Agnes Marie before coming to New York and eventually becoming editor of Seventeen magazine.
Mr. Richardson won Obie and Drama Desk awards for his first play produced off Broadway in 1960. He turned to writing magazine articles and books after two of his plays failed on Broadway.
In 16 years leading the state’s Supreme Court, he defended the rights of native Hawaiians, often relying on ancestral custom in his decisions.
An autopsy of Natasha Richardson indicated that she died of a brain hemorrhage caused by “blunt impact” to her head.
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A defector to the U.S., he was admired for his prowess in the Russian repertory, but his individualistic approach “was not for everyone — or for all repertoire.”
He shared the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physics for discoveries of forces that can distort the shape of an atomic nucleus, with implications for human-made nuclear fission.