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WHITAKER-Dr. John N. The volunteers and staff of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society wish to express deep sorrow on the passing of Dr. John N. Whitaker, 60, of Birmingham, AL, who died August 29. Dr. Whitaker had served as professor and chair of the Dept. of Neurology at the Univ. of Alabama since 1985, and was president of the American Neurological Association from 1995-97. Since 1998 he served on the National Board of Directors of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS), where he wa ...
WHITAKER-Robert Martin. Born January 19, 1906 in Gloucester, NJ, died December 1, 2000 in Sarasota, Florida. He was a son of Milton C. and Mabel Martin Whitaker. He had lived in New York City and Westport, CT, and in Putnam Station, NY where there is a family summer home. He was a graduate of Yale College, Class of 1927, and of The Harvard Business School, and was with Brown Brothers Harriman & Co until his retirement in 1961. He was an honorary trustee of The Leopold Schepp Foundation, having b ...
He covered all areas of sport, from baseball and football to golf and the Olympics, but he was perhaps best known for his graceful essays.
A defensive master, Whitaker “could stand in front of you and you couldn’t find him,” one boxing announcer said. He died after being struck by a car in Virginia.
Mr. Whitaker had no formal training as an astronomer, but he used his unparalleled knowledge of the lunar surface to select landing sites for spacecraft.
For 45 years, Mr. Whitaker managed to keep good relations with those he covered, even though he sometimes used tactics associated with the tabloid press.
Mr. Whitaker’s most talked-about work was the so-called “butcher cover” of the Beatles’ “Yesterday and Today,” which was pulled from store shelves.
Rodney Whitaker, writer best known by one of his many pen names, Trevanian, dies at age 74 (M)
WHITAKER-Patricia Wing. Died March 21, 2003 in Bradenton, FL. Born February 1930 in NYC. Daughter of L. Stewart Wing and Marjorie W. Clark. Graduated from Brearley School, Foxcroft School and Barnard College. Mother of Amanda W. Lough of Columbia, SC and Caleb C. Whitaker IV of Phoenix, AZ. Grandmother of Michael, Caroline and Katherine Lough. Private services held in Bradenton, FL on March 25.
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