Obituaries Related to "Wilkinson" from New York Times Archive
Ms. Wilkinson was one of the first African-Americans to dance with a major ballet company, joining Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo in the 1950s.
Admiral Wilkinson commanded the Nautilus, the military’s first machine to harness atomic fission for propulsion rather than weaponry.
Mr. Wilkinson was the founder of TVR, the small British carmaker known for nimble little sports cars that early owners often assembled from a kit.
RYAN--Elizabeth Joy (nee Wilkinson) after a long illness; Life long New Yorker and career researcher for Grollier's; Predeceased by her husband, Francis J. Ryan, in 1963 and brother, Horatio Wilkinson, in 2006; Survived by long time companion, Ramsey Togo, her sister, Carol Moss (nee Wilkinson) and 20 nieces and nephews; Her spirit will be long remembered and sorely missed.
WILKINSON--Donald M., Jr. On August 13, 2006 at his home in Laurel Hollow on Long Island. Beloved husband of Minette. Cherished father of Phoebe, Donald III, Heidi von Maur and Genevieve Priest. Adored grandfather of Jack and Phoebe Gibbons, Jack IV, Otto and August von Maur, and Dante, Roman and Casper Priest. Admired father-in-law of Foster Gibbons, Jack von Maur, III, and Andrew Priest. Donald was born and raised in Michigan. He graduated from the University of Michigan, and the University of ...
Frank Wilkinson, a Los Angeles housing official who lost his job in the Red Scare of the early 1950's and later became one of the last two people jailed for refusing to tell the House Un-American Activities Committee whether he was a Communist, died Monday in Los Angeles. He was 91. Mr. Wilkinson, whose experiences inspired a half-century campaign against government spying, had been ill for several months and was recovering from surgery and a fall, said Donna Wilkinson, his wife of 40 years. ...
WILKINSON - Frank. The American Civil Liberties Union mourns the passing of an esteemed colleague and staunch defender of civil liberties, Frank Wilkinson. For three decades, Frank was subjected to an FBI campaign of surveillance and harassment, spearheaded by J. Edgar Hoover himself. In 1958, Frank was convicted for contempt of Congress, and served 9 months in a Federal prison. He was the plaintiff in the first case to challenge congressional investigating committees as violating first amendmen ...
HEMINGWAY--Margi Smith (nee Wilkinson). Resident of Hornersville, MO. Died suddenly on November 24, 2005. Born October 11, 1942 in Port Jefferson, LI. An esteemed member of the food and wine community, she leaves her beloved husband and business partner, Joseph W. Hemingway. Their firm Smith & Hemingway Public Relations, is widely known in the hospitality industry in the U.S. and abroad. Contributions in memory to First Presbyterian Church of Kennett, MO., 63857 or SOS New York.
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WILKINSON-Lucinda Pina. April 21, 2000. Age 61, died peacefully April 21 at her home in Manhattan of breast cancer, which she had been fighting for the last two years. Born in Madrid, Spain, Luly received her master's degree in physical chemistry from the University of Madrid and studied at Oxford University and the University of Geneva. Continuing her education in the U.S. Luly attended Harvard University and met her husband while attending Mary Baldwin College in Virginia. She performed resear ...
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