A. Randle Elliott

December 06, 1990|By New York Times

A. Randle Elliott, 76, a specialist in international law who once was president of Hood College in Frederick, died Saturday at the Coble Health Care Center in Durham, N.C., of pneumonia.

Dr. Elliott had homes in Millbrook, N.Y., and Durham.

He was president of Hood from 1961 to 1971 and of Bay Path College in Longmeadow, Mass., from 1971 to 1979.

A native of St. Louis County, Mo., he was a graduate of Westminster College and held master's and doctoral degrees from Harvard.

After serving with the Foreign Policy Association and the Institute for International Education, Dr. Elliott became an economic analyst for the U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey in Europe in World War II and chief reports officer for the Office of Military Government for Germany at the end of the war.

He was a correspondent for McGraw-Hill World News in London before returning to the United States to teach.

Survivors include by his wife, the former Gwendolyn Crawford, and a daughter, Dawn Smart of Durham.

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