Roberto Viola, 69, a former lieutenant general and...


October 02, 1994

Roberto Viola, 69, a former lieutenant general and president of Argentina's brutal military regime for nine months in 1981, died Friday of a heart attack in Buenos Aires. He was a leader of the nation's 1976-83 military dictatorship that overthrew the popular Isabella Peron. Under the generals' hard-line rule, at least 9,000 Argentines died in a "dirty war" against alleged leftists and other suspected opponents. In 1985, two years after democracy was restored, Lieutenant General Viola received a 16 1/2 -year prison hTC sentence. He was pardoned in 1990.

George Leland Bach, 79, a founding dean of the business school at Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, died Thursday of Parkinson's disease in Portola Valley, Calif. He helped start the Carnegie-Mellon University Graduate School of Industrial Administration in 1946. He came to Stanford University in 1962, and was a professor until his retirement in 1983. His textbook, "Economics: An Introduction to Analysis and Policy," was first published in 1954. It has gone through 11 editions and has been printed in four languages.

James Matthew Broadus III, 47, an internationally known marine-policy researcher, died Wednesday while snorkeling off the coast of Hawaii. He was 47. He was director of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Marine Policy Center in Woods Hole, Mass., and a senior scientist for the institution. Mr. Broadus, who lived in Falmouth, Mass., was known for his research on the economics of marine minerals and seabed mining as well as the economics of climate change.

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