Stewart A. Kingsbury, 71, a linguist who documented the...


October 26, 1994

Stewart A. Kingsbury, 71, a linguist who documented the roots of Upper Peninsula dialect in New England, Canada, Finland and Italy, died Sunday in Marquette, Mich., after a lengthy illness. He was co-editor of the Dictionary of American Proverbs, published in 1992.

Robert Lansing, 66, who starred on Broadway and in the TV series "12 O'Clock High," died Sunday of cancer in New York. On television, he played Brig. Gen. Frank Savage in "12 O'Clock High" and appeared in episodes of other series. On Broadway, he appeared in "The Little Foxes," "Suddenly Last Summer" and "The Great God Brown."

Harold H Wein, 78, a retired professor of economics and business management, died of heart failure on Oct. 13 in Lansing, Mich. The resident of Okemos, Mich., helped develop antitrust legislation and the regulation of public utilities, and organized Michigan State University's Institute of Public Utilities.

Calvin W. Rolark, 67, founder of the United Black Fund of America, died Sunday of a heart attack in Washington. In 1969, he founded the United Black Fund, one of the nation's largest black charitable fund-raising organizations. It has provided money for more than 150 Washington inner-city social service organizations and community projects. In 1962, he founded the Washington Informer newspaper and served as its publisher until his death.

George J.F. Boultwood, 78, who watched the Cold War develop as a reporter for the Associated Press in Europe, died Wednesday in Beaulieu, England. He joined AP's London bureau in 1946.

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