Carl Walter Linden, 91, the hairstylist who unveiled the...


November 28, 1995

Carl Walter Linden, 91, the hairstylist who unveiled the pageboy haircut in 1935, died in Hartford, Conn., on Wednesday of an undisclosed cause. The native of Sweden unveiled the women's cut at the International Hairstyling Show in New York City in 1935. He owned and operated a salon in Hartford from 1945 to 1980.

Bernard M. Oliver, 79, who designed the first hand-held calculator and did research on extraterrestrial intelligence, died in Los Altos Hills, Calif., on Thursday. He joined Hewlett-Packard in 1952 as director of research and was promoted to vice president in 1957, the same year he joined the company's board of directors. In the early 1970s, Hewlett-Packard produced the -- hand-held calculator that he designed. He also became involved in searching for extraterrestrial intelligence using radio telescopes at the NASA Ames Institute. He earned the National Medal of Science in 1986.

Rodger Brodin, 55, whose sculpture of a combat nurse inspired the Vietnam Women's Memorial Project in Washington, died Thursday of a heart attack in Robbinsdale, Minn. Eighteen of Mr. Brodin's sculptures are in parks and public buildings in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. His work on the women's project in Washington began in 1983, when he met former Vietnam nurse Diane Evans. Mr. Brodin, a former Marine who served in Vietnam, listened to her combat stories and created a model of a nurse holding a helmet.


Robert B. Russell II and Edward A. Russell: A combined obituary Saturday omitted as a survivor Robert B. Russell IV of Chapel Hill, N.C., son and brother respectively to the two deceased men.

Henry J. Knott Sr.: An obituary yesterday misnamed the place of burial, New Cathedral Cemetery, 4300 Old Frederick Road, Baltimore.

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