William J. Baroody Jr.,58, who headed two prestigious...

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June 10, 1996

William J. Baroody Jr.,58, who headed two prestigious Washington research centers, died of a lung ailment Saturday.

He became president of the American Enterprise Institute, a leading conservative think tank, in 1978, succeeding his father, William J. Baroody Sr., who had held the post for 16 years.

He left AEI in 1986 amid disputes over business management and assertions by some conservatives that the organization had become too politically centrist.

From 1981 until 1994, he was chairman of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Earlier he was a special assistant to President Richard M. Nixon, and head of the Office of Public Liaison under President Gerald R. Ford. He also was an aide to former congressman and Defense Secretary Melvin Laird.

Gen. James Karrick Woolnough,85, an Army combat officer during the Battle of the Bulge and the Korean War who went on to command the 1st Cavalry Division as well as the Army's Vietnam-era central training command in Virginia, died on May 30 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington. The resident of Arlington, Va. reached four-star rank when President Lyndon B. Johnson named him to lead the Continental Army Command in Fort Monroe, Va., in 1967.

Pub Date: 6/10/96

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