Hamilton Fish Jr.,70, a moderate Republican who served 13...

Deaths Elsewhere

July 24, 1996

Hamilton Fish Jr.,70, a moderate Republican who served 13 terms in Congress and a member of a New York state political dynasty, died during the night at his home in Washington, his family said yesterday. His battle with cancer caused him to leave Congress in 1994. As a representative of New York's 19th bTC Congressional District, he followed in the political footsteps of his father, grandfather and great-grandfather -- all named Hamilton Fish. He was first elected to represent his district in 1968, defeating future Watergate burglar G. Gordon Liddy in the Republican primary.

Leon Shenandoah,81, spiritual steward of the Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy, died Monday at Onondaga Indian Nation reservation in New York. In 1969, he was chosen Tadadaho of the Iroquois Confederacy, which consists of the Onondagas, Cayugas, Oneidas, Mohawks, Senecas and Tuscaroras. The position of Tadadaho can be traced to Hiawatha, who helped bring the "Great Peace" that formed the confederacy between the years 900 and 1350.

Pub Date: 7/24/96

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