Judge Irving Ben Cooper,94, who granted Jacqueline Kennedy...

Deaths Elsewhere

September 23, 1996

Judge Irving Ben Cooper,94, who granted Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis relief from a relentless photographer and upheld organized baseball's exemption from antitrust laws, died Tuesday in New York. He was a judge in New York Criminal Court for 30 years before President John F. Kennedy named him to the federal bench, where he presided for 32 years.

Suzanne Charpentier,86, the French actress better known by her screen name Annabella for such films as "Napoleon" and "Hotel du Nord," died of a heart attack Wednesday in Paris. Her career began with Abel Gance's epic-length "Napoleon" in 1926, a film restored in the mid-1980s by American director Francis Ford Coppola.

C. Girard "Jebby" Davidson,86, a former assistant secretary with the U.S. Department of the Interior and adviser to President Harry S. Truman, died Friday at his home in Portland, Ore. He was 86.

Pub Date: 9/23/96

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