Eleanor Lansing Dulles, 101, a U.S. diplomat and sister of...


November 03, 1996

Eleanor Lansing Dulles, 101, a U.S. diplomat and sister of two top officials in the Eisenhower administration, died of stroke complications Wednesday in Washington. She founded and led the State Department's Berlin desk in the 1950s. She wrote 13 books -- one of them on the life of brother John Foster Dulles, Eisenhower's secretary state. Another brother, Allen W. Dulles, was director of central intelligence.

Dr. Harold O. Gulliksen, 93, a psychologist who influenced how America tests people, whether to see how well they can be expected to shoot a naval gun or to perform in college, died Oct. 27 at his home in Princeton, N.J. He was professor emeritus of psychology at Princeton University and the author of "Theory of Mental Tests," a textbook published in 1950 that remains in print and influential.

John Henderson McNeill, 55, a senior legal adviser in the Defense Department on issues ranging from arms control to matters before the World Court in The Hague, died Oct. 26 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center while awaiting a liver transplant. He was the senior deputy general counsel for international affairs and intelligence, and had taught international law at the U.S. Naval War College and at Johns Hopkins and Georgetown universities.

Pub Date: 11/03/96

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