Dana L. Stewart,77, the Ohio National Guard commander who...


March 13, 1997

Dana L. Stewart,77, the Ohio National Guard commander who changed rules on firing weapons after National Guard troops killed four students during the Kent State anti-war protest in 1970, died on March 1 of an infection in San Antonio. He adopted Army guidelines allowing soldiers to load ammunition into their weapons only when their lives are at stake and to open fire only when ordered by a commanding officer.

Lawrance Washington,97, one of the closest living relatives of George Washington, died Thursday in California. He was a direct descendant of the first president's brother, Samuel.

Emma Knievel,103, grandmother of stuntman Evel Knievel, died March 5 in Butte, Mont. She raised her grandson after his parents divorced.

Pub Date: 3/13/97

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