Wilbur Richard Knorr, 51, a professor at Stanford...


March 30, 1997

Wilbur Richard Knorr, 51, a professor at Stanford University who traced the birth of mathematics in antiquity, died of melanoma March 18 in Palo Alto, Calif. A summa cum laude graduate of Harvard University, where he received a master's degree in 1968 and a doctorate in 1973, he joined the Stanford faculty in 1979 and held a joint appointment as a professor in the departments of philosophy and classics. Survivors include a sister in Columbia, Valerie Maione.

Dr. David Miller, 80, an epidemiologist and son-in-law of the late Albert Schweitzer, died of lymphoma Thursday in Lavonia, Ga. He began working with Schweitzer in the 1960s at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Gabon, and in 1971 married the Nobel Peace Prize winner's only child, Rhena. The couple did foreign relief work. Dr. Miller retired in 1980 as a medical epidemiologist for what is now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Hamilton O. Hauck, 81, a retired Navy rear admiral who led guided missile programs for the Navy and Air Force, died Thursday in Solvang, Calif. A decorated Navy pilot in World War II, he wrote the first Doctrine for the Air Support of Amphibious Operations, the basis for modern air support tactics.

Pub Date: 3/30/97

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