Lord Cudlipp of Aldingbourne, 84, one of the most...

Deaths Elsewhere

May 19, 1998

Lord Cudlipp of Aldingbourne, 84, one of the most combative figures in British journalism and the man credited with creating the brash modern British tabloid, died of lung cancer Sunday in London. With his philosophy of "publish and be damned" -- the title of one of his books -- he led the field in questioning the status quo while at the Daily Mirror.

Finis E. Davis, 86, a former president of Lions International who spent decades working to improve the education and the lives of the blind, died Friday in Louisville, Ky.

Blanche Revere Long, 96, Louisiana's first lady when Earl K. Long was governor, died May 11 in Covington.

Pub Date: 5/19/98

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