Thomas G. Abernethy Sr.,95, a Democrat who spent 30 years...

Deaths Elsewhere

June 15, 1998

Thomas G. Abernethy Sr.,95, a Democrat who spent 30 years in Congress FP hing for more and improved farm programs, died Thursday of heart failure in Jackson, Miss.

Charles "Teenie" Harris,89, a photographer who chronicled decades of black life in Pittsburgh, died Friday.

Mr. Harris photographed celebrities -- including Lena Horne, Martin Luther King Jr., Satchel Paige and Muhammad Ali -- but was also noted for his poignant images of cabdrivers, musicians, meter maids, police officers and thousands of others, including the Homestead Grays baseball team of the Negro League. One of Mr. Harris' most famous photos shows preschoolers re-enacting a wedding.

Pub Date: 6/15/98

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