Malachy Nolan,103, the nation's oldest member of a...

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October 16, 1998

Malachy Nolan,103, the nation's oldest member of a religious order, died Friday.

He was a member of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, a religious teaching order.

Born Patrick Francis Nolan, he joined the Brothers in 1911 at De La Salle Novitiate in Castletown, Ireland, and took as his religious name Malachy.

Brother Malachy volunteered in 1913 for missionary service in the United States. He began his career as a Catholic school teacher in 1913. For six decades, he was a teacher or principal in New York, New Hampshire and Michigan.

Dr. Carlo Sirtori,86, a cancer specialist, died Monday in Milan of cerebral vascular disease. An expert at classifying and naming tumors, he served as cancer adviser to the U.N. World Health Organization and director of the National Tumor Institute in Italy.

W. Allen Wallis,85, former University of Rochester president and economic adviser to four U.S. presidents, died Monday of a stroke.

An internationally known free-market economist and statistician, he became president of the University of Rochester in 1962 and was named chancellor in 1970.

From 1959 to 1961, he was special assistant to President Eisenhower and was executive vice chairman of the Cabinet Committee on Price Stability for Economic Growth. He also served on advisory panels under Presidents Nixon, Ford and Reagan.

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Pub Date: 10/16/98

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