Rufus Reynolds,91, whose cases as a federal bankruptcy...


November 03, 1998

Rufus Reynolds,91, whose cases as a federal bankruptcy judge included the crumbling PTL religious empire, died Friday of a heart attack in Greensboro, N.C.

He was one of the oldest bankruptcy judges in the country in 1988 when he handled the PTL case involving television evangelist Jim Bakker and his wife, Tammy Faye. He ordered the Bakkers to pay their former ministry nearly $8 million.

Harry Weese,83, an architect and urban planner who helped shape the Chicago skyline, died Thursday of a stroke in Manteno, Ill.

His important Chicago designs include the Time and Life Building and the triangular, slit-windowed Metropolitan Correctional Center. He was also honored for his restoration work on the historic buildings of earlier architects.

Rosamund John,85, one of Britain's most popular actresses during World War II, died in London Oct. 27, according to newspaper death notices. No information on the cause of death was available.

Miss John dominated the British screen with such 1940s films as "Green for Danger" and "Johnny in the Clouds."

Pub Date: 11/03/98

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