Martin Rodbell, 73, a Nobel-winning biomedical researcher...


December 11, 1998

Martin Rodbell, 73, a Nobel-winning biomedical researcher at the National Institutes of Environmental Health Science, died Monday in Chapel Hill, N.C. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine in 1994 for his work on G-proteins.

Hazel Bishop, 92, a chemist who made an indelible mark on the cosmetics industry by inventing kiss-proof lipstick, died Saturday New York. Miss Bishop created the kiss-proof concoction soon after World War II while working in a dermatologist's laboratory.

D. Tennant Bryan, 92, former chairman of Media General who began his career 70 years ago as a reporter for his family newspaper, died Wednesday in Richmond, Va.

John Patrick Veitch, 78, an actor-turned-movie executive who became president of worldwide production at Columbia Pictures, died Monday in Los Angeles. Among about 500 productions he oversaw during his long career were "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," "A Man for All Seasons," "Taxi Driver" and "Tootsie."

Pub Date: 12/11/98


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