Sir Ian Fraser, 98, a pioneer in using penicillin to treat...

Deaths Elsewhere

May 14, 1999

Sir Ian Fraser, 98, a pioneer in using penicillin to treat battle wounds during World War II, died Tuesday at his home in Belfast, Northern Ireland, his family said. The cause of death was not announced.

Eqbal Ahmad, an anti-war scholar once accused of plotting to kidnap former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, died Tuesday in Islamabad, Pakistan.

A fierce opponent of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, he was among seven people accused of plotting to kidnap Mr. Kissinger and to blow up underground heating tunnels to federal offices in Washington. Dubbed the Harrisburg Seven, their 1971 trial ended in a hung jury when prosecutors withdrew some charges and the rest were thrown out on appeal.

Herbert M. Baus, 85, campaign manager and adviser to President Richard M. Nixon and other California politicians, died of Parkinson's disease May 6 in Palm Springs, Calif.

James "Bud" Nance,77, a retired Navy admiral who served as chief of staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, died Tuesday in Monroe, N.C. He also worked for Henry A. Kissinger when he was national security adviser and was an national security affairs aide to President Ronald Reagan.

Pub Date: 5/14/99

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