Charles Greenleaf Sweet, 81, who presided over the trial...

Deaths Elsewhere

November 02, 1999

Charles Greenleaf Sweet, 81, who presided over the trial of two of the murderers of United Mine Workers union reformer Joseph "Jock" Yablonski and his family, died Saturday of heart failure in Tampa, Fla. He served two 10-year terms as president judge in Washington County, Pa.

Immanuel Jakobovits,78, Britain's former chief rabbi and a refugee from Nazi Germany who became the first Jewish religious leader to be appointed to a seat in the House of Lords, died in London on Sunday from an apparent brain hemorrhage. He was Chief Rabbi of Britain and the 54-nation Commonwealth of ex-colonies from 1967 to 1991.

Thondaman Saumyamoorthy,87, one of Sri Lanka's best-known moderate Tamil leaders and trade unionists, died Saturday in Colombo. He was best known for his successful struggle to have Sri Lankan citizenship conferred on thousands of Tamils of Indian origin, who were brought to the island by the British to work on tea estates.

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