Theodore Hall, 74, who helped develop the atomic bomb at...

Deaths Elsewhere

November 11, 1999

Theodore Hall, 74, who helped develop the atomic bomb at Los Alamos, N.M., and was later revealed to have passed on some of its secrets to the Soviets, died Nov. 1 of cancer in Cambridge, England, his wife, Joan, said yesterday.

Lester Bowie, 58, a jazz trumpeter who was a founding member of the long-running Art Ensemble of Chicago, died Monday in New York from complications from liver cancer.

George McMurtrie Godley, 82, who served as U.S. ambassador to Laos and Lebanon during the Vietnam War, died Sunday in Oneonta, N.Y., of heart failure.

Max Hunter, 78, a folklore enthusiast who amassed one of the country's largest collections of hillbilly songs, stories and expressions, died Saturday in Springfield, Mo., from emphysema.

John G. Bonomi, 76, a lawyer who crusaded to disbar former President Richard M. Nixon, died Saturday at his home in Irvington, N.Y.

Biagio DiLieto, 76, a Democrat who served as mayor of New Haven, Conn., for 10 years and was credited with revitalizing the city's arts district, died Monday in New Haven after battling lung and bladder cancer for years.

Ed Gochenour, 46, a former Georgia state senator who battled brain cancer and fought for a law allowing patients with life-threatening diseases to undergo experimental treatments, died Sunday in Macon, Ga.

Richard Martin, 52, whose flair for finding fabulous clothes led him to a curator's post at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, died Monday in New York from melanoma.

William Malcolm Goodhart, 74, author of the Broadway comedy "Generation," died of heart disease Oct. 20 at his home on Shelter Island, N.Y.

James Goldstone, 68, a longtime director of feature films and television shows, including the pilot episode of "Star Trek," died of cancer Friday in Shaftsbury, Vt. He also directed movies, including "Red Sky at the Morning," "Winning" and "The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight." He won a directing Emmy in 1981 for the television movie "Kent State."

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