Wallace Carroll, 95, a former World War II correspondent...

Deaths Elsewhere

July 30, 2002

Wallace Carroll, 95, a former World War II correspondent and former editor and publisher of the Winston-Salem Journal and Sentinel, died Sunday in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Under his guidance, the newspaper's staff won a Pulitzer Prize for public service in 1971 for environmental stories about strip mining in North Carolina.

Mr. Carroll, who was born in Milwaukee and graduated from Marquette University, worked his way up from cub reporter to become a foreign correspondent with United Press. During World War II, his dispatches from Europe told of the devastation of Nazi air assaults and of the hidden power of Russian ground forces.

After Pearl Harbor, he became director of the U.S. Office of War Information in London and an adviser on psychological warfare to Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Mr. Carroll arrived in Winston-Salem in 1949. The Journal's owner, Gordon Gray, was secretary of the Army. He had heard of Mr. Carroll through a friend and was looking for an executive editor.

For eight years beginning in 1955, Mr. Carroll was news editor of the Washington bureau of The New York Times. He returned to Winston-Salem in 1963 as publisher of the Journal and Sentinel.

He retired in 1973. He was a lecturer at Wake Forest University and continued to write.

Mr. Carroll's wife, Margaret, died last year. Survivors include a son, John S. Carroll, editor of the Los Angeles Times and former editor of The Sun, and three daughters.

Sadako Tsutakawa Moriguchi, 94, co-founder of a multimillion-dollar family retail business that began with a truck selling tofu and soy sauce, died in Seattle on Thursday of complications from Alzheimer's disease.

She returned to her native Seattle after leaving a World War II Japanese internment camp in Northern California. Mrs. Moriguchi's family said she didn't talk much about life in the internment camp. Afterward, she helped start Uwajimaya, a small grocery store she ran with her husband.

Amid lingering distrust of Japanese-Americans and fears of postwar unemployment and depression, the couple scraped together money for a low-budget business delivering food to Japanese laborers in timber and fishing camps.

Today Uwajimaya has branches in Bellevue, Wash., a Seattle suburb, and in Beaverton, Ore.

Donald J. Pease, 70, a Democrat who served in the U.S. House for 16 years, died of a heart attack Sunday in Oberlin, Ohio.

He was elected to Congress in 1976 and re-elected seven times, serving until January 1993. He represented a district west of Cleveland.

Rep. Sherrod Brown, a fellow Ohio Democrat, said Mr. Pease was an advocate of federal tax reform. He fought to protect U.S. workers from the effects of expanded international trade and advocated increased rights for workers at home and abroad.

In retirement, Mr. Pease taught at Oberlin College and was appointed by President Bill Clinton to the board of directors of Amtrak, serving five years.

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