May 22, 1987 |
A congressional subcommittee is investigating evidence that Northrop Corp. set up a highly irregular operation to deal with its mounting problems in the MX missile program by funneling at least a quarter of a million dollars to a fictitious business that purchased parts outside normal Defense Department procurement and inspection procedures.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 18, 2012 |
David A. Peterson, a pioneer in the field of gerontology education and a longtime professor and director of USC's Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, has died. He was 75. Peterson died Oct. 4 of advanced Parkinson's disease at a nursing facility in Alhambra where he had lived in recent years as his illness progressed, said his wife, Ellen. An expert on adult education and learning throughout the life span, Peterson served as director of the gerontology school from 1978 to 2003.
July 1, 1987
Baker, Fentress & Co., Chicago, elected James P. Gorter chairman and named as chief executive the firm's president, David D. Peterson. They succeed James Fentress, who died.
June 28, 1985 |
A 42-year political dynasty in Canada's largestprovince has come to an end with the swearing-in of David Peterson, 41, as premier of Ontario. Peterson took office Wednesday along with 22 Cabinet ministers to form the first Liberal Party government in the province since 1943.
June 19, 1985
Ontario's Progressive-Conservative Party was ousted from power by a no-confidence vote in the Legislature, ending more than four decades of Tory control of Canada's most populous province. The opposition Liberals and New Democrats joined forces on a 72-52 vote to topple the government of Premier Frank Miller. In return for the New Democrats' support, the Liberals have pledged a comprehensive package of economic, legislative and economic reforms.