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.
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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.
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May 5, 2006 |
Bruce A. Peterson, the survivor of a spectacular crash of a wingless research aircraft on a dry lakebed in 1967, got used to being introduced as the real "Six Million Dollar Man." The former NASA research pilot and engineer, who died Monday at 72 of natural causes at his home in Laguna Niguel, helped inspire the 1974-78 television series starring Lee Majors as an astronaut and test pilot who is critically injured in a similar crash.