October 20, 1988 |
Richard Lincoln Frey, a famous contract bridge master of the 1930s and '40s, has died of cancer. He was 83. Frey, who lived in New York City, died Monday at Calvary Hospital. In 1930, when contract bridge was just becoming popular, he won the Goldman Pairs at the Eastern Tournament. From 1933 to 1935, he was the fifth man in the Four Aces bridge team that included Howard Schenken, David Burnstine, Michael Gottlieb and Oswald Jacoby. Jacoby, the last of the original four, died in 1984.
September 9, 1991 |
The Soviet Union never looked more attractive nor uncertain to foreign investors than today. The disintegrating central government has left some companies without a Soviet partner. Ventures under negotiation are frozen while new laws are being considered and created. Richard L. Schwartz, manager of Pannell Kerr Forster's management advisory services in Irvine, negotiates and structures deals for U.S. companies in the Soviet Union.
May 17, 1992 |
For many Orange County executives, 1991 was a year when their pay packages came under greater shareholder scrutiny and corporate boards were cautious in handing out cash bonuses and perks. It mirrored a trend statewide of keeping executive compensation in line with a company's financial performance. Of the top 100 county executives on the list of publicly traded companies, one-third of the officers saw their cash compensation remain unchanged or had it reduced.
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July 25, 2003 |
Richard L. Walker, 81, a former U.S. ambassador to South Korea and University of South Carolina professor, died Tuesday of cancer in Columbia, S.C. A native of Bellefonte, Pa., Walker graduated from Drew University in New Jersey and studied Chinese languages at the University of Pennsylvania. During World War II, he served as an interpreter for Gen. Douglas MacArthur's headquarters in the Pacific.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 4, 2004 |
Richard L. Berger, a motion picture and television executive who forged the Touchstone label as president of Walt Disney Pictures, has died. He was 64. Berger died Wednesday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center of lung cancer. The entertainment management veteran was tapped by Disney in 1983, when the company formed a separate subsidiary to handle motion picture and television production.
August 21, 1990 |
Richard L. Strout, the venerable journalist who began covering presidential press conferences when Warren G. Harding would show up in golf knickers and was on hand as they evolved into the stylized, televised spectaculars of the Ronald Reagan White House, has died.