William M. Callaghan, who commanded the battleship...


William M. Callaghan, who commanded the battleship Missouri at Iwo Jima and Okinawa and went on to become commander of U.S. naval forces in the Far East, died Monday in Bethesda after suffering a stroke. The 93-year-old vice admiral, who retired in

James Van Alen, 88, who helped modernize tennis with his invention of the tie-breaker, died July 3 after falling off a terrace at his home in Newport, R.I. His vision was impaired, and he apparently didn't see the 3-foot drop off the terrace, relatives said. Mr. Van Alen, who founded the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport in 1954, was a familiar and flamboyant figure in the sport. His most famous innovation was the tie-breaker, designed to speed up the game and part of a comprehensive new scoring system Mr. Van Alen introduced in 1958.

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