Garrison NortonState Department aideGarrison Norton, 94, a...


Garrison Norton

State Department aide

Garrison Norton, 94, a former State Department and Defense Department official, died Saturday at his home in Washington after a stroke.

He was an assistant secretary of state in the Truman administration, an assistant secretary of the Air Force from 1950 to 1956 and later, in the Eisenhower administration, an assistant secretary of the Navy.

He was president of the Institute for Defense Analyses, a think tank representing universities doing consulting work for the State Department and Defense Department, from 1959 until retiring in 1965.

An accountant by training, he was born in Chicago, grew up in New York City and Washington and graduated cum laude from Harvard University in 1923.

Noel Day, 61, a civil rights leader in Boston during the fight to desegregate public schools, died of lung cancer Sept. 2 in San Francisco.

Charles Denner, 69, an actor best known for his portrayal of "The Man Who Loved Women" in the Francois Truffaut film of that name, died of cancer Sunday in Dreux, France.

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