Ernest F. “Fritz” Hollings, the silver-haired Democrat who helped shepherd South Carolina through desegregation as governor and went on to serve six terms in the U.S. Senate, has died. He was 97.
Fred Malek, a major player in conservative fundraising and Greater Washington business who at one point led Marriott Hotels and later sought to buy the Washington Nationals from Major League Baseball, has died. He was 82.
Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history who mastered legislative deal-making and was fiercely protective of Detroit’s auto industry, has died. The Michigan Democrat was 92.
Jim Dietz, who helped photojournalists to document history on the world’s biggest stages, died while on assignment to cover the Super Bowl in Atlanta. He was 53.
Photos from the life and career of director and actress Penny Marshall, who died Dec. 18, 2018, at age 75.
The World War II hero, who also presided during the collapse of the Soviet Union and the final months of the Cold War, died late Friday night at his Houston home, said family spokesman Jim McGrath. His wife of more than 70 years, Barbara Bush, died in April 2018.
Kate O’Neill does not want her sister Madelyn Linsenmeir to be remembered for her addiction. Her surprisingly honest obituary she wrote for a local Vermont paper is getting widespread attention for its warmth and candor.
Former U.S. Sen. Joseph Davies Tydings died at 90. Tydings, a Democrat, “cut against the grain and had the courage of his convictions to fight for civil rights, and sensible gun laws in the turbulent 1960s,” said Sen. Chris Van Hollen.
While Miller didn’t have a hit on Top 40 radio, he had a strong following on streaming networks and even had an album debut at No. 1 on the top 200 albums chart. He often alluded to his battles with addiction over the years.
The man who envisioned and reinvented the downtown core of Columbia, Maryland, passed away Wednesday following a more than two-year battle with cancer.
Charlotte Rae played a wise and patient housemother to a brood of teenage girls on the long-running sitcom “The Facts of Life.” A cause of death was not immediately available, but Rae was diagnosed last year with bone cancer after beating pancreatic cancer.
Just days after sharing Grand Marshal duties with his wife in the city’s St. Patrick’s Day parade he founded 37 years ago, Pat Troy has died Thursday at age 76.
Bernard “Lefty” Kreh, a legendary fly fisherman who fished with everyone from Jimmy Carter to Fidel Castro to Ernest Hemingway passed away Wednesday at the age of 93. He grew up in Frederick, Maryland.
Marjorie Sewell Holt, the first woman elected to Congress from Maryland and a staunch conservative, died Jan. 6 at her Severna Park, Maryland, home. She was 97.
Lawrence Chester Stinnett, who served as Calvert County Sheriff between 1990 and 1994, died on Jan. 5th, 2018, at his home in Broomes Island, Maryland.
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