LEONARD F. McCOLLUM, 91, a philanthropist and oil man who built Continental Oil Co. into the integrated worldwide energy giant known as Conoco, died Sunday in Houston after a short illness. When he become president of Continental in 1947, he found a medium-sized oil company operating mainly in the Middle West and the Rocky Mountain states with assets of $209-million and a net income of $31-million. Twenty-one years later, in 1968, he was chairman and Conoco's assets stood at $2.3-billion, net income was $203-million. He retired as chairman in 1972 and devoted himself to community service, saying that he wanted to give back some of the good he had received. He was chairman of Baylor College of Medicine for 14 years and the first chairman of the People-to-People Health Foundation.
JAN KRAJEWSKI II, 72, an aide to former California Gov. Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown who created the toll-free fund-raising telephone line for Brown's 1992 presidential candidacy, died June 6 in Santa Monica, Calif.
BINAY RANJAN SEN, 94, a former United Nations official who put the battle against hunger on the world agenda, died Saturday in Calcutta, India, of cardiac arrest, Press Trust of India reported. The veteran Indian diplomat was elected three times to head the U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization, which he transformed from a data-collecting unit to a vigorous body crusading against hunger. In 1960, he launched a campaign called Freedom From Hunger that led to the first World Food Conference in Washington.