CLAIRE K. THOLL, 69, an architectural historian, died Monday in Englewood, N.J. Her recommendations to preserve more than 200 stone houses in New Jersey led to including them on a list of protected historic buildings. Among them was the 282-year-old Steuben House, a mansion used as a headquarters by George Washington in 1780 and given to Gen. Friedrich Von Steuben after the Revolutionary War as a reward for being Washington's drill master.
HARRY GWALA, 74, a militant leader of the African National Congress who fought for years against rival Zulus, died Tuesday in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, of heart failure. The Communist and 50-year veteran of the ANC was in prison with President Nelson Mandela.
LESTER E. HUBBELL, 78, a retired rear admiral who led a study that helped make military pay comparable to civilian compensation, died Friday in Bethesda, Md., of cancer. A 33-year Navy veteran, he retired in 1971 as director of anti-submarine warfare ocean surveillance.
RABBI SHAUL ISRAELI, 85, a leader of the religious Zionist movement and an opponent of the Israeli-Palestinian peace accord, died Saturday in Jerusalem. He was the first rabbi of Kfar Haroeh, a settlement at the heart of the Zionist movement before the state of Israel was established in 1948.
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