WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 10:  FILE: (L-R) Edward W. Norton (center), Eleanor Holmes Norton hugs her daughter, Catherine as he speaks to the press addressing his not filing income tax returns for 7 years, in Washington, DC on September 10, 1990.  Edward W. Norton, a lawyer and former government official whose failure to file local taxes for seven years nearly upended the political career of his then-wife, Eleanor Holmes Norton, in her first race for D.C. delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives, died Aug. 28 at a hospice center in Washington. He was 76. (Photo by Carol Guzy/The Washington Post)

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Edward Norton dies; nearly cost wife a career in Congress

Mr. Norton, ex-husband of Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, failed to file local taxes for seven years.

Promoter of cabaret-style entertainment in D.C.

Promoter of cabaret-style entertainment in D.C.

Terri Allen, 63, was the founder and later executive director of the D.C. Cabaret Network.

Sandy Wilson, composer of ‘The Boy Friend,’ dies at 90

Sandy Wilson, composer of ‘The Boy Friend,’ dies at 90

Mr. Wilson’s show, a pastiche of 1920s musicals, launched Julie Andrews as a stage star in 1954.

Enrique Zileri, influential Peruvian editor, dies at 83

Enrique Zileri, influential Peruvian editor, dies at 83

Mr. Zileri, the longtime editor of the weekly Caretas, was a preeminent Latin American journalist.

George Barrett, civil rights lawyer in Tennessee, dies at 86

George Barrett, civil rights lawyer in Tennessee, dies at 86

Mr. Barrett filed at suit that helped desegregate the state’s public colleges and universities.

Emmy-winning producer William Greaves dies at 87

Emmy-winning producer William Greaves dies at 87

The co-host of the groundbreaking television show “Black Journal” also was a prolific filmmaker.

Gladys B. Keating, member of Va. House of Delegates, dies

Gladys B. Keating, member of Va. House of Delegates, dies

Mrs. Keating’s legislative efforts included consumer advocacy and women’s issues.

Helen Bamber, who helped torture victims recover, dies

Helen Bamber, who helped torture victims recover, dies

Ms. Bamber, 89, was one of the world’s most relentless advocates for victims of war, genocide and torture.

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Lawrence E. Walsh (1912-2014)

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