Mr. Salonen had been a partner at Washington law firm Stewart and Stewart. He was 55.
Mrs. Topelius was a banking lawyer who became a partner in the D.C. office of the Bryan Cave law firm.
Mrs. Seeman entered Virginia politics in 1996 and later went on to serve 14 years as Vienna’s mayor.
Before directing the National Portrait Gallery, Dr. Sullivan led a historic museum in St. Mary’s County.
He was general manager of a newsprint handling and storage facility based in Alexandria.
Mr. Hemenway led the National Committee for an Effective Congress, seeking liberal political reforms.
He published Ralph Nader’s “Unsafe at Any Speed” during the 1960s.
Mr. Street, a Washington resident, worked for the Bureau of Industry and Security.
He used an integrated cast of children characters to address the crescendoing civil rights movement.
Local obituaries published Jan. 28, 2014.
Gwyneth Dunn, a home and hospital teacher for Prince George’s County, died Jan. 10. She was 86.
Mr. Powers, 48, had been a military lawyer, a documentary filmmaker and a wine bar worker.
Before retiring in 1980, he had worked in Berlin, London, New Delhi, Ottawa and Stockholm.
Dr. Wilmeth, 89, born in Italy, directed the Fairfax County schools’ foreign language program for 15 years.
He was lead carpentry instructor at a public-private partnership to teach heating, ventilation, electrical trades.
Mr. Greehan, 82, had worked as associate director of Stanford Research Institute’s D.C. office.
Gregory B. Fager, an authority in Asian economies at the Institute of International Finance, died Jan. 7.
The Dumfries resident spent much of his career as a teacher and administrator in New York
Native Washingtonian was awarded the Bronze Star for his service in World War II.
A participant in shaping Cold War defense policy and strategy, Mr. Macdonald was 83.
Adam Bernstein has spent his career putting the "post" in Washington Post, first as an obituary writer and then as editor. The American Society of Newspaper Editors recognized Bernstein’s ability to exhume “the small details and anecdotes that get at the essence of the person” and to write stories that are “complex yet stylish.” He was also featured in Marilyn Johnson's acclaimed book about the obit writing craft, "The Dead Beat."
Bernstein, a graduate of Columbia University’s journalism school, wrote the introduction to the 2004 Naval Institute Press reprint of "You're Stepping on My Cloak and Dagger," Roger Hall's best-selling comic memoir of his wartime experiences in the Office of Strategic Services. He gets no royalties but recommends the book anyway.