75, a retired Texas Ranger captain who was the model for the statue bearing the slogan "One riot, One Ranger," dedicated at Dallas' Love Field in 1960, died of arthritis Aug. 3 at his home in Garland, Tex.
During his command of Texas Ranger Company B in Dallas, Mr. Banks was called on to quiet the disturbances surrounding the integration of schools in Mansfield, Tex., in 1956. His photograph appeared in a Time magazine story on the integration dispute with the caption, "One riot, one ranger."
GAETANO SAVINI BRIONI,
76, one of Italy's top designers who was best known for his elegant menswear and who also dressed actresses Ava Gardner and Anna Magnani, died Aug. 4 in Rome. The cause of death was not reported.
He opened a workshop on Rome's Via Barberini in 1945. The first collection of 15 designs for men, shown in Florence in 1952, made his name well known outside Italy. He opened his own store in New York and a factory in Italy to make ready-to-wear. Shops throughout Europe, the United States and Asia followed.
50, a bass guitar player for the 1960s rock group Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs and an author of the group's gold record hit tune "Wooly Bully," died Aug. 3 in Dallas of a heart attack.
Mr. Martin played on the albums "Wooly Bully" and "Their Second Album" in 1965, "On Tour" and "Lil' Red Riding Hood" in 1966 and "Best of Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs" in 1967. He left the group in 1966 and returned to Dallas where he began a television repair store.
WILLIAM A. MARSTELLER,
73, a retired advertising executive and the author of "The Wonderful World of Words" and "Creative Management," books based on memoranda to his staff, died Aug. 3 at his home in Palm Beach, Fla. The cause of death was not reported.
He founded Marsteller Inc., which specialized in business-to-business advertising, and helped found a public relations firm, Burson-Marsteller. Both were acquired by Young & Rubicam in 1979.