William J. Dickman, 87, a retired lawyer for the Army Quartermaster Corps and a former municipal judge in pre-World War II Germany, died Oct. 28 at his home in Alexandria of complications from a bleeding ulcer and a heart ailment.
Mr. Dickman retired in 1970 after having worked 20 years as a lawyer for the Department of the Army. During and immediately after the war he had been with the old Office of Strategic Services as an intelligence specialist in Washington, London and Paris.
He was born in Berlin and received a law degree at the University of Marburg. During the 1920s he was a municipal judge in Berlin and later worked in an international law firm.
In 1938 Mr. Dickman came to the United States. He received a second law degree fron the University of Pennsylvania, lectured on public affairs at Princeton University in 1943 and 1944, then moved to Washington and joined the OSS.
He was a former vice president of the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Commission and a member of the Alexandria Tourist Council and the Alexandria Archaeological Commission. He also wrote poetry.
His wife, Ilka Dickman, died in 1984.
There are no immediate survivors.
WILLIAM T. SPRIEGEL, 70, a retired Navy commander and former Army Department information specialist who had lived in the Washington area since about 1960, died of cancer Oct. 30 at the Bethesda Naval Hospital. He lived in Springfield.
Cmdr. Spriegel was a native of Charleston, W.Va., and attended West Virginia University before entering the Navy during World War II. During the war, he was a pilot in the Pacific and earned the Distinguished Flying Cross. After the war, he did public information and foreign government liaison work. He served overseas in Panama and the Philippines.
His last Navy post, before retiring from active duty in 1962, was with public information here. He then went to work with the Army at Fort Belvoir. He retired a second time in 1981.
Cmdr. Spriegel was a member of Bush Hill United Presbyterian Church in Alexandria and St. John's Masonic Lodge No. 11 in Alexandria. He had been scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop No. 868 in Springfield.
Survivors include his wife, Teresa A., of Springfield; a son, Michael P., of Fredericksburg, Va.; two daughters, Patricia S. Wilson of Springfield, and Mary S. Meekins of Virginia Beach, and two grandchildren.