Lawrence M. Rogin, 79, a retired education director of the AFL-CIO who became a teacher and consultant at the George Meany Center, the labor movement's training center in Silver Spring, died of cancer Jan. 26 at his home in Washington.

Mr. Rogin was born in New York City. He graduated from Columbia University, where he also received a master's degree in political science.

He began his career in the labor movement in 1933 when he became education director of the Federated Trades Council of the old American Federation of Labor in Reading, Pa. From 1935 to 1937, Mr. Rogin taught at the old Brookwood Labor College in Brooklyn, N.Y., and from 1937 to 1941 he was education director of the American Federation of Hosiery Workers in Philadelphia.

From 1941 to 1957, Mr. Rogin was in New York as education director of the Textile Workers Union of America. For the next three years he was director of workers education and services for the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations for the University of Michigan and Wayne State University.

In 1960, he moved to Washington and was named education director of the AFL-CIO. He held that post until 1967, when he retired. From then until his second retirement in 1987, Mr. Rogin was at the George Meany Center.

Since stepping down as education director Mr. Rogin also had been a consultant to the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and to the AFL-CIO Human Resources Development Institute. In addition, he directed a study which resulted in a book, "Labor Education in the United States," and from 1967 to 1970 he taught labor history at American University.

Mr. Rogin's first wife, the former Ethel Lurie, died in 1966.

Survivors include his wife, the former Hilda Zack Sexton, of Washington; three children by his first marriage, Michael Rogin of Berkeley, Calif., Andrea Stanger of Monroeville, Pa., and Edward Rogin of Piedmont, Calif., and six grandchildren.


72, a former federal government official who had been a business consultant specializing in international finance since the early 1960s, died of a heart attack Jan. 22 at the home of a son in Fairfax.

Mr. Billingsley, who lived in Fairfax, was born in Indianapolis and graduated from Yale University. He attended law school at what then was Western Reserve University.

He served in the Navy in the Atlantic and the Pacific during World War II, and was recalled to active duty during the Korean war. He remained in the Naval Reserve until the 1970s when he retired as a commander.

A resident of the Washington area since shortly before World War II, Mr. Billingsley worked at the State Department in 1947 and 1948. He was an assistant in the office of the Secretary of Defense from 1952 to 1958 and director of international programs for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in 1958 and 1959.

He was chief of the U.S. foreign assistance program in West Africa in 1962, then formed his business consulting organization, Billingsley and Associates, which he had continued to manage until his death.

During the 1950s, Mr. Billingsley was president of the Old Georgetown Road Citizens Association in Bethesda and chairman of the Citizens Advisory Boards for the Cabin John Valley.

He was a member of the Order of Founders and Patriots, the Newcomen Society and the Sons of the American Revolution.

Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Ann Moneta O'Keefe Billingsley of Fairfax; three daughters, Catherine Ann Kocak of Oakton, Allyn Elizabeth Billingsley of Honolulu and Lauren Keefe Billingsley of New Market, Tenn.; two sons, Henry Edmund Billingsley II of Shaker Heights, Ohio, and Charles Arthur Billingsley of Fairfax; and two grandchildren.


60, director of administration for the Washington Bureau of CBS-TV news, died at Sibley Memorial Hospital Jan. 25 of complications from a brain tumor.

Mr. FitzPatrick had worked in the Washington Bureau of CBS-TV news since 1962. In addition to his administrative responsibilities, he had been a producer on CBS coverage of space launches, national political conventions and elections.

Mr. FitzPatrick, a resident of Bethesda, was born in New York City. He graduated from Iona College and did graduate work in philosophy at Hunter College and at Fordham University. He began his career in broadcasting while at Fordham when he began working for a campus radio station. In 1952 he took a job at CBS New York as a mail boy.

Later he became traffic manager for CBS News in New York, a job that involved expediting the movement of film tapes, luggage and equipment.

He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Bethesda and the Montgomery Village Golf Club.

Survivors include his wife, Mary FitzPatrick, and two children, Kevin and Catherine FitzPatrick, all of Bethesda.


74, an Annapolis resident who was an avid gardener, died of cancer Jan. 23 at Anne Arundel General Hospital.

Mrs. Csaky-Mann was born in Sosnowiec, Poland. She spent most of the World War II years in London, then came to the United States in 1954 when her husband, Count Thaddeus G. Csaky, was invited to organize the department of mechanical engineering at the University of Mississippi.

They moved to Annapolis in the 1960s. He died in 1983.

Mrs. Csaky-Mann was a member of the Bay Ridge Garden Club, the Caritas Society of St. John's College, the International Club of Annapolis and the Officer's Wives Club of the U.S. Naval Academy.

Survivors include her husband, Naval Academy Professor Emeritus Gregory J. Mann of Annapolis; and one son of her first marriage, A.S. Csaky of Washington and New York City.


86, who for decades guided the growth of the Publishers Newspaper Syndicate, died Jan. 24 at his home in a Chicago suburb after a brief illness.

Mr. Anderson founded the syndicate in 1925, and served as its president and executive editor until the 1970s. It offered feature cartoons and columns to more than 2,000 publications in the United States, Canada and Europe. He is credited with popularizing continuing story lines in comic strips such as Mary Worth, Judge Parker and Rex Morgan, all of which were produced and sold by the newspaper syndicate.

Mr. Anderson, a native of Princeton, Ill., cofounded the American Institute of Public Opinion with George Gallup in 1935. The institute publishes the Gallup Poll.

Mr. Anderson, a longtime Chicago resident, graduated from Northwestern University in 1923 and later served as a trustee of the university.

He is survived by his wife Virginia, his daughter Carolyn Twiname, three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.