Arthur Pankopf Jr.

Transportation Lawyer, Lobbyist

Arthur Pankopf Jr., 73, a lawyer and lobbyist who worked on Capitol Hill and for the Federal Maritime Commission, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and Matson Navigation shipping company, died July 30 at Sunrise assisted living facility in Rockville. He had Alzheimer's disease.

Mr. Pankopf, a Bethesda resident, was chief minority counsel of the House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee from 1965 to 1969.

For the next seven years, he served as chief minority counsel and staff director to Sens. Norris H. Cotton (R-N.H.) and James B. Pearson (R-Kan.) on the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.

He was managing director of the Federal Maritime Commission from 1977 to 1981.

After four years in private practice, he worked for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and became vice president, general counsel and secretary.

From 1990 to 1995, he was director of federal affairs for Matson Navigation.

Mr. Pankopf was a native of Malden, Mass., and a graduate of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. He received another bachelor's degree from Georgetown University's foreign service school in 1957. In 1965, he graduated from Georgetown University's law school.

He served in the Navy during the Korean War. Before and after the war, he was a chief mate for various steamship companies.

He was also a former president of the Maritime Administrative Bar Association and board member of the Propeller Club of the United States, a maritime industry group.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Nadia Klerr Pankopf of Bethesda; three children, R. Steven Pankopf of Washington, David E. Pankopf of Potomac and Tonia L. Pankopf of New York; a sister; and a grandson.

Barbara Haugh


Barbara Haugh, 64, a former lobbyist for Unocal Corp. in Washington and head of the Oil and Gas Educational Foundation, an industry group working with policymakers, died July 28 at her home in Sylvania, Ohio, after a heart attack.

Ms. Haugh spent about 20 years working for Unocal, retiring in the mid-1990s. She moved to Ohio from Washington in 1999.

She was a native of Toledo and a political science graduate of the University of Toledo.

Survivors include a sister and four brothers.