He anchored morning and evening news broadcasts, reported from Capitol Hill and made transportation issues a specialty.
He brought order and propriety to the state government after the scandal-ridden administrations of Spiro T. Agnew and Marvin Mandel.
A founder of the Washington real estate development-investment company JBG, he also was a donor to cultural and charitable institutions.
As a lawyer, he successfully defended then-Montgomery County Council member Isiah Leggett in a sexual harassment lawsuit.
The child psychiatrist led the Second Genesis outpatient and residential programs for decades.
He was known for illustrating points of law in the language and colloquialisms of his childhood in the Deep South.
“My monetary policy,” Mr. Gilleo’s business cards read, “is greatly affected by your growth rate.”
He served as a U.S. Army combat intelligence specialist and interpreter in the Pacific during World War II, even as his parents were held in a Utah detention camp.
He wrote book reviews, jazz, rock and bluegrass criticism, food articles, sports features and personality profiles for many publications.
Veteran Washington Post reporter and editor Bart Barnes was a green cub reporter when he was assigned to help cover the 1963 March on Washington, and he heard a speech he’ll never forget.