John Mortimer


Age: 75


Summary: former senior vice president for personnel and labor relations at the New York Times for more than 25 years until his retirement in 1983 who was also a civil rights advocate who also helped former New York City Mayor John Lindsay end New York's long garbage-hauling strike in 1968.



Cause of Death: Killed in Swissair Flight 111 airplane accident


Born: July 19, 1923


Died: September 2, 1998


Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada