E. Virgil Conway


Age: 86

attorney and chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority from 1955 to 2001 who oversaw the rollout of the agency's iconic MetroCard and also spearheaded a capital improvement plan that included the planning of the Second Avenue subway expansion and the East Side Access project, which aims to bring Long Island Railroad trains to Grand Central Terminal, but who was also a pilot during the Korean War and deputy superintendent of New York state's Banking Department.

Cause of Death: Undisclosed causes

Born: August 2, 1929

Died: October 21, 2015

Southampton, New York