Obituaries in the News
The Associated Press
Apr. 13, 2001
George P. Koshollek
MILWAUKEE (AP) _ George P. Koshollek Jr., the photographer for a series in The Milwaukee Journal that won a Pulitzer Prize in 1967, died Wednesday of colon and liver cancer. He was 75.
``The Spreading Menace'' series focusing on water pollution in Wisconsin won the prize for meritorious service that year.
He served four years as a Navy reconnaissance photographer during World War II, mostly in Guam and elsewhere in the Pacific Theater before joining The Milwaukee Journal in 1949. He retired in 1986.
Survivors include a son, a daughter, and several grandchildren.
George Charles Lamb
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) _ George Charles Lamb, Jr., who led United Parcel Service Inc. as chairman and chief executive officer during a crucial growth period in the 1980s, died April 3 of cancer. He was 75.
Lamb started working for UPS in 1952 as a clerk logging addresses and stayed for his entire working career. He became national operations manager in 1972 and chairman and chief executive officer in 1980. He retired in 1984, but remained on the company's board of directors until 1990.