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Photo Credit: -New York Times photo

S. BURTON  HEATH

News Organization: NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION

Died: 1949

Location: INDIA

Died July 12 with a dozen other correspondents in the crash of a Dutch airliner near Bombay, returning from a tour of Indonesia. He won a Pulitzer Prize as a reporter for the New York World-Telegram for a series that led to the resignation, conviction and imprisonment of a federal judge.