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Notable Deaths of 2010


The World War II era "We Can Do It" Rose the Riveter poster, which was based on an image of Geraldine Hoff Doyle.(National Archives)

Every year, several of Washington’s prominent men and women, many of whom seemed indestructible in their prime, succumb to their own mortality. This year was no different. Below are some of 2010's notable deaths.



Notable Deaths

Geraldine Hoff Doyle -- Rosie Alfred Kahn -- Airline Deregulator Jefferson Thomas -- Pioneer Viktor S. Chernomyrdin – Prime Minister Richard Holbrooke -- A Giant Elizabeth Edwards -- Stoic Dorothy Height -- Queen Mother former Sen. William Saxbe -- 'Massacre' Survivor Alexander Haig -- In Charge Robert Mosbacher Benjamin Hooks -- On the Line Anatoly F. Dobrynin -- Soviet Bear Jeanne Holm -- A First Theodore C. Sorensen -- Image-Maker Sen. Robert Byrd -- Senate Leader former Rep. Karen McCarthy -- Middle America former Sen. Ted Stevens -- Uncle Ted Rep. John Murtha -- Semper Fi Former Rep. Owen Pickett -- Southern Gentleman Doris Haddock -- Granny D Jule Sugarman -- A Head Start former Rep. Dan Rostenkowski, D-Ill. -- deal-maker Former Rep. Charlie Wilson, D-Texas -- "Good Times"
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