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Henry R. Luce died Feb. 28, 1967, in Phoenix at 68 following a heart attack. The editorial chairman of Time Inc. was "the acknowledged giant of American journalism."

Born in China, the son of a missionary, Mr. Luce moved to the U.S. at 15 to attend school in Connecticut. There he met Briton Hadden, with whom he went to Yale, and with whom, in 1923, he launched Time. By 1929 the Luce-Hadden team had hit upon the idea to launch a deluxe business magazine called Fortune. But Mr. Hadden died before the first issue; the magazine bowed in February 1930. In 1936

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