Solomon Dutka, 75, co-founder of Audits & Surveys Worldwide, died Aug. 7 at his home in Riverdale, N.Y., from complications due to a stroke. Mr. Dutka's career ranged from teaching statistics to participating in the Manhattan Project to being chief statistician for Dun & Bradstreet. An advocate of applying scientific principles to marketing research, Mr. Dutka co-founded Audits & Surveys with Irving Roshwalb in 1953. Mr. Dutka held the title of chairman of New York-based Audits & Surveys, an autonomous subsidiary of United Information Group, London.
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