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Patrick Kinna dies at 95; Churchill's stenographer during WWII

Patrick Kinna, whose wartime duties as stenographer to Winston Churchill included taking dictation as the prime minister bathed, has died. He was 95. He was a witness to the famous encounter between a naked Churchill and U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the White House at Christmas time in 1941. Kinna died March 14 in Brighton on England's south coast, according to announcements published by Hanningtons Funeral Directors. The cause of death was not disclosed. His shorthand and typing skills led to his first assignment with Churchill, accompanying the prime minister to Newfoundland for a meeting with Roosevelt in August 1941. He was with the prime minister again in December...

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