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PASSINGS: Gerald H.F. Gardner, Nikolaos Makarezos, Lee Kurty
PASSINGS: Gerald H.F. Gardner, Nikolaos Makarezos, Lee Kurty

Gerald H.F. Gardner Helped end sex bias in job ads Gerald H.F. Gardner, 83, a geophysicist and mathematician whose statistical research and expert testimony led to the U.S. Supreme Court decision that eliminated sex bias in newspaper want ads, died July 25 at a hospital in Pittsburgh. He had leukemia. Gardner, a founding member of the Pittsburgh affiliate of the National Organization for Women in the late 1960s, joined the chapter's battle against bias in help-wanted ads. At the time, many papers had separate job openings categories for men and for women. He calculated the amount of money a woman would lose over a lifetime because she was barred from applying for jobs advertised...

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