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Gen. Robert Montague Jr. Dies; Was Head of Special Olympics
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The Washington Post (pre-1997 Fulltext) - Washington, D.C.
Date: Oct 17, 1996
Start Page: B.07
Section: METRO

Robert W. Montague Jr., 71, a retired Army brigadier general who later directed and managed the Special Olympics program, died of cancer Oct. 11 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

Survivors include his wife, Christa Montague of Alexandria; three children, David Montague of Bakersfield, Calif., John Montague of Washington and Jeanie Montague of San Francisco; and two grandchildren.

Mr. Klay came to the United States in the 1930s, initially to live in New York. He was a writer for Consolidated Press and an editor for the American Hungarian People's Voice/Liberty newspaper in Cleveland before World War II, and he wrote for the paper after he retired. He served with the Army Air Forces and the Office of Strategic Services in Italy, Germany and Egypt during World War II.

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