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|8 Feb 1957
||Mathematician John von Neumann dies from bone cancer related to radiation exposure in close proximity to atomic bomb testing, Washington, DC.
|6 Apr 1992
||Founder of Wal-Mart, Sam Walton, dies of multiple myeloma, Little Rock AR. At time of death, his 38% of Wal-Mart equalled a market value of $20B.
|20 Dec 1996
||Astronomer Carl Sagan dies of pneumonia related to his bone marrow cancer (myelodysplasia), at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle WA.
|22 Jun 2002
||Insipid advice columnist Ann Landers (real name, Esther Pauline Lederer) dies of a multiple myeloma, at her home in Chicago IL.
|22 Oct 2002
||Former DCI Richard Helms dies of multiple myeloma.
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