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Monday, January 13, 2014

In Person/Obituary: Thomas V. Jones bet big to make Northrop a leader

Thomas V. Jones, seen in 1974, led Northrop Grumman for 30 years before retiring in 1990. The chief executive hobnobbed with world leaders and survived a succession of controversies while taking his company into the top ranks of the defense industry. He died last week at 93.