In Memoriam: Rod Hills

In Memoriam: Rod Hills

Roderick M. Hills, who led the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission under President Ford and concluded that investment companies needed more freedom from regulation, has died. He was 83.

 

  He died Wednesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, said his wife, Carla Hills, a former U.S. secretary of housing and urban development and U.S. trade representative. The cause was surgical complications following heart problems, she said. Read the full obituary here.