William Sterling Ogden, the retired chairman of Continental Illinois Bank and Trust Co. who was responsible for its turnaround in the 1980s, died Saturday of cardiac arrest near his Stamford, Conn., home. He was 69.

His son, William Jr., said Mr. Ogden died immediately after taking a motorcycle lesson near his home.

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