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Louis Gerstner III, Son of Celebrated IBM Chairman, Dies at 41

Louis V. Gerstner III, the son of the executive credited with saving International Business Machines Corp., has died. He was 41.

He died on Aug. 14 after choking while dining in a restaurant, according to a death notice in the New York Times. Grace Brugess, a spokeswoman for the New York City Medical Examiner’s Office, said yesterday in a telephone interview that he died at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan and that autopsy results require “further testing and investigation.” His family declined to elaborate on the death notice.