Anita Lanigan, 96, a contract manager with the U.S. Agency for International Development from the mid-1960s to the mid-1970s, died Aug. 4 at a hospital in Gaithersburg, Md. The cause was pneumonia, said a nephew, Vito Maggiolo.
Mrs. Lanigan, a resident of Gaithersburg, Md., was born Anita Maggiolo in the Bronx. She moved to the Washington area in 1940 and worked for the Census Bureau and the War Production Board. She later held positions with the Interior and State departments.