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©2011 C.O.P. Audit Committee - file update generated 11-5-2011 at 01:28 GMT

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former CBS-TV head  James Thomas Aubrey Jr.   his lifestyle was the basis for Jacqueline Susan's The Love Machine
¤nickname: "the smiling cobra" 
born on 12-14-1918 in LaSalle, Illinois
expired 9-9-1994   age 72
actor  Jacques Aubuchon   played Chief Urulu on McHale's Navy
born on 10-30-1924 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts
expired 12-28-1991   age 67
Washington D.C. stockbroker  Hugh D. Auchincloss   husband of Janet; Jackie O's step-father
born on 8-28-1897
expired 11-20-1976 in Georgetown, Maryland   age 79
Jackie O's mom  Janet Lee Auchincloss
born on 12-3-1907
expired 7-22-1989   age 81
   Contest Selectors
1979 VM 7.7%
1980 BB6.3%

lawyer/writer  Louis Stanton Auchincloss
born on 9-27-1917 in Lawrence, Long Island, New York
expired 1-26-2010 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 92   cause: complications from stroke
   Contest Selectors
2008OED3.1%
2009DGW, OED6.7%
2010DGW, KLS7.4%
   Scored 4.5500 points

British poet and essayist  Wystan Hugh Auden   won 1948 Pulitzer prize
born on 2-21-1907 in York, England
expired 9-28-1973 in Vienna, Austria   age 66
ornithologist  John James Audubon   wrote illustrated folios Birds of America (1827-38)
born on 4-26-1785 in Les Cayes, Saint-Domingue (later Haiti)
expired 1-27-1851 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 65   cause: senility; complications from stroke
character actor  Mischa Auer
¤real name: Mischa Ounskowski 
born on 11-17-1905 in Saint Petersburg, Russia
expired 3-5-1967 in Rome, Italy   age 61
former Boston Celtics coach  Arnold Jacob "Red" Auerbach
born on 9-20-1917 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 10-28-2006 in Bethesda, Maryland   age 89   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
2000ANG14%
2001ANG12½%
2002ANG9.1%
2003ANG, JEDS, MB16.7%
2004ABRA, ANG, LMLD, MJ22.2%
2005TBC4.3%
2006ADWC, CSI, DFFC, LMLD, PCD, QKU, 4GUE23.3%
   Scored 3.6391 points

Der Spiegel founder (1947) & publisher  Rudolf Augstein
born on 11-5-1923 in Hannover, Prussia, Germany
expired 11-7-2002 in Berlin, Germany   age 79   cause: pneumonia
philosopher and theologian  Saint Augustine of Hippo   wrote The City of God (413-426)
¤Roman name: Aurelius Augustinus 
born on 11-13-354 in Agate, Numidia (now in Algeria, North Africa)
expired 8-28-430 in Hippo, Numidia   age 75
first Archbishop of Canterbury (601-605)  Saint Augustine   dispatched by Pope Gregory to Britain to re-found the church; converted Ethelbert to Christianity; Ethelbert gave him land at Canterbury to build his church
expired 5-26-605 in Canterbury, Kent, England   age 55
first Roman Emperor  Augustus Caesar   month of August is named for him; became sole ruler of the empire after the Battle of Actium where he defeated Marc Antony; Livia was his wife and first Roman Empress
¤aka: Octavius Caesar 
born on 9-23-63 BC in Rome, Italy
expired 8-19-14 in Nola, Italy   age 76
actor  Jean-Pierre Aumont
¤born: Jean-Pierre Salomons 
born on 1-5-1911 in Paris, Île-de-France, France
expired 1-30-2001 in Saint Tropez, France   age 90
French composer  George Auric   member of Les Six
born on 2-15-1899 in Lodeve, France
expired 7-23-1983 in Paris, Île-de-France, France   age 84
aviatrix  Jacqueline Douet Auriol   1950s test pilot
born on 11-5-1917 in Challans, France
expired 2-12-2000 in Paris, Île-de-France, France   age 82
retired Lt.General  Jagjit Singh Aurora   lead the Indian Army forces in their 1971 war with Pakistan — it fostered the creation of Bangladesh
born on 2-13-1916 in Kalle Gujran, Jehlum District, Punjab State, India
expired 5-3-2005 in New Delhi, India   age 89   cause: heart attack
author  Dominique Aury   wrote the S&M opus The Story of O under the pen name Pauline Réage (1954)
¤born: Anne Desclos 
born on 9-23-1907 in Rochefort-sur-Mer, France
expired 4-26-1998 in Paris, Île-de-France, France   age 90
AKS: Reage
interior designer  Frank P. Austin   helped Hef select location of and decor for the L.A. Playboy Mansion
born on 12-30-1936 in Montclair, New Jersey
expired 11-20-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 65   cause: cancer
popular 1920s singer  Gene Austin   had hit with My Blue Heaven
¤born:Eugene Lucas 
born on 6-24-1900 in Gainesville, Texas
expired 1-24-1972 in Palm Springs, California   age 71   cause: lung cancer
Cynthia sporting Reid's lipstick artwork, from July 1964 illustrator  Reid Stewart Austin   was Playboy's assistant art director under Arthur Paul; lucky dog got to draw the lipstick Rabbit Head logo on Cynthia Maddox's tummy for the July 1964 cover
born on 3-11-1931 in New Jersey
expired 9-14-2006 in Port Townsend, Washington   age 75
former Michigan Secretary of State (1971-94)  Richard H. Austin
born on 5-6-1913 in Stouts Mountain, Alabama
expired 4-20-2001 in Detroit, Michigan   age 87   cause: heart attack; Alzheimer's disease
University of Pennsylvania researcher Dr.  Robert Austrian   developed the pneumonia vaccine (1976); received the 1978 Lasker Award
born on 4-12-1916 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 3-25-2007 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 90   cause: stroke
French movie actor  Claude Luzarches Autant-Lara
born on 8-5-1901 in Luzarches, France
expired 2-5-2000   age 98
Frosty the Snowman singer & former California Angels owner  Orvon Gene Autry
born on 9-29-1907 in Tioga, Texas
expired 10-2-1998 in Studio City, California   age 91   cause: lymphoma
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO, HA15.4%
1980 BD, DO, DW, GP25.0%

cover of `Dead Game' from 1954 prolific writer  Michael Angelo Avallone Jr.   creator of the Ed Noon detective series ("The Tall Dolores" (1953), ""Dead Game" (1954), ...); wrote under numerous pseudonyms; did the first Man From Uncle novelization (1965)
born on 10-27-1924 in New York, New York
expired 2-26-1999 in Los Angeles, California   age 74   cause: heart failure
former Klan member  Ernest Henry Avants   in 2003 convicted of murdering Ben Chester White in Natchez, Mississippi (1966)
born on 1-23-1931
expired 6-15-2004 in Fort Worth, Texas   age    cause: complications from heart problems
feminist screenwriter  Barbara Hammer Avedon   co-created Cagney & Lacey tv series
born on 6-29-1930
expired 8-31-1994   age 64
photographer  Richard Avedon
born on 5-13-1923 in New York, New York
expired 9-30-2004 in San Antonio, Texas   age 81   cause: complications from cerebral hemorrhage
businessman  Joseph Louis Anne Avenol   second secretary-general of the League of Nations (1933-40)
born on --1879 in France
expired 9-2-1952 in Duillier, Switzerland   age 73
actor, tv producer/director  Hyman J. Averback   radio announcer for Bob Hope & Jack Paar; directed episodes of F Troop & M*A*S*H; directed I Love You, Alice B. Toklas (1968)
born on 10-21-1920 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 10-14-1997 in Los Angeles, California   age 76   cause: "complications" following surgery
cartoonist  Frederick Bean "Tex" Avery   started at Warner Brothers in the 1930s, then went over to MGM, where he created, amongst others, the Droopy Dog character
born on 2-26-1908 in Taylor, Texas
expired 8-27-1980   age 71
bacteriologist & medical researcher Dr.  Oswald Theodore Avery   with McCarty & Macleod published seminal 1944 research report in Experimental Medicine that identified DNA as the stuff that genes are made of
born on 10-21-1877 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
expired 2-20-1955 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 77   cause: liver cancer
Avery Dennison Corp label tycoon  Ray Stanton Avery   invented self-adhesive labels/founded Kum Kleen Products to produce them (1935); company name changed the next year to Avery Products
born on 1-13-1907
expired 12-12-1997 in Pasadena, California   age 90
tough-guy character actor  Val Avery
¤born: Sebouh Der Abrahamian 
born on 7-14-1924 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 12-12-2009 in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York, New York   age 85
former Detroit-area auto dealer  Warren Edward Avis Sr.   founded the car rental business that bears his name (1946) — it started with two locations: Miami, FL & Ypsilanti, MI (Willow Run airport); he later sold the company (1954)
born on 4-8-1915 in Onaway, Michigan
expired 4-23-2007 in Ann Arbor, Michigan   age 92
physicist  Amedeo Avogadro   coined term "molecule"; determined number of molecules in a "mole" of a substance, also known as Avogadro's Number (6.02544×1022 molecules/mole)
born on 6-9-1776 in Turin, Italy
expired 7-9-1856 in Turin, Italy   age 80
early computer systems analyst  Henriette Regina Avram   led the Library of Congress' development of the Marc (Machine readable cataloging) computer system that replaced 3-by-5 cards (1965-68)
¤née: Davidson 
born on 10-7-1919 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 4-22-2006 in Miami, Forida   age 86   cause: cancer
children's story author Rev.  Wilbert Vere Awdry   created Thomas the Tank Engine for his kids (published 1946)
born on 6-15-1911 in Romsey. Hampshire, England
expired 3-21-1997 in Rodborough, Stroud, Gloucestershire, England   age 85
playwright  George Axelrod   wrote plays The Seven Year Itch (1953) & Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1955); movie screenplays include Bus Stop, Breakfast at Tiffany's (1959), The Manchurian Candidate (1962) & How To Murder Your Wife (1965)
born on 6-9-1922 in New York, New York
expired 6-21-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 81   cause: heart failure
neuroscientist Dr.  Julius Axelrod   shared the 1970 Nobel physiology award
¤nickname: "Julie" 
born on 5-30-1912 in New York, New York
expired 12-29-2004 in Rockville, Maryland   age 92
homosexual rights activist  Axel Axgil   companion/spouse of Eigil Axil
¤born: Aksel Johannes Lundhal-Madsen 
born on 4-3-1915 in Copenhagen, Denmark
expired 10-29-2011 in Copenhagen, Denmark   age 96   cause: complications from fall
homosexual rights activist  Eigil Axgil   companion/spouse of Axel Axgil; co-founded F-48 (Forbundet af 1948))
¤born: Eigil Eskildsen 
born on --1922
expired 9-22-1995   age 73
ardent Nazi & Hitler Youth leader  Artur Axmann   claimed to be last person to see Hitler alive (big deal)
born on 2-18-1913 in Hagen, Germany
expired 10-24-1996 in Berlin, Germany   age 83
ESPN commentator  Pete Macrae Axthelm
born on 8-27-1943 in New York, New York
expired 2-2-1991   age 47
Stax Records co-founder  Estelle S. Axton   the label began as Satellite Records in 1957
¤née: Stewart 
born on 9-11-1918
expired 2-24-2004 in Memphis, Tennessee   age 85   cause: strokes
country singer  Hoyt Wayne Axton   son of Mae Boren Axton; wrote Kingston Trio hit Greenback Dollar (1963) and Three Dog Night band hit Joy To The World (1971)
born on 3-25-1938 in Duncan, Oklahoma
expired 10-26-1999 in Victor, Montana   age 61   cause: heart attack
Hoyt's mom  Mae Boren Axton   co-wrote Heartbreak Hotel
born on 9-14-1914
expired 4-9-1997 in Hendersonville, Tennessee   age 82
Miss America 1954  Evelyn Margaret Ay
¤Mrs. Carl G. Sempier 
born on 3-8-1933 in Ephrata, Pennsylvania
expired 10-18-2008 in Malvern, Pennsylvania   age 75   cause: colorectal cancer
tv actor/producer/comedy writer  John Bansley Aylesworth   creator of Front Page Challenge & co-creator of the Hee-Haw tv series
born on 8-18-1928 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 7-28-2010 in Rancho Mirage, California   age 81   cause: complications from pneumonia
silent movie star  Agnes Ayres   was Rudolph Valentino's leading lady in The Sheik
¤real name: Agnes Hinkle 
born on 9-4-1898 in Carbondale, Illinois
expired 12-25-1940 in Hollywood, California   age 42   cause: cerebral hemorrhage
actor  Lew Ayres   played Dr. Kildare in the movies
born on 12-28-1908 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 12-30-1996 in Los Angeles, California   age 88
   Contest Selectors
1979 JW 7.7%

former Pakistani ruler (1958-69) Field Marshall  Mohammad Ayub Khan   deposed first president Iskander Mirza in 1958
born on 5-14-1907 in Rehanna, India
expired 4-19-1974 in Islamabad, Pakistan   age 66   cause: heart attack

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