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bebop saxophonist  Allen Eager
born on 1-10-1927
expired 4-13-2003 in Daytona Beach, Florida   age 76   cause: liver cancer
stand-up comedian & character actor  Jack Eagle   during the big band era played a trumpet; portrayed Brother Dominic in a famous 1977 Super Bowl commercial for Xerox
born on 1-15-1926 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 1-10-2008 in New York, New York   age 81
former Bush (the elder) Secretary of State  Lawrence Sidney Eagleburger
born on 8-1-1930 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 6-4-2011 in Charlottesvillle, Virginia   age 80   cause: pneumonia
The winning ticket ... NOT! one-time Missouri senator  Thomas Francis Eagleton   first McGovern V-P candidate — July 13-31, 1972; withdrew candidacy due to history of "nervous exhaustion" (and a few electro-shock treatments)
born on 9-4-1929 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 3-4-2007 in Richmond Heights, Missouri   age 77   cause: cardiopulmonary failure
aviatrix  Amelia Mary Earhart   2nd wife of book publisher George Putnam; disappeared (with navigator Fred Noonan) near Howland Island on Round-the-World flight July 2, 1937; allegedly discovered in 24th century by the Starship Voyager in the Delta quadrant of the galaxy, the victim of a UFO abduction
born on 7-24-1898 in Atchison, Kansas
expired 7-2-1937 in Gardner Island, Phoenix Islands group, Western Pacific Ocean   age 38   cause: plane crash / starvation / alien abduction ???
electrical engineer & inventor  James M. Early Sr.   while at Bell Labs worked with Shockley on transistor, discovering the effects of space-charge layer widening; later was VP for Research & Development at Fairchild Semiconductor
born on 7-25-1922 in Syracuse, New York
expired 1-12-2004 in Palo Alto, California   age 81   cause: severe asthma
race car driver  Ralph Dale Earnhardt Sr.
born on 4-29-1951 in Kannapolis, North Carolina
expired 2-18-2001 in Daytona Beach, Florida   age 49   cause: auto crash
Dodge City (Kansas) Deputy Marshall  Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp   shot it out at the O.K. Coral with brother Virgil
born on 3-19-1848 in Monmouth, Illinois
expired 1-13-1929 in Los Angeles, California   age 80
former Mississippi senator (1941; 1943-78)  James Oliver Eastland
born on 11-28-1904 in Doddsville, Mississippi
expired 2-19-1986 in Doddsville, Mississippi   age 81
   Contest Selectors
1979 JW7.7%

photography supplies maker  George Eastman   invented roll photographic film; his brand name for his cameras and film, "Kodak" was made up
born on 7-12-1854 in Waterville, New York
expired 3-14-1932   age 77   cause: suicide; gunshot to heart; spinal stenosis
character actor & dialect coach  Robert Easton   played the Klingon judge that sentenced Kirk & McCoy to "life" on Rurapenthe in Star Trek VII: The Undiscovered Country
¤born: Robert Easton Burke 
born on 11-23-1930 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 12-16-2011 in Los Angeles, California   age 81
World War II pilot  Claude Robert Eatherly   pilot of spotter plane that found the hole in the clouds over Hiroshima & radioed the Enola Gay to drop its bomb; subject of book The Hiroshima Pilot; later flew plane through the mushroom cloud of Bikini Atoll bomb tests
born on 10-2-1918
expired 7-1-1978 in Houston, Texas   age 59   cause: cancer
bubble bath inventor  Charles V. "Charlie" Eaton Sr.
born on 9-8-1923 in Wildwood, New Jersey
expired 5-7-2006 in Cocoa Beach, Florida   age 82   cause: complications from a muscular disease
industrialist  Cyrus Stephen Eaton Sr.
born on 12-27-1883 in Pugwash, Ohio
expired 5-9-1979 in Northfield, Ohio   age 95
Oriental Languages scholar  Abba Eban   Israel's first U.N. Ambassador; former foreign minister
¤born: Abba Solomon Meir
adopted name: Aubrey Solomon Eban 
born on 2-2-1915 in Cape Town, South Africa
expired 11-17-2002 in Petach Tikva, Israel   age 87
lyricist  Fred Ebb   co-wrote Cabaret (1972), Funny Lady (1975) & Chicago
born on 4-8-1928 in New York, New York
expired 9-11-2004 in New York, New York   age 76   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
2004RIE5.6%
   Scored 7.4000 solo points

retired Dartmouth professor emeritus  Richard Ghormley Eberhart   succeeded Robert Frost as U.S. Poet Laureate (1959-61); won the Pulitzer Prize in poetry (1966)
born on 4-5-1904 in Austin, Minnesota
expired 6-9-2005 in Hanover, New Hampshire   age 101
retired Campbell's Soup product developer  Kurt Eberling Sr.   came up with the idea for Spaghetti-Os
born on 6-17-1930 in Aachen, Germany
expired 3-6-2008 in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania   age 77   cause: cancer
big band singer  Ray Eberly
born on 1-19-1919 in Hoosick Falls, New York
expired 8-25-1979 in Douglasville, Georgia   age 60   cause: heart attack
big band singer  Robert "Bob" Eberly
born on 7-24-1916 in Mechanicsville, New York
expired 11-17-1981 in Glen Burnie, Maryland   age 65
AKS: Eberle Eberlie
original Wizard of Oz tin woodsman actor  Christian Rudolph "Buddy" Ebsen Jr.   Jed Clampett on The Beverly Hillbillies (1962-71); Barnaby Jones (1973-79)
born on 4-2-1908 in Belleville, Illinois
expired 7-6-2003 in Torrance, California   age 95
   Contest Selectors
1979DO, HFS, SB23.1%
1980DR, JH, VA18.8%
2000BOD, KLS, TEX43%
2001BOD, DTM, KLS, NFG, ROTS, TEX75%
2002BOD, CMH, DTM, JAC, JL, MORB, RAVN, RR, TMTX81.8%
2003ANG, COCO, DTM, KLS, KOHD, MB, OGGI, PCD, RAVN, RR, TAP, TMTX66.7%
   Scored 3.0012 points

AKS: Rudolf Epsen
industrial designer  John Wilhelm Ebstein   lead team that designed the Studebaker Avanti automobile (1961)
born on 5-14-1912 in Stettin, Germany
expired 2-18-2005 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida   age 92   cause: heart attack
physiologist  John Carew Eccles   shared the 1963 Nobel prize in physiology
born on 1-27-1903 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
expired 5-2-1997 in Contra, Switzerland   age 94
former Federal Reserve Board chairman (1936-48)  Marriner Stoddard Eccles
born on 9-9-1890 in Logan, Utah Territory
expired 12-18-1977 in Salt Lake City, Utah   age 87
former Turkish prime minister  Bulent Ecevit   he ordered the Turkish military to invade Cyprus (1974)
born on 5-28-1925 in Istanbul, Turkey
expired 11-4-2006 in Ankara, Turkey   age 81   cause: circulatory & respiratory failure; coma; stroke
   Contest Selectors
1979RR7.7%
2003JL, RAVN11.1%
2004RAVN5.6%
2006DTM3.3%
   Scored 6.9000 solo points

 José Echegaray y Eizaguirre   was the 1904 Nobel literature co-laureate (shared with Mistral)
born on 4-19-1832 in Madrid, Spain
expired 9-4-1916 in Madrid, Spain   age 84
The perp in cuffs ... book 'em, Dumbo 350 pound Tonya Harding "bodyguard"  Shawn Eric Eckardt   at Jeff Gillooly's behest arranged to have Nancy Kerrigan's knee whacked by Shane Stant — did 14 months of an 18 month sentence for racketeering (July 1994-September 1995); hoping to "put the incident behind him" changed his name to Brian Sean Griffith but it didn't help — in 2001 was sentenced to 3 years probation for misdemeanor assault
born on 6-18-1967
expired 12-12-2007 in Beaverton, Oregon   age 40   cause: «to be determined»
   Contest Selectors
2006TWOS3.3%

AKS: Eckart Eckhart Eckhardt
landscape architect  Garrett Eckbo
born on 11-28-1910 in Cooperstown, New York
expired 5-15-2000 in Oakland, California   age 89
horticulturalist  Paul Ecke Jr.   popularized the poinsettia as a holiday plant
born on 12-14-1925 in Los Angeles, California
expired 5-13-2002 in Encinitas, California   age 76   cause: pancreatic cancer
drug store chain founder (1952)  Jack Eckerd
born on 5-16-1913 in Wilmington, Delaware
expired 5-19-2004 in Clearwater, Florida   age 91
AKS: Ekerd Eckard Ekard Eckert Ekert
ENIAC & UNIVAC co-inventor  John Presper Eckert
born on 4-9-1919 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 6-3-1995 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania   age 76
to next Baseball Commissioner: Bowie Kuhnto previous Baseball Commissioner: Ford Frick former Baseball Commissioner (November 17, 1965 to November 20, 1968)  William Dole Eckert   contract bought out
¤nickname: "Spike" 
born on 1-20-1908 in Freeport, Illinois
expired 4-16-1971 in Freeport, Bahamas   age 62   cause: heart attack
German aeronautical engineer  Hugo Eckner   commander of the Graf Zeppelin on its 1929 around-the-world flight; designed the LZ-129 & LZ-130 zeppelins
expired 8-14-1954 in Friedrichshafen, Germany   age 86
jazz vocalist  William Clarence "Billy" Eckstine
born on 7-8-1914 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 3-8-1993   age 78
to next Ripper Victim: Mary Jane Kellyto previous Ripper Victim: Elizabeth Stride 19th century London prostitute  Catherine Eddowes   fourth victim of Jack the Ripper
¤aka: Kate Kelly 
born on 4-14-1842 in Graisley Green, Wolverhampton, England
expired 9-30-1888 in London, England   age 46   cause: murdered; throat slit; body mutilated
stage and movie crooner  Nelson Eddy   teamed with Jeanette MacDonald in some 1930s films
born on 6-29-1901 in Providence, Rhode Island
expired 3-6-1967 in Miami Beach, Florida   age 65
bald character actor  Herbert Edelman
born on 11-5-1933 in New York, New York
expired 7-21-1996 in Woodland Hills, California   age 62   cause: emphysema
movie & tv producer  Louis F. Edelman   produced The Big Valley, Wyatt Earp & The Danny Thomas Show
born on 5-18-1900 in New York, New York
expired 1-6-1976 in Los Angeles, California   age 75   cause: heart ailment
cardiologist  Marek Edelman   was the last surviving 1943 Warsaw ghetto revolt resistance leader
born on 1-1-1919 in Homel, Poland (now Belarus)
expired 10-2-2009 in Warsaw, Poland   age 90
illustrator/graphic designer  Heinz Edelmann   creator of the Blue Meanies as part of his art direction for Yellow Submarine (1968)
born on 6-20-1934 in Usti ned Labem, Czechoslovakia
expired 7-21-2009 in Stuttgart, Germany   age 75   cause: kidney failure, heart disease
former prime minister (1955-57) Sir  Anthony Robert Eden   three-time British foreign secretary; in 1956 decided to invade nationalized Suez Canal
¤Earl of Avon 
born on 6-12-1897 in County Durham, England
expired 1-14-1977 in Wiltshire, England   age 79   cause: liver ailment
Detroit Free Press gossip columnist  Shirley Eder
¤Mrs. Edward Slotkin 
born on 7-11-1919 in New York, New York
expired 5-28-2005 in New York, New York   age 85   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
swimmer  Gertrude Caroline Ederle   first woman to swim the English channel (August 6, 1926) from Cape Griz-Nez, France to Kingsdown, England (21 miles in 14 hours 30 minutes, the record); Florence Chadwick broke the record in 1950 (13 hours 20 minutes)
born on 10-23-1906 in New York, New York
expired 11-30-2003 in Wyckoff, New Jersey   age 98
   Contest Selectors
2000KLS, RR29%
2001KLS, RR25%
2002JL, RR18.2%
2003COCO, JL, KLS, RR, TAP27.8%
   Scored 2.8563 points

AKS: Ederly Ederley Ederlie Ederlee
to next English ruler: Edward the Martyrto previous English ruler: Edwy the Fair English King (959-975)  Edgar the Peaceful   son of Edmund I; first king to be formally crowned as King of England (his predecessors had often refered to themselves as the King of all England but were not formally or always acknowledged as such)
born on --943
expired ??-??-975   age 28
strobe photo pioneer Dr.  Harold Eugene Edgerton   invented the electronic flash (1931)
born on 4-6-1903 in Fremont, Nebraska
expired 1-4-1990 in Cambridge, Massachusetts   age 86   cause: heart attack
big band & jazz trumpeter  Harry "Sweets" Edison   played with Count Basie's big band (1938-50)
¤given original nickname "Sweetie Pie" by Lester Young
it was soon shortened to "Sweets" 
born on 10-10-1915 in Columbus, Ohio
expired 7-27-1999 in Columbus, Ohio   age 83   cause: cancer
 Mina Edison   widow of Thomas
expired 8-24-1947 in New York, New York   age 82
inventor  Theodore M. Edison   son of Thomas
born on 7-10-1898
expired 11-24-1992   age 94
inventor, movie producer and director  Thomas Alva Edison   "the Father of the Motion Picture industry"; founded General Electric Corp.; light bulb and phonograph inventor
born on 2-11-1847 in Milan, Ohio
expired 10-18-1931   age 84
Keebler's cookie hustler, Ernie the Elf puppeteer & voice-over artist  Walker Edmiston   voiced Wally Walrus in Walter Lantz cartoons & Ernie the Keebler Elf (following the death of Ernie's first voice)
born on 2-6-1926 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 2-15-2007 in Woodland Hills, California   age 81   cause: complications from cancer
cult film director  Don Edmonds   as an actor appeared in Gidget Goes Hawiian (1961) & Son of Flubber (1963); directed the first two Ilsa flix — She Wolf of the S.S. (1975) & Harem Keeper of the Oil Sheiks (1976)
expired 6-??-2009 in North Hollywood, California   age 73   cause: liver cancer
to next English ruler: Edredto previous English ruler: Athelstan English King (939-946)  Edmund I the Deed-Doer   son of Edward the Elder and Ecgwynn
born on --921
expired ??-??-946 in Pucklechurch, Gloucestershire, England   age 25   cause: killed in brawl
to next English ruler: Canuteto previous English ruler: Ethelred II English King (April 24-November 30, 1016)  Edmund II Ironside   son of EthelredII
born on --993
expired 11-30-1016   age 23   cause: battle wounds
businessman  Norman Wilson Edmund   was the founder of Edmund Scientific
born on 2-27-1916 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 1-16-2012 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida   age 95
character actor  William Edmunds   played the Gyspy Chieftan Fejus in House of Frankenstein (1944) & bar proprietor Mr. Martini in It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
born on 1-1-1886 in Italy
expired 12-7-1981 in Los Angeles, California   age 95
oscar-winning movie special effects whiz  Alexander Farciot Edouart   parted the Red Sea for The Ten Commandments
born on 11-5-1894 in California
expired 3-17-1980 in Kenwood, California   age 85
to next English ruler: Edwy the Fairto previous English ruler: Edmund I English King (946-955)  Edred   son of Edward the Elder and Ecgwynn
¤Old English spelling: Eadred 
born on --925
expired ??-??-955   age 30
to the fifth President of the IOCto the third President of the IOC fourth head of the International Olympic Committee (1946-52)  J. Sigfrid Edström
born on 11-21-1870 in Sweden
expired 3-18-1964 in Stockholm, Sweden   age 93
to next English ruler: Athelstanto previous English ruler: Alfred the Great English King (899-924)  Edward the Elder   son of Alfred the Great
born on --870
expired ??-??-924 in New Minster, Winchester, England   age 54
to next English ruler: Ethelred II the Unreadyto previous English ruler: Edgar the Peaceful English King (975-978)  Edward the Martyr   son of Edgar the Peaceful
born on --962
expired 3-18-978 in Corfe, Dorset, England   age 16   cause: murdered
to next English ruler: Harold IIto previous English ruler: Hardecanute English King (1042-1066)  Edward the Confessor   son of Ethelred II
born on --1004 in Oxford, England
expired 1-5-1066   age 62
to next English ruler: Edward IIto previous English ruler: Henry III English king (1272-1307)  Edward I   son of Henry III; incorporated Wales into his kingdom
¤aka: Edward Longshanks 
born on 6-17-1239
expired 7-7-1307 in Burgh-on-Sands, England   age 68
to next English ruler: Edward IIIto previous English ruler: Edward I English king (1307-1327)  Edward II   son of Edward I; first Prince of Wales (1301)
born on 4-25-1284 in Canarvon, Wales
expired 9-21-1327 in Berkeley Castle, England   age 43   cause: murdered
to next English ruler: Richard IIto previous English ruler: Edward II English king (1327-77)  Edward III   son of Edward II; reigned during the worse years of the Black Death (Bubonic Plague) --- 1348/9, 1362 & 1369
born on 11-13-1312 in Windsor, England
expired 6-21-1377 in Richmond Castle, England   age 64
to next English ruler: Edward Vto previous English ruler: Henry VIto next English ruler: Henry VIto previous English ruler: Henry VI English king (1461-1470 and 1471-1483)  Edward IV   first king of the House of York
born on 4-28-1442 in Rouen, France
expired 4-9-1483 in London, England   age 40
to next English ruler: Richard IIIto previous English ruler: Edward IV English king (1483)  Edward V   son of Edward IV
born on 11-2-1470 in Westminster, England
expired 7-1-1483 in London, England   age 12   cause: murdered while held prisoner in the Tower of London
to next English ruler: Lady Jane Greyto previous English ruler: Henry VIII English King (1547-53)  Edward VI   son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour
born on 10-12-1537 in Hampton Court, England
expired 7-6-1553 in London, England   age 15   cause: tuberculosis
to next English ruler: George Vto previous English ruler: Victoria I English King (1901-10)  Edward VII   son of Victoria I & Albert; father of George V
¤House of Saxe-Coburg 
born on 11-9-1841 in London, England
expired 5-6-1910 in London, England   age 68
Hall-of-Fame Washington Redskins coach  Albert Glenn "Turk" Edwards
born on 9-28-1907
expired 1-10-1973 in Kirkland, Washington   age 65
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in December 1982 with wife Julie Andrews movie producer/director  Blake Edwards   made the Pink Panther movies, S.O.B. (1982) & 10; husband of Julie Andrews; received honorary oscar at 2004 ceremonies
¤born: William Blake Crump 
born on 7-26-1922 in Tulsa, Oklahoma
expired 12-15-2010 in Santa Monica, California   age 88   cause: pneumonia; chronic fatigue syndrome; depression
   Contest Selectors
2008QKU3.1%
2009QKU3.3%
2010QKU3.7%
   Scored 6.2000 solo points

Tom Watson caddy  Bruce Edwards
born on 11-16-1954 in Hartford, Connecticut
expired 4-8-2004 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida   age 49   cause: complications from ALS
   Contest Selectors
2004DTM5.6%
   Scored 10.1000 solo points

 Cliff Edwards   film voice of Jiminy Cricket in Pinocchio (1940) and Jim Crow in Dumbo (1941); sang oscar-winning song When You Wish Upon a Star; introduced song Singin' In The Rain in The Hollywood Revue of 1929
¤aka: "Ukulele Ike" 
born on 6-14-1895 in Hannibal, Missouri
expired 7-17-1971 in Hollywood, California   age 76
Delta bluesman  David "Honeyboy" Edwards
born on 6-28-1915 in Shaw, Mississippi
expired 8-29-2011 in Chicago, Illinois   age 96   cause: congestive heart failure
   Contest Selectors
2007RR3.2%
2009RR3.3%
2010RR3.7%

CBS newsman  Douglas Edwards   anchored first network tv evening news program
born on 7-14-1917 in Ada, Oklahoma
expired 10-13-1990   age 73
trombonist  Edwin B. "Eddie" Edwards   co-founder of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band
born on 5-22-1891
expired 4-9-1963 in New York, New York   age 71
blues guitarist/singer  Frank Edwards
born on 3-20-1909 in Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia
expired 3-22-2002 in Greenville, South Carolina   age 93   cause: heart attack
comic book artist  Joe Edwards   worked on the first issue of Archie (1942); created the character Li'l Jinx
born on 12-6-1921 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 2-8-2007 in Central Islip, New York   age 85   cause: heart attack
long-suffereing spouse  Mary Elizabeth Edwards   has had to endure hubby's public lying and cheating on her
¤née: Anania
separated from John Edwards 
born on 7-3-1949 in Jacksonville, Florida
expired 12-7-2010 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina   age 61   cause: cancer; of the lungs, bones & breasts
   Contest Selectors
2008DFFC, GOHI, LMLD, MORB, QKU, RAVN18.8%
2009ADWC, ANG, DFFC, GAS, LMLD, MORB, PCD, QKU, RAVN, RIE33.3%
2010ANG, GAS, KLS, LMLD, MORB, QKU, RIE25.9%
   Scored 6.4391 points

radio/tv game show creator/host/producer  Ralph Livingstone Edwards   created This Is Your Life, The People's Court, Name That Tune and Truth or Consequences (July 1941 on NBC tv)
born on 6-13-1913 in Merino, Colorado
expired 11-16-2005 in West Hollywood, California   age 92   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
2005MOT, TBC8.7%
   Scored 4.5500 points

character actor  Sam G. Edwards   portrayed the town banker Mr. Anderson on Little House on the Prairie (1978-83)
born on 5-26-1915
expired 7-28-2004 in Durango, Colorado   age 89
jazz tenor saxophonist  Theodore Marcus "Teddy" Edwards
born on 4-26-1924 in Jackson, Mississippi
expired 4-20-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 78   cause: prostate cancer
Great Lakes sailor  Thomas E. Edwards   Second Assistant Engineer aboard the Edmund Fitzgerald
born on 2-28-1925
expired 11-10-1975 in Eastern Lake Superior, Canada   age 50   cause: drowned when ship foundered
actor  Vince Edwards   played Dr. Ben Casey
¤born: Vincent Edward Zoino 
born on 7-7-1928 in New York, New York
expired 3-11-1996 in Los Angeles, California   age 67   cause: pancreatic cancer
to next English ruler: Edgar the Peacefulto previous English ruler: Edred English King (955-959)  Edwy the Fair   son of Edmund I
¤Old English spelling: Eadwig 
born on --943
expired ??-??-959   age 16

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