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Dr.  Johannes Andreas Grib Fibiger   his discovery of the Spiroptera carcinoma earned him the 1926 Nobel medicine prize
born on 4-23-1867 in Silkeborg, Denmark
expired 1-30-1928 in Copenhagen, Denmark   age 60   cause: cardiac failure; colon cancer
author  Forrest E. Fickling   creator of Honey West detective series (1957)
born on 4-16-1925
expired 4-3-1998 in Los Angeles, California   age 72   cause: brain tumor
first tv weatherman  Jim Fidler   Museum of Television and radio gives him credit as having done first tv weather forecast in 1940 for an experimental station in Cincinnati
expired ??-??-19??   age ??
bird-to-bird former Detroit Tigers pitcher (1976-80)  Mark Steven Fidrych   liked to "talk" to the ball before throwing it — no word on whether the ball "talked back"
born on 8-14-1954 in Worcester, Massachusetts
expired 4-13-2009 in Northborough, Massachusetts   age 54   cause: suffocated; clothes caught in truck drive shaft
   Contest Selectors
1979 JH7.7%
1980 JH6.3%

Boston Pops conductor  Arthur Fiedler
born on 12-17-1894 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 7-9-1979 in Brookline, Massachusetts   age 84
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO, DW, HA, HFS, HP, JW, MM, MS, RR, SB, VM, YJ92.3%
   Scored 2 points

actor  John Donald Fiedler   played Juror No.2 in Twelve Angry Men (1957), Hengist in original Star Trek episode Wolf in the Fold (December 1967) & voiced Piglet in the Disney Winnie the Pooh cartoons
born on 2-3-1925 in Platteville, Wisconsin
expired 6-25-2005 in Engelwood, New Jersey   age 80   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
2004CSI5.6%
2005CSI4.3%
   Scored 7.0000 solo points

 Douglas Lars Fieger   brother of Geoffrey; was the lead singer of The Knack — their big hit was My Sharona (1979)
born on 8-20-1952 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 2-14-2010 in Woodland Hills, California   age 57   cause: lung, brain & other cancers
   Contest Selectors
2010LMLD3.7%
   Scored 9.3000 solo points

actress  Betty Field
born on 2-18-1918 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 9-13-1973 in Hyannis, Massachusetts   age 55   cause: cerebral hemorrhage
actress  Margaret Field   mother of actress Sally Field
¤born: Margaret Morlan
ex-Mrs. Richard Dryden Field (1942-50) & Jock Mahoney (1952-??) 
born on --1923 in Houston, Texas
expired 11-6-2011 in Malibu, California   age 89   cause: cancer
Chicago retailer  Marshall Field   coined phrase "Right or Wrong, the customer is always right."
born on 8-18-1834 in Conway, Massachusetts
expired 1-16-1906 in New York, New York   age 71
actress  Sylvia Field
¤born: Harriet Johnson 
born on 2-14-1901 in Alliston, Massachusetts
expired 7-31-1998 in Fallbrook, California   age 97
actress  Virginia Margaret Cynthia St. John Field
born on 11-14-1917 in London, England
expired 1-2-1992   age 74
 Alfred W. Fielding   the co-inventor of Bubble Wrap
born on 8-31-1917
expired 7-7-1994 in Kirkland, Washington   age 76
movie composer  Jerry Fielding   blacklisted in the 1950s
¤born: Joshua Feldman 
born on 6-17-1922 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 2-17-1980 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 57   cause: heart attack
Beverly Hills psychiatrist Dr.  Lewis I. Fielding   Daniel Ellsberg's analyst whose office was broken into by Watergate "plumbers" on September 3, 1971
born on 10-2-1909 in New York, New York
expired 9-9-1994 in Santa Cruz, California   age 84
   Contest Selectors
2001 RR

lyricist  Dorothy Fields   co-wrote I'm in the mood for Love for the movie Every Night at Eight (1935)
born on 7-15-1905 in Allenhurst, New Jersey
expired 3-28-1974 in New York, New York   age 68   cause: heart attack
actress/comedienne  Gracie Fields
¤born: Grace Stansfield 
born on 1-9-1898 in Rochdale, England
expired 9-27-1979 in Capri, Italy   age 81   cause: pneumonia
big band leader  Shep Fields   developed the Rippling Rythm sound (1936); featured in The Big Broadcast of 1938
born on 9-2-1910 in New York, New York
expired 2-23-1981 in Los Angeles, California   age 70   cause: heat attack
comic/comedy writer  Sidney Fields   appeared on the Abbott and Costello tv show as their landlord
born on 2-5-1898
expired 9-28-1975 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 77   cause: lung cancer
nightclub comedienne  Totie Fields   lost leg to phlebitis (1976)
¤born: Sophia Feldman 
born on 3-7-1930 in Hartford, Connecticut
expired 8-2-1978 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 48   cause: heart failure
misanthropic vaudeville and movie comedian  W. C. Fields   films include The Big Broadcast of 1938, You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939), My Little Chickadee (1940), The Bank Dick (1940) & Never Give a Sucker and Even Break (1941); reputed to have asked that his gravestone bear the epitath "On the whole, I'd rather be in Philadelphia"; skilled pool player and juggler; in the final 14 years of his life lived with mistress Carlotta Monti
¤born: William Claude Dukenfield
wrote screenplays under the psuedonyms Mahatma Kane Jeeves, Otis Criblecoblis and Charles Bogle 
born on 1-29-1880 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 12-25-1946 in Pasadena, California   age 66
first post-war (WWII) prime minister of Czechoslovakia  Zdenek Fierlinger   engineered Communist coup that took over the country
born on --1891 in Olmöutz, Moravia (now Olomouc)
expired 5-2-1976 in Prague, Czechoslovakia   age
Harvard organic chemistry preofessor Dr.  Louis Frederick Fieser   his research led to the development of vitamin K and napalm jellied gasoline
born on 4-7-1899 in Columbus, Ohio
expired 7-25-1977 in Cambridge, Massachusetts   age 78
French cyclist  Laurent Fignon   won the Tour de France (1983 & 84) and the Giro d'Italia (1989)
born on 8-12-1960 in Paris, Île-de-France, France
expired 8-31-2010 in Paris, Île-de-France, France   age 50   cause: cancer of the digestive system
   Contest Selectors
2003GHG5.6%
2010DFFC, WEP7.4%
   Scored 8.7500 points

put-upon Dayton Ohio wheat farmer  Roscoe Curtiss Filburn   the federal government said that he had to buy his chicken feed, not grow it (11/9/1942) in Wickard v. Filbrun (dumbass Supreme Court got it wrong, again)
¤birth surname: Filbrun (changed in 1966 to Filburn) 
born on 8-12-1902 in Montgomery County, Ohio
expired 10-4-1987 in Dayton, Ohio   age 85
Ohio death row inmate  James J. Filiaggi   convicted of murdering his wife
born on 5-15-1965
expired 4-24-2007 in Lucasville, Ohio   age 41   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2007DFFC, DTH, JCM, OIE, PCD, SPIT19.4%
   Scored 8.4781 points

AKS: Filliaggi Filiagi Filliagi
to next U.S. president: Franklin Pierceto previous U.S. president: Zachary Taylor Zachery Taylor's Vice President (1849-50); 13th U.S. president (1850-53)  Millard Fillmore   member of the Whig party; dispatched Commodore Perry to Japan in 1852 to open up trade between the countries
born on 1-7-1800 in Summerhill, New York
expired 3-8-1874 in Buffalo, New York   age 74
Argentine writer  Juan Filloy
born on 8-1-1894 in Córdoba, Argentina
expired 7-15-2000 in San Jerónimo, Argentina   age 105
actor  Peter Finch   (posthumously) awarded best actor oscar for playing Howard Beal in Network (1976)
born on 9-28-1916 in London, England
expired 1-14-1977 in Los Angeles, California   age 60   cause: heart attack
frizzy-haired Stooge  Larry Fine   one of the original Three Stooges comedy team members (but not an original Stooge; see Ted Healy)
born on 10-5-1902 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 1-24-1975 in Woodland Hills, California   age 73   cause: stroke
comics writer  William "Bill" Finger   co-creator of Batman: came up with name Bruce Wayne for the caped crusader
born on 2-8-1914 in New York, New York
expired 1-18-1974 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 59
eponymous mail order company co-founder  Manny Fingerhut
born on 11-20-1914
expired 2-23-1995   age 80
publisher & inventor  Alejandro Finisterre   invented table football (aka: foosball) in 1937; exiled from Spain by Francisco Franco; while living in South America played foosball with Che Guevara
¤born: Alejandro Campos Ramirez 
born on 5-6-1919 in Cape Finisterre, Galizia, Spain
expired 2-9-2007 in Zamora, Spain   age 87
AKS: latin for the end of the earth
screenwriter  Fred F. Finlehoffe   co-wrote Meet Me In St. Louis (1944; with Irving Brecher) & The Egg and I (1947, with Chester Erskine)
born on 2-16-1910 in Springfield, Masachusetts
expired 10-5-1977 in Springtown, Pennsylvania   age 67
New Orleans Saints general manager  James E. "Jim" Finks
born on 8-31-1927
expired 5-8-1994   age 66
former baseball owner  Charles Oscar Finley
born on 2-22-1918 in Ensley, Alabama
expired 2-19-1996 in Chicago, Illinois   age 77   cause: heart disease
   Contest Selectors
1979 MS7.7%

recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor World War II veteran  John William Finn   received the Medal of Honor for his actions at Pearl Harbor
born on 7-23-1909 in Los Angeles, California
expired 5-27-2010 in Chula Vista, California   age 100
   Contest Selectors
2010DTM3.7%
   Scored 5.0000 solo points

cinematographer  Gerald Perry Finnerman   was the director of photography on the original Star Trek tv series
born on 12-17-1931 in Los Angeles, California
expired 4-6-2011 in Los Angeles, California   age 79
mathematician  Ross Lee Finney III   son of the composer; joined George B. Thomas Jr. in making revisions to "Calculus and Analytical Geometry"
born on 5-31-1933 in Springfield, Massachusetts
expired 8-3-2000 in Watsonville, Carmel Valley, California   age 67   cause: cancer
author  Walter Braden "Jack" Finney   wrote The Body Snatchers
born on 10-2-1911 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 11-14-1995 in Greenbrae, California   age 84
Dr.  Niels Ryberg Finsen   won the 1903 Nobel prize in medicine for his use of light therapy in the treatment of disease
born on 12-15-1860 in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
expired 9-24-1904 in Copenhagen, Denmark   age 43
big band leader  Ted Fio Rito   had hits with Toot Toot Tootsie and Laugh Clown Laugh; his big band had Betty Grable, Lucille Ball and June Haver as vocalists & David Rose as pianist
born on 12-20-1900 in Newark, New Jersey
expired 7-22-1971 in Scottsdale, Arizona   age 70   cause: heart attack
tire maker  Harvey Samuel Firestone Sr.   Firestone Tire and Rubber Company founder
born on 12-20-1868 in Columbiana, Ohio
expired 2-7-1938 in Miami Beach, Florida   age 69   cause: coronary thrombosis
tire maker  Harvey Samuel Firestone Jr.   son of company founder
born on 4-20-1898 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 6-1-1973 in Akron, Ohio   age 75
 Harvey Samuel Firestone III   grandson of company founder
expired 5-5-1960 in Havana, Cuba   age 30   cause: accident
NZ anthropologist Sir  Raymond William Firth   wrote Tikopia (1972)
born on 3-25-1901 in Auckland, New Zealand
expired 2-22-2002   age 100
cinematographer  Erling Gunnar Fischer   lensed The Seventh Seal (1957) & Wild Strawberries (1957)
born on 11-18-1910 in Ljungby, Sweden
expired 6-11-2011 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden   age 100
Dr.  Ernst Otto Fischer   shared the 1973 Nobel chemistry prize for work in organometalic chemistry
born on 11-10-1918 in Solln, Bavaria, Germany
expired 7-29-2007 in München, Bavaria, Germany   age 88
   Contest Selectors
2005SLIM4.3%

1930 Nobel chemistry laureate  Hans Fischer   discoverer of hematin
born on 7-27-1881 in Höchst, Germany
expired 3-31-1945 in München, Bavaria, Germany   age 63
 Hermann Emil Fischer   second recipient of the Nobel prize in chemistry (1902)
born on 10-9-1852 in Euskirchen, Prussia, Germany
expired 7-15-1919 in Berlin, Germany   age 66   cause: suicide; depression (lost 2 sons in the war)
Bobby, in his long-running roadshow performance of the Unabomber erratic chess champion  Robert James "Bobby" Fischer   arrested in Japan (7-13-2004) on outstanding warrant (played exhibition match in Yugoslavia in 1992, allegedly violating "international sanctions"); refused extradition to U.S., gained Icelandic citizenship & moved there
¤pseudonym: Robert D. James 
born on 3-9-1943 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 1-17-2008 in Reykjavik, Iceland   age 64   cause: kidney failure
   Contest Selectors
2003MJ5.6%
2004MJ5.6%
2005TMD4.3%

AKS: Fisher
retired urologist Dr.  George Winthrop Fish   friend of Frederick Faust - his model for Dr. Kildare
born on 4-4-1895
expired 2-22-1977 in East Hampton, New York   age 81
Grant Secretary of State (1869-77)  Hamilton Fish I   New York governor (1849-51), U.S. rep. (1843-45) & senator (1851-57)
born on 8-3-1808 in New York, New York
expired 9-6-1893 in Garrison, New York   age 85
New York representative (1909-11)  Hamilton Fish II
born on 4-17-1849 in Albany, New York
expired 1-15-1936   age 86
FDR opponent, ex-Rep. (1920-44)  Hamilton Fish III
born on 12-7-1888 in Garrison, New York
expired 1-18-1991 in Cold Spring, New York   age 102   cause: heart failure
ex-New York congressman (1969-94)  Hamilton Fish IV   beat (pre-Watergate) G. Gordon Liddy in 1968 Republican primary
born on 6-3-1926 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 7-24-1996 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 70   cause: cancer
S.E. Asia expert  Wesley L. Fishel   adviser to S. Vietnamese president Ngo Dinh Diem; advocate of American military involvment in the Vietnam war
born on 9-8-1919 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 4-14-1977 in East Lansing, Michigan   age 57
Fisher Body co-founder  Albert Fisher   uncle of the Fisher Brothers
born on 1-2-1864 in Norwalk, Ohio
expired 3-15-1942 in Detroit, Michigan   age 78
auto body builder  Alfred J. Fisher   one of the Fisher Brothers
born on 12-7-1892 in Norwalk, Ohio
expired 10-9-1963 in Detroit, Michigan   age 70
vaudeville monologist  Art Fisher   in 1914 gave the Marx Brothers their nicknames: Adolph: "Harpo" - after the instrument he played; Herbert: "Zeppo" - after animal act Zippo the chimp; Julius: "Groucho" - after his disposition; Leonard: "Chico" - after the slang for a lady-killer; Milton: "Gummo" - after the gumshoes he wore
expired ??-??-19??   age ??
electronics industry pioneer  Avery Robert Fisher   paid to have acoustics of a NYC concert hall redone; it now bears his name
born on 3-4-1906 in New York, New York
expired 2-26-1994 in New Milford, New York   age 87
   Contest Selectors
1980 VA6.3%

Prest-O-Lite founder  Carl G. Fisher   built Indianapolis Motor Speedway (1909); held first Indy 500 (Memorial Day, 1911); created Miami Beach, Florida out of a mangrove swamp in Biscayne Bay
born on 1-12-1874 in Greensburg, Indiana
expired 7-15-1939 in Miami Beach, Florida   age 65   cause: gastric hemorrhage
Fisher Body co-founder  Charles T. Fisher Sr.
born on 2-16-1880 in Sandusky, Ohio
expired 8-8-1963 in Detroit, Michigan   age 83
engineer  Denys Fisher   inventor of the Spirograph (1962)
expired 9-17-2002 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England   age 84
songwriter  Doris Fisher   co-wrote You Always Hurt the One You Love (1944) & co-wrote Tutti Frutti (1938; with Slim Gaillard)
born on 5-2-1915 in New York, New York
expired 1-15-2003   age 87
auto body builder  Edward F. Fisher   last of the seven Fisher Brothers
born on 2-23-1891 in Norwalk, Ohio
expired 1-17-1972 in Detroit, Michigan   age 80
singer  Edwin Jack "Eddie" Fisher   once married to Debbie Reynolds, Elizabeth Taylor & Connie Stevens; Carrie and Joely's dad
born on 8-10-1928 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 9-22-2010 in Berkeley, California   age 82   cause: complications from hip surgery
   Contest Selectors
2005ADWC4.3%
2006ADWC, 4GUE6.7%
2007ADWC, 4GUE6.5%
2008ADWC, 4GUE6.3%
2010RIE3.7%
   Scored 6.8000 solo points

AKS: Fischer
blacksmith & Fisher Body co-founder  Frederic John Fisher
born on 1-2-1878 in Sandusky, Ohio
expired 7-14-1941 in Detroit, Michigan   age 63   cause: pneumonia
actress  Gail Fisher   played Mannix's secretary Peggy Fair (1968-75)
born on 8-18-1935 in Orange, New Jersey
expired 12-2-2000 in Culver City, California   age 65   cause: kidney failure
cartoonist  Hammond Edward "Ham" Fisher   created Joe Palooka comic strip in 1930
born on 9-24-1900 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
expired 9-7-1955 in New York, New York   age 54
auto body builder  Howard A. Fisher   one of the Fisher Brothers
born on 3-10-1902 in Norwalk, Ohio
expired 3-31-1942 in Detroit, Michigan   age 40
real estate mogul  Larry Fisher   last of the New York real estate brothers
born on 6-6-1907 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 2-4-2001 in Palm Beach, Florida   age 93
auto body builder  Lawrence Peter Fisher   one of the Fisher Brothers
born on 10-19-1888 in Norwalk, Ohio
expired 9-3-1961 in Detroit, Michigan   age 72
businessman  Max Martin Fisher   Mary's adoptive father
born on 7-15-1908 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 3-3-2005 in Franklin, Michigan   age 96
   Contest Selectors
2005MOT4.3%
   Scored 5.4000 solo points

treasure hunter  Melvin A. Fisher   discovered the wreck (and treasure of) the Spanish galleon Nuestra Señora de Atocha (sank in 1622)
born on 8-21-1922
expired 12-19-1998 in Key West, Florida   age 76   cause: cancer
former Playboy associate editor  Murray Fisher   edited the Playboy Interviews (1962-74); also started the Sex and the Cinema feature; left the magazine to edit Roots (1974)
born on 8-8-1932 in China
expired 5-31-2002 in Santa Monica, California   age 69   cause: Alzheimer's disease; strokes
singer  Toni Fisher   had a hit with The Big Hurt (written by husband)
¤Mrs. Wayne Shanklin 
born on --1931 in Los Angeles, CaLifornia
expired 2-12-1999 in Hyrum, Utah   age 67   cause: heart attack
auto body builder  William Andrew Fisher   one of the Fisher Brothers
born on --1886
expired ??-??-1969   age 83
actor  Barry Fitzgerald   Irish movie actor and stage star; brother of Arthur Shields
¤born: William Joseph Shields 
born on 3-10-1888 in Dublin, Ireland
expired 1-4-1961 in Dublin, Ireland   age 72
Edmund Fitzgerald and the namesake vessel
banker, brokerage partner  Edmund W. Fitzgerald   former president of Northwestern Mutual Life (1948-58); namesake of doomed ship
born on 3-1-1895
expired 1-9-1986 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin   age 90
poet & translator  Edward FitzGerald   first to translate the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyam (1859)
born on 3-31-1809 in Bredfield, Suffolk, England
expired 6-14-1883 in Merton, England   age 74
singer  Ella Fitzgerald
born on 4-25-1917 in Newport News, Virginia
expired 6-15-1996 in Beverly Hills, California   age 79   cause: complications due to diabetes
   Contest Selectors
1979 DW, HP, MM23.1%
1980 EK, MM, VA18.8%

author  Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald   wrote The Great Gatsby and This Side of Paradise
born on 9-24-1896 in Saint Paul, Minnesota
expired 12-22-1940 in Hollywood, California   age 44   cause: heart attack
former Irish prime minister  Garret Michael Desmond Fitzgerald   son of Demond FitzGerald; was the seventh Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland (July 1981-February 1982; December 1982-March 1987)
born on 2-9-1926 in Dublin, Ireland
expired 5-19-2011 in Dublin, Ireland   age 85
actress  Geraldine Mary Fitzgerald   a cousin of author Nevil Shute; played Isabella Linton in Wuthering Heights (1939) & Ann King in Dark Victory (1939)
¤Mrs. Stuart Scheftel 
born on 11-24-1913 in Greystones, County Wicklow, Ireland
expired 7-17-2005 in New York, New York   age 91   cause: respiratory infection; Alzheimer's disease
   Contest Selectors
2005TBC4.3%
   Scored 5.9000 solo points

Boston-area Rep. & Boston mayor (1905-14)  John F. "Honey" Fitzgerald   maternal grandfather of JFK; namesake of Kennedy yacht "Honey Fitz"
born on 2-11-1863 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 10-2-1950 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 87
Manson Family attorney  Paul J. Fitzgerald   defended Patricia Krenwinkel
born on 8-21-1937 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 10-2-2001 in Beverly Hills, California   age 64   cause: heart attack
writer  Louise Perkins Fitzhugh   author/illustrator of Harriet the Spy (1964
born on 10-5-1928 in Memphis, Tennessee
expired 11-19-1974 in New Milford, Connecticut   age 46
ex-teamster president  Frank Edward Fitzsimmons
born on 4-7-1905 in Jeanette, Pennsylvania
expired 5-6-1981 in San Diego, California   age 76   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
1979 HP, MS15.4%

former NBA coach  Lowell G. "Cotton" Fitzsimmons   was 832-775
born on 10-7-1931 in Hannibal, Missouri
expired 7-24-2004 in Phoenix, Arizona   age 72   cause: lung cancer
actor  Paul Fix   played the doctor (Mark Piper) in the seedond pilot for the original Star Trek tv series (1964)
¤full name: Paul Fix Morrison 
born on 3-13-1902 in Dobbs Ferry, New York
expired 10-14-1983 in Santa Monica, California   age 81   cause: kidney failure
duo pianist  Robert Fizdale   partnered with Arthur Gold (1944-82)
born on 4-12-1920 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 12-6-1995 in New York, New York   age 75
Standard Oil co-founder  Henry Morrison Flagler   Florida hotel and railroad tycoon; built original over-seas rail line that connected Miami to Key West
born on 1-2-1839 in Hopewell, New York
expired 5-20-1913 in West Palm Beach, Florida   age 74
1956 Indianapolis 500 winner  George F. "Pat" Flaherty
born on 1-6-1926 in Glendale, California
expired 4-9-2002 in Oxnard, California   age 76   cause: emphysema
computer scientist  Paul Andrew Flaherty   while working for Digital Equipment Corp. pioneered the indexing of the then-young World Wide Web — he had the original idea for the Alta Vista search engine as a way to demonstrate the capabilities of the company's products (it went "live" December 15, 1995)
born on 3-14-1964 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 3-16-2006 in Belmont, California   age 42   cause: heart attack
explorer & movie producer  Robert Joseph Flaherty   made first documentary Nanook of the North (1920-21); co-director of Byrd at the South Pole (1930); directed & shared oscar for The Titan: Story of Michelangelo (1950)
born on 2-16-1884 in Iron Mountain, Michigan
expired 7-23-1951 in Dummerston, Vermont   age 67
Father  Edward Joseph Flanagan   was moved to found Father Flanagan's Home for Boys after visiting the Starr Commonweath home for boys run by Floyd Starr (1917); institution later changed name to Boy's Town (1922; memorialized in 1938 film
born on 7-13-1886 in Roscommon, Ireland
expired 5-15-1948 in Berlin, Germany   age 67   cause: heart attack
jazz pianist  Tommy Flanagan
born on 3-16-1930 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 11-16-2001 in New York, New York   age 71   cause: complication from aneurysm
actor  Edward Paul Flanders
born on 12-29-1934 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 2-22-1995 in Denny, California   age 60
lyricist/humorist  Michael Henry Flanders   partnered with Donald Swann; performed reviews call At the Drop of a Hat (1956-67)
born on 3-1-1922 in London, England
expired 4-14-1975 in Bettws-y-Coed, Wales   age 53   cause: cerebal aneurism
bluegrass guitarist  Lester Raymond Flatt   of Flatt and Scruggs; had 1969 hit Foggy Mountain Breakdown
born on 6-28-1914 in Overton County, Tennessee
expired 5-10-1979 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 64   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
1979 JW 7.7%
   Scored 5 solo points
1980 JH

character actor  James Flavin   appeared in King Kong (1931), Knute Rockne, All American (1940), The Grapes of Wrath (1940) & Mister Roberts (1955)
born on 5-14-1906 in Portland, Maine
expired 4-23-1976 in Los Angeles, California   age 69   cause: ruptured aorta
Titanic lookout  Frederick Fleet   spotted the berg too late to prevent collision; despondent over wife's death & impoverishment committed suicide two weeks after her death and eviction from her brother's home
born on 10-15-1887 in Liverpool, England
expired 1-10-1965 in Southampton, England   age 77   cause: suicide; hanged
Fotomat founder  Preston M. Fleet
born on 2-26-1934
expired 1-31-1995   age 60
nurse  Ema Flegel   was Hitler's nurse in the bunker (1945)
born on 8-11-1911 in Kiel, Germany
expired 2-16-2006 in Mölln, Germany   age 94
   Contest Selectors
2008RR

psychotic mobster  Arthur Flegenheimer   lived with his momma; had Legs Diamond rubbed out
¤aka: "Dutch Schultz
born on 8-6-1900 in New York, New York
expired 10-24-1935 in Newark, New Jersey   age 35
animator  Max Fleischer   invented more than 20 motion picture production devices (including the Rotoscope in 1915); did first Popeye cartoons; created Betty Boop
born on 7-19-1883 in Vienna, Austria
expired 9-11-1972 in Los Angeles, California   age 89
AKS: Fleisher
movie director  Richard O. Fleischer   son of Max; earned his only oscar as producer of Design for Death (1946); directed 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954), Fantastic Voyage (1966), Tora, Tora, Tora (1970; co-director), Soylent Green (1973), Mandingo (1975), Conan the Destroyer (1984) & Red Sonja (1985)
born on 12-8-1916 in New York, New York
expired 3-25-2006 in Woodland Hills, California   age 89   cause: upper respiratory infection
   Contest Selectors
2001RR12½%
2004CSI5.6%
2005CSI4.3%
2006CSI3.3%
   Scored 6.1000 solo points

Scottish bacteriologist Sir  Alexander Fleming   shared the 1945 Nobel prize in medicine for the discovery of penicillin (1928)
born on 8-6-1881 in Lochfield, Ayrshire, Scotland
expired 3-11-1955 in London, England   age 73   cause: heart disease
original Jeopardy host  Art Fleming
¤real name: Arthur Fazzin 
born on 5-1-1924 in New York, New York
expired 4-25-1995 in Crystal River, Florida   age 70   cause: pancreatic cancer
actor  Eric Fleming   star of tv western Rawhide
¤born: Edward Heddy 
born on 7-4-1925 in Santa Paula, California
expired 9-28-1966 in Huallaga River, Tingo Maria, Peru   age 41   cause: drowned
"cashew-farm" actress-wannabe  Erin Marilyn Fleming   was Groucho's "companion" at the end of his life
¤born: Marilyn Fleming 
born on 8-13-1941 in New Liskeard, Ontario, Canada
expired 4-15-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 61   cause: suicide; gunshot
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in December 1964 author  Ian Lancaster Fleming   created fictional British secret agent 007 several books were originally published in Playboy Magazine; wrote Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
born on 5-28-1908 in London, England
expired 8-12-1964 in Canterbury, Kent, England   age 56   cause: heart failure
author  Peter Fleming   Ian's older brother
born on 5-31-1907 in London, England
expired 8-18-1971 in Black Mount, Argyllshire, Scotland   age 64
film director  Victor Fleming   directed The Wizard of Oz and Gone With the Wind (1939; oscar)
born on 2-23-1883 in Pasadena, California
expired 1-6-1949 in Cottonwood, Alabama   age 65
former ABC sportscaster  William Norman "Bill" Flemming   covered 11 Olympic games & the Spassky/Fischer chess showdown in Iceland (1972)
born on 9-3-1926 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 7-20-2007 in Petoskey, Michigan   age 80   cause: prostate cancer
AKS: Fleming
second generation pipe organ builder  Dirk Andries Flentrop   son of company founder; headed firm 1940-1976
born on 1-5-1910 in Zaandam, The Netherlands
expired 11-30-2003 in Santpoort-Zuid, The Netherlands   age 93
former NBC tv art director  Edwin Albert Flesh   designed the big wheel for Wheel of Fortune as well as doing the set design for The $25,000 Pyramid, Press Your Luck & Jeopardy!
born on 12-4-1931 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 7-15-2011 in Mission Hills, California   age 79   cause: congestive heart failure; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
AKS: Ed Flesh
Bell Labs researcher  Harvey Fletcher   headed team that developed stereophonic sound (first demo in January 1934); father of former NASA Administrator
born on 9-11-1884
expired 7-23-1981 in Provo, Utah   age 96
former University of Utah president  James Chipman Fletcher   twice NASA Administrator (1971-77; 1986-89)
born on 6-5-1919 in Millburn, New Jersey
expired 12-22-1991 in Georgetown, Maryland   age 72   cause: lung cancer
radio dramatist  Lucille Fletcher   wrote Sorry, Wrong Number (1943) and The Hitchhiker; Bernard Herrmann was her first husband (1939-48); her second husband wrote the play that became Damn Yankees
born on 3-28-1913 in New York, New York
expired 8-31-2000 in Langhorne, Pennsylvania   age 87
Nazi industrialist and major Hitler supporter  Friedrich Flick   convicted as war criminal for using slave labor; did 3 years in prison (1947-50)
born on 7-10-1883 in Ernsdorf, Westphalia, Germany
expired 7-20-1972 in Lake Constance, Switzerland   age 89
dancer, actor, author, etc.  Denny Martin Flinn   during his college days danced in San Francisco's North Beach "clubs" opposite such terpsichorian heavyweights as Carol Doda; co-wrote the screenplay for Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered County (1991)
born on 12-21-1947 in San Francisco, California
expired 8-24-2007 in Woodland Hills, California   age 59   cause: complications from cancer
Central Valley (California) AIDS Team caseworker  Joyce A. "Rocky" Flint   Jeffrey Dahmer's mother
born on 2-7-1936
expired 11-27-2000 in Fresno, California   age 64   cause: breast cancer
character actor  Jay C. Flippen
born on 3-6-1898 in Little Rock, Arkansas
expired 2-3-1971 in Hollywood, California   age 72   cause: internal hemorrhaging
 Henry Ossian Flipper   born a slave; first black graduate of West Point (1877) and first black officer in U.S. Army
born on 3-21-1856 in Thomasville, Georgia
expired 5-3-1940   age 84
St.Louis Cards baseball center fielder  Curtis Charles "Curt" Flood   attacked baseball's reserve clause in 1970
born on 1-18-1938 in Houston, Texas
expired 1-20-1997 in Los Angeles, California   age 59   cause: pneumonia
former Pennsylvania rep.  Daniel John Flood
born on 11-26-1904 in Hazelton, Pennsylvania
expired 5-28-1994 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania   age 89
   Contest Selectors
1980 DH, DR, GP, JW25.0%

World War I veteran  Maurice Noël Floquet   had been the oldest man in France
born on 12-25-1894
expired 11-10-2006 in Montauroux, France   age 111
   Contest Selectors
2006KLS3.3%
   Scored 3.9000 solo points

long time Lawrence Welk orchestra accordionist  Myron Floren
born on 11-5-1919 in Webster, South Dakota
expired 7-23-2005 in Rolling Hills Estates, California   age 85   cause: cancer
saxophonist  Daniel "Danny" Flores   wrote/performed on/sang Tequila
¤aka: "Chuck Rio" 
born on 7-11-1929 in Santa Paula, California
expired 9-19-2006 in Huntington Beach, California   age 77   cause: pneumonia
Sir  Howard Walter Florey   with Heatley discovered how to extract penicillin (shared 1945 Nobel medicine prize)
¤Title: Lord Florey, Baron of Adelaide and Marston 
born on 9-24-1898 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
expired 2-21-1968 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England   age 69   cause: heart attack
1949 Miss Canada runner-up  Joan Fry Flory   as Joan Durell sang with big bands in 1950s
born on 7-19-1929 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 12-29-2000 in North Hollywood, California   age 71   cause: Parkinson's disease
researcher  Paul John Flory   1974 Nobel prize winner in chemistry
born on 6-19-1910 in Sterling, Illinois
expired 9-9-1985 in Big Sur, Calfornia   age 75
retired Fayette County (Texas) sheriff (1946-80)  Thomas James "Jim" Flournoy   a good-old-boy who looked the other way when it came to the local "chicken ranch"; punched-out tv reporter Marvin Zindler after the "ranch" was shut down
born on 9-22-1902
expired 10-26-1982 in LaGrange, Texas   age 80   cause: heart problems
movie effects wizard  A. D. Flowers   won oscars for Tora, Tora, Tora (1970) & The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
born on 2-12-1917 in Hillsboro, Texas
expired 7-5-2001 in Fullerton, California   age 84   cause: complications from pneumonia; emphysema
the Colossus computer at Bletchley Park British Post Office electronics researcher  Thomas Harold "Tommy" Flowers   built the Colossus computer at Bletchley Park (1943) to break the Nazi High Command's Enigma cypher codes
born on 12-22-1905 in London, England
expired 10-28-1998 in London, England   age 92
ventriloquist  Wayland Parrott Flowers Jr.   his puppet was named "Madame"
born on 11-26-1939 in Dawson, Georgia
expired 10-11-1988 in Hollywood, California   age 48   cause: AIDS
violent gangster  Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd
born on 2-3-1904 in Aikens, Oklahoma
expired 10-22-1934 in East Liverpool, Ohio   age 30   cause: multiple bullet wounds
Stanford University computer science professor  Robert W. Floyd   expert in computer program verification & parsing; received the 1978 A.M. Turing Award
born on 6-8-1936 in New York, New York
expired 9-25-2001 in Stanford, California   age 65   cause: pneumonia
World War II submarine commander  Eugene Bennett Fluckey   commanded the USS Barb; earned the Medal of Honor; retired a rear admiral
born on 10-5-1913 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 6-28-2007 in Annapolis, Maryland   age 93   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
movie actor  Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn   played Robin Hood in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) and J.E.B. Stuart in Santa Fe Trail (1940); legendary in his appetites for booze, broads & brawling
born on 6-20-1909 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
expired 10-14-1959 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada   age 50   cause: heart attack
tv character actor  Joseph Anthony "Joe" Flynn   Captain Binghampton on McHale's Navy
born on 11-8-1925 in Youngstown, Ohio
expired 7-18-1974 in Hollywood, California   age 48   cause: drowned in swimming pool
writer  Noriko Sawada Bridges Flynn   1st husband: Harry Bridges (his third); 2nd; husband: Ed Flynn
born on 2-11-1923 in Gardena, California
expired 2-7-2003 in Pescadero, California   age 79
futurist  FM-2030   currently can be be found in Scottsdale, Arizona, floating in a thermos full of liquid nitrogen, with the expectation that the Alcor Life Extension Foundation will some day thaw him out & cure his cancer (but what about the freezer burn?)
¤born: F.M. Esfandiary 
born on 10-15-1930 in Belgium
expired 7-8-2000 in New York, New York   age 69   cause: pancreatic cancer

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