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©2011 C.O.P. Audit Committee - file update generated 2-5-2011 at 05:29 GMT

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Kingston Trio co-founder  Dave Guard   left the group in 1961 & was replaced by John Stewart
born on 10-19-1934 in San Francisco, California
expired 3-22-1991 in Rollingsford, New Hampshire   age 56   cause: lymphatic cancer
actor  Harry Guardino
born on 12-23-1925 in New York, New York
expired 7-28-1995 in Palm Springs, California   age 69
 Aldo Gucci   son of Florentine saddlemaker Guccio Gucci
born on 5-26-1904 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy
expired 1-19-1990 in Rome, Italy   age 84   cause: coma; prostate cancer
Penthouse magazine co-founder  Kathy Keeton Guccione   at one time a very successful stripper; co-founded Omni magazine
born on --1939 in South Africa
expired 9-19-1997 in New York, New York   age 58   cause: complications from surgery; breast cancer
low rent smut-monger  Robert Charles Joseph Edward Sabatini "Bob" Guccione   former publisher of the smut-rag called Penthouse magazine (1969-2004); he was to Hefner what Value City is to Saks; went through 4 wives: Lilyann Becker, Muriel Hudson, Kathy Keeton, April Dawn Warren (the widow)
born on 12-17-1930 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 10-20-2010 in Plano, Texas   age 79   cause: lung cancer; esophageal cancer
   Contest Selectors
2004CSI, LMLD, RR11.1%
2005CSI, TMD8.7%
2006CSI, TBC, TWOS10.0%
2008CSI, OIE, TWOS9.4%
2009CSI, LMLD, TWOS10.0%
2010LMLD, TWOS7.4%
   Scored 5.8500 points

Groucho & the `Secret Word' Duck radio/tv producer  John Guedel   created (or co-created) People Are Funny (1941), House Party (1945), the Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1944), You Bet Your Life & Earn Your Vacation; came up with the idea for the Duck with $100 in its beak that would come down and reward contestants when they "say the secret word"; no relation to the pinch-hitting midget
born on 10-9-1913 in Portland, Indiana
expired 12-17-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 88   cause: heart failure
former Ivory Coast military ruler General  Robert Gueï   in by coup (12-24-1999); lasted until October 2000
born on 7-18-1944 in Nidrou, Côte d'Ivoire
expired 9-19-2002 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire   age 58   cause: killed during mutiny/civil war
AKS: Guei Guehi
newspaperman and poet  Edgar Albert Guest   for many years his writings appeared in the Detroit Free Press
born on 8-20-1881 in Birmingham, West Midlands, England
expired 8-5-1959 in Detroit, Michigan   age 77

Dr.  George Howell Guest   organist & choirmaster of St. John's College, Cambridge (1948-93)
born on 2-9-1924 in Bangor, North Wales, United Kingdom
expired 11-20-2002 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England   age 78
director  Valmond Maurice Guest   made Casino Royale (1967), When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970) & The Day the Earth Caught Fire
born on 12-11-1911 in London, England
expired 5-10-2006 in Palm Springs, California   age 94   cause: prostate cancer
Alberto Korda's 1960 photo of Ché in Havana revolutionary "martyr"  Ernesto "Ché" Guevara de la Serna
born on 5-14-1928 in Rosario, Argentina
expired 10-9-1967 in La Higuera, Bolivia   age 39   cause: executed; shot
cinematographer  Burnett Guffey   won oscar for Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
born on 5-26-1905 in Del Rio, Tennessee
expired 5-30-1983 in Goleta, California   age 78
4-time oscar-winning feature documentary filmmaker  Charles Eli Guggenheim   won award for Nine From Little Rock (1964), Robert Kennedy Remembered (1968), The Johnstown Flood (1989) & A Time for Justice (1994)
born on 3-31-1924 in Cincinnati, Ohio
expired 10-9-2002 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 78   cause: pancreatic cancer
Newsday co-founder  Harry Frank Guggenheim
born on 8-23-1890 in West End, New Jersey
expired 1-22-1971 in Sands Point, New York   age 80
hair stylist  Sydney Guilaroff   did Judy Garland's braids for The Wizard of Oz; made Lucille Ball a redhead; first hair stylist to receive onscreen credit for his work
born on 11-2-1907 in England
expired 5-28-1997 in Beverly Hills, California   age 89   cause: pneumonia
physicist  Charles-Édouard Guillaume
born on 2-15-1861 in Fleurier, Swiss-Jura, Switzerland
expired 5-13-1938 in Sèvres, France   age 77
AKS: Edouard
physician  Joseph Ignace Guillotine   sought a "more humane" method of capital punishment; came up with eponymous device to behead the perps (it was a big hit with the rabble during the French Revolution)
born on 5-28-1738 in Saintes, France
expired 3-26-1814 in Paris, France   age 75
actress & brothel owner  Mary Louise Cecilia "Texas" Guinan   greeted customers with "Hello, Sucker"
¤"First Lady of the Speakeasies" 
born on --1889 in Waco, Texas
expired 11-5-1933 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada   age 44
conga (drum) master  Tata Güines
¤real name: Federico Atistides Soto Alejo 
born on 6-30-1930 in Güines, Cuba
expired 2-4-2008 in Havana, Cuba   age 77   cause: kidney infection
AKS: Guines
former millionaire playboy  Jorge Guinle   at one point his family owned Brazil's largest port (Santos) & built the Compacabana Palace Hotel (where he died)
¤nickname: Jorginho 
born on 2-5-1916 in Botofogo, Brazil
expired 3-5-2004 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   age 88   cause: aortic aneurysm
actor Sir  Alec Guinness   received 1958 best actor oscar for Bridge on the River Kwai; also known for playing Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars Episodes IV through VI
¤born: Alec Guinness de Cuffe 
born on 4-2-1914 in London, England
expired 8-5-2000 in Midhurst, Sussex, England   age 86   cause: liver cancer
   Contest Selectors
1979 DW7.7%
1980 EB6.3%
2000 KLS14%
   Scored 6.4000 solo points

 Arthur Francis Benjamin Guinness
¤title: 3rd Lord Iveagh 
born on 5-20-1937 in London, England
expired 6-18-1992   age 55
assassin  Charles Julius Guiteau   shot president James Garfield July 2nd, 1881 in Washington, District of Columbia
born on 9-8-1844 in Freeport, Illinois
expired 6-30-1882 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 37   cause: executed; hanged
financier and art collector  Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian   was a major stockholder in the merger of the Royal Dutch and Shell oil companies; started the Foundation that bears his name
born on --1869 in Turkey
expired 7-20-1955 in Lisbon, Portugal   age 86
playboy  Nubar Sarkis Gulbenkian   son of Calouste
born on 6-2-1896 in Kadi Keui, Turkey
expired 1-10-1972 in Cannes, France   age 75   cause: heart failure
eccentric classical pianist  Friedrich Gulda
born on 5-16-1930 in Vienna, Austria
expired 1-27-2000 in Weissenbach, Austria   age 69   cause: heart failure
tennis coach  Timothy Edward "Tim" Gullickson
born on 9-8-1951 in La Crosse, Wisconsin
expired 5-3-1996 in Wheaton, Illinois   age 44   cause: brain cancer
opthalmologist  Allvar Gullstrand   his work on the dioptrics of the eye earned him the 1911 Nobel prize in physiology
born on 6-5-1862 in Landskrona, Sweden
expired 7-28-1930 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden   age 68
circus acrobat and showman  Samuel W. Gumpertz   gave Florenz Ziegfeld his first theatrical job as a vaudeville troupe manager; later was Harry Houdini's manager
expired 6-22-1952 in Sarasota, Florida   age 84
one-time U-Texas electrical engineering student  David H. Gunby   last fatality of 1966 clock tower murder rampage - was shot in his only good kidney; endured failed transplant & decades of dialysis
born on 4-14-1943
expired 11-12-2001 in Fort Worth, Texas   age 58   cause: complications from wound
actor  Moses Gunn
born on 10-2-1929 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 12-16-1993   age 64
former S.S. major  Otto Günsche   one of Hitler's aides in the bunker; got to toss the burning rag onto the gasoline-soaked corpses of Adolf & Eva (ooh ... we're so jealous)
born on 9-24-1917
expired 10-2-2003 in Lohmar, Germany   age 86   cause: heart failure
AKS: Gunsche Guensche Gunshe Guenshe
tenor & The Coasters lead singer (Jan. 1958-May 1961)  Cornelius Gunter   had hits with Charlie Brown and Poison Ivy (1959)
¤born: Cornell Gunter 
born on 11-14-1936 in Los Angeles, California
expired 2-26-1990 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 53   cause: shot dead
former LSU women's basketball coach  Sue Gunter   a 2005 inductee into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame
born on 5-22-1939 in Walnut Grove, Leake County, Mississippi
expired 8-4-2005 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana   age 66   cause: respiratory failure; emphysema
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 8.4000 solo points

radio electronics inventor  Frank A. Gunther   devised the two-way radio; gave first demonstration of FM Radio (with Edwin Armstrong) (1935); designed LORAN navigation system for the Coast Guard (1939)
born on 2-3-1908 in New York, New York
expired 5-24-1999 in Venice, Florida   age 91
Stanford U. law professor emeritus  Gerald Gunther   wrote textbook Constitutional Law
born on 5-26-1927 in Usingen, Taunus, Germany
expired 7-20-2002 in Palo Alto, California   age 75   cause: lung cancer
writer  John Joseph Gunther   author of a number of Inside ... books
born on 8-30-1901 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 5-29-1970 in New York, New York   age 68
former 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals judge  Murray Irwin Gurfien   affirmed Judge Gesell's ruling to permit the New York Times to publish the Pentagon Papers (1971)
born on 11-17-1907 in New York, New York
expired 12-16-1979 in New York, New York   age 72   cause: heart attack
former Florida senator (1969-75)  Edward Gurney
born on 1-12-1914 in Portland, Maine
expired 5-14-1996 in Winter Park, Florida   age 82
actress  Rachel Gurney   played Lady Bellamy on BBC costume drama Upstairs, Downstairs (1971-73; her character exited the series via the Titanic)
¤born: Rachel Gurney Lubbock 
born on 3-5-1920 in Eton, Berkshire, England
expired 11-28-2001   age 81
well-publicized child cancer victim  Carl Einar Gustafson   namesake of the "Jimmy Fund"
born on 8-18-1935 in New Sweden, Maine
expired 1-21-2001 in Caribou, Maine   age 65   cause: stroke
Swedish king  Gustav V   lasted almost 43 years on the throne
expired 10-29-1950 in Stockholm, Sweden   age 92
Swedish king  Gustav VI Adolf   reigned 1950-73; father of Danish Queen Ingrid
¤full name: Oscar Frederik Wilhelm Olaf Gustaf Adolf 
born on 11-11-1882 in Stockholm, Sweden
expired 9-15-1973 in Helsingbard, Sweden   age 90   cause: internal bleeding
novelist  Alfred Bertram Guthrie Jr.
born on 1-13-1901 in Bedford, Indiana
expired 4-26-1991 in Choteau, Montanay   age 90
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP6.3%

one-time Martha Graham troupe dancer  Marjorie Greenblatt Guthrie   was Woody's 2nd ex-wife; mother of Cathy Ann, Arlo, Joady & Nora Lee Guthrie
¤1st marital surname: Mazia 
born on 6-10-1917 in Atlantic City, New Jersey
expired 3-13-1983 in New York, New York   age 66
famed folk singer and composer  Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Guthrie   wrote "This Land is Your Land..." folk song; a founder of the Almanac Singers; father of Arlo
born on 7-14-1912 in Okemah, Oklahoma
expired 10-3-1967 in Queens, New York, New York   age 55   cause: complications from Huntington's disease
Texas death row inmate  Vincent Gutierrez
¤number 999262 
born on 10-1-1978
expired 3-28-2007 in Huntsville, Texas   age 28   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 9.7049 points

Planned Parenthood president (1962-74)  Alan Frank Guttmacher
born on 5-19-1898 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 3-18-1974 in New York, New York   age 75   cause: leukemia
original Coasters tenor  Billy Guy
¤born: Frank William Phillips 
born on 6-20-1936 in Itasca, Texas
expired 11-5-2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 66   cause: heart attack
former Chilean military junta member  Gustavo Leigh Guzmán   as head of Chilean Air Force ordered bombing of presidential palace during September 1973 coup that overthrew Salvadore Allende
born on 9-19-1920 in Santiago, Chile
expired 9-29-1999 in Santiago, Chile   age 79   cause: circulatory problems
former Guatemalan president (1951-54) Col.  Jacobo Arbenz Guzman   overthrown in 1954 U.S.-backed coup
expired 1-27-1971 in Mexico City, Mexico   age 57   cause: drowned in bathtub after heart attack
noted film character actor  Edmund Gwenn   played Kris Kringle in the original Miracle on 34th Street (1947; for which he received a Best Supporting Actor oscar) and Dr. Harold Medford ("the world's foremost Myrmecologist") in Them!
born on 9-26-1875 in Glamorgan, Wales
expired 9-6-1959 in Woodland Hills, California   age 83
AKS: Gwen
Declaration of Independence signer  Button Gwinnett   has an extremely rare & valuable signature; died following a duel with Georgia General Lachlan McIntosh
born on 4-18-1735 in Down Hatherly, Gloucestershire, England
expired 5-16-1777 in Saint Catherine's Island, Georgia   age 42   cause: gangrenous leg infection from bullet wounds
character actress  Anne Gwynne   appeared in Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940)
¤born: Marguerite Gwynne Trice 
born on 12-10-1918 in Waco, Texas
expired 3-31-2003 in Woodland Hills, California   age 84   cause: stroke
versatile actor  Frederick Hubbard Gwynne   played Officer Francis Muldoon on Car 54, Where Are You? & Herman Munster on The Munsters
born on 7-10-1926 in New York, New York
expired 7-2-1993   age 66
former Tibetan temporal leader  Bainqen Erdini Qoigyu Gyaincain   collaborated with the Chinese after the 1950 takeover
¤aka: the 10th Panchen Lama; "Kum-bu-tze-den" 
born on 2-19-1938 in Xunhua Saler Autonomous County of Qinghai
expired 1-28-1989 in Shigatse, Tibet   age 50   cause: heart attack
AKS: Lobsang Trinley Lhundrub Chokyi Gyaltsen
 Lobsang Samden Gyatso   brother of the Dali Lama
born on 1-1-1932 in Tibet
expired 5-6-1998 in Pacific Grove, California   age
role playing game pioneer  Ernest Gary Gygax   was co-creator of the Dungeons & Dragons game (1974)
born on 7-27-1938 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 3-4-2008 in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin   age 69   cause: complications from abdominal aneurysm
former CBC Morningside radio host (1982-97)  Peter Gzowski
born on 7-13-1934 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 1-24-2002 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 67   cause: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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