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Norwegian  King Haakon VII   first ruler of independent Norway (1905-57)
born on 8-3-1872 in Charlottenlund, Denmark
expired 9-21-1957 in Oslo, Norway   age 85
ballet master  Paul Haakon
born on 9-8-1911
expired 8-16-1992   age 80
pianist/musicologist/conductor  Karl Haas   with family fled Nazi Germany (1936); creator/host of Adventures in Good Music (1959-2003)
born on 12-6-1913 in Speyer-am-Rhein, Germany
expired 2-6-2005 in Royal Oak, Michigan   age 91   cause: "natural causes"
Levi Strauss heir  Peter Edgar Haas Sr.   with brother Walter A. Haas Jr. took over management of the company — he was president 1970-1981
born on 12-20-1918 in San Francisco, California
expired 12-3-2005 in San Francisco, California   age 86
University of Oslo economist  Trygve Magnus Haavelmo   was Nobel laureate in economics for 1989
born on 12-13-1911 in Skedsmo, Norway
expired 7-26-1999 in Norway   age 87
pediatrician Dr.  George Habash   the hard-line Marxist co-founder of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (1966)
born on 8-2-1925 in Lydda, British Mandate Palestine (now Lod, Israel)
expired 1-26-2008 in Amman, Jordan   age 82   cause: heart attack; cancer; strokes
   Contest Selectors
1980 DW6.3%

AKS: Georges
chemist  Fritz Haber   his synthesis of ammonia got his the 1918 Nobel prize in chemistry
born on 12-9-1868 in Breslau, Silesia, Prussia
expired 1-29-1934 in Basel, Switzerland   age 65
the basic Universal Product Code glyphs  Alan Lloyd Haberman   former Grocery Manufacturers of America general counsel (they became the Uniform Code Council, now the GS1); helped spearhead the drive to get the Universal Product Code (UPC) adopted
born on 7-27-1929 in Worcester, Massachusetts
expired 6-12-2011 in Newton, Massachusetts   age 81   cause: heart and lung disease
ambassador  Philip Charles Habib
born on 2-25-1920 in New York, New York
expired 5-25-1992 in Puligny-Montrachet, France   age 72
former Kimball International head  Arnold Francis Habig
born on 5-2-1907 in Jasper, Indiana
expired 3-29-1999 in Jasper, Indiana   age 91
Dr.  Otto Habsburg-Lothringen   Austrian Archduke & former pretender to the throne of Austria-Hungary; son of Emperor Franz Joseph I & Empress Zita; a former member of the European parliament and past president of the International Paneuropean Union (1986-2004)
¤full name: Franz Joseph Otto Robert Maria Anton Karl Max Heinrich Sixtus Xavier Felix René Ludwig Gaetano Pius Ignazius von Habsburg 
born on 11-20-1912 in Reichenau an der Rax, Lower Austria, Austria, Austria-Hungary
expired 7-4-2011 in Pöcking bei Starnberg, Starnberg, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany   age 98
   Contest Selectors
2008KLS, WEP6.3%
2009KLS, WEP6.7%
2010KLS, WEP7.4%

AKS: von Habsburg Hapsburg
Rwandan president (1973-94)  Juvénal Habyarimana
born on 8-3-1937 in Gasiza, Ruanda-Urundi
expired 4-6-1994 in Kigali, Rwanda   age 56   cause: plane crash
AKS: Juvenal
playwright  Albert Hackett   co-wrote The Diary of Anne Frank with wife Frances Goodrich; awarded 1955 Pulitzer Prize for play adaptation
born on 2-16-1900 in New York, New York
expired 3-16-1995 in New York, New York   age 95
actress  Joan Hackett
born on 3-1-1934 in New York, New York
expired 10-9-1983 in Encino, California   age 49
comedian  Leonard "Buddy" Hackett   movie appearances include The Music Man (1962), It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) & The Love Bug (1968); to see a proper tribute, view a 1998 episode of the defunct tv series Late Line that had lumiaries such as Henry Kissinger mistakenly eulogizing Buddy
¤born: Leonard Hacker 
born on 8-31-1924 in New York, New York
expired 6-30-2003 in Malibu, California   age 78   cause: "chest cold"
   Contest Selectors
2002CMH, JEDS, RAVN27.3%
2003JEDS, RAVN, TAP16.7%
   Scored 5.3250 points

cornetist  Robert Leo "Bobby" Hackett
born on 1-31-1915 in Providence, Rhode Island
expired 6-7-1976 in West Chatham, Massachusetts   age 61   cause: heart attack
military critic  David Haskell Hackworth
born on 11-11-1930 in Venice, California
expired 5-4-2005 in Tijuana, Mexico   age 74   cause: bladder cancer
Dr.  Wadi Haddad   a pediatrician; co-founder of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (1966); linked to numerous airplane hijackings
expired 3-28-1978 in Algiers, Algeria   age 49   cause: cancer
former baseball pitcher  Harvey Haddix
born on 9-18-1925 in Medway, Ohio
expired 1-8-1994   age 68
 Graham Guilford Haddock Jr.   designed the World War II landing craft (LST)
born on 3-9-1917
expired 2-6-2002   age 84   cause: cancer
Academy Award winning movie composer  Manos Hadjidakis   wrote Never On Sunday
born on 10-23-1925 in Xanthi, Greece
expired 6-15-1994 in Athens, Greece   age 68
bit-part actress  Loretta B. King Hadler   played Janet Lawton in Ed Wood's Bridge of the Monster (1955) — she was played in the 1994 movie Ed Wood by Juliet Landau
born on 8-20-1917 in Phoenix, Arizona
expired 9-10-2007 in Century City, California   age 90
biologist/zoologist  Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel   coined terms ecology (1869) & phylum
born on 2-16-1834 in Potsdam, Prussia
expired 8-9-1919   age 85
former advertising executive  Horace Hagedorn   co-founded the Stern's Miracle-Gro company with nursery owner Otto Stern (1950); his wife Peggy came up with the company name
born on 3-18-1915 in New York, New York
expired 1-31-2005 in Sands Point, New York   age 89   cause: pulmonary fibrosis
former Big Band trombonist & music arranger  Earle H. Hagen   composed "Harlem Nocture" (1939); also wrote the theme songs for numerous tv series, including The Andy Griffith Show, The Dick Van Dyke Show, I Spy, That Girl, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., The Mod Squad & The Danny Thomas Show/Make Room For Daddy (a big band arrangement of "Londonderry Air")
born on 7-9-1919 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 5-26-2008 in Rancho Mirage, California   age 88
AKS: Earl Hagan
actress  Jean Hagen   was the Mommy on Make Room for Daddy tv series (1953-55)
¤born: Jaen Shirley ver Hagen 
born on 8-3-1923 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 8-26-1977 in Woodland Hills, California   age 54   cause: throat cancer
character actor  Kevin Hagen   played Doc Baker on Little House on the Prairie tv series
born on 4-3-1928 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 7-9-2005 in Grant's Pass, ORegon   age 77   cause: esophageal cancer
acting teacher  Uta Thyra Hagen   blacklisted during the 1950s; won Tony Awards for roles in The Country Girl (1951) & Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1962)
born on 6-12-1919 in Göttingen, Germany
expired 1-14-2004 in New York, New York   age 84
flamboyant 1920s golf champion  Walter Charles Hagen   won 5 PGA titles & 4 British Opens
born on 12-21-1892 in Rochester, New York
expired 10-5-1969 in Traverse City, Michigan   age 76
runner  Günder Hägg Sr.   set world record in the mile of 4 minutes 1.4 seconds July 17, 1945 (broken by 2 seconds by Bannister in 1954)
born on 12-31-1918 in Albacken, Sweden
expired 11-27-2004 in Malmo, Skåne, Sweden   age 85
AKS: Gunder Hagg
writer Sir  Henry Rider Haggard   wrote She and King Solomon's Mines
born on 6-22-1856 in Bradenham, England
expired 5-14-1925 in London, England   age 68
former Texas Instruments head  Patrick Eugene Haggerty
born on 3-17-1914 in Harvey, North Dakota
expired 10-1-1980 in Dallas, Texas   age 66
actor/composer  Albert Hague   won Tony for music in Redhead (1958 musical murder mystery); scored music for animated How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966); played Professor Benjamin Shorofsky in Fame movie (1980) & tv series (1982-87)
¤born: Albert Marcuse 
born on 10-13-1920 in Berlin, Germany
expired 11-12-2001 in Marina del Rey, California   age 81   cause: cancer
1904 Olympic sprint winner  Archie Hahn   Virginia University track coach 1929-1951
born on --1880 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 1-21-1955 in Charlottesville, Virginia   age 74
educator Dr.  Kurt Mathias Robert Martin Hahn   created the Outward Bound program (1941)
born on 6-5-1886 in Berlin, Germany
expired 12-14-1974   age 88
chemist  Otto Hahn   won 1944 Nobel prize in chemistry for the discovery of nuclear fission
born on 3-8-1879 in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany
expired 7-28-1968 in Göttingen, Germany   age 89
former Nixon aide (1973-74)  Alexander Miegs Haig Jr.   Reagan's Secretary of State (1981-82)
born on 12-2-1924 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 2-20-2010 in Baltimore, Maryland   age 85   cause: complications from infection
   Contest Selectors
2006BONY, BYE, OIE, 4GUE13.3%
2007BONY, BYE, LMLD, 4GUE12.9%
2008BYE, GAS, OIE, 4GUE12.5%
2009BYE, GAS, LMLD10.0%
2010GAS, OIE7.4%
   Scored 5.2500 points

Mormon apostle  David Bruce Haight
born on 9-2-1906 in Oakley, Idaho
expired 7-31-2004 in Salt Lake City, Utah   age 97
author  Arthur Hailey   wrote Hotel (1965), Airport (1968) & The Moneychangers (1975)
born on 4-5-1920 in Luton, Bedfordshire, England
expired 11-24-2004 in Lyford Cay, New Providence Island, Bahamas   age 84   cause: stroke
AKS: Haley Halee Halie Haliegh Haylie Haylee
actor  Corey Ian Haim   played title role in Lucas (1986) & Sam in The Lost Boys (1987); later appeared on The Two Coreys reality tv show with Corey Feldman (2007-2008)
born on 12-23-1971 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 3-10-2010 in Burbank, California   age 38   cause: cardiac arrest; pneumonia; enlarged heart
   Contest Selectors

big band singer  Connie Haines   she is survived by her 109 year old mother
¤born: Yvonne Marie Antoinette JaMais
ex-Mrs. Robert DeHaven 
born on 1-20-1921 in Savannah, Georgia
expired 9-25-2008 in Clearwater, Florida   age 87   cause: myasthenia gravis
Broadway/tv actor  Larry Haines   played Stu Bergman for most of the run of the Search for Tomorrow tv soap opera (1951-86)
¤real name: A. Lawrence Hecht 
born on 8-3-1918 in Mount Vernon, New York
expired 7-17-2008 in Delray Beach, Florida   age
former L.A. Laker forward  Harold "Happy" Hairston
born on 5-31-1942 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
expired 5-1-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 58   cause: pneumonia; prostate cancer
musician, comedian & actor  Jester J. Hairston   conducted the choir for the sound track of Lost Horizon (1936)
born on 7-9-1901 in Belews Creek, North Carolina
expired 1-18-2000 in Los Angeles, California   age 98
Titanic survivor  Edith E. Haisman
¤born: Edith E. Brown 
born on 10-27-1896 in Worcester, South Africa
expired 1-20-1997 in Southampton, England   age 100
businessman  Albert Hakim   involved in the Iran-contra weapons deals
born on 7-16-1936 in Beirut, Lebanon
expired 4-25-2003 in Inchon, South Korea   age 66   cause: heart attack
former Pan Am executive  Najeeb E. Halaby   father of Dowager Queen Noor
born on 11-19-1915 in Dallas, Texas
expired 7-2-2003 in McLean, Virginia   age 87
Chicago Bears co-founder, president (1920-64), coach (1920-67)  George Stanley Halas
¤aka: "Papa Bear" 
born on 2-2-1895 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 10-31-1983 in Chicago, Illinois   age 88
   Contest Selectors
1979 HA7.7%
1980 DH, HA, RR18.8%

interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in August 1973 former New York Times reporter (1960-67)  David Halberstam   won Pulitzer Prize (1964); wrote The Best and The Brightest (1973)
born on 4-10-1934 in New York, New York
expired 4-23-2007 in Menlo Park, California   age 73   cause: internal injuries; car crash
"wildcat" oilman  Michel Thomas Halbouty   got his start lugging ice water at Spindletop
born on 6-21-1909 in Beaumont, Texas
expired 11-6-2004 in Houston, Texas   age 95
White House chief of staff (under Nixon); Watergate conspirator  Harry Robins "Bob" Haldeman   spent 1977-1978 in jail for his role in the coverup
born on 10-27-1926 in Los Angeles, California
expired 11-12-1993 in Santa Barbara, California   age 67
German Army Chief of Staff during WWII  Franz Halder   sent to concentration camp for his role in the plot to kill Hitler in 1944
expired 4-2-1972 in Aschau, Germany   age 87
character actor  Alan J. Hale Sr.   played Little John in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) and Captain Bullwinkle in Tugboat Annie Sails Again (1940)
¤real name: Rufus Alan McKahan 
born on 2-10-1892 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 1-22-1950 in Hollywood, California   age 57   cause: pneumonia
actor  Alan J. Hale Jr.   played Jonas Grumby (The Skipper) on Gilligan's Island
¤born: Alan Hale McKahan 
born on 3-8-1921 in Los Angeles, California
expired 1-2-1990 in Los Angeles, California   age 68   cause: cancer of thymus; liver disease
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO7.7%

geezer  Fred Harold Hale Sr.
born on 12-1-1890 in New Sharon, Maine
expired 11-19-2004 in Jamesville, New York   age 113   cause: pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
2004KLS, PCD, RIE16.7%
   Scored 1.8250 points

astronomer Dr.  George Ellery Hale   director of the Palomar observatories (1920s & 30s); directed construction of the 200 inch telescope atop Mount Wilson that he co-designed
born on 6-29-1868 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 2-21-1938 in Pasadena, California   age 69
British writer/illustrator  Kathleen Hale   wrote Orlando, he Marmalade Cat
born on 5-24-1898 in Lanarkshire, Scotland
expired 1-26-2000 in Bristol, England   age 101
B-movie "singing cowboy"  Monty Hale   with Gene Autry & others co-founded the Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum
¤born: Buren Ely 
born on 6-8-1919 in San Angelo, Texas
expired 3-29-2009 in Studio City, California   age 89
nut-job polygamist  Robert Allen Hale   a convicted rapist/pervert (boinked a bunch of pre-pubescent girls)
¤aka: "Papa Pilgrim" 
born on 4-17-1941
expired 5-24-2008 in Anchorage, Alaska   age 67   cause: cirrhosis, diabetes
   Contest Selectors
   Did Not Score - insufficient category citations (one to be exact)

AKS: Alan
Alex Haley, from April 1966 `Playboy'interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in January 1977 author  Alexander Murray Palmer Haley   wrote Roots and an Autobiography of Malcolm X; also conducted interviews for Playboy magazine
born on 8-11-1921 in Ithaca, New York
expired 2-10-1992 in Seattle, Washington   age 70
   Contest Selectors
1979 JH7.7%

the Wizard of Oz's Tin Woodsman  John Joseph "Jack" Haley Sr.
born on 8-8-1899 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 6-6-1979 in Los Angeles, California   age 79   cause: complications from heart attack
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO 7.7%
   Scored 5 solo points

movie writer/producer  John Joseph "Jack Haley Jr.   married to Liza Minnelli (1974-79); directed The Love Machine (1971)
born on 10-25-1933 in Los Angeles, California
expired 4-21-2001 in Santa Monica, California   age 67   cause: respiratory failure
rocker  William John Clifton "Bill" Haley Jr.   best known for his biggest hit Rock Around the Clock (1954), recorded with The Comets
born on 7-6-1925 in Highland Park, Michigan
expired 2-9-1981 in Harlingen, Texas   age 55
 Robert Half   co-founder of temporary CPA staffing firm (1948)
born on 11-11-1918
expired 8-31-2001 in Lantana, Florida   age 82   cause: complications from stroke
mathematician & astronomer  Asaph Hall   was a professor of mathematics at the US Naval Observatory (1863-1891) & professor of astronomy at Harvard (1896-1901); discovered the two moons of Mars, subsequently named Phobos & Deimos (1877)
born on 10-15-1829 in Goshen, Connecticut
expired 11-22-1907 in Annapolis, Maryland   age 78
urban terrorist  Camilla Christine Hall   member of the SLA
¤SLA name: "Gabi" 
born on 3-24-1946
expired ??-??-19??   age ??
GE inventor  Chester I. Hall   invented the electric phonograph turntable, pop-up toaster and automobile engine thermostat
expired 12-7-1953 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 65
motion picture cinematographer  Conrad L. Hall   won three oscars for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), American Beauty (1999) & Road to Perdition (2002); son of James Norman Hall; formerly married to Katharine Ross (1969-75)
born on 6-21-1926 in Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia
expired 1-4-2003 in Santa Monica, California   age 76   cause: complications from bladder cancer
aircraft engineer  Donald Albert Hall   designed the Spirit of St. Louis aircraft in 1927
born on 12-7-1898
expired 5-2-1968 in San Diego, California   age 69
Sir  Douglas Basil Hall   was the last Governor of Britain's Somaliland Protectorate (1959-60)
born on 2-1-1909
expired 4-8-2004 in Derbyshire, England   age 95
renowned archaeometrician Dr.  Edward Thomas "Teddy" Hall   debunked Piltdown Man (the hoax stiff dug up in a Piltdown Common gravel pit in 1912); performed analysis on the Shroud of Turin
born on 5-10-1924 in London, England
expired 8-11-2001 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England   age 77
four-time Communist Party presidential candidate  Gus Hall   Secretary-General of the U.S. Communist Party (1959-2000)
¤born: Arvo Kusta Halberg 
born on 10-8-1910 in Iron, Minnesota
expired 10-13-2000 in New York, New York   age 90
   Contest Selectors
2000 ANG14%
   Scored 6.0000 solo points

actor  Henry "Huntz" Hall   played Sach Jones in Bowery Boys films
¤born: Henry Hall 
born on 8-15-1920 in New York, New York
expired 1-30-1999 in Los Angeles, California   age 78   cause: cardiac disease
retired GE research chemist Dr.  Howard Tracy Hall   a principal figure in the creation of artificial diamonds (February 1955)
born on 10-20-1919 in Ogden, Utah
expired 7-25-2008 in Provo, Utah   age 88   cause: Alzheimer's disease; diabetes
author  James Norman Hall   co-wrote Mutiny on the Bounty, Men Against the Sea, Pitcairn's Island and Forbidden Paradise (The Hurricane)
born on 4-22-1887 in Colfax, Iowa
expired 7-5-1951 in Pepeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia   age 64   cause: heart attack
actor  Jon Hall   played Terangi in The Hurricane (1937) opposite Dorothy Lamour
¤born: Charles Hall Locher 
born on 2-23-1913 in Fresno, California
expired 12-13-1979 in North Hollywood, California   age 66   cause: suicide; self-influcted gunshot wounds; cancer
actress  Juanita Hall   originated role of Bloody Mary in Broadway production of South Pacific
born on 11-6-1901 in Newport, New Jersey
expired 2-28-1968 in Keyport, New York   age 66
7-foot 2-inch actor  Kevin Peter Hall
born on 5-9-1955 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 4-10-1991 in Hollywood, California   age 35   cause: AIDS
radio announcer  Robert Hall   played The Green Hornet on radio (1944-47)
born on 10-16-1924
expired 9-25-1967 in New Rochelle, New York   age 42
early movie actor  Thurston Hall   played character Red Rider in 1918 silent movie (not to be confused with the Red Ryder character
born on 5-10-1882 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 2-20-1958 in Beverly Hills, California   age 75   cause: heart attack
World War I pilot  Weston Bert Hall   co-founder of the Lafayette Escadrille
expired 12-6-1948 in Fremont, Ohio   age 62
exporter  William S. Hall   co-founded the Baker Street Irregulars (1934)
born on 11-30-1889
expired 9-29-1971 in New York, New York   age 81
busy entrepreneur  Erle Palmer Halliburton Sr.   founded the New Method Oil Well Cementing Company (1919); also founded an airline & made aluminum luggage (Zero Halliburton)
born on --1892 in Tennessee
expired 10-13-1957 in Los Angeles, California   age 65   cause: complications from surgery
AKS: Haliburton Halleburton Haleburton Hallaburton Halaburton Halliberton Haliberton Halleberton Haleberton Hallaberton Halaberton
motion picture guide author  Leslie Halliwell
born on --1929
expired 1-21-1989   age 59
actor  Billy Halop   played Tommy, leader of the Dead End Kids on Broadway & in movies
born on 2-11-1920 in New York, New York
expired 11-6-1976 in Hollywood, California   age 56   cause: heart attack
actress  Florence Halop   sister of Billy; played baliff Florence Kleiner on Night Court (1985-86)
born on 1-23-1923 in New York, New York
expired 7-15-1986 in Los Angeles, California   age 63   cause: cancer
Bonnie Joe & Hef from 1960cover of the October 1962 issue of 'Playboy' magazine featuring Bonnie Jo Halpin the original Playboy Bunny (1960-63)  Bonnie Jo Halpin   was the "door bunny" when the first Playboy Club opened in Chicago (2-29-1960 ... "leap" year day)
born on 4-15-1938 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 3-31-2004 in West Hollywood, California   age 65   cause: accidental Vicodin overdose; complications from hit-and-run accident
Admiral  William Frederick "Bull" Halsey Jr.   U.S. Third Fleet commander during WWII
born on 10-30-1882 in Elizabeth, New Jersey
expired 8-16-1959 in Fisher's Island, New York   age 76
fashion designer  Roy Halston
¤real name: Roy Halston Frowick 
born on 4-23-1932 in Des Moines, Iowa
expired 3-26-1990 in San Francisco, California   age 57
former Senate chaplain (1981-94)  Richard Halverson
born on 2-4-1916 in Pingree, North Dakota
expired 11-28-1995 in Arlington, Virginia   age 79
country singer  Stuart Hamblen
born on 10-20-1908 in Texas
expired 3-8-1989   age 80
former New Yorker writer  Philip Hamburger
born on 7-2-1914 in Wheeling, West Virginia
expired 4-23-2004 in New York, New York   age 89   cause: cardiac arrest
Washington University embryologist  Viktor Hamburger
born on 7-9-1900 in Landeshut, Germany
expired 6-12-2001 in Saint Louis, Missouri   age 100
child actor  Russell Craig "Rusty" Hamer   played the son on Make Room for Daddy
born on 2-15-1947 in Tenafly, New Jersey
expired 1-17-1990 in DeRidder, Louisiana   age 42
Washington's Treasury secretary (1789-97)  Alexander Hamilton   died after duel with Aaron Burr
born on 1-11-1757 in Nevis, West Indies
expired 7-12-1804 in New York, New York   age 47   cause: bullet wounds from duel
character actor  Bernard "Bernie" Hamilton   brother of jazz drummer Chico Hamilton; played Captain Dobey on Starsky and Hutch tv cop drama (1975-9)
born on 6-12-1928 in Los Angeles, California
expired 12-30-2008 in Los Angeles, California   age 80   cause: cardiac arrest
actress  Carrie Hamilton   daughter of Carol Burnett & Joe Hamilton
born on 12-5-1963
expired 1-19-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 38   cause: lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
2002 TMTX9.1%
   Scored 11.2000 solo points

race car driver  Charles Robert "Bobby" Hamilton Sr.
born on 5-29-1957 in Nashville, Tennessee
expired 1-7-2007 in Mount Juliet, Tennessee   age 49   cause: head & neck cancer
   Contest Selectors
2007LMLD, RAVN6.5%
   Scored 8.8500 points

Oklahoma death row inmate  Corey Duane Hamilton
born on 1-1-1969
expired 1-9-2007 in McAlester, Oklahoma   age 38   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 8.7781 points

classical author  Edith Hamilton   organizer of Bryn Mawr School, its headmistress from 1906 to 1922; wrote a definitive book on greek mythology
born on 8-12-1867 in Dresden, Saxony, Germany
expired 5-31-1963 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 95
character actor  John Rummel Hamilton   remembered for playing Daily Planet editor Perry White on originaltv Superman series (1952-7)
born on 1-16-1886 in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
expired 10-15-1958 in Glendale, California   age 72   cause: heart attack
tv producer  Joseph Henry Michael "Joe" Hamilton Jr.   ex-husband of Carol Burnett
born on 1-6-1929 in Los Angeles, California
expired 6-9-1991 in Brentwood, California   age 62
actress  Lois Hamilton   best known for displaying her breasts (before they started to sag) to the likes of John Candy (in Summer Rental; 1985)
¤born: Lois I. Aurino «or» Areno 
born on 10-14-1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 12-23-1999 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   age 56   cause: suicide; pills, plastic bag over head
character actress  Margaret Brainard Hamilton   played Oz's wicked witches (East & West)
born on 9-12-1902 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 5-17-1985 in Salisbury, Connecticut   age 82
   Contest Selectors
1980 DO, DR12.5%

 Hannibal Hamlin   Vice President in Lincoln's first term during the Civil War
born on 8-27-1809 in Paris Hill, Maine
expired 7-4-1891 in Bangor, Maine   age 81
cartoonist  Vincent Hamlin   created Alley Oop strip (1933)
born on 5-10-1900 in Iowa
expired 6-14-1993   age 93
to next U.N. Secretary General: U Thantto previous U.N. Secretary General: Trygve Lie Swedish diplomat  Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld   second U.N. Secretary General (1953-61); posthumously awarded the Nobel peace prize
born on 7-29-1905 in Jonköping, Sweden
expired 9-18-1961 in Ndola, Rhodesia   age 56   cause: plane crash
Dr.  Armand Hammer   chairman of Occidental Petroleum (1957-90); ran a Russian pencil factor when he was a "friend" of Lenin
born on 5-21-1898 in New York, New York
expired 12-10-1990   age 92
   Contest Selectors
1979 DW, RR15.4%
1980 RR6.3%

Armand's widow  Frances B. Hammer
born on 4-4-1902
expired 12-16-1989   age 87
Broadway librettist & producer  Oscar Hammerstein II   won Pulitzer Prize in 1950
born on 7-12-1895 in New York, New York
expired 8-23-1960 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania   age 65
Broadway producer/director  William Hammerstein   son of Oscar
born on 10-26-1918
expired 3-9-2001 in Washington, Connecticut   age 82
detective novel author  Samuel Dashiell Hammett   wrote The Maltese Falcon; creator of Sam Spade & Nick Charles (The Thin Man)
born on 5-27-1894 in Saint Mary's County, Maryland
expired 1-10-1961 in New York, New York   age 66
AKS: Hammet Hamett Hamet
filmmaker  Alexander Hammid   co-produced To Be Alive! & To Fly with Francis Thompson
¤born: Alexandr Hackenschmied 
born on 12-17-1907 in Linz, Austria-Hungary
expired 7-26-2004 in New York, New York   age 96
mathematician & Bell Labs researcher  Richard Wesley Hamming   came up with Parity (Hamming) Codes & the Hamming Window digital filters; 1968 A.M. Turing Award winner
born on 2-11-1915 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 1-7-1998 in Monterey, California   age 82   cause: heart attack
former bush pilot  Jay Sterner Hammond   during his tenure as governor of Alaska (1975-82) the Alaska Pipeline was constructed; he lead the creation of the Alaska Permanent Fund
born on 7-21-1922 in Troy, New York
expired 8-2-2005 in Lake Clark, Alaska   age 83
electric organ inventor  Laurens Hammond
born on 1-11-1895 in Evanston, Illinois
expired 7-1-1973 in Cornwall, Connecticut   age 78
Harvard classics scholar/professor  Mason Hammond   author of The Augustan Principate (1933), The Menaechmi of Plautus (1933) & The Antonine Monarchy (1959)
born on 2-14-1903 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 10-13-2002 in Cambridge, Massachusetts   age 99
sick kid  Michael Hammond   afflicted with epidermolysis bullosa; required 2 cans of Crisco daily, applied to his skin, to ease the pain of the disease
expired 2-14-1981 in Gainesville, Florida   age 10   cause: cardiac arrest
ancient Babylonian ruler  King Hammurabi   started the Tower of Babel; proclaimed a Code of Law
born on ??-??-1792 BC
expired ??-??-1750 BC in Babylon   age 42
David's mug shot con man  David Hampton   in 1983 ran con pretending to be Sidney Poitier's son — it was the inspiration for the play & movie Six Degrees of Separation
¤aka: "David Hampton-Montilio", "Patrick Owens", "David Poitier", "Anntonio Jones" 
born on --1964 in Buffalo, New York
expired 6-??-2003 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 39   cause: AIDS
vibraphone artist  Lionel Leo Hampton
born on 4-20-1908 in Louisville, Kentucky
expired 8-31-2002 in New York, New York   age 94   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
2000 ANG, BOD29%
2001 ANG, BOD25%
2002 ANG, BOD, JAC27.3%
   Scored 3.7250 points

radio d.j.  Hunter D. Hancock   an early rhythm-and-blues & rock 'n' rock platter spinner (1943-66); in 1962 convicted of failing to pay income taxes on the payola he received
born on 4-21-1916 in Uvalde, Texas
expired 8-4-2004 in Claremont, California   age 88
to next U.S. president: Nathaniel Gormanto previous U.S. president: Richard Henry Leeto next U.S. president: Henry Laurensto previous U.S. president: Peyton Randolph forgotten U.S. president  John Hancock   fifth president of the Continental Congress under the Articles of Association (5/24/1775-7/4/1776); first signatory to the Declaration of Independence & first president of the Continental Congress under the Declaration of Independence (7/4/1776-10/30/1777); fifth president of the Continental Congress under the Articles of Confederation (11/23/1785-6/5/1786); 9-time Massachusetts governor (1780-1793)
born on 1-12-1737 in Braintree, Massachusetts
expired 10-8-1793 in Quincy, Massachusetts   age 56
rotund actor  John Hancock
born on 3-4-1941
expired 10-13-1992   age 51   cause: heart attack
cartoonist  Malcolm C. Hancock
born on 5-20-1936
expired 2-16-1993   age 56
U.S. Court of Appeals judge (1924-51)  Billings Learned Hand   Harold Russell's understudy during World War II
born on 1-27-1872 in Albany, New York
expired 8-18-1961 in New York, New York   age 89
actor/comedian  Stanley Myron Handelman
born on 11-21-1929 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 8-5-2007 in Panorama City, California   age 77   cause: heart attack
cartoonist  John Bernard "Bud" Handelsman   his work appeared in The New Yorker (1961-2006), Playboy & Punch
¤born: Bernard Handelsman
adopted first name "John" 
born on 2-5-1922 in The Bronx, New York, New York
expired 6-20-2007 in Southampton, New York   age 85   cause: lung cancer
Mattel co-founder  Elliot Handler   named the Barbie Doll after his daughter; invented the Hot Wheels toy cars
born on 4-9-1916 in Chicago. Illinois
expired 7-21-2011 in Century City, Los Angeles, California   age 95   cause: heart failure
Mattel co-founder (1942)  Ruth Handler   Barbie Doll creator; named doll after her daughter
¤née: Mosko
Mrs. Elliot Handler 
born on 11-4-1916 in Denver, Colorado
expired 4-27-2002 in Century City, California   age 85   cause: complications from colon cancer surgery
Nathan's widow  Ida Greenwald Handwerker   co-founded famous Coney Island stand at Surf & Stillwell Avenues (1916)
born on 9-25-1897
expired 12-24-1976 in Miami Beach, Florida   age 79
tubesteak purveyor  Murray Handwerker   son of Nathan's Coney Island founder
born on 7-25-1921 in Coney Island, New York, New York
expired 5-14-2011 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida   age 89   cause: dementia
Nathan's Hot Dog impresario  Nathan Handwerker   co-founded famous Coney Island stand at Surf & Stillwell Avenues (1916)
born on 6-14-1892
expired 3-1-1974 in Sarasota, Florida   age 83   cause: heart attack
Olympic athlete  Henry Jamison Handy
born on 3-6-1886
expired 11-14-1983   age 97
jazz trumpeter & composer  William Christopher Handy   wrote the St. Louis Blues
born on 11-16-1873 in Florence, Alabama
expired 3-28-1958 in New York, New York   age 84
caracter actress  Anne Haney   played Rishon Uxbridge in Star Trek: The Next Generation episode The Survivors (1989)
born on 3-4-1934 in Memphis, Tennessee
expired 5-26-2001 in Studio City, California   age 67   cause: congestive heart failure
Haney, Abbott & their board game former "Montreal Gazette" photo editor  Christopher Haney   co-inventor of the Trivial Pursuit game (12-15-1979)
born on 8-9-1950 in Welland, Ontario, Canada
expired 5-31-2010 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 59   cause: kidney & circulatory illness
 Mary Ella Hanford   Libby Dole's mom
¤née: Cathey 
born on 5-22-1901 in Statesville, North Carolina
expired 1-14-2004 in Salisbury, North Carolina   age 102
   Contest Selectors

South African apartheid fighter  Martin Thembisile "Chris" Hani   member of the South African Communist Party; murdered by South African "Security" Forces in jail (Janusz Waluś & Clive Derby-Lewis)
born on 6-28-1942 in Cofimvaba, Transkei, South Africa
expired 4-10-1993   age 50   cause: murdered
Texas death row inmate  Terry Lee Hankins
born on 10-10-1974
expired 6-2-2009 in Huntsville, Texas   age 34   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 11.6000 solo points

jazz pianist  Roland Pembroke Hanna
born on 2-10-1932 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 11-13-2002 in Hackensack, New Jersey   age 70   cause: viral infection of the heart
animator  William Denby Hanna   partner of Joseph Barbera
born on 7-14-1910 in Melrose, New Mexico
expired 3-21-2001 in North Hollywood, California   age 90
   Contest Selectors
2001 RR12½%
   Scored 6.0000 solo points

ex-Michigan State University president (1941-69)  John Alfred Hannah   first chairman of U.S. Commission on Civil Rights; ex-director of the Agency for International Development
born on 10-9-1902 in Grand Rapids, Michigan
expired 2-23-1991 in Kalamazoo, Michigan   age 88
   Contest Selectors
1979 HA, RR15.4%
1980 DW, RR, VA18.8%

former ABA/NBA coach  Alex Hannum
born on 7-19-1923 in Los Angeles, California
expired 1-18-2002 in San Diego, California   age 78
dramatist  Lorraine Vivian Hansberry   wrote Raisin in the Sun (1959)
born on 5-19-1930 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 1-12-1965 in New York, New York   age 34   cause: cancer
pogo stick inventor (1919)  George B. Hansburg
born on 10-24-1888
expired 12-3-1975 in Miami, Florida   age 87
pro wrassler  Eric Hansen
¤aka: "Eric the Red
expired 11-9-1978   age 34   cause: hit by automobile
cruciverbalist  Frances Mable Hansen   her 83rd & last puzzle for the New York Times appeared in the Christmas 2004 edition of their Sunday magazine
¤née: Tucker 
born on 6-21-1919 in Arlington, New Jersey
expired 7-9-2004 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey   age 85   cause: complications from stroke
swing arm lamp designer  George W. Hansen   his design was introduced in the 1940s
born on 5-13-1909 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
expired 12-4-2001 in New York, New York   age 92
Dr.  Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen   discoverer of the bacillus that causes leprosy (1873)
born on 7-29-1841 in Bergen, Norway
expired 2-12-1912 in Florø, Norway   age 70
AKS: Hanson
electrical engineer  Siegfried Hansen   his efforts to improve the vacuum tube left to the development of the hard space suit now used in NASA space missions
born on 3-29-1912 in San Francisco, California
expired 6-28-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 90
conductor & composer  Howard Hanson
born on 10-28-1896 in Wahoo, Nebraska
expired 2-26-1981 in Rochester, New York   age 84
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP6.3%

British plutocrat  James Edward Hanson
¤title: Lord Hanson 
born on 1-20-1922 in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England
expired 11-1-2004 in Newbury, Berkshire, England   age 82   cause: prostate cancer
to next U.S. president: Elias Boudinotto previous U.S. president: Thomas McKean First U.S. president  John Hanson   first president of the Continental Congress under the Articles of Confederation (11/5/1781-11/3/1782); declared the first Thanksgiving Holiday to be the fourth Thursday in November (1782)
born on 4-13-1715 in Mulberry Grove, near Port Tobacco, Maryland
expired 11-22-1783 in Oxon Hill, Maryland   age 68
businessman  John K. Hanson   with wife co-founded Modernistic Industries of Iowa (later renamed Winnebago) & Manufacturer's Bank and Trust (both in Forest City, Winnebago County, Iowa)
born on 6-22-1913
expired 6-27-1996 in Forest City, Iowa   age 83
Winnebago co-founder  Luise Adelheid Hanson   with husband also co-founded the Manufacturers Bank and Trust in Forest City, Iowa
¤née: Voss 
born on 6-7-1913 in Grundy County, Iowa
expired 10-19-2003 in Stuart, Florida   age 90
former Army Air Corps Tech/Sgt  Robert J. Hanson   was the last surviving crew member of the Memphis Belle bomber (he was the radio operator)
born on 5-25-1920 in Walla Walla, Washington
expired 10-1-2005 in Albuquerque, New Mexico   age 85   cause: congestive heart failure
child actress  Shirley Mills Hanson   played the young Ruthie Joad in The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
born on 4-8-1926 in Tacoma, Washington
expired 3-31-2010 in Arcadia, California   age 83   cause: complications from pneumonia
Count  Maximillian Eugene of Habsburg   brother of Charles Francis Joseph (last Austro-Hungarian Emperor)
expired 1-17-1952 in Nice, France   age 56   cause: heart attack
Wizard of Oz lyricist  Edgar Yipsel "Yip" Harburg   wrote Over the Rainbow (1939); also co-wrote April in Paris (from Walk a Little Faster), Brother Can You Spare a Dime (from the review Americana) & Its Only a Paper Moon (1933; from The Great Magoo); co-wrote score to Cabin in the Sky (1940)
born on 4-8-1896 in New York, New York
expired 3-5-1981 in Los Angeles, California   age 84   cause: head-on car crash on Sunset Boulevard
   Contest Selectors
1980 RR6.3%

old U.S. Civil War veteran  James A. Hard   next-to-last survivor of the Union Army
expired 3-11-1953 in Rochester, New York   age 111
an automat Automat co-founder  Frank Hardart Sr.   opened first U.S. automat in Philadelphia (1902); last one closed in NYC (1991)
born on --1850 in Bavaria, Germany
expired 12-10-1918 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 68
to next English ruler: Edward the Confessorto previous English ruler: Harold I English King (1040-1042)  Hardecanute   son of Canute; last of the Danish kings of England
¤Old English spelling: Harthacnut 
born on --1018
expired 6-8-1042 in Lambeth, England   age 24
restauranteur  Wilber Hardee   opened the first Hardee's burger palace in his home town of Greenville, North Carolina (1960); lost his shares in the business in a poker game
born on 8-15-1918 in Martin County, North Carolina
expired 6-20-2008 in Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina   age 89
AKS: Wilbur Hardie
Sir  Arthur Harden   shared the 1929 Nobel prize in chemistry
born on 10-12-1865 in Manchester, Lancashire, England
expired 6-17-1940 in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, England   age 74
former Cleveland pitcher (1928-47)  Melvin Leroy Harder   also served as Indian's pitching coach (1948-63)
born on 10-15-1909 in Beemer, Nebraska
expired 10-20-2002 in Chardon, Ohio   age 93
economist  Clifford Morris Hardin   was Nixon Agriculture Secretary (1969-71)
born on 10-9-1915 in Knightstown, Indiana
expired 4-4-2010 in Lincoln, Nebraska   age 94   cause: renal failure; congestive heart failure
blind avant-garde composer  Louis Thomas Hardin   lost sight at age 16 from blasting cap accident
¤aka: "Moondog" 
born on 5-26-1916 in Maryville, Kansas
expired 9-8-1999 in Münster, Germany   age 83   cause: heart failure
songwriter  Tim Hardin   wrote If I Were a Carpenter
born on 12-23-1941 in Eugene, Oregon
expired 12-29-1980 in Hollywood, California   age 39
former Braniff president/CEO (1965-80)  Lawrence L. Harding
born on 7-15-1920 in Perkins, Oklahoma
expired 1-16-2002 in Mustique, Saint Vincent, West Indies   age 81   cause: pancreatic cancer
to next U.S. president: Calvin Coolidgeto previous U.S. president: Woodrow Wilson feckless Ohio politician  Warren Gamaliel Harding   29th U.S. president (1921-23); Teapot Dome scandal happened during his presidency
born on 11-2-1865 in Corsica, Ohio
expired 8-2-1923 in San Francisco, California   age 57   cause: "apoplexy"; heart attack; ptomaine
retired land surveyor  Warren J. Harding   a pioneering rock climber: first to scale Yosemite's El Capitan (1958)
¤nickname: "Batso" 
born on 6-18-1924 in Oakland, California
expired 2-27-2002 in Happy Valley, Shasta County, California   age 77   cause: liver failure
British actor Sir  Cedric Webster Hardwicke   played Dr. Ludwig Frankenstein in The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942) and the pharaoh Seti in The Ten Commandments (1956)
born on 2-19-1893 in Lye, England
expired 8-6-1964 in New York, New York   age 71
Arnold Hardy's Pultizer prize-winning photo of Daisy McCumber's desperation leap from the 11th floor of Atlanta's burining Winecoff Hotel former Georgia Tech graduate student and amateur photographer  Arnold E. Hardy   won the 1947 Pulitzer Prize in photography for his December 7, 1946 picture of a woman falling 11 stories from Atlanta's blazing Winecoff Hotel (119 died, but she didn't); he was the first to win in that category as an amateur; he went on to found an X-ray equipment business
born on 2-2-1922
expired 12-5-2007 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 85   cause: complications following hip surgery
retired University of Hawaii entomologist Dr.  D. Elmo Hardy   had over 50 species of flies named after him
born on 9-3-1914 in Lehi, Utah
expired 10-17-2002 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 88
U. Mississippi cardiac surgeon Dr.  James D. Hardy   performed first heart transplant (a chimpanzee heart) into a human - the recipient died after 90 minutes (1964)
born on 5-14-1918 in Newala, Alabama
expired 2-19-2003 in Jackson, Mississippi   age 84   cause: pneumonia; heart failure
World War I-era veteran  Moses Hardy   had been the oldest living man in the U.S. & second oldest in the world; oldest known combat veteran ever
born on 1-6-1893 in Aberdeen, Mississippi
expired 12-7-2006 in Aberdeen, Mississippi   age 113
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 3.7000 solo points

comedian  Oliver Norvell Hardy Jr.   partnered with Stan Laurel; he's the fat one
born on 1-18-1892 in Harlem, Georgia
expired 8-7-1957 in North Hollywood, California   age 65
second head of Mossad (1952-63)  Isser Harel   conducted the kidnapping of Adolf Eichman from Argentina (1960)
¤born: Isser Halperin 
born on --1912 in Vitebsk, Russia
expired 2-18-2003 in Petah Tiqwah, Israel   age 91
The Exodus 1947, loaded with concentration camp survivors  Yossi Harel   commander of the Exodus 1947 project that attempted to bring concentration camp survivors to Palestine; on July 18, 1947 the ship was violently turned away from Haifa (3 killed & hundreds injured) with the passengers taken by the British to a former Nazi SS camp near Hamburg; it was a public relations disaster for the British and lead the fledgling UN to create the State of Israel the following May; the book Exodus (1958) was inspired by the events
¤born: Yossef Hamburger 
born on 1-4-1918 in Jerusalem, Ottoman Palestine
expired 4-26-2008 in Tel Aviv, Israel   age 90   cause: heart attack
Indiana University biochemistry professor Dr.  Rolla N. Harger   inventor of the Drunkometer (1931)
born on 1-14-1890 in Decatur County, Kansas
expired 8-8-1983 in Indianapolis, Indiana   age 93
Christian Crusade evangelist  Billy James Hargis Sr.   staunch anti-communist rabble rouser
born on 8-3-1925 in Texarkana, Texas
expired 11-27-2004 in Tulsa, Oklahoma   age 79   cause: Alzheimer's disease
muscle-man and actor  Miklos "Mickey" Hargitay   winner of the 1955 Mr. America/Olympia/Universe titles; one-time husband of Jayne Mansfield; father of Mariska
born on 1-6-1926 in Budapest, Hungary
expired 9-14-2006 in Los Angeles, California   age 80   cause: multiple myeloma
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 7.0000 solo points

author & tv writer  Edward Thomas Marion Lawton Hargrove Jr.   wrote See Here, Private Hargrove
born on 10-13-1919 in Mount Olive, North Carolina
expired 8-23-2003 in Long Beach, California   age 83   cause: complications from pneumonia
artist  Keith Haring
born on 5-4-1958 in Kutztown, Pennsylvania
expired 2-16-1990 in New York, New York   age 31   cause: AIDS
frequent Lebanese premier  Rafik Baha al-din Hariri   headed government from 1992 to 1998, again 2000 to 2004; complained of Syrian interference in country
born on 11-1-1944 in Şaydā, Lebanon (Sidon)
expired 2-14-2005 in Beirut, Lebanon   age 60   cause: car bomb
AKS: Sayda Sidon
physicist  William Draper Harkins   in 1915 advanced the theory that hydrogen fusion into helium liberates energy, the basis of the H-bomb
born on 12-28-1873 in Titusville, Pennsylvania
expired 3-7-1951 in Chicago, Illinois   age 77
former Supreme Court justice (1955-71)  John Marshall Harlan Jr.
born on 5-20-1899 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 12-29-1971 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 72   cause: cancer
movie actress  Jean Harlow   star of Hell's Angels (1930), Platinum Blond & Dinner at Eight (1933)
¤real name: Harlean Carpenter 
born on 3-3-1911 in Kansas City, Missouri
expired 6-7-1937 in Los Angeles, California   age 26   cause: cerebral edema; uremic poisoning; acute nephritis
cop-turned-rocker  David Harman   leader of the band Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich
¤aka: "Dave Dee" 
born on 12-17-1943 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
expired 1-9-2009 in Alderley Edge, Cheshire, England   age 65   cause: prostate cancer
cartoonist  Fred Harman Sr.   created the Red Ryder comic strip character (drew strip 1938-62)
born on 2-9-1902 in Saint Joseph, Missouri
expired 1-2-1982 in Phoenix, Arizona   age 79   cause: complications from stroke
AKS: Harmon
Harman-Kardon co-founder (1953)  Sidney Harman   husband of former congresswoman Jane Harman; had been an owner of Newsweek-The Daily Beast
born on 8-4-1918 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
expired 4-12-2011 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 92   cause: complications of acute myeloid leukemia
tv clown  Larry Harmon   second person to portray Bozo the Clown; eventually bought up all rights to the character
¤born: Lawrence Weiss 
born on 1-2-1925 in Toledo, Ohio
expired 7-3-2008 in Los Angeles, California   age 83   cause: congestive heart failure
Heisman Trophy winner  Thomas Dudley "Tom" Harmon   University of Michigan halfback (1938-40); father of actor Mark Harmon
¤nickname: "Old 98" 
born on 9-28-1919 in Rensselaer, Indiana
expired 3-15-1990 in Los Angeles, California   age 70
retired confectioner  Dorothy B. Harmsen   co-founded the Jolly Rancher Candy company (1949)
born on 9-3-1914 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 8-29-2006 in Denver, Colorado   age 91   cause: heart attack
Jolly Rancher Candy Co. co-founder (1949)  William D. "Bill" Harmsen Sr.
born on 6-20-1912 in Saint Paul, Minnesota
expired 4-10-2002 in Wheat Ridge, Colorado   age 89   cause: prostate cancer
actress  Virginia Harned   created the role of Trilby in Svengali in 1895
expired 4-29-1946 in New York, New York   age 74
to next English ruler: Hardecanuteto previous English ruler: Canute English King (1035-1040)  Harold I Harefoot   bastard son of Canute
born on --1016
expired 3-17-1040 in London, England   age 23
to next English ruler: William I the Conquererto previous English ruler: Edward the Confessor English King (January 6-October 14, 1066)  Harold II   son of Godwin, Earl of Wessex; last Saxon king of England
born on --1020 in East Anglia, England
expired 10-14-1066 in Hastings, Sussex, England   age 46   cause: battle wounds
professional golfer  Chandler Harper   won 1950 PGA Championship; mentor to Curtis Strange
born on 3-10-1914 in Portsmouth, Virginia
expired 11-8-2004 in Portsmouth, Virginia   age 90   cause: complications from pneumonia
commercial advertising actress  Ethel Ernestine Harper   portrayed Aunt Jemima in late 1950s
born on 9-17-1903
expired 3-31-1979 in Morristown, New Jersey   age 75   cause: heart attack
Texas prison escapee  Larry James Harper
born on 9-10-1963
expired 1-22-2001 in Woodland Park, Colorado   age 37   cause: suicide; gunshot to heart
   Contest Selectors
2001 TEX12½%
   Scored 11.3000 solo points

casino owner & classic car collector  William Fisk Harrah   briefly married to Bobbie Gentry
born on 9-2-1911 in South Pasadena, California
expired 6-30-1978 in Rochester, Minnesota   age 66   cause: aortal aneurism
lowlife  Charles Voyde Harrelson   gambler; convicted of murdering a Federal Judge (a contract hit); after escaping from another prison got sent to the Federal Supermax; indicentally, was the father of actor Woody Harrelson
born on 7-23-1938 in Lovelady, Texas
expired 3-15-2007 in Florence, Colorado   age 68
Nazi mountaineer/geographer  Heinrich Harrer   was a member of the Austrian Sturmabteilung (SA) starting in 1934; promoted to the SS after Austria joined the Third Reich (1938); husband of Lotte Wegener (daughter of geophysicist Alfred Wegener); captured while mountaineering in India during World War II, escaped into Tibet & met the Dali Lama; wrote a book about the adventure "Sieben Jahre in Tibet" (1953; "Seven Years in Tibet")
born on 7-6-1912 in Hüttenberg, Carinthia, Austria
expired 1-7-2006 in Freisach, Carinthia, Austria   age 93
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 5.7000 solo points

München journalist  Karl Harrer   co-founded German Workers Party (DAP --- Deutsche Arbeiter Partei) predecessor of the Nazi Party
born on 10-8-1890
expired 9-5-1926   age 35
American League president (1931-58)  Will Harridge   his legacy: banning midgets from the game
born on 10-16-1886 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 4-9-1971 in Evanston, Illinois   age 84
 Marie Norton Harriman   second wife of W. Averell (1930-70)
born on 4-10-1903 in New York, New York
expired 9-26-1970 in Georgetown, Maryland   age 67   cause: heart attack
socialite  Pamela Digby Harriman   widow of W. Averell
born on 3-20-1920 in Farnsborough, England
expired 2-5-1997 in Paris, France   age 76   cause: cerebral hemorrhage
 William Averell Harriman
born on 11-15-1891 in New York, New York
expired 7-26-1986 in Yorktown Heights, New York   age
   Contest Selectors
1979 MM, RR15.4%
1980 DH, HP, MM, RR25.0%

actress  Anna Short Harrington   portrayed Aunt Jemima (1935-55)
born on --1897 in near Cheraw, South Carolina
expired ??-??-1935 in Syracuse, New York   age 58   cause: complications from diabetes
vaudeville musicician/comedian  Daniel Patrick "Pat" Harrington Sr.
expired 9-2-1965 in New York, New York   age 64
socialist author  Edward Michael Harrington
born on 2-24-1928 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 7-31-1989   age 61   cause: cancer
retired U.S. Army Sgt. Major  William Harrington III   one of the last buffalo soldiers
born on 6-??-1894 in Anniston, Alabama
expired 4-??-1994   age 99
original Shirelles singer  Addie "Micki" Harris
¤marrie surname: McPherson 
born on 1-22-1940 in Passaic, New Jersey
expired 6-10-1982 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 42   cause: heart attack
actress  Cassandra Harris   wife of Pierce Brosnan
¤born: Sandra Colleen Waites 
born on 12-15-1952 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
expired 12-28-1991 in Los Angeles, California   age 39   cause: ovarian cancer
Texas death row inmate  Danny Harris
expired 7-30-1993   age 32
NBC correspondent  Don Harris   murdered after visiting People's Temple cult headquarters in Jonestown, Guyana
born on 9-8-1936 in Montgomery County, Georgia
expired 11-18-1978 in Port Kaituma, Guyana   age 42   cause: bullet wounds
original Ms. Magazine publisher  Elizabeth Forsling Harris
born on 1-8-1922 in Greeneville, Tennessee
expired 7-14-1999 in New York, New York   age 77   cause: complications from emphysema
famed pro wrassler  Houston Harris   famous for the "Coco butt" head slam
¤aka: "Bobo Brazil
born on 7-10-1924 in Little Rock, Arkansas
expired 1-20-1998 in Saint Joseph, Michigan   age 74   cause: heart failure
criminally-irresponsible clothing manufacturer  Isaac Harris   co-owner of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company; on March 25, 1911 a fire in the factory killed over 140 women
born on --1870s in Russia
expired --   age
Sir  Jack Wolfred Ashford Harris
born on 7-23-1906
expired 8-26-2009 in Whitby, Porirua, Wellington Region, New Zeeland   age 103
Atlanta Constitution editor (1890-1900)  Joel Chandler Harris   created Uncle Remus and the tales immortalized in Song of the South
born on 12-9-1848 in Eatonton, Georgia
expired 7-3-1908 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 59
science fiction writer  John Beynon Harris   wrote Day of the Trifids & The Midwich Cuckoos (movie title Village of the Damned, remade as Children of the Damned)
¤wrote under the pseudonym John Wyndham 
expired 3-11-1969 in London, England   age 65
character actor  Jonathan Harris   played Dr. Zachary Smith on the Lost in Space tv series ("... the pain, the pain ...")
¤born: Jonathan Charasuchin 
born on 11-6-1919 in New York, New York
expired 11-3-2002 in Encino, California   age 87   cause: cardiac blood clot
   Contest Selectors
2000 SPAM14%
2001 ROTS12½%
2002 JAC9.1%
   Scored 6.3000 solo points

character actor  Julius W. Harris   replaced Godfrey Cambridge as Idi Amin in Victory at Entebbe (1970); played Tee Hee in Live and Let Die (1973) and Inspector Daniels in The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
born on 8-17-1923 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 10-17-2004 in Woodland Hills, California   age 81   cause: heart failure
educator & author  Mark Harris   retired from teaching English at Arizona State University (1980-2001); wrote Bang the Drum Slowly (novel: 1956; screenplay)
¤born: Mark Harris Finkelstein 
born on 11-19-1922 in Mount Vernon, New York
expired 5-30-2007 in Santa Barbara, California   age    cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
silent screen sctress  Mildred Harris   first wife of Charlie Chaplin (divorced in 1922)
born on 11-29-1901 in Cheyenne, Wyoming
expired 7-20-1944 in Los Angeles, California   age 42
cover of the May 1956 issue of 'Playboy' magazine featuring the artistry of Norm Harris & model Delores Taylor cover of the November 1956 issue of 'Playboy' magazine featuring the artistry of Norm Harris & Art Paul with model Anna Kirstein cover of the February 1957 issue of 'Playboy' magazine featuring the artistry of Norm Harris & Art Paul with model Jayne Mansfield cover of the March 1957 issue of 'Playboy' magazine featuring the artistry of Norm Harris & Art Paul with model/centerfold Sandra Edwards cover of the May 1957 issue of 'Playboy' magazine featuring the artistry of Norm Harris & Art Paul
cover of the December 1957 issue of 'Playboy' magazine featuring the artistry of Norm Harris & Art Paul with model/centerfolds Lisa Winters and Linda Vargas cover of the January 1958 issue of 'Playboy' magazine featuring the artistry of Norm Harris with models/centerfolds Lisa Winters, Marian Stafford, June Blair, Gloria Walker, Gloria Windsor & Jean Jani cover of the February 1958 issue of 'Playboy' magazine featuring the artistry of Norm Harris with an unidentified model on ice skates cover of the March 1958 issue of 'Playboy' magazine featuring the artistry of Norm Harris with models Brigitte Bardot and Michiko Hamamura cover of the April 1958 issue of 'Playboy' magazine featuring the artistry of Norm Harris with model Marilyn Dann
former Playboy associate art director (1955-58)  Norman "Norm" Harris
born on 2-13-1923 in Oak Park, Illinois
expired 6-18-2013 in Chicago, Illinois   age 90
(l to r): Earl Carroll, Jack Benny, W.C. Fields, Eddie Cantor & Patricia Donnelly Miss America 1939  Patricia Mary Donnelly Harris   was a throat cancer survivor
¤widow of Mr. Robin Harris 
born on 10-30-1919 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 10-25-2009 in Naples, Florida   age
Carter HUD secretary (1977-79)  Patricia Roberts Harris   Ambassador to Luxembourg (1965-67)
born on 5-31-1924 in Mattoon, Illinois
expired 3-23-1985 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 60
bandleader  Phil Harris   married to Alice Faye
born on 6-24-1904 in Linton, Indiana
expired 8-11-1995   age 91
   Contest Selectors
1979 HFS7.7%

Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame gospel & soul singer  Rebert Harris   former Soul Stirrers lead singer; when he left (1950) he was replaced by Sam Cooke
born on 3-23-1916 in Trinity, Texas
expired 9-3-2000 in Chicago, Illinois   age 84
actor  Richard St. John Harris   warbled MacArthur Park (1967); played Professor Albus Dumbledore in two Harry Potter movies
born on 10-1-1930 in Limerick, Ireland
expired 10-25-2002 in London, England   age 72   cause: lymphatic cancer; Hodgkin's disease
comedian & actor  Robin Harris
born on 8-30-1953 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 3-18-1990 in Chicago, Illinois   age 36
composer  Roy Harris
born on 2-12-1898 in Lincoln County, Oklahoma
expired 10-1-1979 in Santa Monica, California   age 81   cause: stroke
Broadway producer  Sam Henry Harris   once partnered with George M. Cohan; produced Ice Bound (1923), Of Thee I Sing (1932) and You Can't Take It With You (1937), all winners of the Pulitzer prize
born on 2-3-1872 in New York, New York
expired 7-3-1941 in New York, New York   age 69
"voice of the Apollo"  Vivian Harris   long-time performer at Harlem's Apollo Theater; one of the first to dance the Charleston (1923)
born on 12-23-1902 in New York, New York
expired 2-18-2000 in Englewood, New Jersey   age 97
jazz trombonist  Walter Slide Harris
expired 8-8-1976 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 73
to next U.S. president: grover Clevelandto previous U.S. president: Grover Cleveland 23rd U.S. president (1889-93)  Benjamin Harrison   won electoral college but lost popular vote in 1888 election
born on 8-20-1833 in North Bend, Ohio
expired 3-13-1901 in Indianapolis, Indiana   age 67
former Beatle  George Harrison
born on 2-25-1943 in Liverpool, England
expired 11-29-2001 in Hollywood Hills, California   age 58   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
2000 BOD, TEX29%
2001 BOD12½%
   Scored 9.2000 solo points

composer  Lou Harison
born on 5-14-1917 in Portland, Oregon
expired 2-2-2003 in Lafayette, Indiana   age 85   cause: heart attack in a Dennys restaurant
actor  Reginald Carey "Rex" Harrison   played Professor Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady
born on 3-5-1908 in Huyton, England
expired 6-2-1990   age 82
   Contest Selectors
1980 BB6.3%

R&B singer  Wilbert H. Harrison   recorded Kansas City in 1959
born on 1-5-1929
expired 10-26-1994   age 65
to next U.S. president: John Tylerto previous U.S. president: Martin Van Buren 9th U.S. president (March 3rd thru April 4th, 1841)  William Henry Harrison   the ultimate pompous windbag - delivered his inaugural address outdoors, in a cold rain, for more than an hour, until he was so chilled that he caught pneumonia
born on 2-9-1773 in Charles City, Virginia
expired 4-4-1841 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 68   cause: septic shock; enteric fever; pneumonia
auto engineer  Ray Harroun   winner of the first Indianapolis 500 race (1911)
born on 1-12-1879 in Spartansburg, Pennsylvania
expired 1-19-1968 in Anderson, Indiana   age 89
AKS: Haroun
1994 Nobel economics co-laureate  John Charles. Harsanyi   expert in "Game Theory"
born on 5-29-1920 in Budapest, Hungary
expired 8-9-2000 in Berkeley, California   age 80   cause: heart attack; Alzheimer's disease
drag racing pioneer  Cloyce Roller "Joe" Hart   first to charge admission to a drag race (1950 @ Orange County Airport)
¤nickname: "Pappy" 
born on 4-29-1911 in Findlay, Ohio
expired 6-25-2004 in Placentia, California   age 93   cause: complications from stroke
AKS: CJ C J C.J. C. J.
1940s magazine cover model  Dorothy Hart   had female lead (Ruth Morrison) in noir classic The Naked City (1948) & Jane in Tarzan's Savage Fury (1952)
born on 4-4-1922 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 7-11-2004 in Arden, North Carolina   age 82   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
Titanic survivor  Eva Hart
born on 1-31-1905 in Ilford, Essex, England
expired 2-14-1996 in London, England   age 91
obscure tv actor  John L. Hart   replaced Clayton Moore as The Lone Ranger for 54 episodes (1950-53); was also Narbo on Rawhide (1959-65)
born on 12-13-1917 in Los Angeles, California
expired 9-20-2009 in Rosarito Beach, Mexico   age 91   cause: complications from dementia
1978 Reuben Award winner cartoonist  John Lewis "Johnny" Hart   created the B.C. strip (1958); was co-creator of The Wizard of Id strip (1964); received the Reuben Award from the National Cartoonist Society for being the Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year (1968)
born on 2-18-1931 in Endicott, New York
expired 4-7-2007 in Nineveh, New York   age 76   cause: stroke
actress/game show panelist  Kitty Carlisle Hart   widow of Moss Hart
¤born: Catherine Conn 
born on 9-3-1910 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 4-17-2007 in New York, New York   age 96   cause: heart failure; pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
2001KLS, ROTS25%
2004ADWC, ANG, KLS, PCD22.2%
2005ADWC, ANG, KLS, NFG, PCD, QKU26.1%
2006ADWC, ANG, KLS, NFG, QKU16.7%
   Scored 2.9195 points

AKS: Katherine
Notre Dame end (1946-49)  Leon Joseph Hart Sr.   winner of the Heisman Trophy (1949)
born on 11-2-1928 in Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania
expired 9-24-2002 in South Bend, Indiana   age 73   cause: complications from duodenal ulcer; prostate cancer
lyricist  Lorenz Hart   collaborator with Richard Rodgers
born on 5-2-1895 in New York, New York
expired 11-22-1943 in New York, New York   age 48
Project Gutenberg founder (1971)  Michael Stern Hart   Inventor of electronic books; also a crank, curmudgeon, pain-in-the-ass, ...
born on 3-8-1947 in Tacoma, Washington
expired 9-6-2011 in Urbana, Illinois   age 64   cause: heart attack
playwright  Moss Hart
¤real name: Robert Arnold Conrad 
born on 10-24-1904 in New York, New York
expired 12-20-1961 in Palm Springs, California   age 57
WWF wrassler  Owen James Hart   brother of wrassler Bret Hart
¤aka: "The Blue Blazer
born on 5-7-1965 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
expired 5-23-1999 in Kansas City, Missouri   age 34   cause: fell 50 feet to ring, hit head against turnbuckel
Michigan senator (1958-76)  Philip Aloysius Hart
born on 7-10-1912 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
expired 12-26-1976 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 64   cause: cancer
government agent  Richard A. Hart   brother of Al Capone
¤born: James Capone 
expired 9-30-1952 in Homer, Nebraska   age 60
former wrassler  Stu Hart   patriarch of family of wrasslers; father of Bret Hart
born on 5-3-1915 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
expired 10-16-2003 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada   age 88   cause: pneumonia; diabetes
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 6.2000 solo points

moralistic silent screen cowboy actor  William Surrey Hart   played Massala in the 1907 Ben Hur; co-founded United Artists studio; career went on skids after slipping out of a paternity suit; his estate was turned into a park in Los Aangeles
born on 12-6-1864 in Newburgh, New York
expired 6-23-1946 in Newhall, California   age 81
retired jockey  William John "Bill" Hartack   a five-time winner of the Kentucky Derby
born on 12-9-1932 in Ebensburg, Pennsylvania
expired 11-26-2007 in Freer, Webb County, Texas   age 74   cause: heart disease
western author  Francis Brett Harte   wrote The Outcasts of Poker Flat
¤pen name: Bret Harte 
born on 8-25-1836 in Albany, New York
expired 5-2-1902 in London, England   age 65   cause: cancer
Nazi Elite Guard commander  Wilhelm Hartenstein
expired 2-13-1944 in Russian front   age ??   cause: bullet wounds
A&P founder  George Huntington Hartford Sr.   founded the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company in 1869
born on 9-5-1833 in Augusta, Maine
expired 8-29-1917 in Spring Lake, New Jersey   age 83
one-time A&P heir  George Huntington Hartford II   grandson/nephew of the A&P founders; blew most of his wealth on bad artsie-fartsie drech
born on 4-18-1911 in New York, New York
expired 5-19-2008 in Lyford Cay, Nassau, Bahamas   age 97
licensed riverboat pilot  John Hartford   singer, songwriter, banjo player; wrote Gentle On My Mind
¤born: John Harford 
born on 12-30-1937 in New York, New York
expired 6-4-2001 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 63   cause: cancer
former Indiana senator (1959-77)  Rupert Vance Hartke   briefly an anti-war presidential candidate (1972)
born on 5-31-1919 in Stendal, Indiana
expired 7-27-2003 in Fairfax, Virginia   age 84   cause: heart failure
New Jersey representative (1929-48)  Fred Allen Hartley Jr.   co-author of the Taft-Hartley Act (1946)
born on 2-22-1902 in Harrison, New Jersey
expired 5-11-1969 in Linwood, New Jersey   age 67
comics illustrator  Henry Al Hartley   drew Archie (1966-93); son of U.S. representative
born on 10-25-1921 in Kearny, New Jersey
expired 5-27-2003 in Fort Myers, Florida   age 81   cause: complications following heart surgery
 Haldan Keffer Hartline   shared the 1967 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 12-22-1903 in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
expired 3-17-1983 in Fallston, Maryland   age 79
former U.N. high commissioner for refugees (1978-85)  Poul Hartling   former prime minister of Denmark (1973-75)
born on 8-14-1914 in Copenhagen, Denmark
expired 4-30-2000 in Copenhagen, Denmark   age 85
 Brynn Hartman   troubled spouse of comedian Phil; killed self after killing Phil
¤born: Vicki Joe Omdahl 
born on 4-11-1958
expired 5-28-1998 in Encino, California   age 40   cause: suicide
sandpit worker  Daniel Hartman   found the jawbone of Heidelberg Man
expired 3-1-1952 in Heidelberg, Germany   age 97
character actor  Paul Hartman
born on 3-1-1904
expired 10-2-1973 in Los Angeles, California   age 69   cause: heart attack
comedian  Phil Hartman
born on 9-24-1948 in Brantford, Ontario, Canada
expired 5-28-1998 in Encino, California   age 49   cause: murdered by wife in his sleep
writer/producer  Edmund L. Hartmann   wrote screenplays to The Paleface (1948), Sorrowful Jones (1949), Fancy Pants (1950), The Lemon Drop Kid (1951) & The Caddy (1951); created My Three Sons tv series for Fred MacMuray
born on 9-24-1911 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 11-28-2003 in Santa Fe, New Mexico   age 92
actor  William Hartnell   first to play Doctor Who (1963-66)
born on 1-8-1908 in London, England
expired 4-24-1975 in London, England   age 67
Hall-of-Fame Chicago Cubs catcher (1922-40)  Charles Leo "Gabby" Hartnett
born on 12-20-1900 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island
expired 12-20-1972 in Park Ridge, Illinois   age 72   cause: cirrhosis of the liver
former Atlanta mayor (1937-40 & 1941-61)  William B. Hartsfield   the Atlanta airport is named for him
born on 3-1-1890 in Atlanta, Georgia
expired 2-22-1971 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 80
philosopher & theologian  Charles Hartshorne
born on 6-5-1897 in Kittanning, Pennsylvania
expired 10-10-2000 in Austin, Texas   age 103
comic book publisher  Alfred Harvey   published Richie Rich, Baby Huey and Little Audrey comics
born on 10-6-1913
expired 7-4-1994   age 80
runway fashion model-turned-bounty hunter  Domino Harvey   wild daughter of Laurence Harvey; subject of a 2005 movie; was out on bail facing serious drug charges
born on 8-7-1969 in London, England
expired 6-27-2005 in West Hollywood, California   age 35   cause: drowned in bathtub; Fentanyl overdose
Centron Productions commercial filmmaker  Harvey "Herk" Harvey   on a break from his regular job directed Carnival of Souls (1962)
born on 6-3-1924 in Colorado
expired 4-3-1996 in Lawrence, Kansas   age 71   cause: pancreatic cancer
actor  Laurence Harvey   he was the Manchurian Candidate (1962)
¤real name: Larushke Mischa Skikne 
born on 10-1-1928 in Janiskis, Lithuania
expired 11-25-1973 in London, England   age 45   cause: cancer
AKS: Lawrence
Paul Harvey, Good Day! radio commentator  Paul Harvey Sr.
¤full name: Paul Harvey Aurandt 
born on 9-4-1918 in Tulsa, Oklahoma
expired 2-28-2009 in Phoenix, Arizona   age 90
   Contest Selectors
2000RR, TEX29%
2002JAC, MORB, RR, TMTX36.4%
2003OGGI, TAP, TMTX16.7%
2004ABRA, ADWC, RR, TAP22.2%
2005ADWC, BOD, MOT, SPIT, TMD21.7%
2006ADWC, BOD, MOT10.0%
   Scored 3.5391 points

Pharoahs guitarist  Rick G. Harvey   performed on Wooly Bully, Lil' Red Riding Hood
born on 11-16-1949
expired 4-5-1993   age 43
Hall-of-Fame baseball announcer  William Earnest "Ernie" Harwell   did the play by play for the Detroit Tigers for over 40 years; was once traded for a player (1948)
born on 1-25-1918 in Washington, Georgia
expired 5-4-2010 in Novi, Michigan   age 92   cause: bile duct cancer
   Contest Selectors
2004DTM, SS11.1%
2005BOD, DTM8.7%
2006BOD, SPIT6.7%
2007BOD, SPIT, TFM9.7%
2008BOD, GAS, SPIT, TFM12.5%
2009BOD, KLS, TFM10.0%
   Scored 3.3024 points

AKS: Ernest
to  1968 Playmate of Monthto January 1968 Playmate of Month Playboy February 1968 Playmate of Month  Nancy Harwood
¤born: Nancy Hargrove 
born on 12-17-1948 in Riverside, California
expired 5-13-2014 in California   age 65
super-geezer  Chiyono Hasegawa   was (briefly) the oldest person in the world
born on 11-20-1896 in Japan
expired 12-2-2011 in Saga Prefecture, Japan   age 115
   Contest Selectors

German oldster  Rosalia Hasenkampf
born on 10-1-1889
expired 7-10-2002   age 112
one-term Colorado Senator (1973-78)  Floyd K. Haskell   husband of NPR reporter Nina Totenberg
born on 2-7-1916
expired 8-25-1998 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 82   cause: pneumonia
Great Lakes sailor  Russell George Haskell   Second Assistant Engineer aboard the Edmund Fitzgerald
expired 11-10-1975 in Eastern Lake Superior, Canada   age 40   cause: drowned when ship foundered
shipyard chief  Charles Haskill   president of Great Lakes Engineering Works in River Rouge, Michigan (1940-61); headed the construction of the Edmund Fitzgerald steamship (1957-58)
born on 6-11-1904 in Paris, France
expired 7-16-1998 in Farmington Hills, Michigan   age 94   cause: heart failure
film director  Byron Haskin   directed Treasure Island (1950) & War of the Worlds (1953)
born on 4-22-1899 in Portland, Oregon
expired 4-16-1984 in Montecito, California   age 84
AKS: Haskins
former Texas Western (now UTEP) basketball coach (1961-99)  Donald Lee Haskins   his 1966 team won the NCAA basketball tournament
born on 3-14-1930 in Enid, Oklahoma
expired 9-7-2008 in El Paso, Texas   age 78
writer  Eric Hass   4-time Socialist Labor Party presidential candidate, in 1952, 1956, 1960 (got 46,478) & 1964
born on 3-4-1905 in Lincoln, Nebraska
expired 10-2-1980 in Santa Rosa, California   age 75   cause: heart attack
Moroccan  King Hassan II   son of Mohammed V; reigned from 1961-99
¤full name: Moulay Hassan ben Mohammed Alaoui 
born on 7-9-1929 in Morocco
expired 7-23-1999 in Rabat, Morocco   age 70   cause: heart attack
 Odd Hassell   shared 1969 Nobel prize in chemistry
born on 5-17-1897 in Kristiania, Norway (now Oslo)
expired 5-11-1981 in Oslo, Norway   age 83
Hasbro C.E.O.  Steven David Hassenfeld
born on 1-19-1942 in Providence, Rhode Island
expired 6-18-1989 in New York, New York   age 47
actress  Signe Eleanora Cecilia Hasso
¤born: Signe Eleanora Cecilia Larsson 
born on 8-15-1910 in Stockholm, Sweden
expired 6-8-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 91
Dr.  Thomas Hastings   wrote music for hymn Rock of Ages (1776; lyrics by Augustus Toplady)
born on --1784 in Washington, Connecticut
expired ??-??-1832 in New York, New York   age 48
New Yorker staff writer  Eric Stowe Hatch   wrote My Man Godfrey
born on 10-31-1901
expired 7-4-1973 in Torrington, Connecticut   age 71
former University of Michigan president (1951-67)  Harlan Henthorne Hatcher
born on 9-9-1898 in Ironton, Ohio
expired 2-25-1998 in Ann Arbor, Michigan   age 99
actor  Hurd Hatfield   played title role in The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
born on 12-7-1918 in New York, New York
expired 12-25-1998 in Monktown, Ireland   age 80
former Oregon senator (1967-97)  Mark Odom Hatfield
born on 7-12-1922 in Dallas, Oregon
expired 8-7-2011 in Portland, Oregon   age 89
   Contest Selectors
2007ANG, PCD6.5%

Righteous Brothers singer  Robert Lee "Bobby" Hatfield
born on 8-10-1940 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
expired 11-5-2003 in Kalamazoo, Michigan   age 63   cause: heart attack; acute cocaine intoxication; heart disease
blues singer  Donny Hathaway
born on 10-1-1945 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 1-13-1979 in New York, New York   age 33   cause: plunge from 15th floor window of Essex House (suicide?)
movie director  Henry Hathaway
¤born: Henri Leopold de Fiennes 
born on 3-13-1898 in Sacramento, California
expired 2-11-1985 in Los Angeles, California   age 86   cause: complications from heart attack
Dame of Sark  Sibyl Hathaway   ruled the Channel island (1927-74)
expired 7-14-1974 in London, England   age 90
sports cartoonist  James Cecil Hatlo   created the They'll Do It Every Time strip (1929; succeeded by Al Scaduto) as well as the characters of Henry Tremblechin & Little Iodine (succeeded by Bob Dunn)
born on 9-1-1898 in Providence, Rhode Island
expired 12-1-1963 in Carmel, California   age 65
movie actor  Raymond William Hatton   appeared in The Squaw Man (1912) & In Cold Blood (1967)
born on 7-7-1887 in Red Oak, Iowa
expired 10-21-1971 in Palmdale, California   age 84   cause: heart attack
Rondo Hatton, aka: The Creeper craggy-faced horror actor  Rondo Hatton   played "The Creeper" (Hal Moffet) in The Pearl of Death (1944), House of Horrors and The Brute Man (1946); he suffered from acromegaly
born on 4-22-1894 in Hagerstown, Maryland
expired 2-2-1946 in Beverly Hills, California   age 51   cause: heart attack
 Robert Keith "Bob" Hattoy   former Clinton political operative
born on 11-1-1951 in Providence, Rhode Island
expired 3-4-2007 in Davis, California   age 55   cause: cardiac arrest; complications from AIDS
1991 Dearborn, MI H.S. grad  Michael Hauben   coined term Netizen in 1992 article
¤ICQ# 7203512 
born on 5-1-1973 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 6-27-2001 in New York, New York   age 28   cause: injuries sustained when hit by taxicab
former Hunterdon County (New Jersey) prosecutor  Anthony M. Hauck Jr.   co-prosecuted Bruno Hauptman for kidnapping Charles Lindbergh III
born on 7-24-1901 in Jersey City, New Jersey
expired 9-14-1972 in Flemington, New Jersey   age 71   cause: heart attack
Republic of Ireland politician  Charles James Haughey   was 6th Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland
born on 9-16-1925 in Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland
expired 6-13-2006 in Kinsealy, County Dublin, Irelan   age 80   cause: prostate cancer
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 7.000 solo points

singer/actress  Aaliyah Dana Haughton
born on 1-16-1979 in New York, New York
expired 8-25-2001 in Marsh Harbour, Abaco Island, Bahamas   age 22   cause: plane crash
explorer  Knut Magne Haugland   last living member of the Kon Tiki crew (the radio operator; 1947)
born on 9-23-1917 in Rjukan, Telemark, Norway
expired 12-25-2009 in Oslo, Norway   age 92
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 5.8000 solo points

NYC philanthropist  Enid Annenberg Haupt   last surviving child of Triangle Publications founder Moses Annenberg; sister of Walter Annenberg
born on 5-13-1906 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 10-25-2005 in Greenwich, Connecticut   age 99
engineer  Herman Haupt   invented the compressed air drill; chief of military railroad construction for the Union Army
born on 3-26-1817 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 12-14-1905 in Jersey City, New Jersey   age 88
mathematician  Herbert Aaron Hauptman   shared the 1985 Nobel prize in chemistry
born on 2-14-1917 in The Bronx, New York, New York
expired 10-23-2011 in Buffalo, New York   age 94
 Anna Hauptmann   widow of Bruno
¤née: Schöffler 
born on 11-19-1898 in Germany
expired 10-10-1994 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania   age 95
AKS: Hauptman Schoeffler
carpenter  Bruno Richard Hauptmann   convicted of the kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby (March 1, 1932)
born on 11-26-1899 in Kamenz, Germany
expired 4-3-1936 in Trenton, New Jersey   age 36   cause: executed; electrocution
AKS: Hauptman
 Gerhart Johann Robert Hauptmann   received the 1912 Nobel prize in literature
born on 11-15-1862 in Bad Obersalzbrunn, Silesia
expired 6-6-1946 in Agnetendorf, Germany   age 83
AKS: Gerhard
pianist  Hephzibah Menuhin Hauser   Yehudi's sister
born on 5-20-1920 in San Francisco, California
expired 1-1-1981 in London, England   age 60
AKS: Hepzibah
Nazi politician  Karl Ernst Haushofer   originated the term "Lebenstraum"
born on 8-27-1869 in München, Germany
expired 3-10-1946 in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany   age 76   cause: suicide
playwright  Václav Havel   did stint as president of Czechoslovakia
born on 10-5-1936 in Prague, Czechoslovakia
expired 12-18-2011 in Hrádeček, Czech Republic   age 75   cause: respiratory failure?
   Contest Selectors
2002DTM, RAVN18.2%
2003ANG, RAVN11.1%
2004ANG, DTM, RAVN16.7%
2007DTM, LMLD6.5%

AKS: Vaclav
movie producer Sir  Anthony James Havelock-Allan   producer of Brief Encounter (1945), Romeo and Juliet (1968) & Ryan's Daughter (1970); executive producer & screenwriter of Great Expectations (1946)
born on 2-28-1904 in Darlington, Durham, England
expired 1-11-2003 in London, England   age 98   cause: heart failure
Charleston, Mississippi carpenter  Willie D. Havens   was the alternate juror in the "trial" of J.W. Milam & Roy Bryant for the murder of Emmett Till
born on --1904
expired ??-??-1998   age 94
singer/actress  June Haver   widow of Fred MacMurray
¤born: June Stovenour
nickname: "The Pocket Grable
born on 6-10-1926 in Rock Island, Illinois
expired 7-4-2005 in Los Angeles, California   age 79   cause: respiratory failure
actress  June Havoc   sister of Gypsy Rose Lee
¤born: Ellen Evangeline Hovick
aka: "baby June" 
born on 11-8-1912 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
expired 3-28-2010 in Stamford, Connecticut   age 97
   Contest Selectors
2008DGW, QKU6.3%
2009DGW, QKU6.7%
2010DGW, QKU7.4%
   Scored 4.0500 points

The Almanac Singers, circa 1942.
the Almanac Singers, circa 1942
From left: Woody Guthrie, Millard Lampell, Bess Lomax, Pete Seeger, Arthur Stern & Sis Cunningham
folklorist  Bess Brown Lomax Hawes   daughter of John Lomax & sister of Alan Lomax; a founding member of the Almanac Singers (1941; with Woody Guthrie & Pete Seeger); with Jacqueline Steiner wrote "The Ballad of the MTA"; was the first director of the Folk and Traditional Arts program at the National Endowement for the Humanities (1977-96)
born on 1-21-1921 in Austin, Texas
expired 11-27-2009 in Portland, Oregon   age 88   cause: complications from stroke
tv writer/producer  John Stanley Hawkesworth   set designer for The Third Man (1949); produced Upstairs, Downstairs (1971-5) & The Flame Trees of Thika
born on 12-7-1920 in London, England
expired 9-30-2003 in Leicester, England   age 82
Judge  A. E. Hawkins   presided over first Scottsboro trial (1932)
expired ??-??-19??   age ??
former California congressman (1963-91)  Augustus Freeman Hawkins
born on 8-31-1907 in Shreveport, Caddo Parrish, Louisiana
expired 11-10-2007 in Bethesda, Maryland   age 100
   Contest Selectors
2006CSI, RR6.7%
   Scored 5.0000 solo points

jazz tenor saxophonist  Coleman Hawkins
born on 11-21-1904 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 5-19-1969 in New York, New York   age 64
philosopher  David Hawkins   served as Manhattan Project historian
born on 2-28-1913 in El Paso, Texas
expired 2-24-2002 in Boulder, Colorado   age 88
early rock guitarist & songwriter  Delmar Allen "Dale" Hawkins   wrote "Susie-Q" (1957)
born on 8-22-1936 in Gold Mine, Louisiana (nearby)
expired 2-13-2010 in Little Rock, Arkansas   age 73   cause: colon cancer
AKS: Suzy-Q Suzie-Q
Grand Ole Opry star  Harold Franklin "Hawkshaw" Hawkins   died aboard same plane with Patsy Cline & Cowboy Copas
born on 12-22-1921 in Huntingdon, West Virginia
expired 3-5-1963 in Camden, Tennessee   age 41   cause: plane crash
actor  Jack Hawkins   played a British commando sent (along with William Holden) to blow up the Bridge on the River Kwai
born on 9-14-1910 in London, England
expired 7-18-1973 in London, England   age 62   cause: hemorrhage after surgery
tenor sax R&B musician "Screamin'"  Jay Hawkins   had hit with Constipation Blues (note cause of death); appeared in Mystery Train movie (1989)
¤full name: Jalacy J. Hawkins 
born on 7-18-1929 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 2-12-2000 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France   age 70   cause: hemorrhage after bowel obstruction surgery; multiple organ failure
one term Florida senator (1981-87)  Paula Hawkins
¤née: Fíckes 
born on 1-24-1927 in Salt Lake City, Utah
expired 12-4-2009 in Orlando, Florida   age 82   cause: complications from fall; stroke
Texas death row inmate  Samuel Hawkins
expired 2-21-1995 in Huntsville, Texas   age 51   cause: executed; lethal injection
the versatile C-130 transport aircraft designer & former Lockheed executive  Willis M. Hawkins Sr.   principal designer of the C-130 "Hercules" transport aircraft
born on 12-1-1913 in Kansas City, Missouri
expired 9-28-2004 in Woodland Hills, California   age 90
Hollywood producer/director  Howard Winchester Hawks   produced The Thing from Another World (1951); directed Come and Get It (1936) & Hatari! (1962)
born on 5-30-1896 in Goshen, Indiana
expired 12-26-1977 in Palm Springs, California   age 81   cause: complications from concussion
British oldster  Gladys Hawley
born on 12-18-1891 in Norfolk, England
expired 4-28-2004 in Brookholme, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England   age 112
Rep.  Willis C. Hawley   in congress from 1906-1932; co-author of the 1930 Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act
expired 7-24-1941 in Salem, Oregon   age 77
art director & director  Edward S. "Ted" Haworth   oscar for Sayonara, directed Marty, Some Like It Hot, The Longest Day
born on 9-26-1917 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 2-18-1993 in Provo, Utah   age 75
former Holland, MI High School shop teacher  Gerrard Wendell Haworth   founded Modern Products Inc. (1948); it eventually became the office furniture company Haworth Inc.
born on 10-9-1911 in Alliance, Nebraska
expired 10-25-2006 in Holland, Michigan   age 95
actress  Valerie Jill Haworth   was the original Broadway Sally Bowles in Cabaret
born on 8-15-1945 in Sussex, England
expired 1-3-2011 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 65
 Walter Norman Haworth   shared the 1937 Nobel prize in chemistry
born on 3-19-1883 in Chorley, Lancashire, England
expired 3-19-1950 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England   age 67
AKS: Hayworth
actor  Nigel Barnard Hawthorne   played title role in The Madness of King George (1994)
born on 4-5-1929 in Coventry, Warwickshire, England
expired 12-26-2001 in Baldock, Hertfordshire, England   age 72   cause: heart attack; pancreatic cancer
"actress"  Alexandra Hay   did February 1974 Playboy pictorial
born on 7-24-1944 in Los Angeles, California
expired 10-11-1993 in Los Angeles, California   age 49
radio reporter & director  George Dewey Hay   originated the Grand Ole Opry in 1924 from WSM in Nashville
born on 11-9-1895 in Attica, Indiana
expired 5-9-1968 in Virginia Beach, Virginia   age 72
social reform advocate  Henry "Harry" Hay Jr.   formed the Mattachine Society (1949)
born on 4-7-1912 in Worthing, Scotland
expired 10-24-2002 in San Francisco, California   age 90   cause: lung cancer
Saudi Arabian  Princess Haya bint Sa'ad al-Sudairi   one of the wives of the founder of Saudi Arabia
born on --1913
expired 4-18-2003 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia   age 90
former California senator & San Francisco State semantics prof.  Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa
born on 7-18-1906 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
expired 2-27-1992 in San Francisco, California   age 85
   Contest Selectors
1980 EB6.3%

actor  Sessue Kintaro Hayakawa   played the sadistic Japanese prisoner-of-war camp commandant in Bridge on the River Kwai
born on 6-10-1886 in Naaura, Honshu, Japan
expired 11-23-1973 in Tokyo, Japan   age 87   cause: cerebral thrombosis; pneumonia
long-serving Arizona Senator (1927-68)  Carl Trumbull Hayden   also a U.S. House Representative (1912-26)
born on 10-2-1877 in Hayden's Ferry (now Tempe), Arizona Territory
expired 1-25-1972 in Mesa, Arizona   age 94
actor  Sterling Relyea Walter Hayden   played mad SAC general Jack D. Ripper in Dr. Stangelove (1963), staunch defender of our precious bodily fluids and purity of essence
born on 3-26-1916 in Montclair, New Jersey
expired 5-23-1986 in Sausalito, California   age 70
   Contest Selectors
1979 MS7.7%

classical composer  Franz Josef Haydn
born on 3-31-1732 in Rohrau, Austria
expired 5-31-1809 in Vienna, Austria   age 77
AKS: Joseph Jozsef Joszef Hayden Hiden
Gaulic geezer  Germaine Haye
born on 10-10-1888
expired 4-18-2002 in Montaigne-au-Perche, France   age 113
actress  Allison Hayes   played Nancy Fowler Archer in Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958)
¤born: Mary Jane Haynes 
born on 3-6-1930 in Charleston, West Virginia
expired 2-27-1977 in La Jolla, California   age 46   cause: blood poisoning; kidney & heart failure; calcium supplement overdose
grizzled sidekick  George Francis "Gabby" Hayes   appeared with Hopalong Cassidy and Gene Autry
born on 5-7-1885 in Wellsville, New York
expired 2-9-1969 in Burbank, California   age 83
underwater acoustics pioneer  Harvey C. Hayes   a developer of SONAR
expired 7-9-1968 in Peterborough, New Hampshire   age 89
actress  Helen Hayes   won supporting actress oscar for playing Ada Quonset in Airport (1970); wife of Charles MacArthur; mother of Mary MacArthur; adoptive mother of James MacArthur
born on 10-10-1900 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 3-17-1993   age 92
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO, DW, HP, VM30.8%
1980 DO, DW, EB, VA25.0%

Pima Indian & World War II Marine  Ira Hayes   on of the six marines who raised the flag on Mount Suribachi
born on 1-12-1923 in Sacaton, Arizona
expired 1-24-1955 in Bapchule, Arizona   age 32   cause: hypothermia; drunk in a ditch
singer/songwriter/musician  Isaac Lee Hayes Jr.   wrote the Theme from Shaft (1971)
born on 8-20-1942 in Covington, Tennessee
expired 8-10-2008 in East Memphis, Tennessee   age 65   cause: stroke
actor  Peter Lind Hayes   played the plumber Zabladowski in The Five Thousand Fingers of Dr. T; married to Mary Healy
¤born: Joseph Conrad Lind 
born on 6-25-1915 in San Francisco, California
expired 4-21-1998 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 82   cause: "vascular problems"
ex-athlete  Robert Lee "Bob" Hayes Sr.   won gold medal in 1964 Olympics (100m sprint); played for the Dallas Cowboys; busted for selling narcotics (1979)
born on 12-20-1942 in Jacksonville, Florida
expired 9-18-2002 in Jacksonville, Florida   age 59   cause: kidney failure; prostate cancer
   Contest Selectors
2002 JL9.1%
   Scored 9.1000 solo points

to next U.S. president: James Garfieldto previous U.S. president: Ulysses S. Grant 19th U.S. president (1877-81)  Rutherford Birchard Hayes   won election by one vote in the Electoral College; ended Civil War Reconstruction
born on 10-4-1822 in Delaware, Ohio
expired 1-17-1893 in Fremont, Ohio   age 70
volatile/fulmanating Ohio State football coach (1959-79)  Wayne Woodrow "Woody" Hayes   got himself fired for, while coaching in the 12/29/1978 Gator Bowl game, grabbing Clemson player Charlie Bauman by the facemask and punching him in the face through it
born on 2-14-1913 in Clifton, Ohio
expired 3-12-1987 in Upper Arlington, Ohio   age 74
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO, DW, HA, HFS, HP, SB46.2%
1980 BB6.3%

Delos Records founder (1973)  Amelia Da Costa Haywood
¤née: Stone 
born on 7-15-1919 in Gainesville, Florida
expired 3-19-2007 in Santa Monica, California   age 87   cause: cancer
1940s big band singer  Richard "Dick" Haymes
born on 9-13-1918 in Buenos Aires, Argentina
expired 3-28-1980 in Los Angeles, California   age 61   cause: lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
1980 DO6.3%
   Scored 5.9000 solo points

comedian  Henry Doyle Haynes   better known as Homer in the Homer and Jethro country music comedy team
born on 7-27-1920 in Knoxville, Tennessee
expired 8-7-1971 in Hammond, Indiana   age 51   cause: heart attack
musician & actor  "Tiger" Haynes   original "Tin Man" in "The Wiz"
born on 12-13-1914 in Fredriksted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
expired 2-15-1994 in New York, New York   age 79   cause: cardiac arrest
nationally syndicated Louisville Courier-Journal political cartoonist  Hugh Smith Haynie
born on 2-6-1927 in Reedville, Virginia
expired 11-26-1999 in Louisville, Kentucky   age 72   cause: lung cancer
failed Nixon Supreme Court nominee  Clement Furman Haynsworth Jr.
born on 10-30-1912 in Greenville, South Carolina
expired 11-22-1989   age 77
lawyer and ACLU general counsel  Arthur Garfield Hays   a defense lawyer for Sacco & Vanzetti, the Scottsboro Boys and on the Scopes "Monkey" Trial
expired 12-14-1954 in New York, New York   age 73   cause: heart failure
bass folk singer  Lee Hays   a co-founder of The Weavers (gave group its name); co-wrote If I Had a Hammer
born on 3-14-1914 in Little Rock, Arkansas
expired 8-26-1981 in Tarrytown, New York   age 67   cause: heart attack
AKS: Hayes
long-lived progeria sufferer  Mickey Hays
born on 6-30-1972
expired 6-30-1992   age 20
AKS: Hayes
ex-Ohio congressman (1949-76)  Wayne Levere Hays   got caught with a secretary that couldn't type or file
born on 5-13-1911 in Bannock, Ohio
expired 2-13-1989 in Wheeling, West Virginia   age 77
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO, HFS, HP23.1%

anal-retentive MPAA (toady) "czar" of U.S. film morals  William Harrison Hays Sr.   was Postmaster General for a year (1921-22), then censored from 1922 to 1945
born on 11-5-1879 in Sullivan, Indiana
expired 3-7-1954 in Sullivan, Indiana   age 74
AKS: Hayes
tv writer  Christopher Robert "Chris" Hayward   writing partner of Allan Burns; co-developer of The Munsters; co-created Dudley DoRight; a writer on Get Smart (1965-70) & He & She; with Danny Arnold co-wrote much of the Barney Miller scripts
born on 6-19-1925 in Bayonne, New Jersey
expired 11-20-2006 in Beverly Hills, California   age 81   cause: cancer
film producer and agent  Leland Hayward   produced films in the 1920s; was agent for Clark Gable, Fred Astaire, Ernest Hemingway and Edna Ferber; became Broadway producer in 1944
born on 9-13-1902 in Nebraska City, Nebraska
expired 3-18-1971 in Yorktown Heights, New York   age 68   cause: complications from stroke
actress  Susan Hayward   won an Academy Award for playing Barbara Graham in I Want to Live (1958); had 1955 suicide attempt
¤real name: Edythe Marrener 
born on 6-30-1917 in New York, New York
expired 3-14-1975 in Beverly Hills, California   age 57   cause: brain cancer
former baseball catcher (1926-45)  Raymond Hayworth Sr.   played on Detroit Tigers team with Ty Cobb (1926)
born on 1-29-1904
expired 9-25-2002 in Salisbury, North Carolina   age 98
   Contest Selectors
2002 JL9.1%
   Scored 5.2000 solo points

actress  Rita Hayworth   once married to Orson Welles and prince Aly Khan; mother of Rebecca Welles & Princess Yasmine Khan
¤born: Margarita Carmen Cansino 
born on 10-17-1918 in New York, New York
expired 5-14-1987 in New York, New York   age 68   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
   Contest Selectors
1979 JW7.7%
1980 JW6.3%

rock band performer/songwriter  Robert Hazard   wrote Girls Just Want To Have Fun
¤real name: Robert D. Rimato 
born on 8-21-1948
expired 8-5-2008 in Boston, Massachuetts   age 59   cause: surgery complications for pancreatic cancer
songwriter/singer  Barton Lee Hazlewood   composer of These Boots Are Made For Walking (1963) & Some Velvet Mornin'; sang duets with Nancy Sinatra: Jackson (1967) & Some Velvet Morning (1968)
born on 7-9-1929 in Mannford, Oklahoma
expired 8-4-2007 in Henderson, Nevada   age 78   cause: renal cancer
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 7.2000 solo points

AKS: Hazelwood
hemp & medical marijuana proponent  Jack Herer
born on 6-18-1939 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 4-15-2010 in Salem, Oregon   age 70   cause: complications from stroke & heart attack
movie costume designer  Edith Head   8-time costume design oscar winner, for: The Heiress (1949), Samson and Delilah (1949), All About Eve (1950), A Place in the Sun (1951), Roman Holiday (1953), Sabrina (1954) & The Sting (1973)
¤Mrs. Ward Inhen 
born on 10-28-1899 in San Bernardino, California
expired 10-24-1981 in Hollywood, California   age 81   cause: myelobibrosis myeloid
former insurance executive  Richard Harold "Dick" Headlee   ran for governor of Michigan (1982)
born on 5-16-1930 in Fort Dodge, Iowa
expired 11-9-2004 in Cedar Hills, Utah   age 74
designer/inventor  Edward Early Headrick   as head of research & development for Wham-O made the frisbee more aerodynamic & enhanced flight stability --- the "professional" model (1965); he founded the International Frisbee Association (1967) and created frisbee golf in the early 1970s; he was cremated and his ashes molded into limited edition memorial dics that were distributed to family & friends; made the prophetic quote "We used to say that Frisbee is really a religion --- Frisbyterians, we'd call ourselves. When we die, we don't do to purgatory. We just land up on the roof and lay there." (was this guy a Ferengi?!)
born on 6-28-1924 in South Pasadena, California
expired 8-11-2002 in La Selva Beach, California   age 78   cause: stroke
movie/tv western villain  Myron Daniel Healey
born on 6-8-1923 in Petaluma, California
expired 12-21-2005 in Burbank, California   age 82   cause: respiratory failure
AKS: Healy
blind jazz & blues/rock guitarist/vocalist  Norman Jeffrey Healey   had performed with the group Angel Eyes
born on 3-25-1966 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 3-2-2008 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 41   cause: retinoblastoma
   Contest Selectors
2008LMLD, RAVN6.3%
   Scored 9.6500 points

portly actor  David Healy
born on 5-15-1932
expired 10-25-1995 in London, England   age 64   cause: heart ailment
vaudevillian  Ted Healy   in 1923 formed a comedy act called "Ted Healy and his Stooges" with Moe Howard, Shemp Howard and Ken Lackey acting as his foiles; Moe and Shemp later went out on their own, adding Larry Fine and calling themselves The Three Stooges
born on 10-1-1896 in Houston, Texas
expired 9-12-1937   age 40
one-time Florida accountant  George A. Hearing   got involved with Watergate era dirty-trickster Donald Segretti; in May of 1973 plead guilty to fabricating & distributing illegal campaign literature — did a year for that little stunt
born on 1-20-1933
expired 9-16-1994 in LaGrange, Georgia   age 61
L.A. Lakers broadcaster  Francis Dayle "Chick" Hearn   coined phrases "slam dunk" & "air ball"
born on 11-27-1916 in Buda, Illinois
expired 8-5-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 85   cause: complications from surgery; a fall
 Catherine Wood Hearst   ex-wife of Randolph A. Hearst; mother of Patty
¤née: Campbell 
born on 7-5-1917 in Atlanta, Georgia
expired 12-30-1998 in Los Angeles, California   age 81   cause: stroke
   Contest Selectors
1979 JH7.7%

publishing heir  David Whitmire Hearst   son of William Randolph Sr.; twin brother of Randolph A.
born on 12-2-1915 in New York, New York
expired 5-13-1986 in Los Angeles, California   age 70
publishing/media executive  George Randolph Hearst Jr   had twin sister Phoebe (Hearst) Cooke
born on 7-13-1927 in San Francisco, California
expired 6-25-2012 in Palo Alto, California   age 84   cause: complications from stroke
publishing executive  George Randolph Hearst Sr.   eldest son of William Randolph Hearst Sr.
born on 4-23-1904
expired 1-26-1972 in Loma Linda, California   age 67
media heir  John Randolph "Bunky" Hearst III   a grandson of Citizen Hearst
born on 12-8-1933 in New York, New York
expired 11-9-2011 in New York, New York   age 77
William Randolph's widow  Millicent Veronica Willson Hearst
born on 7-16-1882 in New York, New York
expired 12-5-1974 in New York, New York   age 91
publishing heir  Randolph Apperson Hearst   youngest son of William Randolph Sr.; twin brother of David; father of Patricia
born on 12-2-1915 in New York, New York
expired 12-18-2000 in New York, New York   age 85   cause: stroke
newspaper publishing baron  William Randolph Hearst Sr.   put the "yellow" in Yellow Journalism; built San Simeon castle in California; had Marion Davies as a mistress; provided the model for Orson Welles' Citizen Kane
born on 4-29-1863 in San Francisco, California
expired 8-14-1951 in Beverly Hills, California   age 88   cause: cerebral hemorrhage
publishing heir  William Randolph Hearst Jr.
born on 1-27-1908 in New York, New York
expired 5-14-1993   age 85
former British Prime Minister (1970-74)  Edward Richard George "Ted" Heath
born on 7-9-1916 in St. Peter's-in-Thanet, Broadstairs, Kent, England
expired 7-17-2005 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England   age 89
   Contest Selectors
2004ANG, RAVN11.1%
   Scored 6.1000 solo points

World War I selenium mustard gas inventor  Fred Harvey Heath
expired 1-26-1952 in Gainesville, Florida   age 69
jazz bassist  Percy Heath   last surviving original member of the Modern Jazz Quartet
born on 4-30-1923 in Wilmington, North Carolina
expired 4-28-2005 in Southampton, New York   age 81   cause: bone cancer
biochemist Dr.  Norman George Heatley   with Florey developed method of extracting mass quantities of penicillin from mold cultures
born on 1-10-1911 in Suffolk, England
expired 1-5-2004 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England   age 92
radio news commentator  Gabriel Heatter
born on 9-17-1890 in New York, New York
expired 3-30-1972 in Miami, Florida   age 81   cause: complications from stroke
former Louisiana congressman (1941-76)  Felix Edward Hébert
born on 10-12-1901 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 12-29-1979 in New Orleans, Louisiana   age 78   cause: heart failure
film writer & producer  Ben Hecht
born on 2-28-1893 in New York, New York
expired 4-18-1964 in New York, New York   age 71
songwriter  Donald "Donn" Hecht   co-wrote Patsy Cline's first hit Walkin' After Midnight (1957)
born on 4-18-1930
expired 10-18-2002 in Miami Beach, Florida   age 72   cause: heart attack
actress  Anna Eileen Heckart   won a Tony, three Emmys & a Best Supporting Actress oscar for playing Mrs. Baker in Butterflies Are Free (1972)
born on 3-29-1919 in Columbus, Ohio
expired 12-31-2001 in Norwalk, Connecticut   age 82   cause: cancer
Windham Hill guitarist  Michael Hedges
born on 12-31-1953
expired 12-1-1997 in Boonville, California   age 43   cause: car crash
beat generation painter  Wally B. Hedrick
born on 7-21-1928 in Pasadena, California
expired 12-17-2003 in Bodega, California   age 75   cause: congestive heart failure
actor/singer/tv performer  Johannes "Jopie" Heesters   had the 'good luck' of performing for the Nazis
¤born: Johan Marius Nicolaas Heesters 
born on 12-5-1903 in Amersfoort, Utrecht, The Netherlands
expired 12-24-2011 in Stamberg, Bavaria, Germany   age 108
   Contest Selectors
2006DTM, WEP6.7%
2007DTM, WEP6.5%
2008ANG, DTM, WEP9.4%
2009DTM, OED, WEP10.0%
2010DTM, WEP7.4%

actor  Emmet Evan Heflin Jr.   played the mad bomber in Airport (1970)
born on 12-13-1910 in Walters, Oklahoma
expired 7-23-1971 in Hollywood, California   age 60   cause: complications from heart attack
fogbound former Alabama senator (1979-96)  Howell Thomas Heflin
born on 6-19-1921 in Poulan, Georgia
expired 3-29-2005 in Sheffield, Alabama   age 83   cause: heart attack; intestinal blockage
AKS: Hefflin Heflen Hefflen
Hugh's mom  Grace C. Hefner   wanted her son to be a Methodist missionary (at least he was good at the position); made a financial killing as an early investor in Playboy Magazine (helped pay for initial issue publication)
born on 11-17-1895
expired 3-20-1997 in Scottsdale, Arizona   age 101
movie/tv music composer  Neal Paul Hefti   composed the Odd Couple & tv Batman theme & movie soundtrack for How to Murder Your Wife
born on 10-29-1922 in Hastings, Nebraska
expired 10-11-2008 in Toluca Lake, California   age 85   cause: heart attack
AKS: Neil Neel Kneal
author  Thomas Oris Heggen Jr.   wrote novel Mr. Roberts & co-authored the Broadway adaptation
born on 12-23-1919 in Fort Dodge, Iowa
expired 5-19-1949 in New York, New York   age 29   cause: drowned in bathtub
character actor  Oliver Peters Heggie   portrayed the hermit in Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
born on 9-17-1879 in Angaston, South Australia, Australia
expired 2-7-1936 in Los Angeles, California   age 56   cause: pneumonia
actor  Robert Hegyes   played Epstein in Welcome Back Kotter tv sitcom
born on 5-7-1951 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey
expired 1-26-2012 in Metuchen, New Jersey   age 60   cause: heart attack
1972 Olympic swimmer  Jerry A. Heidenreich   won 2 gold, 1 silver & 1 bronze medal
born on 2-4-1950
expired 4-18-2002 in Paris, Texas   age 52   cause: suicide
classical violinist  Jascha Heifetz
born on 2-2-1901 in Vilnius, Lithuania
expired 12-10-1987 in Los Angeles, California   age 86
   Contest Selectors
1979 HP7.7%
1980 DH, RR12.5%

economist  Robert Lewis Heilbroner   wrote The Worldly Philosophers (1953)
born on 3-24-1919 in New York, New York
expired 1-4-2005 in New York, New York   age 85   cause: brain stem stroke; Lewy body disease
AKS: Hielbroner Heilbruner Hielbruner Heilbronner Hielbrunner
Detroit Tigers outfielder  Harry Edwin Heilmann   American League batting champion in 1923, 1925 & 1927
born on 8-3-1894 in San Francisco, California
expired 7-9-1951 in Detroit, Michigan   age 56   cause: cancer
Nazi Waffen SS doctor  Aribert Ferdinand Heim   while one of the doctors at the Mauthausen concentration camp murdered dozens (possibly hundreds) of prisoners; subject of a world-wide manhunt to finally be brought to justice; eventually fled to Egypt, changed his name to Tarek Hussein Farid and converted to Islam
born on 6-28-1914 in Radkersburg, Austria, Austro-Hungarian Empire
expired 8-10-1992 in Cairo, Egypt   age 78   cause: rectal cancer

couturier  Jacques Heim   created brief swimsuit that he called "The Atome"; it failed to catch on like his competitor's suit
born on 5-8-1899 in Paris, France
expired 1-8-1967 in Paris, France   age 67
brewmaster to the world  Alfred Henry "Freddy" Heineken   had managed family brewery (1971-89)
born on 11-4-1923 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
expired 1-3-2002 in Noordwijk, The Netherlands   age 78   cause: pneumonia
tv executive  George A. Heinemann   created Ding Dong School and Shari Lewis and Lambchop
born on 12-9-1918
expired 8-21-1996 in Canaan, New York   age 77   cause: heart attack
German aviation pioneer  Ernst Heinrich Heinkel   produced the world's first rocket plane in 1939
born on 1-24-1888 in Grunbach, Germany
expired 1-30-1958 in Stuttgart, Germany   age 70
science fiction author  Robert Anson Heinlein   wrote Starship Troopers & Stranger in a Strange Land
born on 7-7-1907 in Butler, Missouri
expired 5-8-1988 in Carmel, California   age 80
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP6.3%

writer's spouse/muse  Virginia D. Heinlein   gave husband idea for Stranger in a Strange Land
born on 4-22-1916
expired 1-18-2003 in Atlantic Beach, Illinois   age 76   cause: complications from respiratory illness
Pennsylvania Senator (1976-91)  Henry John Heinz III
born on 10-23-1938 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 4-4-1991 in Merion, Pennsylvania   age 52
journalist, sportswrite, author  Wilfred Charles Heinz   co-wrote the novel M*A*S*H (published 1968 under pen name Richard Hooker)
born on 1-11-1915 in Mount Vernon, New York
expired 2-27-2008 in Barington, Vermont   age 93
Texas death row inmate  Earl Carl Heiselbetz Jr.   executed for the 1991 strangulation murders of Rena Whitten Rogers (age 22) and her 2 year old daughter Jacy
born on 4-1-1951
expired 1-12-2000 in Huntsville, Texas   age 48   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2000 TEX14%
   Scored 10.2000 solo points

nuclear physicist  Werner Karl Heisenberg   when his toy electron broke down he invented quantum mechanics so that he could fix it himself; with no degree of certainty we think he won a Nobel Prize for some theory
born on 12-5-1901 in Würzburg, Germany
expired 2-1-1976 in München, Bavaria, Germany   age 74
longtime innovative college football coach  John William Heisman   "invented" the center snap (on "Hike") & scoreboard, pushed for the legality of the forward pass; first athletic director of NYC's Downtown Athletic Club; DAC named their football award after him upon his death making it the Heisman Memorial Trophy
¤born: Johann Wilheim Heismann 
born on 10-25-1869 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 10-3-1936 in New York, New York   age 66   cause: bronchial pneumonia
cartoonist  John Held Jr.   noted for his 1920s "flapper girl" illustrations
born on 1-10-1889 in Salt Lake City, Utah
expired 3-2-1958 in Belmar, New Jersey   age 69
Dr.  Rudolph Hell   inventor of facsimile precursor, the "Hellschreiber" (1929) & technology found in scanners
born on 12-19-1901 in Eggmuehl, Germany
expired 3-14-2002 in Kiel, Germany   age 100
nuclear physicist Dr.  Robert Linton Hellens   while working for a Westinghouse division helped design the nuclear reactor for The Nautilus submarine
born on 8-4-1925 in Fall River, Massachusetts
expired 1-28-2008 in Boothbay Harbor, Maine   age 82   cause: Wegener's disease
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in June 1975 author  Joseph Heller   wrote Catch-22 (1961); based Yossarian on a friend of his (another bombardier stationed in Corsica)
born on 5-1-1923 in New York, New York
expired 12-12-1999 in East Hampton, New York   age 76   cause: heart attack
Broadway & Hollywood producer  Mark Hellinger
born on 3-21-1903 in New York, New York
expired 12-21-1947 in Hollywood, California   age 44   cause: coronary thrombosis
author  Lillian Hellman   wrote Julia
born on 6-20-1905 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 6-30-1984 in Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts   age 79
   Contest Selectors
1979 VM7.7%
1980 BD, VA12.5%

mayonnaise magnate  Richard Hellman   merged his company with the Postum Company (1927)
expired 2-2-1971 in Greenwich, Connecticut   age 94
folk singer  Maria Hellwig
¤née: Neumeier 
born on 2-22-1920 in Reit im Winkel, Traunstein, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany
expired 11-26-2010 in Ruhpolding, Bavaria, Germany   age 90
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 6.0000 solo points

Rotwang's robot undergoing the transformation into the false Maria, from 'Metropolis' actress  Brigitte Helm   played Rotwang's robot/Maria in Metropolis (1927)
¤born: Brigitte Eva Gisela Schittenhelm
Mrs. Hugo Kunheim 
born on 3-17-1908 in Berlin, Germany
expired 6-11-1996 in Ascona, Switzerland   age 88
former U.S. Olympic Committee head (1985-91)  Robert Hanna Helmick   resigned after accusations of improprieties
born on 3-5-1937 in Des Moines, Iowa
expired 4-15-2003 in Des Moines, Iowa   age 66   cause: cardiac failure; stroke
singer  Bobby Helms   did Jingle Bell Rock
born on 8-15-1933 in Bloomington, Indiana
expired 6-19-1997 in Martinsville, Indiana   age 63   cause: emphysema; asthma
1960s hippie  Chester Leo "Chet" Helms   was a concert promoter — owner of the Avalon Ballroom; dubbed the "father of the Summer of Love"; founded the group Big Brother & the Holding Company which featured Janis Joplin as lead singer
born on 8-2-1942 in Santa Maria, California
expired 6-25-2005 in San Francisco, California   age 62   cause: complications from stroke
former North Carolina Senator (1973-2002)  Jesse Alexander Helms Jr.
born on 10-18-1921 in Monroe, North Carolina
expired 7-4-2008 in Raleigh, North Carolina   age 86   cause: heart failure; vascular dementia; prostate cancer
   Contest Selectors
2000ANG, BOD, IVY, TEX57%
2001BOD, NFG, TEX37½%
2003ANG, JEDS, MJ, PCD, TAP, TMTX33.3%
   Scored 3.9012 points

corporate bigwig  John Hoy Helms   founded the Helms Athletic Foundation that annually recognizes amateur athletes
expired 1-5-1957 in Palm Springs, California   age 67
CIA Deputy Director (1965-66) & director (1966-73)  Richard McGarrah Helms
born on 3-30-1913 in Saint David's, Pennsylvania
expired 10-23-2002 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 89   cause: multiple myeloma
parsimonious feeb  Harry Brakmann Helmsley   married to the Borg Queen
born on 3-4-1909 in New York, New York
expired 1-4-1997 in Scottsdale, Arizona   age 87   cause: pneumonia
Fuck off, peasants!interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in November 1990 1992's Queen of the Slammer  Leona Mindy Helmsley   known for the apocryphal quote "We don't pay taxes ... only the little people pay taxes!"; shortly thereafter, a brigade of flying monkeys from the IRS Fortress of Doom descended upon her tax filings, ulimately resulting in her incarceration (hubby Harry was ruled too feeble to face the "music"); served 18 months of 14 year sentence
¤born: Lena Mindy Rosenthal
changed name to Leona Roberts in 1930s
ex-Mrs. Leo Panzirer
ex-Mrs. Joe Lubin 
born on 7-4-1920 in Marbletown, Ulster County, New York
expired 8-20-2007 in Greenwich, Connecticut   age 87   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
2006MOT, XXX6.7%
2007MOT, TFM6.5%
   Scored 5.0500 points

former Lebanese president (1964-70)  Charles Helou
born on 12-5-1912 in Beirut, Lebanon
expired 1-7-2001 in Zalka, Lebanon   age 88   cause: heart attack
former 3M Corp CEO  Harry Heltzer   invented Scotchlite reflective sheeting & other reflective road marking materials; got caught making illicite campaign contributions from a corporate slush fund
born on 8-22-1911 in Cincinnati, Ohio
expired 9-21-2005 in Lenoir, North Carolina   age 94
author  Ernest Miller Hemingway   won 1953 Pulitzer and 1954 Nobel prizes for his novel The Old Man and the Sea (1952)
born on 7-21-1899 in Oak Park, Illinois
expired 7-2-1961 in Ketchum, Idaho   age 61   cause: suicide; gunshot wound
Ernest's youngest son  Gregory H. Hemingway   former physician; had sex change operation
born on 11-12-1931 in Kansas City, Missouri
expired 10-1-2001 in Miami, Florida   age 64   cause: hypertension; heart disease
outdoorsman  John Hadley Nicanor "Jack" Hemingway   son of Ernest; father of Mariel, Margaux & Joan ("Muffet")
¤nickname: "Bumby" 
born on 10-10-1923 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 12-1-2000 in New York, New York   age 77   cause: complications from heart surgery
cover of the May 1990 issue of 'Playboy' magazine with model Margaux Hemingway model  Margaux Byra Hemingway   sister of Mariel; did May 1990 Playboy pictorial
¤born: Margot 
born on 2-19-1955 in Portland, Oregon
expired 6-28-1996 in Santa Barbara, California   age 41   cause: suicide; phenobarbitol overdose
tv director  Dwight Arlington Hemion   won a bunch of Emmy awards (18)
born on 3-14-1926 in New Haven, Connecticut
expired 1-28-2008 in Rectortown, Virginia   age 81   cause: renal failure
Hawiian resort developer  Christopher B. Hemmeter Sr.   son of inventor George
born on 10-8-1939 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 11-27-2003 in Brentwood, California   age 64   cause: liver cancer; Parkinson's disease
 George Thiemeyer Hemmeter   invented the coin-operated newspaper vending machine (1947) & the self-balancing washing machine
born on 3-21-1906 in Maryland
expired 4-8-2000 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 94
actor  David Hemmings   played Thomas in Blowup (1966), Dildano in Barbarella (1968) & Cassius in Gladiator (2000)
born on 11-18-1941 in Guildford, Surrey, England
expired 12-3-2003 in Romania   age 62   cause: heart attack
blues singer  Jessie Mae Hemphill
born on 10-18-1933 in Senatobia, Mississippi
expired 7-22-2006 in Memphis, Tennessee   age 72   cause: complications from infection
jazz saxophonist  Julius Hemphill
born on 1-24-1938 in Atlantic City, New Jersey
expired 4-2-1995   age 57
comedienne  Shirley Ann Hemphill   appeared on Whats Happening (1976-79)
born on 7-1-1947 in Asheville, North Carolina
expired 12-4-1999 in West Covina, California   age 52   cause: "natural causes"
Beach Blanket Bingo lyricist  Guy Bonson Hemric
born on 6-30-1931
expired 1-10-1993   age 61
silent movie actor/director  Joseph Edward Henabery   played Abraham Lincoln in Birth of a Nation; directed the Babylonian orgy scenes in Intolerance
born on 1-15-1887 in Omaha, Nebraska
expired 2-18-1976 in Woodland Hills, California   age 89
Dr.  Philip Showalter Hench   shared the 1950 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 2-28-1896 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 3-30-1965 in Ocho Rios, Jamaica   age 69
1934 Nobel peace prize recipient  Arthur Henderson
born on 9-13-1863 in Glasgow, Scotland
expired 10-20-1935 in London, England   age
retired government lawyer  Elmer W. Henderson   as a result of a 1942 train ride he won a 1950 Supreme Court victory (8-0) against separate-but-equal accomodations aboard trains
born on 6-8-1913 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 7-17-2001 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 88
jazz orchestra leader  James Fletcher Henderson
born on 12-18-1897 in Cuthbert, Georgia
expired 12-29-1952 in New York, New York   age 55
jazz saxophonist  Joe Henderson
born on 4-24-1937 in Lima, Ohio
expired 6-30-2001 in San Francisco, California   age 64   cause: heart failure; emphysema
Broadway arranger/orchestrator  Luther Henderson Jr.
born on 3-14-1919 in Kansas City, Missouri
expired 7-29-2003 in New York, New York   age 84   cause: cancer
former Tonight Show band leader  Lyle Russell Cedric "Skitch" Henderson   first started working on the Tonight Show under Steve Allen; created the "Stump the Band" schtick; did some time for tax evasion
born on 1-27-1918 in Birmingham, West Midlands, England
expired 11-1-2005 in New Milford, Connecticut   age 87
   Contest Selectors
2003TAP, TMTX11.1%
2004RIE, TAP11.1%
2005RIE, TBC8.7%
   Scored 5.0500 points

former actress  Marian Marsh Henderson   starred opposite John Barrymore as Trilby in Svengali (1931); widow of a co-founder of Palm Desert, California
¤born: Violet Ethelred Krauth 
born on 10-17-1913 in Trinidad, West Indies
expired 11-9-2006 in Palm Desert, California   age 93
army Colonel  Oran K. Henderson   courts-martialed for covering-up the 1968 My Lai massacre (it happened his first day as commander of the Americal Division's 11th Infantry Brigade); he was acquitted of the charges
born on 8-25-1920 in Indianapolis, Indiana
expired 6-2-1998 in Lebanon, Pennsylvania   age 77   cause: pancreatic cancer
song composer  Ray Henderson   collaborated with Lew Brown & "Buddy" DeSylva on Sonny Boy (written as a joke for Al Jolson), Bye, Bye Blackbird and Button Up Your Overcoat
born on 12-1-1896 in Buffalo, New York
expired 12-31-1970 in Greenwich, Connecticut   age 74   cause: heart attack
Dr.  Robert Gregory Henderson   invented the Iron Lung (1933; design based upon the Drinker Respirator)
born on 4-7-1902 in Clatt, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
expired 5-10-2000   age 98
former Spinners singer  William "Billy" Henderson   booted out of the group he co-founded when he sued to get a look at the books
born on 8-9-1939 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 2-2-2007 in Daytona Beach, Florida   age 67   cause: complications from diabetes
last living Brown et al. v. Board of Education plaintiff  Zelma Cleota Henderson
¤née: Hurst 
born on 2-29-1920 in Colby, Kansas
expired 5-20-2008 in Topeka, Kansas   age 88   cause: pancreatic cancer
victim of government malfeasance  Ernest Hendon   last surviving victim of the U.S. Public Heath Service's ill-conceived Tuskegee syphilis study (1932-72) that threw away the lives of 623 men without their full knowledge or consent for the attrocities that were perpetrated upon them
born on 2-17-1907 in Roba, Alabama
expired 1-16-2004 in Opelika, Alabama   age 96
Cleveland 1st term vice president (1885)  Thomas Andrews Hendricks
born on 9-7-1819 in Zanesville, Ohio
expired 11-25-1885 in Indianapolis, Indiana   age 66
film/tv actor  Benjamin Hendrickson   plays the part of Hal Munson on As the World Turns
born on 9-26-1950 in Huntington, Long Island, New York
expired 7-1-2006 in Huntington, Long Island, New York   age 55   cause: suicide; shotgun to head
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 9.5000 solo points

actress  Dixie Wanda Hendrix   briefly married to Audie Murphy (1949-50)
born on 11-3-1928 in Jacksonville, Florida
expired 2-1-1981 in Burbank, California   age 52   cause: double pneumonia
 James A. Hendrix   father of Jimi
born on 6-10-1919 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
expired 4-17-2002 in Seattle, Washington   age 82
   Contest Selectors

rock guitarist  James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix
born on 11-27-1942 in Seattle, Washington
expired 9-18-1970 in London, England   age 27   cause: drowned in aspirated vomit; sleeping pill overdose
recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor World War II Medal of Honor recipient  James Richard Hendrix
born on 8-20-1925 in Lepanto, Arkansas
expired 11-14-2002 in Davenport, Florida   age 77   cause: cancer
Norwegian ice skater  Sonja Henie   won Olympic figure skating gold medals at the 1928, 1932 & 1936 games
born on 4-8-1912 in Kristiania, Norway
expired 10-12-1969 in Oslo, Norway   age 57
Shuttle STS-51--F astronaut Dr.  Karl Gordon Henize
born on 10-17-1926 in Cincinnati, Ohio
expired 10-5-1994 in Mount Everest, Nepal   age 67   cause: high altitude pulmonary edema
Tennessee death row inmate  Steve M. Henley
born on 11-25-1953
expired 2-4-2009 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 55   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 9.5000 solo points

illusionist  Douglas James Henning
born on 5-3-1947 in Fort Garry, Manitoba, Canada
expired 2-7-2000 in Los Angeles, California   age 52   cause: liver cancer
tv producer  Paul W. Henning   executive producer of Love That Bob tv series; creator of The Beverly Hillbillies (1962), & Petticoat Junction (1963) tv series
born on 9-16-1911 in Independence, Missouri (nearby farm)
expired 3-25-2005 in Burbank, California   age 93
Casablanca actor  Paul Henreid
¤born: Paul George Julius Hernreid Ritter von Wasel Waldingau 
born on 1-10-1908 in Trieste, Austria-Hungary
expired 3-29-1992   age 84
pretender to French throne (since 1926)  Henri VI   Count of Paris & Duke of France
¤full name: Henri Robert Ferdinand Marie Louis-Philippe d'Orleans 
born on 8-5-1908 in Castle of Nouvion-in-Thiérache, France
expired 6-19-1999 in Chéisy, France   age 90   cause: prostate cancer
 Thomas David "Tommy" Henrich   former Yankees baseball player (1937-50)
born on 2-20-1913 in Massillon, Ohio
expired 12-1-2009 in Dayton, Ohio   age 96   cause: complications from strokes
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 5.4000 solo points

AKS: Heinrich
Chilean Cardinal  Raúl Silva Henríquez
born on 9-27-1907
expired 4-9-1999 in Santiago, Chile   age 91   cause: heart attack
AKS: Raul Henriquez
to next English ruler: Stephen Ito previous English ruler: William II English king (1100-35)  Henry I   youngest son of William the Conquerer; succeded brother William II under suspicious circumstances
¤born: Henry Beauclerc 
born on --1068 in Selby, England
expired 12-1-1135 in Lyons-la-Forêt, Normandy   age 67   cause: food poisoning (bad lampreys)
to next English ruler: Richard Ito previous English ruler: Stephen English king (1154-1189)  Henry II   grandson of Henry I; son of Matilda and Geoffre IV of Anjou; husband of Eleanor of Aquitane; father of Richard I; first Plantagenet king of England
¤born: Henry Plantagenet 
born on 6-3-1133 in Le Mans, France
expired 7-6-1189 in Chinon, France   age 56
to next English ruler: Edward Ito previous English ruler: John English king (1216-1272)  Henry III   son of John
born on 10-1-1207 in Winchester, England
expired 11-16-1272 in Westminster, England   age 65
to next English ruler: Henry Vto previous English ruler: Richard II English king (1399-1413)  Henry IV   grandson of Edward III; first king from the House of Lancaster
¤aka: Henry Bolingbroke 
born on 4-3-1367 in Spilsby, England
expired 3-20-1413 in London, England   age 45
to next English ruler: Henry VIto previous English ruler: Henry IV English king (1413-1422)  Henry V   son of Henry IV
born on 8-9-1387 in Monmouth, Wales
expired 8-31-1422 in Bois de Vincennes, France   age 35
to next English ruler: Edward IVto previous English ruler: Edward IVto next English ruler: Edward IVto previous English ruler: Henry V English king (1422-1461 and 1470-1471)  Henry VI   son of Henry V; founded Eton College (1440); last Lancaster king of England
born on 12-6-1421 in Windsor, England
expired 5-21-1471 in London, England   age 49   cause: imprisonment in Tower of London
to next English ruler: Henry VIIIto previous English ruler: Richard II English king (1485-1509)  Henry VII   head of the House of Lancaster; first Tudor king; father of Henry VIII; grandfather of Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I
¤aka: Henry Tudor, the Earl of Richmond 
born on 1-28-1457 in Pembroke, Wales
expired 4-21-1509 in Richmond, England   age 52
to next English ruler: Edward VIto previous English ruler: Henry VII English king (1509-1547)  Henry VIII   son of Henry VI; father of Mary I (by first wife Katherine of Aragon), Elizabeth I (by second wife Anne Boleyn) and Edward VI (by third wife Jane Seymour); also married to Anne of Cleves (wife number four), Katherine Howard (wife number five) and Catherine Parr (wife number six)
born on 6-28-1491 in Greenwich, England
expired 1-28-1547 in Westminster, England   age 55
American revolutionary  Patrick Henry   famous quote: "Give me liberty or give me death!"
born on 5-26-1736 in Studley, Virginia
expired 6-6-1799 in Charlotte City, Virginia   age 63
former west-Michigan congressman  Paul Henry
born on 7-9-1942 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 7-31-1993 in Grand Rapids, Michigan   age 51   cause: brain cancer
click on Admiral Enright to hear his immortal words character actor  Thomas Browne Henry   played Admiral Enright in Earth vs. the Flying Saucers
born on 11-7-1907
expired 6-30-1980 in La Mesa, California   age 72
former Disney animator  Erwin William Henson   made first Chip and Dale-featured cartoon; animator on Song of the South (1947), the Bullwinkle Show, Underdog & Tennessee Tuxedo, animated the Trix rabbit commercials
born on 7-20-1924 in Dallas, Texas
expired 12-3-2002 in Dallas, Texas   age 78   cause: head injuries sustained when he stepped off a curb into the path of a truck
Muppeteer  James Maury "Jim" Henson
born on 9-24-1936 in Greenville, Mississippi
expired 5-16-1990   age 53   cause: severe pneumonia
actress  Audrey Edda Hepburn   Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's
¤norn: Edda Kathleen van Heemstra Hepburn-Rusten 
born on 5-4-1924 in Brussels, Belgium
expired 1-20-1993 in Tolochenaz, Switzerland   age 68   cause: colon cancer
actress  Katharine Houghton Hepburn   4-time Best Actress Academy Award winner (1933: Morning Glory; 1967: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner; 1968 The Lion in Winner & 1962 On Golden Pond); longtime lover of Spencer Tracy
born on 5-12-1907 in Hartford, Connecticut
expired 6-29-2003 in Old Saybrook, Connecticut   age 96   cause: pneumonia; Parkinson's disease
   Contest Selectors
1979DO, DW, HP, SB, VM38.5%
1980BB,DO, DW, EB, HP, VA37.5%
2000ANG, BOD, KLS, RR, TEX71%
   Scored 2.9002 points

AKS: Katherine
Guinness-certified "world's shortest (walking) man"  He Pingping   stood 74.6cm tall
born on 7-13-1988 in Ulanqab, Inner Mongolia, China
expired 3-13-2010 in Rome, Italy   age 21   cause: heart complications; primordial dwarfism
tv's Mr. Wizard  Donald Jeffrey Herbert   did the show on NBC from 1951 to 1965, then on cable
born on 7-10-1917 in Waconia, Minnesota
expired 6-12-2007 in Bell Canyon, Ventura County, California   age 89   cause: multiple myeloma
   Contest Selectors
2006DFFC, NFG6.7%
2007DFFC, DGW, DTH, NFG12.9%
   Scored 3.9125 points

author  Frank Patrick Herbert   wrote the Dune book series (first in 1965), for which he won the 1965 Nebula & 1965 Hugo awards
born on 10-8-1920 in Tacoma, Washington
expired 2-11-1986 in Madison, Wisconsin   age 65   cause: cancer
playwright  Frederick Hugh Herbert   wrote The Moon is Blue
born on 5-29-1897 in Vienna, Austria
expired 5-17-1958 in Beverly Hills, California   age 60
archaeologist/Egyptologist  George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert   co-discoverer of the tomb of King Tut (1922)
¤title: 5th Earl of Canarvon 
born on 6-26-1866 in Newbury, England
expired 4-5-1923 in Cairo, Egypt   age 56   cause: the curse ???
befuddled screen comedian  Hugh Herbert   said "woo woo" a lot and fluttered his hands in the air
born on 8-10-1885 in Binghampton, New York
expired 3-12-1952 in Hollywood, California   age 66   cause: heart ailment
operetta composer  Victor Herbert   wrote Babes in Toyland (1903)
born on 2-1-1859 in Dublin, Ireland
expired 5-27-1924   age 65
radio announcer  Edward Joseph Herlihy   spokesman for Kraft Foods; narrated 1940s Universal newsreels in 1940s; appeared in several Woody Allen movies: Hannah and Her Sisters, Radio Days and Zelig (as, what else, the newsreel announcer); also in Scorsese's The King of Comedy and Pee-wee's Big Adventure
born on 8-14-1909 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 1-30-1999 in New York, New York   age 89
novelist, playwright  James Leo Herlihy   wrote Midnight Cowboy (1965)
born on 2-27-1927 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 10-20-1993 in Los Angeles, California   age 66   cause: sleeping pill overdose
former CBS News correspondent (1944-87)  George Edward Herman   was moderator of Face the Nation from 1969 to 1983
born on 1-14-1920 in New York, New York
expired 2-8-2005 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 85   cause: congestive heart failure
Thundering Herd bandleader  Woodrow Charles "Woody" Herman
born on 5-16-1913 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 10-29-1987   age 74   cause: cardiac arrest
   Contest Selectors
1979 MS7.7%

Texas death row inmate  Adolph Gil Hernandez
¤aka: number 978 
born on 9-1-1950 in Lubbock, Texas
expired 2-8-2001 in Huntsville, Texas   age 50   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2001 BOD, DTM, TEX37½%
   Scored 8.1250 points

choreographer  Amalia Hernández Navarro   founder of the Ballet Folklórico de México (1952)
born on 9-19-1917 in Mexico City, Mexico
expired 11-4-2000 in Mexico City, Mexico   age 83
AKS: Hernandez
Her photo reminds us of the cover of 'The Bog People' former midwife  Cruz Hernández Rivas   a purported supergeezer (only documentation is a baptismal record)
born on 5-3-1878 in San Sebastián, El Salvador
expired 3-8-2007 in San Agustin, Usulutan Department, El Salvador   age 128
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 2.2000 solo points

AKS: Hernandez
The Ones founder & lead singer  Danny Hernandez   had top 10 hit with You Haven't Seen My Love (1969)
born on 7-29-1947
expired 12-9-2000 in Pinellas Park, Florida   age 53   cause: heart failure
Texas death row inmate  Rodolfo "Rudy" Hernandez
¤aka: number 807 
born on 11-18-1949
expired 3-21-2002 in Huntsville, Texas   age 52   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2000 TEX14%

 King Herod the Great   son of Herod Antipater; father of Herod Antipas; ruled Judea from 37 BC until his death; attempted a pre-emptive strike against the coming messiah by having newborns in Bethlehem killed
born on --73 BC
expired ??-??-4 BC in Jericho, Judea   age 69   cause: (Fournier's) gangrene of the genitalia; kidney disease
bartender  Carlos "Danny" Herrera   invented the Margarita cocktail (1947)
born on --1901 in Mexico City, Mexico
expired 5-11-1992 in San Diego, California   age 90
 Douglas Eugene Herrick   inventor of the jackalope (1932)
born on 7-8-1920
expired 1-6-2003 in Casper, Wyoming   age 82   cause: bone & lung cancer
the Oscar statuette former AMPAS executive secretary (1943-70)  Margaret Herrick   on her first day of work as Academy librarian (1931-43) she remarked that the famous statuette looked "like my uncle Oscar", giving it its nickname
¤born: Margaret Buck 
born on 9-27-1902 in Spokane, Washington
expired 6-21-1976 in Woodland Hills, California   age 73
 Ronald Lee Herrick   world's first successful organ donor — gave identical twin Richard one of his kidneys (transplanted 12/23/1954 by Dr. Joseph Murray)
born on 6-15-1931 in Rutland, Massachusetts
expired 12-27-2010 in Augusta, Maine   age 79   cause: complications from heart surgery
newspaper cartoonist  George Herriman   created Crazy Kat comic strip
born on 8-22-1880 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 4-26-1944 in Hollywood, California   age 63
heavier-than-air aviation pioneer  Augustus M. Herring   on October 11, 1898 his bi-plane glider made a 50 foot "powered" flight (using a compressed-air engine) at St. Joseph, Michigan; later he bettered his record to 73 feet
expired ??-??-19??   age ??
All Things Great and Small author  James Herriot
¤real name: James Alfred Wight 
born on 10-3-1916 in Glasgow, Scotland
expired 2-22-1995 in Thirsk, England   age 78
composer & conductor  Bernard Herrmann   wrote scores for Citizen Kane (1940), The Man Who Knew Too Much, North By Northwest, Journey to the Center of the Earth and Day the Earth Stood Still; won oscar for All That Money Can Buy; first husband of Lucille Fletcher
born on 6-29-1911 in New York, New York
expired 12-24-1975 in Los Angeles, California   age 64   cause: heart attack
writer  John Richard Hersey   wrote Hiroshima
born on 6-17-1914 in Tianjin, China
expired 3-23-1993 in Key West, Florida   age 78
microbiologist  Alfred Day Hershey   a 1930 (B.S.) & 1934 (Ph.D.) graduate of Michigan State College; shared the 1969 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 12-4-1908 in Owosso, Michigan
expired 5-22-1997 in Syosset, New York   age 88
Gen.  Lewis Blaine Hershey   head of the Selective Service System for way too many years (1936-70)
born on 9-12-1893 in Steuben City, Indiana
expired 5-20-1977 in Angola, Indiana   age 83
chocolate company founder (1903)  Milton Snavely Hershey   the real Willy Wonka
born on 9-13-1857 in Derry Church, Pennsylvania (now Hershey, Pennsylvania)
expired 10-13-1945 in Hershey, Pennsylvania   age 88
cartoonist, columnist & radio humorist  Harry Hershfield   created Abie the Agent strip (1914); appeared on 1940s radio series Can You Top This?
¤born: Abe Kabible 
born on 10-13-1885 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
expired 12-15-1974 in New York, New York   age 89
film actor  Jean Hersholt   namesake of AMPAS award for Humanitarianism
born on 7-12-1886 in Copenhagen, Denmark
expired 6-2-1956 in Beverly Hills, California   age 69   cause: cancer
Eisenhower Secretary of State (1959-61)  Christian Archibald Herter   Massachusetts governor (1952-56)
born on 3-28-1895 in Paris, France
expired 12-30-1966 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 71
physicist  Gustav Ludwig Hertz   shared the 1925 Nobel prize in physics
born on 7-22-1887 in Hamburg, Germany
expired 10-30-1975 in Berlin, Germany   age 88
very busy person  John Daniel Hertz   founded Yellow Cab Co. in 1915; founded Hertz Rent-A-Car System in 1924
born on --1879 in Austria
expired 10-8-1961 in Los Angeles, California   age 82
South African prime minister (1924-39) General  James Barry Munnik Hertzog   opposed British domination of South Africa, fighting them in the Boer War; supported the Nazis against Britain in World War II
born on 4-3-1866 in Wellington, Cape Colony
expired 11-21-1942 in Pretoria, South Africa   age 76
motion picture actress  Irene Hervey   appeared in Destry Rides Again and Play Misty for Me (1971); mother of singer Jack Jones
¤born: Irene Herwick 
born on 7-11-1910 in Los Angeles, California
expired 12-20-1998 in Los Angeles, California   age 88   cause: heart failure
researcher  Gerhard Herzberg   1971 Nobel chemistry laureate
born on 12-25-1904 in Hamburg, Germany
expired 3-3-1999 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada   age 94
founder of modern Zionism (1897)  Theodor Herzl   prodded British government to issue the Balfour Declaration (1917) promising to establish a Jewish state in Palestine
born on 5-2-1860 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary
expired 7-3-1904 in Edlach, Austria   age 44
tv soap opera writer  John David Hess   originated Love Of Life (1951-80)
born on 4-17-1918 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 4-15-2004 in New Hope, Pennsylvania   age 85   cause: lung cancer
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in July 1976 individualist  Karl Hess   inspired modern Libertarian movement; wrote 1969 Playboy article The Death of Politics (interviewed by them for July 1976 issue)
born on 5-25-1923 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 4-22-1994 in Kearneyville, West Virginia   age 70
Amerada Hess owner  Leon Hess   also owned the New York Jets football team
born on 3-14-1913 in Asbury Park, New Jersey
expired 5-7-1999 in New York, New York   age 85   cause: blood disease
obstetrician Dr.  Orvan Walter Hess   developed the fetal heart monitor (1957); involved in first successful clinical use of penicillin (1942)
born on 6-18-1906 in Margaretville, New York
expired 9-6-2002 in New Haven, Connecticut   age 96
1936 Nobel physics laureate  Victor Franz Hess   discoverer of cosmic radiation
born on 6-24-1883 in Waldenstein Castle, Steirmark, Austria-Hungary
expired 12-17-1964 in Mount Vernon, New York   age 81
AKS: Francis
#2 Nazi  Walter Richard Rudolf Hess   coined phrase "Heil Hitler!"; spent World War II in a British prison; later spent the rest of his life in Spandau prison
born on 4-26-1894 in Alexandria, Egypt
expired 8-17-1987 in Berlin, Germany   age 93   cause: suicide
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO, DW, HA, JW, RR38.5%
1980 DO, DW, JW, RR25.0%

Dr.  Walter Rudolf Hess   shared the 1949 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 3-17-1881 in Frauenfeld, Switzerland
expired 8-12-1973 in Locarno, Switzerland   age 92
novelist and poet  Hermann Hesse   wrote Die Steppenwolf (1927); won 1946 Nobel Prize (literature)
born on 7-2-1877 in Calw, Württemberg, Germany
expired 8-9-1962 in Montagnola, Switzerland   age 85   cause: cerebral hemorrhage
the NRA takes on junk Email

subject of 20 Questions interview in May 1983 `Playboy Magazine' actor  Charlton Heston   debuted in Dark City (1950); played Col. George Taylor in Planet of the Apes (1969) & Detective Thorn in Soylent Green (1973); former president of the NRA
¤born: John Charles Carter 
born on 10-4-1923 in Evanston, Illinois
expired 4-5-2008 in Beverly Hills, California   age 84   cause: Alzheimer's disease
   Contest Selectors
2003JEDS, TMTX11.1%
2004NFG, SS11.1%
2005BYE, HH, MOT, NFG, SLIM, WORM26.1%
   Scored 4.1024 points

Cuban politico  Carlos Hevia   held Cuban presidency for three days in 1934 under Batista; tried to overthrow Fidel Castro in 1961 during Bay of Pigs fiasco
born on --1900
expired 4-2-1964 in Lantana, Florida   age 64
actor  Christopher Hewett   played Roger DeBris in The Producers (1968) and Mr. Belvedere on tv
born on 4-5-1921 in Worthing, Sussex, England
expired 8-3-2001 in West Hollywood, California   age 80
Don Hewitt with Harry Reasoner (left) and Mike Wallace (right) CBS News producer  Donald Shepard Hewitt   created 60 Minutes news magazine program
born on 12-14-1922 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 8-19-2009 in Bridgehampton, New York   age 86   cause: pancreatic cancer
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 6.4000 solo points

HP co-founder (1939)  William Redington Hewlett
born on 5-20-1913 in Ann Arbor, Michigan
expired 1-12-2001 in Portola Valley, California   age 87
Nazi war criminal Dr.  Werner Heyde   head of the Reich Society for Mental Institutions, responsible for the deaths of more than 100,000 mentally retarded individuals
born on --1902
expired 2-13-1964 in Butzbach, Germany   age 61
Deputy Gestapo Chief  Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich   he had a "final solution"
born on 3-7-1904 in Halle, Germany
expired 6-4-1942 in Prague, Czechoslovakia   age 38   cause: septicemia (from bullet/grenade wounds)
anthropologist & author  Thor Heyerdahl Jr.
born on 10-6-1914 in Larvik, Norway
expired 4-18-2002 in Colla Micheri, Italy   age 87   cause: brain cancer
   Contest Selectors
1979 HA7.7%
2001 NFG12½%
2002 MORB9.1%
   Scored 6.3000 solo points

hack movie/tv director  Douglas Heyes   made Kitten With a Whip (1964)
born on 5-22-1919
expired 2-8-1993 in Beverly Hills, California   age 73   cause: congestive heart failure
AKS: Hayes
Dr.  Corneille Jean François Heymans   was the 1938 Nobel medicine laureate
born on 3-28-1892 in Ghent, Belgium
expired 7-18-1968 in Knokke, Belgium   age 76   cause: stroke
AKS: Francois
Dr.  Jaroslav Heyrovský   1959 Nobel chemistry laureate
born on 12-20-1890 in Prague, Austria-Hungary
expired 3-27-1967 in Prague, Czechoslovakia   age 76
AKS: Heyrovsky
 Paul Johann Ludwig Heyse   1910 Nobel laureate in literature
born on 3-15-1830 in Berlin, Prussia
expired 4-2-1914 in München, Bavaria, Germany   age 84   cause: pneumonia
movie & tv writer/producer  Louis M. Heyward   an executive at Barry/Enright Productions when Winky Dink and You was developed; producer of both Dr. Phibes movies (1971 & 72)
born on 6-29-1920
expired 3-26-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 81   cause: pneumonia
author  Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert
¤pen names: Victoria Holt, Philippa Carr, Jean Plaidy, Eleanor Burford, Ellalice Tate, Elbur Ford and Kathleen Kellow 
born on 9-1-1906 in London, England
expired 1-18-1993 in Eastern Mediterranean Sea (cruising)   age 86
singer  Albert George Hibbler
born on 8-16-1915 in Tyro, Mississippi
expired 4-24-2001 in Chicago, Illinois   age 85
   Contest Selectors

Disney nature film producer/narrator  Winston Hibler   made The Living Desert (1953), The Vanishing Prairie (1954) & The African Lion (1955); won best live action short oscar for Men Against the Arctic
born on 10-8-1910 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
expired 8-8-1976 in Burbank, California   age 65
first Nixon Interior secretary (1969-70)  Walter Joseph "Wally" Hickel   had also been governor of "Wally-World" (Alaska: 1966-69 & 1990-94)
born on 8-18-1919 in Claflin, Kansas
expired 5-7-2010 in Anchorage, Alaska   age 90
former Iowa senator (1945-68)  Bourke Blakemore Hickenlooper   Iowa governor (1943-45); co-author of the Atomic Energy Act (1954)
born on 7-21-1896 in Blockton, Iowa
expired 9-4-1971 in Shelter Island, New York   age 75   cause: heart attack
Hall-of-Fame NFL player  Robert Eugene Hickerson   a guard for the Browns & Steelers
born on 2-15-1935 in Trenton, Tennessee
expired 10-20-2008 in Olmsted Falls, Ohio   age 73
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 7.7000 solo points

former NFL coach  Howard Wayne "Red" Hickey   coached the San Francisco 49ers (1959-63), going 27-27-1; in a game against Buffalo in November 1960 he effectively employed his new offensive formation called the "shotgun" because it spread receivers all over the field
born on 2-14-1917 in Hickeyville, Arkansas
expired 3-30-2006 in Aptos, California   age 89
decrepit actor  William Hickey   played a dying mafia don in Prizzi's Honor and a dying string magnate in Mouse Hunt
born on 9-19-1928 in New York, New York
expired 6-29-1997 in New York, New York   age 68   cause: emphysema & bronchitis
inventor  Ronald Price Hickman   was a deisgner for the Lotus automobile; invented the Black & Decker Workmate folding/portable workbench (1961-72)
born on 10-21-1932 in Breytown, Natal, South Africa
expired 2-17-2011 in Saint Brélade, Isle of Jersey   age 78   cause: complications from fall
western "entertainer" & poker player  James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickock   toured with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show; shot in the back of the head by Jack McCall while playing poker in Saloon No.10 in Deadwood (made the mistake of having his back to the door); the cards he held, two pair (Aces and Eights), are now referred to as the "Dead Man's Hand"
born on 5-27-1837 in Troy Grove, Illinois
expired 8-2-1876 in Deadwood, Dakota Territory   age 39   cause: bullet to brain
Texas death row inmate  David Hicks   raped/murdered his grandmother (Ocolor Hesser, age 87) in April, 1988
born on 1-15-1962
expired 1-20-2000 in Huntsville, Texas   age 37   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2000 TEX14%
   Scored 11.3000 solo points

 John Richard Hicks   shared the 1972 Nobel prize in economics
born on 4-8-1904 in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England
expired 5-20-1989 in Blockley, Gloucestershire, England   age 85
actress  Maxine Elliott Hicks   as Susie May Squoggs slapped Mary Pickford in Poor Little Rich Girl (1917)
born on 10-5-1904 in Denver, Colorado
expired 1-10-2000 in San Clemente, California   age 95
actress  Joan Hickson
born on 8-5-1906 in Kingsthorpe, Northampton, England
expired 10-17-1998 in Colchester, Essex, England   age 92
radio antenna designer  Hidetsugu Yagi   an electrical engineering professor at Tohoku University; deisnged famed antenna with his assitant Shintaro Uda (1896-1976)
born on 1-28-1886 in Osaka, Japan
expired 1-19-1976 in Tokyo, Japan   age 89
Nazi Labor Service war criminal  Konstantin Hierl
born on 2-24-1875
expired 9-23-1955 in Heidelberg, Germany   age 80
snooker player  Alexander Gordon Higgins
born on 3-18-1949 in Belfast, Northern Ireland
expired 7-24-2010 in Belfast, Northern Ireland   age 61   cause: throat cancer
   Contest Selectors
2003 MB5.6%

filmmaker  Colin Higgins   wrote Harold and Maude (1971), Foul Play (1978) and Nine to Five (1980)
born on 7-28-1941 in Noumea, New Caledonia
expired 8-4-1988 in Beverly Hills, California   age 47   cause: complications from AIDS
petroleum explorer  Patillo Higgins   discoverer of the Spindletop oil field
born on 12-5-1863 in Sabine Pass, Texas
expired 6-5-1955 in San Antonio, Texas   age 91
jazz drummer  Ronald William "Billy" Higgins Sr.
¤nickname: "Smiling Billy" 
born on 10-11-1936 in Los Angeles, California
expired 5-3-2001 in Inglewood, California   age 64   cause: pneumonia; kidney & liver failure
Reggae performer  Joe Higgs   mentor to Jimmy Cliff & Bob Marley
born on 6-3-1940 in Kingston, Jamaica
expired 12-20-1999 in Los Angeles, California   age 59   cause: cancer
tv comedy writer  Nat Hiken   created Car 54, Where Are You? and the Phil Silvers Show (Sgt. Bilko)
born on 6-13-1914 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 12-7-1968 in Brentwood, California   age 54   cause: heart attack
former Disney animator  David Hilberman   worked at the studio (1936-42) until he led a strike against poor working conditions and pay — Uncle Walter paid him back a decade later when he labeled him a communist & got him blacklisted; co-founded the UPA (United Productions of America) animation studio and Tempo Productions (went el-foldo when commie charges were made)
born on 12-18-1911 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 7-5-2007 in Palo Alto, California   age 95
retired University of Michigan prof.  Morton S. Hilbert   co-founded Earth Day
born on 1-3-1917
expired 12-24-1998 in Bellevue, Washington   age 81
sainted Benedictine nun  Hildegard of Bingen
born on --1098 in Bockelheim, Franconia
expired 9-17-1179 in Rupertsberg, Franconia   age 81
cabaret chanteuse & actress  "the Incomparable" Hildegarde   she is NOT the liturgical nun from Bingen
¤full name: Hildegarde Loretta Sell 
born on 2-1-1906 in Adell, Wisconsin
expired 7-29-2005 in New York, New York   age 99
   Contest Selectors
2002JL, RR18.2%
2003JL, RR11.1%
2004ABRA, RR11.1%
   Scored 5.1000 solo points

whistle-blower  Edward Hilgemeier Jr.   as an alternative contestant on Dotto discovered a notebook with all of the answers for Marie Winn's questions in the dressing room (5-20-1958); the revelations caused congress & the FCC to take a second look at Herb Stempel's earlier charges of game show fraud
born on 11-2-1933
expired 9-??-1975   age 41
bawdy British comedian  Alfred Hawthorn "Benny" Hill
born on 1-21-1924 in Southampton, England
expired 4-18-1992 in Teddington, Middlesex, England   age 68
Dr.  Archibald Vivian Hill   shared the 1922 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 9-26-1886 in Bristol, England
expired 6-3-1977 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England   age 90
character actor  Arthur Edward Spence Hill   played title role in Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law tv series (1971-74)
born on 8-1-1922 in Melfort, Saskatchewan, Canada
expired 10-22-2006 in Pacific Palisades, California   age 84   cause: Alzheimer's disease
Florida death row inmate  Clarence Edward Hill   first attempted execution had been stayed while he was on the gurney with the IV tube in his vein; the Supreme Court decided to hear his "civil rights" appeal — to wit: the method of execution used in Florida (and other jurisdictions), the sequential injection of sodium thiopental, pancuronium bromide, & potassium chloride, causes excrutiating pain, and hence is "cruel and unusual"; the appeal was successful — the court ruled that he may proceed with his challenge (6/12/2006); subsequently, all courts refused to hear the challenge itself — the stay ran out & so did he
¤number 089718 
born on 12-2-1957
expired 9-20-2006 in Starke, Florida   age 48   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 7.7781 points

ex-child actress  Dana Hill
¤born: Dana Hill Goetz 
born on 5-6-1964 in Los Angeles, California
expired 7-15-1996 in Burbank, California   age 32   cause: stroke; diabetes
former social worker  Eunice Elizabeth "Betty" Hill   claimed that on the night of September 18, 1961 she and husband Barney were abducted by aliens (debunked by Carl Sagan, amongst others)
¤née: Barrett 
born on 6-18-1919 in Newton, Massachusetts
expired 10-17-2004 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire   age 85   cause: lung cancer
movie director  George Roy Hill Jr.   won Best Director oscar for The Sting (1973); also directed Butch Cassidy ... (1969) and Slap Shot (1977)
born on 12-20-1922 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 12-27-2002 in New York, New York   age 80   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
movie writer/prducer  James Hill   fifth (& last) husband of Rita Hayworth (1958-61)
born on 8-1-1916 in Jefferson, Indiana
expired 1-11-2001 in Santa Monica, California   age 84   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
pro golfer  James David "Dave" Hill
born on 5-20-1937 in Jackson, Michigan
expired 9-27-2011 in Jackson, Michigan   age 74   cause: emphysema
movie director  James H. Hill   made Born Free (1966) & The Man from O.R.G.Y. (1970); he was the real-life basis of the character Colin 'the forger' Blythe in The Great Escape (1963)
born on 8-1-1919 in England
expired 10-7-1994 in London, England   age 75
DuPont research chemist Dr.  Julian Werner Hill   discovered nylon in 1930
born on 9-4-1904 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 1-28-1996 in Hockessin, Delaware   age 91
 Kimberly Michelle Hill   her illness led to the creation of the first Ronald McDonald House in Philadelphia (1974)
born on 8-11-1966 in Orange, California
expired 3-5-2011 in Orange, California   age 44   cause: brain cancer
tv character actor & writer  Maurice J. "Maury" Hill   made several appearances on Space Patrol as Captain Hayward (1951-52)
born on 3-1-1918 in Fort Wayne, Indiana
expired 7-12-2007 in Los Angeles, California   age 89   cause: "heart complications"
organist, pianist & kindergarden teacher  Mildred Jane Hill   co-author of song "Good Morning to All," originally published in 1893 as part of the collection Song Stories of the Kindergarden; it was later reworked (without permission, by Robert H. Coleman) with new second verse and retitled "Happy Birthday to You" (1924); the sister's sued, won, with royalties now going to a trust
born on 6-27-1859 in Louisville, Kentucky
expired ??-??-1916 in Louisville, Kentucky   age 57
`The Lady in Red' --- Jean Hill retired Dallas, Texas teacher  Norma Jean Hill   Kennedy assassination pictures "Lady in Red" raincoat; claimed a total of five shots fired
born on 2-11-1931 in Oklahoma
expired 11-7-2000 in Dallas, Texas   age 69   cause: complications from blood disease
retired auto racer  Norman Graham Hill   won 1966 Indianapolis 500
born on 2-15-1929 in London, England
expired 11-29-1975 in Arkley golf course, Ellstree Airport, England   age 46   cause: plane crash
civil rights attorney  Oliver White Hill Sr.   graduated second in his class from Hoawrd University Law School (1933) behind Thurgood Marshall; argued the Davis v. Prince Edward County School Board case (1951; it was rolled into the Brown v. Board of Education suit before the Supreme Court)
¤born: Oliver White 
born on 5-1-1907 in Richmond, Virginia
expired 8-5-2007 in Richmond, Virginia   age 100
Louisville Experimental Kindergarden school principal Dr.  Patty Smith Hill   sister of Mildred and Jessica; co-author of "Happy Birthday to You"
born on 3-27-1868 in Anchorage, Kentucky
expired 5-25-1946 in New York, New York   age 78
abortion doctor killer  Paul J. Hill
born on 2-6-1954
expired 9-3-2003 in Starke, Florida   age 49   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2000 ANG14%

former race car driver  Philip Toll "Phil" Hill
born on 4-20-1927 in Miami, Florida
expired 8-28-2008   age 81   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease; multiple systems atrophy
former Texas Western basketball player  Tyrone Bobby Joe Hill   leader of team that won the 1966 NCAA national championship by beating a segregated Kentucky team
born on 6-12-1943 in Highland Park, Michigan
expired 12-8-2002 in El Paso, Texas   age 59   cause: heart attack
leggy mob bimbo  Virginia Hill   "companion" of Joe Adonis and Bugsy Siegel
¤aka: "The Flamingo" 
born on 8-26-1916 in Lipscomb, Alabama
expired 3-24-1966 in Salzburg, Austria   age 49
 William "Red" Hill Jr.   sixth person to go over Niagara Falls as a stunt (August 5, 1951); he built a collection of inner tubes lashed together with fishnet & rope
expired 8-5-1951 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada   age 38   cause: drowned
beekeeper-turned-mountain climber Sir  Edmund Percival Hillary   first person to reach the summit of Mount Everest (1953); reached summit with aid of Sherpa guide
born on 7-20-1919 in Tuakau, New Zealand
expired 1-11-2008 in Auckland, New Zealand   age 88   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
2004ABRA, KLS, LMLD16.7%
2005KLS, TBC8.7%
2006KLS, LMLD, WEP10.0%
2007ANG, AUDC, KLS, OIE12.9%
2008ANG, KLS, LMLD, WEP12.5%
   Scored 4.0125 points

AKS: Hilary Hillery Hilery
Boy Scout Hand Book author  William Hillcourt
born on 8-6-1900 in Aarhus, Denmark
expired 11-9-1992 in Manlius, New York   age 92
Cliff's Notes founder (1958)  Clifton Keith Hillegass   his first opus: Shakespeare's Hamlet
born on 4-18-1918 in Rising City, Nebraska
expired 5-5-2001 in Lincoln, Nebraska   age 83   cause: complications from stroke
vaccinologist Dr.  Maurice Ralph Hilleman   developed vaccines for measles, mumps, chickenpox, rubella, hepatitis A & B, meningitis ...
born on 8-30-1919 in Miles City, Montana
expired 4-10-2005 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 85   cause: cancer
 Charles Joseph "Chuck" Hiller   first National League player to hit a grand slam home run in a World Series game (1962)
born on 10-1-1934 in Johnsburg, Illinois
expired 10-20-2004 in Saint Pete Beach, Florida   age 70   cause: leukemia
actress Dame  Wendy Margaret Hiller   originated the role of Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalion (1938); earned Best Supporting actress oscar for Separate Tables (1958)
born on 8-15-1912 in Bramhall, Cheshire, England
expired 5-14-2003 in Beaconsfield, England   age 90
1940 Rangers Stanley Cup left wing  Wilbert Carl "Dutch" Hiller
born on 5-11-1915 in Berlin, Ontario, Canada (now Kitchener)
expired 11-19-2005 in Glendale, California   age 90   cause: congestive heart failure
mystery writer  Anthony Grove "Tony" Hillerman   author of Skinwalkers (1986)
born on 5-27-1925 in Sacred HEart, Oklahoma
expired 10-26-2008 in Albuquerque, New Mexico   age 83   cause: pulmonary failure; circulatory disease; cancer
 Mary Penelope Hillyard   owner of the Blarney Stone & castle
expired 9-16-1975 in Cork, Ireland   age 65   cause: burned to death in fire started by cigarette
violist  Raphael Hillyer   co-founder of the Juilliard String Quartet (1946) with Arthur Winograd, Robert Mann and Robert Koff
¤born: Raphael Silverman 
born on 4-10-1914 in Ithaca, New York
expired 12-27-2010 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 96   cause: heart failure
hotel chain founder  Conrad Nicholson Hilton Sr.   once married to Zsa Zsa; father of Nickie
born on 12-25-1887 in San Antonio, New Mexico
expired 1-3-1979 in Santa Monica, California   age 91   cause: pneumonia
TWA director & Hilton Hotel chain executive  Conrad Nicholson "Nicky" Hilton Jr.   first husband of Elizabeth Taylor (1950-51)
expired 2-5-1969 in West Los Angeles, California   age 42   cause: heart attack
author  James Hilton   wrote novels Shangri-La (became Lost Horizon on screen) and Goodbye, Mr. Chips; wrote screenplays for Camille (1937) and Mrs. Minniver (1942)
born on 9-9-1900 in Leigh, Lancashire, England
expired 12-20-1954 in Long Beach, California   age 54
movie/tv animal trainer  Lester Hilton   the man behind the success of Mr. Ed
born on 1-1-1906
expired 10-27-1976 in Burbank, California   age 70
Nazi Germany Gestapo Chief and Interior Minister  Heinrich Himmler   created and oversaw the concentration camps
born on 10-7-1900 in München, Germany
expired 5-23-1945 in Lueneberg, Germany   age 44   cause: suicide
Mormon prophet  Gordon Bitner Hinckley Sr.
born on 6-23-1910 in Salt Lake City, Utah
expired 1-27-2008 in Salt Lake City,Utah   age 97
   Contest Selectors
2006MOT, RR6.7%
2007DFFC, DTH, GREB, MOT, OIE16.1%
   Scored 2.8391 solo points

AKS: Hinkley
composer  Paul Hindemith
born on 11-16-1895 in Hanau, HEsse, Germany
expired 12-28-1963 in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany   age 68
WWI German General  Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Beneckendorf und Hindenburg   president of Germany (1925-1934); appointed Hitler Chancellor in 1933
born on 10-2-1847 in Psen, Prussia
expired 8-2-1934 in Neudeck, Germany   age 86
AKS: Hindenberg Hindunberg Hindunburg
1960s "Moors Murderer"  Myra Hindley   with boyfriend Ian Brady was convicted of her involvement with several gruesome sexual abuse/torture/murders
¤number: 964055 
born on 7-23-1942 in Crumpsall, Manchester, England
expired 11-15-2002 in Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk, England   age 60   cause: heart attack; chest infection
Hi-de-ho neighbor! character actor  Earl Hindman   played Tim Taylor's neighbor Wilson Wilson on Home Improvement tv series
born on 10-20-1942 in Bisbee, Arizona
expired 12-29-2003 in Stamford, Connecticut   age 61   cause: lung cancer
actress  Connie Hines   played Wilbur's wife Carol Post on Mr. Ed (1961-66); widow of Lee Savin
born on 3-24-1931 in Dedham, Massachusetts
expired 12-18-2009 in Beverly Hills, California   age 78   cause: complications from heart problems
cake mix mogul  Duncan Hines
born on 3-26-1880 in Bowling Green, Kentucky
expired 3-15-1959 in Bowling Green, Kentucky   age 78
 Earl Kenneth "Fatha" Hines
born on 12-28-1905 in Duquesne, Pennsylvania
expired 4-22-1983 in Oakland, California   age 77
   Contest Selectors
1980 DH, DR, MM18.8%

subject of 20 Questions interview in September 1986 `Playboy Magazine' tap dancer/actor  Gregory Oliver Hines
born on 2-14-1946 in New York, New York
expired 8-9-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 57   cause: cancer
long time Met Opera bass (1946-87)  Jerome Hines
¤born: Jerome Albert Link Heinze 
born on 11-8-1921 in Hollywood, California
expired 2-4-2003 in New York, New York   age 81
character actor  Martin Patterson Hingle   played Commissioner Gordon in four Batman movies
born on 7-19-1924 in Denver, Colorado
expired 1-3-2009 in Carolina Beach, North Carolina   age 84   cause: myelodysplasia
MasterCard logo MasterCard creator  Karl H. Hinke
born on 1-11-1906
expired 12-22-1990   age 84
purported drug dealer  Gary Allen Hinman   ran afoul of the Manson Family; murdered a month before the Helter Skelter Murders
born on 12-24-1934 in Colorado
expired 7-27-1969   age 34   cause: murdered
actor  Bill Hinnant   played Snoopy in the off-Broadway musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (1967)
born on 8-28-1935 in Chincoteague Island, Virginia
expired 2-17-1978 in Dominican Republic   age 42   cause: drowned while swimming
Sir  Cyril Norman Hinshelwood   shared the 1956 Nobel prize in chemistry
born on 6-19-1897 in London, England
expired 10-9-1967 in London, England   age 70
jazz bassist & photographer  Milton John Hinton
¤nickname: "The Judge" 
born on 6-23-1910 in Vicksburg, Mississippi
expired 12-19-2000 in New York, New York   age 90
1950s jazz pianist  Jutta M. Hipp   gave up music to become a dressmaker (1958)
born on 2-4-1925
expired 4-7-2003 in New York, New York   age 78
actress Dame  Thora Hird
born on 5-28-1911 in Morecambe, Lancashire, England
expired 3-15-2003 in London, England   age 91   cause: complications from stroke
burp-water purveyor (1913-60)  Charles E. Hires Jr.   son of company founder
born on 4-27-1891
expired 3-19-1980 in Malvern, Pennsylvania   age 88
soft drink company founder  Charles Elmer Hires Sr.   invented his namesake root beer in 1876
born on 8-19-1851 in Elinsboro, Pennsylvania
expired 8-1-1937 in Haverford, Pennsylvania   age 85
Japanese  Emperor Hirohito   124th Japanese Emperor (1926-1989); directed Japanese military to surrender after Hiroshima/Nagasaki nukings; son of Emperor Toshihito & Empress Sadako; husband of Empress Nagako; father of Emperor Akihito
born on 4-29-1901 in Tokyo, Japan
expired 1-6-1989 in Tokyo, Japan   age 87
   Contest Selectors
1979 HA7.7%
1980 DW, RR12.5%

Hall of Fame football player  Elroy Leon "Crazylegs" Hirsch   Wisconsin athletic director (1969-87)
born on 6-17-1923 in Wausau, Wisconsin
expired 1-28-2004 in Madison, Wisconsin   age 80   cause: natural causes
electrical engineer  Julian D. Hirsch   did product reviews of Hi-Fi/Stero components for Stereo Review (1961-98)
born on 5-15-1922
expired 11-24-2003 in New York, New York   age 81
New Yorker caricaturist/cartoonist  Albert Hirschfeld   briefly worked as art director for Selznick Pictures in New York
born on 6-21-1903 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 1-20-2003 in New York, New York   age 99   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
2002JAC, JL18.2%
2003 COCO, JL, PCD, TAP22.2%
   Scored 2.9215 points

 Allan M. Hirsh   wrote Yale's song Boola-Boola
expired 12-21-1951 in New York, New York   age 73
former British Major  Ivan Hirst   ran Volkswagon after World War II (1945-49)
born on 3-4-1916 in Saddleworth, England
expired 3-10-2000 in Marsden, Yorkshire, England   age 84
trumpeter  Alois Maxwell Hirt   had hits with Cotton Candy (1964) and Java (1963; won Grammy for it, too)
born on 11-7-1922 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 4-27-1999 in New Orleans, Louisiana   age 76   cause: liver failure
to next U.N. Secretary General: Trygve Lie unrepentant Pumpkin Papers spy  Alger Hiss   General Secretary of U.N. founding conference in San Francisco (1945)
born on 11-11-1904 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 11-15-1996 in New York, New York   age 92
   Contest Selectors
1979 DW, JW, MS23.1%
1980 DW, JW12.5%

director Sir  Alfred Joseph Hitchcock   directed The Lady Vanishes, The Man Who Knew Too Much, Dial M for Murder (1954), Psycho (1960), Vertigo (1958), Marnie, North By Northwest and The Birds; awarded honorary oscar (1967)
born on 8-13-1899 in London, England
expired 4-29-1980 in Bel Air, California   age 80
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO, DW, HA, HP, JH, JW, MM, MS, RR, SB, VM84.6%
1980 DH, DH, DO, DR, DW, EB, GP, HP, JH, JW, MM, RR, VA75.0s%
   Scored 2.0000 points

Alfred's widow  Alma Hitchcock
born on 8-14-1899
expired 7-6-1982   age 82
   Contest Selectors
1980 RR6.3%

musicologist & music historian  Hugh Wiley Hitchcock   was the co-editor of the New Grove Dictionary of American Music (1986; aka the "Ameri-Grove")
born on 9-28-1923 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 12-5-2007 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 84   cause: prostate cancer
author, atheist, provocateur  Christopher Eric Hitchens   we expected that his written attacks on Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, etc. would have been rewarded with a big-time fatwa on his ass; no such luck ... the smokes & booze did him in (precipitating his terminal cancer)
born on 4-13-1949 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
expired 12-16-2011 in Houston, Texas   age 62   cause: pneumonia; esophageal cancer
 George Herbert Hitchings   shared the 1988 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 4-18-1905 in Hoquiam, Washington
expired 2-27-1998 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina   age 92
former WXYZ & CBS radio announcer  Robert "Bob" Hite Sr.   announcer on radio's Lone Ranger ("A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust and a hearty Hi Yo Silver ... the Lone Ranger rides again!") and Green Hornet shows; sailing buddy of Walter Cronkite
born on 2-9-1914
expired 2-18-2000 in West Palm Beach, Florida   age 86   cause: cancer
head Nazi  Adolf Hitler   World War II German "Fuhrer"; corpse alleged to have been buried by SMERSH agents in Magdaberg, Germany in 1945 along with corpse of Eva Braun
¤born: Adolf Schickelgruber 
born on 4-20-1889 in Braunau, Austria
expired 4-30-1945 in Berlin, Germany   age 56   cause: suicide
Adolf's dotting daddy  Alois Hitler   changed his last name after Adolf was born
¤born: Alois Schickelgruber 
born on 6-7-1837 in Strones, Lower Austria
expired 1-3-1903 in Leonding, Austria   age 65   cause: pulmonary hemorrhage
 Klara Poelzl Hitler   Adolf's mommy
born on 8-20-1860 in Spital, Austria
expired 12-21-1908 in Linz-Urfahr, Austria   age 48   cause: cancer
lawyer/shyster/weasel/slug  William Hitz   prosecuted the Hollywood 10 for contempt of Congress (a cosmic oxymoron)
born on 2-5-1909
expired 9-25-2001 in Gaithersburg, Maryland   age 92   cause: congestive heart failure
 Ramon John "Ray" Hnatyshyn   24th Governor General of Canada (1990-95)
born on 3-16-1934 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
expired 12-18-2002 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada   age 68   cause: complications from pancreatitis; cancer of bile duct
Hawaiian crooner  Don Ho   he's forever blowing "tiny bubbles"
¤full name: Donald Tai Loy Ho 
born on 8-13-1930 in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaiian Territory
expired 4-14-2007 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 76   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 4.9391 points

McKinley 1st term vice president (1897-99)  Garret Augustus Hobart
born on 6-3-1844 in Long Branch, New Jersey
expired 11-21-1899 in Paterson, New Jersey   age 55
blacklisted movie actress  Rose Hobart
¤born: Rose Kefer 
born on 5-1-1906 in New York, New York
expired 8-29-2000 in Woodland Hills, California   age 94
philosopher & author  Thomas Hobbes   wrote Leviathan (1651)
born on 4-5-1588 in Westport, England
expired 12-4-1679 in Hardwick Hall, England   age 91
persistent elector  Effie Louisa Hobby   had voted in every election since 1920
¤née: Hitt 
born on 2-19-1897 in Wurtsboro, New York
expired 9-9-2006 in Shelton, Connecticut   age 109
   Contest Selectors
2006CSI, RR6.7%
   Scored 2.8500 points

Eisenhower HEW secretary  Oveta Culp Hobby   first HEW secretary
born on 1-19-1905 in Killeen, Texas
expired 8-16-1995 in Houston, Texas   age 90
actress  Valerie Babette Louise Hobson   played Elizabeth, the bride of Dr. Frankenstein, in The Bride of Frankenstein; played Estella in David Lean's Great Expectations; married to John Profumo
born on 4-14-1917 in Larne, Northern Ireland
expired 11-13-1998 in London, England   age 81   cause: heart attack
North Vietnamese president  Ho Chi Minh
¤real name: Nguyen Tat Thanh 
born on 5-19-1890 in Kim Lien, Nghe-An Province, Annam (French Indochina)
expired 9-2-1969 in Hanoi, North Vietnam   age 79
Dr.  George Hill Hodel   believed by son Steve to be the Black Dahlia Avenger (killer of Elizabeth Short)
born on 10-10-1907 in California
expired 5-16-1999 in San Francisco, California   age 91
jazz pianist  Art Hodes
born on 11-14-1904 in Nikoliev, Russia
expired 3-4-1993 in Park Forrest, Illinois   age 88
DuMont network Captain Video (1951-56)  Albert Hodge   replaced Richard Coogan in the role; also was the original radio Green Hornet (1939-41)
born on 4-17-1912 in Ravenna, Ohio
expired 3-19-1979 in New York, New York   age 66   cause: heart failure; chronic bronchitis; severe emphysema; alcoholism
Brooklyn Dodgers baseball star  Gilbert Raymond Hodges Sr.   went on to manage the New York Mets
born on 4-4-1924 in Princeton, Indiana
expired 4-2-1972 in West Palm Beach, Florida   age 47   cause: heart attack
alto saxophonist  John Cornelius "Johnny" Hodges   played with the Duke Ellington band
born on 7-25-1906 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
expired 5-11-1970 in New York, New York   age 63
New York/San Francisco Giants radio broadcaster (1948-70)  Russell Patrick Hodges   famous for exclaiming "... The Giants Win The Pennant! The Giants Win The Pennant! The Giants Win The Pennant! The Giants Win The Pennant!..." after Bobby Thompson's pennant-winning home run
born on 6-18-1910
expired 4-19-1971 in Mill Valley, California   age 60   cause: heart attack
businessman  Wetmore Hodges   associate of Clarence Birdseye; organizer of General Foods Co.
expired 4-2-1957 in Palo Alto, California   age 69
ex-MLB player  Elmer Ralph Hodgin   was an outfielder & 3rd baseman for the Boston Bees & Chicago White Sox (1939-48)
born on 2-10-1915 in Greensboro, North Carolina
expired 10-4-2011 in Burlington, North Carolina   age 96
physiologist  Alan Lloyd Hodgkin   shared the 1963 Nobel prize in physiology
born on 2-5-1914 in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England
expired 12-20-1998 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England   age 84
Dr.  Dorothy Crawford Hodgkin   1964 Nobel laureate in chemistry
born on 5-12-1910 in Cairo, Egypt
expired 7-29-1994   age 84
marketing executive  Peter Calvert Leary Hodgson   had the bright idea to market some Dow Corning-invented goo as Silly Putty
born on 8-15-1912 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
expired 8-6-1976 in Madison, Connecticut   age 63   cause: heart attack
 Raymond W. Hoecker   inventor of the Universal Product Code (bar code)
born on 8-15-1913
expired 10-29-1995   age 82
University of Indiana football coach  Terry Hoeppner
born on 8-19-1947 in Fort Wayne, Indiana
expired 6-19-2007 in Bloomington, Indiana   age 59   cause: brain cancer tumor
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 9.1000 solo points

The Lockhorns cartoonist  William "Bill" Hoest
born on 2-7-1926 in Newark, New Jersey
expired 11-7-1988 in New York, New York   age 62
New York Highlanders pitcher (1911-13 & 1915)  Chester Cornelius "Chet" Hoff   struck out Ty Cobb
born on 5-8-1891 in Ossining, New York
expired 9-17-1998 in Daytona Beach, Florida   age 107
author, illustrator, cartoonist  Syd Hoff   author of Danny and the Dinosaur (1958)
born on 9-4-1912 in New York, New York
expired 5-12-2004 in Miami Beach, Florida   age 91
posthumous interview appeared in December 1975 `Playboy Magazine'interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in November 1963 former Teamster president (1957-71)  James Riddle Hoffa Sr.   ate his "last supper" at the Machus Red Fox restaurant
born on 2-14-1913 in Brazil, Indiana
expired 7-30-1975 in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan   age 62   cause: mob hit
AKS: Jimmy
Robert Grossman's illustration accompanying the `Playboy' article' hipster poet  Mason Hoffenberg   co-wrote Candy (1958); profiled in November 1973 Playboy article
born on 12-??-1922 in New York, New York
expired 6-1-1986 in New York, New York   age 63   cause: lung cancer
philosopher  Eric Hoffer   spent a lifetime pondering the question "How many philosophers does it take to screw in a lightbulb?"
born on 7-25-1902 in New York, New York
expired 5-21-1983 in San Francisco, California   age 80
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in May 1976 Yippie co-founder  Abbott H. "Abbie" Hoffman   one of the Chicago Seven
¤aka: Spiro Igloo 
born on 11-30-1936 in Worcester, Massachusetts
expired 4-13-1989 in New Hope, Pennsylvania   age 52   cause: suicide
UCLA professor  Edward Joseph Hoffman   in 1974 co-invented of the PET Scanner (Positron Emission Tomography)
born on 1-1-1942 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 7-1-2004 in Los Angeles, California   age 62   cause: liver cancer
irate, no-nonsense Judge  Julius Jennings Hoffman   conducted the 1969-70 trial of the Chicago Seven
born on 7-7-1895 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 7-1-1983 in Chicago, Illinois   age 87
Mabel's muse - the humble crockpot home economist  Mable Hoffman   wrote the best-selling book "Crockery Cookery" (1975) about slowcookers
¤née: Simpson 
born on 7-26-1921 in Buckingham County, Virginia
expired 2-9-2010 in Del Mar, California   age 88   cause: pneumonia; seizures; Alzheimer's disease
1950s Hawaiian north shore surfing pioneer  Philip Rube Hoffman
born on 1-24-1930 in Glendale, California
expired 11-10-2010 in Mission Viejo, California   age 80   cause: pulmonary fibrosis
Coca-Cola bottler  Robert K. Hoffman   back in his college days was a co-founder & first managing editor of the now-defunct National Lampoon magazine (1969)
born on 7-18-1947 in Dallas, Texas
expired 8-20-2006 in Dallas, Texas   age 59   cause: leukemia
physicist  Frederic de Hoffmann
expired 10-4-1989   age 65
official Nazi Party photographer & war criminal  Heinrich Hoffmann   now the Ansel Adams of Hell; in the early 1930s he introduced his photographic assistant to Hitler who liked her enough to make her his mistress; later he made an "honest" woman of her, marrying her in Berlin in the Springtime; they spent their honeymoon committing suicide & being immolated together in a bomb crater — Uncle Fester was so envious!
born on 9-12-1885 in Fuerth, Germany
expired 12-16-1957 in München, Germany   age 72
cartoonist and musical satirist  Gerald Hoffnung
expired 9-28-1959 in London, England   age 34
Judge  Roy Mark Hofheinz Sr.   Astrodome promoter
born on 4-10-1912 in Beaumont, Texas
expired 11-21-1982 in Houston, Texas   age 70
Dr.  Albert Hofmann   first to synthesize LSD-25 (Lysergic Acid Di-ethylamide-25) (1938) & psilocybin (the active ingredient in Psilocybe Mexicana aka: "magic mushrooms"); took the first dose of LSD, got on his bike to go home & freaked-out ... taking the first "acid trip" (April 19, 1943 - now known as Bicycle Day); also served on the Nobel Prize committee
born on 1-11-1906 in Baden, Switzerland
expired 4-29-2008 in Burg, Switzerland   age 102   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
2003COCO, JL11.1%
2005CSI, RR, SLIM, TMD17.4%
2006CSI, DTM, OIE, RR, SPIT16.7%
2007DTM, LMLD, RR, SPIT12.9%
   Scored 2.3391 points

AKS: Hoffmann Hoffman Hofman Don't Hassle the Hof, mann!
chemist  Fritz Hofmann   1909 developer of synthetic rubber; Nazis forced him to refuse the Nobel prize
expired 10-31-1956   age 89
photojournalist  Renate Schmitz Hofmann   widow of Johann George Albert Hofmann
born on --1930
expired 8-31-1992   age 62
historian and author  Richard Hofstadter   won 1955 & 1964 Pulitzer prizes
born on 8-6-1916 in Buffalo, New York
expired 10-24-1970 in New York, New York   age 54
1961 Nobel physics co-laureate  Robert Hofstadter   father of Douglas Hofstadter
born on 2-5-1915 in New York, New York
expired 11-17-1990 in Palo Alto, California   age 75   cause: heart failure
 Donald Eugene Hogan   his marriage to Virgie Mae Tabers produced the greatest gold-digger of the late 20th century
born on 7-12-1947
expired 9-19-2009 in Oakhurst, Texas   age 62   cause: lung cancer
golfer  William Benjamin Hogan
born on 8-13-1912 in Dublin, Texas
expired 7-25-1997 in Fort Worth, Texas   age 84
   Contest Selectors
1979 HA7.7%

cartoonist  Burne Hogarth   drew Tarzan comic strip (1937-50)
born on 11-25-1911 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 1-28-1996 in Paris, France   age 84
artist & engraver  William Hogarth   typeface designer
born on 11-10-1697 in London, England
expired 10-26-1764 in London, England   age 66
early helicopter designer  Kurt Heinrich Hohenemser   helped design the German army's first combat helicopter, the F1 282 Kolibri (1944)
born on 1-3-1906 in Berlin, Germany
expired 4-7-2001 in Saint Louis, Missouri   age 95
breakfast cereal inventor  John L. Holahan Jr.   a vice president of General Mills where he invented Lucky Charms (1963)
born on 9-20-1916 in Annandale, Minnesota
expired 8-23-2000 in Richfield, Minnesota   age 83   cause: car crash
original ENIAC programmer  Francis Elizabeth "Betty" Holberton   on committee that developed COBOL (1960)
¤née:: Snyder 
born on 3-7-1917 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 12-8-2001 in Rockville, Maryland   age 84   cause: heart disease; stroke
geezer  Benjamin Harrison Holcomb
born on 7-3-1889 in Robinson, Kansas
expired 12-2-2000 in Carnegie, Oklahoma   age 111
actress  Fay Holden   played Andy Hardy's mom in the movies
¤real name: Dorothy Hammerton Clyde 
born on 9-26-1895 in Birmingham, West Midlands, England
expired 6-23-1973 in Woodland Hills, California   age 79   cause: cancer
actress  Gloria Holden
born on 9-5-1908 in London, England
expired 3-22-1991 in Redlands, California   age 72   cause: heart attack
actor  William Holden    won Best Actor oscar for his performance in Stalag 17 (1953); played writer/gigolo Joe Gillis in Sunset Boulevard (1950)
¤real name: William Franklin Beedle Jr. 
born on 4-17-1918 in O'Fallon, Illinois
expired 11-12-1981 in Santa Monica, California   age 63   cause: head injuries sustained in fail
Mouseketeer Cheryl original Mickey Mouse Club Mouseketeer  Cheryl Holdridge   appeared on series as Cheryl in its last three seasons (1956-59); played Wally Cleaver's girlfriend Julie Foster on the Leave It To Beaver sitcom; both husbands died: Lance Reventlow (1972; plane crash) & Manning J. Post (1995)
¤born: Cheryl Lynn Phelps 
born on 6-20-1944 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 1-5-2009 in Santa Monica, California   age 64   cause: lung cancer
 Soledad Seánez Holguín   true widow of Pancho Villa
expired 7-6-1996 in Chihuahua, Mexico   age 100   cause: respiratory failure
blue singer  Billie Holiday   a narcotics addict at the end of her life
¤real name: Eleanora Fagan McKay 
born on 4-7-1915 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 7-17-1959 in New York, New York   age 44
Great Lakes sailor  George John Holl   Chief Engineer of the Edmund Fitzgerald
expired 11-10-1975 in Eastern Lake Superior, Canada   age 60   cause: drowned when ship foundered
kid actor  Ezekiel Eugene Holland   played Huck Finn in the bioipic Adventures of Mark Twain (1944) & Joe Favers, Ginny Favers brother in Song of the South (1946)
born on 9-9-1931
expired 5-20-1963   age 31
Glendora, Mississippi farmer  George Holland   one of the jurors in the "trial" of J.W. Milam & Roy Bryant for the murder of Emmett Till
born on 5-4-1913
expired 6-??-1982 in Drew, Mississippi   age 69
jazz trumpeter & singer  Herbert Lee "Peanuts" Holland
born on 2-9-1910 in Norfolk, Virginia
expired 2-7-1979 in Stockholm, Sweden   age 68
1950 Polk Memorial award recipient  Don Hollenbeck   was lead newscaster in New York on CBS' flagship tv station; following Ed Murrow's exposes on Joe McCarthy caught hell (and a whole lot of slime) from McCarthy's evil minions, leading to health problems & eventually suicide
born on 3-30-1905 in Lincoln, Nebraska
expired 6-22-1954 in New York, New York   age 49   cause: suicide; methane asphyxiation (turned on all burners, unlit, of a gas stove); stomach ulcers
Census Bureau employee and tabulating machine inventor  Herman Hollerith   creator of the ubiquitous computer "punch card"; founded the Hollerith Tabulating Machine Co., which later merged with two other businesses and became IBM
born on 2-29-1860 in Buffalo, New York
expired 11-17-1929 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 89   cause: neither folded, spindled or mutilated
biochemist  Robert William Holley   shared the 1968 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 1-28-1922 in Urbana, Illinois
expired 2-11-1993 in Los Gatos, California   age 71
actress  Judy Holliday   noted for playing "dumb blondes" in plays & movies like Born Yesterday
¤born: Judith Tuvim 
born on 6-21-1922 in New York, New York
expired 6-7-1965 in New York, New York   age 42
CNN correspondent  John Holliman
born on 10-23-1948
expired 9-12-1998 in Snellville, Georgia   age 49   cause: car accident
   Contest Selectors
1979 SB7.7%

murder victim  Natalie Ann Holloway   while on vacation disappeared & presumed murdered; the prime suspect, Joran Van der Sloot, later plead guilty to mmurdering a woman in Peru; likely accomplises (Surinamese brothers Deepak & Satish Kalpoe) were the last to see her alive; a probate judge formally declared her dead on January 12, 2012
born on 10-21-1986 in Clinton, Mississippi
expired 5-30-2005 in Orangestad, Aruba   age 18   cause: murdered; body never found
character actor  Stanley Holloway
born on 10-1-1890 in London, England
expired 1-30-1982 in Littlehampton, Sussex, England   age 91
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP6.3%

actor/cartoon voice  Sterling Price Holloway   voiced Winnie the Pooh in cartoons
born on 1-4-1905 in Cedartown, Georgia
expired 11-22-1992 in Los Angeles, California   age 87
   Contest Selectors
1979 7.7%

early rock and roll bandleader  Charles Hardin "Buddy" Holly   led The Crickets; had hit with Peggy Sue (1957); died in crash of Beechcraft Bonanza (registration N3794P, aka "Miss American Pie") with The Big Bopper and Richie Valens
born on 9-7-1936 in Lubbock, Texas
expired 2-3-1959 in Clear Lake, Iowa   age 22   cause: plane crash
college basketball coach  Nat Holman   coach of only team to ever win the NIT and NCAA tournaments in the same year
born on 10-18-1896
expired 2-12-1995   age 98
Burglar Alarm inventor (1858)  Edwin Thomas Holmes   president of the Holmes Electric Protective Company
expired 2-11-1920 in New York, New York   age 70   cause: pneumonia
orthopedic surgeon Dr.  Hamilton E. Holmes Sr.   plaintiff in Holmes v. Danner seeking admission to the University of Georgia; the judge ordered his admission in January 1961, making him the first black male admitted to that institution
born on 7-8-1941
expired 10-26-1995 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 54   cause: complications following heart bypass surgery
porn star  John Curtis Holmes   the Boogie Nights (1997) character Dirk Diggler was loosely based upon his exploits; subject of March 1998 Playboy article; had an unresolved involved in the Wonderland Murders (1981)
¤born: John Curtis Estes
aka: "Johnny Wadd
born on 8-8-1944 in Ashville, Ohio
expired 3-13-1988 in Sepulveda, California   age 43   cause: cardiac arrest; encephalitis; colon cancer; AIDS
   Contest Selectors
1979 JH, SB15.4%

pacifist  John Haynes Holmes   a co-founder of the NAACP & ACLU
born on 11-9-1879 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 4-3-1964 in New York, New York   age 84
underground comic artist  Rand Holmes   drew Harold Hedd
born on 2-22-1942 in Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
expired 3-15-2002 in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada   age 60   cause: complications from Hodgkin's lymphoma
composer  Gustav Theodore Holst   wrote musical suite The Planets
born on 9-21-1874 in Cheltenham, England
expired 5-25-1934   age 59
 Benjamin Holt   invented crawler track (1904); his company later merged with Best Tractor and became Caterpillar Corp
born on --1849
expired 12-5-1920 in Stockton, California   age 71
western movie actor  Charles John "Tim" Holt III   played George Amberson in The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) & prospector Bob Curtin in The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
born on 2-5-1918 in Beverly Hills, California
expired 2-15-1973 in Shawnee, Oklahoma   age 55   cause: cancer
jazz musician & songwriter  David Holt   as a child actor played Sidney Sawyer in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) & Pete Merrick (Liz Taylor's brother) in Courage of Lassie (1946), as well as being the body double (in a chimp suit) for Cheeta in Tarzan the Fearless (1933); co-wrote The Christmas Blues (featured in L.A. Confidential)
¤touted as "the male Shirley Temple
born on 8-14-1927 in Jacksonville, Florida
expired 11-15-2003 in San Juan Capistrano, California   age 76   cause: congestive heart failure
Australian prime minister (1/1966-12/1967)  Harold Holt
expired 12-17-1967 in Cheviot Beach, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia   age 59   cause: drowned
Holtom formed the peace symbol from the semaphore signals for `N' & `D' artist & professional designer  Gerald Holtom   designed the peace symbol, first used Easter weekend 1958 in the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament's Aldermaston March
expired ??-??-19??   age ??
baseball Hall-of-Fame sportswriter  Jerome Holtzman   worked for a bunch of Chicago newspapers: the Times, it's successor the Sun-Times & the Chicago Tribune; came up with the "save" statistic (1959; adopted by major league baseball in 1969)
born on 7-12-1926 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 7-19-2008 in Evanston, Illinois   age 82   cause: stroke
pop performer  Johann Hölzel   had hit with Rock Me Amadeus (1986)
¤aka: "Falco
born on 2-19-1957 in Vienna, Austria
expired 2-6-1998 in Puerta Plata, Dominican Republic   age 40   cause: head injuries suffered in traffic accident
AKS: Holzel
former New York Nicks coach  William "Red" Holzman
born on 8-10-1920 in New York, New York
expired 11-13-1998 in Long Island, New York   age 78   cause: complications from leukemia
last Queen of Afghanistan  Homairah Begum Shah   wife of Mohammad Zahir Shah
expired 6-26-2002 in Rome, Italy   age 84   cause: heart attack
former British Prime Minister Sir  Alec Douglas Home
born on 7-2-1903 in London, England
expired 10-9-1995 in Coldstream, Berwickshire, England   age 92
   Contest Selectors
2002 JL

popular music composer  Benjamin Homer   worked as an arranger for Les Brown's Band of Renown; co-wrote Sentimental Journey (with Brown & Green)
expired 2-17-1975 in Los Angeles, California   age 57   cause: heart attack
Japanese war criminal Lt. General  Masaharu Homma   ordered the Bataan Death March
born on --1888
expired 4-3-1946 in Los Banos, Philippines   age 58   cause: executed; firing squad
Canadian kiddie show host  Robert "Bob" Homme   played the Friendly Giant on CBC tv (1958-85)
born on --1919 in Stoughton, Wisconsin
expired 5-2-2000 in Grafton, Ontario, Canada   age 81   cause: prostate cancer
character actor  Oscar Homolka
born on 8-12-1903 in Vienna, Lower Austria, Austria-Hungary
expired 1-27-1978 in Sussex, England   age 74
Godzilla director  Ishirô Honda   also directed The Mysterians (1959)
born on 5-7-1911 in Yamagata, Japan
expired 2-27-1993 in Tokyo, Japan   age 81   cause: respiratory failure
AKS: Ishiro
auto company founder  Soichiro Honda
born on 11-17-1906 in Iwata Gun, Japan
expired 8-5-1991   age 84
 Eric Honecker   former chairman of the East German Communist Party
born on 8-25-1912 in Wiebelskirchen, Germany
expired 5-29-1994 in Santiago, Chile   age 81   cause: liver cancer
French avant-garde composer  Arthur Honegger
born on 3-10-1892 in Le Havre, France
expired 11-27-1955 in Paris, France   age 63
photographer  Kenneth Frederick Honey   shot a number of Playboy Playmates; photographed Pamela Gordon, Willy Rey, Dorothy Stretten & Pam Anderson
born on 3-2-1924 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, California
expired 2-24-2011 in North Vancourver, British Columbia, Canada   age 86   cause: complications from stroke
 Wang Hongwen   a member of China's "Gang of Four" cultural terrorists
born on --1933
expired 8-3-1992 in Beijing, China   age 59   cause: liver cancer
chemist Dr.  Richard Edward Honig   identified the vapor pressures of numerous chemical elements
born on 6-4-1917 in Göttingen, Germany
expired 7-31-2001 in Haverford, Pennsylvania   age 84   cause: cancer
Our Gang child actress  Darla Jean Hood
born on 11-8-1931 in Leedey, Oklahoma
expired 6-13-1979 in Canoga Park, California   age 47
blues guitarist  John Lee Hooker
¤aka: "Dr. Feelgood" 
born on 8-17-1917 in Clarksdale, Mississippi
expired 6-21-2001 in Los Altos, California   age 83
   Contest Selectors
2001 ANG12½%
   Scored 6.7000 solo points
2002 MORB

inept Union Army general  Joseph Hooker   completely misinterpreted the old adage "an army travels on its stomach"; his command had almost as many women under men as it had men under arms; his name became synonymous with camp-followers (prostitutes)
born on 11-12-1814 in Hadley, Massachusetts
expired 10-31-1879   age 64
real life cop  Thomas Warren Hooker   model for character T.J. Hooker on tv
born on 9-16-1934
expired 4-19-1993 in Littlerock, California   age 58   cause: arson fire
lawyer  Benjamin Lawson Hooks   was a former FCC commissioner; was the NAACP executive director (1977-92)
born on 1-31-1925 in Memphis, Tennessee
expired 4-15-2010 in Memphis, Tennessee   age 85   cause: "a long illness"
Sky King actor  Kirby Grant Hoon
born on 11-24-1911 in Butte, Montana
expired 10-30-1985 in Florida   age 73   cause: car crash
Florida farmer  Fred William Hooper   also owned racehorses --- "Hoop Jr." won 1945 Kentucky Derby
born on 10-6-1897 in Georgia
expired 8-4-2000 in Ocala, Florida   age 102
to March 1964 Playmate of Monthto January 1964 Playmate of Month Playboy February 1964 Playmate of Month  Nancy Jo Hooper
¤real name: Nancy Ann Harrison Fisk 
born on 7-17-1943 in Spartanburg, South Carolina
expired 11-15-2012 in Charleston, South Carolina   age 69
Michigan state senator  Warren Green Hooper
born on 5-2-1904 in Los Angeles, California
expired 1-11-1945 in Springport, Michigan (near)   age 40   cause: shot to death, left in his burning car
Porkins makes his run on the Death Star character actor  William Michael Hootkins   played fighter pilot Jek Porkins (Red Six) in Star Wars IV (1977)
born on 7-5-1948 in Dallas, Texas
expired 10-23-2005 in Pacific Palisades, California   age 57   cause: pancreatic cancer
camerman  Frank S. Hoover   brought first motion picture studio to Hollywood
expired 12-11-1946 in Hollywood, California   age 71
to next U.S. president: Franklin Rooseveltto previous U.S. president: Calvin Coolidge 31st U.S. president (1929-33)  Herbert Clark Hoover   Harding/Coolidge Secretary of Commerce 1921-1929
born on 8-10-1874 in West Branch, Iowa
expired 10-20-1964 in New York, New York   age 90
long time FBI director (1924-72)  John Edgar Hoover
born on 1-1-1895 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 5-2-1972 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 77   cause: hypertensive cardio-vascular disease
retired U.S. Air Force Colonel  Travis Hoover   bomber pilot in Jimmy Doolittle's April 1942 raid on Tokyo
born on 9-21-1917 in Melrose, New Mexico
expired 1-17-2004 in Webb City, Missouri   age 86   cause: pneumonia
 Delores Reade Hope   Bob's widow
¤née: DeFina 
born on 5-27-1909 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 9-19-2011 in Toluca Lake, California   age 102
   Contest Selectors
2003KLS, OGGI11.1%
2004ADWC, KLS11.1%
2005ADWC, ANG, KLS, SLIM17.4%
2006ADWC, ANG, KLS, LMLD, SSH, 4GUE20.0%

AKS: Dolores Read Reed Reede
MGM art department employee  Frederick Hope   as an assistant to Cedric Gibbons designed the base for the Motion Picture Academy's Oscar statuette (from 1928-45 it was made from Belgian black marble; afterwards from metal)
born on 1-22-1900 in New Brighton, Pennsylvania
expired 4-20-1937 in Hollywood, California   age 37   cause: complications following appendectomy
AKS: Frederick
London banker  Henry Philip Hope   around 1830 he purchased a 45 carat blue diamond that subsequently was named for him
expired ??-??-1839   age ??
 James Hope   grandfather of Bob
expired 7-24-1943 in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England   age 99
former Weather Channel meteorologist  John Raymond Hope
born on 5-14-1919 in Stowell, Pennsylvania
expired 6-13-2002 in Marietta, Georgia   age 83   cause: complications following heart surgery
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in December 1973 comedian  Leslie Townes "Bob" Hope   partnered with Bing Crosby in numerous Road to ... movies; sang (with Shirley Ross) Academy Award-winning songs Thanks For The Memory (1938; from The Big Broadcast of 1938) & Buttons and Bows (1948; from The Pale Face)
born on 5-29-1903 in Eltham, England
expired 7-27-2003 in Toluca Lake, California   age 100   cause: complications from pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
1979DO, DW, HA, HFS, HP, MS, RR, SB, VM, YJ76.9%
1980BB, DH, DW, EB, EK, JH, VA43.8%
2000ANG, BOD, IVY, KLS, RR, TEX86%
   Scored 2.5000 points

AKS: Memories
Texas death row inmate  Bobby Ray Hopkins
born on 2-23-1967
expired 2-12-2004 in Huntsville, Texas   age 36   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2004BOD, DTM, PCD, RIE, RR27.8%
   Scored 9.0563 points

 Douglas O. Hopkins   former lead guitarist for the rock band the Gin Blossoms
born on 4-11-1961
expired 12-3-1993   age 32
Sir  Frederick Gowland Hopkins   shared the 1929 Nobel prize in medicine for the "discovery of the grow stimulation vitamins" (1906)
born on 6-20-1861 in Eastbourne, Sussex, England
expired 5-16-1947 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England   age 85
almost the last Civil War widow  Maudie Celia Acklin Cantrell Hopkins   married William A. Cantrell in 1934 (at age 19; widowed in 1937)
born on 12-7-1914 in Baxter County, Arkansas
expired 8-17-2008 in Helena, Arkansas   age 93
   Contest Selectors
2007KLS, MOT, PCD9.7%
2008DTM, KLS, PCD, RR12.5%
   Scored 3.5125 points

1930s movie star  Miriam Hopkins
¤born: Ellen Miriam Hopkins 
born on 10-18-1902 in Bainbridge, Georgia
expired 10-9-1972 in New York, New York   age 69   cause: heart attack
former Washington Senators pitcher (1927/29)  Paul Henry Hopkins   gave up Ruth's 59th homer (1927); currently oldest ex-major leager
born on 9-25-1904 in Chester, Connecticut
expired 1-2-2004 in Middletown, Connecticut   age 99
   Contest Selectors
2002 JL9.1%
2003 COCO, JL11.1%

 Sam "Lightnin'" Hopkins
born on 3-15-1912 in Centerville, Texas
expired 1-30-1982 in Houston, Texas   age 69
subject of 20 Questions interview in March 1990 `Playboy Magazine' offbeat actor  Dennis Lee Hopper   Easy Rider, Blue Velvet and Speed are several examples of his work
born on 5-17-1936 in Dodge City, Kansas
expired 5-29-2010 in Venice, California   age 74   cause: prostate cancer
   Contest Selectors
1979DO, JW15.4%
1980DO, JW12.5%
2010ADWC, PCD, QKU11.1%
   Scored 5.7250 points

Texas death row inmate  George Anderson Hopper
¤number 999037 
born on 10-6-1955
expired 3-8-2005 in Huntsville, Texas   age 49   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2005DTM, PCD, QKU, RIE17.4%
   Scored 7.9125 points

logbook with moth --- the first computer `bug' retired Navy Rear-Admiral  Grace Brewster Murray Hopper   created Flow-Matic computer language; co-inventor of the COBOL computer language (descended from Flow-Matic); discoverer of first computer "bug" --- a moth
born on 12-9-1906 in New York, New York
expired 1-1-1992 in Arlington, Virginia   age 85
Hollywood gossip columnist  Hedda Hopper   William's mother
¤born: Elda Furry 
born on 6-2-1890 in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
expired 2-1-1966 in Hollywood, California   age 75
actor  William DeWolf Hopper Jr.   son of Hedda; played private detective Paul Drake on the Perry Mason tv series
born on 1-26-1915 in New York, New York
expired 3-6-1970 in Palm Springs, California   age 55
classical conductor  Jascha Horenstein
born on 5-6-1898 in Kiev, Ukraine, Russia
expired 4-2-1973 in London, England   age 74
Mitsubishi aeronatical engineer  Jiro Horikoshi   designed the Zero figher plane
expired 1-11-1982 in Tokyo, Japan   age 78   cause: pneumonia
oublic tv's "Star Hustler"/"Star Gazer"  Foley Arthur "Jack" Horkheimer   had been head of Miami's Museum of Science Space Transit Planetarium (1966-2001)
born on 6-11-1938 in Randolph, Wisconsin
expired 8-20-2010 in Miami, Florida   age 72   cause: bronchiectasis
 George Albert Hormel   founded the Hormel Packing Co.
born on 12-4-1860 in Buffalo, New York
expired 6-5-1946 in Los Angeles, California   age 85
Hormel chairman  Jay Catherwood Hormel   originated SPAM
expired 8-30-1954 in Austin, Minnesota   age 61
an automat Horn & Hardart Baking Co. president  Joseph V. "Joe" Horn   Automat co-founder; opened first U.S. automat in Philadelphia (1902); last one closed in NYC (1991)
born on --1861
expired 10-13-1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 80
jazz singer/pianist  Shirley Horn
¤Mrs. Sheppard Deering 
born on 5-1-1934
expired 10-20-2005 in Cheverly, Maryland   age 71   cause: complications from diabetes; breast cancer
retired Maine thoracic surgeon  Heister Richard Hornberger   co-wrote the novel M*A*S*H (published 1968) after serving in a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital in Korea; the movie (1970) and tv show followed; character Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce was modeled after himself
¤co-pen name: Richard Hooker 
born on 2-1-1924 in Trenton, New Jersey
expired 11-4-1997 in Portland, Maine   age 73   cause: leukemia
Broadway & Hollywood producer  Arthur Hornblow Jr.
born on 3-15-1893
expired 7-17-1976 in New York, New York   age 83
singer  Lena Mary Calhoun Horne
born on 6-30-1917 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 5-9-2010 in New York, New York   age 92
   Contest Selectors
2007ANG, DTH, MOT9.7%
2008MORB, OED, SBAP, TFM12.5%
2009ADWC, MORB, OED, TFM13.3%
2010ADWC, KLS, MORB11.1%
   Scored 3.9250 points

AKS: Horn
hockey Hall-of-Fame defenseman  Reginald "Red" Horner   played for the Toronto Maple Leafs (1928-40); was on their first Stanley Cup championship team (1932)
born on 5-29-1909 in Lyndon, Ontario, Canada
expired 4-27-2005 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 95
Hall of Fame baseball player and manager  Rogers Hornsby   held National League batting record for many years
born on 4-27-1896 in Winters, Texas
expired 1-5-1963 in Chicago, Illinois   age 66
biologist/geneticist Dr.  Norman Harold Horowitz   designed experiments that went aboard the Mariner & Viking Martian exploration spacecraft
born on 3-19-1915 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 6-1-2005 in Pasadena, California   age 90   cause: congestive heart failure
piano virtuoso  Vladimir Horowitz
born on 10-1-1904 in Kiev, Ukraine, Russia
expired 11-5-1989 in New York, New York   age 85
   Contest Selectors
1979 DW, HA, HP, JH, MM, RR, VM, YJ61.5%
1980 DW, JH, MM, RR, VA31.3%

bitchy music maven  Wanda Giorgina Toscanini Horowitz   widow of Vladimir; daughter of conductor Arturo Toscanini
born on 12-5-1907 in Milan, Italy
expired 8-21-1998 in New York, New York   age 90
epidemiologist Dr.  Dorothy Millicent Horstmann   polio researcher in 1940s & 50s
born on 7-2-1911 in Spokane, Washington
expired 1-11-2001 in New Haven, Connecticut   age 89   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
concert pianist  Mieczyslaw Horszowski
born on 6-23-1892 in Lemberg, Austria-Hungary (now Lviv, Ukraine)
expired 5-22-1993   age 100
character actor  Edward Everett Horton
born on 3-18-1887 in New York, New York
expired 9-29-1970 in Encino, California   age 83   cause: cancer
Marvellettes co-founder & former lead singer  Gladys Catherine Horton   sang on such hits as Please Mr. Postman (1961), Beachwood 4-5789, Playboy & Too Many Fish in the Sea
born on 5-30-1945 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 1-26-2011 in Sherman Oaks, California   age 65   cause: complications form stroke
judge  James Edward Horton Jr.   set aside guilty verdict in second Scottsboro trial (1933); lost re-election bid following year
born on 1-4-1878 in Tennessee
expired 3-28-1973 in Athens, Georgia   age 95
singer  John Gale "Johnny" Horton   had 1958 hit with The Battle of New Orleans
born on 4-3-1925 in Los Angeles, California
expired 11-5-1960 in Cameron, Texas   age 35
hockey Hall of Fame NHL defenseman (1949-74)  Miles Gilbert "Tim" Horton   started Tim Horton's Donuts in Hamilton, Ontario (1964); later took on a partner to run stores
born on 1-12-1930 in Cochrane, Ontario, Canada
expired 2-14-1974 in Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada   age 44   cause: car crash
Ohio State quarterback (1942-44)  Leslie "Les" Horvath   winner of the Heisman Trophy (1944); with L.A. Rams (1947-48); he went on to become a dentist
born on 9-12-1921 in South Bend, Indiana
expired 11-14-1995 in Glendale, California   age 74
restaraunteur  Nancy Packo Horvath   co-owner of Tony Packo's hot dog emporium in Toledo (made famous by Klinger on M*A*S*H tv series)
born on 5-16-1932
expired 4-23-2003 in Toledo, Ohio   age 70   cause: cancer
tv kiddie show hostess Dr.  Frances Rappaport Horwich   the Dean of Ding Dong School (1952-67)
¤aka: "Miss Frances
born on 7-16-1908 in Ottawa, Ohio
expired 7-22-2001 in Scottsdale, Arizona   age 93   cause: congestive heart failure
Rosewood massacre survivor  Dorothy P. Goins Hosey
born on 1-1-1919 in Rosewood, Florida
expired 3-31-2005 in Tampa, Florida   age 86
Bahai Faith founder  Mirza Hoseyn   religion founded in Iran (1892)
¤aka: "Baha'u'llah" 
expired ??-??-18??   age ??
Little Rascals child actor  Allen Clayton Hoskins   aka: "Farina"
born on 8-9-1920
expired 7-26-1980   age 59   cause: cancer
retired USC philisophy professor  John Hospers   was the Liberatarian Party's first presidential nominee in 1972 (along with VP nominee Tonie Nathan) — received a single electoral vote (against Nixon's 520 & McGovern's 17)
born on 6-9-1918 in Pella, Iowa
expired 6-12-2011 in Los Angeles, California   age 93
master illusionist  Harry Houdini   every year a seance is held in Detroit to try and contact his spirit in "the great beyond"; every year a television crew gets the same seance footage to run on the 11 o'clock news
¤born: Ehrich Weiss 
born on 3-24-1874 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary
expired 10-31-1926 in Detroit, Michigan   age 52
Harry's widow  Wilhelmina Houdini
expired 2-11-1943 in Needles, California   age 67
engineer  Eugene J. Houdry   invented the catalytic cracking process for producing gasoline from heavier carbon compounds in oil
born on 4-18-1892 in Domont, France
expired 7-18-1962 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania   age 70
inventor  John Joseph Houghtaling   came up with the idea for the "Magic Fingers" vibrating bed (1958)
born on 11-14-1916 in Kansas City, Missouri
expired 6-17-2009 in Fort Pierce, Florida   age 92
former New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers & Boston Red Sox manager  Ralph George Houk
born on 9-9-1919 in Lawrence, Kansas
expired 7-21-2010 in Winter Haven, Florida   age 90
   Contest Selectors
2006BYE, 4GUE6.7%
2007BYE, GOHI, 4GUE9.7%
2008BYE, GOHI, 4GUE9.4%
   Scored 6.0000 solo points

electrical engineer Sir  Godfrey Newbold Hounsfield   concurrent inventor of Computerized Axial Tomography scans (CAT scans) in 1960s; shared the 1979 Nobel physiology prize for that invention; the unit of brightness in CAT scan images is named for him
born on 8-28-1919 in Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, England (near)
expired 8-12-2004 in Kingston-upon-Thames, England   age 84
Ivory Coast president (1960-93)  Félix Houphouët-Boigny
born on 10-18-1905 in Yamoussouko, Côte d'Ivoire
expired 12-7-1993 in Yamoussouko, Côte d'Ivoire   age 88
AKS: Felix Houphouet
actor, producer, director  John Houseman   co-founder of the Mercury Theater Company
¤born: Jacques Haussmann 
born on 9-22-1902 in Bucharest, Roumania
expired 10-31-1988 in Malibu, California   age 86
   Contest Selectors
1980 EB, VA12.5%

rock guitarist  Michael "Mickey" Houser
born on 1-6-1962 in Boone, North Carolina
expired 8-10-2002   age 40   cause: pancreatic cancer
   Contest Selectors

rock singer/guitarist  Michael N. Houser   with group Widespread Panic
¤nickname: "Panic" 
born on 1-6-1962
expired 8-10-2002 in Athens, Georgia   age 40   cause: pancreatic cancer
Dr.  Bernardo Alberto Houssay   shared the 1947 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 4-10-1887 in Buenos Aires, Argentina
expired 9-21-1971 in Buenos Aires, Argentina   age 84
former Iranian prime minister (1965-77)  Amir Abbas Hoveido   his secret trail before an Islamic Revolutionary Kangaroo Court/Circle Jerk was a slam-dunk confirmation of his "guilt" on all 17 billion charges that he faced
born on 2-18-1919 in Tehran, Iran
expired 4-7-1979 in Tehran, Iran   age 60   cause: firing squad
AKS: Hoveyda
composer  Alan Vaness Hovhaness
¤born: Alan Vaness Chakmakjian 
born on 3-8-1911 in Somerville, Massachusetts
expired 6-21-2000 in Seattle, Washington   age 89
tv actor, writer, producer  Larry Hovis   played Sgt. Carter on Hogan's Heroes; a writer for Laugh-In; produced Liars Club game show
born on 2-20-1936 in Wapato, Washington
expired 9-9-2003 in San Marcos, Texas   age 67   cause: cancer
song composer  Bart Howard   wrote Fly Me To The Moon (1954)
¤born: Howard Joseph Gustafson 
born on 6-1-1915 in Burlington, Iowa
expired 2-21-2004 in Carmel, New York   age 88   cause: complications from stroke
former CIA employee/defector  Edward Lee Howard   he "fell down a flight of stairs"; pushed?
expired 7-12-2002 in Zhukovka, Russia   age 50   cause: broken neck
former N.Y. Yankees catcher (1955-67)  Elston Eugene Howard
born on 2-23-1929 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 12-14-1980 in New York, New York   age 51   cause: cardiac arrest; myocardinitis
songwriter  Harlan Howard   wrote Busted & I Fall to Pieces
born on 9-8-1927 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 3-3-2002 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 74
former Stanford electrical engineering professor  Henry Taylor Howard   "the father of the satellite tv industry" (built his own receiver to downlink C-band signals in 1976)
born on 4-5-1932 in Peoria, Illinois
expired 11-13-2002 in San Andreas, California   age 70   cause: plane crash
Ziegfeld girl & 1930s Hollywood actress  Jean Howard   also noted for her photographs of movie celebrities; once married to agent Charles K. Feldman (1934-48)
¤born: Ernestine Hill 
born on 10-13-1910 in Longview, Texas
expired 3-20-2000 in Beverly Hills, California   age 89
memorable Stooge  Jerome Lester "Curly" Howard   bother of Moe and Shemp; replaced Shemp when he left the act
¤nickname: Jerry 
born on 10-22-1903
expired 1-18-1952 in Los Angeles, California   age 48   cause: cerebral hemorrhage
actor  John Howard   played Ronald Colman's brother in Lost Horizon (1937) and Kate Hepburn's fiance in The Philadelphia Story (1940)
¤born: John R. Cox Jr. 
born on 4-14-1913 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 2-19-1995 in Santa Rosa, California   age 81   cause: heart failure
 Catherine Howard   briefly married to Henry VIII (wife number five)
born on --1522
expired 2-13-1542 in London, England   age 20   cause: beheaded in the Tower of London
actor  Leslie Howard   played Ashley Wilkes, object of Scarlett O'Hara's infatuation, in Gone With The Wind; on board plane shot down by the Luftwaffe over the English Channel
¤real name: Leslie Howard Stainer 
born on 4-3-1893 in London, England
expired 6-1-1943 in English Channel   age 53   cause: plane crash
original Stooge  Moe Howard   started Stooge act with Ted Healy and brother Shemp in 1923
¤born: Moses Horowitz 
born on 6-19-1897 in Bensonhurst, New York
expired 5-4-1975 in Hollywood, California   age 78   cause: lung cancer
pulp fiction writer  Robert Erwin Howard   created Conan the Barbarian, Red Sonja & Kull the Conquerer
born on 1-24-1906 in Peaster, Texas
expired 6-11-1936 in Cross Plains, Texas   age 30   cause: gunshot to head; suicide
original Stooge  Shemp Howard   left act to appear in other films; returned briefly after Curly died
¤born: Samuel Horowitz 
born on 3-17-1895
expired 11-22-1955 in Los Angeles, California   age 60
first female sports agent  Colleen Joffa Howe   member of U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame; wife of Gordie
born on 2-17-1933 in Sandusky, Michigan
expired 3-6-2009 in Commerce Township, Michigan   age 76   cause: Pick's disease
   Contest Selectors
2003ANG, PCD11.1%
2004ANG, LMLD, PCD16.7%
2005ANG, PCD8.7%
2006ANG, LMLD, PCD10.0%
2007ANG, LMLD, PCD9.7%
2008JCM, OIE, PCD9.4%
2009JCM, LMLD, PCD10.0%
   Scored 5.5250 points

poet & abolitionist  Julia Ward Howe   wrote lyrics to The Battle Hymn of the Republic (1861, published in The Atlantic Monthly in February 1862), set to the tune John Brown's Body (based upon the melody to the hymn Say Brother,Will You Meet Us?); first proposed a Mothers Day holiday
¤Mrs. Samuel Gridley Howe 
born on 5-27-1819 in New York, New York
expired 10-17-1910 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 91
former baseball pitcher  Steven Roy Howe   repeatedly suspended for being a major league cokehead & alcoholic; the autopsy toxicology report stated that methamphetamine was in his system
born on 3-10-1958 in Pontiac, Michigan
expired 4-29-2006 in Coachella, California   age 48   cause: truck roll-over accident
AKS: He wasn't wearing a seatbelt; when the truck went into the median and started to roll, he was ejected, with the truck landing on top of him
 Albert S. Howell   co-founder of Bell & Howell Camera Co. (1907); credited with taking the "flicker" out of movies
born on 4-17-1879 in West Branch, Michigan
expired 1-3-1951 in Chicago, Illinois   age 71
Kenner product inventor  Ronald B. Howes Sr.   came up with the Easy Bake Oven (1963)
born on 5-22-1926
expired 2-16-2010 in Anderson Township, Ohio   age 83
Albanian Communist chairman  Enver Hoxha   apocryphally said to have shot a cabinet minister across the table after disagreeing with him at a meeting
born on 10-16-1908 in Gjirokaster, Albania
expired 4-11-1985 in Tirana, Albania   age 76   cause: heart failure; diabetes
   Contest Selectors
1979 RR7.7%
1980 RR6.3%

astronomer Sir  Fred Hoyle   although a "steady state" universe proponent he derisively coined term "Big Bang"
born on 6-24-1915 in Bingley, Yorkshire, England
expired 8-20-2001 in Bournemouth, Dorsetshire, England   age 86   cause: complications from stroke
   Contest Selectors
2001 ANG12½%
   Scored 6.4000 solo points

character actor  Clegg Hoyt   played the transporter chief Pitcairn in the first Star Trek pilot (1964)
born on 12-10-1910 in Connecticut
expired 10-6-1967 in Woodland Hills, California   age 56   cause: stroke
actor  John Hoyt   played Dr. Boyce in original Star Trek series pilot
¤born: John Hoysradt 
born on 10-5-1905 in Bronxville, New York
expired 9-15-1991 in Santa Cruz, California   age 85   cause: lung cancer
former president of Guyana  Hugh Desmond Hoyte
born on 3-9-1929 in Georgetown, British Guiana
expired 12-22-2002 in Georgetown, Guyana   age 73   cause: heart failure
 Elias Hrawi   former Lebanese president (1989-98)
born on 9-4-1925 in Hawch al-Uman, Lebanon
expired 7-7-2006 in Beirut, Lebanon   age 80   cause: cancer
linguist  Bedrich Hrozny   deciphered the ancient Hitite language
¤born: Friedrich Hrozny 
born on 5-6-1879 in Lysanard Labem, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary
expired 12-17-1952 in Prague, Czechoslovakia   age 73
The Eastland, resting on the bottom of the Chicago River, as rescue efforts wind down last Eastland disaster survivor  Libby Klucina Hruby
born on 1-4-1905
expired 11-15-2004 in Berwyn, Illinois   age 99
former Nebraska rep. (1952-54) & senator (1954-76)  Roman Lee Hruska   during G. Harold Carswell's supreme court nomination hearing Hruska spoke of adding a little mediocrity to the bench
born on 8-16-1904 in David City, Nebraska
expired 4-25-1999 in Omaha, Nebraska   age 94
Prince  Hsun   father of China's last emperor
expired 3-28-1951 in Beijing, China   age ??
Chinese Communist Party chairman (1981-87)  Hu Yaobang
born on 11-20-1915 in Liuyang County, Hunan Province, China
expired 4-15-1989 in Beijing, China   age 73
former Chinese Communist Party chairman (1976-81)  Hua Kuo-feng   succeeded Mao; was Chinese prime minister (1976-80)
born on 2-16-1921 in Jiaocheng, Shanxi province, China
expired 8-20-2008 in Beijing, China   age 87
   Contest Selectors
1979 DW, YJ15.4%

AKS: Hua Guofeng
jazz trumpter  Frederick Dewayne "Freddie" Hubbard
born on 4-7-1938 in Indianapolis, Indiana
expired 12-29-2008 in Sherman Oaks, California   age 70   cause: complications from heart attack
mediocre science fiction writer  Lafayette Ronald Hubbard   founded Scientology scam
born on 3-13-1911 in Tilden, Nebraska
expired 1-24-1986 in San Luis Obispo, California   age 74
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP6.3%

longtime Dearborn, Michigan mayor (1941-77)  Orville Liscum Hubbard
born on 4-9-1903 in Union City, Michigan
expired 12-16-1982 in Detroit, Michigan   age 79
   Contest Selectors
1979 7.7%
1980 DR, GP, JW, RR25.0%

 Robert Calvin Hubbard   only person (up to the date of his death) to be elected to three major sports halls-of-fame: College Football & NFL (as a player) and Baseball (as an umpire)
born on 10-31-1900 in Keytesville, Missouri
expired 10-17-1977 in Gulfport, Florida   age 76   cause: cancer
track star  William DeHart Hubbard   first black American to win an Olympic gold medal (1924)
born on 11-25-1903 in Cincinnati, Ohio
expired 6-23-1976 in Cleveland, Ohio   age 72
ex-New York Giants pitcher  Carl Owen Hubbell
born on 6-22-1903 in Carthage, Missouri
expired 11-21-1988 in Scottsdale, Arizona   age 85
astronomer  Edwin Powell Hubble   Mount Wilson & Palomar researcher; namesake of orbiting NASA deep space telescope
born on 11-20-1889 in Marshfield, Missouri
expired 9-28-1953 in San Marino, California   age 63
violinist  Bronislaw Huberman   founder of the Palestine Symphony Orchestra
born on 12-19-1882 in Czestochowa, Poland
expired 6-17-1947 in Nant sur Corsier, Switzerland   age 64
animator  Faith Hubley   won 3 oscars for Moonbird (1959), The Hole (1962) & Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass Double Feature (1966)
¤born: Faith Eliot 
born on --1924 in New York, New York
expired 12-7-2001 in New Haven, Connecticut   age 77   cause: cancer
AKS: Elliot
film animator  John Hubley   won two oscars; co-creator of Mr. Magoo (1949; cartoon "Ragtime Bear")
born on 5-21-1914
expired 2-21-1977 in New Haven, Connecticut   age 62
jazz clarinetist  Michael Andrew "Peanuts" Hucko   played with Glenn Miller, Louis Armstrong & Lawrence Welk bands
born on 4-7-1918 in Syracuse, New York
expired 6-19-2003 in Fort Worth, Texas   age 85
former Cleveland pitcher  George Willis Hudlin   served-up Babe Ruth's 500 home run ball
born on 8-15-1926 in Wagoner, Oklahoma
expired 8-5-2002 in Little Rock, Arkansas   age 96
   Contest Selectors
2002 JL9.1%
   Scored 5.4000 solo points

Great Lakes sailor  Bruce Lee Hudson   Deckhand aboard the Edmund Fitzgerald
expired 11-10-1975 in Eastern Lake Superior, Canada   age 22   cause: drowned when ship foundered
 Ethel Hudson   last member of Hew Hampshire's Canterbury Shaker colony
expired 9-7-1992   age 96
explorer  Henry Hudson   first went up river (1609) that was subsequently named for him
born on 9-12-1575 in England
expired 6-23-1611 in Hudson's Bay   age 35
 Joseph Lowthian Hudson   founded Detroit Department store (1881) & co-founded Motor Car Company named after him (1900)
born on 10-17-1846 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumbria, England
expired 7-15-1917 in Worthing, England   age 70
Hudson Oil founder (1933)  Mary Hudson
expired 9-2-1999 in Prairie Village, Missouri   age 86   cause: cancer
movie actress  Rochelle Hudson
born on 3-6-1914 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
expired 1-17-1972 in Palm Desert, California   age 57
actor  Rock Hudson
¤real name: Roy Harold Shearer 
born on 11-17-1925 in Winnetka, Illinois
expired 10-2-1985 in Beverly Hills, California   age 59   cause: complications from AIDS
1197 pound "dieter"  Walter Hudson   Guinness Book record Tub-O-Lard
born on --1945 in New York, New York
expired 12-24-1991   age 46
short-term MExican president  Victoriano Huerto   president February 1913 through July 1914
born on 12-23-1854 in Colotlán, Jalisco, Mexico
expired 1-13-1916 in Fort Bliss, Texas   age 61
mathematician  David A. Huffman   developed the eponymous data coding/compression algorithm as a MIT graduate student in the 1950s
born on 8-9-1925
expired 10-7-1999 in Santa Cruz, California   age 74   cause: cancer
lived w/nephew & neice Rodney Carl b.12/29/1951 & Deborah Huffman @ 5071 Fawn Valley in Bath (517) 641-4085 retired machinist  Donald Jay Huffman   one of the last remaining survivors of the 1927 Bath School Disaster
born on 7-10-1917 in Longley, Ohio
expired 3-14-2011 in Bath, Michigan   age 93
Dr.  Charles Brenton Huggons   shared the 1966 Nobel prize in medicine for his discoveries concerning the hormonal treatment of prostatic cancer
born on 9-22-1901 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
expired 1-12-1997 in Chicago, Illinois   age 95
former Rhodesian prime minister (1933-53)  Godfrey Martin Huggins
¤title: Lord Malvern 
born on 7-6-1883 in Bexley, Kent, England
expired 5-8-1971 in Salisbury, Rhodesia   age 87
baseball Hall of Famer (1964)  Miller James Huggins   second baseman (1904-16); Yankees manager 1918-29
born on 3-27-1879 in Cincinnati, Ohio
expired 9-25-1929 in New York, New York   age 50
tv writer/producer  Roy Huggins   co-creator of 77 Sunset Strip; co-produced Maverick (1957-62); writer for The Fugitive (1963-67) & The Rockford Files (1974-80)
born on 7-18-1914 in Litelle, Washington
expired 4-3-2002 in Santa Monica, California   age 87
character actor  Barnard Aloysius Kiernan Hughes
born on 7-16-1915 in Bedford Hills, New York
expired 7-11-2006 in New York, New York   age 90
AKS: Bernard
Texas death row inmate  Billie George Hughes Jr.
born on 1-28-1952
expired 1-24-2000 in Huntsville, Texas   age 47   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2000 TEX14%
   Scored 10.3000 solo points

accomplished politician  Charles Evans Hughes   New York governor (1906-09); Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court (1909-19); Republican Presidential candidate in 1916 (lost to Woodrow Wilson); Secretary of State (1921-25); Supreme Court Chief Justice (1930-41)
born on 4-11-1862 in Glens Falls, New York
expired 8-27-1948 in Osterville, Massachusetts   age 86
British super-geezer  Charlotte Marion Hughes
born on 8-1-1877
expired 3-17-1993 in Redcar, Cleveland, England   age 115
British poet laureate  Edward James "Ted" Hughes
born on 8-17-1930 in Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire, England
expired 10-28-1998 in Devonshire, England   age 68   cause: cancer
former toll booth attendant  Glenn R. Hughes   original Village People "biker"; the Y.M.C.A.'s Macho Man
born on 7-18-1950 in New York, New York
expired 3-4-2001 in New York, New York   age 50   cause: lung cancer
former Iowa senator (1969-74)  Harold Everett Hughes
born on 2-10-1922
expired 10-24-1996 in Glendale, Arizona   age 74
aviation pioneer  Harvey M. Hughes
born on 4-14-1906
expired 12-27-2000   age 94
   Contest Selectors
1980 EK6.3%

oil well drill bit inventor  Howard Robard Hughes Sr.   co-founder of the Sharp-Hughes Tool Company (1909); father of the aviator/movie maker
born on 9-9-1869 in Lancaster, Missouri
expired 1-14-1924 in Houston, Texas   age 54   cause: heart attack
The `Spruce Goose' industrialist, golfer, aviator, movie producer & director  Howard Robard Hughes Jr.   built The Spruce Goose; invented the pushup-bra for Jane Russell; built the Glomar Explorer for the CIA to retrieve sunken Russian submarine K-129; at one time owned about half of the Las Vegas strip; subject of the movie Melvin and Howard & a bogus biography
born on 12-24-1905 in Houston, Texas
expired 4-5-1976 in Lear Jet above south Texas enroute to Houston   age 70   cause: renal failure
drunken lout  James "Mickey" Hughes   barbecued by ex-wife Francine
born on 8-10-1945
expired 3-9-1977 in Dansville, Michigan   age 31   cause: burned to death
author and lyricist  James Langston Hughes
born on 2-1-1902 in Joplin, Missouri
expired 5-22-1967 in New York, New York   age 65
movie director  John Wilden Hughes Jr.   directed Weird Science (1985), Sixteen Candles & Home Alone; started his career writing articles and doing interviews for Playboy magazine
born on 2-18-1950 in Lansing, Michigan
expired 8-6-2009 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 59   cause: heart attack
screenwriter/director  Kenneth Hughes   directed Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
born on 1-19-1922 in Liverpool, England
expired 4-28-2001 in Panorama City, California   age 79
Herbalife co-founder (1980)  Mark Reynolds Hughes
born on 1-1-1956 in Los Angeles, California
expired 5-20-2000 in Malibu, California   age 44   cause: overdose of alcohol and Doxepin
Nice bongos! beach party water-bearer  Mary Cecilia Hughes   she could always be counted-upon to show up with two big jugs; a real beach bunny/surfer girl she graced such celluloid masterpieces as Muscle Beach Party (1964; as "surfer girl"), Bikini Beach (1964; as "beach girl"), Pajama Party (1964; as "pajama girl"), Beach Blanket Bingo (1965; reprising her role as "beach girl"), Ski Party (1965; this time pushing her acting boundaries as "Mary"), How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965; again in the recurring role of "beach girl"), Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965; in the undemanding role of "Robot #6") & The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (1966; exercising her transparent acting 'skills' as "Mary"); later she became a fitness instructor
¤ex-Mrs. Lee Michaels (1968-88)
Mrs. Paul Zimmerman 
born on 2-25-1944 in Hollywood, California
expired 12-13-2007 in Malibu, California   age 63   cause: cancer
surviving World War I veteran  Netherwood Hughes
born on 6-12-1900 in Great Harwood, Lancashire, England
expired 4-4-2009 in Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire, England   age 108
   Contest Selectors
   Did Not Score - insufficient category citations (one to be exact)

novelist  Richard Hughes   wrote High Wind in Jamaica (1929)
expired 4-28-1976 in Harlech, Merioneth, Wales   age 76   cause: leukemia
attorney  Ronald W. Hughes   court-appointed defense lawyer for Leslie Van Houten; he wouldn't go along with Manson's plan to blame the girls so he got killed for his efforts; the body was found 3-29-1971
born on 3-16-1935 in California
expired 11-??-1970 in Sespe Hot Spring, California   age 35   cause: murdered
author & screenwriter  Rupert Hughes   uncle of Howard; got him interested in making movies
born on 1-31-1872 in Lancaster, Missouri
expired 9-9-1956 in Los Angeles, California   age 84
Federal Judge  Sarah Tilghman Hughes   swore-in Lyndon Johnson after Kennedy assassination
born on 8-2-1896 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 4-23-1985 in Dallas, Texas   age 88
Texas death row inmate  Tommie Collins Hughes
¤number 999273 
born on 8-15-1974
expired 3-15-2006 in Huntsville, Texas   age 31   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 9.4781 points

engraver & avant-garde filmmaker  Ian Hugo   "legal" husband of Anaïs Nin; directed Bells of Atlantis (1952)
¤real name: Hugh Parker Guiler 
born on 2-15-1898 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 1-7-1985 in New York, New York   age 86
Sir  John Hugo
born on 7-1-1899
expired 7-21-2000   age 101
author  Victor Marie Hugo   wrote The Hunchback of Notre-Dame and Les Misérables
born on 2-26-1802 in Besancon, France
expired 5-22-1885 in Paris, France   age 83
author  William Bradford Huie   wrote The Hiroshima Pilot and The Execution of Private Slovik (1954); conducted January 24, 1956 Look Magazine interview with the murderers of Emmett Till
born on 11-13-1910 in Hartselle, Alabama
expired 11-23-1986 in Guntersville, Alabama   age 76
former WWF/WWE wrassler  Elizabeth Ann Hulette   ex-wife of Macho Man Savage (1984-92); "companion" of Lex Luger
¤aka: "Miss Elizabeth" 
born on 11-19-1960 in San Antonio, Texas
expired 5-1-2003 in Marietta, Georgia   age 42   cause: acute toxicity
Roosevelt Secretary of State (1933-1944)  Cordell Hull   received the 1945 Nobel Peace prize for his part in establishing the United Nations
born on 10-2-1871 in Pickett County, Tennessee
expired 7-23-1955 in Bethesda, Maryland   age 83
character actor  Henry Hull   created roll of Jeeter Lester in Tobacco Road on Broadway (1933-41)
born on 10-3-1890 in Louisville, Kentucky
expired 3-8-1977 in Cornwall, England   age 86
 John Warren Hull   radio/tv host of Strike It Rich (1947-57)
born on 1-17-1903 in Gasport, New York
expired 9-14-1974 in Waterbury, Connecticut   age 71
character actress  Josephine Sherwood Hull   won Best Supporting actress Academy Award for Harvey
born on 1-3-1884 in Newton, Massachusetts
expired 3-12-1957 in New York, New York   age 73
Indianapolis Motor Speedway owner (1945-77)  Anton "Tony" Hulman Jr.   owned Clabber Girl Baking Powder; coined phrase "Gentlemen, start your engines."
born on 2-11-1901 in Terre Haute, Indiana
expired 10-27-1977 in Indianapolis, Indiana   age 76   cause: heart failure during surgery
Chairman Emeritus of the Indy 500  Mary Fendrich Hulman   speedway owner and Tony's widow
born on 3-13-1905
expired 4-1-1998 in Indianapolis, Indiana   age 93
British geezer  Amy Isabel Matthews Hulmes
born on 10-5-1887
expired 10-27-2001   age 114
the Id Monster from `Forbidden Planet' Disney animator  Kenneth Vernon Hultgren   designed the Id Monster of Forbidden Planet (1956)
born on --1915
expired 12-13-1968   age 53   cause: heart attack
Cathedral of Tomorrow televangelist  Alpha Rex Emmanuel Humbard Sr.   went on tv in Akron, Ohio in 1952; delivered the eulogy at Elvis' funeral
born on 8-13-1919 in Little Rock, Arkansas
expired 9-21-2007 in Atlantis, Florida   age 88   cause: congestive heart failure; complications from hip replacement surgery; broke hip in fall
   Contest Selectors
1979 JH7.7%
1980 EK6.3%

actress  Benita Hume   wife of George Sanders; formerly married to Ronald Colman
expired 11-1-1967 in Egerton, England   age 60
former Washington Post music critic (1947-82)  Paul Hume   his negative review of a Margaret Truman concert (1950) resulted in a threatening letter from Harry
born on 12-13-1915 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 11-26-2001 in Baltimore, Maryland   age 85   cause: pneumonia
singer  Helen Humes
born on 6-23-1913 in Louisville, Kentucky
expired 9-9-1981 in Santa Monica, California   age 68   cause: cancer
career diplomat  Arthur William Hummel Jr.   U.S. Ambassador to communist China (1981-85)
born on 6-1-1920 in Fenchow, China
expired 2-6-2001 in Chevy Chase, Maryland   age 80   cause: emphysema
Miss Memphis & Miss America 1947  Barbara Jo Walker Hummel   last Miss America to be crowned in a bathing suit; her husband, an obstetrician, delivered Miss America 1987
¤Mrs. John Vernon Hummel 
born on 3-12-1926 in Tennessee
expired 6-7-2000 in Memphis, Tennessee   age 74   cause: heart failure
 Anne S. Hummert   creator of the radio soap opera in early 1930s; created such series as Stella Dallas and Ma Perkins
¤born: Anne Schumacher 
born on 1-19-1905
expired 7-5-1996 in New York, New York   age 91
opera composer  Engelbert Humperdinck   wrote Hansel and Gretel opera
born on 9-1-1854 in Siegburg, Germany
expired 9-27-1921 in Neustrelitz, Germany   age 67
Minnesota politician  Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr.   LBJ's Vice President (1965-69); 1968 Democratic presidential candidate; husband of Muriel
¤nickname: "The Happy Warrior" 
born on 5-27-1911 in Wallace, South Dakota
expired 1-13-1978 in Waverly, Minnesota   age 66   cause: bladder cancer
New Orleans jazz musician & teacher  Willie J. Humphrey
born on 12-29-1900
expired 6-7-1994   age 93
beat generation "hipster"  Herbert Huncke   friend of William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac
born on 12-9-1915 in Greenfield, Massachusetts
expired 8-8-1996 in New York, New York   age 80   cause: congestive heart failure
sugar broker  Horace Lawson Hunley   designed and built the Confederacy's submarines: the Pioneer (sank during testing in Lake Ponchatrain), the second Pioneer (also sank during testing) and the David (renamed the CSS H.L.Hunley after it sank in Charleston harbor, drowning Hunley and the crew); under the command of Lt. George A. Dixon the vessel was finally lost outside the harbor when it became the first submarine to successfully engage an enemy ship in wartime, sinking the Union vessel Housatonick with a "torpedo" but being damaged/swamped by the blast wave (2/17/1864); the wreck was rediscovered in 1995 and raised in August, 2000
born on 12-29-1823 in Sumner County, Tennessee
expired 10-15-1863 in Charleston, South Carolina   age 39   cause: drowned in his submarine
character actor  Arthur Hunnicut
born on 2-17-1911 in Gravelly, Arkansas
expired 9-26-1979 in Woodland Hills, California   age 68   cause: cancer
Watergate break-in conspirator  Everette Howard W. Hunt Jr.   spent 21 years with the CIA
¤Bay of Pigs cover name: "Eduardo" 
born on 10-9-1918 in Hamburg, New York
expired 1-23-2007 in Miami, Florida   age 88   cause: pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
2005CSI, MOT8.7%
2006CSI, MOT6.7%
   Scored 6.2000 solo points

former Alabama governor (1987-1993)  Harold Guy Hunt
born on 6-17-1933 in Holly Pond, Cullman County, Alabama
expired 1-30-2009 in Birmingham, Alabama   age 75   cause: lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
2009DTM, RAVN6.7%
   Scored 6.2500 points

interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in August 1966 oil magnate  Haroldson Lafayette Hunt
born on 2-17-1889 in Vandalia, Illinois
expired 11-29-1974 in Dallas, Texas   age 85   cause: pneumonia
textile machinery inventor  John O. Hunt   also invented the disposable diaper
expired 2-11-1957 in Greenville, South Carolina   age 71
trucking company founder  Johnnie Bryan Hunt
born on 2-28-1927 in Heber Springs, Arkansas
expired 12-7-2006 in Springdale, Arkansas   age 79   cause: complications from fall
Kansas City Chiefs founder/owner  Lamar Hunt Sr.   a son of H.L. Hunt; with several other brothers tried to corner the silver market, but failed (lost big bucks on that one); gave the Super Bowl it's name; co-founded the Americal Football League (AFL; 1960); a co-founder of Major League Soccer (1965); one of the original investors in the Chicago Bulls (1967)
born on 8-2-1932 in El Dorado, Arkansas
expired 12-13-2006 in Dallas, Texas   age 74   cause: complications from prostate cancer
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 7.6000 solo points

architect  Myron Hunt   designed the Rose Bowl and the Hollywood Bowl
expired 5-26-1952 in Pasadena, California   age 84
geezer  Nelle Hunt
born on 7-28-1887
expired 2-??-2001   age 113
movie editor/director  Peter Roger Hunt   edited first 5 James Bond movies & Sink the Bismark! (1960); directed On Her Magesty's Secret Service (1969)
born on 3-11-1925 in London, England
expired 8-14-2002 in Santa Monica, California   age 77   cause: heart failure
muppeteer  Richard Hunt
born on 8-16-1951 in New York, New York
expired 1-7-1992 in New York, New York   age 40   cause: AIDS
German movie art director  Otto Hunte   art director for Metropolis (1926) and Gold 1934
expired ??-??-1960   age 77
blues singer  Alberta Hunter
born on 4-1-1895 in Memphis, Tennessee
expired 10-17-1984 in New York, New York   age 89
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1980 DH, VA12.5%

author  Evan Hunter   wrote The Blackboard Jungle (1954) & the "87th Precinct" detective series; wrote screenplay for The Birds
¤born: Salvatore A. Lombino 
born on 10-15-1926 in New York, New York
expired 7-6-2005 in Weston, Connecticut   age 78   cause: cancer
Mormon elder  Howard W. Hunter
born on 11-14-1907 in Boise, Idaho
expired 3-3-1995   age 87
Mormon leader  Howard William Hunter   their 14th president; lasted only 9 months in the position
born on 11-14-1907 in Boise, Idaho
expired 3-3-1995 in Salt Lake City, Utah   age 87
Hall of Fame Kansas City and Oakland A's & Yankee's pitcher  James Augustus "Catfish" Hunter   won 1974 Cy Young award; given nickname by Charlie Finley
born on 4-8-1946 in Hertford, North Carolina
expired 9-9-1999 in Hertford, North Carolina   age 53   cause: complications from ALS
actor  Jeffrey Hunter   played Jesus Christ in The King of Kings (1961); Captain Christopher Pike in original Star Trek series pilot (1964)
¤born: Henry Herman McKinnies Jr. 
born on 11-23-1926 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 5-27-1969 in Hollywood, California   age 42   cause: skull fracture following a cerebral hemorrhage
actress  Kim Hunter   won Best Supporting Actress oscar for playing Stella in A Streetcar Named Desired (1951); also played Dr. Zira in three Planet of the Apes movies
¤born: Janet Cole 
born on 11-12-1922 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 9-11-2002 in New York, New York   age 79   cause: heart attack
professional Snooker player  Paul Hunter
born on 10-14-1978 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England
expired 10-9-2006 in Huddersfield, England   age 27   cause: stomach cancer; neuroendocrine tumors
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   Scored 12.3000 solo points

Greenpeace co-founder  Robert Lorne "Bob" Hunter   served as it's first president (1973-77)
born on 10-13-1941 in Saint Boniface, Manitoba, Canada
expired 5-2-2005 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 63   cause: prostate cancer
movie producer  Ross Hunter   did the Airport movies
¤born: Martin Fuss 
born on 5-6-1920 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 3-10-1996 in Los Angeles, California   age 75
Edmonton Oilers co-founder  William Dickenson "Bill" Hunter   helped launch the NHL rival World Hockey Association (1972)
born on 5-5-1920 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
expired 12-16-2002 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada   age 82   cause: bone cancer
Judy Bolton mystery author  Margaret Sutton Hunting   between 1932 & 1967 penned the 38 volume series
¤born: Rachel Irene Beebee 
born on 1-22-1903 in Odin, Pennsylvania
expired 6-21-2001 in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania   age 98
Kiowa chief  Hunting Horse   Indian scout for Custer (Cavalry officer: "Looks like we're surrounded." Indian scout: "What do you mean we white man?")
¤given name: Tsa-Toke 
expired 7-1-1953 in Lawton, Oklahoma   age 107
former Presbyterian minister  Henry S. Huntington Jr.   pioneer in U.S. nudism movement, joining the American League for Physical Culture in 1929; first editor of The Nudist magazine (1933; later renamed Sunshine and Health)
born on 2-26-1881 in Gorham, Maine
expired 2-13-1981 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 99
to next U.S. president: Thomas McKeanto previous U.S. president: John Jay forgotten U.S. president  Samuel Huntington   fourth president of the Continental Congress under the Declaration of Independence (9/28/1779-7/9/1780)
born on 7-3-1731 in Windham, Connecticut
expired 1-5-1796 in Norwich, Connecticut   age 64
NBC newscaster  Chester Robert "Chet" Huntley   partner of David Brinkley (1956-70)
born on 12-10-1911 in Cardwell, Montana
expired 3-20-1974 in Bozeman, Montana   age 62   cause: abdominal cancer
tunesmith  Herman Hupfeld   wrote As Time Goes By (1931) for the Broadway play Everybody's Welcome --- it was first performed in the play by Frances Williams & was recorded that year by Rudy Vallee; Play it again, Sam
born on 2-1-1894 in Montclair, New Jersey
expired 6-8-1951 in Montclair, New Jersey   age 57
auto pioneer  Louis Gorham Hupp   builder of the Hupmobile
born on 11-13-1872 in Kalamazoo, Michigan
expired 12-10-1961 in Detroit, Michigan   age 89
movie composer  Gottfried Huppertz   wrote original orchestral score for Metropolis (1927); it can be heard again on the new movie restoration DVD
born on 3-11-1887 in Köln, Germany
expired 2-7-1937 in Berlin, Germany   age 49
psychic  Peter Hurkos   he never saw it coming
¤real name: Peter Van der Hurk 
born on 5-21-1911 in Dordrecht, The Netherlands
expired 6-2-1988   age 77
American League umpire (1947-65)  Edwin H. Hurley   plate umpire who called four consecutive balls on Bob Cain's pitches to Eddie Gaedel
born on 9-20-1908
expired 11-12-1969 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 61   cause: "a long illness"
briefly oldest Aussie  Jessie Hurley
¤born: Jessie Stubbs 
born on 6-15-1890 in Riverstone, Australia
expired 8-7-2002 in Erina, Australia   age 112
impresario  Solomon Isaievich Hurok
born on 4-9-1888 in Pogar, Russia
expired 3-5-1974 in New York, New York   age 85   cause: heart attack
movie director  Brian Desmond Hurst   made Scrooge (1951)
born on 2-12-1900 in Castle Reagh, Ireland
expired 9-26-1986 in London, England   age 86
writer  Fannie Hurst   wrote Imitation of Life
born on 10-19-1889 in Hamilton, Ohio
expired 2-23-1968 in New York, New York   age 78
radio actor  Marlin Hurt   Beulah on Fibber McGee and Molly
expired 3-21-1946 in Hollywood, California   age 40
animator  William T. Hurtz   co-founder of UPA (United Productions of America) animation studio; layout artist for the 1951 oscar-winning animated short subject Gerald McBoing-Boing
born on 4-7-1919
expired 10-14-2000 in Van Nuys, California   age 81   cause: heart failure
Univeristy of Minnesota economist  Leonid Hurwicz   shared the 2007 Nobel prize in economics for mechanism design theory (oldest laureate, ever)
born on 8-21-1917 in Moscow, Russia
expired 6-24-2008 in Minneapolis, Minnesota   age 90
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ex-Czech leader  Gustav Husak
born on 1-10-1913 in Dubravka, Slovakia
expired 11-17-1991   age 78
Shuttle STS-96 & 107 astronaut  Rick Douglas Husband
born on 7-12-1957 in Amarillo, Texas
expired 2-1-2003 in over north-central Texas   age 45   cause: disintegration of Shuttle Columbia during re-entry
World War I RAF ace Commodore  Patrick Huskinson   designed the "blockbuster" bombs used in World War II
born on 3-17-1896
expired 11-24-1966 in London, England   age 70
country singer  Ferlin Eugene Husky   inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame
¤aka: "Terry Preston" & "Simon Crum" 
born on 12-3-1925 in Flat River, Missouri
expired 3-17-2011 in Westmoreland, Tennessee   age 85   cause: congestive heart failure
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Jordanian  King Hussein I   son of Talal I; succeeded to throne after his father was declared unfit to rule (mental illness); a "descendant of Mohammed"
¤Hussein Ibn Talal 
born on 11-14-1935 in Amman, Jordan
expired 2-7-1999 in Amman, Jordan   age 63   cause: non-Hodgkins lymphoma
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1979 RR7.7%
1980 EB6.3%

first Jordanian monarch King  Abdullah Ibn Hussein   father of Talal I; grandfather of Hussein I
expired 7-20-1951 in Jerusalem, Jordan   age 69   cause: assassinated
 Kamal Eddin Hussein   part of plot that overthrew Farouk & installed Nasser (1952)
expired 6-19-1999   age 77   cause: liver cancer
cowering Iraqi despot  Qusay Saddam Hussein al-Tikriti   son of Saddam; former head of Iraqi intelligence & internal security
born on 5-17-1966 in Baghdad, Iraq
expired 7-22-2003 in Mosul, Iraq   age 37   cause: fire fight with 101st Airborne troops
AKS: Qusai Husayn
Hey, isn't this the Unabomber dude? murderous ex-dictator  Saddam Hussein al-Tikriti
born on 4-28-1937 in al-Awja, Tikrit District, Iraq
expired 12-30-2006 in Baghdad, Iraq   age 69   cause: hanged
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2000IVY, KLS29%
2001ANG, KLS, RR37½%
2005ANG, HH, KLS13.0%
   Scored 5.1195 points

AKS: Husein Husayn Whosain Whosayn
Emir of Mecca, King of the Hijaz (1924)  Sherif ibn Ali Hussein   father of first Jordanian King Abdullah ibn Hussein
born on --1853
expired ??-??-1931   age 78
Iraqi psycho  Uday Saddam Hussein al-Tikriti   son of Saddam; torturer, serial rapist, killer
born on 6-18-1964 in Baghdad, Iraq
expired 7-22-2003 in Mosul, Iraq   age 39   cause: fire fight with 101st Airborne troops
AKS: Husayn Odai Uday
1940s and 50s Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj  Amin el-Husseini   World War II Nazi collaborator
born on --1893 in Jerusalem, Palestine
expired 7-4-1974 in Beirut, Lebanon   age 80   cause: heart failure
PLO Fatah Central Committee member  Faisal Husseini
born on 7-17-1940 in Baghdad, Iraq
expired 5-31-2001 in Kuwait City, Kuwait   age 60   cause: heart attack
actress  Ruth Carol Hussey   played Elizabeth Browne in Northwest Passage (1940), Elizabeth Imbrie in The Philadelphia Story (1940) & Jennie Sousa in Stars and Stripes Forever (1952)
¤Mrs. Charles Robert Longenecker 
born on 10-30-1911 in Providence, Rhode Island
expired 4-19-2005 in Thousand Oaks, California   age 93   cause: complications from appendectomy
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in September 1985 movie writer, actor, director  John Marcellus Huston   son of Walter, father of Anjelica; won directing oscar for The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948); also directed The Maltese Falcon (1941), The African Queen (1952), Moby Dick (1956) and Prizzi's Honor
born on 8-5-1906 in Nevada, Missouri
expired 8-28-1987 in Middletown, Rhode Island   age 81
AKS: Houston
character actor  Walter Huston   father of John, grandfather of Anjelica; received an Academy Award (Best Supporting Actor) as Howard in The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948); also played Trampas in The Virginian (1929), Captain Jacobi in The Maltese Falcon (1941) and Jerry Cohan in Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
¤real name: Walter Houghston 
born on 4-6-1884 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 4-7-1950 in Hollywood, California   age 64
INXS singer  Michael Kelland Frank Hutchence   father of Heavenly Hirrani Tiger Lily by Paula Yates
born on 1-22-1960 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
expired 11-22-1997 in Double Bay, Australia   age 37   cause: suicide; hanged
Miss America 1952  Colleen Kay Hutchins   mother of former NBA player/current N.J. Nets general manager Ernest Maurice "Kiki" Vandeweghe III
¤Mrs. Ernest Maurice Vandeweghe Jr. 
born on 5-23-1926 in Salt Lake City, Utah
expired 3-24-2010 in Newport Beach, California   age 83
Our Gang child actor  Robert Hutchins
¤aka: "Wheezer
born on 3-29-1925 in Tacoma, Washington
expired 3-17-1945 in Merced, California   age 19   cause: military plane crash
 Miller Reese Hutchison   invented the dictograph, the Acousticon and the Klaxon horn ("ah-Oooga")
born on --1876 in Mobile Bay, Alabama
expired 2-16-1944 in New York, New York   age 67
psychiatrist Dr.  Arnold A. Hutschnecker   Nixon's psychiatrist
born on 5-13-1898 in Austria
expired 12-28-2000 in Sherman, Connecticut   age 102
dentist Dr.  Robert William Hutson   designed the Oral-B toothbrush in the 1940s
born on 6-20-1919 in San Luis Obispo, California
expired 5-20-2001 in San Jose, California   age 81   cause: pneumonia
heiress  Barbara Woolworth Hutton   granddaughter of F.W. Woolworth; briefly married to playboy Porfirio Rubirosa; mother of Lance Reventlow
born on 11-14-1912 in New York, New York
expired 5-11-1979 in Los Angeles, California   age 66   cause: heart attack; pneumonia
actress  Betty Hutton
¤born: Betty June Thornburg 
born on 2-26-1921 in Battle Creek, Michigan
expired 3-11-2007 in Palm Springs, California   age 86   cause: colon cancer
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actor  Dana James "Jim" Hutton
born on 5-31-1934 in Binghamton, New York
expired 6-2-1979 in Los Angeles, California   age 45   cause: liver cancer
brokerage firm founder  Edward Francis Hutton   General Foods chairman (1923-1935); father of actress Dina Merrill
born on 9-7-1876 in New York, New York
expired 7-11-1962 in Westbury, New York   age 85
British novelist  Aldous Leonard Huxley   starting in 1931 it was a Brave New World out there; after a 1953 mescaline trip wrote The Doors of Perception (1954; name taken from a William Blake poem); the book title was later used as the name of a rock band
born on 7-26-1894 in Godalming, England
expired 11-22-1963 in Los Angeles, California   age 69   cause: throat cancer
biologist & author Sir  Julian Sorell Huxley   grandson of Thomas; brother of Aldous; first director of UNESCO (1946-48)
born on 6-22-1887
expired 2-14-1975 in Hampstead, England   age 87
former concert violinist  Laura F. Archera Huxley   second wife & widow of Aldous Huxley; they got married at a drive-in wedding chapel in Yuma, Arizona
born on 11-2-1914 in Turin, Italy
expired 12-13-2007 in Hollywood Hills, California   age 93   cause: cancer
biologist  Thomas Henry Huxley   advanced the theory that birds were descended from dinosaurs
born on 5-4-1825 in Ealing, West London, England
expired 6-29-1895 in Eastbourne, East Sussex, England   age 70
physicist & astronomer  Christian Huygens   discovered Saturn's rings (1655); developed the wave theory of light (1678)
born on 4-14-1629 in The Hague, The Netherlands
expired 6-8-1695 in The Hague, The Netherlands   age 66
former New York Herald Tribune Hollywood columnist (1951-64)  Joe Hyams   wrote biographies on Humphrey Bogart & James Dean; big on the martial arts he wrote Zen and the Martial Arts; at one time had been married to Elke Sommer
born on 6-6-1923 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
expired 11-8-2008 in Denver, Colorado   age 85   cause: coronary artery disease
Negro Legue star outfielder  Cowan F. "Bubba" Hyde   inducted into the Negro Leagues Hall of Fame (1997)
born on 4-10-1907
expired 11-20-2003 in Saint Louis, Missouri   age 96
Gaelic scholar  Douglas An Craoibhin Aoibhinn Hyde   first president of the Irish Republic (1938-45)
expired 7-12-1949 in Dublin, Ireland   age 88
former Illinois rep. (1975-2006)  Henry John Hyde
born on 4-18-1924 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 11-29-2007 in Chicago, Illinois   age 83   cause: cardiac arrhythmia; renal failure; heart disease
organic chemist  J. Franklin Hyde   discovered how to make fused silica (impurity-free glass) using a process called frame hydrolysis; this is the basis of manufacturing fiber optic cable; his work with silicones led to the formation of Dow-Corning (1943) & the "development" of the topless Go-Go dancer industry (1964)
¤nickname: "The Father of Silicones" 
born on 3-10-1903 in Solvay, New York
expired 10-11-1999   age 96
actor  Wilfrid Hyde-White
born on 5-12-1903 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
expired 5-6-1991   age 87
actress  Diana Hyland   played the mother on the first season of Eight Is Enough tv series; "close personal friend" of John Travolta
¤real name: Joan Diana Genter 
born on 1-25-1936 in Cleveland Heights, Ohio
expired 3-27-1977 in Los Angeles, California   age 41
jazz singer  Phyllis Hyman
born on 7-6-1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 6-30-1995   age 53   cause: suicide
Northwestern University astronomy professor  Joseph Allen Hynek   founded the Center for UFO Studies; wrote The UFO Experience (1951); coined phrase "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" (had cameo in the movie)
born on 5-1-1910 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 4-27-1986 in Scottsdale, Arizona   age 75   cause: malignant brain tumor

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