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 Antonietta Iacocca   mother of Lee
born on 6-1-1904
expired 11-19-1994   age 90
Lee's wife  Mary Iacocca
born on 11-24-1925
expired 5-15-1983   age 57
pet food purveyor  Paul Falknor Iams Sr.   started his business in 1946
born on 8-11-1915 in Dayton, Ohio
expired 10-26-2004 in Chappaqua, New York   age 89   cause: complications from a broken hip
RUN FOR YOUR LIVES! one-time Navy Aviation petty officer  John Antonino Iannacone   member of ground crew when the Hindenburg Crashed (5/6/1937 at Lakehurst, New Jersey); also served aboard the Navy's ZR-3 airship (the USS Los Angeles) in the early 1930s
born on 3-7-1911 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts
expired 12-2-2005 in Lakehurst, New Jersey   age 94   cause: complications following heart attack
   Contest Selectors
2005CSI, MOT, RR13.0%
   Scored 3.7250 points

AKS: Iannaccone
legendary basketball coach  Henry Payne "Hank" Iba
born on 8-6-1904 in Easton, Missouri
expired 1-15-1993   age 88
Spanish communist leader  Dolores Gomez Ibarruri
born on 12-9-1895 in Gallarta, Spain
expired 11-12-1989   age 93
composer  Jacques Francois Antoine Ibert
born on 8-15-1890 in Paris, France
expired 2-5-1962 in Paris, France   age 71
Norwegian playwright  Henrik Johan Ibsen   works include Hedda Gabler, Peer Gynt and A Doll's House
born on 3-20-1828 in Skien, Norway
expired 5-23-1906 in Christiania, Norway   age 78
engineer and Sony co-founder (May 7, 1946)  Masaru Ibuka   original company name Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha (Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering Corporation), aka Totsuko; the name Sony came from a combination of the word "Sonus" and phrase "sonny boy"; it officially became the corporate name in January 1958
born on 4-11-1908 in Nikko, Japan
expired 12-19-1997 in Tokyo, Japan   age 89   cause: heart failure
computer expert  Jean David Ichbiah   lead the development team that created the Ada programming language (1977-83)
born on 3-25-1940
expired 1-26-2007 in Burlington, Massachusetts   age 66   cause: brain cancer
motion picture director  Kon Ichikawa
¤born: Uji Yamada 
born on 11-20-1915 in Mie, Japan
expired 2-13-2008 in Tokyo, Japan   age 92   cause: pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 5.8000 solo points

UCLA historian  Yuji Ichioka   coined term "Asian-American" (1969)
born on 6-23-1936 in San Francisco, California
expired 9-1-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 66   cause: cancer
former Missouri congressman (1961-80)  Richard Howard Ichord Jr.   last chair of the House Un-American Activities Committee
born on 7-27-1926 in Licking, Missouri
expired 12-25-1992 in Houston, Texas   age 66   cause: complications from heart attack
FDR political operative  Harold LeClair Ickes Sr.   Interior Secretary from 1933 to 1946
born on 3-15-1874 in Blair City, Pennsylvania
expired 2-3-1952 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 77
Basque separatist  Jon Idígoras   a co-founder of the Herri Batasuna Party (1978)
born on 5-3-1936 in Zornotza, Spain
expired 6-3-2005 in Bilbao, Spain   age 69   cause: complications from respiratory infection
AKS: Idigoras
musician/tv writer  Ramez "Ramey" Idriss   co-wrote the Woody Woodpecker theme song (1947); was also a writer for My Three Sons
born on 9-12-1911 in New York, New York
expired 2-5-1971 in Los Angeles, California   age 59
comic book author  Samuel M. "Jerry" Iger   created Sheena, Queen of the Jungle (1937); seen in two tv series (1955 & 2000) and a movie
¤alternate spelling of surname: "Eiger" 
born on 8-22-1903 in New York, New York
expired 9-5-1990 in New York, New York   age 87
Guinness Book geezer  Ramona Trinidad Iglesias-Jordan de Soler
born on 9-1-1889 in Utado, Puerto Rico, Spanish Empire
expired 5-29-2004 in Rio Piedras, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico   age 114
former Fijian president (2000-2009)  Turaga Na Tui Vuda Ratu Josefa Iloilo Uluivuda   in by coup; out by coup (sort of)
born on 12-29-1920
expired 2-6-2011 in Suva, Island of Viti Levu, Fiji   age 90   cause: Parkinson's disease
Russian aircraft designer  Sergei Vladimirovich Ilyushin   designed lots of poorly built and flown Russian aircraft
born on 3-30-1894 in Dilyaleva, Vologda Province, Russia
expired 2-9-1977 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 82
Japanese film director  Tadashi Imai
born on 1-8-1912 in Tokyo, Japan
expired 11-22-1991 in Japan   age 79
painter  Jörg Immendorff   busted in Düsseldorf for conducting an orgy with seven hookers and a bunch of cocaine (four more of the engaged hookers hadn't show up yet!)
born on 6-14-1945 in Bleckede, Lower Saxony, Germany
expired 5-28-2007 in Düsseldorf, Germany   age 61   cause: cardiac arrest; ALS
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 8.9000 solo points

AKS: Jorg
mystical Islamist  Pir Vilayat Inayat-Khan   leader of the Sufis sect
born on 6-19-1916 in London, England
expired 6-17-2004 in Suresnes, France   age 87
movie producer/director  Thomas Harper Ince   some dispute over cause of death: one story has him being shot by William Randoph Hearst aboard Hearst's yacht after he caught Charlie Chaplin messing with Marion Davies --- Hearst was drunk and hit Ince by mistake
born on 11-6-1882 in Newport, Rhode Island
expired 11-19-1924 in Beverly Hills, California   age 42
movie director  Franco Indovina   directed Lo Scatenato (1967; Catch as Catch Can)
born on --1932 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy
expired 5-4-1972 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy   age 39   cause: plane crash
British oldster  Edith "Judy" Ingamells   had been the oldest person in England
¤née: Gude 
born on 1-12-1894 in Maidenhead, England
expired 3-1-2006 in Enfield, North London, England   age 112
   Contest Selectors
   Did Not Score - insufficient category citations (two to be exact)

1953 Pulitzer and Academy award-winning playwright  William Motter Inge   wrote Picnic
born on 5-3-1913 in Independence, Kansas
expired 6-10-1973 in Hollywood Hills, California   age 60   cause: suicide; asphyxiation by carbon monoxide in garage
computer scientist  Robert B. Ingebretsen   wrote software for Soundstream's first digital editing system (he forgot to send in the patent papers); received 1998 Motion Picture Academy Science & Technology plaque
born on --1948
expired 3-2-2003 in Salt Lake City, Utah   age 54   cause: heart failure
AKS: Ingebretson
Mrs.  Marion Crary Ingersoll   co-founder of the Brooklyn Maternity Center (forerunner of Planned Parenthood Assoc.)
born on 12-17-1880
expired 6-9-1972 in Northport, New York   age 91
R&B singer/songwriter  Luther Thomas Ingram Sr.   co-wrote "If Loving Your Is Wrong (I Don't Want to be Right)" (1973)
born on 11-30-1937 in Jackson, Tennessee
expired 3-19-2007 in Saint Louis, Missouri   age 69   cause: kidney failure
silent film director  Rex Ingram   "discovered" Rudolph Valentino
born on 10-20-1891 in Cairo, Illinois
expired 7-21-1950 in Hollywood, California   age 58
 Danish Queen Mother Ingrid   great-grand-daughter of Victoria; daughter of Swedish King Gustav VI Adolf; wife of King Frederick IX; mother of Danish Queen Margrethe
¤full name: Ingrid Victoria Sofia Louise Margaretha 
born on 3-28-1910 in Stockholm, Sweden
expired 11-7-2000 in Fredensburg Castle, Denmark   age 90
Norwegian lawyer & explorer  Helge Marcus Ingstad   proved that the Vikings had reached North America around 1,000 A.D.
born on 12-30-1899 in Meraaker, Norway
expired 3-28-2001 in Oslo, Norway   age 101
character actor  Frederick John Inman   played Mr. Humphries on Are You Being Served tv series (1972-85)
born on 6-8-1935 in Preston, Lancashire, England
expired 3-8-2007 in London, England   age 71   cause: complications from Hepatitis A
modern Turkey's first premier (1923-37)  Ismet Inonu   appointed to post by Ataturk
born on 9-24-1884 in Smyrna, Turkey (now Izmir)
expired 12-12-1973 in Ankara, Turkey   age 89   cause: heart attack
editorial cartoonist  Frank Interlandi   had worked for the Des Moines Register & the Los Angeles Times (1962-81); twin brother of Phil Interlandi
born on 3-10-1924 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 2-4-2010 in Poway, California   age 85
Playboy cartoonist  Phil Interlandi
born on 3-10-1924 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 6-24-2002 in Laguna Beach, California   age 78   cause: complications from liver disease
former Bulgarian  Queen Ioanna   daughter of Vittorio Emanuele III; widow of Boris III; mother of Simeon II
¤born: Giovanna Elisabetta Antonio Romana Maria, Princess of Italy 
expired 2-27-2000 in Estoril, Portugal   age 92
playwright  Eugene Ionesco
born on 11-26-1909 in Slatina, Romania
expired 3-28-1994   age 84
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP6.3%

Milliyet editor  Abdi Ipekci   murdered by man who later attempted to assassinate the Pope
born on --1929 in Istanbul, Turkey
expired 2-1-1979 in Istanbul, Turkey   age 49   cause: shot to death
actress  Jill Ireland   wife of Charles Bronson
born on 4-26-1936 in London, England
expired 5-18-1990 in Malibu, California   age 54   cause: cancer
actor  John Ireland
born on 1-30-1914 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
expired 3-21-1992   age 78
New York Knickerbockers founder  Edward Simmons Irish
born on 5-6-1905 in Lake George, New York
expired 1-21-1981 in Venice, Florida   age 75   cause: heart attack
3-time professional world surfing champion  Philip Andrew "Andy" Irons   widow wants coroner's report delayed by six months so that all of the speculation about his actual cause of death will go away and not impact the value of his estate, or business, or something
born on 7-24-1978 in Hanalei, Kauai, Hawaii
expired 11-2-2010 in Grapevine, Tarrant County, Texas   age 32   cause: cardiac arrest; acute mixed drug ingestion (alprazolan & methadone); coronary artery disease
football team owner  Robert Irsay   owned the (Baltimore/)Indianapolis Colts
born on 3-5-1923
expired 1-18-1997   age 73
inventor  Leslie LeRoy Irvin   developed the modern parachute & first automobile seat belts
born on 9-10-1895
expired 10-10-1966 in Bel Air, California   age 71
cartoonist/illustrator  Rea Irvin   created Eustace Tilley character for cover of first New Yorker magazine (1925); Eustace was the snooty gent peering through his monocle at a butterfly
born on 8-28-1881 in San Francisco, California
expired 5-28-1972 in Fredericksted, Virgin Islands   age 90
mountaineer  Andrew "Sandy" Irvine   accompanied George Mallory on what may have been the first successful ascent of Mt. Everest (1924)
expired 6-8-1924 in Mount Everest, Nepal   age 22   cause: disappeared into a storm
landowner  James Irvine   owner of the Irvine Ranch in California and a large spread in Montana
expired 8-24-1947 in Montana   age 79
former Federal Reserve economist  Reed John Irvine   founder of Accuracy in Media (1969)
born on 9-29-1922 in Salt Lake City, Utah
expired 11-16-2004 in Rockville, Maryland   age 82   cause: complications from stroke
cartoonist  Jay Irving   drew Pottsy comic; father of Clifford
born on 10-3-1900 in New York, New York
expired 1-5-1970 in New York, New York   age 69
NYC Ballet musical director  Robert Irving
born on 8-28-1913 in Winchester, England
expired 9-13-1991 in Winchester, England   age 78
author  Washington Irving   wrote Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
¤pseudonym: Diedrich Knickerbocker 
born on 4-3-1783 in New York, New York
expired 11-28-1859 in Tarrytown, New York   age 76
Apollo 15 astronaut  James Benson Irwin
born on 3-17-1930 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 8-8-1991 in Glenwood Springs, California   age 61   cause: heart attack
stock car driver  Kenny Irwin
born on 8-5-1969 in Indianapolis, Indiana
expired 7-7-2000 in Loudon, New Hampshire   age 30   cause: car crash
`Crikey! --- I'm a bigger wanker than Michael Jackson!' Crocodile Hunter goofball  Stephen Robert "Steve" Irwin   he pulled the barb out of his chest, thus opening up a hole in his heart & bringing on cardiac arrest
born on 2-22-1962 in Essendon, Victoria, Australia
expired 9-4-2006 in Batt Reef, Low Isle, Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia   age 44   cause: cardiac arrest; stingray barb into heart
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 10.6000 solo points

AKS: Erwin
stock car racer  Bobby Isaac   won 1970 NASCAR Winston Cup championship
born on 8-1-1932 in Catawba, North Carolina
expired 8-14-1977 in Hickory, North Carolina   age 45   cause: heart attack
Queen of Castile (1474-1504)  Isabella   wife of Ferdinand V; mother of Katherine of Aragon; mother-in-law of Henry VIII; bankrolled Columbus' voyage westward
born on 4-22-1451 in Madrigal se las Atlas Torr, Spain
expired 11-26-1504 in Medina del Campo, Spain   age 53
venture capitalist  Isao Okawa   head of video gamemaker Sega
born on --1926 in Osaka, Japan
expired 3-16-2001 in Tokyo, Japan   age 74   cause: heart failure; heart disease
 Yousuf bin Ishak   first president of Singapore (1964-70)
expired 11-23-1970 in Singapore   age 60
writer  Christopher William Isherwood   his collection of short stories Goodbye to Berlin (1935) were the basis for the play I Am A Camera (1952) & Cabaret (musical: 1966; movie: 1972)
born on 8-26-1904 in High Lane, Cheshire, England
expired 1-4-1986 in Santa Monica, California   age 81   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP6.3%

Sultan of Joher state (1981-2010)  Mahmud Iskander al-Haj ibi Ismail al-Khalidi   also served as King of Malaysia (1984-89)
¤previously known as: Tunku Mahmud Iskander 
born on 4-8-1932 in Istana Semayan, Johor Bahru, Johor, British Malaysia
expired 1-22-2010 in Istana Semayan, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia   age 77
White Star Line chairman  Joseph Bruce Ismay   quick to board a lifeboat when he found out the Titanic was going down; to hell with the women and children
born on 12-12-1862 in Crosby, England
expired 10-17-1937 in London, England   age 74
geezer  Elizabeth Israel
¤nickname: "Pampo" 
born on 1-27-1875 in Colihaut Estate, Portsmouth, Dominica, West Indies
expired 10-14-2003 in Roseau, Dominica, West Indies   age 128   cause: complications from influenza
   Contest Selectors
2003COCO, CSI, JL16.7%
   Scored 0.3250 points

prodigious progenatrix  Eva Israelsen   bore 11 children, who produced 67 grandchildren, who begot 271 great grandchildren, who in turn sired 40 great great grandchildren, all during her lifetime
¤born: Eva May Butler 
born on 10-5-1894
expired 9-30-1999 in Logan, Utah   age 104
pianist  Eugene Istomin
born on 11-26-1925 in New York, New York
expired 10-10-2003 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 77   cause: liver cancer
geezer  Mise Ito
born on 11-6-1890 in Japan
expired 3-18-2004 in Japan   age 113
   Contest Selectors
   Did  Not Score - insufficient category citations (zero to be exact)

concert pianist  Amparo Iturbi   sister of Jose
born on 3-12-1899 in Valencia, Spain
expired 4-22-1969 in Beverly Hills, California   age 70
pianist  José Iturbi
born on 11-28-1895 in Valencia, Spain
expired 6-28-1980 in Los Angeles, California   age 84   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP6.3%
   Scored 3.6000 solo points

1979 A.M. Turing Award recipient  Kenneth Eugene Iverson   created the APL computer programming language (1957)
born on 12-17-1920 in Camrose, Alberta, Canada
expired 10-19-2004 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 83
actor & folk singer  Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives
born on 6-14-1909 in Hunt, Illinois
expired 4-14-1995 in Anacortes, Washington   age 85
insurance broker  Charles Edward Ives   like to write music; got a Pulitzer Prize for his efforts
born on 10-20-1874 in Danbury, Connecticut
expired 5-19-1954 in New York, New York   age 79
public tv poohbah  David Otis Ives   built up WGBH (1960-2001)
born on 4-21-1919 in Salem, Massachusetts
expired 5-16-2003 in San Francisco, California   age 84
purported bioterrorist  Bruce Edward Ivins   the FBI claims that he mailed a bunch of inhalation anthrax that killed a bunch of people that were not his intended targets
born on 4-22-1946
expired 7-27-2008   age 62   cause: suicide; acetaminophen overdose
cranky newspaper columnist  Molly Tyler Ivins   coined nickname of 43rd president (Dubya)
born on 8-30-1944 in Monterey, California
expired 1-31-2007 in Austin, Texas   age 62   cause: breast cancer
   Contest Selectors
2000 BOD, TEX29%

AKS: Ivans
Disney animator  Ubbe Iwerks   helped Walt create Mickey Mouse
born on 3-24-1901 in Kansas City, Missouri
expired 7-7-1971 in Burbank, California   age 70   cause: heart attack
former Bosnian president (1990-1996)  Alija Izetbegovic
born on 8-8-1925 in Bosanski Samac, Bosnia
expired 10-19-2003 in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina   age 78   cause: complications from injuries suffered in fall; heart disease
Polish geezer  Janina Izykowska   her birthdate (hence age at death) is unconfirmable due to loss of records during the various wars that have afflicted Poland
born on 2-27-1882 in Koszowata, Ukraine, USSR
expired 9-25-1998 in Poland   age 116
   Contest Selectors

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