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renowned domestic servant  Joan of Arc   hotel room cleaner-turned teenage French military leader (defeated English troops in 1429); tried for heresy, convicted, and burned at the stake by Bill Kennedy; her life story was retold in the Hazel tv series
¤Jeanne d'arc
aka: the "Maid of Orleans" 
born on 1-6-1412 in Domremy, France
expired 5-30-1431 in Rouen, France   age 19   cause: immolation
Biblical opportunist  Joan of Ark   married Noah for his gopher wood; turned to a pilar of potassium nitrate by wrathful Diety
expired ??-??-1748 BC in Mount Ararat   age 43   cause: transmutation
Brazilian composer  Antonio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim   co-wrote Garota de Ipanema (The Girl from Ipanema; 1962)
¤nickname: "Tom" 
born on 1-25-1927 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
expired 12-8-1994 in New York, New York   age 67   cause: heart failure; complications following bladder tumor surgery
AKS: Antonio Carlos Jobim
Steve Jobs, before and afterinterviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in February 1985 Apple Computer co-founder & NeXT Computer founder  Steven Paul Jobs   former owner of Pixar and CEO of Apple computer
born on 2-24-1955 in San Francisco, California
expired 10-5-2011 in Palo Alto, California   age 56   cause: respiratory arrest; metastatic pancreas neuroendocrine tumor
   Contest Selectors
2005TBC4.3%
2006DFFC3.3%
2009DGW, GAS, GOHI, JCM, MoFa, QKU, RAVN, RIE, TBC, TFM33.3%
2010ANG, BOD, DGW, GREB, LMLD, MORB, QKU, RAVN, REPR33.3%

orchestra conductor  Eugen Jochum
born on 11-11-1902 in Babenhausen, Germany
expired 3-26-1987 in München, Germany   age 84
   Contest Selectors
1979 HP7.7%

Nazi Army Chief of Staff Col.General  Alfred Jodl
born on --1890
expired 10-16-1946 in Nuremburg, Germany   age 56   cause: hanged
retired Bell Labs electrical engineer  Amos Edward Joel Jr.   invented the switching technology that permits cell phones to move tower-to-tower without the call being dropped (1972)
born on 3-12-1918 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 10-25-2008 in Maplewood, New Jersey   age 90
agent/producer  Charles Harris Joffe   partnered with Jack Rollins; produced Annie Hall
born on 7-16-1929 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 7-9-2008 in Los Angeles, California   age 78   cause: lung disease
choreographer  Robert Joffrey
¤born: Abdullah Jaffa Bey Khan 
born on 12-24-1930 in Seattle, Washington
expired 3-25-1988   age 57
soccer player  Kai Johansen
born on 7-23-1940 in Odense, Denmark
expired 5-13-2007 in Scotland   age 66   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
2007LMLD3.2%
   Did Not Score - insufficient category citations (and death not discovered until 2009)

retired boxer  Ingemar Johansson   won heavyweight crown (over Floyd Patterson) in 1959
born on 9-22-1932 in Gothenburg, Sweden
expired 1-29-2009 in Onsala, Sweden   age 76   cause: pneumonia; Alzheimer's disease
   Contest Selectors
2009DTM3.3%
   Scored 7.4000 solo points

AKS: Ingmar Johanson Johannsen
to next English ruler: Henry IIIto previous English ruler: Richard I English king (1199-1216)  John I   son of Henry II; weak, inept king; forced to sign the Magna Carta June 15, 1215 at Runnymeade
¤aka: John Lackland 
born on 12-24-1167 in Oxford, England
expired 10-29-1216 in Newark, England   age 49
teenaged civil rights activist  Barbara Rose Johns   was a niece of Rev. Vernon Johns; on April 212, 1951 organized a student strike at the all-black Fairview VA school over deplorable conditions; the strike led to the Davis v. Prince Edward County School Board case that became part of Brown v. Board of Education civil rights case; as adult became a librarian in the Philadelphia, PA schools
¤Mrs. William Powell 
born on --1935 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired ??-??-1991 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 56   cause: breast cancer
pheromone researcher Dr.  Margaret Anne Johns   proved that the vomeronasal organ still worked in mammals
¤née: Bush 
born on 7-31-1928 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 10-25-2003 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 75   cause: heart attack
actor  Mervyn Johns   father of Glynis; played Bob Cratchit in Scrooge (1951)
born on 2-18-1899 in Penbroke, Wales
expired 9-6-1992   age 92
to next U.S. president: Ulysses S. Grantto previous U.S. president: Abraham Lincoln 17th U.S. president  Andrew Johnson   Vice President in Lincoln's second term; impeached and tried by congress in 1868; acquitted by a single vote
born on 12-29-1808 in Raleigh, North Carolina
expired 7-31-1875 in Carter Station, Tennessee   age 66
cowboy, stuntman, actor  Ben Johnson   won a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for his appearance in The Last Picture Show (1971); starred opposite Terry Moore in original Mighty Joe Young (1949)
born on 6-13-1920 in Pawhuska, Oklahoma
expired 4-8-1996 in Mesa, Arizona   age 77   cause: heart attack
hockey coach "Badger"  Bob Johnson
born on 3-4-1931 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 11-26-1991   age 60
former Kansas City Monarchs baseball player  Byron "Mex" Johnson   he played shortstop
born on 9-16-1911 in Little Rock, Arkansas
expired 9-25-2005 in Denver, Colorado   age 94   cause: prostate cancer
actress Dame  Celia Johnson
born on 12-18-1908 in Richmond, England
expired 4-25-1982 in Nettlebed, England   age 73
former UCSD professor  Chalmers Ashby Johnson   was also an author, former CIA consultant, and preisdent of the Japan Policy Research Institute at the University of California - San Francisco
born on 8-6-1931 in Phoenix, Arizona
expired 11-20-2010 in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California   age 79   cause: camplications from rheumatoid arthritis
oblivious fundamentalist  Charles Kenneth Johnson   head of the International Flat Earth Society (1972-2001)
born on 7-24-1924 in San Angelo, Texas
expired 3-19-2001 in Lancaster, California   age 76   cause: lung ailments
former first lady  Claudia Alta Taylor "LadyBird" Johnson   was a major stockholder in Halliburton!
born on 12-22-1912 in Karnack, Texas
expired 7-11-2007 in Austin, Texas   age 94
   Contest Selectors
1979HFS, SB15.4%
1980HP, JH, VA18.8%
2000KLS, RR29%
2001ANG, DTM, KLS, RR, TEX62½%
2002ANG, CMH, DTM, JAC, JL, MORB, RR63.6%
2003DTM, GHG, JEDS, KLS, KOHD, MB, OGGI, PCD, RAVN, RR, TAP61.1%
2004ABRA, ADWC, ANG, DTM, KLS, LMLD, PCD, RAVN, RIE, TAP55.6%
2005ADWC, ANG, DTM, KLS, MOT, NFG, PCD, QKU, RAVN, RIE, RR, SLIM, TMD, WORM60.9%
2006ADWC, ANG, BOD, DTM, KLS, LMLD, MOT, NFG, PCD, QKU, RIE, RR, TFM, WEP, 4GUE50.0%
2007ABRA, ADWC, ANG, AUDC, BOD, DGW, DTH, DTM, GREB, KLS, LMLD, MOT, NFG, PCD, QKU, RIE, RPRM, RR, SBAP, TFM, WEP, 4GUE70.9%
   Scored 3.1000 points
2009GREB

1936 Olympic high-jump champion  Cornelius Johnson
born on 8-21-1913 in Los Angeles, California
expired 2-15-1946 in San Francisco, California   age 32
cartoonist  Crockett Johnson   created the Barnaby comic strip (1943)
born on 10-20-1906 in New York, New York
expired 7-11-1975 in Norwalk, Connecticut   age 68   cause: cancer
Victor Talking Machine founder  Eldridge Reeves Johnson
expired 11-14-1945 in Moorestown, New Jersey   age 78
jazz singer  Ella Johnson
¤Mrs. Odell Day 
born on 6-22-1919 in Darlington, South Carolina
expired 2-16-2004 in New York, New York   age 84   cause: Alzheimer's disease
 Eyvind Olov Verner Johnson   shared the 1974 Nobel prize in literature
born on 7-29-1900 in Svartbjörnsbyn, Sweden
expired 8-25-1976 in Saltsjöbaden, Sweden   age 76
Federal judge  Frank Minis Johnson Jr.   Eisenhower appointee to bench (1955); issued numerous rulings against segregation; repeated foe of Alabama governor George Wallace
born on 10-30-1918 in Haleyville, Alabama
expired 7-23-1999 in Haleyville, Alabama   age 80   cause: pneumonia
Texas death row inmate  Gary James Johnson
¤#911 
born on 10-17-1950 in Missouri
expired 1-12-2010 in Huntsville, Texas   age 49   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2010ADWC, DFFC, DTM, JCM, OIE, PCD, RAVN25.9%
   Scored 7.6391 points

World War I non-combat veteran  George Johnson   was the oldest man in California — ate a died of mostly sausage & waffles!
born on 5-11-1894 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 8-30-2006 in Richmond, California   age 112   cause: pneumonia
jazz drummer  Gus Johnson Jr.
born on 11-15-1913 in Tyler, Texas
expired 2-6-2000 in Westminster, Colorado   age 86
comedian  Harold Ogden "Chic" Johnson   partner in the Olsen and Johnson vaudeville team
born on 3-5-1891 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 2-26-1962 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 70
restauranteur  Howard Deering Johnson   founded the orange-roofed restaurant and motel chain that bears his name in 1924
born on 2-2-1897 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 6-20-1972 in New York, New York   age 75
jazz trombonist  J. J. Johnson
¤born: James Louis Johnson 
born on 1-22-1924
expired 2-4-2001 in Indianapolis, Indiana   age 77   cause: suicide
Missouri death row inmate  James Johnson
¤born: James Rodney Barker 
born on 4-18-1949
expired 1-9-2002   age 52   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2002BOD9.1%
   Did  Not Score - insufficient category citations (only 2 of the minimum 3 needed)

boxer  John Arthur "Jack" Johnson   first black man to win the heavyweight boxing title (1908-15); subject of movie The Great White Hope
born on 3-31-1878 in Galveston, Texas
expired 6-10-1946 in Raleigh, North Carolina   age 68   cause: injuries sustained in auto accident
magazine publisher  John Harold Johnson Sr.   founder/publisher of Ebony (Nov. 1945) & Jet (1951)
born on 1-19-1918 in Arkansas City, Arkansas
expired 8-8-2005 in Chicago, Illinois   age 87
pianist/bandleader  Johnnie Clyde Johnson   collaborated with Chuck Berry on Roll Over Beethoven, School Days, Back in the U.S.A. Rock and Roll Music & Sweet Little Sixteen; purported to have been the inspiration for Johnny B. Goode
born on 7-8-1924 in Fairmont, West Virginia
expired 4-13-2005 in Saint Louis, Missouri   age 80   cause: pneumonia; kidney failure
Texas death row inmate  Johnny Ray Johnson
¤#999197 
born on 8-2-1957
expired 2-12-2009 in Huntsville, Texas   age 51   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2009ADWC, DFFC, DTM, PCD, RAVN, SBAP20.0%
   Scored 7.4781 points

to next U.S. president: Richard Nixonto previous U.S. president: John F. Kennedy  Lyndon Baines Johnson   36th U.S. president from November 1963 to January 1969; committed his administration to a military stalemate in Vietnam
born on 8-27-1908 in Hye, Texas
expired 1-22-1973 in Johnson City, Texas   age 64   cause: heart attack
Pulitzer prize-winning New York Sun writer  Malcolm Johnson   wrote a series of articles "Crime on the Waterfront" which became the basis for the movie On The Waterfront (1955)
born on 9-27-1904
expired 6-18-1976 in Middletown, Connecticut   age 71
Motown recording star  Marv Johnson
born on 10-15-1938 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 5-16-1993 in Columbia, South Carolina   age 54   cause: stroke
Texas death row inmate  Michael Dewayne Johnson
¤aka: number 999198 
born on 5-27-1977
expired 10-19-2006 in Huntsville, Texas   age    cause: suicide; slashed throat 18 hours before scheduled execution
   Contest Selectors
2003 DTM, RR, TMTX16.7%

actor  Noble Mark Johnson   as the native chief of Skull Island tried to sacrifice Fay Wray to King Kong (1933) and the head porter in Lost Horizon (1937)
born on 4-18-1881 in Marshall, Missouri
expired 1-9-1978 in Yucaipa, California   age 96
movie producer, director, writer  Nunnally Johnson   wrote screenplay for The Grapes of Wrath (1940); directed The Man in the Grey Flannel Suit (1955)
born on 12-5-1897 in Columbus, Georgia
expired 3-25-1977 in Hollywood, California   age 79
Ice Follies co-founder (1936)  Oscar Johnson
expired 3-27-1970 in Rochester, Minnesota   age 71
architect  Philip Cortalyou Johnson   in the 1930s flirted with facism, working for Huey Long & Father Coughlin; designed the AT&T (now Sony) & Seagrams Buildings in New York as well as "The Glass House"
born on 7-8-1906 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 1-26-2005 in New Canaan, Connecticut   age 98
   Contest Selectors
2001DTM12½%
2002DTM, JAC, JL27.3%
2003COCO, DTM, JL, PCD22.2%
2004DTM, PCD11.1%
2005DTM, PCD8.7%
   Scored 3.9500 points

original radio Inner Sanctum host (1941-45)  Raymond Edward Johnson
born on 7-24-1911 in Kenosha, Wisconsin
expired 8-15-2001 in Wallingford, Connecticut   age 90
lawyer  Reverdy Johnson   argued the 1857 Scott vs. Sanford Supreme Court that ruled that slaves were property
born on 5-21-1796 in Annapolis, Maryland
expired 2-10-1876 in Annapolis, Maryland   age 79
inventor  Reynold B. Johnson   invented the machine-scorable form (#2 pencils only); invented the first commercial computer disc drive, the RAMAC (1956), containing 50 24-inch diameter double-sided aluminum discs ... with 5Mb capacity!
born on 7-16-1906
expired 9-15-1998 in Palo Alto, California   age 92   cause: metastatic melanoma
Van Buren vice president (1837-41)  Richard Mentor Johnson
born on 10-17-1781 in Beargrass, Kentucky
expired 11-19-1850 in Frankfort, Kentucky   age 69
Mississippi blues guitarist  Robert Johnson   called the "Father of the Blues" my many; his last gig was at the Three Forks juke joint in Greenwood, Mississippi on August 13, 1838
¤born: Robert Spencer
aka: Robert Dodds 
born on 5-8-1911 in Hazelhurst, Mississippi
expired 8-16-1938 in Greenwood, Mississippi   age 27   cause: strychnine-laced whiskey
voice/character actor  Robert Cleveland "Bob" Johnson   on the Mission: Impossible tv series it was his voice that instructed Dan Briggs & Jim Phelps on their next mission (followed by "this recording will self-destruct..."); on the original Star Trek tv series played the un-named transporter technician in The Menagerie: Part 1 and provided the voices of 1st Talosian in The Cage & Provider #3 in The GAmesters of Triskelion
born on 3-1-1921 in Portland, Oregon
expired 8-16-1994 in Molokai, Hawaii   age 73
poet, critic, writer Dr.  Samuel Johnson   published Dictionary of the English Language (1755) & Lives of the English Poets (1779-81); originator of many well-known sayings — our favorite: "It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt."
born on 9-18-1709 in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England
expired 12-13-1784 in London, England   age 75   cause: complications from stroke
purveyor of waxy substances  Samuel Curtis Johnson III   chairman emeritus of S.C. Johnson
born on 3-2-1928 in Racine, Wisconsin
expired 5-22-2004 in Racine, Wisconsin   age 76   cause: stomach cancer
   Contest Selectors
2004RAVN5.6%
   Scored 7.4000 solo points

businessman  Thomas J. Johnson   founded Celestron, maker of portable Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes
born on 1-11-1923
expired 3-13-2012 in California   age 89
Tor Johnson as the `deceased' Inspector Clay in `Plan 9 From Outer Space' lumbering "actor"  Tor Johnson   played Inspector Daniel Clay in Plan 9 From Outer Space (1958); did some time as a pro wrassler
¤real name: Tor Johansson 
born on 10-19-1903 in Sweden
expired 5-12-1971 in San Fernando, California   age 67   cause: heart failure
actor  Van Johnson
¤born: Charles Van Dell Johnson 
born on 8-25-1916 in Newport, Rhode Island
expired 12-12-2008 in Nyack, New York   age 92
   Contest Selectors
2003JEDS5.6%
2004ADWC5.6%
2005ADWC4.3%
2006ADWC3.3%
2007ADWC, PCD, PUD9.7%
2008ADWC, PCD6.3%
   Scored 4.5500 solo points

the Zip-ster circus sideshow performer  William Henry Johnson   given first nickname by Charles Dickens
¤nicknames: "Zip—What Is It" «or» "Zip the Pinhead
born on --1841 in Liberty Corners, New Jersey
expired 4-24-1926 in New York, New York   age 84   cause: pneumonia; bronchitis
 Emma Verona Johnston   was the oldest in the U.S./2nd oldest in world at time of death
born on 8-6-1890 in Indianola, Iowa
expired 12-1-2004 in Worthington, Ohio   age 114
   Contest Selectors
2004KLS5.6%
   Scored 3.6000 solo points

Another SFBMoFo one-time Chamber of COmmerce flack  Eric Allen Johnston   became the 2nd head of the MPAA (1945-63); instituted the Hollywood Blacklist
¤born: Eric Allen Johnson 
born on 12-21-1896 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 8-22-1963 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 66   cause: strokes
retired Disney animator  Oliver Martin "Ollie" Johnston Jr.   born on the Stanford University campus (his father was a professor); animated Pinnochio, designed the characters Bambi & Thumper + the penguin waiters in Mary Poppins (1964); was also a train enthusiast; received the National Medal of Arts (2005)
born on 10-31-1912 in Palo Alto, California
expired 4-14-2008 in Sequin, Washington   age 95
 Velma Johnston   led campaign to stop the hunting of wild Mustang horses in U.S. southwest
¤aka: "Wild Horse Annie
born on 3-15-1912
expired 6-27-1977 in Reno, Nevada   age 65
 Jean-Frédéric Joliot   shared the 1935 Nobel Prize in chemistry with his wife for discovering artificial radioactivity
born on 3-19-1900 in Paris, France
expired 8-14-1958 in Arcouest, France   age 58
tv/movie writer  Norman D. Jolley   wrote for Space Patrol, Wagon Train & Cimarron City; co-wrote screenplay for Monolith Monsters (1957)
born on 2-21-1916
expired 8-13-2002 in Scottsdale, Arizona   age 86   cause: cardiac arrest following cancer surgery
explorer  Louis Jolliet   traversed the western Great Lakes in a canoe; first white man (along with Pere Marquette) to travel down the Mississippi River (1672); a city in Illinois is named for him
born on --1645 in Beaupre, Quebec, Canada
expired 5-15-1700 in Anticosti Island, Quebec, Canada   age 54
jazz keyboardist  Pete Jolly   performed on a lot of tv series theme songs & movie soundtracks; composed "Little Bird" (1962)
¤born: Peter Ceragioli Jr. 
born on 6-5-1932
expired 11-6-2004 in Pasadena, California   age 72   cause: complications from bone marrow cancer & irregular heartbeat
singer, actor  Al Jolson   ran away from home (Riga, Latvia) to come to U.S.; star of the first movie "talkie" The Jazz Singer (1927); married to Ruby Keeler for 5 years
¤real name: Asa Yoelson 
born on 5-26-1884 in Saint Petersburg, Russia
expired 10-23-1950 in San Francisco, California   age 66
Austrian president (1965-74)  Franz Joseph Jonas
born on 9-28-1898
expired 4-23-1974 in Vienna, Austria   age 74
actor (in Marx Brothers films) and singer  Allan Jones   father of singer Jack Jones
born on 10-14-1907 in Old Forge, Pennsylvania
expired 6-27-1992   age 84
subject of 20 Questions interview in March 1983 `Playboy Magazine' health lifestyle businessman  Arthur A. Jones   created the Nautilus exercise machine & MedX
born on 11-22-1926 in Arkansas
expired 8-28-2007 in Ocala, Florida   age 80
evangelist  Bob Jones Sr.   founder of Bob Jones University (1927)
born on 10-30-1883 in Dale County, Alabama
expired 1-16-1968 in Greenville, South Carolina   age 84
evangelist  Bob Jones Jr.   leader of Bob Jones University
born on 10-19-1911
expired 11-12-1997 in Greenville, South Carolina   age 86   cause: cancer
Rolling Stones lead guitarist  Brian Lewis Jones
born on 2-26-1943 in Cheltenham, England
expired 7-3-1969 in Hartfield, Sussex, England   age 26   cause: drug overdose/drowned in swimming pool
actress  Carolyn Jones   Morticia on tv Addams Family
born on 4-28-1929 in Amarillo, Texas
expired 8-3-1983 in West Hollywood, California   age 55
Marvin the Martian Looney Tunes animator  Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones   creator of the Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote, Pepe Le Pew & Marvin the Martian; co-wrote the lyrics to "The Michigan Rag" (music by Milt Franklyn) for One Froggy Evening
born on 9-12-1912 in Spokane, Washington
expired 2-22-2002 in Corona del Mar, California   age 89   cause: congestive heart failure
   Contest Selectors
2002 JAC, RAVN18.2%
   Scored 4.8500 points

former Detroit Tigers baseball player  David Jefferson "Davy" Jones   helped organize forerunner of today's Major League Baseball Players Association (1912)
born on 6-30-1880 in Cambria, Wisconsin
expired 3-30-1972 in Mankato, Minnesota   age 91
'Daydream Believer'  David Thomas "Davy" Jones   he was the short, cute, British member of the Monkees singing group
born on 12-30-1945 in Openshaw, Manchester, Lancashire
expired 2-29-2012 in Stuart, Florida   age 66   cause: heart attack
author  Dennis Feltham Jones   wrote Colossus (1966: aka: The Forbin Project), The Fall of Colossus (1974) and Colossus and the Crab (1977)
born on --1915 in England
expired 4-??-1981 in England   age 65
Oklahoma death row inmate  Dorsie. Leslie "Wayne" Jones Jr.
born on 11-6-1939
expired 2-1-2001 in McAlester, Oklahoma   age 61   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2001 TEX12½%
   Scored 8.9000 solo points

AKS: D.L.
jazz trumpeter  Jonah Elliott Jones
born on 12-31-1908 in Louisville, Kentucky
expired 4-30-2000 in New York, New York   age 91
one-armed college/pro football player  Ellis N. Jones
born on 3-16-1921
expired 2-24-2002 in Greeley, Colorado   age 80   cause: complications from broken neck
jazz artist  Elvin Ray Jones   performed with John Coltrane & other jazz greats
born on 9-9-1927 in Pontiac, Michigan
expired 5-18-2004 in New York, New York   age 76
   Contest Selectors
2002 TMTX9.1%
2003 TMTX5.6%

jazz singer  Etta Jones
born on 11-27-1919 in Aiken, South Carolina
expired 10-16-2001 in New York, New York   age 82   cause: complications from cancer
doo-wop balladeer  George "Wydell" Jones   wrote & performed Rama Lama Ding Dong as a member of The Edsels (1961)
born on 10-5-1936 in Richmond, Virginia
expired 9-27-2008 in Youngstown, Ohio   age 71   cause: cancer
New-York Daily Times co-founder  George Jones   first publisher of the newspaper (first edition September 18, 1851)
born on 8-16-1811 in Poultney, Vermont
expired 8-12-1891 in Poland Springs, Maine   age 79   cause: "a derangement of the bowels"
gynecological endocrinologist Dr.  Georgeann Seegar Jones   in the 1940s proved that chorionic gonadotropin (a pregnancy hormone) was produced in the placenta — the starting point in the development of the at-home pregnancy test; identified the lutealphase defect; with husband responsible for the first U.S. "test-tube" (in-vitro fertilization) baby
born on 7-6-1912 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 3-26-2005 in Norfolk, Virginia   age 92   cause: heart failure; Alzheimer's disease
film/stage actor  Griffith Jones   spent decades at the Royal Shakespeare Company
¤born: Harold Jones 
born on 11-19-1909 in Londong, England
expired 1-30-2007 in London, England   age 97
character actor  Henry B. Jones   appeared in Dirty Dingus Magee 1970), Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971), Nine to Five (1980), Dick Tracey (1990) & Arachnophobia (1990)
born on 8-1-1912 in Atlantic City, New Jersey
expired 5-17-1999 in Los Angeles, California   age 86   cause: injuries sustained in fall
be-bop jazz pianist  Henry W. "Hank" Jones Jr.
born on 7-31-1918 in Vicksburg, Mississippi
expired 5-16-2010 in The Bronx, New York, New York   age 91   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
2008DGW3.1%

Calumet Farms racehorse trainer  Horace Allyn "Jimmie" Jones   won Kentucky Derby eight times with his father Ben
born on 11-24-1906 in Parnell, Missouri
expired 9-2-2001 in Maryville, Missouri   age 94
novelist  James Jones   wrote book From Here to Eternity (1951)
born on 11-6-1921 in Robinson, Illinois
expired 5-9-1977 in Southampton, New York   age 55   cause: heart failure
People's Temple cult leader Rev.  James Warren "Jim" Jones   amateur mixologist --- served Guyana Cocktails to 1,000 followers in the jungle after ambushing congressional investigator; his last (tape recorded) words: ...mother...mother...mother...
born on 5-31-1931 in Lynn, Indiana
expired 11-18-1978 in Jonestown, Guyana   age 47   cause: suicide; gunshot to head
actress  Jennifer Jones   won 1943 Best Actress oscar for playing the titel role in The Song of Bernadette; also appeared in Duel in the Sun (as Pearl Chavez; 1946) & Love is a Many-Splendored Thing (as Dr. Han Suyin; 1955); was married to Robert Walker, David O. Selznick & Norton Simon
¤born: Phyllis Lee Isley 
born on 3-2-1919 in Tulsa, Oklahoma
expired 12-17-2009 in Malibu, California   age 90
   Contest Selectors
2004RIE5.6%
2005QKU, RIE8.7%
2006QKU, RIE6.7%
2007QKU, RIE6.5%
2008PCD, QKU, RIE9.4%
2009QKU3.3%
   Scored 6.0000 solo points

railroad engineer  John Luther "Casey" Jones   engineer of the Cannon Ball Express which crashed into a stalled freight April 30, 1900; Casey went down with the locomotive; his fireman jumped for it
born on 3-14-1864 in Cayce, Kentucky
expired 4-30-1900 in Vaughn, Mississippi   age 36   cause: train wreck
wacky bandleader  Lindley Armstrong "Spike" Jones   his band: The City Slickers
born on 12-14-1911 in Long Beach, California
expired 5-1-1965 in Los Angeles, California   age 53
country comedian  Louis Marshall "Grandpa" Jones   former Hee-Haw star (1968-93)
born on 10-20-1913 in Niagra, Kentucky
expired 2-19-1998 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 84
   Contest Selectors
1980 HA, DR, JW18.8%

child/adolescent actress  Marcia Mae Jones   appeared in The Champ (1931; as Mary Lou), The Garden of Allah (1936), These Three (1936; as Rosalie Wells), Heidi (1937; as Klara Segermann opposite Shirley Temple's title roll performance) & The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938; as Mary Sawyer)
¤born: Marsha Mae Jones
Mrs. Robert Chic 
born on 8-1-1924 in Los Angeles, California
expired 9-2-2007 in Woodland Hills, California   age 83   cause: pneumonia
classical trumpeter  Philip Jones   leader of a noted brass ensemble (1951-86)
born on 3-12-1928 in Bath, Somerset, England
expired 1-17-2000   age 71
 Robert Earl Jones   father of actor James Earl Jones
born on 2-3-1910 in Senatobia, Mississippi
expired 9-7-2006 in Englewood, New Jersey   age 96
golf course designer  Robert Trent Jones Sr.
born on 6-20-1906 in Ince, England
expired 6-14-2000 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida   age 93   cause: complications from stroke
to 1931 award winner lawyer & legendary amateur golfer  Robert Tyre "Bobby" Jones Jr.   founded the Augusta National Golf course; founded Masters Golf Tournament (1934); first recipient of the Sullivan Award (1930)
born on 3-17-1902 in Atlanta, Georgia
expired 12-18-1971 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 69   cause: burst abdominal aneurysm
Wu-Tang Clan rapper  Russell Tyrone Jones
¤aka: "Old Dirty Bastard," "O.D.B.," "Dirt McGirt
born on 11-15-1968 in New York, New York
expired 11-13-2004   age 35   cause: heart attack; cocaine & Tramadol
   Contest Selectors
2002 JEDS9.1%
2003 GHG5.6%

transplant recipient  Stormie Dawn Jones   she was born without low-density lipoprotein receptors
born on 5-30-1977 in Borger, Texas
expired 11-11-1990 in White Settlement, Texas   age 13   cause: rejected heart transplant
sculptor  Thomas Hudson Jones   carved the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier for Arlington National Cemetery
born on 7-24-1892 in Buffalo, New York
expired 11-4-1969 in Hyannis, Massachusetts   age 77
British author & adventurer  Tristan Jones
born on 5-8-1924 in at sea near Tristan da Cunha
expired 6-21-1995   age 71
 Vivian Juanita Malone Jones   one of the students barred at the University of Alabama "door" by George Wallace (1963); subsequently admitted & graduated
born on 7-15-1942 in Mobile, Alabama
expired 10-13-2005 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 63   cause: stroke
Coasters basso-profundo  Will J. "Dub" Jones   known for singing the lines "Don't talk back." in Yakety-Yak and "Why's everybody always picking on me?" in Charlie Brown (1959)
born on 5-14-1928
expired 1-16-2000 in Long Beach, California   age 71
Barrow gang member  William Daniel Jones   a model for the C.W. Moss character in Bonnie and Clyde
born on 5-15-1916 in Dallas, Texas
expired 8-20-1974 in Houston, Texas   age 58   cause: shotgun wounds (3) to chest
Belgian composer and organist  Joseph Jongen   best known composition: Symphonie Concertante for Organ and Orchestra
born on 12-14-1873 in Liège, Belgium
expired 7-12-1953 in Sart-les-Spa, Belgium   age 79
Texas Instruments co-founder  John Erik Jonsson
born on 9-6-1901 in New York, New York
expired 8-31-1995   age 93
AKS: Johnson
baseball shortstop  Edwin David "Eddie" Joost   played for the Philadelphia Athletics (also managed the club in 1954)
born on 6-5-1916 in San Francisco, California
expired 4-12-2011 in Fair Oaks, California   age 94
bluesy rock vocalist  Janis Joplin
born on 1-19-1943 in Port Arthur, Texas
expired 10-4-1970 in Hollywood, California   age 27   cause: heroin overdose
ragtime pianist and composer  Scott Joplin   wrote Maple Leaf Rag, amongst many compositions
born on 11-24-1868 in Marshall, Texas
expired 4-1-1917 in New York, New York   age 48
former Texas congresswoman (1973-78)  Barbara Charline Jordan   on House Watergate impeachment panel (1974)
born on 2-21-1936
expired 1-17-1996   age 59   cause: viral pneumonia
saxophonist  Clifford Jordan
¤born: George William Jorgensen Jr. 
born on 9-2-1931 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 3-27-1993 in New York, New York   age 61   cause: cancer
jazz pianist  Irving Sidney "Duke" Jordan   performed with the likes of Charlie Parker, Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, Sonny Stitt, Gene Ammons & Stan Getz
born on 4-1-1922 in New York, New York
expired 8-8-2006 in Valby, Denmark   age 84
 James Edward "Jim" Jordan   radio's Fibber McGee
born on 11-6-1896 in Peroria, Illinois
expired 4-1-1988 in Los Angeles, California   age 91   cause: blood clot
 Marian Driscoll Jordan   Fibber McGee's Molly
born on 11-16-1896 in Peoria, Illinois
expired 4-7-1961 in Encino, California   age 64   cause: cancer
former Auburn football coach (1951-75)  Ralph "Shug" Jordan Sr.
born on 9-25-1910 in Selma, Alabama
expired 7-17-1980 in Auburn, Alabama   age 69   cause: leukemia
Carter chief-of-staff  William Hamilton McWhorter Jordan
born on 9-21-1944 in Charlotte, North Carolina
expired 5-20-2008 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 63   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
2004ANG5.6%
2007ANG3.2%
2008ANG3.1%
   Scored 8.7000 solo points

pioneering sex change recipient (1952)  Christine Jorgensen
¤born: George Jorgensen 
born on 5-20-1926 in New York, New York
expired 5-3-1989 in San Clemente, California   age 62   cause: cancer
geezer  Earle M. Jorgensen
born on 6-22-1898
expired 8-11-1999   age 101
actor  Victor Jory
born on 11-23-1902 in Dawson City, Alaska
expired 2-11-1982 in Santa Monica, California   age 79
former Drexel Burnham Lambert CEO  Frederick Harold Joseph   his not-so-hands-on supervision of Michael Milken cost the firm big-time: felony convictions & fines approximating $650,000,000.00, chapter 11 bankruptcy + loss of being a CEO or chairman at a securities firm for 10 years
born on 4-22-1937 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 11-27-2009 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 72   cause: complications from multiple myeloma
former pro-bowler  Joseph G. "Joe" Joseph
born on 4-11-1918
expired 6-9-1988   age 70
character actor  Allyn Morgan Joslyn
born on 7-21-1901 in Milford, Pennsylvania
expired 1-22-1981 in Woodland Hills, California   age 79   cause: cardiac failure
French trade union federation president  Léon Jouhaux   1951 Nobel peace prize winner
born on 7-1-1879 in Paris, France
expired 4-28-1954 in Paris, France   age 74
physicist and electricity researcher  James Prescott Joule   advanced what is now known as Joule's Law (1840); eponymous unit of energy (1 Joule = 107 erg = 0.2390 calories)
born on 12-24-1818 in Salford, Lancashire, England
expired 10-11-1889 in Sale, England   age 70
auto industry analyst  Arvid F. Jouppi
born on 3-14-1918
expired 6-22-1995   age 77
former publishing company head (1954-90)  William Jovanovich   headed Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich
¤born: Vladimir Jovanovich 
born on 2-6-1920 in Colorado
expired 12-4-2001 in San Diego, California   age 81   cause: heart attack
toy & coin designer  Marcel Jovine   came up with the Visible Man / Woman anatomy dolls (1960); designed medals awarded at 1980 Lake Placid Olympic games
born on 7-26-1921 in Naples, Italy
expired 1-20-2003 in Greenwich, Connecticut   age 81
long-ago movie actress  Brenda Joyce   did five Tarzan movies as Jane (replacing Maureen O'Sullivan in the role)
¤born: Betty Grafina Leabo
ex-Mrs.Owen Ward (1941-9) 
born on 2-25-1917 in Excelsior Spring, Missouri
expired 7-4-2009 in Santa Monica, California   age 92
   Contest Selectors
2008WEP3.1%
2009PCD3.3%
   Scored 5.8000 solo points

Irish author  James Augustine Aloysius Joyce   writer of Finnegan's Wake and Ulysses (banned in U.S. from 1922 until 1933); his coined word "quark" (used in Finnegan's Wake) whimsically became the name of the most elemental physical particle of matter
born on 2-2-1882 in Dublin, Ireland
expired 1-13-1941 in Zürich, Switzerland   age 58
much-married "actress" and Ziegfeld Follies girl  Peggy Hopkins Joyce   appeared in International House with W.C. Fields and Burns and Allen
¤born: Margaret Upton 
born on --1893 in Norfolk, Virginia
expired 6-12-1957   age 63
British fascist  William Joyce   male equivalent of Axis Sally during World War II; derisively called "Lord Haw-Haw"; hanged for treason
born on 4-26-1906 in New York, New York
expired 1-3-1946 in Wandsworth Prison, England   age 39
to 1989 award winnerto 1987 award winner track and field star  Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner   won 1988 Sullivan Award
born on 12-21-1959 in Los Angeles, California
expired 9-21-1998 in Mission Viejo, California   age 38   cause: "heart seizure"

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