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author  Peter Maas   wrote The Valachi Papers (1969) & Serpico about former NYC cop
born on 6-27-1929 in New York, New York
expired 8-23-2001 in New York, New York   age 72
U of Nairobi professor Dr.  Wangari Muta Maathai   «The Green Belt Movement» author; winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize
born on 4-1-1940 in Ihithe village, Tetu division, Nyeri District, East Africa Protectorate (Kenya)
expired 9-26-2011 in Nairobi, Kenya   age 71   cause: cancer
raunchy vaudeville and nightclub comedienne  Jackie "Moms" Mabley
¤born: Loretta Mary Aiken 
born on 3-19-1894 in Brevard, North Carolina
expired 5-23-1975 in White Plains, New York   age 81   cause: complications from heart attack
playwright  Charles G. MacArthur   co-authored (with Ben Hecht) The Front Page (1928) and Twentieth Century (1932); husband of Helen Hayes; father of Mary; adoptive father of James; older brother of insurance magnate
born on 11-5-1895 in Scranton, Pennsylvania
expired 4-21-1956 in New York, New York   age 60
General  Douglas MacArthur Sr.   World War II Pacific theater commander; commander of troops in Korea until relieved of command by Truman
born on 1-26-1880 in Little Rock, Arkansas
expired 4-5-1964 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 84
former pro wrassler  George Arnold MacArthur
¤aka: "Man Mountain / Crybaby Cannon
born on 3-28-1932 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
expired 7-1-1994   age 62   cause: cancer
actor  James Gordon MacArthur   officer Danny Williams (Danno) on Hawaii Five-O tv series (1968-80); adopted son of Helen Hayes and Charles MacArthur; ex-husband of Joyce Bulifant (1958-67) & Melody Patterson (1970-75); widow: Helen Beth Duntz (1984-2010)
got tired of people saying Book'em, Danno! & stroked-out?

born on 12-8-1937 in Los Angeles, California
expired 10-26-2010 in Jacksonville, Florida   age 72   cause: "natural causes"
 Jean Maire Faircloth MacArthur   widow of General Douglas
born on 12-28-1898 in Nashville, Tennessee
expired 1-22-2000 in New York, New York   age 101
   Contest Selectors
2000 RR14%
   Scored 4.9000 solo points

billionaire insurance (Banker's Life and Casualty) & real estate mogul  John Donald MacArthur   created foundation that gives out so-called "genius" grants; younger brother of newspaperman Charles
born on 3-6-1897 in Pittston, Pennsylvania
expired 1-6-1978 in West Palm Beach, Florida   age 80   cause: complications from stomach cancer
actress  Mary MacArthur   daughter of Charles MacArthur and Helen Hayes
expired 9-22-1949 in New York, New York   age 19   cause: polio
actor  Charles Macaulay   played the judge in several 1990s Perry Mason tv movies; also played Landru in Return of the Archons and Prefect Jaris in Wolf in the Fold on original 1960s Star Trek tv series
born on 9-26-1927 in Louisville, Kentucky
expired 8-13-1999 in Healdsburg, California   age 71   cause: metastatic cancer
AKS: Macauley MacCaulay MacCauley McCaulay McCauley
lawyer  Roger Lea MacBride   as a 1972 Virginia Republican electoral college voter cast his vote for the Libertarian candidate instead of Nixon; was the Libertarian Party's 1976 presidential candidate
born on 8-6-1929 in New Orchelle, New York
expired 3-5-1995 in Miami Beach, Florida   age 65   cause: heart failure
Amnesty International co-founder  Seán MacBride   shared the 1974 Nobel peace prize
born on 1-26-1904 in Paris, France
expired 1-15-1988   age 83
AKS: Sean
singer/songwriter  Kristy MacColl
born on 10-10-1959 in Croydon, Surrey, England
expired 12-18-2000 in Cozumel, Mexico   age 41   cause: run over by speedboat while swimming
actor/director/producer  Simon Charles Penderend MacCorkindale   had title roll in dopey tv action series Manimal
¤Mr. Susan George
ex-Mr. Fiona Fullerton (1976-82) 
born on 2-12-1952 in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England
expired 10-14-2010 in London, England   age 58   cause: bowel & lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
2010NFG, WEP7.4%
   Scored 7.9500 points

aeronautical designer  Paul Beattie MacCready   designed the Gossamer Condor (1977) & Gossamer Albatross (1979) human-powered aircraft; winner of the Kremmer prize (1977)
born on 9-29-1925 in New Haven, Connecticut
expired 8-28-2007 in Pasadena, California   age 81
chemist  Alan Graham MacDiarmid   shared the 2000 Nobel chemistry prize
born on 4-24-1927 in Masterton, New Zealand
expired 2-7-2007 in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania   age 79   cause: fall down flight of stairs
cartoon voice  James Macdonald   voice of Mickey Mouse from 1946 to 1976
born on 5-19-1906 in Dundee, Scotland
expired 2-1-1991 in Glendale, California   age 84   cause: heart failure
percussionist & songwriter  Ralph MacDonald   wrote "Just the Two of Us", "Where is the Love?" & "Calypso Breakdown"
born on 3-15-1944 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 12-18-2011 in Stamford, Connecticut   age 67   cause: lung cancer
author  Betty MacDonald   wrote The Egg and I (1945) - minor characters in that book/movie, Ma and Pa Kettle, got their own spin-off movie series
¤full name: Anne Elizabeth Campbell Bard Heskett MacDonald 
born on 3-26-1908 in Boulder, Colorado
expired 2-7-1958 in Seattle, Washington   age 49   cause: cancer
actress  Cordelia Howard MacDonald   originated stage role of Little Eva in Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin
expired 8-10-1941 in Belmont, Massachusetts   age 93
Spic & Span inventor  Elizabeth G. MacDonald
born on 2-24-1894
expired 5-11-1992 in Dunedin, Florida   age 98
Australian World War I veteran  Frank MacDonald
born on 6-26-1896 in Ulverstone, Tasmania, Australia
expired 8-23-2003 in Burnie, Tasmania, Australia   age 107   cause: pneumonia; complications from broken hip
British Prime Minister (1924, 1929-35)  James MacDonald
born on 10-12-1866 in Lossiemouth, Scotland
expired 11-9-1937   age 71
artist  James MacDonald
born on 12-12-1873 in Durham, England
expired 11-26-1932 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 58
motion picture soprano  Jeanette Anna MacDonald   appeared in numerous 1930s films with Nelson Eddy (Rose Marie and Naughty Marietta); younger sister of Blossom Rock; wife of Gene Raymond
born on 6-18-1903 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 1-14-1965 in Houston, Texas   age 61   cause: heart attack
Canadian geezer  Rose MacDonald
born on 9-5-1890 in Springhill, Nova Scotia, Canada
expired 9-16-2000 in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada   age 110
author  Ross MacDonald
¤real name: Kenneth Millar 
born on 12-13-1915 in Los Gatos, California
expired 7-14-1983 in Santa Barbara, California   age 67
actress  Harriet E. MacGibbon   played Margaret Drysdale on The Beverly Hillbillies
born on 10-5-1905 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 2-8-1987 in Beverly Hills, California   age 81   cause: cardiac and pulmonary failure
actress  Leueen Emily MacGrath
born on 7-3-1914 in London, England
expired 3-27-1992   age 77
former CKLW radio newsman  Byron MacGregor   recorded narrative "The Americans"
¤aka: Mr. JoJo Shutty «or» Gary Mack 
born on 3-3-1948 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
expired 1-3-1995 in Detroit, Michigan   age 46   cause: pneumonia
AKS: McGregor
former Minnesota congressman (1961-70)  Clark MacGregor   Nixon's head CREEP (1972)
born on 7-12-1922 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 2-10-2003 in Pompano Beach, Florida   age 80
physicist & ballistics researcher  Ernest Mach   determined the speed of sound, had unit of speed named after him (Mach 1 = speed of sound, Mach 2 = twice the speed of sound, etc.)
born on 2-18-1838 in Chirlitz-Turas, Moravia
expired 2-19-1916 in Haar, Germany   age 78
first president of Mozambique (1975-86)  Samora Moises Machel
born on 9-29-1933 in Chilembere, Mozambique
expired 10-19-1986 in Muzimi, South Africa   age 53   cause: plane crash
philosopher  Nicolo Machiavelli   wrote The Prince (1513)
born on 5-3-1469 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy
expired 6-22-1527 in Florence, Italy   age 58
retired restauranteur  Harris O. Machus   owner of the Machus Red Fox restaurant in Bloomfield Hills (last place Jimmy Hoffa was seen alive); restaurant (located at Telegraph & Maple) closed 2/4/1996
born on 7-10-1908 in East Lansing, Michigan
expired 1-16-2001 in Naples, Florida   age 92   cause: cancer
vaudeville comedian  Charles E. Mack   half of the Mack & Moran 2 Black Crows comedy team
born on 11-22-1887 in White Cloud, Kansas
expired 1-11-1934 in Mesa, Arizona   age 46
Philadelphia Athletics founder/manager  Connie Mack Sr.   managed team from 1901 to 1950; won nine pennants and five World Series
¤born: Cornelius Alexander McGillicuddy 
born on 12-22-1862 in East Brookfield, Massachusetts
expired 2-8-1956 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 93
Nevada death row inmate  Darryl Linnie Mack
¤number 1019 
born on 8-28-1958
expired 4-26-2002   age 43   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2006OIE

disgraced former Michigan state legislator  Joseph S. "Joe" Mack   plead no-contest to defrauding the State through his office-holder expense account; resigned position (July 1990)
born on 5-8-1919
expired 4-20-2005 in Wausau, Wisconsin   age 85   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
1979 HFS, MM, MS, RR30.8%
1980 BD, DO, EK, MM, RR31.3%

Amatuer Hour host (1946-70)  Ted Mack
¤born: William Edward Maguiness 
born on 2-12-1904 in Greeley, Colorado
expired 7-12-1976 in North Tarrytown, New York   age 72   cause: complications from cancer
one-time Pepsi-Cola owner  Walter Mack
born on 10-19-1895
expired 3-18-1990   age 94
singer  Gisele MacKenzie   appeared on Your Hit Parade (1953-57)
¤born: Gisele Marie-Louise Marguerite LaFleche 
born on 1-10-1927 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
expired 9-5-2003 in Burbank, California   age 76   cause: colon cancer
retired English educator  Norman Hugh MacKenzie   conducted several Playboy interviews
born on 3-8-1915 in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia (now Harare, Zimbabwe)
expired 3-1-2004 in Canada   age 88
orchestra/opera conductor Sir  Alan Charles Maclaurin Mackerras
born on 11-17-1925 in Schenectady, New York
expired 7-14-2010 in London, England   age 84   cause: cancer
original Ink Spots singer/guitarist  Bernard Mackey
born on 7-29-1909
expired 3-5-1980 in Miami, Florida   age 70   cause: cancer
news correspondent  Catherine Patricia "Cassie" Mackin
born on 8-28-1939 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 11-20-1982 in Towson, Maryland   age 43   cause: breast cancer
securities seller  Gordon Stanley Macklin Jr.   was president of the National Association of Securities Dealers (1970-87) and the first president of the NASDAQ (1975-87), which he helped co-found; later in life had to pay a butt-load of cash out-of-pocket when Worldcom crashed and burned — he was on the board of directors & a bunch of unhappy investors went after them for failing to adequately supervise the "management"
born on 5-13-1928 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 1-30-2007 in Delray Beach, Florida   age 78   cause: stroke
industrialist  John Farrell Macklin   football coach at Michigan State College (1911-15); football stadium was named after him
expired 10-10-1949 in Overbrook, Pennsylvania   age 65
"tough guy" actor  Barton MacLane
born on 12-25-1900 in Columbia, South Carolina
expired 1-1-1969 in Santa Monica, California   age 68
silent scree character actress  Mary MacLaren
born on 1-19-1896 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 11-9-1985 in Hollywood, California   age 89   cause: respiratory ailment
   Contest Selectors
1980 DR6.3%

Scottish adventurer and World War II hero Sir  Fitzroy MacLean   Ian Fleming patterned the James Bond character after his exploits
born on 3-11-1911 in Cairo, Egypt
expired 6-15-1996 in Hertford, England   age 85
AKS: McLean
author  Norman Fitzroy MacLean   wrote A River Runs Through It
born on 12-23-1902 in Clarinda, Iowa
expired 8-2-1990 in Chicago, Illinois   age 87
commentator  Archibald MacLeish
born on 5-7-1892 in Glencoe, Illinois
expired 4-20-1982 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 89
Great Lakes sailor  Gordon F. MacLellan   Wiper aboard the Edmund Fitzgerald
born on --1945
expired 11-10-1975 in Eastern Lake Superior, Canada   age 30   cause: drowned when ship foundered
microbiologist & medical researcher Dr.  Colin Munro Macleod   with Avery & McCarty published seminal 1944 research report in Experimental Medicine that identified DNA as the stuff that genes are made of
born on 1-28-1909 in Nova Scotia, Canada
expired 2-11-1972 in London, England   age 63
 John James Richard MacLeod   shared 1923 Nobel prize in Medicine for renting lab space to the guy that actually discovered insulin
born on 9-6-1876 in Cluny, Perthshire, Scotland
expired 3-16-1935 in Aberdeen, Scotland   age 58
voice actress  Norma MacMillan   voiced Casper the Friendly Ghost, Sweet Polly Purebred (Underdog's bitch) & Goo on the Gumby Show; mother of Alison & Stefan Arngrim
born on --1921 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
expired 3-16-2001 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada   age 79   cause: heart attack
to 1942 award winnerto 1940 award winner former NYU mile runner  T Leslie MacMitchell   won the 1941 Sullivan Award
born on 9-26-1920
expired 3-21-2006 in San Jose, California   age
Nobel-prize ignoree  Frederick Martin MacMurray   discoverer of Flubberium - would have shared award with his 3 sons; model for Captain Marvel; married to June Haver; star of My Three Sons tv series
born on 8-30-1908 in Kankakee, Illinois
expired 11-5-1991 in Santa Monica, California   age 83
   Contest Selectors
1979 SB7.7%

actress  Lillian La Monte MacMurray   wife of Fred
expired 6-22-1953 in Santa Monica, California   age 45
director  Ian MacNaughton   directed all but the first four episodes of Monty Python's Flying Circus
born on 12-30-1925 in Glasgow, Scotland
expired 12-10-2002 in München, Germany   age 76   cause: complications from injuries sustained in 2001 car crash
AKS: Iain
1979 Reuben Award winner1978 Reuben Award winner Chicago Tribune editorial cartoonist  Jeffrey Kenneth MacNelly   also drew Shoe comic strip; won 3 Pulitzer prizes (1972, '78 & '85); illustrated Dave Berry's columns; a two-time recipient of the Reuben Award (1978 & 1979)
born on 9-17-1947 in New York, New York
expired 6-8-2000 in Baltimore, Maryland   age 52   cause: lymphoma
AKS: McNelly MacNeely McNeely
baseball executive  Leland Stanford "Larry" MacPhail   introduced night baseball; worked for New York Yankees, Cincinnati Reds and Brooklyn Dodgers
born on 2-3-1890 in Cass City, Michigan
expired 10-1-1975 in Miami, Florida   age 85
tv sports executive  William Curtis "Bill" MacPhail   introduced instant replay while with CBS; created CNN/SI cable sports department; son of Larry
born on 3-25-1920
expired 9-4-1996 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 76   cause: complications following heart surgery
AKS: McPhail
knitting mill owner  Alexander MacRae   came up with design for a swimsuit that came to be known as a "Speedo"
expired 11-30-1938 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia   age ??
singer  Gordon MacRae   ex-husband of Sheila MacRae; father of Meredith MacRae
born on 3-12-1921 in East Orange, New Jersey
expired 1-24-1986 in Lincoln, Nebraska   age 64   cause: cancer of the mouth and jaw
actress  Meredith MacRae   daughter of Gordon & Sheila MacRae; played Willimena Josephine "Billie Jo" Bradley on Petticoat Junction (1966-70), succeeding Gunilla Hutton in the role
born on 5-30-1945 in Houston, Texas
expired 7-14-2000 in Manhattan Beach, California   age 55   cause: brain cancer
movie villain  George Macready
born on 8-29-1909 in Providence, Rhode Island
expired 7-2-1973 in Los Angeles, California   age 63
NYC department store founder  Rowland Hussey Macy
born on --1822 in Nantucket, Massachusetts
expired 3-29-1877 in Paris, France   age 55
Science Master of Eton  Henry George Madan   suggested the names for the newly-discovered moons of Mars — Phobus ("fear") & Deimus ("flight"), with the "u's" being swapped for "o's" later on (Phobos & Deimos; 1878); his great-neice is credited for giving name to the ninth planet after it was discovered
born on --1838
expired ??-??-1901   age 63
retired Royal Navy admiral Sir  Charles Edward Madden
born on 6-15-1906
expired 4-23-2001 in Henley-upon-Thames, Oxfordshire, England   age 93
former Georgia governor (1967-71)  Lester Garfield Maddox   Jimmy Carter's Lt.Governor (1971-5); owned the Pickrick Restaraunt in Atlanta
born on 9-30-1915 in Atlanta, Georgia
expired 6-25-2003 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 87   cause: pneumonia; prostate cancer
   Contest Selectors
2000ANG14%
2001ANG12½%
2002ANG, JAC, MORB, RR36.4%
2003ANG, PCD, RAVN16.7%
   Scored 4.4250 points

1940s country singer  Roselea Arbana Maddox
born on 12-15-1926 in Boaz, Alabama
expired 4-15-1998 in Ashland, Oregon   age 72   cause: kidney failure
murder victim  Helen "Holly" Maddux   murdered by Ira Einhorn
born on 5-26-1947
expired 9-10-1977 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 30   cause: crushed skull
music educator  Joseph Edgar Maddy   founded the Interlochen National Music Camp and Arts Academy
born on 10-14-1891
expired 4-18-1966 in Traverse City, Michigan   age 74
Mexican ruler (1911-13)  Francisco Indalecio Madero   overthrew dictator Porfirio Diaz; replaced by Huerta
born on 10-30-1873 in Parras, Mexico
expired 2-22-1913 in Mexico City, Mexico   age 39   cause: assassinated
author  Grazia Maria Cosima Damiana Madesani   under her maiden name (Deledda) won the Nobel prize in literature (1926)
born on 9-27-1871 in Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy
expired 8-15-1936 in Rome, Italy   age 64
Bush Agriculture Secretary (1991-93)  Edward R. Madigan
born on 1-13-1936 in Lincoln, Illinois
expired 12-7-1994 in Springfield, Illinois   age 58
retired broadcast journalist  John Joseph Madigan   father of actress Amy Madigan; was the first host of Face the Nation on CBS;former news director of WBBM tv in Chicago; helped design & transition it's AM station to all-news format
born on 1-11-1918 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 3-5-2012 in Lauderhill, Florida   age 94   cause: complications from stroke
donut maven  Dolly Payne Todd Madison   saved some of the artifacts from the White House before it was burned by British troops in the War of 1812
born on 5-20-1768 in Guilford County, North Carolina
expired 7-12-1849 in Orange County, Virginia   age 81
actor  Guy Madison   played Wild Bill Hickock on tv; married to Gail Russell (1949-54)
¤born: Robert Moseley 
born on 1-19-1921 in Pumpkin Center, California
expired 2-6-1996 in Palm Springs, California   age 74   cause: emphysema
to next U.S. president: James Monroeto previous U.S. president: Thomas Jefferson 4th U.S. president (1809-17)  James Madison   drafted the U.S. Constitution's Bill of Rights; president during the War of 1812
born on 3-16-1751 in Port Conway, Virginia
expired 6-28-1836 in Orange County, Virginia   age 85
doo-wop singer  Johnny Maestro   with The Crests sang "Sixteen Candles" (1959) & with The Brooklyn Bridge sang "The Worst That Could Happen (1969)
¤born: Johnny Mastrangelo 
born on 5-7-1939 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 3-24-2010 in Cape Coral, Florida   age 70   cause: cancer
Count  Marice Polidore Marie Bernhard Maeterlinck   was the 1911 Nobel literature laureate
born on 8-29-1862 in Ghent, Belgium
expired 5-6-1949 in Nice, France   age 86
AKS: Mooris Polydore Bernard
pianist  Nikita Magaloff
born on 2-8-1912 in Saint Petersberg, Russia
expired 12-26-1992 in Vevay, Switzerland   age 80
Philippine president (1953-57)  Ramon Magasaysay
born on 8-31-1907 in Iba, Philippines
expired 3-17-1957 in Cebu City, Philippines   age 49
extreme geezer  Sylvester Magee   ex-Mississippi slave who served with Union forces in the Civil War
born on 5-29-1841 in Carpet, North Carolina
expired 10-15-1971 in Columbia, Mississippi   age 130
Union Army bugler  William Allen Magee   also served in the Indian Wars and Spanish-American War
expired 1-23-1953 in Sawtelle, California   age 106
Portugese navigator  Ferdinand Magellan   died during round-the-world trip; discovered the Philippines (1521)
¤Fernando DeMagalhaes 
born on --1480 in Sabrosa, Portugal
expired 4-27-1521 in Mactan Island, The Philippines   age 40   cause: killed by natives
tv "news doctor"  Frank Newton Magid   gave us the happy-talk "Action News" format of info-tainment presentation; blame him for the burbling bimbo/himbo dolts you see on your local station's newscast ("Moron that at 11 ... back to you, Buffy.")
born on 9-1-1931 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 2-5-2010 in Santa Barbara, California   age 78   cause: lymphoma
French War minister  André-Louis-Rene Maginot   started construction of (ultimately) ineffectual defensive line along eastern border of France
born on 2-17-1877 in Paris, France
expired 1-7-1932 in Paris, France   age 54   cause: typhoid fever
AKS: Andre
former Haitian military dictator/president (1950-56)  Paul Eugène Magloire   the military overthrew him — the replacement: Papa Doc
born on 7-19-1907 in Haiti
expired 7-12-2001 in Haiti   age 93
actress  Anna Magnani   won 1955 Best Actress oscar for playing Serafina Delle Rose in The Rose Tattoo
born on 3-7-1908 in Rome, Italy
expired 9-26-1973 in Rome, Italy   age 65   cause: pancreatic tumor
TCI chairman  Robert John "Bob" Magness   founded Tele-Communications Inc. (TCI) in 1968
born on 6-3-1924 in Clinton, Oklahoma
expired 11-15-1996 in Charlottesville, Virginia   age 72   cause: lymphoma
former Washington senator (1944-81)  Warren Grant Magnuson
born on 4-12-1905 in Moorhead, Minnesota
expired 5-20-1989 in Seattle, Washington   age 84
former BBC game show host  Magnús Magnússon   for 25 years was host of Master Mind
born on 10-12-1929 in Reykjavik, Iceland
expired 1-7-2007 in Glasgow, Scotland   age 77   cause: pancreatic cancer
   Contest Selectors
2007OIE, RAVN6.5%
   Scored 6.0500 points

AKS: Magnus Magnusson
surrealistic painter  Rene Francois Ghislain Magritte
born on 11-21-1898 in Lessines, Belgium
expired 8-15-1967 in Brussels, Belgium   age 68
   Contest Selectors
1980 HP6.3%

U.S. Pacific Fleet chaplain  William Augustus Maguire   during Pearl Harbor attack (Sunday morning 12/7/1941) remarked "Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition"
expired 9-13-1953 in London, England   age 62
retired Wayne State University professor of Social Work  Maryann Mahaffey   had served on Detroit's city council since from 1974 to 2005
¤Mrs. Herman Dooha 
born on 1-18-1925 in Burlington, Iowa
expired 7-27-2006 in Detroit, Michigan   age 81   cause: pneumonia; T-cell leukemia-lymphoma
   Contest Selectors
2006MOT3.3%
   Scored 6.9000 solo points

Cambodian monk  Samdach Vira Dharmawara Bellong Mahathera
expired 6-26-1999 in Stockton, California   age 110
Nepalese monarch (1956-72)  King Mahendra   father of King Birendra
expired 1-31-1972 in Katmandu, Nepal   age 51   cause: heart attack
Picture of the Yogi (no picture of Boo Boo available) transcendental meditator  Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
¤born: Mahesh Prasad Varma 
born on 1-12-1917 in Jabalpur, Allahabad, India (now Uttar Pradesh)
expired 2-5-2008 in Vlodrop, The Netherlands   age 91
   Contest Selectors
1980HA6.3%
2003COCO5.6%
2006DTM3.3%
2007DTM3.2%
2008DTM, TFM, WEP9.4%
   Scored 4.0250 points

former FBI agent  Robert Aime Maheu   was Howard Hughes' top aide until he was fired (1966-December 1970)
born on 10-30-1917 in Waterville, Maine
expired 8-4-2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 90   cause: congestive heart failure; cancer
writer  Naguib Mahfouz   1988 Nobel laureate in literature
born on 12-11-1911 in Cairo, Egypt
expired 8-30-2006 in Cairo, Egypt   age 94   cause: pneumonia; kidney failure
   Contest Selectors
2005SLIM, WORM8.7%
2006WEP3.3%
   Scored 5.6000 solo points

AKS: Najib Mahfuz
conductor & composer  Gustav Mahler
born on 7-7-1860 in Kalischt, Bohemia
expired 5-18-1911 in Vienna, Lower Austria, Austria-Hungary   age 50
53-year president of the Amalgamated Association of Street, Electric Railway & Motor Coach Employees union  William D. Mahon   a co-founder of the American Federation of Labor
expired 10-31-1949 in Detroit, Michigan   age 88
aircraft builder  Benjamin Franklin Mahoney   built The Spirit of St. Louis for Charles Lindbergh in 1927
born on 2-8-1901 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
expired 7-31-1951 in Los Angeles, California   age 50
Tarzan actor  Jock Mahoney   was tv's Range Rider (1951) & Yancy Derringer (1958-9); Sally Field's step-father
¤born: James Jacques O'Mahoney 
born on 2-7-1919 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 12-14-1989 in Bremerton, Washington   age 70   cause: stroke
screen writer  Richard Maibaum   did 12 James Bond scripts
born on 5-26-1909 in New York, New York
expired 1-4-1991 in Santa Monica, California   age 81
elder Star Trek fan  Shirley S. Maiewski
¤aka: "Grandma Trek
born on 5-28-1920
expired 4-13-2004 in Hatfield, Massachusetts   age 83
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in January 1968 author  Norman Kingsley Mailer   wrote The Naked and the Dead (1948), The Armies of the Night (1968) & The Executioner's Song (1979) about Gary Gilmore
¤Hebrew: Nachem Malek 
born on 1-31-1923 in Long Branch, New Jersey
expired 11-10-2007 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 84   cause: acute renal failure
   Contest Selectors
1979 RR7.7%
1980 EK6.3%
2002 MORB9.1%
2003 ABRA5.6%

physicist  Theodore Harold Maiman   built the first working LASER on May 16, 1960 using a pink ruby
born on 7-11-1927 in Los Angeles, California
expired 5-5-2007 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada   age 79   cause: systemic mastocytosis
actress  Marjorie Main   played Ma Kettle in The Egg and I (1947) and a bunch of Ma and Pa Kettle... movies
¤born: Mary Tomlinson Krebs 
born on 2-24-1890 in Acton, Illinois
expired 4-10-1975 in Los Angeles, California   age 85
Niger "president"  Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara   in by coup...out by coup; done in by his own bodyguards — lasted from 1/28/1996 to 4/9/1999
born on 5-9-1949 in Maradi, Niger, French West Africa
expired 4-9-1999 in Niamey, Niger   age 49   cause: assassinated
AKS: Bare Mainassara
bluegrass singer & banjo picker  Wade Eckard Mainer   formed the Sons of The Mountaineers group
born on 4-21-1907 in Weaverville, Buncombe County, North Carolina
expired 9-12-2011 in Flint, Michigan   age 104   cause: congestive heart failure
AKS: Eckhart Eckhardt Ecord
Greek Orthodox archbishop  Makarios III   first president Republic of Cypress (1959-77)
¤born: Michael Christodouros Mouskos 
born on 8-13-1913 in Ano Panayia, Cyprus
expired 8-3-1977 in Nicosia, Cyprus   age 63   cause: heart attack
folk singer  Miriam Zenzi Makeba   had been married to Stokely Carmichael & Hugh Masekela; had modest hits with Pata Pata, Malaika & Qongqothwane ("The Click Song")
born on 3-4-1932 in Johannesburg, South Africa
expired 11-9-2008 in Castel Volturno, Italy   age 68
graphic & multimedia designer  Paul Scott Makela   chairman of 2-D Design Department at Cranbrook Academy
born on 2-6-1960
expired 5-7-1999 in Pontiac, Michigan   age 39
singer, songwriter, balladeer & banjo player  Thomas James "Tommy" Makem   performed with the Clancy Brothers (Paddy, Tom, Liam) 1961-9 and as a solo artist
born on 11-4-1932 in Keady, County Armaugh, Northern Ireland
expired 8-1-2007 in Dover, New Hampshire   age 74   cause: lung cancer
character actor  Mako   played Po-han in The Sand Pebbles (1966; Academy award nomination) & Akiro the Wizard in Conan the Barbarian (1982) and Conan the Destroyer (1984)
¤full name: Makoto Iwamatsu 
born on 12-10-1933 in Kobe, Japan
expired 7-21-2006 in Somis, California   age 72   cause: esophageal cancer
game bird breeder  Alphonsine "Therese" Makowsky   original breeder of the Rock Cornish Game Hen
¤née: Davalis 
born on 2-12-1913 in Trois Veveres, France
expired 10-30-2005 in Danville, California   age 92
actor  Karl Malden   possessor of a prodigious proboscis; 1951 oscar for A Streetcar Named Desire
¤born: Mladen Sekulovich 
born on 3-22-1912 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 7-1-2009 in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California   age 97
   Contest Selectors
2003JEDS KOHD, MJ, RAVN22.2%
2004ABRA, DTM, MJ, RIE22.2%
2005DTM, RIE, RR, SPIT, TMD21.7%
2006ANG, DTM, RIE, RR, SPIT, 4GUE20.0%
2007ABRA, ANG, AUDC, DGW, DTH, DTM, GOHI, RIE, RPRM, SPIT, WEP, 4GUE38.7%
2008ANG, BOD, BYE, DGW, DTM, GOHI, NFG, PCD, RIE, RPRM, RR, SPIT, TFM, WEP, 4GUE46.9%
2009ADWC, ANG, BOD, BYE, DGW, DTM, GAS, GOHI, NFG, PCD, RIE, RPRM, RR, TFM, WEP50.0%
   Scored 2.8002 points

AKS: Carl
Soviet diplomat  Jacob Malik
¤Yakov Alexandrovich Malik 
born on 2-11-1906 in Kharkov, Ukraine, Russia
expired 2-11-1980 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 74
rocketry pioneer  Frank J. Malina   co-founder of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (1944)
born on 10-2-1912 in Brenham, Texas
expired 11-9-1981 in Paris, France   age 69   cause: heart attack
long-ago baseball infielder  Anthony Francis "Tony" Malinoski   in 1937 played 35 games for the Brooklyn Dodgers; was a classmate of Nixon's at Whittier College
born on 10-7-1909 in Collinsville, Illinois
expired 2-8-2011 in Oxnard, California   age 101
"retired" porn actress  Anna Malle   star of Sleeping Booty; a passenger in a vehicle (not wearing seat belt) that tried a U-turn on Nevada route 160 — it was struck by an oncoming car; unbelievably the XXX team didn't have her on their list (but did have Slobodan Milosevic); no relation to director Louis
¤born: Anna Hotop
name at death: Anna Hotop-Stout
Mrs. Hank Armstrong 
born on 9-14-1967 in Havana, Illinois
expired 1-25-2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 38   cause: automobile accident
French director  Louis Malle   made Pretty Baby, Atlantic City, My Dinner with Andre (1982); husband of Candice Bergen
born on 10-30-1932 in Thumeries, France
expired 11-23-1995 in Los Angeles, California   age 63   cause: cancer
Mary, late in life un-hygenic cook  Mary Mallon   immune to typhoid fever but a prolific virus carrier that insisted upon continuing to handle food, even during New York City's 1904 & 1914 epidemics; tracked down by sanitary engineer George Soper she was institutionalized for the rest of her life as a public health precaution
¤dubbed "Typhoid Mary
born on 9-23-1869 in Cookstown, County Tyrone, Ireland
expired 11-11-1938 in North Brother Island, New York, New York   age 69   cause: pneumonia; stroke
kid actor  Robert "Bobby" Mallon   appeared in the Our Gang movie shorts (1926-32)
born on 4-7-1919
expired 9-10-2008 in Simi Valley, California   age 89
pathologist Dr.  Frank Burr Mallory   discovered /isolated the scarlet fever bacillus; discovered cause of cirrhosis of the liver
expired 9-27-1941 in Brookline, Massachusetts   age 78
mountaineer  George Herbert Leigh Mallory   attempted to become first person to reach the summit of Mount Everest (with Andrew Irvine in 1924); when asked in 1922 "Why do you want to climb Mt. Everest?" he replied "Because it is there."; his body was discovered in 1999
born on 6-18-1886 in Mobberley, Cheshire, England
expired 6-8-1924 in Mount Everest, Nepal   age 37   cause: injuries suffered in fall down side of mountain
archaeologist Sir  Max Edgar Lucien Mallowan   did extensive work in the Middle East; husband of Agatha Christie
born on 5-6-1904 in London, England
expired 8-19-1978 in Oxfordshire, England   age 74
 Helen Herrick Malsed   invented the Slinky Dog & Slinky Trains
born on 8-22-1910 in Cincinnati, Ohio
expired 11-13-1998 in Seattle, Washington   age 88
SSAN 375-01-8932 (issued in Mich) cartoon story writer  Michael Maltese   scripted such classics as: The Scarlett Pumpernickel (1950), Rabbit of Seville (1950), Duck Amuck (1953), Duck Dodgers in the 24½ Century (1953), One Froggy Evening (1955), What's Opera, Doc? (1957) & Robin Hood Daffy (1958); co-wrote the lyrics to "The Michigan Rag" (music by Milt Franklyn) for One Froggy Evening (in which he created the original American Idol: Michigan J. Frog)
born on 2-6-1908 in New York, New York
expired 2-22-1981 in Los Angeles, California   age 73
economist  Thomas Robert Malthus   wrote "Essays on the Principle of Population" (1798); source of eponym "Malthusian"
born on 2-17-1766 in Surrey, England
expired 12-23-1834 in Bath, Somerset, England   age 68
Albert's famous brew Hollywood Ten screen writer  Albert Maltz   wrote Destination Tokyo (1943) and The Naked City (1948; co-authored with Malvin Wald) & celebrity "brewmaster" for beverage advertising campaign (Schlitz Maltz Liquor); no relation to the Klingon crewman captured by Captain Kirk
born on 10-8-1908 in New York, New York
expired 4-26-1985 in Los Angeles, California   age 76
Hollywood stuntman & producer  Paul W. Malvern
born on 6-28-1902
expired 5-29-1993   age 90
character actor  Peter John Mamakos   played El Broho on The Adventures of Kit Carson tv series (1951-54), Jean Lafitte on The Adventures of Jim Bowie tv series & Absorba the Greek on My Mother the Car (1966)
born on 12-14-1918 in Somerville, Massachusetts
expired 4-27-2008 in Raso Robles, California   age 89
director  Rouben Mamoulian   directed Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932)
born on 10-8-1897 in Tiflis, Georgia, Russia (now Tbilisi, Georgia)
expired 12-4-1987 in Los Angeles, California   age 90
biographer/historian  William Manchester   best known for writing The Death of a President (1967)
born on 4-1-1922 in Attleboro, Massachusetts
expired 6-1-2004 in Middletown, Connecticut   age 82   cause: complications from strokes
tv & movie composer  Henry Mancini   wrote music for Moon River from Breakfast at Tiffany's
born on 4-16-1924 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 6-14-1994 in Los Angeles, California   age 70
 Evelyn Ntoko Mandela   first wife of Nelson Mandela (1944-57)
¤née: Mase
Mrs. Simon Rakeepile 
born on --1922 in Engcobo, South Africa
expired 4-30-2004 in Johannesburg, South Africa   age 82   cause: respiratory failure
graph of the basic Mandelbrot set Yale mathematician  Benoît B. Mandelbrot   known for his work on Fractals & chaos, revisiting work done by Pierre Fatou & Gaston Julia; wrote Les Object Fractals: Formes, hasard, et Dimension (1975)
born on 11-20-1924 in Warsaw, Poland
expired 10-15-2010 in Cambridge, Massachusetts   age 85   cause: pancreatic cancer
   Contest Selectors
2005CSI, TBC8.7%
2008CSI3.1%
2009CSI3.3%
2010CSI3.7%
   Scored 6.5000 solo points

AKS: Benoit
former Field Marshall  Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw   World War II hero
¤aka: Sam Bahadur 
born on 4-3-1914 in Amritsar, Punjab, British India
expired 6-27-2008 in Wellington, Tamil Nadu, India   age 94   cause: pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
2008WEP3.1%
   Scored 5.6000 solo points

actress  Silvana Mangano
born on 4-21-1930 in Rome, Italy
expired 12-16-1989 in Madrid, Spain   age 59
tv comedy writer  Allan S. Manings   wrote for Leave It To Beaver, Laugh-In, McHale's Navy & Petticoat Junction; co-created One Day at a Time dramedy with wife Whitney Blake; step-father of Meredith Baxter
born on 3-28-1924 in Newark, New Jersey
expired 5-12-2010 in Beverly Hills, California   age 86   cause: cardiac arrest; esophageal cancer
AKS: Mannings
former kosher food company executive  Bernard Manischewitz   grandson of company founder
born on 12-24-1913 in Cincinnati, Ohio
expired 9-20-2003 in Verona, New Jersey   age 89   cause: heart disease
screenwriter and producer  Herman J. Mankiewicz   produced a several Marx Brothers movies: Duck Soup (1933), Horse Feathers (1932) and Monkey Business (1931); co-wrote screenplay for Citizen Kane (1941) and Pride of the Yankees (1942); brother of Joseph L. Mankiewicz
born on 11-7-1897 in New York, New York
expired 3-5-1953 in Hollywood, California   age 55   cause: uremic poisoning
writer & director  Joseph Leo Mankiewicz   co-wrote Dipolmaniacs (1933); screenplay for Alice In Wonderland (1933); producer of Philadelphia Story (1940); wrote and directed All About Eve (1950; directing oscar); directed and wrote screenplay for Guys and Dolls (1955); directed A Letter to Three Wives (1949; directing oscar) & Cleopatra (1963)
born on 2-11-1909 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
expired 2-5-1993 in Bedford, New York   age 83   cause: heart failure
Indian chief  Wilma Pearl Mankiller   formerly Principle Chief of the Cherokee nation (1985-95)
born on 11-18-1945 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma
expired 4-6-2010 in Adair County, Oklahoma   age 64   cause: metastatic pancreatic cancer
   Contest Selectors
2003 MB5.6%

screenwriter  Cyril Wolf Mankowitz
born on 11-7-1924
expired 5-20-1998 in County Cork, Ireland   age 73   cause: cancer
former Jamaican Prime Minister (1972-80)  Michael Norman Manley   son of Norman
born on 12-10-1924 in Kingston, Jamaica
expired 3-6-1997 in Kingston, Jamaica   age 72   cause: prostate cancer
Jamaican Prime Minister (1955-62)  Norman Washington Manley   father of Michael
born on 7-4-1893 in Jamaica
expired 9-3-1969 in Kingston, Jamaica   age 76
incredibly hammy actor  Dudley Manlove   played saucer commander Eros in Plan 9 From Outer Space (1958)
born on 6-11-1914
expired 4-17-1996   age 81
screenwriter  Abby Mann   won Best adapted screnplay oscar for Judgement at Nuremberg (based upon his own 1959 original teleplay for Playhouse 90); also wrote The Marcus-Nelson Murders teleplay (1973) which became the basis for the Kojak tv series
¤born: Abraham Goodman 
born on 12-1-1924 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 3-25-2008 in Beverly Hills, California   age 83   cause: heart failure
film director  Daniel Mann   directed Teahouse of the August Moon (1956), BUtterfield 8 (1960), Our Man Flint (1965) & Willard (1971); father-in-law of Harold Ramis
¤born: Daniel Chugerman 
born on 8-8-1912 in New York, New York
expired 11-21-1991 in Los Angeles, California   age 79   cause: heart failure
tv/movie director  Delbert Martin Mann Jr.   won oscar for Marty (1955); former Directors Guild of America president (1967-71); directed the infamous made-for-tv movie Heidi (1968) — the one that pre-empted an exciting football game (Oakland beats the Jets in the final minute of play by scoring two touchdowns)
born on 1-30-1920 in Lawrence, Kansas
expired 11-11-2007 in Los Angeles, California   age 87   cause: pneumonia
 Ellergy W. Mann   founder of Tampax Inc.
expired 1-15-1956 in Mineola, New York   age 66
jazz musician  Herbie Mann
¤born: Herbert Jay Solomon 
born on 4-16-1930 in New York, New York
expired 7-1-2003 in Pecos, New Mexico   age 73   cause: prostate cancer
lyracist  Kal Mann   with Dave Appell & Bernie Lowe co-wrote The Twist (1960), Bristol Stomp and Limbo Rock
¤real name: Kalman Cohen 
born on 5-6-1917 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 11-28-2001 in Pompano Beach, Florida   age 84
novelist  Paul Thomas Mann   won the 1929 Nobel prize (literature); wrote Death In Venice
born on 6-6-1875 in Lübeck, Germany
expired 8-12-1955 in Kilchberg, Switzerland   age 80
movie producer/theater owner  Theodore "Ted" Mann   second owner of Hollywood's famous "Chinese Theater"; husband of Rhonda Fleming
born on 4-16-1916 in Wishick, North Dakota
expired 1-15-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 84   cause: stroke
former Little Rock, Arkansas, mayor (1956-57)  Woodrow Wilson Mann Sr.   called upon president Eisenhower to send federal troops to protect black students in the local high school (9/23/1957)
born on 11-13-1916 in Little Rock, Arkansas
expired 8-6-2002 in Houston, Texas   age 85
borscht-belt comedian  Charles "Charlie" Manna
born on 10-6-1920 in New York, New York
expired 11-9-1971 in New York, New York   age 51   cause: cancer
violinist & music educator  David Manners
born on 2-16-1866 in New York, New York
expired 4-25-1959 in New York, New York   age 83
actor  David J. Manners   appeared as Jonathan Harker in 1931 Dracula and as Katharine Hepburn's fiancé in A Bill of Divorcement (1932); ; also was in The Mummy (1932), The Black Cat (1934); gave up Hollywood in mid-1930's for life in the Mojave Desert
born on 4-30-1900 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
expired 12-23-1998 in Santa Barbara, California   age 98
singer/disc jocket  Zeke Manners   wrote The Pennsylvania Polka
¤born: Leo Ezekiel Mannes 
born on 10-10-1911 in San Francisco, California
expired 10-14-2000 in Los Angeles, California   age 89
pianist  Leopold Damrosch Mannes   co-inventor of Kodachrome slide film (1935); president of Walter W. Naumburg Foundation since 1961
born on 12-26-1899 in New York, New York
expired 8-11-1964 in Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts   age 64
Bernard Manning controversial UK "comedian"  Bernard John Manning Sr.   told lots of ethnic jokes — had lots of people riled-up
born on 8-13-1930 in Ancoats, Manchester, Lancashire, England
expired 6-18-2007 in Crumpsall, Manchester, Lancashire, England   age 76   cause: kidney failure; diabetes
actress  Rebecca Welles Manning   daughter of Rita Hayworth & Orson Welles
born on 12-17-1944 in Santa Monica, California
expired 10-17-2004 in Tacoma, Washington   age 59
film industry pioneer  Edgar J. "Eddie" Mannix   possibly-cuckolded husband of woman that George Reeves was "seeing" at the time of his mysterious death
born on --1891 in Fort Lee, New Jersey
expired 8-30-1963 in Beverly Hills, California   age 72
MASCO founder  Alex Manoogian   maked single-handled faucets
born on --1901 in Smyrna, Turkey (now Izmir)
expired 7-12-1996 in Detroit, Michigan   age 95
Sophia Loren checks-out the goodscover of the June 1963 issue of 'Playboy' magazine with model Jayne Mansfieldcover of 'Playboy' with playmate Jayne Mansfieldto April 1955 Playmate of
Monthto January 1955 Playmate of Month 1960's blond "bombshell"  Jayne Mansfield   Playboy February 1955 Playmate of Month; also appeared in February 1956, 1957 & 1958 pictorials; wife of Mickey Hargitay; mother of Jayne Marie Mansfield & Mariska Hargitay
¤born: Vera Jayne Palmer 
born on 4-19-1933 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
expired 6-29-1967 in New Orleans, Louisiana   age 34   cause: trauma; mashed when auto rear-ended mosquito abatement fogging truck
former Montana Senator (1953-76) & ambassador to Japan (1977-88)  Michael Joseph "Mike" Mansfield
born on 3-16-1903 in New York, New York
expired 10-5-2001 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 98
   Contest Selectors
1980 VA6.3%
2000 ANG14%
2001 ANG12½%
   Scored 5.2000 solo points

sculptor  Paul Manship   made the Rockefeller Center Skating Rink statue Prometheus
born on 12-25-1885 in Saint Paul, Minnesota
expired 1-31-1966 in Massachusetts   age 80
harmonica player  Eddy Lawrence Manson   played the harmonica solo in Moon River (Breakfast at Tiffany's)
born on 5-9-1919
expired 7-12-1996 in Culver City, California   age 77
baseball star  Mickey Charles Mantle Sr.
born on 10-20-1931 in Spavinaw, Oklahoma
expired 8-13-1995 in Dallas, Texas   age 63
   Contest Selectors
1979 HP7.7%

baseball star  Mickey Charles Mantle Jr.   had played minor league baseball
born on 4-12-1953
expired 12-20-2000 in Dallas, Texas   age 47   cause: skin cancer
syrupy music-maker  Annunzio Paolo Mantovani
born on 11-5-1905 in Venice, Italy
expired 3-29-1980 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England   age 74
noted Turkish Madam  Matilde Manukyan   ran 32 brothels
expired 2-16-2001 in Istanbul, Turkey   age 87   cause: heart failure; complications from injuries sustained in car bomb explosion
AKS: Matild
yv producer  Martin Ellyot Manulis   was the producer of Playhouse 90 & executive producer of The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
born on 5-30-1915 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 9-28-2007 in Los Angeles, California   age 92
Washington Senators Hall-of-Fame player  Heinie Manush
born on 7-20-1901 in Tuscumbia, Alabama
expired 5-12-1971 in Sarasota, Florida   age 69   cause: cancer
Johns-Manville asbestos fortune heir  Thomas Franklyn "Tommy" Manville Jr.   married 11 women 13 times
born on 4-9-1894
expired 10-8-1967 in Chappaqua, New York   age 73
character actor  Ralph Manza   played Jay Drury, Banacek's chauffeur
born on 12-1-1921 in San Francisco, California
expired 1-31-2000 in Encinitas, California   age 78   cause: complications from heart attack
dictator of the People's Republic of China  Mao Tse-Tung   spent most of World War II running from Chinese Nationalist forces; led Communist forces in the Chinese Civil War following WWII; poured cannon fodder into the Korean War; made the Great Leap Forward in an ass-backward way, leading to mass starvation; really screwed the country with his Cultural Revolution; married to the shrewish, scheming and manipulative Jiang Qing; made life miserable for just about every country around China
born on 12-26-1893 in Shaoshan, Hunan Province, China
expired 9-9-1976 in Beijing, China   age 82   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
photographer  Robert Mapplethorpe   produced pornography in the name of "art"
born on 11-4-1946 in New York, New York
expired 3-9-1989 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 42   cause: AIDS
 Ratu Sir Kapaiwai Tuimacilai Mara   first prime minister of Fiji (1966-87)
born on 5-6-1920 in Vanuabalavu, Lau Archipeligo, Fiji
expired 4-18-2004 in Suva, Fiji   age 83   cause: complications from stroke
legal bookie  Timothy James Mara   owner/founded New York Giants football team (1925-59)
born on 7-29-1887 in New York, New York
expired 2-16-1959 in New York, New York   age 71
NY Giants co-owner  Wellington Timothy Mara
born on 8-14-1916 in New York, New York
expired 10-25-2005 in Rye, New York   age 89   cause: cancer of the lymph nodes
Apartheid proponent  Jaap Marais   co-founded the South African Herstigte Nasionale Party (1969)
born on 11-2-1922
expired 8-8-2000 in Johannesburg, South Africa   age 77
pioneering audiophile  Saul Bernard Marantz   founded the electronics company that bears his name
born on 7-7-1911 in New York, New York
expired 1-16-1997 in Somerville, New Jersey   age 85
AKS: DOB fm www.audiohistory.com/files/documents/marantzhistory.pdf
basketball player  Peter Press Maravich
¤nickname: "Pistol Pete
born on 6-28-1948 in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
expired 1-5-1988 in Pasadena, California   age 39
1930's tennis star  Alice Marble
born on 9-28-1913 in Plumas City, California
expired 12-13-1990 in Palm Springs, California   age 77
famous mime  Marcel Marceau   spawned legions of talentless but annoying imitators
¤born: Marcel Mangel 
born on 3-22-1923 in Strasbourg, France
expired 9-22-2007 in Cahors, France   age 84
   Contest Selectors
2005SLIM, SPIT8.7%
2006SPIT3.3%
2007AUDC, SPIT6.5%
   Scored 5.3500 points

actor  Fredric March   Academy award-winning actor for roles in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932) and The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
¤born: Frederick McIntyre Bickel 
born on 8-31-1897 in Racine, Wisconsin
expired 4-14-1975 in Los Angeles, California   age 77   cause: cancer
tv emcee  Hal March   hosted several game shows including The $64,000 Question
¤born: Harold Mendelson 
born on 4-22-1920 in San Francisco, California
expired 1-19-1970 in Los Angeles, California   age 49
actress  Nancy Marchand   played Marty's girlfriend Clara in tv production (1953), Mrs. Margaret Pinchon on Lou Grant tv series (won four Emmies for role) and family matriarch Livia Soprano on HBO cable series
born on 6-19-1928 in Buffalo, New York
expired 6-18-2000 in Stratford, Connecticut   age 71   cause: lung cancer; emphysema
   Contest Selectors
2000 TEX14%
   Scored 7.9000 solo points

former National Brewing Co. master brewer  Peter J. Marcher Jr.   came up with the formulation for Colt 45 Malt Liquor
born on 2-10-1918 in Fort Wayne, Indiana
expired 2-2-2011 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania   age 92   cause: pneumonia
This books tells it all! pioneering movie felatrix  Linda Boreman Marchiano   star of 1972 Watergate thriller Deep Throat; taught Monica everything she knows; did April 1973 & February 1975 Playboy pictorials
¤aka: Linda Lovelace
born: Linda Susan Boreman 
born on 1-10-1949 in New York, New York
expired 4-22-2002 in Denver, Colorado   age 53   cause: disconnected from life support; suffered brain death from injuries sustained in 4/3 car crash
 Italo Marchiony   claimed to have invented the ice cream cone in 1896
expired 7-27-1954 in Cliffside Park, New Jersey   age 86
heavyweight boxing champion (1952-56)  Rocky Marciano
¤born: Rocco Francis Marchegiano 
born on 9-1-1923 in Brockton, Massachusetts
expired 8-31-1969 in Des Moines, Iowa   age 45   cause: airplane crash
obscure character actor  Paul Marco   a Hollywood High School graduate; played Patrolman Kelton in Bride of the Monster (1955), Night of the Ghouls (1959) & Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959); also worked as a property master at Paramount; was founder & president of his own fan club
¤born: Angelo Inzalaco 
born on 6-10-1927 in Los Angeles, California
expired 5-14-2006 in Hollywood, California   age 78
1909 Nobel physics laureate  Guglielmo Marconi   invented spark-gap wireless telegraphy (1895)
born on 4-25-1874 in Bologna, Italy
expired 7-20-1937 in Rome, Italy   age 63
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in August 1987 former Philippine dictator  Ferdinand Edralin Marcos Sr.
born on 9-11-1917 in Sarrat, Philippines
expired 9-28-1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 72
   Contest Selectors
1979 HFS, HP15.4%
1980 DW6.3%

actress  Beatrice Marcus   second person to do Life Call (now Response) commericals ("I've fallen and I can't get up")
born on 6-24-1912
expired 9-17-2000 in Portland, Oregon   age 88
Department store heir  Edward S. Marcus   son of Herbert; brother of Stanley & Lawrence
born on 10-13-1909 in Dallas, Texas
expired 4-4-1977 in Dallas, Texas   age 67
retailer  Harold Stanley Marcus   chairman of Neiman-Marcus (1977-2002); son of co-founder
born on 4-20-1905 in Dallas, Texas
expired 1-22-2002 in Dallas, Texas   age 96   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
2000 TEX14%
2001 TEX12½%
2002 TMTX9.1%
   Scored 5.4000 solo points

retailer  Herbert Marcus Sr.   co-founder and president of Neiman-Marcus Co.
expired 12-11-1950 in Dallas, Texas   age 72
rabid Marxist  Herbert Marcuse
born on 7-19-1898 in Berlin, Germany
expired 7-29-1979 in Starnberg, Germany   age 81   cause: stroke
Muscle Beach bodybuilder, gym owner & weight machine inventor  Walter Marcyan   developed the "Marcyan Machine" (1960s)
born on 8-21-1913 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 9-6-2007 in Escondido, California   age 94
former head of Justice Department's Internal Security Division (1970-72)  Robert Charles Mardian   blabbed confidential information about Daniel Ellsberg & Thomas Eagleton during 1973 Watergate hearings
born on 10-23-1923 in Pasadena, California
expired 7-17-2006 in San Clemente, California   age 82   cause: lung cancer
pro wrassler  Joseph "Joey" Marella   the son of "Gorilla Monsoon"
expired 7-4-1994 in Burlington, New Jersey   age 30   cause: car accident; fell asleep at wheel
former pro wrassler  Robert Marella
¤aka: "Gorilla Monsoon
born on 6-4-1937 in Rochester, New York
expired 10-5-1999 in Willingboro, New Jersey   age 62   cause: kidney failure, heart ailments, diabetes
 Princess Margaret Rose   sister of Queen Elizabeth II
born on 8-21-1930 in Glamis, Scotland
expired 2-9-2002 in London, England   age 71   cause: heart problems following a stroke
   Contest Selectors
2000 TEX14%
2001 BOD, DTM25%
2002 BOD, DTM, JL, TMTX36.4%
   Scored 5.7125 points

actress  Janet Margolin
born on 7-25-1943 in New York, New York
expired 12-18-1993   age 50
producer  Stan Margulies   produced Those Magnificent Men and Their Flying Machines (1965); co-produced Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), Roots (1977) & The Thorn Birds (1983)
born on 12-14-1920 in New York, New York
expired 2-27-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 80   cause: throat cancer
former Italian  Queen Maria-José of Savoy   widow of Umberto II
born on 8-4-1906 in Belgium
expired 1-27-2001 in Geneva, Switzerland   age 94
movie director  Edwin L. Marin   directed A Christmas Carol (1938)
born on 2-21-1899 in Jersey City, New Jersey
expired 5-2-1951 in Los Angeles, California   age 52
pathologist  David Marine   discovered iodine treatment for non-inflatable goiters
born on 9-20-1880
expired 11-26-1976 in Lewes, Delaware   age 96
World War II soviet submarine commander  Alexander Ivanovich Marinesko   as captain of the S-13 caused two of the greatest maritime disasters in history when he torpedoed the Wilhelm Gustloff (1-31-1945 with a loss of 9,600+ lives) & the General von Steuben (2-10-1945 with a loss of 4,500+ lives)
born on 1-15-1913 in Ukraine, Russia
expired 11-25-1963   age 50   cause: cancer
media baron  Roberto Marinho   owner of Brazil's Organizaces Globo newspaper/radio//tv conglomerate
born on 12-3-1904 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
expired 8-6-2003 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   age 98
chemist  Jacob Akiba Marinsky   with Glendenin & Coryell discovered element 61 — Promethium (1944)
born on 4-11-1918 in Buffalo, New York
expired 9-1-2005 in Buffalo, New York   age 87   cause: multiple myeloma
AKS: Marinski
movie screen writer  Frances Marion   won two Academy awards (for The Big House (1930) and The Champ (1931)); also wrote Camille, Anna Christie, Dinner at Eight, Stella Dallas and Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
born on 11-18-1888 in San Francisco, California
expired 5-12-1973 in Los Angeles, California   age 86
N.Y. Yankees slugger  Roger Eugene Maris   held baseball single-season home run record from 1961 to 1998
born on 9-10-1934 in Hibbing, Minnesota
expired 12-14-1985 in Houston, Texas   age 51
polymer chemist  Herman Francis Mark
born on 5-3-1895 in Vienna, Austria
expired 4-6-1992 in Austin, Texas   age 96
talent agent  James Mark
born on 7-10-1908
expired 1-17-1992   age 83
newspaper man  Lester Markel   edited the Sunday New York Times for 41 years (1923-64)
born on 1-9-1894 in New York, New York
expired 10-23-1977 in New York, New York   age 83   cause: cancer
Syntex cofounder  Russell E. Marker   pioneered the use of progesterone in contraceptives
born on 3-12-1902
expired 3-3-1995   age 92
 Russell Markert   founded & choreographed the Radio City Music Hall's Rockettes (1925-64)
born on 8-8-1899 in Jersey City, New Jersey
expired 12-1-1990 in Waterbury, Connecticut   age 91
conductor  Igor Markevitch
born on 7-27-1912 in Kiev, Ukraine, Russia
expired 3-9-1983 in Antibes, France   age 70
actress  Enid Markey   in 1918 was first to portray Jane in the movies (opposite Elmo Lincoln's Tarzan)
¤Mrs. George W. Cobb 
born on 2-22-1890 in Dillon, Colorado
expired 11-15-1981 in Bay Shore, New York   age 91   cause: heart attack
 Dewey M. "Pigmeat" Markham   originated the phrase "order in the court 'cuz here come da judge"
born on 4-18-1904 in Durham, North Carolina
expired 12-13-1981 in New York, New York   age 77   cause: stroke
Checker Cab Co. founder (1922) & president  Morris Markin
born on 7-15-1892
expired 7-7-1970 in Kalamazoo, Michigan   age 77   cause: heart attack
tv writer, director & producer  Fletcher Markle
born on 3-27-1921 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
expired 5-22-1991   age 70
exiled dissident  Georgi Ivanov Markov   target of successful Bulgarian State Security assassination plot — a ricin-laced pellet was shot into his leg from the tip of an umbrella
born on 3-1-1929 in Sofia, Bulgaria
expired 9-11-1978 in London, England   age 49   cause: poisoned
ballerina Dame  Alicia Markova
¤born: Lillian Alicia Marks 
born on 12-1-1910 in London, England
expired 12-2-2004 in Bath, Somerset, England   age 94
ex-Miss America honcho  Albert A. Marks Jr.
born on 12-19-1912
expired 9-24-1989   age 76
Tin Pan Alley composer  Gerald Marks   co-wrote All of Me (1931); epitaph on his urn reads "All of Me"
born on 10-13-1900 in Saginaw, Michigan
expired 1-27-1997 in New York, New York   age 96
character actor  Guy Marks   had 1960s novelty hit Loving You Has Made Me Bananas
¤born: Mario Scarpa 
born on 10-31-1923 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 11-15-1987 in Brigantine, New Jersey   age 64
songwriter & lyricist  John David "Johnny" Marks   wrote Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer
born on 11-10-1909 in Mount Vernon, New York
expired 9-3-1985 in New York, New York   age 75
World War II code designer  Leopold Samuel Marks
born on 9-24-1920 in London, England
expired 1-15-2001   age 80
inventor  Peter Markus   inventor-of-record of the inflatable life vest (1928)
born on --1885 in Minnesota
expired ??-??-1973   age 88
Tulsa World editorial cartoonist  Doug Marlette   won Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning (1988); wrote/drew the Kudzu comic strip (1981-2007)
born on 12-6-1949 in Greensboro, North Carolina
expired 7-10-2007 in Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi   age 57   cause: car crash
reggae star  Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley   leader of The Wailers; Rastafarian who smoked way too much ganja
born on 2-6-1945 in Rhoden Hall, Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica
expired 5-11-1981 in Miami, Florida   age 36   cause: brain cancer
   Contest Selectors
1979 MM7.7%

actor  Hugh Marlowe   played Tom Stevens in Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) & Dr. Russel A. Marvin in Earth vs. the Flying Saucers
¤born: Hugh Herbert Hipple 
born on 1-30-1911 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 5-2-1982 in New York, New York   age 71   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
1979 RR7.7%

harpsichord virtuoso  Sylvia Marlowe
¤born: Sylvia Sapira
Mrs. Leonid Berman 
born on 9-26-1908 in New York, New York
expired 12-10-1981 in New York, New York   age 73   cause: emphysema
early Bebop pianist  Michael "Dodo" Marmarosa
born on 12-12-1925 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 9-17-2002 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania   age 76   cause: heart attack
actor/director  Christian Marquand   played Antoine in And God Created Woman (1956); directed Candy (1968)
born on 3-15-1927 in Marseilles, France
expired 11-22-2000 in Paris, France   age 73
movie director  Richard Marquand   directed Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (1983) and Jagged Edge (1985)
born on 9-22-1938 in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
expired 9-4-1987 in London, England   age 48
Hall-of-Fame pitcher  Richard "Rube" Marquard   had 19 consecutive victories for the N.Y. Giants (1912)
born on 10-9-1889 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 6-1-1980 in Baltimore, Maryland   age 90   cause: cancer
"Necessary Evil" B-29 pilot  George William Marquardt   flew plane that photographed Hiroshima bombing
born on 7-14-1919 in Princeton, Kentucky
expired 8-15-2003 in Murray, Utah   age 84   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
father (Pere) & missionary  Jacques Marquette   first European man (along with Louis Jolliet) to travel down the Mississippi River (1672); founded several missions in the western Great Lakes region; cities and universities are named after him; the Pere Marquette historical site is at St. Ignace, Michigan
born on 6-1-1637 in Laon, L'Aisne, France
expired 5-18-1675 in Buttersville, Michigan   age 37
death row inmate  Mario Marquez
born on 8-22-1958
expired 1-17-1995   age 36
founder and early editor of Who's Who in America  Albert Nelson Marquis
born on 1-12-1854 in Brown County, Ohio
expired 12-21-1943 in Evanston, Illinois   age 89
former pro golfer and tv commentator  David F. "Dave" Marr
born on 12-27-1933 in Houston, Texas
expired 10-5-1997 in Houston, Texas   age 63   cause: cancer
actress  Sally Marr   Lenny Bruce's mom
¤born: Sadie Kitchenberg
aka: "Sally Marsalle," "Boots Malloy" 
born on 12-30-1906 in Jamaica, New York
expired 12-14-1997 in Los Angeles, California   age 90   cause: heart failure
AKS: Kitchenburg
 Alice Sheets Marriott   widow of J. Willard Sr.
born on 10-19-1907 in Salt Lake City, Utah
expired 4-17-2000 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 92
hotel chain founder  John Willard Marriott Sr.
born on 9-17-1900 in Marriott, Utah
expired 8-13-1985 in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire   age 84
rock musician  Stephen Peter "Steve" Marriott
born on 1-30-1947 in London, England
expired 4-20-1991   age 44
irascible candy magnate  Forest Edward Mars Sr.   invented M&Ms (named for a co-venture with Hershey Chocolate's president William F.R. Murrie --- Mars & Murrie); invented Uncle Ben's Rice
born on 3-21-1904
expired 7-1-1999 in Miami, Florida   age 95
Producers "playwright"  Kenneth Mars   was Franz Liebkind, author of the play-within-the-movie Springtime for Hitler (1968; in The Producers); also played Colyus on the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Shadowplay" (1994)
born on 4-4-1935 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 2-12-2011 in Granada Hills, California   age 75   cause: pancreatic cancer
mathematician  Henri Paul Marsac
born on 7-8-1904 in Nancy, France
expired 8-13-2008 in Paris, Île-de-France, France   age 104
family patriarch  Ellis L. Marsalis Sr.
born on 4-16-1907 in Summit, Mississippi
expired 9-19-2004 in New Orleans, Louisiana   age 97
economic theorist  Jacob Marschak   helped develop the field of econometrics
born on 7-23-1898
expired 7-27-1977 in Los Angeles, California   age 79
astronomer & comet tracker  Brian Geoffrey Marsden   was the Director of the Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams (1968-2000) and the Minor Planet Center (1978-2006)
born on 8-5-1937 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
expired 11-18-2010 in Burlington, Massachusetts   age 73   cause: bone marrow disease
actress  Joan Marsh
¤born: Nancy Ann Rosher 
born on 7-10-1913 in Porterville, California
expired 8-10-2000 in Ojai, California   age 87
silent screen actress  Mae Marsh   played Flora in Birth of a Nation
born on 11-19-1895 in Madrid, New Mexico
expired 2-13-1968 in Hermosa Beach, California   age 72
The Defenders actor  Everett Gunnar Marshall
born on 6-18-1910 in Owatonna, Minnesota
expired 8-24-1998 in Bedford, New York   age 88
Anna Nicole arch-nemesis  Everett Pierce Marshall   his battle with the floozie is over; the estate's battle with her estate drags on, and on, and on, ...
born on 1-12-1939 in Dallas, Texas
expired 6-20-2006   age 67   cause: infection
U.S. Army World War II chief of staff  George Catlett Marshall   won the 1953 Nobel Peace prize for The Marshall Plan
born on 12-31-1880 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania
expired 10-16-1959 in Bethesda, Maryland   age 78
prolific film director  George E. Marshall   made over 400 films between 1913 and 1975, including you Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939)
born on 12-29-1891 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 2-17-1975 in Los Angeles, California   age 84   cause: pneumonia
movie actor  Herbert Marshall
born on 5-23-1890 in London, England
expired 1-22-1966 in Beverly Hills, California   age 75
drumer/drum teacher  James Charles "Jim" Marshall   inventor of the ubiquitous rock & roll amplifier
born on 7-29-1923 in Acton, West London, England
expired 4-5-2012 in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England   age 88
doddering sugar daddy  James Howard Marshall II   subject of much pre & post-mortum litigation
¤aka: Mr. Anna Nicole Smith 
born on 1-24-1905 in Germantown, Pennsylvania
expired 8-6-1995   age 90
industrialist  Laurence K. Marshall   Raytheon co-founder (with Vannevar Bush & C.G. Smith)
born on 5-18-1889 in Medford, Massachusetts
expired 11-5-1980 in Cambridge, Massachusetts   age 91
Titanic survivor  Robertha Josephine "Bertha" Marshall
¤née: Watt 
born on 9-11-1899 in Aberdeen, Scotland
expired 3-4-1993 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada   age 93
Wilson vice president (1913-21)  Thomas Riley Marshall   famous for quote "What this country needs is a good five-cent cigar."
born on 3-14-1854 in North Manchester, Indiana
expired 6-1-1925 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 71
retired Supreme Court Associate Justice (1967-91)  Thurgood Marshall
born on 7-2-1908 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 1-24-1993 in Bethesda, Maryland   age 84
   Contest Selectors
1980 DH, JH12.5%

three-decade stage actor  Tully Marshall   started doing movies in 1915, wound up doing over 100
¤real name: William Phillips 
born on 4-13-1864 in Nevada City, California
expired 3-10-1943 in Encino, California   age 78
imposing actor  William Marshall   portrayed Blackula on the big screen (1972) & Dr. Richard Daystrom on the small screen (1966; original Star Trek tv series episode The Ultimate Computer)
born on 8-19-1924 in Gary, Indiana
expired 6-11-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 78   cause: heart attack; Alzheimer's disease
actress  Zena Moyra Marshall   played Miss Taro in Dr. No (1962) & Countess Sophia Ponticelli in Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines (1965)
born on 1-1-1926 in Nairobi, Kenya
expired 7-10-2009 in London, England   age 83   cause: cancer
AKS: Xena
former Cleveland attorney  Homer H. Marshman   founded Cleveland Rams (1937; named after Jim CrowleyFordham team); sold team in 1941
born on 8-3-1898 in Ohio
expired 11-15-1989 in Palm Beach, Florida   age 91
former Pasadena (CA) orthodontist  James Carlyle Marsters   co-developer of the deaf teletype (TTY) service (1964)
born on 4-5-1924 in Norwich, New York
expired 7-28-2009 in Oakland, California   age 85
"Hole-in-the-Wall" bandit  Joe Marsters   last known survivor of Butch Cassidy's gang
born on 12-31-1894
expired 5-15-1978 in Doyle, California   age 83
B.S. "psychologist"  William Moulton Marston   invented one of the greatest frauds of the 20th century, the "lie detector", in 1915; created Wonder Woman comic character (first drawn by Harry G. Peter)
born on 3-9-1893 in Cliftondale, Massachusetts
expired 5-2-1947 in Rye, New York   age 54
Cuban Revolutionary Party founder (1892)  Jose Julian Marti y Perez
born on 1-28-1853 in Havana, Cuba
expired 5-19-1895 in Dos Rios, Cuba   age 42   cause: battle wounds
next-to-last Civil War veteran widow  Alberta Stewart Martin   her second husband was a private in the Confederate Army; married him 12-10-1927 when she was a 21 year old widow & he was an 81 year old coot (but he still managed to knock her up); after his death she married his grandson Charlie
born on 12-4-1906 in Danley's Crossroads, Alabama
expired 5-31-2004 in Enterprise, Alabama   age 97   cause: complications from heart attack
   Contest Selectors
2002JAC, JL18.2%
2003COCO, JL, KLS, PCD22.2%
2004KLS, PCD11.1%
   Scored 4.0500 points

baseball manager  Alfred Manuel "Billy" Martin
born on 5-16-1928 in Berkeley, California
expired 12-25-1989   age 61   cause: vehicle crash
   Contest Selectors
1979 JH7.7%

1952 Nobel chemistry laureate Dr.  Archer John Porter Martin   co-developed partition chromatography
born on 3-1-1910 in London, England
expired 7-28-2002 in Llangarron, Herefordshire, England   age 92   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
to May 1964 Playmate of Monthto March 1964 Playmate of Month Playboy April 1964 Playmate of Month  Ashlyn Martin   her first first magazine was in a July 1963 Bunnies of Chicago pictorial
¤real name: Laura Lynn Hale 
born on 3-20-1946 in London, England
expired 1-1-1989+   age 42   cause: suicide
former NYC cop  Barney Martin   became a character actor; played Herman Göring in The Producers (1968); was the third actor to play Morty Seinfeld on the Seinfeld tv sitcom
born on 3-3-1923 in New York, New York
expired 3-21-2005 in Los Angeles, California   age 82   cause: cancer
transplant recipient  Cynthia R. "Cindy" Martin
born on 10-4-1963
expired 3-26-1990   age 26
former Matt Helm actor & celebrity lush  Dean Martin Sr.   once partnered with Jerry Lewis in 1940s & 50s comedy act
¤born: Dino Paul Crocetti 
born on 6-17-1917 in Steubenville, Ohio
expired 12-25-1995 in Beverly Hills, California   age 78
   Contest Selectors
1979 HFS7.7%
1980 VA6.3%

 Dean Paul Martin Jr.   in rock band Dino, Desi & Billy
born on 11-17-1951 in Santa Monica, California
expired 3-21-1987 in Mount San Gorgonio, California   age 35   cause: plane crash
former MAD Magazine cartoonist (1956-87)  Don E. Martin
born on 5-18-1931 in Passaic, New Jersey
expired 1-6-2000 in Miami, Florida   age 68   cause: cancer
journalist/author  Faith Trumbull McNulty Martin   wrote The Burning Bed (1980)
¤née: Corrigan 
born on 11-28-1918 in New York, New York
expired 4-10-2005 in Wakefield, Rhode Island   age 86   cause: complications from stroke
aviation pioneer  Glenn Luther Martin   founded company that is now part of Martin-Marietta
born on 1-17-1886 in Macksburg, Iowa
expired 12-4-1955 in Baltimore, Maryland   age 69
former Dallas Cowboy  Harvey O. Martin   Super Bowl XII co-MVP
born on 11-16-1950 in Dallas, Texas
expired 12-24-2001 in Grapevine, Texas   age 51   cause: pancreatic cancer
songwriter  Hugh Martin   wrote Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas & The Trolley Song; with Ralph Blaine wrote music for Meet Me in St. Louis
born on 8-11-1914 in Birmingham, Alabama
expired 3-11-2011 in Encinitas, California   age 96
bluegrass singer/guitarist  James Henry "Jimmy" Martin
born on 8-10-1927 in Sneedville, Tennessee
expired 5-14-2005 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 77   cause: congestive heart failure; bladder cancer
   Contest Selectors
2005RAVN4.3%
   Scored 7.3000 solo points

legendary 1950s rockabilly singer  Janis Darlene Martin
¤Mrs. Wayne Whitt 
born on 3-27-1940 in Sutherlin, Virginia
expired 9-3-2007 in Durham, North Carolina   age 67   cause: cancer
baseball player  John Leonard Roosevelt "Pepper" Martin   played outfield and third base with the St. Louis Cardinals "Gashouse Gang" (1928-44)
born on 2-29-1904 in Temple, Oklahoma
expired 3-5-1965 in McAlester, Oklahoma   age 61
very tall person  Joseph Lockard "Lock" Martin Jr.   stood 7'7"; was the doorman at Grauman's Chinese Theater when "discovered"; played the role of the robot Gort in The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
born on 10-12-1916 in Pennsylvania
expired 1-19-1959 in Los Angeles, California   age 42
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in October 1983 with rest of the `Hill Street Blues' cast/crew actor  Kiel Martin
born on 7-26-1945 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 12-28-1990 in Rancho Mirage, California   age 45
country singer  Lecil Travis Martin
¤aka: "Boxcar Willie
born on 9-1-1931 in Sterrett, Texas
expired 4-12-1999 in Branson, Missouri   age 67   cause: leukemia
Dr.  Louis Martin   co-discoverer of diphtheria serum
expired 6-13-1956 in Paris, France   age 82
actress  Mary Martin   mother of Larry Hagman; played Maria von Trapp in Broadway production of The Sound of Music (1959)
born on 12-1-1913 in Weatherford, Texas
expired 11-3-1990 in Rancho Mirage, California   age 76
   Contest Selectors
1980 BD6.3%

tv producer  Quinn Martin   created The Fugitive tv series (1963-67), Barnaby Jones & Cannon
¤born: Martin Cohn 
born on 5-22-1922 in New York, New York
expired 8-6-1987 in Rancho Santa Fe, California   age 65
tv actor  Ross Martin   played Artemis Gordon on Wild, Wild West tv series
¤born: Martin Rosenblatt 
born on 3-22-1920 in Grodek, Poland
expired 7-3-1981 in Ramona, California   age 61   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
1980 HP6.3%

character actor  Strother Martin Jr.   played the prison warden in Cool Hand Luke (1967); "What we have here is a failure to communicate."
born on 3-26-1919 in Kokomo, Indiana
expired 8-1-1980 in Thousand Oaks, California   age 61   cause: heart attack
Dan, Dick & the (flying) Fickle Finger of Fate awardinterviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in October 1969 Laugh-In comedian (1968-73)  Thomas Richard "Dick" Martin Sr.   half of Rowan and Martin comedy team; lost a lung to tuberculosis as a teen; had been married to Dolly Read
born on 1-30-1922 in Battle Creek, Michigan
expired 5-24-2008 in Santa Monica, California   age 86   cause: respiratory failure
   Contest Selectors
2005TMD4.3%
20064GUE3.3%
20074GUE3.2%
2008DGW, 4GUE6.3%
   Scored 5.1500 points

Baptist minister  Warren Homer Martin   lead 1937 sit-down strikes as first president of the UAW
expired 1-22-1968 in Los Angeles, California   age 66
Confederate rebel  William Jasper Martin   a private in Company K, 4th Alabama Infantry Regiment; at 81 fathered a son by a 21 year old
born on --1845
expired 7-8-1931   age 86
former Federal Reserve chairman (1951-70)  William McChesney Martin
born on 12-17-1906 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 7-27-1998 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 91
Texas death row inmate  Alexander Rey Martinez
¤number 999438 
born on 6-16-1976
expired 6-7-2005 in Huntsville, Texas   age 28   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2005ADWC, BOD, DTM, PCD, QKU, RIE26.1%
   Scored 9.7781 points

former UC Berkeley student  Andrew Martinez   walked around campus naked until Berkeley banned nudity; not to be confused with the "naked fat guy" on Survivor; at time of death was in jail on felony battery & assault with a deadly weapon charges
¤aka: "the naked guy" 
born on 11-15-1972
expired 5-17-2006 in San Jose, California   age 33   cause: suicide; plastic bag over head
acting Nicaraguan president (10/1923-1/1/1925)  Bartolomé Martínez
born on --1860
expired ??-??-1936   age 76
purported supergeezer  Benito Martinez Abrogan   purported to have been oldest person in Cuba (emigrated in 1910)
born on 6-19-1880 in Cavaellon, Haiti
expired 10-11-2006 in Ciego de Avila, Cuba   age 126
Texas death row inmate  David Martinez
¤#999173 
born on 5-9-1972
expired 2-4-2009 in Huntsville, Texas   age 36   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2009ADWC, DFFC, DTM, RAVN, SBAP16.7%
   Scored 9.0563 points

Texas death row inmate  James Edward Martinez
¤#999111 
born on 6-9-1974
expired 3-10-2009 in Huntsville, Texas   age 34   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2009ADWC, DFFC, DTM, RAVN, SBAP16.7%
   Scored 9.2563 points

character actor  Jose A. "Tony" Martinez   played ranch hand Pepino García on the Real McCoys tv series (1957-63); did 2,245 performances as Sancho Panza in various productions of Man of La Mancha; directed The Brick Doll House exploitation flick (1967)
born on 1-27-1920 in Puerto Rico
expired 9-16-2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 82
Texas death row inmate  Virgil Euristi Martinez
¤#999265 
born on 12-12-1967
expired 1-28-2009 in Huntsville, Texas   age 41   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2009ADWC, DFFC, DTM, JCM, PCD, RAVN, SBAP23.3%
   Scored 8.4391 points

singer  Al Martino   played Johnny Fontane in The Godfather Parts I & III (1972/1990)
¤born: "Jasper Cini" «or» "Alfred Cini" 
born on 10-7-1927 in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 10-13-2009 in Springfield, Delaware County, Pennsylvania   age 82
orchestra conductor  Jean Martinon
born on 1-10-1910 in Lyon, France
expired 3-1-1976 in Paris, France   age 66
1974 Nobel literature co-laureate  Harry Edmund Martinson
born on 5-6-1904 in Jämshög, Blekinge, Sweden
expired 2-11-1978 in Stockholm, Stockholms läns, Sweden   age 73   cause: complications from suicide attempt; botched seppuku (self-disembowelment)
Czech composer  Bohuslav Martinu
born on 12-8-1890 in Policka, Bohemia
expired 8-28-1959 in Liestal, Switzerland   age 68
Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta
Lúcia, Francisco & Jacinta (photographed July 13, 1917)
child shepherd  Francisco Marto   with sibling Jacinta & cousin Lúcia witnessed the 1917 "Fátima miracle"
born on 6-11-1908 in Aljustrel, Fatima Parish, Portugal
expired 4-4-1919 in Aljustrel, Fatima Parish, Portugal   age 10   cause: bronchial pneumonia; Spanish Influenza
AKS: Fatima Martos Francois François
Fátima witness  Jacinta Marto   witnessed the "miracle" with brother & cousin
born on 3-11-1910 in Aljustrel, Fatima Parish, Portugal
expired 2-20-1920 in Lisbon, Portugal   age 9   cause: pleurisy; pneumonia; Spanish Influenza
AKS: FatimaJacinto Jacinthe Martos
director  Andrew Marton   co-directed King Solomon's Mines (1950)
¤born: Endre Márton 
born on 1-26-1904 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary
expired 1-7-1992 in Santa Monica, California   age 87
animal wrangler  Robert "Bob" Martwick   discovered Morris the Cat & helped discover Spuds MacKenzie
expired 8-26-2001 in Lombard, Illinois   age 75   cause: pulmonary fibrosis
communist troublemaker  Andre Marty   insigated 1919 French sailor mutiny in Black Sea; served as military advisor to Russia during Russo-Finnish War
expired 11-23-1956 in Toulouse, France   age 70
Columbian terrorist/guerrilla leader  Manuel Marulanda Vélez   headed the "Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia" (Farc)
¤real name: Pedro Antonio Marín
aka: "Tirofijo" 
born on 5-12-1928 in Quindio, West-Central Columbia
expired 3-26-2008 in Columbia   age 79   cause: heart failure
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in January 1969 actor  Lee Marvin   got stung by the first "palimony" lawsuit when his live-in girlfriend got dumped — you play, you pay
born on 2-19-1924 in New York, New York
expired 8-29-1987 in Tucson, Arizona   age 63   cause: heart attack
 Michelle Triola Marvin   former live-in lover of Lee Marvin who sued for $1,800,000 in "palimony", was awarded $104,000 but lost that on appeal; since 1977 was "involved" with Dick Van Dyke (they had a contract)
born on 11-13-1933 in Los Angeles, California
expired 10-30-2009 in Malibu, California   age 75   cause: lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
2009JCM3.3%
   Scored 7.5000 solo points

"silent" brother  Adolph "Harpo" Marx   played the harp and piano; did wonderful pantomines
born on 11-23-1888 in New York, New York
expired 9-28-1964 in Hollywood, California   age 75
author, tv & movie writer  Arthur Julius Marx   was the son of Groucho
born on 7-21-1921 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 4-14-2011 in Los Angeles, California   age 89
 Herbert "Zeppo" Marx   the "who cares" member of the team; one-time husband of Barbara Blakey
born on 2-25-1901 in New York, New York
expired 12-13-1979 in Palm Springs, California   age 78
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO, MS15.4%
   Scored 3 points

interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in March 1974 master of the insult  Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx   starred in numerous film comedies: as Captain Geoffrey T. Spaulding in Cocoanuts ("Hooray"), Fredonia leader Rufus T. Firefly in Duck Soup and A Day at the Races; also starred on a popular radio and tv quiz show You Bet Your Life; given nickname by Art Fisher
born on 10-2-1890 in New York, New York
expired 8-19-1977 in Los Angeles, California   age 86
cause of much worldwide misery  Karl Heinrich Marx   wrote The Communist Manifesto (1848)
born on 5-5-1818 in Trier, Prussia
expired 3-14-1883 in London, England   age 64
 Leonard "Chico" Marx   usually played the trouble instigator
born on 3-21-1887 in New York, New York
expired 10-11-1961 in Hollywood, California   age 74
"forgotten" Marx brother  Milton "Gummo" Marx   original comedy team member who became business manager and agent in Hollywood
born on 10-23-1892 in New York, New York
expired 4-21-1977 in Palm Springs, California   age 84
lawyer  Robert S. Marx   founder and first commander of the Disabled American Veterans organization
expired 9-5-1960 in Charlevoix, Michigan   age 71
movie story editor  Samuel Marx
born on 1-26-1902 in New York, New York
expired 3-2-1992   age 90
1930s movie actress  Susan Fleming Marx   Harpo's widow
born on 2-19-1909 in New York, New York
expired 12-22-2002   age 93   cause: heart attack
to next English ruler: Elizabeth Ito previous English ruler: Lady Jane Grey English Queen (1553-1558)  Mary I   daughter of Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon; virulently anti-Protestant
¤aka: "Bloody Mary" 
born on 2-18-1516 in Greenwich, England
expired 11-17-1558 in London, England   age 42
to next English ruler: Anneto previous English ruler: James II joint English monarch (1689-1694)  Mary II   oldest daughter of James II; ruled with William III (1689-1694)
born on --1662
expired 12-28-1694   age 32   cause: smallpox
Scottish monarch  Mary Queen of Scots   assumed throne at age 6 (days); mother of James I; sentenced to execution by Elizabeth I
¤born: Mary Stuart 
born on 12-7-1542 in Linlithgow, Scotland
expired 2-8-1587 in Fotheringhay Castle, England   age 44   cause: beheaded
Japanese prime minister (1978-80)  Masayoshi Ohira
born on 3-12-1910 in Toyohama, Shikoku Island, Japan
expired 6-12-1980 in Tokyo, Japan   age 70   cause: heart attack
opera composer  Pietro Mascagni   wrote Cavalleria Rusticana
born on 12-7-1863 in Leghorn, Italy
expired 8-2-1945 in Rome, Italy   age 81
British poet laureate (1930-67)  John Masefield
born on 6-1-1878 in Ledbury, England
expired 5-12-1967 in Berkshire, England   age 88
auto firm founder  Ernesto Maserati   raced cars and designed luxury sports cars
born on --1898
expired 12-1-1975 in Bologna, Italy   age 77
 Ettore Maserati
born on --1894 in Voghera, Italy
expired 8-4-1990   age 96
Federico Fellini's widow  Giulietta Masina
¤born: Giulia Anna Masina 
born on 3-22-1921 in Bologna, Italy
expired 3-23-1994   age 73
pop-culture tv creator  Alfred Michael Masini   created Entertainment Tonight, Star Search, SOlid Gold & Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous
born on 1-3-1930 in Jersey City, New Jersey
expired 11-30-2010 in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii   age 80   cause: cancer
AIDS panelist  Belinda A. Mason
born on 7-2-1958
expired 9-9-1991 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 33
 G. Grant Mason Jr.   co-founder of Pan American Airways (1927)
born on 1-2-1904 in Mason City, Iowa
expired 10-16-1970 in New York, New York   age 66
actor  James Neville Mason   played Humbert Humbert in Lolita
born on 5-15-1909 in Huddersfield, England
expired 7-25-1984   age 75   cause: heart attack
teacher/composer  Lowell Mason   arranged traditional melody used in hymn Nearer, My God, To Thee (lyrics by Sarah Adams)
born on 1-8-1792 in Medfield, Massachusetts
expired 8-11-1872 in Orange, New Jersey   age 80
 Max Mason   University of Chicago president (1925-28); Rockefeller Foundation president (1929-36); Mount Palomar telescope observatory council chairman (1936-48); developed submarine detection devices in his spare time
born on 10-26-1877 in Madison, Wisconsin
expired 3-22-1961 in Claremont, California   age 83
author & actress  Pamela Helen Mason   former wife of James Mason
¤born: Pamela Ostrer 
born on 3-10-1918 in Westgate-on-Sea, England
expired 6-29-1996 in Beverly Hills, California   age 78
author  Richard Mason   wrote The World of Suzi Wong (1957)
born on 5-16-1919 in Hale, England
expired 10-13-1997 in Rome, Italy   age 78   cause: throat cancer
chiropracter  Thomas Robert "Tom" Mason   filled-in for Bela Lugosi (after his death) in Plan 9 From Outer Space (1958); also appeared in Night of the Ghouls (1959)
born on 4-29-1920 in Illinois
expired 12-1-1980 in Orange, California   age 60
character actress  Anna Raymond Massey   daughter of actor Raymond Massey
born on 8-11-1937 in Thakeham, West Sussex, England
expired 7-2-2011 in London, England   age 73
Canadian governor-general  Charles Vincent Massey   brother of actor Raymond
born on 2-20-1887 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 12-30-1967 in London, England   age 80
Petticoat Junction theme author  Curtis D. Massey
¤born: Dott Curtis Massey 
born on 5-3-1910 in Midland, Texas
expired 10-20-1991   age 81
actor  Daniel Massey   son of Raymond
born on 10-10-1933 in London, England
expired 3-25-1998 in London, England   age 64   cause: heart failure; Hodgkin's disease
very old U.S. geezer  Emma Lowery Massey   date of birth estimated by Social Security Admin.; she thought that her DOB might be 1/17/1879; because of lack of birth certificate Guinness Book people refused to certify her as current oldest person alive
born on 1-15-1881 in Louisiana
expired 6-14-1999 in Ralls, Texas   age 118
movie actress  Ilona Massey   played Baroness Elsa Frankenstein in Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)
¤born: Ilona Hajmássy 
born on 6-16-1912 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary
expired 8-20-1974 in Bethesda, Maryland   age 62   cause: cancer
Texas death row inmate  Jason Eric Massey
¤aka: number 999121 
born on 1-7-1973 in Hopkins County, Texas
expired 4-3-2001 in Huntsville, Texas   age 28   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2001 BOD, DTM, RR, TEX37½%
   Scored 10.0125 points

actor  Raymond Hart Massey   gave memorable performances as Abraham Lincoln in Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940), Jonathan Brewster (Cary Grant's homicidal brother) in Arsenic and Old Lace, John Cabal in Things to Come (1936) and abolitionist John Brown in Santa Fe Trail (1940; the film that featured Ronald Reagan as George Armstrong Custer)
born on 8-30-1896 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 7-29-1983   age 86
   Contest Selectors
1980 HP, RR12.5%

original Four Seasons bass vocalist  Nick Massi   sang on Big Girls Don't Cry, Rag Doll & Walk Like a Man hits
¤real name: Nicholas E. Macioci 
born on 9-19-1927 in Newark, New Jersey
expired 12-24-2000 in Newark, New Jersey   age 73   cause: cancer
former Daily Telegraph obituaries editor (1986-94)  Hugh Massingberd   edited Burke's Landed Gentry, Voumes II & III (1969 & 1972); was a cousin of Ralph Vaughn Williams
¤born: Hugh John Montgomery 
born on 12-30-1946 in Cookham Dean, Berkshire, England
expired 12-25-2007 in London, England   age 60   cause: cancer
Talaban opponent  Ahmed Shah Massoud
born on 1-9-1953 in Bazarak, Panjshir, Afghanistan
expired 9-10-2001 in Tajikistan   age 48   cause: assassinated; bomb blast
to next Pope: Leo XIIIto previous Pope: Gregory XVI Catholic Church leader (1846-1878)  Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti   elected 256th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church June 16, 1846
¤Pope Pius IX 
born on 5-13-1792 in Sinigaglia, Italy
expired 2-7-1878 in Rome, Italy   age 85
Olympic swimmer  Hendrika Wilhelmina "Rie" Mastenbroek   won four medals at the 1936 Berlin games (3 gold, 1 silver)
born on 2-26-1919 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands
expired 11-6-2003 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands   age 84   cause: heart failure
AKS: Wilhemina
Chicago lawyer  Edgar Lee Masters   wrote Spoon River Anthology (1915)
born on 8-23-1869 in Garnett, Kansas
expired 3-5-1950 in Melrose Park, Pennsylvania   age 80
interviewed again by `Playboy Magazine' in November 1979interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in May 1968 noted sex researcher Dr.  William Howell Masters   half of sex research team Masters and Johnson
born on 12-27-1915 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 2-16-2001 in Tucson, Arizona   age 85   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
lawman, gunfighter, gambler  William Barclay "Bat" Masterson   spent his last 20 years as a sports reporter for the New York Morning Telegraph; inspired tv show
¤born: Bartholemew Masterson 
born on 11-24-1853 in Henryville, Quebec, Canada
expired 10-25-1921 in New York, New York   age 67
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in July 1965 actor  Marcello Mastroianni
born on 9-28-1924 in Fontana Lira, France
expired 12-19-1996 in Paris, France   age 72   cause: pancreatic cancer
Mata Hari in `uniform' World War I double-agent spy  Mata Hari   in Malay "Mata Hari" means "Eye of the Day"
¤born: Margaretha Geertruida Zelle 
born on 8-7-1876 in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
expired 10-15-1917 in Vincennes, Frances   age 41   cause: executed; firing squad
actress & Princess  Norina Matchabelli   co-founder of perfume company (Prince Matchabelli)
expired 6-16-1957 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina   age 77
movie director  Rudolph Maté   directed When Worlds Collide (1951)
born on 1-21-1898 in Krakow, Austria-Hungary (now Poland)
expired 10-27-1964 in Hollywood, California   age 66   cause: heart attack
AKS: Mate
radio actor  John E. "Jack" Mather   starred in title role of The Cisco Kid from 1947 to 1959
born on 9-21-1907
expired 8-16-1966 in Wauconda, Illinois   age 58
Hall-of-Fame baseball player  Edwin Lee "Eddie" Mathews   with the Braves in Boston, Milwaukee & Atlanta (1952-66)
born on 10-13-1931 in Texarkana, Texas
expired 2-18-2001 in San Diego, California   age 69   cause: pneumonia; congestive heart failure
   Contest Selectors
2001 TEX12½%
   Scored 8.1000 solo points

former Lake Geneva, Wisconsin high school speech teacher-turned-actor  Kerwin Mathews   had memorable roles as Sinbad in The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958), Lemuel Gulliver in The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (1960) & Father Perreau in The Devil at 4 O'Clock (1961); survived by his partner of 46 years (Tom Nicoll)
born on 1-8-1926 in Seattle, Washington
expired 7-5-2007 in San Francisco, California   age 81
AKS: Curwin Kurwin Kerwyn Kurwyn Matthews
hall-of-fame pitcher  Christopher "Christy" Mathewson   played in early 1900s; won 37 games (1908)
born on 8-12-1880 in Factoryville, Pennsylvania
expired 10-7-1925 in Saranac Lake, New York   age 45   cause: tuberculosis
to 1949 award winnerto 1947 award winner Olympic decathalon star  Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias   won 1948 Sullivan Award; had been a California U.S. Representative (1967-75)
born on 11-17-1930 in Tulare, California
expired 9-2-2006 in Fresno, California   age 75   cause: throat cancer
fashion designer  Yves Henri Donat Mathieu-Saint-Laurent
born on 8-1-1936 in Oran, French Colonial Algeria
expired 6-1-2008 in Paris, Île-de-France, France   age 71   cause: brain cancer
AKS: Matthieu Sainte St. Laurent
soap opera actor  Lee Mathis
born on 3-10-1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 5-1-1996 in New York, New York   age 44   cause: AIDS
to next English ruler: Stephen Ito previous English ruler: Stephen I English queen (1141)  Matilda   daughter of Henry I; briefly replaced Stephen I
born on --1102
expired ??-??-1067 in Normandy, France   age 65
painter and sculptor  Henri Emile Benoit Matisse
born on 12-31-1869 in Le Cateau, France
expired 11-3-1954 in Nice, France   age 84
former tv newsman  William C. "Bill" Matney Jr.   with NBC (1963-72) & ABC (1972-73)
born on 9-2-1924
expired 6-13-2001 in La Plata, Maryland   age 76   cause: respiratory failure; hip replacement surgery
former California Rep.  Robert Takeo Matsui
born on 9-17-1941 in Sacramento, California
expired 1-1-2005 in Bethesda, Maryland   age 63   cause: pneumonia; myelodysplastic syndrome
Hawaiian Rep. (1963-76) & Senator (1977-90)  Masayuki "Spark" Matsunaga
born on 10-8-1916 in Kaua'i, Hawaiian Territory
expired 4-15-1990 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 73
industrialist  Konosuke Matsushita
born on 11-27-1894 in Wasa Village, Japan
expired 4-27-1989   age 94
surrealist painter  Roberto Antonio Sebastian Matta Echaurren
born on 11-11-1911 in Santiago, Chile
expired 11-22-2002 in Civitavecchia, Italy   age 91
Surrealist painter  Roberto Sebastián Antonio Matta Echaurren
born on 11-11-1911 in Chile
expired 11-23-2002 in Tarquinia, Italy   age 91
actor  Walter Matthau   his best-role was as Oscar Madison in The Odd Couple on Broadway (1965) & in the movie (1968); got Best Supporting Actor oscar for playing Willie Gingrich in The Fortune Cookie (1966)
¤born: Walter Matuschanskayasky 
born on 10-1-1920 in New York, New York
expired 7-1-2000 in Santa Monica, California   age 79   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
1979 MM7.7%
1980 EK, MM12.5%

Charleston, Mississippi carpenter  Bishop G. Matthews   one of the jurors in the "trial" of J.W. Milam & Roy Bryant for the murder of Emmett Till
born on --1909
expired ??-??-1973   age 64
oil well firefighter  Edward Owen "Coots" Matthews   with Asger "Boots" Hansen founded Boots & Coots (1978) after falling out with Red Adair
born on 4-23-1923 in Porter, Texas
expired 3-31-2010 in Humble, Texas   age 86
voice mail creator (1970s)  Gordon H. Matthews
born on 7-26-1936 in Tulsa, Oklahoma
expired 2-23-2002 in Dallas, Texas   age 65   cause: complications from stroke
retired Army First Sergeant  Mark Matthews   last of the "Buffalo Soldiers"
born on 8-7-1894 in Greenville, Alabama
expired 9-6-2005 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 111   cause: pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
2003PCD5.6%
2004PCD5.6%
2005PCD4.3%
   Scored 3.9000 solo points

AKS: Mathews
Texas death row inmate  Ynobe Matthews
born on 4-14-1976
expired 1-3-2004 in Huntsville, Texas   age 27   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2004ADWC, BOD, DTM, PCD, RIE, RR33.3%
   Scored 9.8781 points

cover of January 1961 issue of 'Playboy' magazine with playmate Joni Mattisto December 1960 Playmate of Monthto October 1960 Playmate of Month Playboy November 1960 Playmate of Month  Joan E. "Joni" Mattis
¤Mrs. Joan E. Wesche 
born on 11-28-1938 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 9-4-1999   age 60   cause: complications from cancer
Häagen-Dazs co-founder  Reuben Mattus   sold the firm to Pillsbury in 1983
born on 1-8-1913 in Poland
expired 1-27-1994   age 81
AKS: Haagen-Dazs Daz
ice cream seller  Rose Mattus   with husband Reuben created Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream (1960) — the name was made-up
¤née: Vesel 
born on 11-23-1916 in Manchester, England
expired 11-28-2006 in Westwood, New Jersey   age 90
original Chris Steak House former New Orleans steak house owner (1927-1965)  Chris Matulich   sold restauraunt to Ruth Fertel (1965)
born on 5-9-1899
expired 12-??-1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana   age 83
movie actor  Victor Mature   appeared as Tumak in One Million B.C. (1940), opposite Hedy Lamarr in Samson and Delilah (1949) and in the title role in Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)
born on 1-29-1913 in Louisville, Kentucky
expired 8-4-1999 in Rancho Santa Fe, California   age 86   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
1979 MS7.7%

McCarthy flunky  Harvey Marshall Matusow   testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee against 244 "commies" (1952) but got caught lying about them; spent 4 years in a Federal penitentary for perjury
born on 10-3-1926 in New York, New York
expired 1-17-2002 in Claremont, New Hampshire   age 75   cause: injuries suffered in car crash
subject of 20 Questions interview in January 1982 `Playboy Magazine' ex-football player turned actor  John Daniel Matuszak   his steriod use wrecked his body
born on 10-25-1950 in Oak Creek, Wisconsin
expired 6-17-1989 in Hollywood, California   age 38   cause: heart failure
Grammy/Emmy winner  Peter Matz   worked as a tv composer & musical director
born on 11-6-1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 8-9-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 73   cause: lung cancer
former baseball manager (1962-88)  Gene William Mauch   played for 14 seasons (1944-57)
born on 11-18-1925 in Salina, Kansas
expired 8-8-2005 in Rancho Mirage, California   age 79   cause: cancer
professional ice skater  Hansreudi Rudolf Mauch   second half of the skating duo "Frick and Frack" (with Werner Groebli; 1939-53)
born on 5-4-1919 in Basel, Switzerland
expired 6-4-1979 in Long Beach, California   age 60   cause: complications from osteomyelitis
ENIAC co-inventor Dr.  John William Mauchly
born on 8-30-1907 in Cincinnati, Ohio
expired 1-8-1980 in Ambler, Pennsylvania   age 72   cause: commplications during heart surgery
English writer  William Somerset Maugham   wrote Of Human Bondage and The Moon and Sixpence
born on 1-25-1874 in Paris, France
expired 12-16-1965 in Nice, France   age 91
1961 Reuben Award winner editorial cartoonist  William Henry "Bill" Mauldin   created the characters of Willie & Joe; won two Pulitzer prizes for editorial cartooning (1949 & 1959) + the 1961 Reuben Award
born on 10-29-1921 in Mountain Park, New Mexico
expired 1-22-2003 in Newport Beach, California   age 81   cause: pneumonia; complications from Alzheimer's disease
Asian politician  Maung Maung   Burma's only civilian "president" (August 18 - September 18, 1988)
born on 1-31-1925 in Mandalay, Burma
expired 7-2-1994 in Rangoon, Burma   age 69   cause: heart attck
short story author  Henry René Albert Guy de Maupassant   author of Bel-Ami (1885)
born on 8-5-1850 in Dieppe, Normandy, France
expired 7-6-1893 in Paris, France   age 42
 Linda Collins Maurer   first person to wear a Medic Alert bracelet (the foundation was started by her parents in 1956)
born on 3-10-1939 in Turlock, California
expired 10-13-2004 in Turlock, California   age 65   cause: breast cancer
author  François Charles Mauriac   1952 Nobel literature laureate
born on 10-11-1885 in Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitane, France
expired 9-1-1970 in Paris, France   age 84
AKS: Francois
orchestra leader  Paul Mauriat   had 1968 instrumental hit with Love Is Blue
born on 3-4-1925 in Marseilles, France
expired 11-3-2006 in Perpiganan, France   age 81
AKS: Muriat
former race car driver  John B. "Johnny" Mauro   finished 8th in 1948 Indianapolis 500 (raced under name "Jack Morris"); founder of U.S. Truck Driving School
born on 10-25-1910
expired 1-23-2003 in Golden, Colorado   age 92   cause: head-on car crash
Easy Company combatant  Edward A. Mauser   one of the Band of Brothers
born on 12-18-1916 in LaSalle, Illinois
expired 1-22-2011 in Omaha, Nebraska   age 94
artwork that accompanied the article lawyer  Fontaine Maury Maverick Sr.   great-grandson of rancher; was a former mayor of San Antonio and a U.S. rep. (1935-38); coined term "gobbledygook" in a letter in the New York Times Magazine (published May 21, 1944) titled "The Case Against 'Gobbledygook'"
born on 10-23-1895 in San Antonio, Texas
expired 6-7-1954 in San Antonio, Texas   age 58
rancher  Samuel Augustus Maverick   a co-founder of the Republic of Texas (1836); had lots of unbranded cattle running around the range
born on 7-25-1803 in Pendelton, South Carolina
expired 9-2-1870 in San Antonio, Texas   age 67
Antarctic explorer Sir  Douglas Mawson   a geology professor at the University of Adelaide from 1920-54; subject of book Mawson's Will
born on 5-5-1882 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England
expired 10-14-1958 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia   age 76
former Olympic-caliber marathon runner  Brian Maxwell   with wife founded PowerBar (1986)
born on 3-14-1953 in London, England
expired 3-19-2004 in San Anselmo, California   age 51   cause: heart attack
noted NYC party giver  Else Maxwell
born on 5-24-1883 in Keokuk, Iowa
expired 11-1-1963 in New York, New York   age 80
Texas death row inmate  Joshua Maxwell
¤#999408 
born on 5-17-1978
expired 3-11-2010 in Huntsville, Texas   age 31   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2010ADWC, DFFC, DTM, JCM, OIE, PCD, RAVN25.9%
   Scored 9.4391 points

character actress  Lois Maxwell   received 1947 Golden Globe Award for "Most Promising Newcomer"; played Miss Moneypenny in many James Bond films (1962-85)
¤born: Lois Ruth Hooker 
born on 2-14-1927 in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
expired 9-29-2007 in Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia   age 80   cause: cancer
actress  Marilyn Maxwell
born on 8-3-1921 in Clarinda, Iowa
expired 3-20-1972 in Beverly Hills, California   age 50   cause: pulmonary failure
tv producer  Robert Maxwell   produced Superman tv series; developed & produced Lassie tv series
born on 1-31-1908
expired 2-3-1971 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 63
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in October 1991 media tycoon  Robert Ian Charles Maxwell
¤born: Ján Ludvik Hoch 
born on 6-10-1923 in Slatinské Dôly, Slovakia (now Velyky Bychkiv, Ukraine)
expired 11-5-1991 in Islas Canarias (Canary Islands)   age 68   cause: drowned; suicide/murder???
former New Yorker editor  William Keepers Maxwell Jr.
born on 8-16-1908 in Lincoln, Nebraska
expired 7-31-2000 in New York, New York   age 91
former Cal Poly-Pomona women's basketball coach (1974-94)  Darlene May
born on 10-28-1940
expired 11-15-1996 in Placentia, California   age 56   cause: cancer
music arranger  Edward William "Billy" May Jr.   worked with Frank Sinatra, Charlie Barnet, Glenn Miller, Les Brown, Peggy Lee, Nat King Cole, Stan Freberg, ...; wrote themes for The Naked City, The Mod Squad & Emergency
born on 11-10-1916 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 1-22-2004 in San Juan Capistrano, California   age 87
industrialist  Henry May   a co-founder of the Pierce-Arrow Motor Corp.
expired 10-15-1944 in Buffalo, New York   age 83
philanthropist  Irene Sophie du Pont May   daughter of Irénée & Irene Sophie Du Pont (mom b.4/17/1877 d.11/281961); had a number of siblings: Margaretta (b.1902), Constance Simmons (b.1904), Eleanor Francis (b.1907), Mariana (b.1911), Octavia Mary (b.1913), Lucile Evelina (b.1915) & Irénée Jr. (b.1920)
born on 12-2-1900
expired 4-29-2001 in Wilmington, Delaware   age 100
former Saint Louis archbishop  John L. May
born on 3-31-1922 in Evanston, Illinois
expired 3-24-1994 in Saint Louis, Missouri   age 71
Bill Mumy pops the hood on the robot to find ... a guy inside actor-in-a-can  Robert "Bob" May   grandson of Chic Johnson (of Olsen & Johnson vaudeville act); was inside of the Environmental Control Robot on Lost In Space tv show, flapping his arms about (voice provided by Dick Tufeld)
born on 9-4-1939 in New York, New York
expired 1-18-2009 in Lancaster, California   age 69   cause: congestive heart failure; stroke
World War I flying ace  Wilford R. May   formerly credited with shooting down The Red Baron; Canadian Pacific Airlines executive
expired 6-21-1952 in Salt Lake City, Utah   age 57   cause: exercising (hiking)
film writer & producer  Carl Mayer   produced The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) and The Last Laugh (1924)
born on 11-20-1894 in Graz, Austria-Hungary
expired 7-1-1944 in London, England   age 49   cause: cancer
children's author  Helen Aberson Mayer   wrote Dumbo, the Flying Elephant (1939) which became the Disney movie Dumbo (1941)
born on 6-16-1907 in Syracuse, New York
expired 4-3-1999 in New York, New York   age 91   cause: Parkinson's disease
MGM studio logo movie pioneer, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio head  Louis Burt Mayer   co-founded the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (1927)
born on 7-4-1885 in Minsk, Russia
expired 10-29-1957 in Hollywood, California   age 72
physicist  Maria Goeppert Mayer   won Nobel prize for explanation of atomic nucleus structure
born on 6-28-1906 in Kattai Vitz, Germany
expired 2-20-1972 in San Diego, California   age 65
meat packer  Oscar Ferdinand Mayer   founder (1883) and chairman of the firm (1883-1955); father of Oscar G. Sr.; "My tombstone has a first name, its O-S-C-A-R, my tombstone has a second name, its M-A-Y-E-R, ..."
born on 3-29-1859 in Kaesingen, Wurtemberg
expired 3-11-1955 in Chicago, Illinois   age 95
bologna-grinder  Oscar Gottfried Mayer Sr.   meat packing firm president (1928-55) & chairman (1955-65); son of company founder; father of Jr.
born on 3-10-1888 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 3-5-1965 in Chicago, Illinois   age 76
third generation bologna-grinder  Oscar Gottfried Mayer Jr.   meat packing firm president (1955-66) & chairman (1966-77); grandson of company founder & son of Oscar G. Sr.
born on 3-16-1914 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 7-6-2009 in Fitchburg, Wisconsin   age 95
   Contest Selectors
2004RR5.6%
2005RR4.3%
2006RR3.3%
2009RR3.3%
   Scored 5.5000 solo points

Cardinal  Paul Augustin Mayer   at time of death had been the oldest living Cardinal
born on 5-23-1911 in Altötting, Bavaria, German Empire
expired 4-30-2010 in Rome, Italy   age 98
   Contest Selectors
2006WEP3.3%
2009WEP3.3%
2010WEP3.7%
   Did Not Score - insufficient category citations (only two: in alt.obituaries newsgroup & AP)

guitarist  Curtis Lee Mayfield   known for his soundtrack to Superfly
born on 6-3-1942 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 12-26-1999 in Roswell, Georgia   age 57   cause: complications from diabetes
cowboy movie hero  Ken Maynard   haad a horse named "Tarzan"
born on 7-21-1895 in Mission, Texas
expired 3-23-1973 in Woodland Hills, California   age 77
pro wrassler  Ronald "Moondog" Mayne
born on 9-12-1943
expired 8-13-1978   age 34   cause: auto accident
actress  Virginia Mayo   widow of actor Michael O'Shea
¤real name: Virginia Clara Jones 
born on 11-30-1920 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 1-17-2005 in Thousand Oaks, California   age    cause: pneumonia; heart failure
   Contest Selectors
2003MB5.6%
2004ADWC, LMLD11.1%
2005{{ADWC}}0.0%
   Did Not Score - selector under late submission penalty 

actor  Whitman Mayo   played Grady Wilson on Sanford & Son (1973-77), Grady (1975) and Sanford Arms (1977)
born on 11-15-1930 in New York, New York
expired 5-22-2001 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 70
"actress"  Karen Mayo-Chandler   one-time love of Jack Nicholson; played Victor Maitland's receptionist in Beverly Hills Cop & Dr. Gotbottom in Hamburger: The Movie (1986); did December 1989 Playboy pictorial
born on 4-18-1958 in Sutton, Surrey, England
expired 7-11-2006 in Long Beach, California   age 48   cause: breast cancer
record-setting free diver  Jacques Mayol   set world record at 347 feet (1983); subject of movie The Big Blue (1988)
born on 4-1-1927 in Shanghai, China
expired 12-22-2001 in Elba, Italy   age 74   cause: suicide; depression
evolutionary biologist  Ernst Walter Mayr   also an accomplished ornithologist
born on 7-5-1904 in Kempten, Germany
expired 2-3-2005 in Bedford, Massachusetts   age 100
   Contest Selectors
2003JL5.6%
2004DTM5.6%
2005DTM4.3%
   Scored 5.0000 solo points

tv informercial huckster  William D. "Billy" Mays Jr.   sold crap like Oxyclean, Chloroclen, Bromoclean, Plutonioclean, ... ; co-hosted a Discovery Channel show - Pitchman
born on 7-20-1958 in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania
expired 6-28-2009 in Clearwater, Florida   age 50   cause: heart attack; cocaine use; hypertensive heart disease
AKS: Billie
documentary filmmaker  David P. Maysles   co-directed Grey Gardens (1975)
born on 1-10-1931 in Brookline, Massachusetts
expired 1-3-1987 in New York, New York   age 55   cause: stroke
Great Lakes sailor  Joseph William Mazes   Special Maintenance Man aboard the Edmund Fitzgerald
born on 2-13-1916
expired 11-10-1975 in Eastern Lake Superior, Canada   age 59   cause: drowned when ship foundered
actor  Mike Mazurki
¤born: Mikhail Mazurwski 
born on 12-25-1909 in Tarnopal, Austria
expired 12-9-1990 in Glendale, California   age 80
3M research chemist  Joseph A. Mazzitello   developed videotape
born on 7-1-1908
expired 1-21-1992   age 83
Gabon president (1961-67)  Leon Mba
expired 11-28-1967 in Paris, France   age 65
civil engineer  John Loudon McAdam   devised method of street paving using tar and fine stone eponymously known as Macadam (1815)
born on 9-21-1756 in Ayrshire, Scotland
expired 11-26-1836 in Moffat, Dumfrieshire, Scotland   age 80
car culture architect  Wayne McAllister   designed early Bob's Big Boy drive-ins & Las Vegas' Sands Hotel (1952-96)
born on 11-17-1907 in San Diego, California
expired 3-22-2000 in Arcadia, California   age 92   cause: complications from head injury
Battle of the Bulge U.S. Army General  Anthony Clement McAuliffe   his reply to a German demand for his surrender - "Nuts!"
¤nickname: "Old Crock" 
born on 7-2-1898 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 8-11-1975 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 77   cause: leukemia
Shuttle STS-51--L astronaut  Sharon Christa Corrigan McAuliffe
born on 9-2-1948 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 1-28-1986 in Cape Canaveral, Florida   age 37   cause: Shuttle Challenger explosion
(All American Conference) Cleveland Browns founder (1946)  Arthur McBride   hired Paul Brown as first coach; he had extra players on the payroll of his cab company & called them up when needed, leading to the phrase "taxi squad"
born on 3-20-1887 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 11-10-1972 in Cleveland, Ohio   age 85   cause: heart attack
Texas death row inmate  Michael Lee McBride
born on 1-3-1962
expired 5-11-2000 in Huntsville, Texas   age 38   cause: executed; lethal injection
former Watergate associated special prosecutor  Thomas Frederick McBride
born on 2-8-1929 in Elgin, Illinois
expired 10-31-2003 in Portland, Oregon   age 74   cause: injuries suffered in a fall
pioneering retailer  Edwin Merton McBrier   partnered with Frank W. and Charles S. Woolworth in their original 5 & 10-cent store in Lockport New York in 1887; became a missionary to China
expired 9-19-1956 in Montclair, New Jersey   age 91
U.S. Army Signal Corps engineer  David Galen McCaa   did pioneering work in the development of radiotelephony, which eventually led to cellular telephony
expired 6-22-1954 in Long Branch, New Jersey   age 72
former Newsweek publisher  Gibson McCabe
born on 3-11-1911 in New York, New York
expired 8-5-2000 in Jacksonville Beach, Florida   age 89   cause: complications from a fall
Super Bowl-winning coach  Don McCafferty   was with the Baltimore Colts and Detroit Lions
born on 3-12-1921 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 7-28-1974 in Pontiac, Michigan   age 53   cause: heart attack
sci-fi/fantasy novelist  Anne Inez McCaffrey   creator of the Dragonriders of Perm series; recipient of the 1968 Hugo & 1969 Nebula awards
born on 4-1-1926 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
expired 11-21-2011 in Dragonhold-Underhill, County Wicklow, Ireland   age 85   cause: stroke
oldest Canadian geezer  Zelda McCague
¤born: Zelda Viola Strongman 
born on 3-20-1888 in Tecumseth, Ontario, Canada
expired 8-6-2001   age 113
Maple Leaf Foods executive  George Wallace Ferguson McCain   co-founder of french fry processors McCain Foods (1956)
born on 4-9-1930 in Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada
expired 5-13-2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 81   cause: pancreatic cancer
king of the frozen spud  Harrison McCain   co-founded McCain Foods (1956); company produces 1/3 of the world's frozen french fries
born on 11-3-1927 in Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada
expired 3-18-2004 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 76   cause: kidney failure
retired Admiral  John Sidney McCain Jr.   a World War II submarine commander; father of Arizona senator
born on 1-17-1911
expired 3-22-1981 in aboard aircraft returning from Europe   age 70   cause: heart attack
lowdown varmint  John "Jack" McCall   murdered (shot in back of head without warning) Wild Bill Hickock August 2, 1876 in Deadwood's Saloon No.10
born on --1852 in Jefferson City, Kentucky
expired 3-1-1877 in Yankton, Dakota Territory (now South Dakota)   age 24   cause: hanged
former Oregon governor (1967-74)  Thomas Lawson "Tom" McCall
born on 3-22-1913 in Egypt, Massachusetts
expired 1-8-1983 in Portland, Oregon   age 69
actress  Irish Elizabeth McCalla   played title role in Sheena, Queen of the Jungle tv series (1955-56); her only nude photo session, done as a set of "reference" shots for artist Alberto Vargas when she was about 21, was published as a pictorial in the February 2008 Playboy
born on 12-25-1928 in Pawnee City, Nebraska
expired 2-1-2002 in Tucson, Arizona   age 73   cause: complications from brain tumor & stroke
actor  Herbert Alonzo "Lon" McCallister Jr.
born on 4-17-1923 in Los Angeles, California
expired 6-11-2005 in South Lake Tahoe, California   age 82   cause: heart failure
actress  Charlotte Mercedes Agnes McCambridge   won Best Supporting Actress oscar for her role as reporter Sadie Burke in All The Kings Men (1949); also portrayed Luz Benedict in Giant (1956), the lesbian biker gang leader in Touch of Evil (1958), the voice of Pazuzu in The Exorcist (1973) & Sybilla on Lost In Space (1966)
born on 3-16-1916 in Joliet, Illinois
expired 3-2-2004 in La Jolla, California   age 87
film director  Raymond B. McCarey   brother of Leo; won three Academy awards
born on --1898 in Los Angeles, California
expired 12-1-1948 in Hollywood, California   age 50   cause: suicide; sleeping pill overdose
screen writer and director  Thomas Leo McCarey   created the comedy team of Laurel and Hardy in the 1920s; won oscars for The Awful Truth (1937) & Going My Way (1944)
born on 10-3-1898 in Los Angeles, California
expired 7-5-1969 in Santa Monica, California   age 70
Nevada senator (1932-54)  Patrick Anthony McCarran   the Las Vegas airport is named after him
expired 9-28-1954 in Hawthorne, Nevada   age 78
artificial intelligence pioneer  John McCarthy   invented the LISP computer programming language (1960); received the 1971 A.M. Turing Award; developed the concept of computer time-sharing
born on 9-4-1927 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 10-23-2011 in Palo Alto, California   age 84
Blue Bonnet Margarine packaging cover artwork former model & dancer  Betty J. Carlson McCarthy   model for Blue Bonnet Margarine package art
born on 1-8-1924
expired 9-27-2001 in Erie, Pennsylvania   age 77
former Minnesota Senator (1958-70) & presidential candidate (1968 & 72)  Eugene Joseph McCarthy
born on 3-29-1916 in Watkins, Minnesota
expired 12-10-2005 in Georgetown, Maryland   age 89
   Contest Selectors
1979DW7.7%
2002MORB9.1%
2003TAP5.6%
2004TAP5.6%

AKS: MacCarthy
Great Lakes sailor  John Henkle McCarthy   First Mate of the Edmund Fitzgerald
born on 7-14-1913
expired 11-10-1975 in Eastern Lake Superior, Canada   age 62   cause: drowned when ship foundered
lyricist  Joseph McCarthy   wrote words to You Made Me Love You
born on --1885 in Somerville, Massachusetts
expired 12-18-1943 in New York, New York   age 58
Detroit radio personality  Joseph Priestly "J.P." McCarthy   one of the Great Voices of the Great Lakes at WJR
born on 3-22-1933 in New York, New York
expired 8-16-1995 in New York, New York   age 62   cause: cancer
despicable Wisconsin senator  Joseph Raymond McCarthy   deliberately smeared countless individuals using anonymous (made-up/non-existant) "sources"; responsible for a lot of the 1950s blacklisting; his activities were a greater threat to the republic than the combined efforts of Hitler, Joe Stalin and Mao Tse-Tung; died a drunken disgrace; rot in hell, Joe
¤aka: "tail-gunner Joe", "shit-for-brains Joe", "scum-sucking booze-hound" & "crypto-facist egomaniac" 
born on 11-14-1908 in Grand Chute, Wisconsin
expired 5-2-1957 in Bethesda, Maryland   age 48   cause: acute hypotrophic epididymal infarction
legendary New York Yankees manager (1931-46)  Joseph Vincent "Joe" McCarthy   led team to eight pennants and seven World Series victories
born on 4-21-1887 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 1-13-1978 in Buffalo, New York   age 90   cause: pneumonia
actor  Kevin McCarthy   played Dr. Miles J. Bennell in Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956); a cousin of Senator Eugene McCarthy
born on 2-15-1914 in Seattle, Washington
expired 9-11-2010 in Hyanns, Massachusetts   age 96
   Contest Selectors
2006NFG3.3%
2007DGW, NFG6.5%
2008DGW, NFG, PCD9.4%
2009DGW, NFG, PCD10.0%
2010DGW, NFG, PCD11.1%
   Scored 3.5250 points

AKS: McCartney
novelist  Mary McCarthy
born on 6-21-1912 in Seattle, Washington
expired 10-25-1989 in New York, New York   age 77
   Contest Selectors
1980 BD6.3%

former Teamster leader  William J. McCarthy
born on 7-2-1919 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 11-19-1998 in Arlington, Virginia   age 79
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in December 1984 with husband Paul  Linda Louise Eastman McCartney   wife of Paul
born on 9-24-1941 in New York, New York
expired 4-17-1998 in Santa Barbara, California   age 56   cause: breast cancer
   Contest Selectors
1979 DW7.7%

medical researcher Dr.  Maclyn McCarty   with Avery & Macleod published seminal 1944 research report in Experimental Medicine that identified DNA as the stuff that genes are made of
born on 6-9-1911 in South Bend, Indiana
expired 1-2-2005 in New York, New York   age 93   cause: congestive heart failure
former Gibson Guitar president (1948-66)  Theodore M. McCarty   pushed development of solid-bodied electric guitars (the Les Paul, Flying V, Explorer, Firebird...)
born on 10-10-1909
expired 4-1-2001 in Twin Falls, Idaho   age 91
cellular company co-founder  Keith McCaw
born on 11-17-1953 in Seattle, Washington
expired 12-15-2002 in Seattle, Washington   age 49   cause: hot tub accident
actress  Rue McClanahan   she dropped the "Eddi" after she was drafted
¤born: Eddi-Rue McClanahan 
born on 2-21-1934 in Healdton, Oklahoma
expired 6-3-2010 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 76   cause: stroke
   Contest Selectors
2003MB5.6%
2006HH3.3%
2008GAS3.1%
2009JCM3.3%
2010JCM, LMLD7.4%
   Scored 6.1500 points

AKS: Rhue McCallahan
former Arkansas senator (1943-77)  John Little McClellan
born on 2-25-1896 in Sheridan, Arkansas
expired 11-27-1977 in Little Rock, Arkansas   age 81
former LSU football coach (1962-79)  Charles Y. "Charley" McClendon
born on 10-17-1923 in Lewisville, Arkansas
expired 12-6-2001 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana   age 78   cause: cancer of the fatty tissue
former White House reporter  Sarah Newcomb McClendon
born on 7-8-1910 in Tyler, Texas
expired 1-7-2003 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 92
theater producer  Guthrie McClintic   produced 90 plays; husband of Katharine Cornell; winner of 1935 Pulizer Prize
born on 8-6-1893 in Seattle, Washington
expired 10-29-1961 in Sneden's Landing, New York   age 68
botanist/geneticist  Barbara McClintock   winner of the 1981 Lasker Award, 1983 Nobel Prize in medicine/physiology & a MacArthur Foundation Fellow (1981)
¤born: Eleanor McClintock 
born on 6-16-1902 in Hartford, Connecticut
expired 9-2-1992 in Huntington, New York   age 90
movie character actor  Kevin O'Donovan McClory   was co-author of Thunderball; remade the movie as Never Say Never Again (1983)
born on 6-8-1926 in Dublin, Ireland
expired 11-20-2006 in London, England   age 80
writer/actor/producer  Sean McClory   co-wrote Thunderball; remade the movie as Never Say Never Again (1983)
born on 3-8-1924 in Dublin, Ireland
expired 12-10-2003 in Hollywood Hills, California   age 79   cause: heart condition
writer/illustrator  Robert McCloskey   author of Make Way for Ducklings children's book (1941); two-time winner of the Caldecott Medal
born on 9-15-1914 in Hamilton, Ohio
expired 6-30-2003 in Deer Isle, Maine   age 88
lawyer  John Jay McCloy   former Assistant Secretary of War (1941-45); member of Warren Commission
born on 3-31-1895 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 3-11-1989 in Stamford, Connecticut   age 93
Virginian actor  Douglas McClure
born on 5-11-1935 in Glendale, California
expired 2-5-1995 in Sherman Oaks, California   age 59
John Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab rocket/missile authority Dr.  Frank T. McClure   invented the Navy's Transit satellite navigation system, forerunner of today's Global Positioning System (GPS)
born on 8-21-1916 in Canada
expired 10-19-1973 in Silver Spring, Maryland   age 57   cause: heart attack
former Idaho senator (1973-91)  James Albertus "Jim" McClure
born on 12-27-1924 in Payette, Idaho
expired 2-26-2011 in Garden City, Idaho   age 86   cause: complications from strokes
   Contest Selectors
2009TBC3.3%

 Vashti Ruth McCollum   her 1948 lawsuit put an end to religious instruction on school property — in fifth grade son James refused to attend the "voluntary" religious instruction classes
¤née: Cromwell 
born on 11-6-1912 in Lyons, New York
expired 8-20-2006 in Champaign, Illinois   age 93
former Xerox CEO (1968-82)  Charles Peter McColough   in 1970 created the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)
born on 8-1-1922 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
expired 12-13-2006 in Rye Brook, New York   age 84   cause: cardiac arrest
AKS: McCollough McCulough NcCullough Park
1920s Our Gang child actor  Kendall McComas
¤aka: "Breezy
born on 10-29-1916 in Holton, Kansas
expired 10-15-1981 in Lake Isabella, California   age 64   cause: suicide
baseball pitcher  George McConnell   said to have invented the curve ball
expired 10-10-1948 in Los Angeles, California   age 93
jazz valve trombonist  Robert Murray Gordon "Rob" McConnell
born on 2-14-1935 in London, Ontario, Canada
expired 5-1-2010 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 75   cause: cancer
World War II B-25 bomber crewman  Harry C. McCool   one of Jimmie Doolittle's raiders (4/12/1942)
born on 4-19-1918
expired 2-1-2003 in San Antonio, Texas   age 84   cause: prostate cancer
Shuttle STS-105astronaut  William Cameron "Willie" McCool
born on 9-23-1961 in San Diego, California
expired 2-1-2003 in over north-central Texas   age 41   cause: disintegration of Shuttle Columbia during re-entry
former Negro Leagues baseball player  Clinton Hill "Butch" McCord Jr.
born on 11-2-1925 in Nashville, Tennessee
expired 1-27-2011 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 85
jazz singer  Susannah McCorkle
born on 1-4-1946 in Berkeley, California
expired 5-19-2001 in New York, New York   age 55   cause: suicide; jumped from apartment window
former house speaker  John William McCormack
born on 12-21-1891 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 11-22-1980   age 88
   Contest Selectors
1980 DH6.3%
   Scored 3.2000 solo points

sports agent  Mark Hume McCormack   owner & CEO of IMG (International Management Group)
born on 11-6-1930 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 5-16-2003 in New York, New York   age 72   cause: coma; complications from heart attack
first president of International Harvester (1902-1918)  Cyrus Hall McCormick Sr.   son of Cyrus McCormick
born on 5-16-1859 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 6-2-1936 in Lake Forest, Illinois   age 77   cause: coronary thrombosis
industrialist  Cyrus Hall McCormick Jr.   grandson of International Harvester founder
born on 9-22-1890 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 3-20-1970 in Hartford, Connecticut   age 79
inventor  Cyrus Hall McCormick   invented mechanical reaping machine (1834); founded International Harvester Corp.
born on 2-15-1809 in Rockbridge County, Virginia
expired 5-13-1884 in Chicago, Illinois   age 75
agricultural industrialist  Harold Fowler McCormick   chairman of International Harvester; son of company founder Cyrus McCormick
expired 10-16-1941 in Beverly Hills, California   age 69   cause: cerebral hemorrhage
comedy writer/comic  Pat McCormick   a regular panelist on The Gong Show; played Big Enos Burdette in three Smokey and the Bandit movies (1977, '80 & '83)
born on 6-30-1927 in Lakewood, Ohio
expired 7-29-2005 in Woodland Hills, California   age 78   cause: complications from stroke
retired school teacher  Francis "Frank" McCourt   wrote Angela's Ashes
born on 8-19-1930 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 7-19-2009 in New York, New York   age 78   cause: meningitis; metastatic melanoma
1930s broadcaster  George Braidwood McCoy   pioneered the radio talk show
born on 1-14-1904
expired 12-22-1976 in New York, New York   age 72
 Jasper McCoy   last member of the feuding McCoy clan
expired 8-16-1951 in Zebulon, Kentucky   age 84
cowboy movie actor  Timothy John Fitzgerald McCoy   got his start in 1924
born on 4-10-1891 in Saginaw, Michigan
expired 1-29-1978 in Nogales, Arizona   age 86
disco songster  Van McCoy   he got you to Do The Hustle in 1975
born on 1-6-1941 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 7-6-1979 in Englewood, New Jersey   age 38   cause: cardiac arrest
prohibition-era "king of the rum runners"  William McCoy   coined the phrase "the real McCoy" for unadulterated liquor
expired 12-30-1948 in Stuart, Florida   age 71
tubby twin  Benny McCrary   brother of Billy; once half of "world's heaviest twins" duo
born on 12-7-1946 in Henderson, North Carolina
expired 3-26-2001 in North Carolina   age 54   cause: heart failure
 Billy McCrary   half of Guinness Book set of heaviest twins
born on 12-7-1946 in Henderson, North Carolina
expired 7-13-1979 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada   age 32   cause: car crash
naval aviation pioneer Captain  Frank Robert McCrary   developed dirigibles for the U.S. Navy
expired 6-10-1952 in Oakland, California   age 72
raconteur, radio host, publicist  John Reagan "Tex" McCrary
born on 10-13-1910 in Calvert, Texas
expired 7-29-2003 in New York, New York   age 92
actor  Joel McCrea   father of Jody McCrea; died on his 57th wedding anniversary
born on 11-5-1905 in South Pasadena, California
expired 10-20-1990 in Woodland Hills, California   age 84
actor-turned-cattle rancher  Joel Dee "Jody" McCrea   son of Joel McCrea & Francis Dee; did a whole bunch of "bikini beach" movies, playing such characters as Deadhead, Big Lunk or Bonehead: Operation Bikini (1963), Beach Party (1963), Muscle Beach Party (1964), Bikini Beach (1964), Pajama Party (1964), Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) & How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)
born on 9-6-1934 in Los Angeles, California
expired 4-4-2009 in Roswell, New Mexico   age 74   cause: cardiac arrest
jockey  Conn McCreary   two-time winner of the Kentucky Derby: in 1944 aboard Pensive & 1951 aboard Count Fleet
born on 6-17-1921 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 6-28-1979 in Ocala, Florida   age 58   cause: heart attack
chemicalanalyst  Walter Cox McCrone   a pioneer in chemical microscopy: debunked the Shroud of Turin, Yale's Vinland Map & Napoleon's death by arsenic
born on 6-9-1916 in Wilmington, Delaware
expired 7-10-2002 in Chicago, Illinois   age 86
retailer  John Graham McCrory   founded a national chain of 5 and 10-cent stores
expired 11-20-1943 in Brush Valley, Pennsylvania   age 83
author  Carson Smith McCullers   wrote The Heart is a Lonely Hunter and Reflections in a Golden Eye
born on 2-19-1917 in Columbus, Georgia
expired 9-29-1967 in Nyack, New York   age 50
former Desilu/Paramount sound engineer  Cameron McCulloch   worked on original Star Trek series (1966-69)
born on 1-3-1909
expired 1-26-2004   age 95
McCulloch Oil president  Robert Paxton McCulloch   invented gas-powered chain saw; made outboard motors; moved the London Bridge to Lake Havasu City, Arizona (1968)
born on 5-11-1911 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 2-25-1977 in Bel-Air, Los Angeles, California   age 65   cause: heart attack
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in December 2004 comedian/actor  Bernard Jeffery McCullough   had his own tv show; has appeared in such movies as Booty Call (1997) & Bad Santa (2003)
¤aka: "Bernie Mac
born on 10-5-1957 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 8-9-2008 in Chicago, Illinois   age 50   cause: pneumonia; sarcoidosis
AKS: MacCullough
civil rights protester  Robert Louis McCullough   informal leader of the Friendship Nine, a group of college students who were arrested for a lunch counter sit-in at the local McCrory's on January 31, 1961; they were arrested but refused to post bail & upon conviction for "trespassing" did their time on the county chain gang instead of paying a monetary fine
born on 3-16-1942 in Rock Hill, South Carolina
expired 8-7-2006 in Rock Hill, South Carolina   age 64
Arnold Hardy's Pultizer prize-winning photo of Daisy McCumber's desperation leap from the 11th floor of Atlanta's burining Winecoff Hotel Atlanta secretary  Daisy B. McCumber   subject of December 7, 1946 Pultizer prize-winning photo — her in mid-air, plunging from the 11th floor of the blazing Winecoff Hotel; she survived the fall, but suffered for the rest of her life from the many broken bones and surgeries
born on 10-9-1905 in Georgia
expired 8-12-1992 in Jacksonville, Florida   age 86
movie special effects artist  Grant Lee McCune   received an oscar for his work on Star Wars (1977) — creator of R2D2; also worked on Spaceballs, Ghostbusters II, Jaws (created 'Bruce' the shark), Die Hard, Caddyshack, Never Say Never Again, Speed, U-571 & Star Trek: The Motion Picture
born on 3-27-1943 in Los Angeles, California
expired 12-27-2010 in Hidden Hills, California   age 67   cause: pancreatic cancer
1950s folk songwriter/singer  Edward P. McCurdy   recorded album of bawdy English songs When Dalliance Was in Flower and Maidens Lost Their Heads
born on 1-11-1919 in Willow Hill, Pennsylvania
expired 3-23-2000 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada   age 81
character actor  William "Bill" McCutcheon   won Best Featured Actor Tony Award for playing Moonface Martin in the 1988 revival of Anything Goes; played Uncle Wally on Sesame Street (1984-92)
born on 5-23-1924 in Russell, Kentucky
expired 1-9-2002 in Ridgewood, New Jersey   age 77
Cornell physicist  Boyce D. McDaniel   gave the Trinity Test bomb its last checkup before kablooie
born on 6-11-1917 in Brevard, North Carolina
expired 5-8-2002 in Ithaca, New York   age 84   cause: heart attack
former Miami Dolphin player (1960-68)  Edward "Wahoo" McDaniel   became a pro wrassler
born on 6-19-1938 in Bernice, Louisiana
expired 4-18-2002 in Houston, Texas   age 63   cause: stroke
   Contest Selectors
2002 JAC9.1%
   Scored 8.7000 solo points

jazz and r&b guitarist and vocalist  Floyd McDaniel   was a member of The Ink Spots (1971-80)
born on 7-21-1915 in Athens, Alabama
expired 7-22-1995   age 80
actress  Hattie McDaniel   won Academy Award for playing Mammy in Gone With The Wind (1939); played the maid Beulah on radio and tv
born on 6-8-1895 in Wichita, Kansas
expired 10-26-1952 in Woodland Hills, California   age 57   cause: breast cancer
singer  Eugene Booker McDaniels   had hits with A Hundred Pounds of Clay (1961), Chip, Chip (1962) & Tower of Strength (1961)
born on 2-12-1935 in Kansas City, Missouri
expired 7-29-2011 in Kittery Point, Maine   age 76   cause: "a brief illness"
last American Lusitania survivor  Barbara Winifred McDermott
¤née: Anderson 
born on 6-15-1912 in Connecticut
expired 4-12-2008 in Wallingford, Connecticut   age 95
geophysicist  Eugene B. McDermott   co-founded Geophysical Services, Inc. (1930) with Dr. J.C. Karcher
expired 8-24-1973 in Dallas, Texas   age 74
actress  Ruth McDevitt
¤born: Ruth Thane Shoecraft 
born on 9-13-1895 in Coldwater, Michigan
expired 5-27-1976 in Hollywood, California   age 80
crime novelist  Gregory Burke Christopher Mcdonald   a former Boston Globe reporter & editor; two-time Edgar Award winner for books about his created character Irwin Maurice Fletcher ("Fletch" — no relation to Jessica Fletcher)
born on 2-15-1937 in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
expired 9-7-2008 in Pulaski, Tennessee   age 71   cause: prostate cancer
actress  Marie McDonald   had screwed-up personal life: six husbands/seven marriages, the last being annulled after 48 hours
¤born: Marie Frye; aka: "The Body" 
born on 7-6-1923 in Burgin, Kentucky
expired 10-21-1965 in Calabasas, California   age 42   cause: drug overdose
retired Dallas police officer  Maurice "Nick" McDonald   on the day that JFK was asssassinated he was responding to a call from the manager of the Texas Theater who said that a man had ran into the theater auditorium without paying; as War Is Hell played on the screen he located the perpetrator in the back of auditorium & arrested him; later the perp was fingered for the hit on the president; was the lockermate of officer J.D. Tippit, slain by Oswald earlier that afternoon
born on 3-21-1928 in Camden, Arkansas
expired 1-27-2005 in Hot Springs, Arkansas   age 76   cause: complications from diabetes
AKS: MacDonald
burger chain co-founder  Maurice James "Mac" McDonald   built first store in San Bernardino, California (1948) sold out to Ray Kroc in 1961
born on 11-26-1902 in Manchester, New Hampshire
expired 12-11-1971 in Palm Springs, California   age 69
fast food pioneer  Richard J. "Dick" McDonald   founded eponymous burger chain with brother Maurice; designed the Golden Arches logo; sold out to Ray Kroc in 1961
born on 2-16-1909 in Manchester, New Hampshire
expired 7-14-1998 in Manchester, New Hampshire   age 89
tap dancer  Rufus "Flash" McDonald
born on 3-16-1919
expired 3-20-1991   age 72
kid actor  Thomas "Bud" McDonald   appeared in the Our Gang movie shorts (1929-31) as Buddy
born on 10-1-1922 in Coalinga, California
expired 9-25-2008 in Seal Beach, California   age 85   cause: congestive heart failure
former Bill & Hillary Clinton Whitewater business partner  James B. McDougal
born on 8-25-1940
expired 3-8-1998 in Fort Worth, Texas   age 57   cause: heart attack
AKS: MacDougal
actor  Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude "Roddy" McDowall   appeared in the Planet of the Apes movie series
born on 9-17-1928 in London, England
expired 10-3-1998 in Los Angeles, California   age 70   cause: cancer
comics & animation writer  Dwayne Glenn McDuffie   co-founder of Milestone Media
born on 2-20-1962 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 2-21-2011 in Burbank, California   age 49   cause: complications following emergency heart surgery
Titanic Chief Purser  Herbert Walter McElroy
expired 4-15-1912 in North Atlantic Ocean   age 37   cause: drowned
researcher Dr.  William David McElroy   director of the National Science Foundation (1970-72); discovered how bioluminescence works in fireflies (reaction between ATP and enzyme Luciferinase)
born on 1-22-1917 in Rogers, Texas
expired 2-17-1999 in San Diego, California   age 82
tv director  Bernard F. McEveety Jr.   brother of Vincent McEveety
born on 5-13-1924 in New Rochelle, New York
expired 2-2-2004 in Encino, California   age 79
cartoon & commercial "voice"  Robert H. "Bob" McFadden   the voice of Cool McCool & Milton the Monster
born on 1-19-1923 in East Liverpool, Ohio
expired 1-7-2000 in Delray Beach, Florida   age 76   cause: ALS
Our Gang child actor  George Emmett McFarland
¤aka: "Spanky
born on 10-2-1928 in Dallas, Texas
expired 6-30-1993 in Grapevine, Texas   age 64   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
1979  7.7%

 Mary S. McFarland   one of the victims of the 1982 Chicago-area poisoned Tylenol murder spree
¤née: Eliason 
born on 12-7-1950
expired 9-30-1982 in Elmhurst, Illinois   age 31   cause: murdered; cyanide-laced Tylenol
former NBC correspondent  Robert D. McFarland
born on 12-1-1938 in Burnet, Texas
expired 7-25-2000 in Austin, Texas   age 61   cause: lymphoma
former president of Bell Canada  Lewis Brown McFarlane   assisted Alexander Graham Bell in making the first long distance call in 1876
expired 6-9-1943 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada   age 91
jazz trombonist  Robert Louis McGarity
born on 7-22-1917 in Athens, Georgia
expired 8-28-1971 in Alexandria, Virginia   age 54   cause: heart attack
folk singer  Kate McGarrigle    with sister Anna performed throughout North America & Europe; ex-wife of Loudon Wainwright III; mother of Rufus Wainwright
born on 2-6-1946 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
expired 1-18-2010 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada   age 63   cause: clear cell carcinoma; colon & liver cancer
author  Mark McGarrity   writer of Irish whodunits
¤pen name: Bartholomew Gill 
born on 7-21-1943 in Holyoke, Massachusetts
expired 7-4-2002   age 58   cause: fell and hit head trying to climb in apartment window
actor  Darren McGavin   star of The Night Stalker tv series (playing Carl Kolchak)
born on 5-7-1922 in Spokane, Washington
expired 2-24-2006   age 83   cause: "natural causes"
   Contest Selectors
2002RAVN9.1%
2003JEDS5.6%
2006CSI, GGG6.7%
   Scored 5.4500 points

NBC newman  Frank McGee   Today Show co-host (1971-74)
born on 9-12-1921 in Monroe, Louisiana
expired 4-17-1974 in New York, New York   age 52   cause: pneumonia; multiple myeloma
Grand Ole Opry guitarist (1925-75)  Sam McGee   performed with the "Fruit Jar Drinkers"
born on 5-1-1894
expired 8-21-1975 in Williams County, Tennessee   age 81   cause: run over by tractor
actress  Vonetta McGee   appeared in Blackula (1972), Shaft in Africa (1973), The Eiger Sanction (1975) & Repo Man
¤born: Lawrence Vonetta McGee 
born on 1-14-1945 in San Francisco, California
expired 7-9-2010 in Berkeley, California   age 65   cause: cardiac arrest; was on life support
former Green Bay Packers wide receiver (1954-67)  William Max McGee   scored the first touchdown in the first Super Bowl (January 1967); later helped develop the now-defunct Chi-Chi's restaurant chain
born on 7-16-1932 in Saxton City, Nevada
expired 10-20-2007 in Deephaven, Minnesota   age 75   cause: fall from home roof
blues guitarist and singer  Walter Brown "Brownie" McGhee
born on 11-30-1915 in Knoxville, Tennessee
expired 2-16-1996 in Oakland, California   age 80   cause: stomach cancer
   Contest Selectors
1980 DR6.3%

Texas death row inmate  Glen Charles McGinnis
born on 1-11-1973
expired 1-25-2000 in Huntsville, Texas   age 27   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2000 TEX14%
   Scored 12.3000 solo points

character actor  John McGiver   not the guy who makes bombs out of soda bottles
born on 11-5-1913 in New York, New York
expired 9-9-1975 in West Fulton, New York   age 61   cause: heart attack
former 1-term Pennsylvania congressman (1945-46)  Herbert Joseph McGlinchey
born on 11-7-1904 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 6-25-1992 in Galloway Township, Atlantic County, New Jersey   age 87
former PANAX Corp. president  John Peter McGoff
born on 6-28-1924
expired 1-21-1998 in Charlevoix, Michigan   age 73   cause: cancer
actor  Patrick Joseph McGoohan   best known for The Prisoner (Number 6)
born on 3-19-1928 in Astoria, Queens, New York, New York
expired 1-13-2009 in Santa Monica, California   age 80
World War II combat photographer  Daniel A. McGovern   immediately after the Japanese surrender he went to Hiroshima & Nagasaki to shoot movies/take photographs of the results of their bombing
born on 12-6-1909 in Ireland
expired 12-14-2005 in Laguna Woods, California   age 96   cause: cancer
 Eleanor McGovern   wife of George McGovern
¤née: Stegenberg 
born on 11-25-1921 in Woonsocket, South Dakota
expired 1-25-2007 in Mitchell, South Dakota   age 85   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
2007QKU3.2%
   Scored 6.5000 solo points

Microwave Communications Inc. (MCI) co-founder (1968)  William George McGowan
born on 12-10-1927 in Ashley, Pennsylvania
expired 6-8-1992   age 64
actor  Benjamin Franklin McGrath
born on 2-2-1903 in Mound City, Missouri
expired 5-13-1967 in Hollywood, California   age 64   cause: heart attack
radio actor  Paul McGrath   host of The Inner Sanctum radio mystery series
born on 4-11-1904 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 4-13-1978 in London, England   age 74
former baseball pitcher  Frank Edwin "Tug" McGraw Jr.   father of Tim McGraw
born on 8-30-1944 in Martinez, California
expired 1-5-2004 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 59   cause: brain cancer
   Contest Selectors
2004ANG, LMLD11.1%
   Scored 7.8500 points

publisher  James H. McGraw   co-founder of McGraw-Hill Publishing
expired 2-21-1948 in San Francisco, California   age 87
jazz organist  James Harrell "Jimmy" McGriff
born on 4-3-1936 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 5-24-2008 in Voorhees, New Jersey   age 72   cause: complications from multiple sclerosis
syndicated political columnist  Mary McGrory
born on 8-22-1918 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 4-21-2004 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 85   cause: complications from stroke
educator  William Holmes McGuffey   published numerous Eclectic Readers (1836-57)
born on 9-23-1800 in Washington, Pennsylvania
expired 5-4-1873 in Charlottesville, Virginia   age 72
indigenous rights leader  Joe McGuiness
born on 7-2-1914 in Lucy Claim, Australia
expired 7-11-2003 in Cairns, Australia   age 89
subject of 20 Questions interview in April 1983 `Playboy Magazine' former Marquette basketball coach (1964-77)  Alfred James McGuire   starting in 1977 did game commentary for NBC & later CBS
born on 9-7-1928 in New York, New York
expired 1-26-2001 in Brookfield, Wisconsin   age 72   cause: acute leukemia
screenwriter  Don McGuire   adaped Howard Breslin's story Bad Time at Hondo into Bad Day at Black Rock (1955); co-wrote story (with Larry Gelbart) that became Tootsie
born on 2-28-1919
expired 4-13-1999 in Los Angeles, California   age 80
actress  Dorothy Hackett McGuire
¤widow of John Swope (1943-79) 
born on 6-14-1916 in Omaha, Nebraska
expired 9-13-2001 in Santa Monica, California   age 85   cause: cardiac arrest
legendary basketball coach  Frank McGuire
born on 11-8-1916 in New York, New York
expired 10-11-1994   age 77
actress  Dorothy McHugh   immortalized the commercial slogan "...I've fallen and I can't get up..."
born on 8-14-1907
expired 7-19-1995   age 87   cause: stroke
character actor  Francis Curray "Frank" McHugh
born on 5-23-1898 in Homestead, Pennsylvania
expired 9-11-1981 in Greenwich, Connecticut   age 83
song writer  Jimmy McHugh   co-wrote I'm in the mood for Love for the movie Every Night at Eight (1935)
born on 7-10-1894 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 5-23-1969 in Beverly Hills, California   age 74
former University of Notre Dame Medieval Studies professor  Ralph Matthew McInerny   created the "Father Dowling" mystery novel series (tv series on ABC 1989-91 with Tom Bosley in title role)
born on 2-24-1929 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 1-29-2010 in Mishawaka, Indiana   age 80   cause: esophageal cancer
AKS: Mc Inerny
actor  John McIntire   husband of Jeanette Nolan
born on 6-27-1907 in Spokane, Washington
expired 1-30-1991 in Laguna Beach, California   age 83
Dow Chemical chemical engineer  Ray McIntire   inventor of Styrofoam® in the early 1940s
born on 8-24-1918 in Gardner, Kansas
expired 2-2-1996 in Midland, Michigan   age 77   cause: interstitial fibrosis
actor/playwright  George Cadogan Gardner McKay   played Capt. Adam Troy on Adventures in Paradise tv series (1959-61)
born on 6-10-1932 in New York, New York
expired 11-22-2001 in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii   age 69   cause: prostate cancer
retired ABC sportscaster  Jim McKay   known for the intro to ABC's Wide World of Sports: "Spanning the globe to bring you the constant variety of sports. The thrill of victory ... the agony of defeat. The human drama of athletic competition. This is ABC's Wide World of Sports."; father of CBS News/Sports head Sean McManus
¤born: James Kenneth McManus 
born on 9-24-1921 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 6-7-2008 in Monkton, Maryland   age 86
   Contest Selectors
2000BOD14%
2001BOD12.5%
2002BOD9.1%
2003OGGI5.6%
2004BOD5.6%
2005BOD4.3%
2006BOD, 4GUE6.7%
2007BOD, GOHI, 4GUE9.7%
2008BOD, GOHI, 4GUE9.4%
   Scored 4.5250 points

NASA research pilot  John B. McKay   flew the X-1B, X-1E & X-15
born on 12-8-1922 in Portsmouth, Virigina
expired 4-27-1975 in Lancaster, California   age 52   cause: complications from 1962 crash injuries
former football coach  John Harvey McKay   coached Southern Cal (1960-75) & Tampa Bay Buccaneers
born on 7-5-1923 in Everettsville, West Virginia
expired 6-10-2001 in Tampa, Florida   age 77   cause: kidney failure; diabetes
to next U.S. president: John Hansonto previous U.S. president: Samuel Huntington forgotten U.S. president  Thomas McKean   fifth (and last) president of the Continental Congress under the Declaration of Independence (7/10/1780-11/4/1781)
born on 3-19-1734 in New London, Pennsylvania
expired 6-24-1817 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 83
Andy wrestles the 'monster' into submission Monster.com founder (1999)  Andrew J. McKelvey   got caught backdating stock options - forced out of the company & paid fines
born on 10-13-1934 in New York, New York
expired 11-27-2008 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 74   cause: pancreatic cancer
author  Richard Milton McKenna   wrote novel The Sand Pebbles
born on 5-9-1913 in Mountain Home, Idaho
expired 11-1-1964 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina   age 51
author, Marxist  Ruth McKenney   wrote short story collection My Sister Eileen (1938); ousted from U.S. Communist Party for "deviating from party line" (1946)
born on 11-18-1911 in Mishawaka, Indiana
expired 7-25-1972 in Columbus, Ohio   age 60   cause: heart ailment; diabetes
character actor/voice actor  Dallas R. McKennon   first voice of Tony the Tiger; also voiced Gumby & Buzz Buzzard
born on 7-19-1919 in LaGrande, Oregon
expired 7-13-2009 in Raymond, Washington   age 89
   Contest Selectors
2006CSI3.3%
2008CSI3.1%
2009CSI3.3%
   Scored 6.1000 solo points

 Maurice McKenzie   first motion picture censor
expired 10-25-1944   age 62
actor  Leo McKern   played Rumpole of the Bailey; Thomas Cromwell in A Man for All Seasons (1966)
¤born: Reginald McKern 
born on 3-16-1920 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
expired 7-23-2002 in Bath, Somerset, England   age 82   cause: complications from diabetes
respected jazz bassist  Alfred Benjamin McKibbon   worked with the likes of Dizzy Gillespie, George Shearing, Cal Tjader, Thelonious Monk & Miles Davis
born on 1-1-1919 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 8-5-2005 in Los Angeles, California   age 86
Louisiana governor (1964-72)  John Julian McKiethen   pushed for construction of the Louisiana Superdome
born on 5-28-1918 in Grayson, Louisiana
expired 6-4-1999 in Columbia, Louisiana   age 81
Warner Brothers cartoonist  Charles E. "Chuck" McKimson Jr.   brother of Bob
born on 12-20-1914 in Colorado
expired 5-6-1999 in Los Angeles, California   age 84
Warner Brothers cartoonist  Robert "Bob" McKimson   created Tasmanian Devil, Speedy Gonzales and Foghorn Leghorn; brother of Chuck
born on 10-13-1910
expired 9-27-1977   age 66   cause: coronary
William McKinley portrait on the $1,000 billto next U.S. president: Theodore Rooseveltto previous U.S. president: Grover Cleveland 25th U.S. president (1897-1901)  William McKinley   president during Spanish American War
born on 1-29-1843 in Niles, Ohio
expired 9-14-1901 in Buffalo, New York   age 58   cause: assassinated
character actor  William "Bill" McKinney   played the one of the hillbilly rapists in Deliverance (1972) & was the assassin in The Parallax View (1974); his website was www.squeallikeapig.com
born on 9-12-1931 in Chattanooga, Tennessee
expired 12-1-2011 in Van Nuys, California   age 80   cause: esophageal cancer
former California congressman (1949-52)  Clinton Dotson McKinnon
born on 2-5-1906 in Dallas, Texas
expired 12-29-2001 in La Jolla, California   age 95
forgotten actress  Mona C. McKinnon   played Paula Trent in Plan 9 From Outer Space (1958)
¤née: Weddel 
born on 5-1-1929 in Tennessee
expired 3-12-1990 in Los Angeles, California   age 60
former CORE director (1966-67)  Floyd Bixler McKissick
born on 3-9-1922 in Ashville, North Carolina
expired 4-28-1991 in Durham, North Carolina   age 69
 Ruckins D. McKneely Jr.   Amelia Earhart's mechanic (didn't make the fateful flight)
born on 11-14-1908
expired 4-16-1998 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee   age 89
Dr.  Victor Almon McKusick   founder of the Johns Hopkins medical genetics department; recipient of the 1997 Lasker Award for Special Achievement in Medical Science; 1st to propose mapping of the human genome
¤"the father of medical genetics" 
born on 10-21-1921 in Parkman, Maine
expired 7-22-2008 in Baltimore, Maryland   age 86   cause: cancer
movie actor  Victor McLaglen   former boxer, promoted as the Great White Hope against Jack Johnson; won 1935 Academy Award for The Informer
born on 12-11-1886 in Tunbridge Wells, England
expired 11-7-1959 in Newport Beach, California   age 72
Insta Burger co-founder  James Whitman McLamore   changed name of the business to Burger King; created the Whopper
born on 5-30-1926
expired 8-8-1996   age 70
horticulturist  John McLaren   builder of Golden Gate Park in San Francisco
expired 1-12-1943 in San Francisco, California   age 96
shuck-n-jive band promoter/manager  Malcolm Robert Andrew McLaren   managed the Sex Pistols
¤aka: "Malcolm Robert Andrew Edwards" 
born on 1-22-1946 in Stoke Narington, London, England
expired 4-8-2010 in Switzerland   age 64   cause: mesothelioma
Marlboro Man  Wayne McLaren
born on 9-12-1940 in Lake Charles, Louisiana
expired 7-22-1992 in Newport Beach, California   age 51
architect & graphic designer  Donal McLaughlin   principal designer of the United Nations Emblem (1945) — it started out as just a lapel pin for the founding conference & was eventually adopted as the organizations logo (1946)
born on 7-26-1907 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 9-27-2009 in Garrett Park, Maryland   age 102   cause: esophageal cancer
20th Century Fox film editor  Barbara "Bobby" McLean   confidante of studio head Daryl Zanuck
¤born: Barbara Pollut 
born on 11-16-1903 in Palisades Park, New Jersey
expired 3-28-1996 in Newport Beach, California   age 92
newspaper publisher  Edward Beale McLean   publisher of the Washington Post; purchased the Hope Diamond for his wife Evalyn
expired 7-27-1941 in Baltimore, Maryland   age 58   cause: complications from alcoholism
Washington D.C. socialite  Evalyn Walsh McLean   owner of the Hope Diamond until her death (purchased for her by husband Edward B.); her estate sold the gem to Harry Winston in 1949
born on 8-1-1886 in Denver, Colorado
expired 4-26-1947 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 60   cause: pneumonia
physician Dr.  Jay McLean   discoverer of heparin, an anti-coagulant
expired 11-14-1957 in Savannah, Georgia   age 67
novelist  Kathryn Forbes McLean   wrote Bell, Book and Candle
¤pen name: Kathryn Forbes 
born on 3-20-1908
expired 5-15-1966 in San Francisco, California   age 58
Sea-Land Services founder  Malcom Purcell McLean   popularized the use of cargo containers (1950s)
born on 11-14-1913 in Maxton, North Carolina
expired 5-25-2001 in New York, New York   age 87   cause: compliations from heart failure
golfer  Fred McLeod   won 1908 U.S. Open (1st prize: $300)
born on 4-25-1882
expired 5-8-1976 in Chevy Chase, Maryland   age 94
movie director  Norman Zenos McLeod   directed Marx Brothers comedies Monkey Business (1931) & Horse Feathers (1932), as well as The Pale Face (1948) & Road to Rio (1947)
born on 9-20-1898 in Grayling, Michigan
expired 1-27-1964 in Hollywood, California   age 65   cause: stroke
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in March 1969  Herbert Marshall McLuhan   "The medium is the message."; coined phrase "Global Village" in foreward to the book Explorations in Communication (1960)
born on 7-21-1911 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
expired 12-31-1980 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 69
first British high commissioner for Egypt Sir  Arthur Henry McMahon   his 1915-16 correspondence with Sherif Hussein of Mecca is a major basis for Arab claims to Palestine
expired 12-29-1949 in London, England   age 87
huckster  Edward Leo Peter McMahon Jr.   was Johnny Carson's sidekick on Tonight Show & host of Star Search
born on 3-6-1923 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 6-23-2009 in Los Angeles, California   age 86   cause: pneumonia; systemic bone cancer
   Contest Selectors
1979JW, YJ15.4%
2002JEDS9.1%
2003ABRA5.6%
2006BONY, GGG6.7%
2007ABRA, BONY6.5%
2008ADWC, ANG, GAS, 4GUE12.5%
2009ADWC, ANG, GAS, GOHI, JCM, NFG20.0%
   Scored 3.9781 points

AKS: McMahan
character actor  Horace McMahon
born on 5-17-1907 in South Norwalk, Connecticut
expired 8-17-1971 in Norwalk, Connecticut   age 64   cause: "heart ailment"
 Patrick Henry McMahon   wounded PT-109 sailor saved by JFK
born on 1-24-1906
expired 2-18-1990   age 84
former pro wrassler & promoter  Vincent Kennedy McMahon Sr.   father of the WWF promoter
born on 7-6-1914
expired 5-17-1984   age 69   cause: cancer
cartoonist  George McManus   created the Bringing Up Father comic strip in 1912
born on 1-23-1884 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 10-22-1954 in Santa Monica, California   age 70
the Emmy statuette film artist  Louis M. McManus   designer of the Emmy award statuette (1948; using his wife as the model); was awarded one of the first 6 for his efforts (1949)
born on 5-23-1898
expired 4-17-1968 in Hollywood, California   age 69
preschool founder  Virginia S. McMartin   victim of child molestation villification hysteria craze of 1980's
born on 7-23-1907
expired 12-17-1995   age 88
irascible former Teamster's Union official  Rolland McMaster   once an ally of Jimmy Hoffa (they had a falling-out in 1967) has been considered a person of "interest" in his disappearance; based upon an informant's tip the FBI dug up what had been his horse farm in Milford, MI looking for a body — they came up empty
born on 3-23-1914
expired 10-25-2007 in Fenton, Michigan   age 93
former Arkansas governor (1949-52)  Sidney Sanders McMath
born on 6-14-1912 in Columbia City, Arkansas
expired 10-4-2003 in Little Rock, Arkansas   age 91   cause: heart failure
 Ted W. McMichael   co-wrote (with Leo Killion & Jack Owens) the Hut Sut Song (1941)
born on 4-4-1908 in Marshalltown, Iowa
expired 2-27-2001 in Camarillo, California   age 92
Nobel prize-winning chemist  Edwin Mattison McMillan   co-discoverer of Plutonium (with Glenn Seaborg); discoverer of Neptunium
born on 9-12-1907 in Redondo Beach, California
expired 9-7-1991 in El Cerrito, California   age 83
actor  Kenneth McMillan
born on 7-2-1932 in New York, New York
expired 1-8-1989 in Santa Monica, California   age 56   cause: liver failure
geezer  John Ingram McMorran
born on 6-19-1889 in Goodland Township, Lapeer County, Michigan
expired 2-23-2003 in Lakeland, Florida   age 113   cause: pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
2003JL, KLS11.1%
   Scored 2.4500 points

sports team owner  John Joseph McMullen Sr.   former owner of the Houston Astros baseball team & the New Jersey Devils hockey team
born on 5-10-1918 in Jersey City, New Jersey
expired 9-16-2005 in Montclair, New Jersey   age 87
1919 Chicago White Sox player  Frederick William McMullin   involved in the Black Sox scandal
born on 10-13-1891 in Scammon, Kansas
expired 11-21-1952 in Los Angeles, California   age 61
actress  Barbara Joan McNair   did October 1968 Playboy pictorial
born on 3-4-1934 in Racine, Wisconsin
expired 2-4-2007 in Los Angeles, California   age 72   cause: throat cancer
child murder victim  Carole Denise McNair   killed by KKK goons in church bombing
born on 11-17-1951 in Birmingham, Alabama
expired 9-15-1963 in Birmingham, Alabama   age 11   cause: murdered; bomb explosion
Shuttle STS-41--B & 51--L astronaut  Ronald Erwin McNair
born on 10-12-1950 in Lake City, South Carolina
expired 1-28-1986 in Cape Canaveral, Florida   age 35   cause: Shuttle Challenger explosion
retired NFL quarterback  Steve LaTreal McNair   killed by mistress (presumably when she learned that he had no intention of dumping wifey for her)
born on 2-14-1973 in Mount Olive, Mississippi
expired 7-4-2009 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 36   cause: murdered; gunshots to head (both temples) & chest
printing firm co-founder (1956)  Andrew McNally Sr.   started printing maps in 1872
expired 5-7-1904 in Pasadena, California   age 68   cause: pneumonia
map publisher  Andrew McNally Jr.   son of company co-founder; president of Rand, McNally & Co. 1932-48, chairman 1948-54
expired 5-20-1954 in Chicago, Illinois   age 67
former Rand, McNally & Co. president (1948-74) & chairman (1974-93)  Andrew McNally III   grandson of company co-founder
born on 8-17-1909 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 11-15-2001 in Chicago, Illinois   age 92
former Baltimore/Montreal pitcher (1962-75)  David Arthur "Dave" McNally   successfully challenged baseball's reserve clause
born on 10-31-1942 in Billings, Montana
expired 12-1-2002 in Billings, Montana   age 60   cause: cancer
Boston College professor  Raymond Thomas McNally   researcher - proposed several explanations for the origins of the Dracula legend; wrote In Search of Dracula: A True History of Dracula and Vampire Legends (1972), Dracula: A Biography of Vlad the Impaler, 1431-1476 (1973) & Dracula Was A woman: In Search of the Blood Countess of Transylvania (1983)
born on 4-15-1931 in Cleveland Heights, Ohio
expired 10-2-2002 in Newton, Massachusetts   age 71   cause: cancer
 Frank X. McNamara   co-founded the Diners' Club (1950)
expired 11-9-1957 in Manhasset, New York   age 40
actress  Maggie McNamara   played Patty O'Neill in The Moon is Blue (1953)
born on 6-18-1928 in New York, New York
expired 2-18-1978 in New York, New York   age 49   cause: suicide; pill overdose
Michigan senator (1955-66)  Patrick Vincent McNamara
born on 10-4-1894 in North Weymouth, Massachusetts
expired 4-30-1966 in Bethesda, Maryland   age 71
Kennedy/Johnson Defense secretary (1961-68)  Robert Strange McNamara   his naïve (fog-bound?) political bumbling lead to a lot of misery in Vietnam
born on 6-9-1916 in San Francisco, California
expired 7-6-2009 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 93   cause: irreversible sphincter cranium capture
   Contest Selectors
2001ROTS12½%
2002RAVN9.1%
2004RR5.6%
2005ANG, RR, WORM13.0%
2006ANG, RR6.7%
2007ANG, AUDC, BYE, DGW12.9%
2008BYE, DGW, OIE, QKU12.5%
2009ADWC, BYE, DGW, QKU13.3%
   Scored 3.5125 points

AKS: MacNamera
NBC sports announcer  Graham McNamee   did play-by-play announcing of first NFL Thanksgiving football game (1934)
born on 7-10-1888 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 5-9-1942 in New York, New York   age 53   cause: brain embolism
former biology teacher  Margaret Craig McNamera   wife of former Defense Secretary; developed idea for Reading Is Fundamental program (1966)
born on 8-22-1915 in Seattle, Washington
expired 2-3-1981 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 65   cause: cancer
morning radio show host  Don McNeill   hosted the Breakfast Club from 1933 to 1968
born on 12-23-1907 in Galena, Illinois
expired 5-7-1996 in Evanston, Illinois   age 88
king of the cue cards  Bernard Joseph "Barney" McNulty Jr.   invented cue cards (1949); Bob Hope called them "idiot cards"; younger brother of Penny Singleton
born on 6-15-1923 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 12-17-2000 in Studio City, California   age 77   cause: heart attack
 Robert J. McNulty
born on 12-1-1921
expired 6-30-1996 in Minneapolis, Minnesota   age 74   cause: congestive heart failure
Chicago jazz artist  Jimmy Dugald McPartland
born on 3-15-1907 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 3-13-1991 in New York, New York   age 83
pianist & composer  Lindsay McPhail   first husband of Addie Oakley Dukes McPhail Arbuckle Sheldon
born on 11-19-1895 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 3-3-1965 in Tupper Lake, New York   age 69
"Dream Doctor"  Charles Lambert McPhee
born on 4-24-1962 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 5-8-2011 in Woodland Hills, California   age 49   cause: Bulbar ALS
   Contest Selectors
2009TBC3.3%

populist Los Angeles evangelist  Aimee Semple McPherson   "disappeared" for a while; was she kidnapped, wandering aimlessly, or just out having a good time?
born on 10-9-1890 in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada
expired 9-27-1944 in Oakland, California   age 53
Peace, love, whatever ... actor  Stephen Terence "Steve" McQueen   played title role in Bullitt and Hilts in The Great Escape (1963)
born on 3-24-1930 in Indianapolis, Indiana
expired 11-7-1980 in Juarez, Mexico   age 50   cause: heart attack following tumor surgery; mesothelioma
Gone With The Wind actress  Thelma "Butterfly" McQueen   played Prissy, the adle-brained house slave ("...I don't know nuthin' 'bout birthin' babies...")
born on 1-7-1911 in Tampa, Florida
expired 12-22-1995 in Augusta, Georgia   age 84   cause: burns suffered while attempting to light a kerosene heater
   Contest Selectors
1980 EB6.3%

singer  Carmen McRae
born on 4-8-1920 in New York, New York
expired 11-10-1994 in Beverly Hills, California   age 74
bluegrass musician  James Monroe "Jim" McReynolds
born on 2-13-1927 in Carfax, Virginia
expired 12-31-2002 in Gallatin, Tennessee   age 75   cause: cancer
jazz pianist/bandleader  James Columbus "Jay" McShann   lead a band for over 60 years; introduced Charlie Parker
¤nickname: "Hootie" 
born on 1-12-1916 in Muskogee, Oklahoma
expired 12-7-2006 in Kansas City, Missouri   age 90
baseball umpire  John McSherry
born on 9-11-1944 in New York, New York
expired 4-1-1996   age 51
Great Lakes sailor  Ernest Michael McSorley   Captain of the Edmund Fitzgerald
expired 11-10-1975 in Eastern Lake Superior, Canada   age 63   cause: drowned when ship foundered
child molestation victim  Patrick M. McSorley   one of the accusers of defrocked priest John Geoghan
born on 7-6-1974
expired 2-23-2004 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 29
former Greenpeace head  David Fraser McTaggart   a co-founder of the group
born on 6-23-1932 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
expired 3-23-2001 in Perugia, Umbria, Italy   age 68   cause: head-on car crash
lawyer  John Tripp McTernan   made a name for himself defending communists — accused and otherwise; got a number of dubious laws tossed by the Supreme Court
born on 11-25-1910 in White Plains, New York
expired 3-28-2005 in Santa Monica, California   age 94
hapless sea captain  George McVay   master of the Larchmont which sank in 1907 with 130-50 lives lost; captain of the Mackinac --- it blew up in 1925 with a loss of 55
expired 11-16-1951 in Providence, Rhode Island   age 71
tenor saxophonist/bandleader  Jack McVea   had novelty hit with Open the Door, Richard (1947)
born on 11-5-1914
expired 12-27-2000 in Los Angeles, California   age 86
the perp, following his initial arrest Oklahoma City bomber  Timothy James McVeigh
born on 4-23-1968 in Pendleton, New York
expired 6-11-2001 in Terre Haute, Indiana   age 33   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2001 ANG, BOD25%
2001 ANG, BOD, DTM, RR, TEX62½%
   Scored 9.3563 points

Guinness Book of World Records co-editor (with his twin brother)  Alan Ross McWhirter
born on 8-12-1925 in London, England
expired 11-27-1975 in London, England   age 49   cause: IRA bomb
former Guinness Book of World Records co-editor (with his twin brother)  Norris Dewar McWhirter   was the track announcer when Roger Bannister broke the 4-minute mile
born on 8-12-1925 in London, England
expired 4-19-2004 in Kington Langley, Wiltshire, England   age 78   cause: heart attack
actress  Caroline Margaret McWilliams   ex-wife of Michael Keaton; played Sally on Soap, Marcy Hill on Benson & LuAnn Pruit on Beverly Hills 90210
born on 4-4-1945 in Seattle, Washington
expired 2-11-2010 in Los Angeles, California   age 64   cause: multiple myeloma
self-help book author  Peter Alexander McWilliams   proponent of medical marijuana use
born on 8-5-1949 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 6-14-2000 in Los Angeles, California   age 50   cause: AIDS; non-Hodgkins lymphoma

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