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banjo player  Eddie Peabody
¤nickname: "The Banjo King" 
born on 2-19-1902 in Reading, Massachusetts
expired 11-7-1970 in Covington, Kentucky   age 68
banker & philosophy  George Foster Peabody   namesake of award established in 1939
born on 7-27-1852 in Columbus, Georgia
expired 3-4-1938 in Warm Springs, Georgia   age 85   cause: heart failure
jazz instrumentalist  Curtis Peagler   played the double-bass, trombone and saxophone (tenor & alto)
born on 9-17-1929 in Cincinnati, Ohio
expired 12-19-1992 in Los Angeles, California   age 63
"colorful" British military officer Lt.Colonel  Frederick Gerald Peake   co-founded the Arab League in Transjordan
expired 3-30-1970 in Kelso, Scotland   age 84
writer  Loretta Ruth Stafford Peale   Norman Vincent's widow
born on 9-10-1906 in Fonda, Iowa
expired 2-6-2008 in Pawling, New York   age 101
   Contest Selectors
2002JL9.1%
2003JL5.6%
2007DGW3.2%
2008DGW, TFM6.3%
   Scored 3.6500 points

Rev.  Norman Vincent Peale
born on 5-31-1898 in Bowersville, Ohio
expired 12-24-1993 in Pawling, New York   age 95
   Contest Selectors
1980 JW6.3%

actress  Alice Pearce   original Gladys Kravitz on Bewitched (1964-66)
born on 10-16-1917 in New York, New York
expired 3-3-1966 in Hollywood, California   age 48   cause: cancer
kidnapped Wall Street Journal reporter  Daniel Pearl
born on 10-10-1963 in Princeton, New Jersey
expired 1-31-2002 in Karachi, Pakistan   age 38   cause: murdered; throat slit; beheaded
actor  Stephen Pearlman
born on 2-26-1935
expired 9-30-1998 in New York, New York   age 63   cause: cancer
 Bill Austin "Billy" Pearson   jockey, art expert & game show contestant ($64,000 Question & $64,000 Challenge)
born on 5-19-1920 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 11-28-2002 in Kingston, New York   age 82   cause: pneumonia
political columnist  Drew Pearson   co-founder of Washington Merry-Go-Round column (1932)
born on 12-13-1897 in Evanston, Illinois
expired 9-1-1969 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 71
former Canadian prime minister (1963-68)  Lester Bowles Pearson   winner of the 1957 Nobel Peace Prize
born on 4-23-1897 in Newtonbrooke, Ontario, Canada
expired 12-27-1972 in Rockcliffe, Ontario, Canada   age 75   cause: liver cancer
AKS: Newtonbrook is now part of Toronto
Washington Post obituary editor (1988-his death)  Richard G. Pearson
born on --1949 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 11-11-2003 in Arlington, Virginia   age 54   cause: pancreatic cancer
Great Gildersleave actor  Harold "Hal" Peary
born on 7-25-1908 in San Landro, California
expired 3-30-1985 in Torrance, California   age 76
AKS: Perry
Palomar Observatory optician & astronomer Dr.  Francis G. Pease   co-designer of the 100 & 200 inch telescopes on Mount Wilson, California
born on 1-14-1881 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
expired 2-7-1938 in Pasadena, California   age 57
to next Pope: Pius Xto previous Pope: Pius IX Catholic Church leader (1878-1903)  Gioacchino Vincenzo Raffaele Luigi Pecci   elected 257th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church February 20, 1878
¤Pope Leo XIII 
born on 3-2-1810 in Carpineto, Italy
expired 7-20-1903 in Rome, Italy   age 93
actor  Bob Peck   played game warden Robert Muldoon in Jurassic Park (1993)
born on 8-23-1945 in Leeds, Oxfordshire, England
expired 4-4-1999 in London, England   age 53   cause: cancer
actor  Eldred Gregory Peck   won Best Actor oscar for To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
born on 4-5-1916 in La Jolla, California
expired 6-12-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 87
   Contest Selectors
2003KLS, RAVN, TMTX16.7%
   Scored 4.4250 points

interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in March 1991 psychiatrist/author Dr.  Morgan Scott Peck   wrote The Road Less Traveled (1978)
born on 5-22-1936 in New York, New York
expired 9-26-2005 in Warren, Litchfield County, Connecticut   age 69   cause: pancreatic cancer; liver duct cancer; Parkinson's disease; impotence
AKS: M. Scott Peck
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in August 1972 moviedirector  David Samuel Peckinpah   made The Wild Bunch (1969) & The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)
born on 2-21-1925 in Fresno, California
expired 12-28-1984 in Inglewood, California   age 59   cause: stroke
Great Lakes sailor  Karl Anthony Peckol   Watchman aboard the Edmund Fitzgerald
expired 11-10-1975 in Eastern Lake Superior, Canada   age 55   cause: drowned when ship foundered
New York judge  Ferdinand Pecora   led investigation of Wall Street after 1929 crash which resulted in the creation of the Securities and Exchange Commission
born on 1-6-1882 in Nicosia, Sicily, Italy
expired 12-7-1971 in New York, New York   age 89   cause: heart failure
Dr.  Charles John Pedersen   shared the 1987 Nobel Prize in chemistry
born on 10-3-1904 in Fusan, Korea
expired 10-26-1989 in Salem, New Jersey   age 85   cause: myeloma
The Eastland under steam on Lake Michigan  Harry Pedersen   captain of the excursion vessel Eastland when it capsized in the Chicago River (7/24/1914) resulting in 844 deaths
born on 3-18-1860 in Norway
expired 7-25-1939 in Chicago, Illinois   age 79   cause: nephritis
author  Knud Pedersen   a big fan of Germany & National Socialism — he went along with the Nazi invasion of Norway (which tended to devalue his 1920 Nobel Literature prize)
¤pen name: Knut Hamsun 
born on 8-4-1859 in Lom, Gudbrandsdal, Norway
expired 2-19-1952 in Grimstad, Norway   age 92
former UC-Berkeley computer scientist (1955-91)  Donald Pederson   oversaw creation of the circuit design/testing tool called SPICE (Simulation Program with Integrated Circuits Emphasis; 1972)
born on 9-30-1925 in Hallock, Minnesota
expired 12-25-2004 in Concord, California   age 79   cause: Parkinson's disease
Roberta, with the rack that made Robyn Hilton envious 1970s nudie model  Roberta Pedon
¤born: Rosma Laila Grantovskis 
born on 5-2-1954 in Ohio
expired 7-30-1982 in Alameda County, California   age 28   cause: shock; lactic acidosis; alcoholic liver disease
AKS: Grantoviskis
"mega-savant"  Kim Peek   an inspiration for the creation of the Rain Man character
born on 11-11-1951 in Salt Lake City, Utah
expired 12-19-2009 in Murray, Utah   age 58   cause: heart attack
Sir  Robert "Bobby" Peel   reorganized the London, England, police force; London cops came to be known as "Bobbies" after their commander
born on 2-5-1788 in Bury, Lancashire, England
expired 1-2-1850 in London, England   age 61
operatic tenor  Jan Peerce
¤born: Jacob Pincus Perelmuth 
born on 6-3-1904 in New York, New York
expired 12-15-1984 in New York, New York   age 80
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP6.3%

former Disney cartoonist  William Bartlett "Bill" Peet Sr.   planned animation sequences for Song of the South (1946); drew Dumbo; wrote screenplay for 101 Dalmatians (1961); also a writer of children's books
¤born: W.B. Peed 
born on 1-29-1915 in Grandview, Indiana
expired 5-11-2002 in Studio City, California   age 87   cause: pneumonia; cancer; heart problems
newspaper columnist  James Westbrook Pegler   won 1941 Pulitzer prize for exposing corruption in labor unions; lost libel suit against Quentin Reynolds
born on 8-2-1894 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 6-24-1969 in Tucson, Arizona   age 74
Cincinnati Reds catcher (1896-1904)  Henry C. Peitz
¤nickname: "Heinie" 
expired 10-23-1943 in Cincinnati, Ohio   age 73
NYC teacher/school principal  Bridget Caulfield Peixotto   in 1913 was dismissed after becoming pregnant; reinstated in 1915 with back pay; case basis for much U.S. law & rules concerning maternity leave
born on 9-5-1877
expired 4-15-1972 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 94
Harvey, peering from behind his autobiography retired Cleveland Veterans Administration Hospital file clerk (1966-2003)  Harvey Pekar   prickly jazz aficionado & critic; autobiographical subject of American Splendor (2003)
born on 10-8-1939 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 7-11-2010 in Cleveland Heights, Ohio   age 70   cause: prostate cancer; asthma; hypertension; depression
   Contest Selectors
2005WORM4.3%

Turkish premier (1946-47)  Recep Peker
¤make up your own nicknames for this guy 
expired 4-2-1950 in Istanbul, Turkey   age 62   cause: heart attack
former Israeli Air Force commander  Benjamin "Benny" Peled   lead 1976 hostage rescue raid on the Entebbe (Uganda) airport
¤born: Benjamin Weidenfeld 
born on --1928 in Tel Aviv, Palestine
expired 7-13-2002   age 74   cause: emphysema
former Czech parliament member  Jiří Pelikán   head of the state-run radio & tv system who eliminated censorship; a leader of the "Prague Spring" movement in 1968 & leading supporter of Alexander Dubcek
born on 2-7-1923 in Olomouc, Moravia, Czechoslovakia
expired 6-26-1999 in Rome, Italy   age 76
AKS: Jiri Pelikan
former Rhode Island Senator (1961-97)  Claiborne DeBorda Pell   wrote the law that gives money to college students (Pell Grants)
born on 11-22-1918 in New York, New York
expired 1-1-2009 in Newport, Rhode Island   age 90   cause: Parkinson's disease
   Contest Selectors
2007DTH, GREB6.5%
2008GREB3.1%
2009GREB, RR6.7%
   Scored 4.7500 points

American World War II French resistance fighter  Isabel Townsend Pell   led Maquis resistance cells on French Riviera
expired 6-5-1952 in New York, New York   age 51
Wendy's commercial actress  Clara Peller   known for her trademark complaint "Where's the Beef?!"
born on 8-4-1903 in Russia
expired 8-11-1987 in Chicago, Illinois   age 84   cause: emphysema
highwayman (robber)  Nicolas Jacques Pelletier   first person to experience decapitation by guillotine
expired 4-25-1792   age ??   cause: executed; guillotine
Atlanta pharmacist Dr.  John Styth Pemberton   invented Coca-Cola (May 8, 1886)
born on 7-8-1831 in Knoxville, Georgia
expired 8-16-1888 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 57   cause: cancer
accomplished scribe  Pietek Pemper   had been the personal typist for the commandant of the Plaszów concentration camp until Oskar Schindler came along — he was the person that typed up the list of 1,200+ inmates that were to be transferred to Schindler's metal stamping plant, thus saving their lives
¤born: Mieczyslaw Pemper 
born on 3-24-1920 in Krakáu, Poland
expired 6-7-2011 in Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany   age 91
corrupt Kansas City (Missouri) Democratic machine political boss  Thomas Joseph Pendergast   plead guilty to income tax evasion in 1939
born on 7-22-1872 in Saint Joseph, Missouri
expired 1-26-1945 in Kansas City, Missouri   age 72
soul singer  Theodore DeReese "Teddy" Pendergrass   suffered lower-body paralysis in 1982 auto accident
born on 3-26-1950 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 1-13-2010 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania   age 59   cause: complications from colon cancer surgery
AKS: Pendergras Pendergas Pendergass
U.S. Civil Rights Commission chairman  Clarence M. Pendleton
born on 11-10-1930
expired 6-5-1988   age 57
golfer  Harvey Morrison Penick
born on 10-23-1904 in Austin, Texas
expired 4-2-1995   age 90
 Theodore A. Penland   last commander of the Grand Army of the Republic Civil War veterans organization
expired 9-13-1950 in Vancouver, Washington   age 101
movie director  Arthur Penn   directed The Miracle Worker (Broadway play & movie; 1959/62), Bonnie and Clyde (1967), Alice's Restaurant (1969) & Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989)
born on 9-27-1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 9-28-2010 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 88   cause: congestive heart failure
character actor  Christopher "Chris" Penn   brother of Sean
born on 10-10-1965 in Los Angeles, California
expired 1-24-2006 in Santa Monica, California   age 40   cause: nonspecific cardiomyopathy
actor/director  Leo Z. Penn   blacklisted in the 1940s and 50s; father of Sean & Chris
born on 8-27-1921
expired 9-5-1998 in Santa Monica, California   age 77   cause: lung cancer
actress  Jocelyn Brando Pennebaker   older sister of Marlon; appeared on Broadway in the original production of Mr. Roberts; also appeared in The Ugly American (1963) & Mommie Dearest (1981)
born on 11-18-1919 in San Francisco, California
expired 11-27-2005 in Santa Monica, California   age 86
radio comedian  Joe Penner   his catch phrase was "Wanna buy a duck?"
¤born: Joseph Pinter 
born on 11-11-1904 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary
expired 1-10-1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 36
department store chain founder  James Cash Penney
born on 9-16-1875 in Hamilton, Missouri
expired 2-12-1971 in New York, New York   age 95   cause: complications from fall
1920s Broadway actress, dancer, singer  Ann Pennington   popularized the Black Bottom song and dance in George White's Scandals of 1926
born on 12-27-1893 in Camden, New Jersey
expired 11-4-1971 in New York, New York   age 77
Webb, Mississippi farmer  James G. "Jim" Pennington   one of the jurors in the "trial" of J.W. Milam & Roy Bryant for the murder of Emmett Till
born on 1-10-1918
expired 12-17-1994 in Webb, Mississippi   age 76
 Lida Irene Wells Pennington
born on 12-24-1898
expired 7-17-2003 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana   age 104
New York Yankees pitcher  Herbert Jeffries Pennock   batted last in Murderers' Row
¤nickname: "The Knight of Kennett Square" 
born on 2-10-1894 in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
expired 1-30-1948 in New York, New York   age 53   cause: cerebral hemorrhage
former Selective Service head (1972-77)  Byron Vincent Pepitone   oversaw transition from the draft to an all volunteer force; resigned when Carter pardoned draft evaders
born on 6-9-1918 in New Brunswick, New Jersey
expired 9-11-2003 in Port Saint Lucie, Florida   age 85
A-Team actor  George Peppard   also starred as Banacek
born on 10-1-1928 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 5-8-1994 in Los Angeles, California   age 65
jazz artist  Arthur Edward Pepper
born on 9-1-1925 in Gardena, California
expired 6-15-1982 in Los Angeles, California   age 56
Doris & Fred Ziffel actress  Barbara Pepper   played Doris Ziffel on Green Acres (1965-69)
¤real name: Barbara P. Enfield 
born on 5-31-1915 in New York, New York
expired 7-18-1969   age 54   cause: heart attack
mentally enfeebled Florida Representative (1963-89)  Claude Denson Pepper   also a Florida State senator (1936-51); vindictive apologist for the massive ponzi scheme known as "Social Security"
born on 9-8-1900 in Dudleyville, Alabama
expired 5-30-1989 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 88
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in April 1968 former Illinois senator (1967-85)  Charles Harting Percy   heir to the Bell & Howell "fortune"; father of twins Sharon and Valerie
born on 9-27-1919 in Pensacola, Florida
expired 9-17-2011 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 91   cause: Alzheimer's disease
AKS: Hartung
 Valerie Percy   daughter of Charles H. Percy; twin sister of Sharon
born on 12-10-1944 in Oakland, California
expired 9-18-1966 in Kenilworth, Illinois   age 21   cause: skull fracture & stab wounds
poultry processing company founder (1920)  Arthur W. Perdue   father of Frank; family name was originally Perdeux
born on 8-8-1885
expired 6-27-1977 in Salisbury, Maryland   age 91
fowl businessman  Franklin Parsons "Frank" Perdue   son of company founder
born on 5-9-1920 in Salisbury, Maryland
expired 3-31-2005 in Salisbury, Maryland   age 84   cause: bird flu?
   Contest Selectors
2003TAP5.6%
2004TAP5.6%

elder Native American  Javier Pereira   made undocumented claim to extreme age
expired 3-30-1958 in Monteria, Columbia   age 167
Brazilian soccer star  Valdir Pereira   captain of 1958 & 1962 World Champion teams
¤aka: "Didi
born on 10-8-1929 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
expired 5-12-2001 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   age 71   cause: liver failure
humorist  Sidney Joseph Perelman   wrote screenplays for Monkey Business (1931), Horse Feathers (1932) & Around the World in Eighty Days (won oscar; 1956)
born on 2-1-1904 in New York, New York
expired 10-17-1979 in New York, New York   age 75   cause: "natural causes"
to next Pope: Urban VIIto previous Pope: Gregory XIII Catholic Church leader (1585-1590)  Felice Peretti   elected 228th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church April 24, 1585
¤Pope Sixtus V 
born on 12-13-1521 in Grottamare, Italy
expired 8-27-1590 in Rome, Italy   age 68
Marie Curie colleague  Marguerite Perey   discovered element 87, Francium, in 1939
expired 5-13-1975 in Paris, France   age 65
former Venezuelan minister of Mines and Development  Juan Pablo Pérez Alfonso   a co-founder of OPEC (September 1960)
born on 12--1903
expired 9-3-1979 in Georgetown, Maryland   age 75   cause: pancreatic cancer
 Marcos Pérez Jiménez   military dictator of Venezuela (1952-58)
born on 4-25-1914 in Tachira State, Venezuela
expired 9-20-2001 in Madrid, Spain   age 87   cause: heart attack
Texas death row inmate  Robert Anthony Martinez Perez   a "general" in the Mexican prison gangs
¤number 999322 
born on 6-29-1958
expired 3-6-2007 in Huntsville, Texas   age 48   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2007ADWC, BOD, DFFC, DTH, DTM, JCM, KLS, OIE, PCD, QKU, RAVN, RIE, SPIT41.9%
   Scored 7.7006 points

Tejano singer  Selena Quintanilla Perez
born on 4-16-1971 in Lake Jackson, Texas
expired 3-31-1995 in Corpus Christi, Texas   age 23   cause: shot to death by Yolanda Saldivar
Boston/Milwaukee Braves owner (1946-62)  Louis Robert Perini   moved team to Milwaukee in 1953
born on 11-29-1903 in Ashland, Massachusetts
expired 4-16-1972 in West Palm Beach, Florida   age 68
Psycho actor  Anthony Perkins
born on 4-14-1932 in New York, New York
expired 9-12-1992 in Hollywood, California   age 60   cause: pneumonia; AIDS
actress & photographer  Berinthia Berenson "Berry" Perkins   Marisa's sister; widow of Anthony Perkins
born on 4-14-1948 in New York, New York
expired 9-11-2001 in New York, New York   age 53   cause: aboard hijacked American Airlines flight 11
rockabilly pioneer  Carl Lee Perkins   wrote Blue Suede Shoes (1955)
born on 4-9-1932 in Tiptonville, Tennssee
expired 1-19-1998 in Jackson, Tennessee   age 65   cause: complications from strokes
FDR Labor Secretary (1933-45)  Frances Perkins   first woman cabinet secretary
born on 4-10-1882 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 5-14-1965 in New York, New York   age 83
blues pianist  Joseph William "Pinetop" Perkins   his signature songs include "Pinetop's Boogie Woogie" and "Got My Mojo Working"
¤aka: "Joe Willie" 
born on 7-7-1913 in Honey Creek Plantation, Belzoni, Mississippi
expired 3-21-2011 in Austin, Texas   age 97   cause: cardiac arrest
   Contest Selectors
2007NFG3.2%
2008NFG, RR6.3%
2009GOHI, NFG, RR10.0%
2010NFG, RR7.4%

Texas death row inmate  Reginald W. Perkins   suspected serial strangler; convicted of raping two 12-year old girls in Ohio but inexplicably released after 6 years; getting the needle for murdering step-mother Gertie Mae Perkins
¤#999407 
born on 4-29-1955 in Arkansas
expired 1-22-2009 in Huntsville, Texas   age 53   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2009ADWC, DFFC, DTM, JCM, RAVN, SBAP20.0%
   Scored 7.2781 points

Wild Kingdom host  Richard Marlin Perkins
born on 3-28-1905 in Carthage, Missouri
expired 6-14-1986 in Saint Louis, Missouri   age 81
   Contest Selectors
1980 EK6.3%

composer/musicologist  George Perle   winner of the 1986 Pulitzer Prize in music; recipient of a MacArthur fellowship
born on 5-6-1915 in Bayonne, New Jersey
expired 1-23-2009 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 93
   Contest Selectors
2005GHG4.3%
2006GHG3.3%
2009BYE3.3%
   Scored 5.7000 solo points

AKS: Perlie
pianist  Vladislas "Vlado" Perlemuter   collaborted with Ravel
born on 5-26-1904 in Kovno, Russia (now Kaunas, Lithuania)
expired 9-4-2002 in Paris, France   age 98
former Carnegie Mellon University computer science department head  Alan Jay Perlis   noted for his work in advanced programming tecniques and compiler construction; received the first A.M. Turing Award (1966)
born on 4-1-1922 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 2-7-1990   age 67
Navy machinist's mate  Albert G. Perna   aboard the B-25 bomber that crashed into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building
expired 7-28-1945 in New York, New York   age 20   cause: plane crash
small-time Argentine actress  Eva Duarte de Perón   used the casting couch to work her way up; married promising Army Colonel Juan Peron, eventually becoming Argentina's first lady; subject of stage play and movie Evita
¤born: Eva Maria Duarte 
born on 5-7-1919 in Los Toldos, Argentina
expired 7-26-1952 in Buenos Aires, Argentina   age 33
Argentine president (1946-55 and 1973-74)  Juan Domingo Perón   husband of Eva and Isabel
born on 10-8-1895 in Lobos, Argentina
expired 7-1-1974 in Buenos Aires, Argentina   age 78
presidential mother  Juana Sosa de Perón
expired 5-30-1953 in Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina   age 78
former Minnesota governor (1977-79 & 1983-91)  Rudy Perpich
born on 6-27-1928 in Carson Lake, Minnesota
expired 9-21-1995 in Saint Paul, Minnesota   age 67
physicist  Jean Baptiste Perrin   was the 1926 Nobel physics laureate
born on 9-30-1870 in Lille, France
expired 4-17-1942 in New York, New York   age 71
actor  Victor H. Perrin   the original Control Voice on The Outer Limits — "Please Stand By ..." (1963-65); played planet leader Tharn on original Star Trek series episode Mirror, Mirror (1967) & the voice of the Nomad Probe in The Changeling episode
born on 4-26-1916 in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
expired 7-4-1989 in Los Angeles, California   age 73
WNBA/Houston Comets point guard  Kim Perrot
born on 1-18-1967 in Lafayette, Louisiana
expired 8-19-1999 in Houston, Texas   age 32   cause: cancer; (brain and lung)
AKS: Perot Parrot Parot
famed Broadway director  Antoinette Perry   directed Harvey; the major Broadway show award, the Tony is named for her
¤aka: Antoinette Freauff 
born on 6-27-1888 in Denver, Colorado
expired 6-28-1946 in New York, New York   age 58
fisherman  Elwood Lake Perry   patented the Spoonplug fishing lure (1946)
born on 7-10-1915 in Hickory, South Carolina
expired 8-12-2005 in Taylorsville, North Carolina   age 90
director  Frank Perry
born on 8-21-1930 in New York, New York
expired 9-6-1995 in New York, New York   age 65
tennis player  Frederick J. Perry
born on 5-18-1909
expired 2-2-1995 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia   age 85
Hyperion Records founder  George Edward "Ted" Perry
born on 5-5-1931
expired 2-9-2003 in London, England   age 71   cause: lung cancer
World War II Rear admiral  John Richard Perry   organized the Navy Seabees construction battalions
expired 9-25-1955 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 56
controversial character actor  Lincoln Theodore Monroe Andrew Perry
¤aka: "Stepin Fetchit
born on 5-30-1902 in Key West, Florida
expired 11-19-1985 in Woodland Hills, California   age 83   cause: pneumonia; congestive heart failure
former U of Michigan football player  Lowell W. Perry   former Michigan Labor Department head (1991-96); college roommate of Darth Vader
born on 12-5-1931 in Ypsilanti, Michigan
expired 1-7-2001 in Southfield, Michigan   age 69   cause: cancer
one-time (Dallas, TX) Parkland Hospital E.R. medic Dr.  Malcolm Oliver Perry 2nd   performed a futile tracheotomy on JFK when he was brought in
born on 9-3-1929 in Allen, Texas
expired 12-5-2009 in Tyler, Texas   age 80   cause: lung cancer
Commodore  Matthew Calbraith Perry   sent by president Fillmore to isolationist Japan (1852) to open up trade; succeeded in 1854; brother of Oliver Hazard Perry
born on 4-10-1794 in South Kingstown, Rhode Island
expired 3-4-1858 in New York, New York   age 63
dimbulb terrorist  Nancy Ling Perry   member of the SLA
¤SLA name: "Fahizah" 
born on 9-19-1947 in Santa Rosa, California
expired 5-24-1974 in Los Angeles, California   age 26   cause: bullet wounds
former tv personality  Nick Perry   did 2 years in jail (1981-83) for his involvement in a rigged Pennsylvania Lottery Daily Drawing; on 4/24/1980 the number 666 came up (the other balls had been weighted to not make it to the exit port) & the consipirators cashed in; the fraud scheme was the basis of the movie Lucky Numbers (2000)
¤born: Nicholas Perry Katsafanas 
born on 12-5-1916
expired 4-22-2003 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania   age 86
Admiral  Oliver Hazard Perry   defeated the British on Lake Erie in 1813; famous quote: "We have met the enemy and they are ours"
born on 8-20-1785 in South Kingston, Rhode Island
expired 8-23-1819 in Angostura, Venezuela   age 34
World War I American Expeditionary Force commander  John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing   won 1932 Pulitzer prize for his memoirs; only six-star U.S. General
born on 9-13-1860 in Linn City, Missouri
expired 7-15-1948 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 87   cause: heart & kidney failure
New York mafia don  Alphonse Persico
born on 12-6-1929
expired 9-12-1989   age 59
producer  Lester Persky   producer of The Man Who Would Be King (1975), Shampoo (1975) & Taxi Driver (1976)
born on 7-6-1925 in New York, New York
expired 12-16-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 76   cause: complications following heart surgery
journalist  Bernard Person   covered Hitler's trial for his role in the failed München Beer Hall Putsch (1924); founded Facts on File (1040)
born on 6-18-1894
expired 3-9-1981 in Albuquerque, New Mexico   age 86
film & theater producer  Eugene Clair Persson   was co-creator/producer of You're a Good Man Charlie Brown stage show (1967); as a child actor portrayed several of the offspring of Ma & Pa Kettle in movies
born on 1-12-1934 in Long Beach, California
expired 6-6-2008 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 74   cause: heart attack
to February 1962 Playmate of Monthto December 1961 Playmate of Month Playboy January 1962 Playmate of Month  Merle Elizabeth Pertile   her death was announced in the November 1997 Playboy (page 176) as having occurred in the "winter of 1997" (Jan-Mar)
born on 11-23-1941 in Whittier, California
expired 2-21-1997 in Lake Arrowhead, California   age 55   cause: complications following heart surgery
actor  Jon Pertwee   third to play Doctor Who (1970-74)
born on 7-7-1919 in England
expired 5-20-1996   age 76   cause: heart attack
biochemist  Max Ferdinand Perutz   pioneer in field of molecular biology, researching the structure of hemoglobin; shared the 1962 Nobel chemistry prize
born on 5-19-1914 in Vienna, Lower Austria, Austria-Hungary
expired 2-6-2002 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England   age 87   cause: cancer
the Captain with the Stickettes: Kim Coffee, Gloria Powell, Laurie Waisanen (aka: The Chest Fairy) and Beverly Martin
The Captain with his Stickettes: Kim Coffee, Gloria Powell, Laurie Waisanen (aka: The Chest Fairy) and Beverly Martin
publicity hound  Richard Allen Pesta   made repeated appearances on 1980s Real People tv series; appeared in The Sex O'Clock News (1986) & Caped Fury (1989)
¤aka: "Captain Sticky, Destroyer of Evil" 
born on --1946 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 12-12-2003 in Bangkok, Thailand   age 57   cause: embolism following heart bypass surgery
Mussolini mistress  Claretta "Clara" Petacci
born on 2-28-1912 in Rome, Italy
expired 4-29-1945 in Milan, Italy   age 33   cause: shot, hanged, body mutilated by mobs of disgruntled Mussolini voters
conflicted historic figure Marshal  Henri-Philippe Pétain   World War I military hero; convicted of treason for collaborating with the Nazis in the Vichie government; died in a prison-villa
born on 4-24-1856 in Cauchy-à-la-Tour, Pas-de-Calais, France
expired 7-23-1951 in Port-Joinville, Island of Yeu, France   age 95
exiled Yugoslav king (1934-45)  Peter II   husband of Alexandra
¤born: Peter Karageorgeovitch Petrovich 
born on 9-6-1923 in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
expired 11-4-1970 in Los Angeles, California   age 47
comic artist  Harry G. Peter   drew Wonder Woman (1941-58)
expired ??-??-19??   age ??
Peter Principle author Dr.  Laurence Johnston Peter
born on 9-16-1919 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
expired 1-12-1990 in Palos Verdes Estates, California   age 70   cause: complications from 1988 stroke
cinematographer  Donald William Peterman   lensed quite a number of well-known flicks, including: Young Doctors in Love (1982), Flashdance (1983), Splash (1984), Cocoon (1985), Star Trek IV: The Yoyage Home (1986), Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987), Get Shorty (1995), Men In Black (1997) & Mighty Joe Young (1997)
born on 1-3-1932 in Los Angeles, California
expired 2-5-2011 in Palos Verdes Estates, California   age 79   cause: complications form myelodysplastic syndrome
actor  Brock Peters   played Joseph Sisko on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine tv series, as well as the traitorous Admiral Cartwright in two Star Trek movies (IV & VI); he was also chief of detectives Lt. Hatcher in Soylent Green (1973) & accused rapist Tom Robinson in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
¤born: Brock George Fisher 
born on 7-2-1927 in New York, New York
expired 8-23-2005 in Los Angeles, California   age 78   cause: pancreatic cancer
actress  Elizabeth Jean Peters   once married to Howard Hughes (1957-71)
born on 10-15-1926 in Canton, Ohio
expired 10-13-2000 in Carlsbad, California   age 73   cause: leukemia
Lana, back at the Dacha, with daddio oldster  Lana Peters   daddy was a dictator; she bailed on him, defecting in 1967
¤born: Svetlana Iosifovna Stalina
changed to: Svetlana Alliluyeva (1953)
ex-Mrs. William Wesley Peters 
born on 2-28-1926 in Moscow, Russia
expired 11-22-2011 in Richland Center, Wisconsin   age 85   cause: colon cancer
tv character actor  Robert House Peters Jr.   was the first to portray Mr. Clean in television commercials
born on 1-12-1916 in New Rochelle, New York
expired 9-24-2008 in Woodland Hills, California   age 92   cause: pneumonia
The Sun-Maid logo long-ago logo model  Lorraine Collett Petersen   posed for the Sun-Maid Raisin logo
born on 12-9-1892 in Fresno, California
expired 3-30-1983 in Fresno, California   age 90
long-ago Army Lt.  Coleman Alonzo Peterson   believing that his wife had been raped went out and shot the alleged perp; he was acquitted at his subsequent trial by reason of temporary insanity (irresistable impulse); his defense attorney wrote a best-selling semi-fictional account of the trial that was made into a major movie (Anatomy of a Murder)
born on 8-9-1913
expired 9-??-1977 in Corpus Christi, Texas   age 64
inventor  Edwin R. Peterson   finalist in the category of "World's Most Annoying Inventions" --- invented the Bac-A-Larm in the mid-1960s ... you know, that annoying "beep...beep...beep..." sound that every truck & construction vehicle makes when backing up (usually outside your bedroom window at around 4:30 a.m. while you are trying to sleep)
born on 4-7-1921
expired 5-26-1999 in Boise, Idaho   age 78
The Egg and I - Herb Peterson tackles breakfast Santa Barbara, CA MacDonald's franchisee  Herbert R. Peterson   invented the Egg McMuffin breakfast sandwich (1971; introduced in restaurants in 1972)
born on 1-5-1919
expired 3-25-2008 in Santa Barbara, California   age 89
jazz pianist  Oscar Emmanuel Peterson
born on 8-15-1925 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
expired 12-23-2007 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada   age 82   cause: kidney failure
AKS: Emanuel
ornithologist & author  Roger Tory Peterson   popularized bird watching
born on 8-28-1908 in Jamestown, New York
expired 7-28-1996 in Old Lyme, Connecticut   age 87
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1979 MS7.7%

former Bank of America president (1963-70)  Rudolph Arvid Peterson
born on 12-6-1904 in Svenljunga, Sweden
expired 12-2-2003 in Piedmont, California   age 98
animator  Theodore M. "Ted" Petok   won best animated short subject Oscar for The Crunch Bird (1970)
born on 4-4-1917 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 5-18-2010 in Rockville, Maryland   age 93   cause: coronary artery disease
bacteriologist  Julis Richard Petri   came up with the eponymous specimin dish
born on 5-31-1852 in Barman, Germany
expired 12-20-1921 in Zeitz, Germany   age 69
former NASA engineer  Peter Dimitroff Petroff   originated the digital watch (1971)
born on 10-21-1919 in Brestovitsa, Bulgaria
expired 2-27-2003 in Huntsville, Alabama   age 83
animator  Joseph D. Petrovich   won 1971 animated short subject oscar for The Crunch Bird ("Crunch Bird, my ass!")
born on 7-8-1924
expired 3-27-1977 in Detroit, Michigan   age 52   cause: cancer
French jazz pianist  Michel Petrucciani
born on 12-28-1962 in Montpellier, France
expired 1-6-1999 in New York, New York   age 36   cause: pulmonary infection; osteogenesis imperfecta
Punch cartoonist  William Norman Pett   originated the Jane's Journal strip for the Daily Mail (1932-48)
born on 4-12-1891 in Birmingham, West Midlands, England
expired 2-16-1960 in Keymer, England   age 68
pioneer British auto designer Sir  Ernest W. Petter   designed and built first internal combustion engine-powered motor car in Britain (1895-96)
expired 7-18-1954 in New Milton, England   age 81
jazz composer & bass player  Oscar Pettiford
born on 9-30-1922 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma
expired 9-8-1960 in Copenhagen, Denmark   age 37
NBC reporter  William Thomas "Tom" Pettit   reported Lee Harvey Oswald's assassination live
born on 4-23-1931
expired 12-22-1995   age 64
race car driver  Adam Petty   son of Kyle; grandson of Richard
born on 7-10-1980 in High Point, North Carolina
expired 5-12-2000 in Concord, New Hampshire   age 19   cause: head trauma from car crash
stock car racing patriarch  Lee Arnold Petty   won first Daytona 500 (1959); father of Richard; grandfather of Kyle; great-grandfather of Adam
born on 3-14-1914 in Randleman, North Carolina
expired 4-5-2000 in Greensboro, North Carolina   age 86   cause: complications from surgery; stomach aneurism
Angelique's Drill Thrall posters "actress"  Angelique Pettyjohn   played (space bimbo) Drill Thral Shahna in original Star Trek tv series
born on 3-10-1943 in Los Angeles, California
expired 2-14-1992 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 50   cause: breast cancer
automaker  Pierre Peugeot
born on 6-11-1932
expired 12-1-2002 in Paris, France   age 70
Foghat lead singer  David "Dave" Peverett
born on 4-16-1943 in Dulwich, England
expired 2-7-2000 in Orlando, Florida   age 56   cause: pneumonia; complications from kidney cancer
tv director  Joseph Pevney   directed some of the most memorable original series Star Trek episodes: Amok Time, The City on the Edge of Forever, Devil in the Dark, Wolf in the Fold & The Trouble With Tribbles
born on 9-15-1911 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 5-18-2008 in Palm Desert, California   age 96
Sun Oil president (1912-47)  John Howard Pew   Sun Oil board chair (1963-70)
born on 1-27-1882 in Bradford, Pennsylvania
expired 11-27-1971 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania   age 89
Sun Oil board chairman (1947-63)  Joseph Newton Pew Jr.
born on 11-12-1886
expired 4-9-1963 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 76
Bordeaux oenologist  Émile Peynaud   note wine consultant
born on --1912 in Madiran, Bordeaux, France
expired 7-18-2004 in Talence, Bordeaux, France   age 92   cause: Parkinson's disease
AKS: Emile
prolific tv director  John Peyser
born on 8-10-1916 in New York, New York
expired 8-16-2002   age 86
tv writer  Lois G. Peyser
born on 3-3-1923
expired 2-18-1994   age 70
jingle writer  Warren G. Pfaff   helped create the "You deserve a break today" jingle/campaign for McDonalds
born on 11-26-1929
expired 3-10-2004 in Stamford, Connecticut   age 74
composer  Hans Pfitzner   died penniless
born on 5-5-1869 in Moscow, Russia
expired 5-22-1949 in Salzburg, Austria   age 80   cause: pneumonia
chemist  Charles Pfizer Sr.   co-founded chemical/pharmaceutical firm (1849)
born on 5-22-1824 in Ludwigsburg, Swabia, Germany
expired 10-19-1906 in Newport, Rhode Island   age 82
National Pencil Company child laborer  Mary Phagan   murdered by Jim Conley; however, National Pencil Co. manager Leo Frank was tried and convicted for the murder; a lynch mob, calling itself "The Knights of Mary Phagan," stormed the prison where Frank was being held, kidnapped him and took him to Frey's Grove where he was lynched; later that day the "Knights" held a rally at Stone Mountain and rechristened themselves the Ku Klux Klan
born on 6-1-1900 in Marietta, Georgia
expired 4-26-1913 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 12   cause: murdered
retired Epsom, Surry, school teacher  Venetia Katharine Douglas Phair   on March 14, 1930, while breakfasting with her grandfather (Falconer Madan), suggested the name "Pluto" for the newly-discovered un-named ninth planet (in 2006 had a new name for the astronomers that downgraded Pluto to "dwarf" status); her great-uncle (Henry Madan, Falconer's brother) had suggested the names for Mars' moons — Phobos & Deimos (1878); in 2008 she regained a measure of respect when the Planet formerly Known As Pluto was re-re-classified as a "Plutoid"
¤née: Burney 
born on 7-11-1918 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
expired 4-30-2009 in Banstead, Surrey, England   age 90
Viet Minh co-founder (1941)  Pham Van Dong   premier of North Vietnam 1954-75 & Vietnam 1975-87
born on 3-1-1903 in Quang Ngai Province, Annam, French Indochina
expired 4-29-2000 in Hanoi, Vietnam   age 97
Howard Hughes biographer  James R. Phelan
born on 7-31-1912 in Alton, Illinois
expired 9-8-1997 in Temecula, California   age 85   cause: lung cancer
Marymount College co-founder (1907) Mother  Marie Gerard Phelan   superior-general of the Institute of the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (1946-60)
born on 1-18-1872 in Glenmore, County Kilkenny, Ireland
expired 3-22-1960 in Tarrytown, New York   age 88
silent screen actress  Mary Philbin   had female lead in Phantom of the Opera
born on 7-16-1903 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 5-7-1993 in Huntington Beach, California   age 89   cause: pneumonia
Soviet spy  Harold Adrian Russell "Kim" Philby
born on 1-1-1912 in Ambala, India
expired 5-11-1988 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 76
 Anton Frederik Philips   co-founder of Philips Bulb & Radio Works (1891)
expired 10-7-1951 in Eindhoven, The Netherlands   age 77
former N.V. Philips corporate executive (1961-71)  Frederick Jacques "Frits" Philips   son of the company co-founder; Karl Marx stayed at his grandfather's house in Zaltbommel while he worked on Das Kapital
born on 4-16-1905 in Eindhoven, The Netherlands
expired 12-5-2005 in Eindhoven, The Netherlands   age 100   cause: pneumonia; complications from fall
 Gerard Leonard Frederik Philips   co-founder of Philips Bulb & Radio Works (1891)
expired 1-26-1942 in The Hague, The Netherlands   age 83
silent screen actor  Augustus Phillips   played Dr. Frankenstein in first screen production of Frankenstein (1910)
born on 8-1-1874 in Rensselaer, Indiana
expired 9-29-1944 in London, England   age 70   cause: cancer
folk musician  Bruce Duncan "Utah" Phillips
born on 5-15-1935 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 5-23-2008 in Nevada City, California   age 73   cause: congestive heart failure
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2007GREB3.2%
2008GREB3.1%
   Scored 7.7000 solo points

Milk of Magnesia inventor (1873)  Charles Phillips
born on --1820
expired ??-??-1882   age 62
 Esther Phillips
¤born: Esther Mae Jones 
born on 12-23-1935 in Galveston, Texas
expired 8-7-1984 in Los Angeles, California   age 48
Phillips Petroleum founder  Frank Phillips
born on 11-23-1873 in Greeley County, Nebraska
expired 8-23-1950 in Atlantic City, New Jersey   age 76
Mamas and Papas'  John Edmund Andrew Phillips   father of Mackenzie, Chynna & Bijou; Michelle's ex
born on 8-30-1935 in Parris Island, South Carolina
expired 3-18-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 65   cause: heart failure
Titanic 1st Marconi operator  John George "Jack" Phillips   was on collapsible B & was pulled into lifeboat No.2 but died shortly thereafter
born on 4-11-1888 in Farncombe, Surrey, England
expired 4-15-1912 in North Atlantic Ocean   age 24   cause: hypothermia
former movie producer  Julia Phillips   co-produced The Sting (1973), Taxi Driver (1976) & Close Encounters of the Third Kind; ex-wife of Michael Phillips (1977); wrote memoir You'll Never Eat Lunch in This Town Again
¤born: Julia Miller 
born on 4-7-1944 in New York, New York
expired 12-31-2001 in West Hollywood, California   age 57   cause: cancer
actress  Kate Phillips   appeared in five Charlie Chan movies; co-wrote the screenplay for The Blob (1958); more recently taught acting & screen writing at Keene State College
¤born: Mary Katherine Linaker
Mrs. Howard Phillips 
born on 7-19-1913 in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas
expired 4-18-2008 in Keene, New Hampshire   age 94
AKS: Linnaker Philips
survivor of the sinking of the Titanic  Kate Florence Phillips   using the pseudonym "Kate Louise Marshall" was eloping to America with her married boss when the ship went down; the brief affair produced an offspring; it has been purported that the event was the basis for the Titanic movie plot (1997)
born on 1-1-1893
expired ??-??-1958 in England   age 65
character actress  Margaret "Peg" Phillips   played Ruth-Anne Miller on Northern Exposure tv series
born on 9-20-1918 in Everett, Washington
expired 11-7-2002 in Woodinville, Washington   age 84   cause: pulmonary disease
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2001 BOD12½%
2002 BOD9.1%
   Scored 6.6000 solo points
2004 BOD

Olde Frothingslosh beer can plus-size model  Marsha Phillips   under the pseudonym Fatima Yechbergh was "Miss Olde Frothingslosh" in beer ads and on the cans
born on 11-26-1945
expired 5-26-2000 in Rochester, Beaver County, Pennsylvania   age 54   cause: heart attack
AKS: Philips
Sun Records founder (1952)  Samuel Cornelius Phillips   "discovered" Elvis Presley (1953)
born on 1-5-1923 in Florence, Alabama
expired 7-30-2003 in Memphis, Tennessee   age 80   cause: respiratory failure
 Stephen G. Phillips   invented the mobile starting gate for harness racing (1950)
born on 9-16-1887
expired 9-26-1973 in Xenia, Ohio   age 86
dim-bulb actor  River Phoenix
¤born: River Jude Bottom 
born on 8-23-1970 in Metolius, Oregon
expired 10-31-1993 in Los Angeles, California   age 23   cause: drug overdose
Laotian president  Kaysone Phomvihane
born on 12-13-1920 in Ne Seng, Laos
expired 11-21-1992 in Vientiane, Laos   age 71

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