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©2012 C.O.P. Audit Committee - file update generated 4-8-2012 at 08:22 GMT

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character actress  Peggy Jane Rea   played Mrs. Proctor in Cold Turkey (1971) & Lulu Hogg (the Boss' wife) on The Dukes of Hazzard tv show
born on 3-31-1921 in Los Angeles, California
expired 2-5-2011 in Toluca Lake, California   age 89   cause: ALS
sporting goods maker  George A. Reach   in 1910 invented the cork-center baseball
expired 12-7-1954 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 86
Columbia U. English professor  Allen Walker Read   researched the origins of common words & phrases (like "O.K.", "Dixie", "blizzard" & "podunk"); wrote Lexical Evidence of Epigraphy in Western North America: A Glossarial Study of the Low Element in the English Vocabulary (1935)
born on 6-2-1906 in Winnebago, Minnesota
expired 10-16-2002 in New York, New York   age 96
corrupt Detroit mayor (1937-39)  Richard W. Reading   sent to slammer for shielding local rackets
expired 12-9-1952 in Brighton, Michigan   age 70
presidential daughter  Maureen Elizabeth Reagan   daughter of Jane Wyman
¤Mrs. Dennis C. Revell 
born on 1-4-1941 in Los Angeles, California
expired 8-8-2001 in Granite Bay, California   age 60   cause: brain cancer; melanoma
Bedtime for Bonzo
to next U.S. president: George Bushto previous U.S. president: Jimmy Carter actor and 40th U.S. president (1981-89)  Ronald Wilson Reagan Sr.   played George Gipp in the movie Knute Rockne, All American and George Custer in Santa Fe Trail; wounded by John Hinckley
¤aka: "Dutch" and "The Gipper" 
born on 2-6-1911 in Tampico, Illinois
expired 6-5-2004 in Bel Air, California   age 93   cause: pneumonia; Alzheimer's disease
   Contest Selectors
1980DW, EK, HP, VA25.0%
2000BOD, KLS, IVY, RR, TEX71%
2001BOD, DTM, KLS, RR, TEX62½%
   Scored 3.2006 points

automotive engineer  Louis Réard   created a swimsuit "smaller than an Atome" — he called it the Bikini (debuted on July 5, 1946)
born on --1897 in France
expired 9-16-1984 in Lausanne, Switzerland   age 87   cause: complications following surgery
AKS: Reard
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in March 1985 with `60 Minutes' staff 60 Minutes newsman  Harry Reasoner
born on 4-17-1923 in Dakota City, Iowa
expired 8-6-1991 in Norwalk, Connecticut   age 68
   Contest Selectors
1979 JW, SB15.4%

Grote Reber with his homemade antenna radio engineer  Grote Reber   following up on Karl Jansky's work built backyard antenna to map the sky (1937); his mother Harriet was Edwin Hubble's 7th grade teacher
born on 12-22-1911 in Wheaton, Illinois
expired 12-20-2002 in Ouse, Tasmania, Australia   age 90
Nixon friend  Charles Gregory "Bebe" Rebozo
born on 11-17-1912 in Tampa, Florida
expired 5-8-1998 in Miami, Florida   age 85
cartoonist  William Joseph "Bill" Rechin   drew the "Crock" strip
born on 8-20-1930 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York
expired 5-21-2011 in Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania County, Virginia   age 80   cause: esophageal cancer
entrepreneur  Jheri Redding   hair dresser that started Jheri Redding Products, Redken, Jhirmack and Nexxus
¤born: Robert William Redding 
born on 3-2-1907 in Rantoul, Illinois
expired 3-15-1998 in Santa Barbara, California   age 91
Jimi Hendrix Experience bassist  Noel Redding
¤born: David Redding 
born on 12-25-1945 in Folkestone, Kent, England
expired 5-11-2003 in Clonakilty, Eire   age 57
soul singer  Otis Redding   had posthumous hit with (Sittin' on the) Dock of the Bay (1968)
born on 9-9-1941 in Dawson, Georgia
expired 12-10-1967 in Lake Monona, Wisconsin (near Madison)   age 36   cause: plane crash
popcorn king  Orville Clarence Redenbacher   with partner Charlie Bowman developed America's favorite popcorn hybrid
¤born: Sam Henry 
born on 7-16-1907 in Brazil, Indiana
expired 9-19-1995 in Coronado, California   age 88   cause: drowned; heart attack in whirlpool bath
AKS: Reddenbacher Redenbacker Reddenbacker
Nazi war criminal  Walter Reder
born on 2-4-1915 in Freiwaldau, Austria-Hungary
expired 4-26-1991 in Vienna, Austria   age 76
columnist  Virginia Redfern
born on 12-19-1914
expired 2-11-1981   age 66
actor  William Redfield   played Harding in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
born on 1-26-1927 in New York, New York
expired 8-17-1976 in New York, New York   age 49   cause: respiratory infection; leukemia
actor  Corin William Redgrave   brother of Lynn & Vanessa; politically a rabid Trotskyite, medically an enfeebled cancer/heart disease sufferer
born on 7-16-1939 in London, England
expired 4-4-2010 in London, England   age 70
   Contest Selectors

actress  Lynn Rachel Redgrave   daughter of Sir Michael and Rachel Kempson
born on 3-8-1943 in London, England
expired 5-2-2010 in Kent, Connecticut   age 67   cause: breast cancer
   Contest Selectors
2004LMLD, SS11.1%

bisexual actor Sir  Michael Scudamore Redgrave   father of Vanessa and Lynn
born on 3-20-1908 in Bristol, Avon, England
expired 3-21-1985 in Denham, England   age 77
Iditarod race founder (1973)  Joe Redington
born on 2-1-1917 in Chisholm Trail, Oklahoma
expired 6-24-1999 in Knik, Alaska   age 82   cause: cancer of the esophagus
jazz saxophonist  Walter Dewey Redman
born on 5-17-1931 in Fort Worth, Texas
expired 9-2-2006 in Brooklyn, New York, New York   age 75   cause: liver failure
unitarian minister  James Reeb   went to Alabama in answer to Martin Luther King Jr's call for marchers for his Selma-to-Montgomery civil rights march
born on 1-1-1927 in Wichita, Kansas
expired 3-11-1965 in Selma, Alabama   age 38   cause: murdered; beaten to death
actor  Alan Reed   voice of Fred Flintsone
¤born: Teddy Bergman 
born on 8-20-1907 in New York, New York
expired 6-14-1977 in Los Angeles, California   age 69
trial lawyer  Barry C. Reed   wrote The Verdict
born on 1-28-1927 in Alameda, California
expired 7-19-2002 in Norwood, Massachusetts   age 75
movie director Sir  Carol Reed   won Best Director Academy Award for Oliver! (1968); directed The Third Man (1949)
expired 4-25-1976 in London, England   age 69   cause: heart attack
actress  Donna Reed   George Bailey's wife in Its A Wonderful Life
¤born: Donna Belle Mullenger 
born on 1-27-1921 in Denison, Iowa
expired 1-14-1986 in Beverly Hills, California   age 64
blues singer/guitarist/harmonica player  James Mathis "Jimmy" Reed   composed Bright Lights, Big City & Big Boss Man
¤born: Matcher J. Reed 
born on 9-6-1925 in Dunleith, Mississippi
expired 8-29-1976 in Oakland, California   age 50   cause: respiratory failure
Cramp Shipbuilding president  James Reed Sr.   also built the Golden Gate Bridge
expired 7-23-1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 59
country singer/actor  Jerry Reed   played Cledus Snow in the Smokey and the Bandit movies; had musical hits with "Eastbound and Down", "When You're Hot, You're Hot" & "The Bird"
¤born: Jerry Reed Hubbard 
born on 3-20-1937 in Atlanta, Georgia
expired 9-1-2008   age 71   cause: emphysema
   Contest Selectors
1979 HFS7.7%

journalist  John Silas Reed   wrote Ten Days That Shook the World (1919); co-wrote The Left Wing Manifesto, co-founding the U.S. Communist Party (1919)
born on 10-22-1887 in Portland, Oregon
expired 10-19-1920 in Moscow, Russia   age
tap dance pioneer  Leonard Reed   co-originator of the Shim Sham Shimmy format
born on 1-7-1907 in Lightning Creek, Oklahoma Territory
expired 4-5-2004 in Covina, California   age 97   cause: congestive heart failure
litigant  Mary Maxine "Sally" Reed   initiated lawsuit that resulted in a 1971 Supreme Court ruling (9-0) that voided laws giving arbitrary preference to men over women
¤adopted as: Mary Kelso 
born on --1909 in Nebraska
expired 9-26-2002 in Boise, Idaho   age 93
Brady Bunch actor  Robert Reed
¤born: John Robert Rietz 
born on 10-19-1932 in Skokie, Illinois
expired 5-12-1992 in Los Angeles, California   age 59   cause: colon cancer; AIDS
actor & legendary drunk  Robert Oliver Reed   played Bill Sikes in Oliver (1968)
born on 2-13-1938 in Wimbledon, London, England
expired 5-2-1999 in Valetta, Malta   age 61   cause: heart attack while carousing
actress  Alaina Reed-Amini   widow of Kevin Peter Hall; played Olivia on Sesame Street (1976-88) & Rose Holloway on 227 (1985-90)
¤born: Bernice Ruth Reed former: Alaina Reed-Hall 
born on 11-10-1946 in Springfield, Ohio
expired 12-17-2009 in Santa Monica, California   age 63   cause: breast cancer
first professional World Dart-throwing champion (1978)  Leighton Rees
born on 1-17-1940 in Mountain Ash, Wales
expired 6-8-2003 in Pontypridd, Wales   age 63   cause: cardiac arrest
poker champion  David Edward "Chip" Reese
born on 3-28-1951 in Centerville, Ohio
expired 12-4-2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 56
Brooklyn Dodgers Hall of Fame shortstop  Harold Henry "Pee Wee" Reese   Team Captain of the "Boys of Summer"
¤nickname: "The Little Colonel" 
born on 7-23-1918 in Ekron, Kentucky
expired 8-14-1999 in Louisville, Kentucky   age 81   cause: lung cancer
California Angels baseball coach  James H. "Jimmie" Reese
born on 10-1-1901
expired 7-13-1994   age 92
paralyzed actor  Christopher Reeve   played Superman in four movies
born on 9-25-1952 in New York, New York
expired 10-10-2004 in Bedford, New York   age 52   cause: cardiac arrest; system infection; bed sores
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 9.8000 solo points

AKS: Reeves
 Dana Reeve   widow of Christopher
¤née: Morosini 
born on 2-19-1961 in Scarsdale, New York
expired 3-6-2006 in New York, New York   age 45   cause: lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 8.1563 points

electronics inventor Dr.  Alec Harley Reeves   invented PCM (Pulse-Code-Modulation) in 1938, permitting multiplexing of many signals on a single wire or radio frequency
born on --1902 in Redhill, Surrey, England
expired 10-13-1971 in London, England   age 69   cause: cancer
Cowgirl Hall-of-Fame member  Connie Reeves
¤full name: Constance Douglas Reeves 
born on 9-26-1901 in Eagle Pass, Texas
expired 8-17-2003 in San Antonio, Texas   age 101   cause: cardiac arrest; broken neck from fall off horse
one-time Rams football team principal owner  Daniel F. Reeves   bought team in 1941; moved team from Cleveland to Los Angeles in 1946; hired Kenny Washington & Woody Strode to play on that team
born on 6-30-1912 in New York, New York
expired 4-15-1971 in New York, New York   age 58   cause: Hodgkin's lymphoma
country singer  Franklin Delano Reeves
born on 7-14-1933 in Sparta, North Carolina
expired 1-1-2007 in Centerville, Tennessee   age 73   cause: emphysema
AKS: Del
actor  George Reeves   played "twin" Brent Tarleton in Gone With The Wind; played Superman on tv in early 1950s; death occurred under suspicious circumstances; subject of 2006 movie Hollywoodland
¤born: George Keefer Brewer
renamed: George Bessolo when mother remarried 
born on 1-5-1914 in Ashland, Kentucky
expired 6-16-1959 in Beverly Hills, California   age 45   cause: suicide; gunshot to head
AKS: Bessalo
Grand Old Opry star  Jim Reeves
expired 7-31-1964 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 39
1940s & 50s bodybuilder & actor  Stephen Lester "Steve" Reeves   former Mr. America (1947), Mr. World, Mr. Universe; played Hercules in several Italian movies (1957 & 1959); also did Ed Wood's Jail Bait (1954)
born on 1-21-1926 in Glasgow, Montana
expired 5-1-2000 in Escondido, California   age 74   cause: complications from lymphoma
   Contest Selectors
2000 SPAM14%
   Scored 7.6000 solo points

one-time Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith head  Donald Thomas Regan   Reagan Treasury Secretary (1981-1985); later was his Chief of Staff
born on 12-21-1918 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
expired 6-10-2003 in Williamsburg, Virginia   age 84   cause: cancer
songwriter  Noel Regney   co-wrote Do You Hear What I Hear? (1962; with wife Gloria Shayne); translated song Dominique into English (1963)
born on 8-19-1922 in Strasbourg, France
expired 11-24-2002 in Danbury, Connecticut   age 80   cause: Pick's disease
Supreme Court justice  William Hubbs Rehnquist   was an associate justice (1972-86), then elevated to chief (1986-2005); presided over the impeachment trial of Bubba
born on 10-1-1924 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 9-3-2005 in Arlington, Virginia   age 80   cause: complications from anaplastic thyroid cancer
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 4.5012 points

Bohemian seaman  Stephan Rehorek   on April 20, 1912 took best(/only) picture of iceberg that the Titanic collide with
¤Stepán Rehorek 
born on --1888 in Bohemia, Austria-Hungary
expired ??-??-1935   age 47
Dr.  Tadeus Reichstein   shared the 1950 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 7-20-1897 in Wloclawek, Poland
expired 8-1-1996 in Basel, Switzerland   age 99
actress  Beryl Reid
born on 6-17-1920 in Hereford, England
expired 10-13-1996 in Wraysbury, England   age 76   cause: pneumonia
former advertising executive  David William Reid   lead team that created Elsie the Cow (1938), her "mate Elmer (1940; as in "Elmer's Glue") and other bovine trademarks for Borden Dairy; also worked on the Paul Masson "We'll sell no wine before its time" campaign
born on 6-24-1917 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 12-13-2003 in San Rafael, California   age 86   cause: "old age"
actress  Frances Reid   widow of Philip Bourneuf; appeared in Stage Door (1932); played Alice Horton on Days of Our Lives (1965-2007)
born on 12-9-1914 in Wichita Falls, Texas
expired 2-3-2010 in Beverly Hills, California   age 95
   Contest Selectors
2006OIE, RIE6.7%
2007DTH, LMLD, RIE9.7%
2008LMLD, RIE6.3%
2009LMLD, RIE6.7%
2010OIE, RIE7.4%
   Scored 4.2500 points

 Whitelaw Reid   former chairman of the New York Herald Tribune (1955-8)
born on 7-26-1913 in Purchase, New York
expired 4-18-2009 in White Plains, New York   age 95   cause: complications from lung & heart failure
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 5.5000 solo points

longtime NBC staff announcer (1952-2005)  Howard Reig   was announcer for the NBC Nightly News (1983-2007) & Meet the Press
born on 5-31-1921 in New York, New York
expired 11-10-2008 in Venice, Florida   age 87
Chuck under attack from a toupe-eating bird actor & game show panelist  Charles Nelson Reilly   won a Tony Award for playing Bud Frump in the original production of How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (1962)
born on 1-13-1931 in The Bronx, New York, New York
expired 5-25-2007 in Los Angeles, California   age 76   cause: complications from pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
2006DTH, GGG, RIE, 4GUE13.3%
2007RIE, 4GUE6.5%
   Scored 6.1500 points

AKS: Reily Riely
actor  Hugh Reilly   played Timmy's father (Paul Martin) on Lassie (1958-64) opposite June Lockhart (Ruth Martin)
born on 10-30-1915 in Newark, New Jersey
expired 7-17-1998 in Burbank, California   age 82   cause: emphysema
British "Ace of Spies"  Sidney George Reilly   worked to overthrow the Bolseviks in Russia
¤born: Sigmund Rosenblum 
born on --1874 in Odessa, Russia
expired 11-??-1925 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 51   cause: executed
medical malpractice victim  David Reimer   subject of John/Joan Case; after a botched circumcision the quacks gave him female hormones; he was raised as a girl (named "Brenda"); had identical twin brother Brian (d.2002)
born on 8-22-1965 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
expired 5-4-2004 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada   age 38   cause: suicide; gunshot to head
former Allstate Insurance pitchman  Edwin Warren Reimers   did a bit of acting — played Admiral Fitzpatrick in original Star Trek episode The Trouble With Tribbles (1968) .. "You're in good hands with Tribbles"
born on 10-26-1912 in Moline, Illinois
expired 8-16-2009 in Saratoga Springs, New York   age 96
former Honduran president (1994-98)  Carlos Roberto Reina Idiáquez   a one-time political prisoner
born on 3-13-1926 in Comayaguela, Honduras
expired 8-19-2003 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras   age 77   cause: suicide; pancreatic problems; gallbladder problems
Meathead's mom  Estelle Reiner   wife of Carl; appeared in a number of movies — her most memorable appearance being in When Harry Met Sally where she delivered the line "I'll have what she's having."; was the model for the Laura Petrie character on the Dick Van Dyke Show (created by her husband)
¤née: Lebost 
born on 6-5-1914 in The Bronx, New York, New York
expired 10-28-2008 in Beverly Hills, California   age 94
orchestra conductor  Fritz Reiner
born on 12-19-1888
expired 11-15-1963 in New York, New York   age 74
 Mary M. "Lynn" Reiner   one of the victims of the 1982 Chicago-area poisoned Tylenol murder spree
born on 4-15-1955
expired 9-30-1982 in Winfield, Illinois   age 27   cause: murdered; cyanide-laced Tylenol
physicist  Frederick Reines   shared the 1995 Nobel physics prize for his discovery of the neutrino (1955)
born on 3-16-1918 in Paterson, New Jersey
expired 8-26-1998 in Orange, California   age 80
legendary jazz artist  Django Reinhardt   founding member of the Hot Club Quintet with Stephane Grappelli
¤born: Jean Baptiste Reinhardt 
born on 1-23-1910 in Belgium
expired 5-16-1953 in Fontainebleau, France   age 43
movie director  Max Reinhardt   made A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)
born on 9-9-1873 in Baden, Austria
expired 10-30-1943 in New York, New York   age 70
pianist  Nadia Reisenberg   sister of Clara Rockmore
born on 7-14-1904 in Vilna, Lithuania (now Vilnius)
expired 6-10-1983 in New York, New York   age 78
early movie director  Charles Reisner   made Chasing Rainbows (1929), the movie that introduced the song Happy Days Are Here Again
born on 3-14-1887 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 9-24-1962 in La Jolla, California   age 75
"Free Cinema" movement director  Karel Reisz   made Morgan (1966), Isadora (1968), The Gambler (1974), Who'll Stop the Rain (1978), The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981) & Sweet Dreams (1985)
born on 7-21-1926 in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia
expired 11-25-2002 in London, England   age 76   cause: blood disorder
author/illustrator  Seymour Victory Reit   created Caspar the Friendly Ghost (1940; first illustrated by Joe Oriolo); also wrote for Archie & Little Lulu comics and MAD Magazine
born on 11-11-1918 in New York, New York
expired 11-21-2001 in New York, New York   age 83
BBC founder Lord  John Charles Walsham Reith   BBC Director-General (1927-38)
born on 7-20-1889 in Stonehaven, Scotland
expired 6-16-1971 in Edinburgh, Scotland   age 81
 Stanislaw Wladyslaw Rejment   was the 1924 Nobel literature prize winner
¤pen name: Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont 
born on 5-6-1867 in Kobielo Wielkie, Poland
expired 12-5-1925 in Warsaw, Poland   age 58
actress  Lee Remick
born on 12-14-1935 in Quincy, Massachusetts
expired 7-2-1991   age 55
character actor  Bert Remsen
born on 2-25-1925 in Glen Cove, New York
expired 4-22-1999 in San Fernando Valley, California   age 74   cause: natural causes
actor  Duncan Renaldo   tv's Cisco Kid (1950-56); did 18 months in Federal prison for perjury
¤born: Renault Renaldo Duncan 
born on 4-23-1904 in Spain
expired 9-3-1980 in Goleta, California   age 76   cause: lung cancer
artist  Phillip Renaud   illustrated numerous articles for Playboy magazine
born on 2-10-1934 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
expired 6-27-2011 in Chicago, Illinois   age 77   cause: liver cancer
Sorbonne University professor  Louis Renault   shared the 1907 Nobel peace prize
born on 5-21-1943 in Autun Saône-et-Loire, France
expired 2-8-1918 in Barbizon, France   age 74
automobile pioneer  Louis Renault
expired 10-24-1944 in Paris, France   age 63
former kid actor turned adult junkie  Bradley Barron Renfro   was into it all: booze, marijuana, cocaine, heroine, methadone, ...; once busted for trying to steal a boat — he was too stupid (or smashed) to remember to untie it before trying to pull away from the dock
born on 7-25-1982 in Knoxville, Tennessee
expired 1-15-2008 in Los Angeles, California   age 25   cause: heroin overdose
super-geezer  Maggie Mae Renfro   had been the 3rd-oldest U.S. citizen
¤née: Thorton 
born on 11-14-1895 in Athens, Claiborne Parrish, Louisiana
expired 1-22-2010 in Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana   age 114
   Contest Selectors
Did Not Score - insufficient category citations
(only two: the AP & the alt.obituaries usenet news group)

actor  Michael Rennie   played the alien visitor Klaatu in The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
born on 8-25-1907 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England
expired 6-10-1971 in Harrogate, Yorkshire, England   age 63
cinematographer  Claude Renoir   son of Pierre Jr.; worked on a number of James Bond films
born on 12-4-1914 in Paris, France
expired 9-5-1993 in Troyes, France   age 78
movie screenwriter & director  Jean Renoir   son of Pierre; brother of Pierre Jr.; made Le Grande Illusion (1937), La Bête humaine (1938; The Human Beast) & La Règle du Jeu (The Rules of the Game; 1939)
born on 9-15-1894 in Paris, France
expired 2-12-1979 in Beverly Hills, California   age 84   cause: heart attack
impressionist artist  Pierre-Auguste Renoir Sr.   father of Jean & Pierre Jr.
born on 2-25-1841 in Limoges, France
expired 12-3-1919 in Cagnes-sur-Mer, France   age 78
actor  Pierre-Auguste Renoir Jr.   son of noted painter; brother of Jean; father of Claude
born on 3-21-1885 in Paris, France
expired 3-11-1952 in Paris, France   age 66   cause: complications following kidney operation
cinematographer  Jay Gayne Rescher   shot Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) & A Bunny's Tale (1985)
born on 12-19-1924
expired 2-29-2008 in Gig Harbor, Washington   age 83
commercial & character actor  Dan Resin   was one of the Ty-D-Bol men; played Dr. Beeper in Caddyshack (1980)
¤born: Daniel Wrzesien 
born on 2-22-1931 in South Bend, Indiana
expired 7-31-2010 in Wayne, New Jersey   age 79   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
Shuttle STS-41--D & 51--L astronaut  Judith Arlene Resnik
born on 4-5-1949 in Akron, Ohio
expired 1-28-1986 in Cape Canaveral, Florida   age 36   cause: Shuttle Challenger explosion
composer  Ottorino Respighi   wrote The Pines of Rome and the arrangement Ancient Dances and Airs
born on 7-9-1879 in Bologna, Italy
expired 4-18-1935 in Rome, Italy   age 55
New York Times columnist (1974-87)  James Barrett Reston
born on 11-3-1909 in Clyde Bank, Scotland
expired 12-6-1995 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 86
Gee Lassie, I think you've just crashed Windows ... again. former child actor  Thomas Noel "Tommy" Rettig   played Jeff Miller, Lassie's 1st tv owner; was in River of No Return with Marilyn Monroe & The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T
born on 12-10-1941 in New York, New York
expired 2-15-1996 in Marina del Rey, California   age 54   cause: heart attack
widow  Marguerite Reuter   list member of the family that founded the international news agency (her husband Oliver, the 4th Baron de Reuter, was the grandson of Paul Julius Reuter); the title (and family name) died with her - she had no children
¤née: Uehlinger
title: Baroness de Reuter 
born on 7-14-1912 in Nuenkirch, Switzerland
expired 1-25-2009 in Beausoleil, France   age 96
 Paul Julius Reuter   founded news agency bearing his name (October 1858)
¤born: Israel Beer Josaphat 
born on 7-21-1816 in Kassel, Germany
expired 2-25-1899 in Nice, France   age 82
labor organizer  Victor George Reuther   brother of Walter
born on 2-17-1916 in Wheeling, West Virginia
expired 6-3-2004 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 92   cause: pneumonia; renal failure
   Contest Selectors
1979 DW7.7%
1980 DW, RR12.5%

United Auto Workers union leader (1946-70)  Walter Philip Reuther
born on 9-1-1907 in Wheeling, West Virginia
expired 5-9-1970 in Pellston, Michigan   age 62   cause: plane crash
playboy  Lance Reventlow   son of Woolworth heir Barbara Hutton; was married to Jill St.John (1960-63) & former Mouseketeer Cheryl Holdridge (1964-his death)
born on 2-24-1936 in London, England
expired 7-24-1972 in Aspen, Colorado   age 36   cause: plane crash
actress  Anne Revere
born on 6-25-1903 in New York, New York
expired 12-18-1990 in Locust Valley, New York   age 87
silversmith  Paul Revere   American revolutionary; famed for his "midnight ride" from Boston to Lexington Massachusetts April 18, 1775 - "The Redcoats are coming..."
born on 1-1-1735 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 5-10-1818 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 83
silent movie actress  Dorothy Revier   original model for the Columbia Pictures logo
¤born: Doris Velegra 
born on 4-18-1904 in San Francisco, California
expired 11-19-1993 in Hollywood, California   age 89
Revlon co-founder (1932)  Charles Haskell Revson   president (1932-62), chairman (1962-75)
born on 10-11-1906 in Manchester, New Hampshire
expired 8-24-1975 in New York, New York   age 68
Revlon co-founder (1932)  Joseph Revson   corporate treasurer (1932-56)
born on 6-6-1905 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 12-19-1971 in New York, New York   age 66   cause: heart attack
auto racer  Peter Revson   finished second in 1971 Indianapolis 500; nephew of Charles
born on 2-27-1939 in New York, New York
expired 3-22-1974 in Johannesburg, South Africa   age 35   cause: auto crash
actress  Rosaura Revueltas   starred in the only blacklisted U.S. film - Salt of the Earth (1953)
¤married name: Rosaura Bodenstedt 
born on --1909 in Ciudad Lerdo, Durango State, Mexico
expired 4-30-1996 in Cuernavaca, Mexico   age 86   cause: lung cancer
Albanian geezer  Hava Rexha
born on 8-22-1880 in Shushice, Albania
expired 11-9-2003 in Shushice, Albania   age 123
instrumentalist/bandleader  Alvino Rey   changed name in 1929
¤born: Alvin McBurney
"father of the steel guitar" 
born on 7-1-1908 in Oakland, California
expired 2-25-2004 in Sandy, Utah   age 95
actor  Fernando Rey
¤real name: Fernando Casado Arambillet 
born on 9-20-1917 in La Coruna, Spain
expired 3-9-1994 in Madrid, Spain   age 76
cover of the January 1972 issue of 'Playboy' magazine with playmate Willy Rey1971 Playboy stock certificateto March 1971 Playmate of Monthto January 1971 Playmate of Month Playboy February 1971 Playmate of Month  Willy Rey   a rendering of her gatefold was used as the artwork on Playboy's original stock certificates (IPO: 11/3/1971)
¤real name: Wilhelmina Rietveld 
born on 8-25-1949 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands
expired 8-13-1973 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada   age 23   cause: barbituate overdose
AKS: Willi Willie Ray Rae Wilhemina Rietveldt Reitveld Reitveldt
author  Wallace Reyburn   wrote Flushed With Pride (1969); wrote the purely fictional Bust-Up - The Uplifting Tale of Otto Titzling and the Development of the Bra (1977)
born on 7-13-1913 in Auckland, New Zealand
expired 7-10-2001   age 87
former Riviera Beach, Florida police chief  Burton Leon Reynolds Sr.   father of actor
born on 7-9-1906 in Aurelius, Michigan
expired 4-20-2002 in Jupiter Beach, Florida   age 95   cause: heart failure
ABC News anchor (1978-83)  Frank Reynolds
born on 11-29-1923 in East Chicago, Indiana
expired 7-20-1983 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 59
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movie producer  J. Edward Reynolds   produced Plan 9 From Outer Space, as well as playing one of the film's gravediggers (1958)
born on 5-24-1886 in Kansas
expired 6-21-1963 in Los Angeles, California   age 77
banker  John J. Reynolds   developed the Master Card charge card for Citibank in 1967
born on 6-19-1923
expired 10-14-1993   age 70
actress  Marjorie Reynolds   Bing Crosby's love interest in Holiday Inn; Mrs. Peg Riley on The Life of Riley (1953-58)
¤born: Marjorie Goodspeed 
born on 8-12-1921 in Buhl, Idaho
expired 2-1-1997 in Manhattan Beach, California   age 75   cause: congestive heart failure
patent infringer  Milton Reynolds   created the first mass-produced ball point pen by ripping-off the inventors & the company (Everhard) that held the U.S. rights to the invention
born on 7-10-1892
expired 1-23-1976 in Mexico City, Mexico   age 83
folk balladeer  Nicholas Wells "Nick" Reynolds   partnered with Dave Guard & Bob Shane to form the Kingston Trio; left the group in 1967; had a hit with Tom Dooley (1958)
born on 7-27-1933 in Coronado, California
expired 9-24-2008 in San Diego, California   age 75   cause: removed from life support; acute respiratory disease
author  Quentin Reynolds
born on 4-11-1902 in New York, New York
expired 3-17-1965 in San Francisco, California   age 62   cause: cancer
Dr.  Walker Reynolds Jr.   invented surgical staples
born on 3-30-1916
expired 5-17-2001 in Anniston, Alabama   age 85
R.J. Reynolds president  William Neal Reynolds   brother of firm founder Richard Joshua Reynolds Sr.
expired 9-10-1951 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina   age 88
to next Pope: Clement XIVto previous Pope: Benedict XIV Catholic Church leader (1758-1769)  Carlo Della Torre Rezzonico   elected 249th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church July 6, 1758
¤Pope Clement XIII 
born on 3-7-1693 in Venice, Italy
expired 2-2-1769 in Rome, Italy   age 75
republic of Korea founder and president (1948-60)  Syngman Rhee
¤aka: Lee Sung Man 
expired 7-19-1965 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 90
organist/composer/organ teacher  Josef Gabriel Rheinberger
born on 3-17-1839 in Vaduz, Liechtenstein
expired 11-25-1901 in München, Bavaria, Germany   age 62
cartoon artist  Fred Rhoads   drew Sad Sack strip for 27 years
born on 10-17-1921 in Shamokin, Pennsylvania
expired 2-20-2000 in Greenwood, South Carolina   age 78
diamond plutocrat  Cecil John Rhodes   founded De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd. (1881); helped precipitate the Boer War; founded the Rhodes Scholarships to Oxford
born on 7-5-1853 in Hertfordshire, England
expired 3-26-1902   age 48   cause: heart attack
piano teacher  Harold Burroughs Rhodes   invented electric piano (1940s)
born on 12-28-1910 in San Fernando, California
expired 12-17-2000 in Canoga Park, California   age 89   cause: complications from pneumonia
four-time Ohio governor (1963-71; 1975-83)  James Allen Rhodes   sent in the National Guard to quell rioting at Kent State University in 1970
born on 9-13-1909 in Coalton, Ohio
expired 3-4-2001 in Columbus, Ohio   age 91   cause: heart failure; complications from infection
Arizona representative (1953-82)  John Jacob Rhodes II   helped convince Nixon to resign before being impeached
born on 9-18-1916 in Council Grove, Kansas
expired 8-23-2003 in Mesa, Arizona   age 86   cause: cancer
World War II/Korean War combat pilot  Raleigh Ernest "Dusty" Rhodes Sr.   shot down in Ovtober 1942 & spend three years in a Japanese POW camp; was the third leader of the Blue Angels flight team
born on 6-26-1918 in Madera, California
expired 11-26-2007 in San Jose, California   age 89   cause: lung cancer
actress  Madlyn Rhue   played Lt. Reid in Operation Petticoat (1959), secretary Schwartz in Its a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) & Lt. Marla McGivers on original Star Trek tv series (1967); was married to Tony Young (1962-70)
¤born: Madleine Roche 
born on 10-3-1935 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 12-16-2003 in Woodland Hills, California   age 68   cause: pneumonia; multiple sclerosis
AKS: Madalyn Madelain Rue Ruh Ruhe Rew
attorney  Charles Sylvanus Rhyne   argued the Baker et al. v. Carr et al. case before the Supreme Court (1962) that established one man-one vote criteria in elections & redistricting
born on 6-23-1912 in Charlotte, North Carolina
expired 7-27-2003 in McLean, Virginia   age 91   cause: drowned in swimming pool

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