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art critic  Aline Bernstein Saarinen   widow of Eero
born on 3-25-1914 in New York, New York
expired 7-13-1972 in New York, New York   age 58   cause: brain tumor
architect  Eero Saarinen   son of Eliel; designer of St. Louis' Gateway Arch
expired 9-1-1961 in Ann Arbor, Michigan   age 51   cause: brain tumor
architect & city planner  Eliel Saarinen
expired 7-1-1950 in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan   age 76
diplomat  Carlos Saavedra Lamas   for his work helping to end the Chaco War between Bolivia & Paraguay received the 1936 Nobel peace prize
born on 11-1-1878 in Buenos Aires, Argentina
expired 5-5-1959 in Buenos Aires, Argentina   age 80
former NFL coach  Louis Henry Saban   may have been a second cousin of Nick Saban
born on 10-13-1921 in Brookfield, Illinois
expired 3-29-2009 in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina   age 87
   Contest Selectors
2008OIE3.1%

author, screenwriter & tv producer  Robert "Bob" Sabaroff   wrote short story "Ding Dong Ghoul" for the June 1960 issue of Playboy; did three screenplays for the Star Trek tv series — Immunity Syndrome (original series; 1968), Conspiracy and Home Soil (Next Generation; 1988); co-created Then Came Bronson tv series (1969)
born on 7-9-1935
expired 9-19-2007 in Woodland Hills, California   age 72   cause: leukemia
 Paul Sabatier   shared the 1912 Nobel chemistry prize
born on 1-5-1854 in Carcassone, France
expired 8-14-1941 in Toulouse, France   age 87
author  Rafael Sabatini   wrote Captain Blood, Scaramouche and The Sea Hawk
expired 2-13-1950 in Aldenbogen, Switzerland   age 75
science fiction author  Fred Thomas Saberhagen   wrote the Berserker series & a number of vampire novels from Dracula's perspective (1967-2005)
born on 5-18-1930 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 6-29-2007 in Albuquerque, New Mexico   age 77   cause: prostate cancer
skier  Vladimir "Spider" Sabich   shot to death by Claudine Longet
born on --1945
expired 3-21-1976 in Aspen, Colorado   age 31   cause: bullet wounds
polio doctor  Albert Bruce Sabin   developed oral version of polio vaccine
born on 8-26-1906 in Bialystock, Russia
expired 3-3-1993 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 86
actor  Sabu   played Mowgli in The Jungle Book (1942)
¤real name: Sabu Dastagin 
born on 1-22-1924 in Mysore, India
expired 12-2-1963 in Chatsworth, California   age 39   cause: heart attack
Japanese historian  Saburo Ienaga   fought the government bureaucracy's attempts to suppress information about wartime atrocities
born on 9-3-1913 in Aichi Prefecture, Japan
expired 12-1-2002 in Tokyo, Japan   age 89
Obverse (front) of new United States one-dollar coin featuring a profile of Sacagawea and her newborn son Jean Baptiste Charbonneau Lehmi-Shoshone Indian guide and interpreter for 1804 Lewis and Clark Expedition  Sacagawea   wife of Toussaint Charbonneau; mother of Jean Baptiste Charbonneau; sister of Cheif Cameahwait; her image appears on thenew U.S. $1 coin
¤aka: Tsakakawia ("Bird Woman"), Sacajawea ("Boat Launcher") and Boinaiv ("Grass Maiden") 
born on --1787 in Lembi, Idaho
expired 12-22-1812 in Dakota Territory   age 25   cause: fever
Nicaraguan president (5/27/1947-8/15/1947)  Benjamin Lacayo Sacasa
born on --1884
expired 5-5-1959   age 75
Nicaraguan president (1/1/1939-6/9/1936)  Juan Bautista Sacasa
born on --1874
expired 4-17-1946 in Los Angeles, California   age 71
political terrorist  Nicola Sacco   executed for murder committed during a robbery
born on 4-22-1891 in Apulia, Italy
expired 8-23-1927 in Charlestown, Massachusetts   age 36   cause: executed; electric chair
lurid novelist  Leopold von Sacher-Masoch   his novel descriptions earned him the eponym Masochist; half of the ever popular team of S&M
born on 1-27-1836 in Lemberg, Austria-Hungary (now Lviv, Ukraine)
expired 3-8-1895 in Lindheim, Germany   age 59
photographer  Gunter Sachs   once married to Brigitte Bardot (1966-69)
born on 11-14-1932 in Schloss Mainberg, near Schweinfurt, Bavaria, Germany
expired 5-7-2011 in Gstaad, Switzerland   age 78   cause: suicide; cranial gunshot; incurable degenerative disease
 Leonie Nelly Sachs   shared the 1966 Nobel prize in literature
born on 12-10-1891 in Berlin, Germany
expired 5-12-1970 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden   age 78   cause: cancer
screenwriter/tv producer  William B. Sackheim   produced tv Gidget & Flying Nun series; co-wrote the screenplay for First Blood, the first Rambo movie
born on 10-31-1919
expired 12-8-2004 in Beverly Hills, California   age 84   cause: "a degenerative brain disease"
game designer  Sidney Sackson   gave us Acquire, Focus, Venture, Sleuth, Metropolis, ...
born on 2-4-1920
expired 11-6-2002   age 82
Dowager  Empress Sadako   widow of Emperor Yoshihito; mother of Emperor Hirohito
born on 6-25-1884
expired 5-17-1951 in Tokyo, Japan   age 66
Egyptian president  Mohammed Anwar al-Sadat   shared 1978 Nobel Peace prize
born on 12-25-1918 in Mit Abul-Kum, Minufiya Province, Egypt
expired 10-6-1981 in Cairo, Egypt   age 62   cause: assassinated; a hail of machine gun bullets & hand grenades
   Contest Selectors
1979 DW, HA, JH, RR, YJ38.5%
1980 BD, DH, DW, EB, EK, JW37.5%

the original "Sadist"  Donatien Alphonse Francoise de Sade   his life's behavior is the basis of the eponymous terms "Sadist" and "Sadism" --- he put the "S" in "S&M" (sadomasochism)
born on 6-2-1740 in Paris, France
expired 12-2-1814 in Charenton, France   age 74
musicologist  Stanley John Sadie   was editor of the sixth edition of the New Grove Dictionary of Music
born on 10-30-1930 in London, England
expired 3-21-2005 in Cossington, Somerset, England   age 76   cause: ALS
Army Special Forces Sgt.  Barry Sadler   co-wrote The Ballad of the Green Berets (1966)
born on 11-1-1940 in Carlsbad, New Mexico
expired 9-8-1989 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee   age 48   cause: coma; shot in head
cellist  Milos Sádlo   took last name of mentor
¤born: Milos Zátvrzský 
born on 4-13-1912 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary
expired 10-14-2003   age 91
AKS: Sadlo
CBS European broadcasting director (1930-37)  César Saerchinger
born on 10-23-1884 in Aix-la-Chapelle, France
expired 10-10-1971 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 86
anesthesiologist Dr.  Peter Safar   "the father of CPR"
born on 4-12-1924 in Vienna, Austria
expired 8-3-2003 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania   age 79   cause: cancer
structural engineer  Herbert Seymour Saffir   co-developer of Hurricane Intensity Scale (1969); at age 17 was a crew member (cabin boy) aboard the ill-fated Morro Castle cruise ship
born on 3-29-1917 in New York, New York
expired 11-21-2007 in Miami, Florida   age 90   cause: heart attack; complications following surgery
   Contest Selectors
2004NFG5.6%
2005NFG, RR8.7%
2006NFG, RR6.7%
2007NFG3.2%
   Scored 6.0000 solo points

AKS: Safir Safur
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in November 1992 New York Times columnist (1973-2009)  William Lewis Safire   former Nixon speech writer; coined phrase "nattering nabobs of negativism" for Spiro Agnew
¤born: W.L. Safir 
born on 12-17-1929 in New York, New York
expired 9-27-2009 in Rockville, Maryland   age 79   cause: pancreatic cancer
billionaire  Edmond Jacob Safra
born on 8-6-1932 in Beirut, Lebanon
expired 12-3-1999 in Monte Carlo, Monaco   age 67   cause: asphyxiation/smoke inhalation in fire
movie director  Boris Sagal   husband of Marge Champion; father of Katey Sagal
born on 10-18-1923 in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, USSR
expired 5-22-1981 in Portland, Oregon   age 57   cause: head & shoulder injuries sustained from helicopter blade
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in December 1991 butt-headed astronomer  Carl Sagan   author of Contact (book and movie)


born on 11-9-1934 in New York, New York
expired 12-20-1996 in Seattle, Washington   age 62   cause: pneumonia and myelodysplasia
author  Françoise Sagan   wrote Bonjour, Tristesse (1953)
¤real name: Françoise Quoirez
nickname: Kiki 
born on 6-21-1935 in Cajarc, Lot, Midi-Pyrénées, France
expired 9-24-2004 in Honfleur, Normandy, France   age 69   cause: blood clot in lung; heart & lung failure
AKS: Francoise
April 18, 1906 San Francisco earthquake survivor  Nancy Mary Sage   was so severely injured she was not expected to live for very long
born on 2-19-1905 in San Francisco, California
expired 4-15-2010 in Littleton, Colorado   age 105   cause: intestinal virus; Parkinson's disease
cartoonist  Forrest C. "Bud" Sagendorf   drew Popeye comic strip for 46 years
born on 3-22-1915
expired 9-22-1994   age 79
Old Farmer's Almanac owner & publisher  Robb Sagendorph   also published Yankee magazine
born on 11-20-1900
expired 7-4-1970 in Peterborough, New Hampshire   age 69
 Robert Christopher Sager   bisexual bodybuilder/"fitness model"/personal trainer/gay-porn performer
¤nom-de-whackoff: Brett Mycles 
born on 12-2-1977 in Houston, Texas
expired 2-25-2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 29   cause: heart failure
poultry breeder  Henry Saglio   "father of the poultry industry"
born on 8-9-1911 in Glastonbury, Connecticut
expired 12-13-2003 in Glastonbury, Connecticut   age 92   cause: cardiac arrest
Muppet/puppet-builder (1962-78)  Donald G. Sahlin
born on 6-19-1928
expired 2-20-1978 in New York, New York   age 49   cause: heart attack
musician  Douglas Wayne Sahm   co-founder of the Sir Douglas Quintet and The Texas Tornadoes; had hits with She's A Mover (1965) and Mendocino (1966)
born on 11-6-1941 in San Antonio, Texas
expired 11-18-1999 in Taos, New Mexico   age 58
former PLO bigwig  Edward W. Said   wrote Orientalism (1978)
born on 11-1-1935 in Jerusalem, Palestine
expired 9-25-2003 in New York, New York   age 67   cause: leukemia
   Contest Selectors
2000ANG14%
2001ANG12½%
2002ANG9.1%
2003ANG5.6%
   Scored 8.3000 solo points

former St. Louis Cardinals owner (1947-53)  Frederick Michael Saigh Jr.   forced to sell team (to Anheuser-Busch in 1953) before going to prison for income tax evasion
born on 6-27-1905 in Springfield, Illinois
expired 12-29-1999 in Chesterfield, Missouri   age 94
Manhattan Beach (CA) Parks & Recreation employee  Charles "Charlie" Saikley   ran the Manhattan Beach Open for four decades
¤nickname: "the Grandfather of beach volleyball" 
born on 10-21-1935
expired 6-17-2005 in Manhattan Beach, California   age 69   cause: multiple myeloma
Sir  Robert James Sainsbury   grocer & arts patron
born on 10-24-1906 in London, England
expired 4-2-2000 in London, England   age 93
women's baseball league star  Helen Candaele St. Aubin
¤née: Callaghan 
born on 3-13-1929 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
expired 12-8-1992   age 63   cause: breast cancer
to next U.S. president: Cyrus Griffinto previous U.S. president: Nathaniel Gorman Seventh U.S. president  Arthur St. Clair   seventh president of the Continental Congress under the Articles of Confederation (2/2/1787-1/21/1788)
born on 3-23-1734 in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland
expired 8-31-1818 in Youngstown, Pennsylvania   age 84   cause: injuries from a fall from a cart
1950s and 1960s stripper  Lillian "Lily" St. Cyr   known for her "bubble baths"; an early direct mail marketer of "racy" ladies undergarments
¤born: Willis Marie Van Schaack 
born on 6-3-1917 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 1-29-1999 in Hollywood, California   age 80   cause: heart failure
AKS: Lili
actor  Raymond St. Jacques
¤born: Charles Arthur Johnson 
born on 3-1-1930 in Hartford, Connecticut
expired 8-27-1990 in Los Angeles, California   age 60
actor  Howard St. John   played General Bullmoose in broadway & movie productions of L'il Abner
born on 10-9-1905 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 3-13-1974 in New York, New York   age 68
1960s pop singer  Richard "Dick" Saint John   half of the singing duo "Dick & Dee Dee"; their biggest hit was The Mountain's High (1961; peaked at #2 on Billboard charts)
¤born: Richard Gosting 
born on 12-2-1941
expired 12-27-2003 in Pacific Palisades, California   age 62   cause: injuries suffered in fall from ladder
newspaperman  Robert William St. John   blacklisted in Red Channels during McCarthy communist witch hunts
born on 3-9-1902 in Oak Park, Illinois
expired 2-6-2003 in Waldorf, Maryland   age 100   cause: leukemia
former Canadian prime minister (1948-57)  Louis Stephen St. Laurent
born on 2-1-1882 in Compton, Quebec, Canada
expired 7-25-1973 in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada   age 91
 Marie-René-Auguste-Aléxis Saint-Léger   received the 1960 Nobel literature prize
¤pen name: Saint-John Perse 
born on 5-31-1887 in St.Léger des Feuilles Island, Guadeloupe, French Antilles
expired 9-20-1975 in Presqu'ile-de-Giens, France   age 88
AKS: Rene Alexis Leger
Canadian fur trapper  Alexis St. Martin   subject of pioneering studies of human digestion by Dr. William Beaumont
expired 6-24-1880 in Saint Thomas de Joliette, Quebec, Canada   age 86   cause: alcoholism
great French composer  Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns   wrote Carnival of the Animals, Danse Macabre and the great Organ Symphony (Symphony No.3)
born on 10-9-1835 in Paris, France
expired 12-16-1921 in Algiers, Algeria   age 86
poet  Edna St. Vincent Millay   won Pulitzer Prize
expired 10-19-1950 in Austerlitz, New York   age 58
character actor  Szoke Szakall Sakall
¤nickname: "Cuddles" 
expired 2-12-1955 in Hollywood, California   age 67
Japanese minisub pilot  Kazuo Sakamaki   part of the Pearl Harbor attack; U.S. P.O.W. #1 of World War II
expired 11-29-1999   age 81
singer  Kyu Sakamoto   had schlocky 1960s pop hit Sukiyaki
expired 8-12-1985 in Tokyo, Japan   age 43   cause: plane crash
wrestler/actor  Harold Sakata   played manservant Oddjob in Goldfinger; handy with a paint brush
born on 7-1-1920
expired 7-29-1982 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 62   cause: cancer
Soviet physicist  Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov   winner of the 1975 Nobel Peace prize
born on 5-21-1921 in Moscow, Russia, USSR
expired 12-14-1989 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 68   cause: heart attack
radio/tv writer  Sol Saks   created the Bewitched tv series
born on 12-13-1910 in New York, New York
expired 4-13-2011 in Los Angeles, California   age 100
Maylasian King  Yang di-Pertuan Agong Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah   former Sultan of Selangor
born on 3-8-1926 in Istana Bandar Temasya, Kualalangat, Malaysia
expired 11-21-2001 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   age 75
physicist  Abdus Salam   his work on electroweak theory earned him a share of the 1979 Nobel prize in physics
born on 1-29-1926 in Santokdas, Sahiwal, Punjab, British India
expired 11-21-1996 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England   age 70
six-time Lebanese prime minister  Saeb Salam
born on 1-17-1905
expired 1-21-2000 in Beirut, Lebanon   age 95
Portugese dictator (1932-68)  António de Oliveira Salazar
born on 4-28-1889 in Vimieiro, Beira Alta Province, Portugal
expired 7-27-1970 in Lisbon, Portugal   age 81   cause: strokes
Texas death row inmate  Luis Cervantes Salazar
¤#999285 
born on 8-31-1970
expired 3-11-2009 in Huntsville, Texas   age 38   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2009ADWC, DFFC, DTM, RAVN, SBAP16.7%
   Scored 8.8563 points

slimy Texas death row inmate  Robert Madrid Salazar Jr.   sentenced to die for beating to death his girlfriend's 2 year old girl (Adriana Gomez) that he liked to shower with (she didn't share the same enthusiasm for showering with him, started crying, and got pummeled to a pulp for resisting)
¤number 999303 
born on 10-24-1978
expired 3-22-2006 in Huntsville, Texas   age 27   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2006ADWC, BOD, DTM, OIE, PCD, QKU, SPIT, TWOS26.7%
   Scored 9.8195 points

mobster  Anthony "Fat Tony" Salerno
born on 8-15-1911
expired 7-27-1992   age 80
a typical day in the life of Soupy Sales slapstick comedian  Soupy Sales   started his tv career with a daily pie-fest at WXYZ-TV in Detroit; a "close personal friend" of White Fang, Black Tooth, Pookie & Hippie
¤born: Milton Supman
original nickname: "Soupbone" 
born on 1-8-1926 in Franklinton, North Carolina
expired 10-22-2009 in The Bronx, New York, New York   age 83   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
2004MJ5.6%
2005TMD4.3%
2006CSI, DTH, RR, 4GUE13.3%
2007BONY, PUD, RR, 4GUE12.9%
2008CSI, GAS, 4GUE9.4%
2009GAS, KLS6.7%
   Scored 5.4500 points

AKS: Soupee Soupie Sails Sayles
financier/developer  Nicolas Miklos Salgo   was the builder of the Watergate Complex in Washington, D.C.
born on 8-17-1914 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary
expired 2-26-2005 in Bal Harbour, Florida   age 90
Viennese court composer  Antonio Salieri   a rival of Mozart
born on 8-19-1750 in Legnano, Verona, Italy
expired 5-7-1825 in Vienna, Lower Austria, Austria-Hungary   age 74
former El Salvadoran president (1944)  Osmin Aguirre Salinas   retired army general
expired 7-12-1977 in San Salvador, El Salvador   age 85   cause: murdered
author  Jerome David Salinger   wrote Catcher in the Rye (1951)
born on 1-1-1919 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 1-27-2010 in Cornish, New Hampshire   age 91
   Contest Selectors
1980EB6.3%
2001DTM12½%
2002DTM, MORB18.2%
2003DTM, MJ, OGGI16.7%
2004ABRA, ADWC, DTM, MJ22.2%
2005ADWC, BYE, DTM, TMD, WORM21.7%
2006ADWC, BYE, DTM10.0%
2007ABRA, ADWC, AUDC, BYE, DGW, DTM, GOHI, KLS25.8%
2008ADWC, ANG, BYE, DGW, DTM, GOHI, KLS, PCD, SBAP, SPIT31.3%
2009ANG, BYE, DGW, KLS, SBAP23.3%
2010ANG, DGW, DTM, GAS, GREB, KLS25.9%
   Scored 3.4781 points

AKS: JD J D J.D. J. D.
former JFK press secretary  Pierre Emil George Salinger   briefly served as a senator from California (appointed to fill out the term of a deceased senator from 8-4-1964 thru 12-31-1964); worked as an ABC News correspondent (1978-93); got nutty and paranoid in his old age
born on 6-14-1925 in San Francisco, California
expired 10-16-2004 in Le Thor, Cavaillon, Provence, France   age 79   cause: heart attack; aphasia
former New York Times reporter & editor  Harrison Evans Salisbury
born on 11-14-1908 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 7-5-1993 in Providence, Rhode Island   age 84
Dr.  Jonas Edward Salk   developed Polio vaccine
born on 10-28-1914 in New York, New York
expired 6-23-1995 in La Jolla, California   age 80
child psychologist & Jonas' brother  Lee Salk
born on 12-27-1926 in New York, New York
expired 5-2-1992 in New York, New York   age 65
film producer  Alexander Salkind   co-produced Superman movies with son Ilya
born on 6-2-1921 in Danzig, Germany (now Gdansk, Poland)
expired 3-8-1997 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France   age 75
Civil War soldier  John B. Salling   last Confederate soldier to die
expired 3-16-1959 in Kingsport, Tennessee   age 112
actor  Albert Salmi
born on 3-11-1928 in New York, New York
expired 4-23-1990 in Spokane, Washington   age 62
Victory at Sea producer and co-author  Henry Salomon
expired 2-1-1958 in New York, New York   age 40
Tonga Islands  Queen Salote Tupou III   on the throne 1918-65; succeeded by son
expired 12-15-1965 in Epsom, New Zealand   age 65   cause: cancer
Cambodian farmer  Saloth Roeung   older sister of Pol Pot — she was a concubine to former King Monivong — this put her in a position to have her younger brother shipped off to Paris to get an education
born on ??-??-1916 in Prek Sbov, Cambodia
expired 2-11-2005 in Kampong Thorn Province, Cambodia   age 89
Cornell University astrophysicist  Edwin Ernest Salpeter   co-creator of the Salpeter-Bethe equation that explains how fusion converts Helium into Carbon within stars (1951)
born on 12-3-1924 in Vienna, Austria
expired 11-25-2008 in Ithaca, New York   age 83   cause: leukemia
blacklisted screenwriter (1951)  Waldo Salt   wrote screenplay for Midnight Cowboy (1969); co-wrote Serpico screenplay (1973); father of actress Jennifer Salt
born on 10-18-1914 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 3-7-1987 in Los Angeles, California   age 72
writer  Felix Salten   author of Bambi
expired 10-8-1946 in Zürich, Switzerland   age 75
conductor & writer  Lionel Salter
born on 9-8-1914
expired 3-1-2000   age 85
appliance maker  Lewis L. Salton
born on 10-6-1911 in Krakow, Poland
expired 5-5-1999 in New Fairfield, Connecticut   age 87
former Massachusetts governor (1939-44) & senator (1945-66)  Leverett Saltonstall
born on 9-1-1892 in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
expired 6-17-1979 in Dover, Massachusetts   age 86   cause: heart failure
movie producer  Harry Saltzman   co-produced early James Bond movies with Albert R. Broccoli
born on 10-27-1915 in New Brunswick, Canada
expired 9-27-1994 in Paris, France   age 78   cause: heart attack
Another SFBMoFoto the eighth President of the IOCto the sixth President of the IOC blithering fool & seventh head of the International Olympic Committee (1980-2001)  Juan Antonio Samaranch i Torelló   smarmy apologist for Francisco Franco; commercialized the crap out of the Olympic movement & ignored doping
¤title: Marqués de Samaranch 
born on 7-17-1920 in Barcelona, Spain
expired 4-21-2010 in Barcelona, Spain   age 89   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
2000RR14%
2003TAP5.6%
2004TAP5.6%
2006XXX3.3%
2007RPRM3.2%
2008DFFC, JCM, NFG, QKU, RPRM, RR, WEP, XXX25.0%
2009DFFC, JCM, NFG, QKU, RPRM, RR, WEP, XXX26.7%
2010JCM, NFG, QKU, RPRM, RR, WEP, XXX25.9%
   Scored 3.6391 points

AKS: Joan Antoni
Mongolian president (1954-72)  Zhamsarangiin Sambu
expired 5-20-1972 in Ulan Bator, Mongolia   age 76
terrorist  Jamal Atayah Zid Abu Samhadana   co-founder of the Popular Resistance Committee, a group formed by the "best and brightest" Gaza jihadists; had been the Palestinian Authority's Interior Ministry General Supervisor
born on --1963 in al-Maghazi refugee camp, Gaza
expired 6-8-2006 in Rafal, Gaza   age 43   cause: assassinated; IDF bombs
   Contest Selectors
2005RAVN4.3%
2006RAVN3.3%
   Scored 10.7000 solo points

AKS: Samadhana
painter  Atlanta Constance Sample
born on 10-11-1910
expired 3-??-1994 in Asbury Park, New Jesey   age 83
Hee-Haw actor  Alvin "Junior" Samples Jr.
born on 4-10-1926 in Cumming, Forsythe County, Georgia
expired 11-13-1983 in Cumming, Forsythe County, Georgia   age 57   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
1979 JW7.7%
1980 DR, JW12.5%

painter  Atlanta Constance Sampson
born on 9-9-1896
expired 5-18-1995   age 98
character actor  Will Sampson Jr.   played Chief Bramden in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
born on 9-27-1933 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma
expired 5-27-1987 in Houston, Texas   age 53   cause: kidney failure 43 days after heart/lung transplant; scleroderma
BEFORE you send us an E-mail telling us that we have the date of death wrong, read on. The Thursday June 4, 1987 New York Times ran Will's obit; it said he had died on "Wednesday," so many references have assumed that it was the Wednesday before the obit ran (June 3rd) and listed that as his date of death. The AP Dateline at the top of the article/wire copy is "June 2", placing the date of death on the Wednesday before Tuesday June 2nd --- Wednesday May 27, 1987.

Another SFBMoFo Islamo-facist  Imam Samudra   convicted of bombing a Bali nightclub (10/12/2002)
¤born: Abdul Aziz 
born on 1-14-1970 in Serang-Banten, West Java, Indonesia
expired 11-8-2008 in Nusakambangan Island, Central Java, Indonesia   age 38   cause: executed; firing squad
   Contest Selectors
2004PCD5.6%

MIT economist  Paul Anthony Samuelson   was the 1970 Nobel economics laureate
born on 5-15-1915 in Gary, Indiana
expired 12-13-2009 in Belmont, Massachusetts   age 94
   Contest Selectors
2006WEP3.3%
2007RR, WEP6.5%
2008RR, WEP6.3%
2009WEP3.3%
   Scored 5.6000 solo points

World War II veteran  Frank Sanacho   last of the Meskwaki tribe's code talkers
expired 8-21-2004 in Tama, Iowa   age 86
super-geezer  Eunice Orchin Garrett Sanborn   had been the world's "confirmed" oldest person in the world
¤born: Eunice Allen Lyons 
born on 7-20-1895 in Lake Charles, Louisiana
expired 1-31-2011 in Jacksonville, Cherokee County, Texas   age
former SS Standartenführer  Martin Sandberger   war criminal; as commander of the Sonderkommando 1a of the Einsatztruppe had a significant role in the mass murder of Baltic Jews
born on 8-17-1911 in Charlottenburg, Berlin, German Empire
expired 3-30-2010 in Stuttgart, Germany   age 98
   Contest Selectors
2008WEP3.1%

poet  Carl August Sandburg   biographer of Abraham Lincoln; winner of three Pulitzer prizes for poetry (1918, 1940 & 1951)
born on 1-6-1878 in Galesburg, Illinois
expired 7-22-1967 in Flat Rock, North Carolina   age 89
character actor  Darrell Sandeen   played a KKK goon in Blazing Saddles (1974) & rogue cop Buzz Meeks (the one decomposing under Susan Loeffert's mother's porch) in L.A. Confidential (1997)
born on 7-13-1930 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 1-22-2009 in Los Angeles, California   age 78   cause: cerebral hemorrhage; fall
former Brown & Williamson chairman and Stalag 13 guard  Thomas Sandefur Jr.   testified before congress that he didn't believe nicotine was addictive; he saw nothing, heard nothing, knew nothing
expired 7-9-1996 in Louisville, Kentucky   age 56
classical violinist  George Edmund Sandell   invented the Gee-Bee Sponge (1947)
born on 8-12-1912 in Malmo, Sweden
expired 8-26-2000 in Santa Monica, California   age 88
orchestra conductor  Kurt Sanderling
born on 9-19-1912 in Arys, East Prussia, German Empire (now Orzysz, Poland)
expired 9-17-2011 in Berlin, Germany   age 98
 Claudia E. Sanders   widow of Harland
born on 9-7-1902
expired 12-31-1996   age 94
schlock movie director  Denis Sanders   made Invasion of the Bee Girls (1973)
born on 1-21-1929 in New York, New York
expired 12-10-1987 in San Diego, California   age 58   cause: heart attack
Academy Award-winning actor  George Sanders   specialized in playing the debonair cad; wife #2: Zsa Zsa Gabor; wife #4: Magda Gabor
born on 7-3-1906 in Saint Petersburg, Russia
expired 4-25-1972 in Castelldefells, Spain   age 65   cause: suicide; Nembutal overdose
Kentucky-fried Colonel  Harland David Sanders Sr.   he did chicken right
born on 9-9-1890 in Henryville, Indiana
expired 12-16-1980 in Shelbyville, Kentucky   age 90   cause: acute leukemia
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO, HA, JW, MS, SB, VM46.2%
1980 BD, DO, DR, EB, JH, RR37.5%
   Scored 1.0000 points

U.S. District judge  Harold Barefoot Sanders Jr.
born on 2-5-1925 in Dallas, Texas
expired 9-21-2008 in Dallas, Texas   age 83   cause: complications from infection
   Contest Selectors
2008GREB3.1%
   Scored 6.7000 solo points

soap opera actor  Reginald Byron Sanders   model for Dali's The Crucifixion (1954)
born on 9-24-1925 in Charlotte, North Carolina
expired 11-12-2001 in New York, New York   age 76
former NAACP lawyer  Jawn Ardin Sandifer   in 1950 successfully argued before the U.S. Supreme Court for plaintiff in Henderson v. United States case that struck down "separate-but-equal" accomodations aboard interstate trains (8-0 decision)
born on 6-6-1914 in Greensboro, North Carolina
expired 9-1-2006 in Sarasota, Florida   age 92
Central American revolutionary  Augusto César Sandino   namesake of Nicaraguan political party (Sandinista)
¤born: Augusto Nicolás Caldrón Sandino 
born on 5-18-1895 in Niquinohomo, Masaya, Nicaragua
expired 2-21-1934 in Managua, Nicaragua   age 38   cause: assassinated
rock group leader  Mark J. Sandman   singer and slide bass player with Boston band named Morphine
born on 9-24-1952
expired 7-3-1999 in Palestrina, Italy   age 46   cause: heart attack
classical piansit  Györgi Sándor   a student of Bartók & Kodály
born on 9-21-1912 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary
expired 12-9-2005 in New York, New York   age 93   cause: heart failure
AKS: Gyorgi Gyorgy Sandor
early strongman & body builder  Eugene Sandow   a ststue of him is the Mr. Olympia trophy
¤born: Friederick Wilhelm Mueller 
born on 4-10-1867 in Königsburg, East Prussia
expired 10-16-1925 in London, England   age 58
movie musical producer & director  Mark Rex Sandrich   directed Holiday Inn (1942)
expired 3-5-1945 in Hollywood, California   age 44
actress  Diana Sands   noted for appearing in 1960 stage production of A Raisin in the Sun opposite Sidney Poitier
born on 8-22-1934 in New York, New York
expired 9-21-1973 in New York, New York   age 39   cause: cancer
I.R.A. hunger striker  Robert Sands
expired 5-5-1981 in Belfast, Northern Ireland   age 27
actress  Isabel Sanford   played George's wife Louis "Weezie" Jefferson on The Jeffersons
born on 8-29-1917 in New York, New York
expired 7-9-2004 in Los Angeles, California   age 86
American Birth Control League founder (1921)  Margaret Higgins Sanger   co-founder of the Brooklyn Maternity Center (forerunner of Planned Parenthood Assoc.); believer in eugenics & prevention of breeding amongst the "lesser" races; divorced William Sanger (1921); widow of J. Noah Slee
born on 9-14-1883 in Corning, New York
expired 9-6-1966 in Tucson, Arizona   age 82   cause: arteriosclerosis
movie director  Sang-Ok Shin   kidnapped by agents of Kim Jong-Il to make movies for the beloved leader (1978); escaped in 1986; made the 3 Ninjas series (using the pseudonym "Simon Sheen")
born on 10-11-1926 in Chungjin, Korea
expired 4-11-2006 in Seoul, South Korea   age 79   cause: complications from liver transplant
Guinea-Bissau president (9/8/2009-1/9/2012)  Malam Bacai Sanhá
born on 5-5-1947 in Dar Salam, Portugese Guinea
expired 1-9-2012 in Paris, Île-de-France, France   age 64   cause: complications from diabetes
unrepentant war criminal  Foday Sankoh   his "rebel group" of drunken/drugged-out teenage thugs hacked the limbs from men, women & children during Sierra Leone's civil war
born on 10-17-1937
expired 7-29-2003 in Freetown, Sierra Leone   age 65   cause: complications from stroke
actress  Hope Sansberry
born on 6-19-1894 in Virginia
expired 12-14-1990 in Laguna Hills, California   age 96
serial Mexican General/President/Despot  Antonio López de Santa Anna   ran country 1833-36, March-July 1839, 1841-45 & 1854-55; led the attack on the Alamo
born on 2-21-1794 in Jalapa, Veracruz, Mexico
expired 6-21-1876 in Mexico City, Mexico   age 82
latin musician  Ramón "Mongo" Santamaria   had 1963 instrumental hit Watermelon Man
born on 4-7-1922 in Havana, Cuba
expired 2-1-2003 in Miami, Florida   age 85   cause: complications from stroke
AKS: Ramon
philosopher  George Santayana   wrote The Last Puritan
expired 9-26-1952 in Rome, Italy   age 88   cause: stomach cancer
former Chicago Cubs 3rd baseman  Ronald Edward Santo Sr.   posthumously elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame
born on 2-25-1940 in Seattle, Washington
expired 12-3-2010 in Arizona   age 70   cause: bladder cancer; diabetes
   Contest Selectors
2003KLS5.6%
2004ANG, KLS, RAVN16.7%
2005ANG, DTM, KLS, QKU17.4%
2006ANG, DTM, KLS10.0%
2007ANG, KLS6.5%
2008ANG, KLS6.3%
2009ANG, KLS6.7%
2010ANG, KLS7.4%
   Scored 6.7500 points

former steel mill worker  Joseph F. Santoni   responding to a Post-Gazette contest gave the Pittsburgh Pirates NFL team a new name — the Steelers
born on 12-22-1920
expired 10-10-2003 in Charleroi, Pennsylvania   age 82   cause: complications from heart surgery
former Columbian president (1938-42)  Eduardo Santos   publisher of El Tiempo newspaper
expired 3-27-1974 in Bogotá, Columbia   age 86
jazz composer  Moacir J. Santos Sr.
born on 4-8-1924 in Flores do Pajeú, Pernambuco State, Brazil
expired 8-6-2006 in Pasadena, California   age 82   cause: complications from stroke
Harlem Globetrotters co-founder & owner  Abraham "Abe" Saperstein   also founded and owned the Washington Generals, the team that traveled with the Globetrotters and always got beat by them
born on 7-4-1902
expired 3-15-1966 in Chicago, Illinois   age 63
Holocaust survivor  Estelle Sapir   put the screws to Swiss banks for not relinquishing (or even acknowledging) deposits by Jews prior to and during World War II
expired 4-13-1999 in New York, New York   age 73   cause: cardiac arrest
Soyuz 15 cosmonaut  Gennady Vasilyevich Sarafanov   commanded the failed mission to the Salyut 3 space station (8/26-28/1974)
born on 1-1-1942 in Sinekiye, Russia, USSR
expired 9-29-2005   age 63
 José de Sousa Saramago   was the 1998 Nobel literature laureate
born on 11-16-1922 in Azinhaga, Ribatejo Province, Portugal
expired 6-18-2010 in Lanzarote, Canary Islands   age 87
AKS: Jose
golf legend  Gene Sarazen   invented the sand wedge; first to win all four major professional golf tournaments (U.S. & British Opens, the Masters and the P.G.A. Championship)
¤born: Eugenio Saraceni 
born on 2-27-1902 in Harrison, New York
expired 5-13-1999 in Naples, Florida   age 97   cause: pneumonia
Broadway bistro founder/owner  Vincent Sardi Sr.   a post-show watering hole in New York City
born on 12-23-1885
expired 11-19-1969 in Saranac Lake, New York   age 83
retired Broadway restauranteur  Vincent Sardi Jr.
born on 7-23-1915 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 1-4-2007 in Berlin, Vermont   age 91   cause: complications from urinary tract infection
dramatist  Jean Victorien Sardou   wrote the play Fédora for Sarah Bernhardt (1882)
born on 9-5-1831 in Paris, France
expired 11-8-1908 in Paris, France   age 77
the other Darin Stevens actor  Dick Sargent   sprinkled with fairy dust by Endora?
¤born: Richard Cox 
born on 4-13-1933 in Carmel, California
expired 7-8-1994 in Los Angeles, California   age 64   cause: prostate cancer
pay tv pioneer  Horace William "Bill" Sargent Jr.
born on 4-17-1927 in Caddo, Oklahoma
expired 10-19-2003 in Caddo, Oklahoma   age 76   cause: heart attack
Akkedian Dynasty founder  King Sargon of Agade   first Semitic King of Mesopotamia
born on --2334 BC in Saffron, Mesopotamia
expired ??-??-2279 BC   age 55
ruthless self-agrandizing RCA persident  David Sarnoff   as a Marconi Wireless Telegraph Co. radio-telegraph operator was involved in the Titanic rescue effort; father of Robert; played fast and loose with the truth
born on 2-27-1891 in Uzlian, Minsk Province, Russia
expired 12-12-1971 in New York, New York   age 80   cause: complications from Mastoid infection
former RCA president  Robert W. Sarnoff   son of David
born on 7-2-1918 in New York, New York
expired 2-22-1997 in New York, New York   age 78   cause: cancer
playwright & Nigerian anti-government activist  Ken Saro-Wiwa
born on 10-10-1941 in Bori, Nigeria
expired 11-10-1995 in Port Harcourt, Nigeria   age 54
writer  William Saroyan
born on 8-31-1908 in Fresno, California
expired 5-18-1981 in Fresno, California   age 72   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP6.3%

lawyer & author  Nathalie Sarraute
¤born: Matasha Tcherniak 
born on 7-18-1900 in Ivanovo-Voznessensk, Russia
expired 10-19-1999 in Paris, France   age 99
actor  Michael Sarrazin   had lead role in The Gumball Rally (1976); played Trevan in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "The Quickening" (1996)
¤born: Jacques Michel Andre Sarrazin 
born on 5-22-1940 in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
expired 4-17-2011 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada   age 70   cause: cancer
to next Pope: Benedict XVto previous Pope: Leo XIII Sainted Catholic Church leader (1903-1914)  Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto   elected 258th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church August 4, 1903
¤Pope Pius X 
born on 6-2-1835 in Riese, Treviso, Venice Territory, Italy
expired 8-20-1914 in Rome, Italy   age 79
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in May 1965 existentialist philosopher  Jean-Paul-Charles-Aymard Sartre   declined the 1964 Nobel prize in literature
born on 6-21-1905 in Paris, France
expired 4-15-1980 in Paris, France   age 74   cause: edema of the lungs
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP6.3%
   Scored 4.6000 solo points

Tura (right) with her `Pussycat' co-horts in mayhem stripper/actress  Tura Luna Satana   played Suzette Wong in Irma la Douce (1963) and Varla in Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)
¤born: Tura Luna Pascual Yamaguchi
widow of Endel Jurman 
born on 7-10-1938 in Hokkaido, Japan
expired 2-4-2011 in Reno, Nevada   age 72   cause: heart failure
 Yakup Satar   the last World War I veteran of the Ottoman army
born on 3-11-1898 in The Crimea, Ukraine, Russian Empire
expired 4-2-2008 in Seyitgazi District, Eskişehir, Türkiye   age 110   cause: complications from infection
   Contest Selectors
2008WEP3.1%
   Scored 4.0000 solo points

 Swami Satchidananda   "opened" the Woodstock music festival; founded Yogaville, Virginia
¤given name: Ramaswamy 
born on 12-22-1914 in Chettipalayamm, India
expired 8-19-2002 in Madras, India   age 87
1974 Nobel peace prize recipient  Eisaku Sato
born on 3-27-1901 in Tabuse, Yamaguch Prefecture, Japan
expired 6-3-1975 in Tokyo, Japan   age 74
Saudi Arabia founder (1927) & first King  Ibn Saud   sired over 140 children
¤full name: Abdul-Aziz Ibn Abdur-Rahman al-Faisal Al Saud 
born on --1880 in Riyadh, Nejd Province, Arabia
expired 11-9-1953 in Bahrain   age 73   cause: heart disease
Saudi Arabian  King Saud   ruled 1953-64; deposed by brother Faisal for inept administration of oil revenues
born on 1-15-1902 in Kuwait
expired 2-23-1969 in Athens, Greece   age 67
Prince  Saad bin Abdel-Aziz bin Abdel-Rahman Al Saud   son of the founder of Saudi Arabia
expired 7-23-1993   age 70
television producer  Robert Saudek   created Omnibus tv series (1952-61), hosted by Alistair Cooke; on a commission from William Paley established the Museum of Broadcasting (now the Museum of Television and Radio) in 1974
born on 4-11-1911 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 3-13-1997 in Baltimore, Maryland   age 85
Dame  Cicely Mary Strode Saunders   founder of the modern hospice movement; recipient of the Templeton Foundation Prize (1981)
born on 6-22-1918 in Barnet, Hertfordshire, England
expired 7-14-2005 in London, England   age 87   cause: cancer
 John P. Saunders   took over writing the Mary Worth comic strip from his father (1979)
born on 9-9-1924
expired 11-15-2003 in Toledo, Ohio   age 79   cause: complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Grateful Dead keyboardist  Merl Saunders Sr.   wrote the theme song for the 1980s Twilight Zone revival
¤born: Merl Saunders Washington 
born on 2-14-1934 in San Mateo, California
expired 10-24-2008 in San Francisco, California   age 74   cause: infections; complications from stroke
acrobat & movie stunt man  Russell Maurice Saunders
born on 5-21-1919 in near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
expired 6-1-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 82
sociologist & demographer  Alfred Sauvy   in the article "Trois Mondes, Une Planète" of the August 14, 1952 edition of L'Observatuer coined the phrase "Third World" ("Ce Tiers-Monde, ignoré, exploité, méprisé comme le Tiers-État" — "That Third World, ignored, exploited, scorned, like the Third Estate")
born on 10-31-1898 in Villeneuve-de-la-Raho, France
expired 10-30-1990 in Paris, France   age 91
Kojak actor  Aristoteles "Telly" Savalas   "Who loves ya, baby?"; played Ernst Stavro Blofeld in James Bond movie On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
born on 1-21-1923 in Garden City, New York
expired 1-23-1994 in Universal City, California   age 70   cause: cancer
Angolan rebel leader  Jonas Malheiro Savimbi   founded the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (Portugese acronym: UNITA) in 1966
born on 8-3-1934 in Munhango, Bie Province Angola
expired 2-22-2002 in Moxico Province, Angola   age 67   cause: "a hail of bullets"
   Contest Selectors
2000 IVY14%

1960s campus protester  Mario E. Savio   "leader" of sit-ins at U.C. Berkely in 1964
born on 12-8-1942
expired 11-6-1996 in Sebastopol, California   age 53   cause: heart failure
tv news anchor  Jessica Beth Savitch
born on 2-2-1948 in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
expired 10-24-1983 in New Hope, Pennsylvania   age 35   cause: got drunk(/stoned), drove into canal & drowned inside the car
soviet WWII fighter ace  Yevgeny Savitsky
expired 4-6-1980   age ??
AIDS-ravaged Philadelphia pederast  Eddie Savitz
expired 3-27-1993   age 51
Burmese general  Saw Maung   a brutal and erratic dictator
born on 5-12-1928 in Mandalay, Burma
expired 7-24-1997 in Yangon, Burma   age 69   cause: heart attack
Goldwyn Studios sound department head  Gordon E. Sawyer   a special oscar award category is named in his honor
born on 8-27-1905 in Santa Barbara, California
expired 5-15-1980 in Santa Barbara, California   age 74   cause: heart attack; stroke
physicist  Ralph A. Sawyer   directed A-bomb tests at Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands (1946; Operation Crossroads); inadvertantly provided the inspiration for the name of a new form of scanty bathing attire
born on 1-5-1895 in Atkinson, New Hampshire
expired 12-6-1978 in Ann Arbor, Michigan   age 83
instrument inventor  Adolphe Antoine-Joseph Sax   invented the Saxophone in 1842
born on 11-6-1814 in Dinant, Belgium
expired 2-4-1894 in Paris, France   age 79
4th (and final) Nixon Attorney General (1974-75)  William Bart "Bill" Saxbe
born on 6-24-1916
expired 8-24-2010 in Mechanicsburg, Ohio   age 94
1980 Reuben Award winner magazine cartoonist  Charles David Saxon   received the 1980 Reuben Award
born on 11-13-1920 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 12-6-1988 in New Canaan, Connecticut   age 68
1930s opera soprano  Bidú Sayão
¤born: Balduina de Oliveira Sayão 
born on 5-11-1902 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
expired 3-12-1999 in Rockport, Maine   age 96
crime novel author  Dorothy Leigh Sayers
expired 12-17-1957 in Witham, England   age 64
sailor  Nicholas Salvatore "Nick" Scadone   won the gold medal a the 2008 para-Olympics in Beijing
born on 3-4-1966 in Santa Ana, California
expired 1-2-2009 in Fountain Valley, California   age 42   cause: respiratory failure; ALS
cartoonist  Al Scaduto   succeeded Jimmy Hatlo as the artist of the They'll Do It Every Time strip
born on 12-7-1928 in The Bronx, New York, New York
expired 12-7-2007 in Sleepy Hollow, New York   age 79
 Philip Scaffidi   Niagra University basketball player
born on 4-3-1956
expired 3-23-1980 in Buffalo, New York   age 23   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
1980 JW6.3%
   Scored 9.7000 solo points

actress  Gia Scala   played "mute" resistance fighter Anna in Guns of Navarone (1961)
¤real name: Giovanna Sgoglio 
born on 3-3-1934 in Liverpool, England
expired 4-30-1972 in Hollywood Hills, California   age 38   cause: suicide; alcohol/drug overdose
political prisoner  Junius Irving Scales   only American sent to prison for being a member of the American Communist Party (1940 Smith Act); spent 15 months in the Federal slammer (1961-62); JFK commuted his sentence
born on 3-26-1920 in Greensboro, North Carolina
expired 8-5-2002 in New York, New York   age 82   cause: heart failure; stroke
food importer  Louis J. Scaramelli   co-founded Fairleigh Dickinson University (1941)
expired 2-1-1957 in Rutherford, New Jersey   age 79
mobster  Gregory Scarpa Sr.
born on 5-8-1928
expired 6-8-1994   age 66
screenwriter  Furio Scarpelli   co-wrote The Organizer, Casanova 70, Il Postino (The Postman) & Il Buono, Il Bruto, Il Cattiro (The Good, The Bad, The Ugly)
expired 4-28-2010 in Rome, Italy   age 90   cause: heart problems
author  Richard McClure Scarry
born on 6-5-1919 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 4-30-1994 in Gstaad, Switzerland   age 74
photographer  Francesco Scavullo
born on 1-10-1921 in New York, New York
expired 1-6-2004 in New York, New York   age 82   cause: heart failure
AKS: Francisco
sports broadcaster  Richard "Dick" Schaap   credited with calling New York City "Fun City"
born on 9-27-1934 in New York, New York
expired 12-21-2001   age 67   cause: complications following hip replacement surgery
   Contest Selectors
2002 JEDS

German banker  Hjalmar Horace Greeley Schacht   early Hitler supporter & economic advisor
born on 1-22-1877 in Tingleff, Germany
expired 6-4-1970 in München, Germany   age 93
retired L.A. school superintendent  Norman Schachter   was an NFL referee (1954-76), working the first Super Bowl, the first Monday Night football game & the Ice Bowl in Green Bay (12/31/1967)
born on 4-30-1914 in New York, New York
expired 10-2-2004 in San Pedro, California   age 90
movie & tv producer and director  George Louis Schaefer
born on 12-16-1920
expired 9-10-1997 in Los Angeles, California   age 76
1920s 5-time 18.2 balkline billiard champion  Jacob F. "Jake" Schaefer Jr.   played in last championship held (1938)
born on 10-18-1894 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 11-10-1975 in Cleveland, Ohio   age 81
My Sister Sam actress  Rebecca Schaeffer
born on 11-6-1967 in Portland, Oregon
expired 7-18-1989 in West Hollywood, California   age 21   cause: murderd; shot
Gold Seal Co. founder (1942)  Harold Lyle Schafer   maker of Glass Wax and Mr. Bubble
born on 2-1-1912
expired 12-2-2001 in Bismarck, North Dakota   age 89   cause: infection; congestive heart failure
Mr. Blooper  Kermit Schafer
born on 3-24-1923 in New York, New York
expired 3-8-1979 in South Miami, Florida   age 55   cause: heart attack
AKS: Schaefer Schaeffer Shaefer Shaeffer Shafer Shaffer
actress  Natalie Schafer   played Eunice "Lovey" Wentworth Howell on Gilligan's Island; married to Louis Calhern 1934-42
born on 11-5-1900 in Red Bank, New Jersey
expired 4-10-1991 in Los Angeles, California   age 90   cause: cancer
Nazi pædophile  Paul Schäfer (Schneider)   was a member of the Hitler Youth; founder of Colonia Digidad agricultural commune (used as a torture/detention center during Pinochet's regime); molested a whole bunch of young boys
born on 12-2-1921 in Troisdorf, Germany
expired 4-24-2010 in Santiago, Chile   age 88   cause: heart failure
AKS: Schafer Schaefer
comics artist  Kurt Schaffenberger   drew Lois Lane comics in 1960s
born on 12-15-1920 in Germany
expired 1-24-2002 in Brick, New Jersey   age 81   cause: complications from diabetes
director  Franklin James Schaffner   directed Planet of the Apes (1968), Patton (1970; Best Director oscar) & The Boys From Brazil (1978)
born on 5-3-1920 in Tokyo, Japan
expired 7-2-1989 in Santa Monica, California   age 69
former CBS News correspondent  Robert Schakne
born on 8-19-1926
expired 8-31-1989   age 63
retired University of Wisconsin - Madison food researcher Dr.  Edward Joseph Schantz Sr.   isolated the toxin in type-A Botulism (1946) while working for the U.S. Army at Fort Detrick, Maryland; developed a method of purifying & crystalizing the pure toxin; in 1979 brewed up a batch of 0.2 grams using hydrolyzed casein, yeast extract & glucose (a lethal dose for a human is 0.0000001 grams)
¤"the Grandfather of Botox" 
born on 8-27-1908 in Hartford, Wisconsin
expired 4-28-2005 in Madison, Wisconsin   age 96   cause: congestive heart failure
   Contest Selectors
2005CSI4.3%
   Scored 5.4000 solo points

movie/tv composer  Walter Scharf   wrote scores for Mercy Island (1942), White Christmas (1954), Funny Girl (1968), Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1972) & Ben (1973)
born on 8-1-1910 in New York, New York
expired 2-24-2003 in Brentwood, California   age 92
Prussian military leader  Gerhard Johann David von Scharnhorst   namesake of World War II battleship
born on 11-12-1755 in Bordenau, Prussia
expired 6-28-1813 in Prague, Prussia   age 57
Hollywood agent  Dory Schary   wrote story for screenplay of Boys Town (1938); replaced Louis B. Mayer as head of MGM (1951)
¤born: Isidore Schary 
born on 8-31-1905 in Newark, New Jersey
expired 7-7-1980 in New York, New York   age 74
microbiologist  Albert Israel Schatz   as a 23 year old Rutgers graduate student did substantial development work on streptomyicin (1943); he had to sue to get his due credit (and royalties) after his professor, Selman Waksman, took all the credit (and a Nobel Prize)
born on 2-2-1920 in Norwich, Connecticut
expired 1-17-2005 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 84   cause: pancreatic cancer
Miss America 1924  Ruth Malcomson Schaubel
born on 4-16-1906
expired 5-25-1988 in Broomall, Pennsylvania   age 82
MASER & LASER pioneer Dr.  Arthur Leonard Schawlow   collaborated with Dr. Charles H. Townes on the microwave forerunner of the LASER; wrote research paper in 1957 that became the basis for the first physical LASER device, built in 1960 by Dr. Theodore Maiman; co-recipient of 1981 Nobel physics prize
born on 5-5-1921 in Mount Vernon, New York
expired 4-28-1999 in Palo Alto, California   age 77   cause: congestive heart failure; leukemia
AKS: Shawlow
cut-rate car painter  Earl A. Scheib
born on 2-28-1908
expired 2-27-1992 in Beverly Hills, California   age 83   cause: emphysema
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in September 1980 actor  Roy Richard Scheider
born on 11-10-1932 in Orange, New Jersey
expired 2-10-2008 in Little Rock, Arkansas   age 75   cause: staph infection; multiple myeloma
   Contest Selectors
2006DFFC, SPIT6.7%
2007AUDC, SPIT6.5%
2008RAVN, SPIT
   Scored 6.2500 points

Harvey with an early Betamax recorder/player former SONY America president  Harvey Lester Schein   championed the Betamax vcr format
born on 9-15-1927 in The Bronx, New York, New York
expired 5-14-2008   age 80   cause: lymphoma
actress  Maria Margarethe Anna Schell   sister of Maximilian Schell
born on 1-15-1921 in Vienna, Austria
expired 4-26-2005 in Preitenegg, Austria   age 84   cause: heart failure; pneumonia
former University of Michigan football coach (1969-89)  Glenn Edward "Bo" Schembechler Jr.
born on 4-1-1929 in Barberton, Ohio
expired 11-17-2006 in Southfield, Michigan   age 77   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
1979 JW7.7%

litigant  Edward Lewis Schempp   with wife field suit to prevent the reading of the Bible in public schools; the case was combined with one from Madalyn Murray O'Hair; the Supreme Court voted 8-1 in their favor (6-17-1963)
born on 2-29-1908 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 11-8-2003 in Heyward, California   age 95
litigant  Sidney G. Schempp   with husband and a well-known atheist put a stop to bible readings in public schools (Abington Township v. Schempp)
born on 3-1-1913 in Grant's Pass, Oregon
expired 7-5-2004 in Castro Valley, California   age 91   cause: liver disease
movie producer  Joseph M. Schenck   co-founded 20th Century Company (1933)
expired 10-22-1961 in Beverly Hills, California   age 82
Loew's Inc. co-founder  Nicholas M. Schenck   a founder of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.
born on 11-14-1881
expired 3-3-1969 in Miami Beach, California   age 87
former radio/tv sportscaster  Chris Schenkel   worked for CBS & ABC covering college & pro football and 8 Olympic games
born on 8-21-1923 in Bippus, Wabash County, Indiana
expired 9-11-2005 in Fort Wayne, Indiana   age 82   cause: complications from ulcer surgery; emphysema
former NBC White House correspondent  Ray Scherer
born on 6-7-1919 in Fort Wayne, Indiana
expired 7-1-2000 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 81   cause: cancer
R.P. Scherer Corp. founder (1933)  Robert Pauli Scherer   en engineer, he developed the rotary die method of making gelatin capsules used to contain medicine, vitamins and candies
born on 10-10-1906
expired 7-27-1960 in Detroit, Michigan   age 53
former ABC tv programming executive  Edgar J. Scherick   executive producer of Take the Money and Run
born on 10-10-1924 in New York, New York
expired 12-2-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 78   cause: complications from leukemia
Detroit Times founder and former publisher  James Schermerhorn
expired 12-2-1941 in Detroit, Michigan   age 76
Three Dog Night bassist  Joseph "Joe" Schermie
born on 2-12-1948
expired 3-25-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 54
fashion designer  Elsa Schiaparelli
born on 9-10-1890 in Rome, Italy
expired 11-13-1973 in Paris, France   age 83   cause: stroke
movie actor  Vincent Andrew Schiavelli   Planet 10 Red Lectroid henchman John O'Connor in The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984); also portrayed the computer-generated Minosian Arms Peddler in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Arsenal of Freedom" (1988)
born on 11-11-1948 in New York, New York
expired 12-26-2005 in Polizzi Generosa, Sicily, Italy   age 57   cause: lung cancer
persistently vegetative hospice resident  Theresa Marie "Terri" Schiavo   subject of all manner of legal wrangling over her feeding tube — take it out, put it in, take it out, put it in, .... ; poster girl for living wills
¤née: Schindler 
born on 12-3-1963 in Corning, Pennsylvania
expired 3-31-2005 in Pinellas Park, Florida   age 41   cause: heart failure; kidney failure; dehydration
   Contest Selectors
2003PCD5.6%
2004PCD5.6%
2005KLS, MOT, PCD, RAVN17.4%
   Scored 8.7125 points

AKS: Terry
Nicaraguan president (5/1/1963-8/3/1966)  René Schick Gutiérrez
born on --1909 in Managua, Nicaragua
expired 8-3-1966 in Managua, Nicaragua   age 57   cause: heart attack
musician and film director  David Schickele   co-created P.D.Q. Bach with his brother and friend Ernest Lloyd
born on 3-20-1937 in Ames, Iowa
expired 10-31-1999 in San Francisco, California   age 62   cause: brain cancer
advertising copy writer  Arthur D. Schiff   gave name to the Ginsu knives & came up with the phrase "but wait, there's more..." (1983)
born on 5-1-1940
expired 8-24-2006 in Coral Springs, Florida   age 66   cause: lung cancer
AKS: Shiff
Hollywood makeup artist  Robert J. "Bob" Schiffer
born on 9-4-1916 in Seattle, Washington
expired 4-26-2005 in Los Angeles, California   age 88   cause: complications from stroke
vaudeville producer  Frank Schiffman   co-founded Harlem's Apollo Theater (1934) with Leo Brecher
born on 3-7-1893
expired 1-15-1974 in Miami Beach, Florida   age 80
actor  Joseph Schildkraut   played Otto Frank in The Diary of Anne Frank (1959); two-time winner of a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award
born on 3-22-1896 in Vienna, Austria
expired 1-21-1964 in New York, New York   age 67
German rocket engineer Dr.  Martin Schilling   worked on the V-2 ("Vergeltungswaffe 2" --- "Vengeance Weapon 2") under Wernher Von Braun at Peenemünde
born on 10-1-1911 in Hörde, Germany
expired 4-30-2000 in Burlington, Massachusetts   age 88   cause: heart failure
potty-mouth comedian  Robert Schimmel
born on 1-16-1950 in New York, New York
expired 9-3-2010 in Phoenix, Arizona   age 60   cause: head injuries; auto accident; liver failure; hepatitis C; non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
AKS: Shimmel Schimel Shimel
Oscar's widow  Emilie Schindler
¤born: Emilie Belzl 
born on 10-22-1907 in Alt-Moletein, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary
expired 10-5-2001 in Strausberg, Germany   age 93   cause: complications from stroke
   Contest Selectors
2000 RR14%
2001 RR12½%
   Scored 5.7000 solo points

 Oskar Schindler   philandering Nazi businessman; saved 1,200 Jews from death camps; subject of movie Schindler's List; abandoned his long-suffering wife (1957)
born on 4-28-1908 in Zwittau, Moravia, Austria-Hungary
expired 10-9-1974 in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany   age 66
conductor  Thomas Schippers   co-founder of the Spoleto Festival
born on 3-9-1930 in Kalamazoo, Michigan
expired 12-16-1977 in New York, New York   age 47   cause: lung cancer
Sigma 7, Gemini VI and Apollo 7 astronaut  Walter Marty "Wally" Schirra Jr.
born on 3-12-1923 in Hackensack, New Jersey
expired 5-3-2007 in La Jolla, California   age 84   cause: heart attack; cancer
   Contest Selectors
2006BYE3.3%
2007AUDC, BYE6.5%
   Scored 5.3500 points

AKS: Shirra
inventor  Gilmore Tilmen Schjeldahl   made Echo I, the first (passive) communications satellite (a 100 foot aluminized mylar balloon), launched by NASA in August 1960 (it stayed up for 8 years)
born on 6-1-1912 in Esmond, North Dakota
expired 3-9-2002 in Lenox, Massachusetts   age 89
former 20th Century Fox director of tv research  Hubert Joseph "Hub" Schlafly   built the first teleprompter for Fred Barton Jr. & Irving Kahn (1950); picked up a couple of Emmys for his work on this and cable tv stuff
born on 8-14-1919 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 4-20-2011 in Stamford, Connecticut   age 91
sculptor  Felix Schlag   won contest to design the obverse/reverse of the Jefferson nickel (1938), successor to the "Buffalo" nickel
expired 3-9-1974 in Owosso, Michigan   age 82
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in May 1966 historian  Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr.
born on 10-15-1917 in Columbus, Ohio
expired 2-27-2007 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 89   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
2005QKU, TBC8.7%
2006QKU3.3%
2007QKU3.2%
   Scored 6.1000 solo points

movie director  John Richard Schlesinger   made Darling (1965), Midnight Cowboy (1969; Best Director oscar) & Marathon Man (1975)
born on 2-16-1926 in London, England
expired 7-25-2003 in Palm Springs, California   age 77   cause: complications from stroke
cartoon-producer extraordinary  Leon Schlesinger   made some of the greatest Warner Brothers cartoons
expired 12-25-1949 in Los Angeles, California   age 65
estranged mom  Yolanda "Lundy" Schlessinger   last seen in early September 2002, her body was discovered December 16, 2002 in a bad state of decomposition; hadn't spoken with daughter in more than a decade
¤née: Ceccovini 
born on 1-12-1923 in Italy
expired 9-1-2002 in Beverly Hills, California   age 79   cause: blunt force trauma; ball-peen hammer blows
Father  Johann Martin Schleyer   invented the Volapük language (1880)
born on 7-18-1831 in Oberlauda, Germany
expired 8-16-1912 in Konstanz, Germany   age 81
AKS: Volapuk
archaeologist  Heinrich Schliemann   located and did early excavation on the ruins of ancient city of Troy, at the site known as Hisarlik
born on 1-6-1822 in Neubuchow, Germany
expired 12-26-1890 in Naples, Italy   age 68
"controversial" film/stage director  Christoph Maria Schlingensief   also an actor, author, performance artist, honeywagon driver & zeppelin inflator
born on 10-24-1960 in Oberhausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
expired 8-21-2010 in Berlin, Germany   age 49   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
2009WEP3.3%

heavyweight boxing opponent of Joe Louis  Maximilian Adolf Otto Siegfried Schmeling   the Great White Aryan Hope
born on 9-28-1905 in Klein-Luckow, Brandenburg, Germany
expired 2-2-2005 in Hollenstedt, Germany   age 99
   Contest Selectors
2000RR14%
2001DTM, RR25%
2002DTM, JAC, JL, MORB, RR45.5%
2003ANG, COCO, DTM, JL, KOHD, PCD, RR33.3%
2004ANG, DTM, EOD, MJ, NFG, PCD, RR38.9%
2005ANG, DTM, NFG, PCD, RIE, RR, SLIM, SPIT, TBC39.1%
   Scored 2.6070 points

AKS: Max Shmeling Schmielling Shmelling
retired professor  Hannelore "Loki" Schmidt   had been a botany expert
¤née: Glaser
Mrs. Helmut Schmidt 
born on 3-3-1919 in Hamburg, Germany
expired 10-20-2010 in Hamburg, Germany   age 91
   Contest Selectors
2007WEP3.2%

orchestra conductor  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
born on 5-5-1900 in Berlin, Germany
expired 5-28-1973 in Hamburg, Germany   age 73
tv game show producer  Anne-Marie Schmitt   won 9 Emmys for producting various versions of the Pyramid tv game show; in her paid death notice was described as the "beloved companion" of Bob Stewart
born on 9-6-1931
expired 4-26-2006 in California   age 74
Nazi financier  Herman Schmitz   part of the group that formed the I.G. Farben cartel in 1925 by merging BASF, Agfa, Hoechst, Weiler-ter-Meer & Griesheim-Elektron; helped Hitler come to power; was the chairman of it's board (1935-45); served one year ofa 4 year sentence after the war
born on --1881
expired 10-8-1960 in Heidelburg, Germany   age 79
ultra-conservative one-term California congressman (1971-72)  John George Schmitz   1972 American Independent Party presidential candidate; father of Mary Kay LeTourneau
born on 8-12-1930 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 1-10-2001 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 70   cause: cancer
pianist  Artur Schnabel
expired 8-15-1951 in Axenstein, Switzerland   age 69
actor  Stefan Schnabel   spent 17 years on Guiding Light soap opera; son of Artur
born on 2-2-1912 in Berlin, Germany
expired 3-11-1999 in Rogaro, Italy   age 87   cause: heart attack
last colonial governor of German East Africa  Heinrich Schnee
expired 6-23-1949 in Berlin, Germany   age 78   cause: traffic accident
movie producer  Charles Hirsh Schneer   collaborated extensively with Ray Harryhausen on such fantasy/sci-fi flix as: It Came From Beneath The Sea (1955), Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956), 20 Million Miles to Earth (1957), Hellcats of the Navy (1957),The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad (1958), The Three Worlds of Gulliver (1960), Mysterious Island (1961), Jason and the Argonauts (1963), First Men in the Moon (1964), The Valley of Gwangi (1969) & Clash of the Titans (1981)
born on 5-5-1920 in Norfolk, Virginia
expired 1-21-2009 in Boca Raton, Florida   age 88   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
AKS: Hersh Hursh Hirsch Shneer Schnear Shnear
Rabbi  Menachem Mendel Schneerson
born on 4-18-1902 in Nikolayev, Russia
expired 6-12-1994   age 92
movie producer  Berton J. "Bert" Schneider   was a co-creator of The Monkees tv music group; produced Easy Rider (1969), Five Easy Pieces (1970), The Last Picture Show (1971), Hearts and Minds (1974; Best Documentary oscar) & Days of Heaven (1978)
born on 5-5-1933 in New York, New York
expired 12-12-2011 in Los Angeles, California   age 78
midget/actress  Elly Annie Schneider   appeared in Freaks (1932) & as a Munchkin in The Wizard of Oz (1939)
¤aka: "Tiny Earles" «or» "Tiny Doll" 
born on 7-23-1914 in Stolpen, Germany
expired 9-6-2004 in Sarasota, Florida   age 90   cause: heart failure
It's better with butter?! actress  Maria Schneider   Brando's "love interest" in Last Tango In Paris (1972); did March 1973 Playboy pictorial; battled drug addiction, mental illness & a vicious Parkay habit
¤born: Marie Christine Gélin 
born on 3-27-1952 in Paris, Île-de-France, France
expired 2-3-2011 in Paris, Île-de-France, France   age 58   cause: cancer
tv writer  Paul Schneider   wrote three scripts for Star Trek: Balance of Terror (1966), Squire of Gothos (1967) & The Terratin Incident (1973)
born on 8-4-1923 in Passaic, New Jersey
expired 10-13-2008 in Idyllwild, California   age 85
attorney  Ralph E. Schneider   Diners' Club co-founder & chairman
expired 11-2-1964 in New York, New York   age 55
actress  Romy Schneider
¤born: Rosemariie Albach-Retty 
born on 9-23-1938 in Vienna, Austria
expired 5-28-1982 in Paris, France   age 43
classical violinist  Wolfgang Schneiderhan
born on 5-28-1915 in Vienna, Lower Austria, Austria-Hungary
expired 5-18-2002 in Vienna, Austria   age 86
movie producer / director  Ernest Beaumont Schoedsack   co-produced Grass (1925), King Kong (1933; he was the airplane gunner that "Shot down" Kong), Son of Kong and Mighty Joe Young (1949) with Merian C. Cooper; directed The Last Days of Pompeii (1935) and Dr. Cyclops (1940)
born on 6-8-1893 in Council Bluffs, Iowa
expired 12-23-1979 in Los Angeles, California   age 86
AKS: Shoedsack Schoadsack Schoedsak Shodsak
U-Haul founder (1945)  Leonard Samuel Schoen
born on 2-29-1916 in McGrath, Minnesota
expired 10-4-1999 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 83   cause: suicide; car crashed into utility pole
Shoneys co-founder  Alex "Shoney" Schoenbaum   opened his first restaurant in 1947; opened first Shoneys in 1953; thrice declared a football All-American (1936-38)
born on 8-8-1915
expired 12-6-1996 in Sarasota, Florida   age 81   cause: complications from heart attack
composer  Arnold Schoenberg
expired 7-13-1951 in Brentwood, California   age 76
pro wrassler  Robert Schoenberger
¤aka: "Bobby Shane
born on 8-25-1945
expired 2-20-1975   age 39   cause: airplane crash
former CBS correspondent (1945-63)  David Schoenbrun   with ABC News (1963-79)
born on 3-15-1915 in New York, New York
expired 5-23-1988 in New York, New York   age 73
John Schoenherr's rendition of a giant Dune worm illustrator  John Carl Schoenherr   recipient of the 1965 Hugo Award for Best Artist, 1972 Newberry Nedal & 1987 Caldecott Medal; illustrated the serialization of "Dune" in Analog magazine (1963 & 1965); also illustrated Anne McCaffrey's "Pern" stories
born on 7-5-1935 in Queens, New York, New York
expired 4-8-2010 in Stockton, New Jersey   age 74
Kwikset Lock Co. co-founder (1948)  Adolf Schoepe
born on 1-1-1904 in Berkenroth, Germany
expired 7-29-2001 in Fullerton, California   age 97   cause: stroke
foot care product manufacturer  William Howard Scholl   nephew of company founder
born on 9-24-1920 in London, England
expired 3-15-2002 in Douglas, Isle of Man, England   age 81   cause: pneumonia
foot pad mogul  William Mathias Scholl   founded Scholl Manufacturing, maker of Dr. Scholl's foot products
born on 6-22-1882
expired 3-30-1968 in Chicago, Illinois   age 85
former New York Times music critic (1960-80)  Harold Charles Schonberg   won 1971 Pulitzer prize for criticism
born on 11-29-1915 in New York, New York
expired 7-26-2003 in New York, New York   age 87
AKS: Schonburg Schoenberg Schoenburg Shonberg Shonburg
naturalist and Federal Northwest Territory Indian agent  Henry Rowe Schoolcraft   friend of Longfellow; wrote The Myth of Hiawatha (1854); a Michigan county is named for him
born on 3-28-1793 in Albany County, New York
expired 12-10-1864 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 71
1924 US Sabre champion  Leon Monroe Schoonmaker   on four Olympic fencing teams
expired 5-30-1950 in New York, New York   age 68   cause: coronary thrombosis
newsman  Daniel Louis Schorr   worked for CBS, CNN & NPR
born on 8-31-1916 in New York, New York
expired 7-23-2010 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 93
   Contest Selectors
2000ANG, BOD29%
2001BOD12½%
2002BOD9.1%
2004BOD5.6%
2005BOD4.3%
2006BOD3.3%
2007BOD, PCD6.5%
2008BOD3.1%
2009BOD3.3%
2010BOD, QKU7.4%
   Scored 4.4500 points

AKS: Shorr Shore Shor Schore Schorre
white trash former baseball club owner  Margaret "Marge" Schott   sold her interest in October 1999
¤née: Unnewehr 
born on 8-18-1928 in Cincinnati, Ohio
expired 3-2-2004 in Cincinnati, Ohio   age 75   cause: respiratory failure
   Contest Selectors
2002RAVN9.1%
2004MJ5.6%
   Scored 7.5000 solo points

AKS: Schot Shott Shot
screenwriter  Leonard Schrader   brother of Paul; wrote Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985); co-wrote Mishima (1985)
born on 11-30-1943 in Grand Rapids, Michigan
expired 11-2-2006 in Los Angeles, California   age 62   cause: heart failure
astrophysicist Dr.  David Schramm   authority on the "Big Bang"
born on 10-25-1945
expired 12-18-1997 in Denver, Colorado   age 52   cause: plane crash
former Dallas Cowboys general manager (1960-89)  Texas Earnest Schramm
born on 6-2-1920 in San Gabriel, California
expired 7-15-2003 in Dallas, Texas   age 83
AKS: Schram Shramm Shram
creepy actor  Max Schreck   played title role in Nosferatu (1922), the first screen vampire opus (and an all-too-obvious ripoff of Dracula; Bram Stoker's widow nailed the producers for copyright violation and had (almost) "all" prints of the movie destroyed)
born on 6-11-1879 in Berlin, Germany
expired 11-26-1936 in München, Bavaria, Germany   age 57   cause: heart attack
AKS: Shreck Schrek Shrek
ceramicist & industrial designer  Viktor Sebring Schreckengost   created the art deco "Jazz Bowl" for Eleanor Roosevelt
born on 6-26-1906 in Sebring, Ohio
expired 1-26-2008 in Tallahassee, Florida   age 101
AKS: Victor Shrekengost
comedian & former Doritos pitchman  Avery Schreiber   played Captain Cornelius Butt in Galaxina (1980)
born on 4-9-1935 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 1-7-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 66   cause: heart attack; complications from hip surgery
 Keith M. Schroder   co-founded the now-defunct Bill Knapp's restaurant chain (1948)
born on 4-14-1899
expired 5-9-1981 in Battle Creek, Michigan   age 82
1924 1924 Nobel physics co-laureate  Erwin Rudolf Josef Alexander Schrödinger   one of his proposed intellectual exercises was bad news for his pet feline
born on 8-12-1887 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary
expired 1-4-1961 in Vienna, Austria   age 73   cause: tuberculosis
long-ago amateur tennis champion  Frederick Rudolph "Ted" Schroeder   won the U.S. National Championship in 1942 & Wimbeldon singles title in 1949, as well as a number of doubles championships
born on 7-20-1821 in Newark, New Jersey
expired 5-26-2006 in La Jolla, California   age 84   cause: cancer
 Frank Schubert   last civilian coastal lighthouse keeper at the Norton Point Light on Coney Island (1960-2003)
born on 9-14-1915 in Staten Island, New York
expired 12-11-2003 in New York, New York   age 88
chemist  Eugène Schueller   concocted a non-toxic hair dye that he called Auréole (1907); founded "Société Françoise de Teintures Inoffensives pour Cheveaux", which became L'Oréal (1909)
born on 3-20-1881 in Paris, France
expired 8-23-1957   age 76
AKS: Eugéne Eugene Scheuller
cinematographer and special visual effects wizard  Eugén Schüfftan   produced the Robot<=>Maria transformation effects in Metropolis (1926); received cinematography oscar for The Hustler (1961)
born on --1886 in Breslau, Germany (now Wroclaw, Poland)
expired 9-6-1977 in New York, New York   age 91
AKS: Eugene Schufftan Shufftan Schuftan Shuftan
movie producer  Benjamin Percival Schulberg   "discovered" Clara Bow, Gary Cooper and Claudette Colbert; father of Budd Schulberg
expired 2-25-1957 in Key Biscayne, Florida   age 65
playwright/screenwriter  Budd Wilson Schulberg   wrote What Makes Sammy Run? (1941), On The Waterfront (1954) & A Face in the Crowd (1957)
born on 3-27-1914 in New York, New York
expired 8-5-2009 in Westhampton Beach, New York   age 95
AKS: Bud Shulberg Schulburg Shulburg
advertising executive  Jay William Schulberg   got Karl Malden to intone "Don't leave home without it." for the American Express Card; created the campaign that had celebrities with milk mustaches (1994); cousin of writer Budd Schulberg
born on 7-17-1939 in New York, New York
expired 1-12-2005 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania   age 65   cause: pancreatic cancer
restauranteur  Winston M. Schuler   inventor of the colon caulk known as Bar-Scheeze
born on 4-29-1908
expired 5-13-1993 in Harbor Springs, Michigan   age 85
crusading physician Dr.  Morton Schulman   for a while was the coroner in Toronto (the series Wojeck was inspired by him); he later was in the Ontario provincial parliament
expired 8-20-2000   age 75   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
original Seattle SuperSonics owner (1966-83)  Samuel Schulman   sued by the NBA for signing Spencer Heywood "too-soon"; he won, opening up the NBA to high school players
born on 4-10-1910
expired 6-12-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 93
pioneering enthnobotanist Dr.  Richard Evans Schultes   leading authority on hallucinogenic plants (Leary & Thompson were bumbling amateurs compared with this guy)
born on 1-12-1915 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 4-11-2001 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 86
 Theodore William Schultz   shared the 1979 Nobel prize in Economics
born on 4-30-1902 in Arlington, South Dakota
expired 2-26-1998 in Evanston, Illinois   age 95
composer  Norbert Schultze   composed Lili Marleen (1938), based upon the obscure World War I poem The Song of a Young Sentry
born on 11-26-1911 in Brunswick, Germany
expired 10-14-2002 in Bad Tölz, Bavaria, Germany   age 90
AKS: Lilli Lily Lilly Marlene Marlain
college football's first roving center  Adolph George Schulz   coached at Kansas State, Michigan, Wisconsin and the University of Detroit
¤nickname: Germany 
expired 4-14-1951 in Detroit, Michigan   age 68
1964 Reuben Award winner1955 Reuben Award winner Peanuts cartoonist (1950-2000)  Charles Moore Schulz   twice the recipient of the Reuben Award (in 1955 & 1964)
born on 11-26-1922 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 2-12-2000 in Santa Rosa, California   age 77   cause: heart attack; colon cancer
   Contest Selectors
1979 JH7.7%
2000 ANG, BOD, IVY, RR, TEX71%
   Scored 4.9563 points

food editor  Sylvia Z. Schur   through her company (Creative Food Services) developed Clamato, Cran-Apple juice & Metrecal
¤née: Zipser 
born on 6-27-1917 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 9-2-2009 in Chicago, Illinois   age 92   cause: respiratory failure
former Miss World (1956)  Hildegard "Petra" Susanna Schürmann   an actress and tv host; lost only child in 2001, then widowed in 2008 (widow of Dr. Gerhard Freund)
born on 9-15-1933 in Mönchengladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
expired 1-14-2010 in Starnberg, Bavaria, Germany   age 76
   Contest Selectors
2009WEP3.3%

AKS: Schurmann
former Austrian Chancellor (1934-38) Dr.  Kurt Schuschnigg   tried to prevent the German "Anschluss" (annexation) of Austria in March of 1938
expired 11-18-1977 in Mutters, Austria   age 79
auto race legend  George Schuster   won the 1908 13,341 mile "Great Race" --- Times Square, New York to Siberia to Paris auto race --- in 169 days driving a Thomas Flyer; finally received his $1,000 prize in 1968; the basis for the movie The Great Race
born on 2-4-1873
expired 7-4-1972 in Springville, New York   age 99
 Harold D. Schuster   directed Queer Cargo (1938) & My Friend Flicka (1943)
born on 8-1-1902 in Cherokee, Iowa
expired 7-19-1986 in Westlake Village, California   age 83
book publisher  Max Lincoln Schuster   Simon and Schuster co-founder (1924)
born on 3-2-1897 in Kalusz, Austria
expired 12-20-1970 in New York, New York   age 73
 Ruby Schut   claimed to be the "Ruby Bates" that had accused the Scottsboro Boys of rape in 1931; recanted her claim at second trial
¤Mrs. Elmer Schut 
born on 3-4-1913 in Huntsville, Alabama
expired 10-27-1976 in Yakima, Washington   age 63
drugstore co-founder (1932)  Bernard Joseph Schwab   with brothers Leon, Jack & Martin ran the famous Sunset Boulevard store
born on 10-2-1908 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 3-5-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 94   cause: "natural causes"
drugstore co-founder  Jack Schwab
born on 6-3-1906
expired 6-21-1989 in Van Nuys, California   age 83
legendary Hollywood pharmacy co-founder  Leon Schwab
born on 4-23-1911
expired 12-30-1995 in Los Angeles, California   age 84
Florida death row inmate  Mark Dean Schwab   earned his place in this contest listing by raping/murdering 11 year old Junny Rios-Martinez Jr.
born on 12-16-1968
expired 7-1-2008 in Starke, Florida   age 39   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2008OIE, SPIT6.3%
   Scored 9.8500 points

 Martin Schwab   co-founder of famed Hollywood drug store
born on 5-5-1893
expired 4-??-1969 in Long Beach, California   age 75
former congressman (1943-49)  Max Schwabe
born on 12-6-1905 in Columbia, Boone County, Missouri
expired 7-31-1983 in Columbia, Boone County, Missouri   age 77
sadistic Nazi labor camp commandant  Josef Schwammberger   he fled to Argentina after the war
born on 2-14-1912 in Austria
expired 12-2-2004 in Hohenasperg, Germany   age 92
AKS: Shwammberger Schwamberger Shwamberger Schwammburger Shwammburger Schwamburger Shwamburger
organist, musicologist & record store owner  William Joseph Schwann   created the monthly classical recording catalog that bears his name (1949)
born on 5-13-1913 in Salem, Illinois
expired 6-7-1998 in Burlington, Massachusetts   age 85
comic book writer  Alvin Schwartz   in the 1940s & 50s wrote for Superman, Batman and other comic books (created Bizarro Superman); co-recipient of the 2006 Bill Finger Award
born on 11-17-1916 in New York, New York
expired 10-28-2011   age 94   cause: heart-related complications
movie maker  Bernard Schwartz   produced Coal Miner's Daughter (1980) & Sweet Dreams (1985)
born on 12-9-1917 in New York, New York
expired 10-17-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 85   cause: complications from stroke
former DC Comics editor (1956-86)  Julius Schwartz   presided over the revival of the franchise; literary agent for Ray Bradbury, H.P. Lovecraft, Leigh Brackett & Robert Bloch; co-founder of The Time Traveller sci-fi fan magazine (1932; with Mort Weisinger & Forrest J. Ackerman)
born on 6-19-1915 in New York, New York
expired 2-8-2004 in Mineola, New York   age 88   cause: pneumonia
inventor  Karl K. Schwartz   invented the juke box (1927), price computing mechanism of mechanical gasoline pumps and the phonograph record changer
expired 7-12-1955 in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin   age 70
 Melvin Schwartz   shared the 1988 Nobel prize in physics
born on 11-2-1932 in New York, New York
expired 8-28-2006 in Twin Falls, Idaho   age 73   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease & hepatitis C
former Brandeis University sociology professor  Morris S. "Morrie" Schwartz   subject of 1997 book
born on 12-20-1916 in New York, New York
expired 11-4-1995 in Newton, Massachusetts   age 79   cause: ALS
tv producer  Sherwood Charles Schwartz   created Gilligan's Island and The Brady Bunch; wrote lyrics to the Ballad of Gilligan's Island (1964; music by George Wyle); named his doomed ship after an FCC Commission Chief
born on 11-14-1916 in Passaic, New Jersey
expired 7-12-2011 in Los Angeles, California   age 94   cause: intestinal infection
   Contest Selectors
2001NFG12½%
2002DTM9.1%
2003DTM, MB11.1%
2004DTM, LMLD, NFG16.7%
2005DTM, NFG, SPIT13.0%
2006DTM, NFG, OIE, SPIT13.3%
2007DTH, DTM, LMLD, NFG, SPIT16.1%
2008DGW, DTM, LMLD, NFG, SPIT15.6%
2009ADWC, DTM, LMLD, NFG13.3%
2010ADWC, DTM, NFG, OIE, PCD18.5%

AKS: Shwartz Schwarz Shwarz
Maj. Gen.  H. Norman Schwartzkopf Sr.   organized the New Jersey State Police; lead investigator of the Lindbergh baby kidnapping; father of Desert Storm commander
born on --1895
expired 11-25-1958 in West Orange, New Jersey   age 63
Nazi Party treasurer  Franz Xaver Schwarz
expired 12-14-1947 in Regensburg, Germany   age 72
toy store founder  Frederick August Otto Schwarz Sr.
born on 10-18-1836 in Herford, Germany
expired 5-17-1911 in New York, New York   age 74
opera soprano Dame  Olga Maria Elisabeth Frederike Schwarzkopf   had been a member of the Nazi Party during World War II
born on 12-9-1915 in Jarotchin, Germany (now Jarocin, Poland)
expired 8-2-2006 in Shruns, Switzerland   age 90
   Contest Selectors
1979HP7.7%
2006WEP3.3%
   Scored 6.0000 solo points

AKS: Elizabeth
physicist/astronomer  Karl Schwarzschild   postulated the Schwarzschild Radius that established the event horizon boundary of a black hole
born on 10-9-1873 in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany
expired 5-11-1916   age 42

rs = m × 1.48×10-27
(where r is in meters and m is in kilograms)

interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in December 1963 missionary Doctor  Albert Schweitzer   director of the hospital at Lambaréné, Gabon; noted organist; winner of the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize
born on 1-14-1875 in Kaysersberg, Alsace, Germany
expired 9-4-1965 in Lambaréné, Gabon   age 90
Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp. co-founder (1930)  William T. Schwendler   Grumman's original chief engineer
born on 4-1-1904
expired 1-14-1978 in Farmingdale, New York   age 73
 Anne Schwerner   mother of slain civil rights worker Michael Goodman
born on 5-1-1912
expired 11-29-1996 in Yellow Springs, Ohio   age 84
1964 CORE Freedom Summer campaigner  Michael Henry Schwerner   murdered by Klan thugs along with James Chaney & Andrew Goodman
born on 11-6-1939 in New York, New York
expired 6-21-1964 in Neshoba County, Mississippi   age 24   cause: murdered; shot
World War I U-20 submarine commander Kapitänleutnant  Walther Schwieger   torpedoed the Lusitania on May 7, 1915; later commanded the U-88 submarine
born on 4-7-1885 in Berlin, German Empire
expired 9-17-1917 in North Sea, north of Terschelling, West Frisian Islands, The Netherlands   age 32   cause: mine; Q-boat Stonecrop
AKS: Schweiger
physicist  Julian Seymour Schwinger   his work in quantum electrodynamics earned him a share of the 1965 Nobel prize in physics
born on 2-12-1918 in New York, New York
expired 7-16-1994 in Los Angeles, California   age 76
mechanic, bike designer  Ignaz Schwinn   with Adolf Arnold founded the Arnold, Schwinn and Company (1895); bought out Arnold in 1908
born on 4-1-1860 in Hardheim, Baden, Germany
expired ??-??-1948   age 88
Shuttle STS-41--C & 51--L astronaut  Francis Richard "Dick" Scobee
born on 5-19-1939 in Cle Elum, Washington
expired 1-28-1986 in Cape Canaveral, Florida   age 46   cause: Shuttle Challenger explosion
actor  David Paul Scofield   played Sir Thomas Moore in A Man for All Seasons (1966) — it earned him a Best Actor oscar
born on 1-21-1922 in Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England
expired 3-19-2008 in Haywards Heath, Sussex, England   age 86   cause: leukemia
 Jerry P. Scoggins   sang Flatt & Scruggs Ballad of Jed Clampett at the beginning of each tv episode & the movie (1993)
born on 9-30-1911 in Mount Pleasant, Texas
expired 12-7-2004 in Westlake Village, California   age 93
Tennessee teacher John Scopes "evolutionary" Tennessee educator  John Thomas Scopes   defendant in famous "Monkey Trial" in Dayton, Tennessee; tried for teaching Evolution instead of Creationism in class & convicted July 21st, 1925, fined $100
born on 8-3-1900 in Paducah, Kentucky
expired 10-21-1970 in Shreveport, Louisiana   age 70   cause: cancer
author  Thomas Nicholas Scortia   co-wrote The Glass Inferno (co-inspiration for 1974 movie)
born on 8-29-1926 in Alton, Illinois
expired 4-29-1986 in La Verne, California   age    cause: leukemia
jazz pianist  Bobby Scott
born on 1-24-1937 in Mount Pleasant, New York
expired 11-5-1990   age 53   cause: lung cancer
former actress  DebraLee Scott   played title character's younger sister Cathy Shumway on Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman tv series; had been engaged to a New York Port Authority cop who died in the 9/11 attacks; had been in an unexplained three-day coma just before her death
born on 4-2-1953 in Elizabeth, New Jersey
expired 4-5-2005 in Amelia Island, Florida   age 52
fugitive slave  Dred Scott   sued for freedom in 1846; case (Dred Scott v. Sanford) argued before Supreme Court in 1857; lost case
born on --1795 in Southampton County, Virginia
expired 9-17-1858 in Saint Louis, Missouri   age 63
former DuMont Network tv announcer (WABD/WNEW/WNYW)  Fred E. Scott Sr.   hosted the Uncle Fred Scott kiddie cartoon show + was communications office Rogers on Captain Video and his Video Rangers tv show (1949-55)
born on 6-25-1920 in Dayton, Ohio
expired 11-16-2008 in Ridge, New Jersey   age 88   cause: "a long illness"; cancer
oddball "religious" broadcaster  Gene Scott
born on 8-14-1929 in Boise, Idaho
expired 2-21-2005 in Los Angeles, California   age 75   cause: complications from stroke
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in December 1980 actor  George Campbell Scott   played prosecutor Claude Dancer in Anatomy of a Murder (1959), General "Buck" Turgidson in Dr. Strangelove (1964), Patton (1970) and Justin Playfair in They Might Be Giants (1971)
born on 10-18-1927 in Wise, Virginia
expired 9-22-1999 in Westlake Village, California   age 71   cause: ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm
Royal Air Force "battle cruiser" dirigible commander Major  George Herbert Scott C.B.E., A.F.C.   captain of the R.34 dirigible on its pioneering trans-Atlantic crossing from East Fortune, Scotland to Roosevelt Field, Mineola, New York (7/2-7/6/1919)
born on --1888 in Catford, Kent, England
expired 10-5-1930 in Allonne, Picardie, France   age 42   cause: crash of R.101
western movie actor  George Randolph Scott
born on 1-23-1898 in Orange County, Virginia
expired 3-2-1987 in Beverly Hills, California   age 89
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO7.7%

muscleman actor  Gordon Scott   played Tarzan and Hercules in the late 1950s & early 1960s; was married to Vera Miles (1954-9)
¤real name: Gordon Merrill Werschkul 
born on 8-3-1926 in Portland, Oregon
expired 4-30-2007 in Baltimore, Maryland   age 80   cause: complications from heart surgery
AKS: Werschkull
former Pennsylvania congressman (1947-52)  Hardie Scott
born on 6-7-1907 in Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
expired 11-2-1999   age 92
hi-fi equipment company president  Hermon Hosmer Scott   founded H.H. Scott, Inc.
born on 3-28-1909
expired 4-13-1975 in Newton, Massachusetts   age 66
kvetching sports "critic"  Jack Scott   was Oberlin College athletic director (1972-74); helped Patty Hearst elude police (1974)
born on 3-3-1942
expired 2-5-2000 in Eugene, Oregon   age 57   cause: throat cancer
actress  Margaretta Scott   played Roxana/Rowena in Things to Come (1936), Catherine of Aragon in the BBC mini-series Elizabeth R (1971) & Mrs. Pumphrey in All Creatures Great and Small
born on 2-13-1912 in London, England
expired 4-15-2005   age 93
actress  Martha Scott
¤Mrs. Mel Powell 
born on 9-22-1914 in Jamesport, Missouri
expired 5-28-2003 in Van Nuys, California   age 88
actress  Martha Ellen Scott   originated the role of Emily in Our Town (1939); played Sue Ellen Ewing's mother on Dallas
born on 9-22-1912 in Jamesport, Missouri
expired 5-28-2003 in Van Nuys, California   age 90   cause: "natural causes"
newspaper photographer  Myron E. Scott   created the All-American Soap box Derby (1933) (first two years it was in Dayton; after that, in Akron); gave the Corvette sportscar its name (1952)
born on 9-16-1907 in Camden, Ohio
expired 10-4-1998 in Kettering, Ohio   age 91
conservationist Sir  Peter Markham Scott   son of Antarctic explorer; designed the World Wildlife Fund's panda logo (1961)
born on 9-14-1909 in England
expired 8-29-1989 in Bristol, England   age 79   cause: heart attack
bandleader  Raymond Scott   on Your Hit Parade
¤born: Harry Warnow 
born on 9-10-1909 in New York, New York
expired 2-8-1994 in North Hills, California   age 85
Hollywood Ten movie producer and screen writer  Robert Adrian Scott
born on 2-6-1912 in Arlington, New Jersey
expired 12-25-1972 in Los Angeles, California   age 60
Antarctic explorer  Robert Falcon Scott   lost the race to the South Pole (came in 6th); made it there 1/18/1912, 5 weeks after Amundsen had arrive & left
born on 6-6-1868 in London, England
expired 3-27-1912 in Antarctica   age 43   cause: hypothermia; scurvey
World War II pilot  Robert Lee Scott Jr.   flew of the Flying Tigers & later the U.S. Army Air Corps; his memoir "God Is My Co-pilot" was a best selling book but mediocre movie
born on 4-12-1908 in Macon, Georgia
expired 2-27-2006 in Warner Robins, Georgia   age 97
AC/DC lead singer  Ronald Belford "Bon" Scott
born on 7-9-1946 in Kirriemuir, Scotland
expired 2-20-1980 in London, England   age 33   cause: acute alcohol poisoning
Prof. Ron with his robot scooper former CalTech professor  Ronald Fraser Scott   chief designer of the scoop that tested the moon's surface composition & strength from Surveyor 3 (1967) & Surveyor 7 (1968)
born on 4-9-1929 in London, England
expired 8-16-2005 in Altadena, California   age 76   cause: cancer
folk singer & writer  Thomas Jefferson "Tom" Scott
born on 5-28-1912
expired 8-12-1961 in New York, New York   age 49
UPI Hollywood reporter  Vernon Scott III
¤full name: Homer Vernon Scott III 
born on 2-13-1923 in San Francisco, California
expired 11-18-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 79   cause: pancreatitis
former Northwest Airlines pilot  William A. "Scotty" Scott   pilot of Northwest flight 305 on Thanksgiving Eve (Nov.23) 1971 when plane was hijacked by D.B. Cooper; retired in 1980
born on 1-22-1920
expired 3-10-2001 in Green Valley, Arizona   age 81   cause: prostate cancer
tv writer  William John "Bill" Scott III   wrote for/co-produced the Rocky & Bullwinkle tv cartoon series (he also voiced Bullwinkle)
born on 8-2-1920 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 11-29-1985 in Tujunga, California   age 65   cause: heart attack; pnemonia
North Carolina senator (1958-58)  William Kerr Scott   also N.C. governor (1949-52)
expired 4-6-1958 in Burlington, North Carolina   age 61
General  Winfield Scott   lead troops in Mexican War (1946-48); 1852 Whig candidate for president (lost to Franklin Pierce)
¤nickname: "Old Fuss and Feathers" 
born on 6-13-1786 in Petersburg, Virginia
expired 5-29-1866 in West Point, New York   age 79
druggie poet/musician/author  Gilbert Scott-Heron   one of the progenitors of the current "rap" music scourge; claimed in song that the revolution would not be televised — got that wrong ... CNN & al-Jazera are all over the revolutions (Egypt, Libya, Syria, Yemen, ...)
born on 4-1-1949 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 5-27-2011 in New York, New York   age 62
actor  Vito Scotti
born on 1-26-1918 in San Francisco, California
expired 6-5-1996 in Woodland Hills, California   age 78   cause: lung cancer
movie strumpet  Angela Margaret Scoular   as a Bond Girl played Buttercup in Casino Royale (1967) & Ruby Bartlett in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
¤Mrs. Leslie Phillips (1982-2011) 
born on 11-8-1945 in London, England
expired 4-12-2011 in London, England   age 65   cause: suicide; drank acid drain cleaner (also poured over 40% of body); depression; bowel cancer; alcoholism
character/voice actor  Alexander Scourby   best known for narrating PBS documentaries
born on 11-13-1913 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 2-23-1985 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 71
Parke, Davis & Company pharmacologist  Walter Scoville   developed scale for rating the "hotness" of peppers: bell pepper = 0 units; Jalapeno peppper = 5,000 units; pure capsaicin (active chemical in peppers) 16,000,000 units
expired ??-??-19??   age ??
pianist/composer  Alexander Nicolaievitch Scriabin
born on 1-10-1872 in Moscow, Russia
expired 4-14-1915   age 43
physician Dr.  Belding Hibbard Scribner   developed the teflon shunt (later changed to silicon) that permitted repeated dialysis treatments; shared 2002 Albert Lasker Award
born on 1-18-1921 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 6-19-2003 in Seattle, Washington   age 82   cause: drowned
newspaper publisher  James Edmund Scripps   founded the Evening News Association (eventually became the Detroit News newspaper); served one term in the Michigan Senate (1902-3)
born on 3-19-1835 in London, England
expired 5-29-1906 in Detroit, Michigan   age 71
Detroit News publisher (1929-52)  William Edmund Scripps   son of the founder (James Edmund Scripps); founded WWJ radio and television
born on 5-6-1882
expired 6-12-1952 in Detroit, Michigan   age 70
Nobel Prize-winning nuclear physicist  Glenn Theodore Seaborg   shared 1951 Nobel chemistry prize (with Edwin McMillan) for research in the trans-Uranium elements; discovered 10 elements, including Plutonium (1940), Merdecephalium (1997) and its heavy isotope Drechterium (1998); element 106 is named for him (Seaborgium)
born on 4-19-1912 in Ishpeming, Michigan
expired 2-25-1999 in Lafayette, California   age 86   cause: complications from stroke
sorry-ass peckerwood James Ford Seale elder KKK goon  James Ford Seale   as a ignorant peckerwood Mississippi county sheriff's deputy kidnapped Charles Eddie Moore & Henry Hezekiah Dee and delivered them into the hands of their murderers; his partner in the crime, Charles Marcus Edwards, turned states evidence on his sorry ass; had been living in Roxie, Mississippi; convicted in Federal court June 2007 & sentenced to life imprisonment
born on 6-25-1935 in Mississippi
expired 8-2-2011 in Terre Haute, Indiana   age 76
   Contest Selectors
2008RR3.1%
2009RR3.3%

singer  Danny Wayland Seals   other half of England Dan & John Ford Coley; younger brother of Jimmy Seals
born on 2-8-1948 in McCarney, Texas
expired 3-25-2009 in Nashville, Texas   age 61   cause: mantle cell lymphoma
   Contest Selectors
2009LMLD3.3%
   Scored 8.9000 solo points

attorney  John Norman Seaman   worked as a code breaker at Bletchley Park
born on 2-19-1914 in Battle Creek, Michigan
expired 9-9-2002 in Lansing, Michigan   age 88
1960 Reuben Award winner magazine cartoonist  Ronald William Fordham Searle   as a World War II prisoner of war worked on the infamous Siam-Burma railway; has drawn for Punch, The Sunday Express and other publications; recipient of the 1960 Reuben Award; he drew the animated opening credits, intermission & closing credits for Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines (1965)
born on 3-3-1920 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
expired 12-30-2011 in Draguignan, Var, Provence, France   age 91
   Contest Selectors
2008CSI, RR6.3%
2009RR3.3%
2010CSI, RR7.4%
2012CSI, RR

from outer space, the special effects horror called `The Giant Claw' schlocky movie director  Fred F. Sears   directed Rock Around the Clock (1956), Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956), Night the World Exploded (1957) & The Giant Claw (1957)
born on 7-7-1913 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 11-30-1957 in Hollywood, California   age 44   cause: heart attack
Sears Roebuck co-founder  Richard Warren Sears
born on 12-7-1863 in Stewartville, Minnesota
expired 9-28-1914 in Waukesha, Wisconsin   age 50
Eisenhower Interior secretary (1956-61)  Frederick Andrew Seaton
born on 12-11-1909 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 1-16-1974 in Minneapolis, Minnesota   age 64
movie director  George Seaton   was radio's first Lone Ranger (2nd; 3rd); made Miracle on 34th Street (1947) & Airport (1970)
¤born: George Stenius 
born on 4-17-1911 in South Bend, Indiana
expired 7-28-1979 in Beverly Hills, California   age 68
winemaking matriarch  Sylvia Sebastiani
¤née: Scarafoni 
born on 5-10-1916 in Cordelia, California
expired 11-30-2003 in Sonoma, California   age 87
linguist/semiotics prof. Dr.  Thomas Albert Sebeok   debunker of ape-human speech theories
born on 11-9-1920 in Budapest, Hungary
expired 12-21-2001 in Bloomington, Indiana   age 81   cause: leukemia
actress  Jean Seberg
born on 11-13-1938 in Marshalltown, Iowa
expired 9-8-1979 in Paris, France   age 40   cause: acute alcohol poisoning
hair stylist  Jay Sebring
¤born: Thomas John Kummer 
born on 10-10-1933 in Alabama
expired 8-9-1969 in Los Angeles, California   age 35   cause: exsanguination; stabbed 7 times, shot once
the original 'paparazzi celebrity-hounding photographer  Tazio Secchiaroli   basis for Fellini's 1960 La Dolce Vita character Paparazzo
¤aka: "Scum-sucking Leech" 
born on --1925 in Rome, Italy
expired 7-24-1998 in Rome, Italy   age 73   cause: heart attack
original BBC "Goon" Sir  Harry Secombe   appeared with Michael Bentine, Spike Milligan and Peter Sellers on the Goon Show
¤aka: "Harry Seagoon" 
born on 9-8-1921 in Swansea, Wales
expired 4-10-2001 in Guildford, Surrey, England   age 79   cause: prostate cancer
   Contest Selectors
2000 BOD14%
2001 BOD, DTM, RR37½%
   Scored 5.2250 points

novelist  John H. Secondari   wrote book Coins in the Fountain, made into the movie Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)
born on 11-1-1919 in Rome, Italy
expired 2-8-1975 in New York, New York   age 55   cause: heart attack
Hollywood movie producer & director  Edward M. Sedgwick   "discovered" Tom Mix and Hoot Gibson
expired 5-7-1953 in North Hollywood, California   age 60
Nazi bagman  Hans Sedlmayr   a friend of Josef Mengele; he worked for the Mengele family's agricultural machinery company; made regular trips to Brazil to pass money to him
born on 1-18-1896 in Hornstein, Burgenland, Austria-Hungary
expired 7-9-1984 in Salzburg, Austria   age 88
   Contest Selectors
2007RR
2008RR
2009RR
2010RR

AKS: Sedlmeier
Gemini astronaut  Elliot McKay See Jr.   originally scheduled to be the Gemini IX mission commander; killed on training mission with Charles Bassett
born on 7-23-1927 in Dallas, Texas
expired 2-28-1966 in Saint Louis, Missouri   age 38   cause: plane crash
retired Army corps of engineers General  Robert F. Seedlock   as a colonel lead construction of the Burma Road during World War II
born on 2-6-1913 in Newark, New Jersey
expired 5-5-2004 in Arlington, Virginia   age 91   cause: heart disease
silent film actress  Miriam Seegar   played Stella Nelson in Valley of the Ghosts; widow of director Tim Whelan
born on 9-1-1907 in Greentown, Indiana
expired 1-2-2011 in Pasadena, California   age
AKS: Seeger Segar
musicologist  Charles L. Seeger   former head of UC Berkeley music department (1912-19); father of folk singer Pete
born on 12-14-1886
expired 2-7-1979 in Bridgewater, Connecticut   age 92   cause: heart attack
Milton the Monster tv producer/animator  Hal Seeger   creator of Milton the Monster (1965-66) and Batfink (1966-67) shows
born on 5-16-1917
expired 3-13-2005 in Great Neck, New York   age 87
 Ivan Fremont Seeley   survivor of the Bath School bombing (1927)
born on 8-20-1915 in Bath, Michigan
expired 1-31-2000 in Yavapai, Arizona   age 84
poet  Giorgos Stylianou Seferiadis   received the 1963 Nobel prize in leterature
¤pen name: Giorgos Seferis 
born on 3-13-1900 in Urla, Turkey
expired 9-20-1971 in Athens, Greece   age 71
former Yale classics professor & author  Erich Wolf Segal   wrote Love Story
born on 6-16-1937 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 1-17-2010 in London, England   age 72   cause: heart attack; Parkinson's disease
biochemist & embryologist  Sheldon Jerome Segal   led the team that developed the Norplant contraceptive device (1991)
born on 3-15-1926 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 10-17-2009 in Woods Hole, Massachusetts   age 83   cause: congestive heart failure
actress  Vivienne Segal
born on 4-19-1897 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 12-29-1992 in Los Angeles, California   age 95
cartoonist  Elzie Crisler Segar   created the Thimble Theater (1919); in 1929 one of it's throw-away characters was a big hit — he stayed on and eventually took over the strip (Popeye the sailor)
born on 12-8-1894 in Chester, Illinois
expired 10-13-1938 in Santa Monica, California   age 43   cause: leukemia
attorney  Charles P. Seger   as a student at Yale was Garry Trudeau's model for Mike Doonesbury
expired 11-14-2000 in Tulsa, Oklahoma   age 52
classical guitarist  Andres Segovia
born on 2-18-1894 in Linares, Spain
expired 6-2-1987 in Madrid, Spain   age 93
   Contest Selectors
1980 DH, EB, GP18.8%

1959 Nobel physics co-laureate  Emilio Gino Segrè   co-discoverer of the anti-proton (1955)
born on 2-1-1905 in Tivoli, Rome, Italy
expired 4-22-1989 in Lafayette, California   age 84
AKS: Segre
Carrozzeria Ghia owner/stylist  Luigi Segre   co-designed the VW Karmann-Ghia sportscar
expired ??-??-
1963   age 44
guitarist  Compay Segundo
¤real name: Máximo Francisco Repilado Muñoz 
born on 11-18-1907 in Siboney, Cuba
expired 7-13-2003 in Havana, Cuba   age 95   cause: kidney failure
   Contest Selectors
2003JL5.6%
   Scored 5.5000 solo points

AKS: Maximo Munoz
rubber industrialist  Frank A. Seiberling   founder of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. & president (1898-21)
born on 10-6-1859 in Western Star, Ohio
expired 8-11-1955 in Akron, Ohio   age 95
developer  Peter Werner Seibert Sr.   built Vail Ski Resort
born on 8-7-1924 in Sharon, Massachusetts
expired 7-15-2002 in Edwards, Colorado   age 77   cause: cancer
Milwaukee mayor (1910-12)  Emil Seidel   Eugene Debs' vice presidential running mate in 1912
expired 6-24-1947 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin   age 82   cause: heart attack
 Jaroslav Seifert   Nobel literature laureate for 1984
born on 9-23-1901 in Zizkov, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary
expired 1-10-1986 in Prague, Czechoslovakia   age 84
Delaware judge  Collins Jacques Seitz   many elements of his 1951 ruling to end segregation of local schools were cited in the 1954 Brown v. Topeka Board of Education Supreme Court ruling
born on 6-20-1914
expired 10-16-1998 in Wilmington, Delaware   age 84
solid-state physicist  Frederick Seitz   co-inventor of the Wigner-Seitz unit cell; doesn't believe that chloro-fluoro-carbons are depleting the ozone layer
born on 7-4-1911 in San Francisco, California
expired 3-2-2008 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 96
 Lucius Aelius Sejanus   Tiberius' chief of staff/head administrator of Roman Empire
expired 10-18-31 in Rome, Italy   age ??   cause: executed
225th Ethiopian Emperor  Haile Selassie I   succeeded Menelik II as last emperor of the 3000-year old Ethiopian monarchy; "direct descendant" of Menelik I, son of Solomon & Sheeba (Makeda)
¤born: Lij Tafari Makonnen 
born on 7-23-1892 in Ejarsa Gora, Ethiopia
expired 8-27-1975 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   age 83   cause: prostate cancer
Prince  Sahle Selassie   son of Emperor Haile
expired 4-23-1962 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   age 31
journalist  George Henry Seldes
born on 11-16-1890 in Alliance, New Jersey
expired 7-2-1995 in Windsor, Vermont   age 104
libertarian economist  Arthur Seldon   the impetus behind Margaret Thatcher's privatization binge in Britain
born on 5-29-1916 in London, England
expired 10-11-2005 in Godden Green, Kent, England   age 89
 Karolj Seles   Monica's father
born on 2-3-1933
expired 5-14-1998 in Sarasota, Florida   age 65   cause: stomach cancer
20th CEntury Fox tv production executive  William Edwin Self   prooduced the pilot episode of The Twilight Zone ("Where is Everybody?"); a producer/co-producer of The Shootist movie as well as The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Daniel Boone, Peyton Place, Batman, Julia, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Room 222, Lost In Space & M*A*S*H
born on 6-21-1921 in Akron, Ohio
expired 11-15-2010 in Los Angeles, California   age 89   cause: heart attack
pioneering U.S. military pilot  Thomas Etholen Selfridge   first fatality of a powered aircraft (his co-pilot, Orville Wright, was seriously injured); namesake of former Michigan Air Force base
born on 2-8-1882 in San Francisco, California
expired 9-17-1908 in Fort Meyer, Virginia   age 26   cause: plane crash
San Fernando Valley real estate developer  Robert D. Selleck   father of Tom
born on 12-27-1921 in Lapeer, Michigan
expired 3-21-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 79   cause: complications during surgery
writer  Connie L. Sellers
born on 3-1-1922
expired 2-2-1992   age 69
Hefner business partner  Eldon B. Sellers   co-founded Playboy Magazine with him; when Stag magazine threatened legal action over the proposed magazine name Stag Party Sellers' mother proposed the name Playboy as an alternative (she had worked for a business, Playboy Automotive)
born on 9-21-1921
expired 12-9-2000 in Clarksville, Mississippi   age
cover of April 1964 issue of 'Playboy' magazine with Peter Sellers  & playmate Lynn Karrolinterviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in October 1962 actor/comedian  Peter Sellers   notable characters include: Dr. Strangelove, President Merkin Muffly and Group Captain Lionel Mandrake (in Dr. Stangelove), Inspector Clouseau (Pink Panther movies) and Tully Bascomb (Mouse That ... movies); one of the BBC's original Goons; appeared on cover of April 1964 Playboy
¤born: Richard Henry Peter Sellers 
born on 9-8-1925 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
expired 7-23-1980   age 54   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
1979 JW, VM15.4%
1980 EK, HP, JW6.3%
   Scored 4.6000 points

character actor  Milton Selzer   played Abe Werkfinder on the short-lived Famous Teddy Z sitcom (1989-90)
born on 10-25-1918 in Lowell, Massachusetts
expired 10-21-2006 in Oxnard, California   age 88   cause: pulmonary complications; stroke
AKS: Seltzer
movie producer  David Oliver Selznick   founder of Selznick International Pictures; made Gone With The Wind (1939); second husband of Jennifer Jones
born on 5-10-1902 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 6-22-1965 in Hollywood, California   age 63   cause: acute coronary occlusion
New York filmmaker  Lewis J. Selznick   founded Selznick Pictures in New York; father of David
¤born: Lewis Zeleznik 
born on 5-2-1870 in Kiev, Ukraine, Russia
expired 1-25-1933 in Los Angeles, California   age 62
actor's agent  Myron Selznick   brother of David
born on 10-5-1898 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 3-23-1944 in Santa Monica, California   age 45   cause: portal thrombosis
 Nikolai Nikolaevic Semenov   shared the 1956 Nobel prize in chemistry
born on 4-15-1896 in Saratov, Russia
expired 9-25-1986 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 90
AKS: Nikolay Nikolaevich Semyonov
former KGB chief (1961-67)  Vladimir Yefimovich Semichastny
born on --1924
expired 1-12-2001 in Moscow, Russia   age 76   cause: stroke
gynecologist & engineer Dr.  Kurt Karl Stephan Semm   founder of laparoscopic surgery
born on 3-23-1927 in München, Germany
expired 7-16-2003 in Tucson, Airzona   age 76   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
AKS: laproscopic
B.F. Goodrich polymer chemist  Waldo Lonsbury Semon   invented PVC (1928) & bubble gum
born on 9-10-1898 in Demopolis, Alabama
expired 5-26-1999 in Hudson, Ohio   age 100
former Catholic social worker  Irena Sendlerowa   during World War II was a member of Zegota, a secret underground organization dedicated to getting Jewish children to safety — as head of their Children's Division succeeded in getting 2,500 out of the Wasaw Ghetto before being arrested by the Gestapo (October 1943), tortured (legs & feet crushed) and scheduled for execution (the executioner was bribed and she was snuck out of prison & hid for the remainder of the war); subject of play "Life in a Jar" (she had written down the Jewish names of the children that she had rescued so that after the war the gnetile families with whom they were placed could reunited the children with their families — the name ledgers were hidden in buried jars); her story only came out susequent to the fall of communism in Poland because the anti-semitic Polish communist party considered her a facist for saving Jews during the war, so she received no recognition for her acts of heroism for a half-century; awarded the order of the White Eagle by the Polish senate & declared a Righteous Gentile by the state of Israel; had been nominated for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize but lost in triple overtime to a fat-assed political hack
¤née: Krzyzanowska
aka: Sendler
code name: Jolanta 
born on 2-15-1910 in Otwock, Russian Empire
expired 5-12-2008 in Warszawa, Poland   age 98   cause: pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
2008RR3.1%
   Scored 5.2000 solo points

poet  Léopold Sédar Senghor   first president of the Republic of Senegal (1960-80)
born on 10-9-1906 in Joal, Senegal
expired 12-20-2001 in Verson, Normandy, France   age 95   cause: cardiac failure
newspaperman  John Herman Henry Sengstacke   succeeded his uncle as publisher of the Chicago Defender (1940-97)
born on 11-25-1912 in Savannah, Georgia
expired 5-28-1997 in Chicago, Illinois   age 84
Brazilian auto racer  Ayrton Senna
born on 3-21-1960 in São Paulo, Brazil
expired 5-1-1994 in Imola, Italy   age 34
early movie comedy producer & director  Mack Sennett   made a bunch of Keystone Kops shorts
¤born: Mikall Sinnott 
born on 1-17-1880 in Richmond, Eastern Township, Quebec, Canada
expired 11-5-1960 in Woodland Hills, California   age 80
Dr.  Fritz Sennheiser   founded the audio equipment company that bears his name (1945)
born on 5-9-1912 in Berlin, German Empire
expired 5-17-2010 in Wedemark, Germany   age 98
Mensa leader  Victor Serebriakoff
born on 10-17-1912
expired 1-1-2000 in Blackheath, England   age 87
pianist  Rudolf Serkin
born on 3-28-1903 in Eger, Bohemia
expired 5-8-1991 in Guilford, Vermont   age 88
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP6.3%

television writer  Rod Serling   wrote Requiem for a Heavyweight (for which he received an Emmy & Peabody Award); created The Twilight Zone tv series (1959-64)
born on 12-25-1924 in Syracuse, New York
expired 6-28-1975 in Rochester, New York   age 50   cause: complications from open-heart surgery
AKS: Sterling
 Eduardo Delgado "Eddie" Serrato   was a member of ? and the Mysterians band (drummer)
born on 12-5-1945
expired 4-14-2011 in Detroit, Michigan   age 65   cause: heart attack; renal failure; diabetes
Klondike ballad singer & poet  Robert W. Service   wrote The Shooting of Dan McGrew
expired 9-11-1958 in Lancieux, France   age 84
former reporter  Clifton Farr "Cliff" Sessions   a former UPI reporter & bureau manager in Jackson, Mississippi (1957-64); he covered most of the major civil rights cases of that era; a personal friend of the Evers family; a co-founder of the National Journal (1969)
born on 9-26-1931 in Bolton, Mississippi
expired 12-24-2005 in Biloxi, Mississippi   age 74   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
character actress  Almira Sessions   first film: The Sultan of Sulu (1909); last film: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex But Were Afraid to Ask (1972)
expired 8-3-1974 in Los Angeles, California   age 85
composer  Roger Huntington Sessions
born on 12-28-1896 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 3-18-1985 in Princeton, New Jersey   age 88   cause: pneumonia; stroke
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP6.3%

author  Anya Seton
¤born: Ann Seton 
born on 1-23-1906 in New York, New York
expired 11-8-1990 in Old Greenwich, Connecticut   age 84
Saint  Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton   canonized in 1975; namesake of Seton Hall University
born on 8-28-1774 in New York, New York
expired 1-4-1821 in Emmitsburg, Maryland   age 46
author & explorer  Grace Gallatin Thompson Seton   co-founded the Campfire Girls in 1910; mother of Anya
expired 3-19-1959 in Palm Beach, Florida   age 83
1933 Miss America  Marian R. Bergeron Setzer
born on 5-3-1918
expired 10-22-2002 in Dayton, Ohio   age 84
AKS: Marion
dancer/actress  Pilar Seurat   played murder victim Sybo on original Star Trek series episode Wolf in the Fold (1966); mother of Dean Devlin
¤born: Rita Hernandez 
born on 7-25-1938 in Philippines
expired 6-2-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 62   cause: lung cancer
CBS newsman  Arnold Eric Sevareid   one of "Murrow's Boys"
born on 11-26-1912 in Velva, North Dakota
expired 7-9-1992 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 79
   Contest Selectors
1979 DW, JH, MM, MS, RR, VM, YJ53.8%
1980 DW, VA12.5%

AKS: Severeid Sevaried Severied
Chipmunks creator  David Seville   provided the "voices" of Theodore, Simon and Alvin
¤real name: Ross S. Bagdasarian 
born on 1-27-1919 in Fresno, California
expired 1-16-1972 in Beverly Hills, California   age 52
author  Anna Sewell   wrote Black Beauty (1877)
born on 3-30-1820 in Yarmouth, England
expired 4-25-1878 in Norwich, Norfolk, England   age 58
1993 dual lung lobe transplant recipient  Stacy Sewell
born on 4-1-1971
expired 4-1-1995   age 24
1967 Pulitzer Prize-winning poet  Anne Harvey Sexton   the focus of her work: anguish; breakdown; death; our kind of writer
born on 11-9-1928 in Newton, Massachusetts
expired 10-4-1974 in Weston, Massachusetts   age 45   cause: suicide; carbon monoxide poisoning; idling car in closed garage
electronic publishing pioneer  John W. Seybold   founded ROCAPPI (Research on Computer Applications in the Printing and Publishing Industries) to develop techniques for the creation, editing, & formatting of electronic documents; first to use the phrase "what you see is what you get" in reference to electronic document creation (his inspiration was Flip Wilson's Geraldine character) — WYSIWYG;co-founder of the Seybold Report (1971); father of a bunch of computing experts: Jonathan, Andrew & Patricia
born on 3-8-1916
expired 3-14-2004 in Haverford, Pennsylvania   age 88   cause: heart failure
Broadway/radio/tv/movie character actress  Anne Seymour   portrayed FDR's mother in the Broadway production of Sunrise at Campobello (1958); in her final performance she played Chisholm, Minnesota newspaper editor/publisher Veda Ponikvar in Field of Dreams (1989)
¤born: Anne Eckert 
born on 9-11-1909 in New York, New York
expired 12-8-1988 in Los Angeles, California   age 79   cause: heart failure
royal consort of Henry VIII (1536-37)  Jane Seymour   wife number three; mother of Edward VI
born on --1505
expired 10-24-1537 in Hampton Court, England   age 32   cause: septicemia; complications from childbirth
movie & tv actress  Jane Seymour
¤real name: Jane Lair 
expired 1-29-1956 in New York, New York   age 57
personal computer writer  Rogers James "Jim" Seymour   founding editor in chief of PC Computing magazine (1988)
born on 5-17-1942 in Texas
expired 10-8-2002 in Austin, Texas   age 60   cause: complications from gall bladder surgery
 Samuel James Seymour   last living witness to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln
expired 4-13-1956 in Baltimore, Maryland   age 96
 Betty Shabazz   widow of Malcolm X
¤born: Betty Sanders 
born on 5-28-1936 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 6-23-1997 in New York, New York   age 61   cause: infection following severe burns
Antarctic explorer  Ernest Shackleton   master of the H.M.S. Endurance and Quest; noted for his disasterous 1914-16 Antarctic expedition, recounted in the documentary South (1919)
born on 2-15-1874 in Kilkeahous, County Kildare, Ireland
expired 1-5-1922 in Grytviken, South Georgia   age 47   cause: heart attack
journalist  Willard F. "Bill" Shadel   was the editor of the NRA publication American Rifleman at the start of World War II; went to Europe where he met Edward R. Murrow and joined CBS Radio; he covered D-Day from aboard a Navy ship, standing next to "Wild Bill" Donovan; with Murrow were the fist reporters to reach the Buchenwald concentration camp (1945); he later joined ABC News where he was a co-anchor of the evening news; he was the moderator of the third Nixon/Kennedy presidential debate (1960)
born on 7-31-1908 in Milton, Wisconsin
expired 1-29-2005 in Renton, Washington   age 96   cause: prostate cancer
character actor  Glenn Shadix   played interior designer Otho in Beetlejuice, The Mayor in The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) & Senator Nado in the remake of Planet of the Apes (2001), as well as Typhon in several episodes of the Hercules: The Legendary Journeys syndicated tv series and was Seinfeld's landlord in season 2 of the sitcom
¤real name: William Glenn Scott
"spouse": Jon Jong 
born on 4-15-1952 in Bessemer, Alabama
expired 9-7-2010 in Birmingham, Alabama   age 58   cause: head injuries; fell out of wheelchair
AKS: Shadicks Shaducks Shaddix
Michigan representative (1937-54)  Paul Werntz Shafer   NOT the Letterman Show band leader
born on 4-27-1893 in Elkhart, Indiana
expired 8-17-1954 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 61
playwright  Anthony Joshua Shaffer   brother of Peter Shaffer; wrote stage play Sleuth (1970) & screenplay for Frenzy (1972)
born on 5-15-1926 in Liverpool, England
expired 11-6-2001 in London, England   age 75   cause: heart attack
Mughul emperor of India (1628-58)  Shah Jahan   directed construction of the Taj Mahal
born on 1-5-1592 in Lahore, India
expired 1-22-1666 in Agra, India   age 74
Eisenstadt's photo of Shain and Muscarella World War II-era nurse  Edith Cullen Shain   on August 15, 1945 (VJ-Day) photographer Alfred Eisenstadt was in Times Square when victory over Japan was announced — he snapped the famous Life Magazine photo of a sailor kissing a woman (subsequently identified by Eisenstadt as Shain)
born on 7-21-1918 in Tarrytown, New York
expired 6-20-2010 in Los Angeles, California   age 91
   Contest Selectors
2010PCD3.7%
   Scored 5.9000 solo points

playwright  William Shakespeare   partner in the Globe Theater in London
¤aka: "The Bard of Avon
born on 4-23-1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
expired 4-23-1616 in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England   age 52
rap "artist"  Tupac Amaru Shakur
¤Caput Rukahs?
born: Lesane Parish Crooks 
born on 6-16-1971 in New York, New York
expired 9-13-1996 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 25   cause: gunshot wounds
former Joint Chiefs chairman (1993-97)  John Malchase David Shalikashvilli
born on 6-27-1936 in Warsaw, Poland
expired 7-23-2011 in Tacoma, Washington   age 75   cause: complications from 2004 stroke
   Contest Selectors
2005RAVN, TBC8.7%
2006KLS, RAVN6.7%
2007KLS, RAVN6.5%
2008KLS3.1%

teachers union bigwig  Albert Shanker   butt of several Woody Allen jokes
born on 9-14-1928 in New York, New York
expired 2-22-1997 in New York, New York   age 68   cause: bladder cancer
MIT mathematics & computer science professor Dr.  Claude Elwood Shannon   his masters thesis spelled out the basics for today's digital communications networks; it contained the first known use of the term "bit"; while working at Bell Labs (1941-71) he wrote "A Mathematical Theory of Communication" (1948)
born on 4-30-1916 in Petoskey, Michigan
expired 2-24-2001 in Medford, Massachusetts   age 84   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
1961 rock hit Runaway singer  Del Shannon
¤real name: Charles Westover 
born on 12-30-1934 in Coopersville, Michigan
expired 2-8-1990 in Santa Clarita, California   age 55   cause: suicide
poet  Karl Jay Shapiro   won 1945 Pulitzer prize
¤born: Carl Jay Shapiro 
born on 11-10-1913 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 5-14-2000 in New York, New York   age 86   cause: cancer
Harvard astronomer  Harlow Shapley   studied the Milky Way Galaxy
born on 11-2-1885
expired 10-20-1972 in Boulder, Colorado   age 86
radio/tv announcer  Delbert E. Sharbutt   announcer on Your Hit Parade & Who Do You Trust?; first to tout Campbell's Soup by saying "Mmm, Mmm, Good"; wrote theme song for the Bob Cummings Show ("A Romantic Guy, I")
born on 2-16-1912 in Cleburne, Texas
expired 4-26-2002 in Palm Desert, California   age 90
Iranian Ayatollah  Haj Sayed Kazem Shariet-Madari   contended with Khomeini for power & lost — was under house arrest until he died
born on --1905 in Tabriz, Persia
expired 4-3-1986 in Tehran, Iran   age 80
   Contest Selectors
1980 DW, EK, HA, MM, RR31.3%

former boxer  Jack Sharkey
¤born: Joseph Paul Zukauskas 
born on 10-6-1902 in Binghamton, New York
expired 8-17-1994   age 91
actor  Ray Sharkey
born on 11-14-1952 in New York, New York
expired 6-11-1993 in New York, New York   age 40
1890s heavyweight boxer  Thomas Joseph Sharkey
¤nickname: "Sailor Tom" 
expired 4-17-1953 in San Francisco, California   age 79
former Indian president (1992-97)  Shankar Dayal Sharma
born on 8-19-1918 in Bhopal, Madhya Predesh, India
expired 12-26-1999 in New Delhi, India   age 81
Ocoee (TN) daredevil  Jessie W. Sharp   thirteenth person to go over Niagara Falls as a stunt (June 5, 1990; in a plastic kayak); he didn't wear a helmet (would have obscurred his face for the publicity pictures) nor a life vest
expired 6-5-1990 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada   age 28   cause: drowned
tool company co-founder  Walter Benona Sharp
born on 12-12-1870 in Tipton County, Tennessee
expired 11-28-1912   age 41
 Zerna A. Sharp   created the Dick and Jane reading textbook concept
born on 8-12-1889 in Hillisburg, Indiana
expired 6-17-1981 in Frankfort, Indiana   age 91
 Nerine E. Kidd Shatner   third wife of William Shatner
born on 7-13-1959
expired 8-9-1999 in Hollywood Hills, California   age 40   cause: drowned after breaking neck falling into pool while drunk
tv writer  Alfred James Shaughnessy   was script editor & principal writer of the Upstairs, Downstairs series; father of actor Charles Shaughnessy
born on 5-19-1916 in London, England
expired 11-2-2005 in Plymouth, England   age 89
jazz trumpeter  Charles James "Charlie" Shavers
born on 8-3-1917 in New York, New York
expired 7-8-1971 in New York, New York   age 53
jazz clarinetist & bandleader  Artie Shaw   had 1938 hit with "Begin the Beguine"; his eight ex-wives include were: Margaret Allen, Jane Carns, Lana Turner (2/3-9/12/1940), Elizabeth Kern (daughter of Jerome), Ava Gardner (10/1945-10/1946), Kathleen Winsor (1946-48), Doris Dowling (1952-56) & Evelyn Keyes (1957-85)
¤born: Arthur Jacob Arshawsky 
born on 5-23-1910 in New York, New York
expired 12-30-2004 in Newbury Park, California   age 94
   Contest Selectors
2002JAC9.1%
2003JEDS, PCD11.1%
2004BOD, MJ, PCD16.7%
   Scored 3.7250 points
2005BOD, SLIM, SPIT, TBC, TMD, WORM

jazz bassist  Arvell James Shaw   played with Louis Armstrong's Orchestra and later with his septet
born on 9-15-1923 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 12-5-2002 in Roosevelt, New York   age 79   cause: heart attack
New Orleans businessman  Clay Lavergne Shaw   accused by District Attorney Garrison of plotting to assassinate JFK; acquitted in 1969 trial
born on 3-17-1913 in Kentwood, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
expired 8-15-1974 in New Orleans, Louisiana   age 61   cause: cancer
playwright  George Bernard Shaw   received the 1925 Nobel Prize for Literature; wrote Pygmalion (basis for My Fair Lady), Saint Joan and Major Barbara
born on 7-26-1856 in Dublin, Ireland
expired 11-2-1950 in Ayot Saint Lawrence, Hertfordshire, England   age 94
author  Irwin Shaw
born on 2-27-1913 in New York, New York
expired 5-16-1984 in Davos, Switzerland   age 71
   Contest Selectors
1980 BD6.3%

Webb, Mississippi farmer  James A. Shaw Jr.   one of the jurors in the "trial" of J.W. Milam & Roy Bryant for the murder of Emmett Till
born on --1924
expired ??-??-1979 in Mississippi   age 55
marginal actress  Janet Shaw   her big moment: as Molly Allen in Jezebel (1938); more indicative of her career: as the Vigin Goddess in Prehistoric Women (1950)
¤born: Ellen Martha Clancy Stuart 
born on 1-23-1919 in Beatrice, Nebraska
expired 10-15-2001 in Beatrice, Nebraska   age 82   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
Harvard professor (1918-40) Dr.  Louis Agassiz Shaw   co-inventor of the Drinker Respirator, forerunner of the Iron Lung; an expert on "the bends"
expired 8-27-1940 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 54
producer  Peter Shaw   husband of Angela Lansbury
born on 1-24-1918 in Reading, England
expired 1-29-2003 in Beverly Hills, California   age 84   cause: congestive heart failure
Emmy-winning tv writer  Robert J. Shaw   conceived the "Who Shot J.R." episode of Dallas
born on 11-17-1917 in Wisconsin
expired 3-30-1996 in West Hollywood, California   age 79   cause: heart failure
actor  Robert L. Shaw   appeared in A Man for All Seasons, The Sting, Jaws and From Russia With Love; widower of Mary Ure
born on 8-9-1927 in Westhoughton, Lancaashire, England
expired 8-28-1978 in Tourmakeady, Ireland   age 51   cause: heart attack
choral director  Robert Lawson Shaw
born on 4-30-1916 in Red Bluff, California
expired 1-25-1999 in New Haven, Connecticut   age 82   cause: stroke
Michigan State College president (1928-41)  Robert S. Shaw   replaced by his son-in-law
born on --1871 in Wentworth, Ontario, Canada
expired 2-7-1953 in East Lansing, Michigan   age 81
singer/actress  Wini Shaw   sang the Lullaby of Broadway in Gold Diggers of 1935
¤born: Winifred Lei Mumi 
born on 2-25-1910 in San Francisco, California
expired 5-2-1982   age 72
British Lord  Hartley William Shawcross   cheif British prosecutor at the Nuremberg war crimes trials
¤title: Lord Shawcross of Friston 
born on 2-2-1902 in Giessen, Germany
expired 7-10-2003 in Cowbeach, England   age 101
   Contest Selectors
2003JL5.6%
   Scored 4.9000 solo points

1920s Yankees pitcher  Robert John "Bob" Shawkey   succeeded Miller Huggins as manager of the Yankees (for 1 season, 1930)
born on 12-4-1890 in Segal, Pennsylvania
expired 12-31-1980 in Syracuse, New York   age 90
actor  Dick Shawn   played Sylvester Marcus in Its a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) and Lorenzo St. Dubois (LSD) in The Producers (1968) "That's Our Hitler!!!"
¤born: Richard Schulefand 
born on 12-1-1929 in Buffalo, New York
expired 4-17-1987 in La Jolla, California   age 57   cause: heart attack
choreographer  Michael Shawn
expired 4-29-1990 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 45   cause: complications from AIDS
New Yorker editor (1952-87)  William Shawn   father of Wallace
born on 8-31-1907 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 12-8-1992 in New York, New York   age 85
actor  Robert Shayne
¤born: Robert Shaen Dawe 
born on 10-4-1900 in Yonkers, New York
expired 11-29-1992 in Woodland Hills, California   age 92   cause: lung cancer
third Israeli president (1963-73)  Zalman Shazar
¤born: Schneor Zalman Rubashov 
born on 10-6-1889 in Mir, Russia
expired 10-5-1974 in Jerusalem, Israel   age 84
Spahn Ranch ranch hand  Donald Jerome "Shorty" Shea   somehow pissed-off the Manson Family following the Helter Skelter Murders; body wasn't found until December of 1977
born on 9-18-1933 in Massachusetts
expired 8-28-1969 in Spahn Ranch, California   age 35   cause: stabbed to death
1932 Olympic gold medal speedskater  John Amos "Jack" Shea
born on 9-7-1910 in Lake Placid, New York
expired 1-22-2002 in Saranac Lake, New York   age 91   cause: car hit by drunk driver
former Massachusetts state senator  John F. Shea   1906/08 Notre Dame graduate; wrote lyrics to the Notre Dame Victory March (to brother's music)
born on --1885
expired 10-24-1965 in Holyoke, Massachusetts   age 80
Sing Sing prison chaplain Rev.  Michael J. Shea   also pastor of Ossining (New York) St. Augustine's Church; 1905 Notre Dame graduate; wrote music to the Notre Dame Victory March (to brother's lyrics)
born on --1883
expired 8-19-1938 in Ossining, New York   age 55   cause: heart attack
Author  Robert Joseph Shea   a former associate editor at Playboy (1966-71); was co-author of Illuminatus! trilogy
born on 2-14-1933
expired 3-10-1994   age 61   cause: colon cancer
lawyer  William Alfred Shea   namesake of New York Mets baseball stadium
born on 6-21-1907 in New York, New York
expired 10-2-1991 in New York, New York   age 84
movie sound recording pioneer  Douglas Shearer   won a dozen Academy Awards
born on 11-17-1899
expired 1-5-1971 in Culver City, California   age 71
columnist  Lloyd Shearer   wrote Parade Magazine "Personality Parade" under pseudonym Walter Scott (1958-91)
born on 12-20-1916 in New York, New York
expired 5-24-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 84   cause: heart attack; Parkinson's disease
ballerina  Moira Shearer   starred in The Red Shoes (1948)
¤born: Moira Shearer King 
born on 1-17-1926 in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
expired 1-31-2006 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England   age 80
actress  Norma Shearer   Mrs. Irving Thalberg
born on 8-10-1900 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
expired 6-13-1983 in Woodland Hills, California   age 81
blind jazz pianist  George Albert Shearing   wrote Lullaby of Birdland
born on 8-13-1919 in Battersea, London, England
expired 2-14-2011 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 91   cause: congestive heart failure
science fiction writer  Robert Sheckley   his short story Seventh Victim (published in "Galaxy" in 1953) was made into La Decima Vittima (The Tenth Victim; 1965); wrote the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine book "The Laertian Gamble"
born on 7-16-1928 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 12-9-2005 in Poughkeepsie, New York   age 77   cause: complications from brain aneurysm
SeaWorld co-founder  Milton C. Shedd
born on 9-26-1922 in El Paso, Texas
expired 5-24-2002 in Newport Beach, California   age 79   cause: cancer
cover of the October 1958 issue of 'Playboy'magazine with playmate Pat Sheehanto November 1958 Playmate of Monthto October 1958 co-Playmate of
Monthto September 1958 Playmate of Month Playboy October 1958 co-Playmate of Month  Patricia Ann Sheehan   married Dennis Michael Crosby & had three kids by him; was the mother-in-law of Spice Williams
born on 9-7-1931 in San Francisco, California
expired 1-14-2006 in Beverly Hills, California   age 74   cause: heart attack; cancer
movie producer  Winfield R. Sheehan   a co-founder of Fox Film Corp.
expired 7-25-1945 in Hollywood, California   age 61
teenage songwriter  Sharon K. Sheeley   girlfriend of Eddie Cochran; wrote Poor Little Fool (1958)
born on 4-4-1940 in Los Angeles, California
expired 5-17-2002 in Sherman Oaks, California   age 62   cause: complications following cerebral hemorrhage
Archbishop  Fulton John Sheen   as a youth was enrolled in school under mother's maiden name (Delia) Fulton; it stuck
¤christened Peter John Sheen 
born on 5-8-1895 in El Paso, Illinois
expired 12-9-1979 in New York, New York   age 84   cause: heart disease
   Contest Selectors
1979 HA 7.7%
   Scored 4 solo points

child actor  Johnny Sheffield   son of actor Reginald Sheffield; played a young Knute Rockne in Knute Rockne, All American (1940), Boy in 8 Tarzan films & Bomba in 12 movies
¤born: Jon Matthew Sheffield Cassan 
born on 4-11-1931 in Pasadena, California
expired 10-15-2010 in Chula Vista, California   age 79   cause: heart attack; fell out of tree
Albanian prime minister (1954-81)  Mehmet Shehu
born on 1-10-1913
expired 12-17-1981 in Tirana, Albania   age 68   cause: suicide; gunshot to head; nervous breakdown
outspoken/argumentative politician  Chandra Shekar   was a former prime minister of India (1990-91)
born on 7-1-1927 in Ibrahimpatti Village, Bellia District, Uttar Pradesh State, British India
expired 7-8-2007 in New Delhi, India   age 80   cause: cancer
actress  Addie Oakley Sheldon   divorced from composer Lindsay McPhail (1932); second husband was Fatty Arbuckle (his 3rd wife); worked as a volunteer nurse at the Motion Picture Home
¤née: Dukes 
born on 7-15-1905 in White Plains, Kentucky
expired 4-14-2003 in Canoga Park, California   age 97
ill-fated sailor  Christopher Barrows Sheldon   his twin-masted sailing vessel, the Albatross, was sunk in a freak storm west of Key West (5-2-1961) - the story became the basis of the movie White Squall (1996)
born on 10-12-1926 in New York, New York
expired 10-5-2002 in Stamford, Connecticut   age 76   cause: pancreatic cancer
character actor  Gene Sheldon   played Hap Hazard in Lucky to Me (1939) & Bernardo in the Zorro tv series
¤born: Eugene Hume 
born on 2-1-1908 in Columbus, Ohio
expired 5-1-1982 in Tarzana, California   age 74   cause: heart attack
author  Sidney Sheldon   received an oscar for Best Original Screenplay for The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947); created The Patty Duke Show & I Dream of Jeannie
born on 2-11-1917 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 1-30-2007 in Rancho Mirage, California   age 89   cause: complications from pneumonia
author  Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley   wife of Percy; wrote Frankenstein: A Modern Prometheus (1818)
born on 8-30-1797 in London, England
expired 2-1-1851 in Bournemouth, Dorsetshire, England   age 53
poet  Percy Bysshe Shelley   husband of Mary; wrote Prometheus Unbound (1820)
born on 8-4-1792 in Field Place, England
expired 7-8-1822 in Viareggio, Italy   age 29   cause: drowned
actor  Reid Shelton   played Daddy Warbucks in original Broadway cast of Annie
born on 10-7-1924 in Salem, Oregon
expired 6-8-1997 in Portland, Oregon   age 72   cause: strokes
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in August 1965 former KKK Imperial Wizard  Robert Marvin Shelton   interviewed for August 1965 Playboy magazine
born on 6-12-1929 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
expired 3-17-2003 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama   age 73   cause: heart attack
Coptic Church pope (1971-2012)  Shenouda III
the 117th Pope of Alexandria
   died on the 8th day of Peremhat in the year 1728 of the Coptic (Alexandrian) calendar
¤born: Nazeer Gayed Roufail 
born on 8-3-1923 in Asyut, Upper Egypt, Egypt
expired 3-17-2012 in Cairo, Egypt   age 88   cause: respiratory failure; liver failure; liver disease; diabetes
movie producer  Walter Shenson   made The Mouse That Roared (1959), A Hard Day's Night (1964) and Help (1959)
born on 6-22-1919 in San Francisco, California
expired 10-17-2000 in Woodland Hills, California   age 81   cause: complications from stroke
Freedom 7 and Apollo 14 astronaut  Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr.   first American in space; first golfer on the moon (sent a couple of balls into the next crater with a six iron)
born on 11-18-1923 in East Derry, New Hampshire
expired 7-21-1998 in Pebble Beach, California   age 74   cause: leukemia
the Farrington B font - aka OCR-B entrepreneur  David Hammond Shepard   after his parents died became the ward of organ-maker Laurens Hammond; came up with first practical optical character recognition device (the Scandex) to read the numbers on a credit card — to that end he created the font still used on those cards (called Farrington B)
born on 9-30-1923 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 11-24-2007 in San Diego, California   age 84   cause: bronchiectasis
illustrator  Ernest Howard Shepard   did illustrations for Winnie the Pooh (1926) & The Wind in the Willows (1908); father of illustrator Mary
born on 12-10-1879 in London, England
expired 3-24-1976 in Lodsworth, England   age 96
illustrator  Mary Eleanor Jessie Shepard   illustrated Mary Poppins books (1933-88); daughter of E.H. Shepard
¤Mrs. Mary Knox 
born on 12-25-1909
expired 9-4-2000 in London, England   age 90
author & raconteur  Jean Parker Shepherd   co-wrote screenplay for A Christmas Story (1983), an adaptation of his 1966 story Red Ryder Nails the Cleveland Street Kid
born on 7-21-1921 in Chicago, Indiana
expired 10-16-1999 in Sanibel Island, Florida   age 78   cause: "natural causes"
inventor  John Adrian Shepherd-Barron   came up with the idea for the ATM; first withdrawl came from a Barclay's Bank branch in London (1967)
born on 6-23-1925 in Shillong, Assam, India
expired 5-15-2010 in Inverness, Inverness-shire, Scotland   age 84
Hef & Gordon during shooting of 'The Most' film director, author, photographer  Gordon Sheppard   directed/co-produced the 1962 documentary short subject The Most about Hugh Hefner (Dudley Moore scored & performed the film's music) & the feature Eliza's Horoscope (1976); briefly married to the first Playboy Playmate of the Year
born on 4-9-1937 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
expired 2-19-2006 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada   age 68   cause: prostate cancer
retired NY Yankees & Giants public address announcer  Robert Leo "Bob" Sheppard
born on 10-12-1910 in Richmond Hill, Queens, New York
expired 7-11-2010 in Baldwin, Long Island, New York   age 99
   Contest Selectors
2006LMLD3.3%
2007DFFC, LMLD6.5%
2008DFFC, LMLD6.3%
2009DFFC, LMLD, PCD10.0%
2010DFFC, DTM, LMLD, PCD, RIE18.5%
   Scored 2.7563 points

Dr.  Samuel H. Sheppard   1954 murder of his wife, subsequent trials and tribulations the basis of the tv show and movie The Fugitive
born on 11-5-1923 in Fort Sheridan, Illinois
expired 4-6-1970 in Columbus, Ohio   age 46   cause: suicide
 Alfred Sheridan
born on 10-28-1928
expired 1-17-1982   age 53
actress  Ann Sheridan
¤born: Clara Lou Sheridan
nickname: "the Oomph Girl
born on 2-21-1915 in Denton, Texas
expired 1-21-1967 in San Fernando Valley, California   age 51   cause: cancer
pioneering hepatologist Dr.  Sheila Sherlock   authority on liver disease; author of Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System
born on 3-31-1918 in Folkestone, England
expired 12-30-2001 in London, England   age 83
songwriter  Al Sherman   wrote you've Got To Be A Football Hero; father of songwriting pair Richard M. & Robert B. Sherman
born on 9-7-1897
expired 9-15-1973 in Los Angeles, California   age 76
comedy writer & musical parodist  Allan Sherman   won 1963 Grammy for album featuring novelty song Hello Mudduh, Hello Fodduh about his childhood "travails" at Camp Grenada (to music of Ponchielli's Dance of the Hours); co-creator of the I've Got A Secret game show (1952)
¤born: Allan Sherman Copelon 
born on 11-30-1924 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 11-20-1973 in Hollywood, California   age 48   cause: respiratory failure; emphysema; asthma; obesity
Taft vice president (1909-12)  James Schoolcraft Sherman
born on 10-24-1855 in Utica, New York
expired 10-30-1912 in Utica, New York   age 57
movie actor/director  Lowell Sherman   directed Morning Glory (1933)
born on 10-11-1885 in San Francisco, California
expired 12-28-1934 in Hollywood, California   age 49   cause: pneumonia
 Robert B. Sherman   co-wrote Mary Poppins movie music with brother (1964); wrote "It's A SMall World After All" for the Disney exhibit at the 1964 WOrld's Fair in New York City
born on 12-19-1925 in New York, New York
expired 3-5-2012 in London, England   age 86
movie/tv director  Vincent Sherman   directed Mr. Skeffington (1944)
¤born: Abraham Orovitz 
born on 7-16-1906 in Vienna, Georgia
expired 6-18-2006 in Woodland Hills, California   age 99
   Contest Selectors
2006NFG3.3%
   Scored 5.1000 solo points

BBC tv producer  Edward George "Ned" Sherrin   created That Was The Week That Was news satire program (1962-63) — it was hosted by David Frost
born on 2-18-1931 in Low Ham, Somerset, England
expired 10-1-2007 in London, England   age 76   cause: complications from throat cancer
Sir  Charles Scott Sherrington   shared the 1932 Nobel prize in medicine for discoveries regarding the functions of neurons
born on 11-27-1857 in London, England
expired 3-4-1952 in Eastbourne, Sussex, England   age 94   cause: heart failure
paint company co-founder (1873)  Henry Alden Sherwin
born on 9-27-1842 in Baltimore, Vermont
expired 6-26-1916 in Willoughby, Ohio   age 73
Universal Studios staff director  John Sherwood   directed Monolith Monsters (1957)
expired 3-26-1959 in New York, New York   age 53
to September 1963 Playmate of Monthto July 1963 Playmate of Month Playboy August 1963 Playmate of Month  Phyllis Sherwood   worked as a bunny for several years at the Miami club
¤born: Phyllis Sowicki
Mrs. Merrill Spivak 
born on 9-30-1937 in Niagara Falls, New York
expired 4-16-2007 in Davie, Florida   age 69   cause: lung cancer
playwright  Robert Emmett Sherwood   adapted a MacKinley Kantor novel as The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
born on 4-4-1896 in New Rochelle, New York
expired 11-14-1955 in New York, New York   age 59   cause: heart attack
singer  Roberta Sherwood   had hits with Up a Lazy River and You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You; played Mrs. Livingston in The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963)
born on 7-1-1913
expired 7-5-1999 in Sherman Oaks, California   age 86   cause: Alzheimer's disease
opera singer & spy  Shi Pei Pu   was the inspriation for M. Butterfly (play-1988; film-1993); convicted of espionage in France (1986); his "lover", Bernard Boursicot, became a laughing stock
expired 6-30-2009 in Paris, Île-de-France, France   age 70
former NY Rangers left wing  Alexandre Dmitri "Alex" Shibicky Sr.   member of the 1940 Stanley Cup-winning team; first player known to use a slap shot in an NHL game
born on 5-19-1914 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
expired 7-9-2005 in South Surrey, British Columbia, Canada   age 91   cause: congestive heart failure
actor  Arthur Shields   brother of Barry Fitzgerald
born on 2-15-1896
expired 4-27-1970 in Santa Barbara, California   age 74
author/playwright  Carol Shields   won 1995 Pulitzer prize for The Stone Diaries
¤née; Warner 
born on 6-2-1935 in Oak Park, Illinois
expired 7-16-2003 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada   age 68   cause: complications from breast cancer
   Contest Selectors
2003JL, PCD11.1%
   Scored 6.9500 points

plant breeder  Oved Shifriss   while working at Burpee seeds developed numerous varieties of cucumbers, eggplants, muskmelon & watermelon; his big achievement was the "Big Boy" tomato (1949)
born on 10-31-1914 in Ein Ganeem, Palestine
expired 6-25-2004 in Bloomington, Indiana   age 89   cause: congestive heart failure
journalist  Randy Martin Shilts   author of "And the Band Played On"
born on 8-8-1951 in Davenport, Iowa
expired 2-14-1994 in Guerneville, California   age 42   cause: AIDS
former Hyde, England doctor  Harold Shipman   betweem 1975 and 1998 did-in more than 215 patients with morphine
born on 1-14-1946
expired 1-13-2004 in Wakefield, England   age 57   cause: suicide; hanged
bit-part actress  Helen Shipman   second wife of Robert Keith; mother of Brian
born on 2-5-1901
expired 4-??-1984 in Casleton, Virginia   age 83
perfume salesman  Barry Shipp   patented & marketed Jovan Musk
born on 5-1-1937 in Paterson, New Jersey
expired 9-6-1999 in Chicago, Illinois   age 62   cause: heart attack
Ice Follies co-founder (1936)  Eddie H. Shipstad   older brother of Roy
born on 2-16-1907
expired 8-20-1998 in Los Angeles, California   age 91
 Roy Shipstad   younger brother of Eddie
born on 2-12-1910
expired 1-20-1975 in Palo Alto, California   age 64
Minnesota senator (1922-46)  Henrik Shipstead   one of only two senators to vote against the United Nations treaty
born on 1-8-1881 in Burbank, Minnesota
expired 6-26-1960 in Alexandria, Minnesota   age 79
CBS correspondent & historian  William Lawrence Shirer   one of "Murrow's Boys"; author of The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich; blacklisted by McCarthy for supporting the Hollywood Ten
born on 2-23-1904 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 12-28-1993 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 89
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP6.3%

actress  Anne Shirley   child actress under the name Dawn O'Day
¤born: Dawn Evelyeen Paris 
born on 4-17-1918 in New York, New York
expired 7-6-1993 in Los Angeles, California   age 74
Japanese feminist  Shizue Kato
born on 3-2-1897 in Tokyo, Japan
expired 12-22-2001   age 104
astronomer  Iosif Samvilovitch Shklovski   wrote Intelligent Life in the Universe (1966)
born on 7-1-1916 in Glukhov, Russia
expired 3-6-1985 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 68
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in August 1980 1956 Nobel physics co-laureate  William Bradford Shockley   co-discoverer of the semiconductor (transistor)
born on 2-13-1910 in London, England
expired 8-12-1989 in Palo Alto, California   age 79
   Contest Selectors
1979 HP7.7%

Floral City Furniture Co. co-founder (1927)  Edwin John Shoemaker   with his cousin co-invented the reclining lounge chair (La-Z-Boy)
born on 1-2-1907 in Monroe, Michigan
expired 3-15-1998 in Sun City, Arizona   age 90
U.S. Geological Survey geologist Dr.  Eugene Merle Shoemaker   prodigious finder of comets; namesake of the Shoemaker-Levy 9 comet
born on 4-28-1928 in Los Angeles, California
expired 7-18-1997 in Alice Springs, Australia   age 69   cause: injuries from car accident
jockey  William Lee "Willie" Shoemaker
born on 8-19-1931 in Fabens, Texas
expired 10-12-2003 in San Marino, California   age 72
determined World War II Japanese soldier  Shoichi Yokoi   held out in the jungles of Guam until January, 1972 before being captured and returned to face a hero's welcome
born on 3-31-1915 in Saori, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
expired 9-22-1997 in Tokyo, Japan   age 82
journalist  Christopher Latham Sholes   invented the typewriter (1868)
born on 2-14-1819 in Mooresburg, Pennsylvania
expired 2-17-1890 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin   age 71
 Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov   was the 1965 recipient of the Nobel prize in literature
born on 5-11-1905 in Kruzhlininis, Russia
expired 1-21-1984 in Veshenskaya, Russia, USSR   age 78
AKS: "new style" dates: b.5/24/1905 d.2/21/1984
former paratrooper  Dan Shomron   had been Chief of Staff of the Israeli Defense Force (1987-91); commanded the commando raid to rescue hostages at the Entebbe (Uganda) airport -- July3/4, 1976
born on --1937 in a kibbutz, along the Jordan River, near the Sea of Galilee, British Mandate Palestine
expired 2-26-2008 in Raanana, Israel   age 70   cause: complications from stroke
noted NYC restauranteur  Bernard "Toots" Shor   a favorite hangout of Jackie Gleason & other well-known drinkers
born on 5-6-1903 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 1-22-1977 in New York, New York   age 73   cause: colon cancer
singer & former Burt Reynolds consort  Frances Rose "Dinah" Shore   married to George Montgomery (1943-62)
born on 3-1-1917 in Winchester, Tenneessee
expired 2-24-1994 in Beverly Hills, California   age 76
aspiring movie actress  Elizabeth Short   liked to party (busted at age 19 for underage drinking); known for wearing sexy all-black outfits; victim of notoriously gruesome murder; subject of 2006 movie
¤nickname: Beth
better known as "The Black Dahlia
born on 7-29-1924 in Hyde Park, Massachusetts
expired 1-15-1947 in Los Angeles, California   age 22   cause: torso bisection
pianist/singer  Robert Waltrip "Bobby" Short
born on 9-15-1924 in Danville, Illinois
expired 3-21-2005 in New York, New York   age 80   cause: leukemia
Major General  Walter Campbell Short   U.S. Army commander who ignored or downplayed evidence of the impending Japanese attack on Hawaii
expired 9-3-1949 in Dallas, Texas   age 69
World War II Navajo code talker  Dooley J. Shorty
born on 6-8-1911 in Cornfields, Arizona
expired 6-4-2000 in Albuquerque, New Mexico   age 88
composer  Dmitri Shostakovich   wrote numerous symphonies, a score for the Eisenstein film October (1927) and an opera based upon The Gadfly
born on 9-25-1906 in Saint Petersburg, Russia
expired 8-9-1975 in Kuntsevo, Russia, USSR   age 68   cause: heart ailment
AKS: Dimitri
character actor  Max G. Showalter
¤alternate stage name: Casey Adams 
born on 6-2-1917 in Caldwell, Kansas
expired 7-30-2000 in Middletown, Connecticut   age 83
attempted presidential assassin  John Flammang Shrank   in 1912 he attempted to kill Teddy Roosevelt in Milwaukee (only winged him); died in Central State Hospital for the Insane
expired 9-15-1943 in Waupun, Wisconsin   age 67
British Army ordinance officer  Henry Shrapnel   inventor of projectile that would explode into numerous small (eponymously-named flesh-rending) pieces (around 1804)
born on 6-3-1761 in Bradford-on-Avon, England
expired 3-13-1842 in Southampton, England   age 80
entertainer  Herbert Arthur "Herb" Shriner   father of Wil and Kin
born on 5-28-1918 in Toledo, Ohio
expired 4-23-1970 in Delray Beach, Florida   age 51   cause: auto accident
JFK sister  Eunice Mary Shriver   Maria's mom; founded the Special Olympics in tribute to her sister
¤née: Kennedy 
born on 7-10-1921 in Brookline, Massachusetts
expired 8-11-2009 in Hyannis, Massachusetts   age 88   cause: complications from strokes
   Contest Selectors
2000TEX14%
2001DTM, TEX25%
2002DTM, JL18.2%
2003MB, OGGI, RAVN16.7%
2004LMLD, RAVN, RIE16.7%
2005BYE, FA, PCD, RIE, TBC, TMD26.1%
2006BYE, DFFC, LMLD, PCD, RAVN, RIE, TFM23.3%
2007ANG, BYE, DFFC, DGW, DTM, LMLD, PCD, PUD, RIE, RPRM, TFM35.5%
2008BYE, CSI, DFFC, DGW, DTM, LMLD, PCD, RIE, RR, SBAP, TFM, 4GUE37.5%
2009ADWC, BOD, BYE, DFFC, DGW, DTM, LMLD, PCD, QKU, RIE, RR, SBAP, TFM43.3%
   Scored 3.7006 points

 Robert Sargent Shriver Jr.   husband of Eunice; father of Maria; father-in-law of Conan the Republican; first head of the Peace Corps (1961-66); former ambassador to France (1968-70)
born on 11-9-1915 in Westminster, Maryland
expired 1-18-2011 in Bethesda, Maryland   age 95   cause: Alzheimer's disease
   Contest Selectors
2005QKU, SLIM, WORM13.0%
2006ANG, DFFC, LMLD, QKU13.3%
2007DFFC, DGW, GOHI, LMLD, QKU, RIE19.4%
2008DFFC, DGW, GOHI, OIE, QKU, RIE, RPRM, 4GUE25.0%
2009ADWC, DFFC, DGW, QKU, RIE, RPRM20.0%
2010ADWC, ANG, DFFC, DGW, OIE, PCD, QKU, RIE, RPRM33.3%

 Jacob J. Shubert   Broadway theater chain co-founder (with John and Lee)
born on 8-29-1879
expired 12-26-1963 in New York, New York   age 84
 John Shubert   Broadway theater chain co-founder (with Jacob and Lee); died on train's dining car just north of Clearwater
expired 11-17-1962 in Clearwater, Florida   age 53   cause: heart attack
 Lee Shubert   Broadway theater chain co-founder (with Jacob and John)
expired 12-25-1953 in New York, New York   age 78
former National Institute of Justice chemist  Lester Donald Shubin   was the co-developer of Kevlar bulletproof vest/body armor (1970s)
born on 9-27-1925
expired 11-20-2009 in Fairfax, Virginia   age 84   cause: heart attack
AKS: Schubin Shoebin Schoebin
personal computer hardware pioneer  Alan Field Shugart   credited with inventing the floppy disc while working at IBM (1967); a co-founder of hard drive maker Seagate (1979); promulgated the Small Computer Systems Interface (aka: SCSI)
born on 9-27-1930 in Los Angeles, California
expired 12-12-2006 in Monterey, California   age 76   cause: complications from heart surgery
AKS: Sugart Schugart
submarine designer  Carleton Shugg
born on 4-19-1899
expired 1-23-1992   age 92
airline executive  Martin R. Shugrue
born on 8-31-1940 in Providence, Rhode Island
expired 3-7-1999 in Houston, Texas   age 58   cause: stroke
former MIT professor  Clifford Glenwood Shull   shared 1994 Nobel physics prize for work on neutron scattering
born on 9-23-1915 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 3-31-2001 in Medford, Massachusetts   age 85
character actor  Richard B. Shull   played Detective Alexander Holmes on Holmes and Yo-Yo tv series (1976)
born on 2-24-1929
expired 10-14-1999 in New York, New York   age 70   cause: heart attack
etymologist  David Shulman   tracked down the origins of thousands of words for the O.E.D.
born on 11-12-1912 in New York, New York
expired 10-30-2004 in New York, New York   age 91
architectural photographer  Julius Shulman
born on 10-10-1910 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 7-15-2009 in Los Angeles, California   age 98
   Contest Selectors
2009DGW3.3%
   Scored 5.2000 solo points

Dobie Gillis creator  Max Shulman
born on 3-14-1919 in Saint Paul, Minnesota
expired 8-28-1988 in Los Angeles, California   age 69
UNC journalism professor  James H. "Jim" Shumaker   inspiration for Treetops Tattler-Tribune "editor" P. Martin Shoemaker character in Shoe cartoon strip
born on 10-7-1923 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
expired 12-19-2000 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina   age 77   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
2001 RR

Titanic survivor  Eleanor Ileen Johnson Shuman
born on 9-23-1910 in Saint Charles, Illinois
expired 3-7-1998 in Elgin, Illinois   age 87
songwriter/producer  Mort Shuman   co-creator of the musical review Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris
born on 11-12-1936 in New York, New York
expired 11-3-1991   age 54
former Army Air Corps bomber crewman Sgt.  Robert H. Shumard   assistant flight engineer on the Enola Gay
born on 9-7-1920 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 4-24-1967 in Allen Park, Michigan   age 46   cause: heart attack
violinist  Oscar Shumsky
born on 3-23-1917 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 7-24-2000 in Rye, New York   age 83
retired Stanford University surgeon Dr.  Norman Edward Shumway   performed the U.S.'s first successful heart transplant
born on 2-9-1923 in Kalamazoo, Michigan
expired 2-10-2006 in Palo Alto, California   age 83   cause: cancer
last Chief Censor of the MPAA (1954-69)  Geoffrey M. Shurlock   succeeded Joseph Breen as Production Code enforcer & stayed until the ratings system was installed
born on 8-10-1894 in Liverpool, England
expired 4-26-1976 in Woodland Hills, California   age 81
football defensive coach  Leonard Frank "Fritz" Shurmur   nicknamed after grandfather's cocker spaniel
born on 7-15-1932 in Wyandotte, Michigan
expired 8-30-1999 in Suamico, Wisconsin   age 67   cause: liver cancer
taller half of legendary Canadian comic duo  Frank Shuster   cousin of Superman's co-creator; one-time father-in-law of Lorne Michaels
born on 9-5-1916 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 1-13-2002 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 85   cause: pneumonia
Superman co-creator  Joseph "Joe" Shuster
born on 7-10-1914 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 7-30-1992 in Los Angeles, California   age 78
AKS: schuster
inventor & novelist  Nevil Shute   wrote On The Beach
¤real name: Nevil Shute Norway 
born on 1-17-1899 in London, England
expired 1-12-1960 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia   age 60
minister  Fred Lee Shuttlesworth   a co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
¤born: Freddie Lee Robinson 
born on 3-18-1922 in Mount Meigs, Alabama
expired 10-5-2011 in Birmingham, Alabama   age
   Contest Selectors
2010ANG3.7%

former Somali dictator (1969-91)  Mohammed Siad Barre
born on --1912 in Lugh, Somalia
expired 1-2-1995 in Lagos, Nigeria   age 83
AKS: Mohamed
Finlandia composer  John Julius Christian "Jean" Sibelius
born on 12-8-1865 in Tavastehus, Finland
expired 9-20-1957 in Helsinki, Finland   age 91
painter  Walter Richard Sickert   another alleged candidate for Jack the Ripper
born on 5-31-1860 in München, Germany
expired 1-22-1942 in Bathampton, Somerset, England   age 81
T&A movie director  Andrew "Andy" Sidaris   worked as a director for ABC Sports; choreographed the football game sequence in M*A*S*H (1970); his mostly direct-to-video boobfests are loaded with semi-naked former Playboy playmates; author of "Bullets Bombs and Babes" (a must-read for everyone that subscribes to Playboy for the articles)
born on 2-20-1933 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 3-7-2007 in Los Angeles, California   age 76   cause: throat cancer
advertising jingle composer  Eric Siday   wrote "Pepsi-Cola hits the spot..." jingle; wrote the Maxwell House Coffee bubbling percolator tune
expired 9-25-1976 in New York, New York   age 71   cause: heart attack
Time Magazine contributing editor  Hugh Swanson Sidey
born on 9-3-1927 in Greenfield, Iowa
expired 11-21-2005 in Paris, France   age 78   cause: heart attack
telecommunications executive  John William Sidgmore   headed UUNet before it was merged with MFS (later acquired by Worldcom); became head of Worldcom after Bernie Ebbers was booted out (2002); lasted about a year (until the bankruptcy)
born on 4-9-1951 in Suffern, New York
expired 12-11-2003 in Potomac, Maryland   age 52   cause: Kidney failure
movie musical director  George Sidney   directed Annie Get Your Gun (1950), Show Boat (1951), Kiss Me Kate (1953), Anchors Aweigh, Pal Joey, Bye, Bye Birdie & Viva Las Vegas
born on 10-4-1916 in Long Island City, New York
expired 5-5-2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 85   cause: complications from lymphoma
actress  Sylvia Sidney   played mama Carlson in pilot for WKRP In Cincinnati (replaced by Carol Bruce in series run); was married to Bennett Cerf, Luther Adler and Carlton Alsop; mother of Jacob "Jody" Adler (died 1987 of ALS)
¤born: Sophia Kosow 
born on 8-8-1910 in New York, New York
expired 7-1-1999 in New York, New York   age 88   cause: throat cancer
Alabama serial killer  Daniel Lee Siebert   the pancreatic cancer got him before the lethal injection needle could
born on 6-17-1954
expired 4-22-2008 in complications from pancreatic cancer   age 53   cause: Atmore, Alabama
   Contest Selectors
2008OIE, RAVN6.3%
   Scored 8.4500 points

AKS: Seibert
 Kai Manne Börje Siegbahn   shared the 1981 Nobel prize in physics; son of the 1924 physics laureate
born on 4-20-1918 in Lund, Sweden
expired 7-20-2007 in Angelholm, Sweden   age 89   cause: heart attack
AKS: Borje
pioneering X-Ray spectroscopist  Karl Manne Georg Siegbahn   winner of the 1924 Nobel prize in physics; father of the 1981 physics co-laureate
born on 12-3-1886 in Örebro, Sweden
expired 9-26-1978 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden   age 91
Murder Inc. founding mobster  Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel   built the first big Vegas casino, the Flamingo, named for his mistress
born on 2-28-1906 in New York, New York
expired 6-20-1947 in Beverly Hills, California   age 41   cause: way too many bullet wounds, too little blood plasma
Dirty Harry director  Donald Siegel   also directed The Big Steal (1948)
born on 10-16-1912 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 4-20-1991 in Nipomo, California   age 78   cause: cancer
Superman co-creator (with Joe Shuster)  Jerome "Jerry" Siegel
¤aka: "Joe Carter" 
born on 10-17-1914 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 1-28-1996 in Los Angeles, California   age 81
AKS: seigel siegal segel
Jerry Siegel's rendering of Joanne  Joanne Siegel   widow of Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel; model for original likeness of Lois Lane character
¤born: Jolan Kovacs 
born on 12-1-1917 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 2-14-2011 in Santa Monica, California   age 93
entertainment reporter  Joel E. Siegel   was the film critic for ABC's Good Moring America (1981-2007)
born on 7-7-1943 in Los Angeles, California
expired 6-29-2007 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 63   cause: colon cancer
   Contest Selectors
2002JL9.1%
2005QKU4.3%
2006QKU3.3%
2007QKU, SBAP6.5%
   Scored 7.4500 points

better-off-dead 'net miscreant  Martha S. Siegel   with former husband was responsible for the first big UseNet spam bomb — ; the infamous "Green Card" shill (4/12/1994)
born on 4-9-1948 in Englewood, New Jersey
expired ??-??-2000   age 52
AKS: Canter & Siegel C&S
retired General Food home economist  Ruth Mirian Siems   credited as the main inventor of Stovetop Stuffing (1972; with Anthony C. Capossela Jr., John T. Halligan & Robert Wyss): patenet number 3,870,803
born on 2-20-1931 in Evansville, Indiana
expired 11-13-2005 in Newburgh, Indiana   age 74   cause: heart attack
AKS: Seims Seems Stove Top
former Nightline executive producer  Leroy Edward Sievers
born on 6-16-1955 in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California
expired 8-15-2008 in Maryland   age 53   cause: lung & brain cancer; colon cancer
   Contest Selectors
2007DFFC3.2%
2008DFFC3.1%
   Scored 9.7000 solo points

Texas death row inmate  Michael Adam Sigala
¤#999397 
born on 12-11-1977
expired 3-2-2010 in Huntsville, Texas   age 32   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2010ADWC, BOD, DFFC, DTM, JCM, PCD, RAVN25.9%
   Scored 9.3391 points

tunesmith  Carl Sigman   wrote PEnnsylvania 6-5000 (with Jerry Gray), Ebb Tide and Enjoy Yourself
born on 9-24-1909 in New York, New York
expired 9-26-2000 in Manhasset, New York   age 91
actor  Sihung Lung   appeared in Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)
¤born: Hsiung Lang 
born on --1930 in China
expired 5-2-2002 in Taipei, Taiwan   age 72   cause: liver failure
helicopter pioneer  Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky   built first practical helicopter, the VS-300 (1939)
born on 5-25-1889 in Kiev, Ukraine, Russia
expired 10-26-1972 in Easton, Connecticut   age 83   cause: heart attack
French social reformer  Etienne de Silhouette   known for his profile outlines ... known as silhouettes
born on 7-5-1709
expired ??-??-1767   age 57
Kerr-McGee Cimarron plutonium plant worker  Karen G. Silkwood   critic of plant safety; subject of movie Silkwood (1983)
born on 2-19-1946
expired 11-13-1974 in Crescent, Oklahoma   age 28   cause: automobile accident (murder?)
 Frans Eemil Sillanpää   the 1939 Nobel prize winner in literature
born on 9-16-1888 in Ylä-Satakunta, Hämeenkyrö Parish, Finland
expired 6-3-1964 in Helsinki, Finland   age 75
AKS: France Franz Emil Sillanpaa
award winning movie & tv writer  Sterling Dale Silliphant   wrote screenplays for In the Heat of the Night (1967; oscar), The Poseidan Adventure (1972; based upon Paul Gallico's book) & The Towering Inferno (1974; based upon the books The Tower and The Glass Inferno)
born on 1-16-1918 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 4-26-1996 in Bangkok, Thailand   age 78   cause: prostate cancer
retired operatic soprano  Beverly Sills   had served on the board of the Metropolitan Opera Company
¤born: Belle Miriam Silverman
nickname: "Bubbles" 
born on 5-25-1929 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 7-2-2007 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 78   cause: colon & lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
2006DFFC3.3%
2007DFFC3.2%
   Scored 7.2000 solo points

comedy impressario  Paul M. Sills   co-founder of the Second City Comedy Club in Chicago
born on 11-18-1927
expired 6-2-2008 in Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin   age 80   cause: complications from pneumonia
actor  Trinidad Silva
born on 1-30-1950 in Mission, Texas
expired 7-31-1988   age 38   cause: highway accident
a page from the patent application, filed in 1949 Drexel Institute of Technology student/faculty member  Bernard Silver   on October 7, 1952 shared the first patent for bar codes (#2,612,994)
born on 9-21-1924
expired 8-28-1963 in North Hills, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania   age 38   cause: auto accident
politically active actor  Ronald Arthur Silver
born on 7-2-1946 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 3-15-2009 in New York, New York   age 62   cause: esophageal cancer
Mohawk Indian actor  Jay Silverheels   played Tonto on Lone Ranger tv show
¤born: Harold Jay Smith 
born on 6-26-1912 in Six Nations Indian Reservation, Ontario, Canada
expired 3-5-1980 in Woodland Hills, California   age 67   cause: complications from pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
1980 JW6.3%
   Scored 5.8000 solo points

comedian  Phil Silvers   best known as Sgt. Bilko on tv
¤born: Philip Silversmith 
born on 5-11-1911 in New York, New York
expired 11-1-1985 in Los Angeles, California   age 74
   Contest Selectors
1979 HFS7.7%
1980 DR, HP12.5%

cartoonist, poet, lyricist  Shelby Silverstein   started career as a Playboy cartoonist; wrote children's story A Light in the Attic; wrote lyrics for the Irish Rovers hit The Unicorn (1968) & Johnny Cash's hit A Boy Named Sue
born on 9-25-1932 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 5-8-1999 in Key West, Florida   age 66   cause: heart attack
horse trainer  John Martin Silvertand   trainer of Afleet Alex
born on 7-16-1944 in England
expired 1-7-2007 in West Palm Beach, Florida   age 62   cause: liver cancer
   Contest Selectors
2007DTM3.2%
   Scored 8.8000 solo points

AKS: Silvertrand
actor  Alastair Sim   played Ebenezer Scrooge in Scrooge (British 1951; U.S. title A Christmas Carol)
born on 10-9-1900 in Edinburgh, Scotland
expired 8-19-1976 in London, England   age 75   cause: cancer
author  Georges Simenon
born on 2-13-1903 in Liege, Belgium
expired 9-4-1989 in Lausanne, Switzerland   age 86
Chorale conductor  Harry Moses Simeone Jr.   had popular hits with The Little Drummer Boy (1958) & Do You Hear What I Hear? (1962)
born on 5-9-1911 in Newark, New Jersey
expired 2-22-2005 in New York, New York   age 93
writer  Dawn Langley Simmons   adopted by Margaret Rutherford; had sex change operation (1968)
¤born: Gordon Langley Hall 
born on 10-16-1922 in Heathfield, Sussex, England
expired 9-18-2000 in Charleston, South Carolina   age 77   cause: Parkinson's disease
actress  Jean Merilyn Simmons
born on 1-31-1929 in London, England
expired 1-22-2010 in Santa Monica, California   age 80   cause: lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
2007GOHI3.2%
2008GOHI3.1%

AKS: Jeanne Marilyn Simons
Great Lakes sailor  John David Simmons   Wheelsman aboard the Edmund Fitzgerald
expired 11-10-1975 in Eastern Lake Superior, Canada   age 60   cause: drowned when ship foundered
actor  Richard W. Simmons   portrayed Sergeant Preston of the Yukon on tv (1955-58); preceeded by Brace Beemer on radio
born on 8-19-1913 in Saint Paul, Minnesota
expired 1-11-2003 in Oceanside, California   age 89   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
 Shirley Satin Simmons   mother of diet freak Richard
expired 3-7-1999 in New Orleans, Louisiana   age 87
old pro baseball player  Silas Joseph "Si" Simmons Sr.   prior to the existance of the Negroe Leagues played baseball for a number of teams including th Pittsburgh-area Homestead Grays & the Germantown Blue Ribbons (1912-1929)
born on 10-14-1895 in Middleton, Delaware
expired 10-29-2006 in Saint Petersburg, Florida   age 111
ignorant redneck peckerwood moron cracker  William Joseph Simmons   leader of the lynch mob (calling itself the "Knights of Mary Phagan") that kidnapped & killed Leo Frank; not wishing to lose the glow of murderous hate that their tiny little brains had embraced, he lead the mob to Stone Mountain where they rechristened themselves the Ku Klux Klan and made him the biggest Kluc of all (Imperial Wizard)
expired 5-21-1945 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 60
longtime CBS announcer (1948-72)  Hal Simms
born on 6-10-1919
expired 7-2-2002 in Brookline, Massachusetts   age 83
big band/jazz saxophonist  John Haley "Zoot" Simms
born on 10-29-1925 in Inglewood, California
expired 3-22-1985 in New York, New York   age 59   cause: cancer
former Filmways president  Al Simon   producer of Burns and Allen's tv series
born on 11-10-1911 in New York, New York
expired 5-19-2000 in Beverly Hills, California   age 88   cause: Alzheimer's disease
author  Claude-Eugène-Henri Simon   winner of the 1985 Nobel prize in literature — the committee cited "Les Georgiques" ("The Georgics"; 1981)
born on 10-10-1913 in Antananarive, French Colonial Madagascar (now Tananarive)
expired 7-6-2005 in Paris, France   age 91
   Contest Selectors
2005SLIM4.3%
   Scored 5.9000 solo points

AKS: Eugene
comedy writer  Danny Simon   older brother of Neil; wrote for Your Show of Shows
born on 12-18-1918 in New York, New York
expired 7-26-2005 in Portland, Oregon   age 86   cause: complications from stroke
Carnegie Melon University researcher  Herbert Alexander Simon   a pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence — winner of the 1975 Turing Award (with Allen Newell); 1978 Nobel economics laureate
born on 6-15-1916 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 2-9-2001 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania   age 83   cause: complications from surgery; cancer
comics writer/artist  Joseph Henry "Joe" Simon   co-creator of the Captain America character (1940); co-founded his father-in-law's MAD knockoff — Sick humor magazine (1960)
¤born: Hymie Simon
pen names: "Gregory Sykes"; "Jon Henery" 
born on 10-11-1913 in Rochester, New York
expired 12-14-2011 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 98
   Contest Selectors
2008DTM3.1%

industrialist  Norton Winfred Simon   third husband of Jennifer Jones
born on 2-5-1907 in Portland, Oregon
expired 6-2-1993 in Los Angeles, California   age 86
   Contest Selectors
1979 JW7.7%
1980 RR6.3%

former Illinois rep. (1975-84) & senator (1985-96)  Paul Martin Simon
born on 11-29-1928 in Eugene, Oregon
expired 12-9-2003 in Springfield, Illinois   age 75   cause: complications following heart surgery
   Contest Selectors
2003GHG5.6%
   Scored 7.5000 solo points

book publisher  Richard Leo Simon   Simon and Schuster co-founder (1924); father of singer Carly Simon
born on 12--1900
expired 7-29-1960 in Stamford, Connecticut   age 59
Jimmy Stewart & Simone Simon from `Seventh Heaven' actress  Simone Simon   played Diane the Hooker opposite Jimmy Stewart in Seventh Heaven (1937), Séverine Roubaud in La Bête humaine (1938; The Human Beast), Belle/Bella Dee in The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941), Irena Dubrovna in Cat People (1942)
born on 4-23-1911 in Béthune, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
expired 2-22-2005 in Paris, France   age 93
   Contest Selectors
2005CSI4.3%
   Scored 5.7000 solo points

interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in May 1975 Nixon/Ford Treasury Secretary (1974-77)  William Edward Simon   first Energy Boob (Czar): price controls leading to shortages leading to gas lines leading to nothing worthwhile
born on 11-27-1927 in Paterson, New Jersey
expired 6-3-2000 in Santa Barbara, California   age 72   cause: complications from pulmonary fibrosis
jazz singer  Nina Simone
¤born: Eunice Kathleen Waymon 
born on 2-21-1933 in Tryon, North Carolina
expired 4-21-2003 in Carry-le-Rouet, France   age 70
aircraft designer  Mikhail Petrovich Simonov   creator of the Sukhoi fighter jet Su-27
born on 10-19-1929
expired 3-4-2011 in Moscow, Russia   age 81   cause: "a long illness"
former Washington Post managing editor (1971-84)  Howard Simons   dubbed Woodward and Bernstein's source Deep Throat (1973)
born on 6-3-1929 in Albany, New York
expired 6-13-1989 in Jacksonville, Florida   age 60   cause: pancreatic cancer
frozen potato mogul  John Richard "Jack" Simplot   was a major stockholder in the defunct Micron Computer Co.
born on 1-4-1909 in Dubuque, Iowa
expired 5-25-2008 in Boise, Idaho   age 99
   Contest Selectors
2000RR14%
2001RR12½%
2002RR9.1%
2003COCO, RR11.1%
2004RR5.6%
2005PCD, RR8.7%
2006PCD, RR6.7%
2007PCD3.2%
2008DTM, PCD, RPRM, RR12.5%
   Scored 2.9125 points

Flashdance, Beverly Hills Cop, Top Gun producer  Donald C. Simpson
born on 10-29-1943 in Seattle, Washington
expired 1-19-1996 in Los Angeles, California   age 52   cause: chemical abuse
business executive  Ernest Aldrich Simpson   divorced by Wallace Warfield Simpson; she took up with somebody else
expired 11-30-1958 in London, England   age 62
O.J.'s mom  Eunice Durden Simpson
born on 10-23-1921
expired 11-9-2001 in San Francisco, California   age 80   cause: "natural causes"
   Contest Selectors
2001 TEX12½%
   Scored 7.0000 solo points

former bank custodian  James "Jimmy" Lee Simpson   abandoned his family (1952)
born on 1-28-1920
expired 6-??-1986 in San Francisco, California   age 66
murder victim  Nicole Brown Simpson   sliced and diced by O.J.
born on 5-19-1959 in Frankfurt-am-Main, West Germany
expired 6-12-1994 in Los Angeles, California   age 35   cause: stabbed to death
North Carolina death row inmate  Perrie Dyon Simpson
born on 10-30-1962 in Greensboro, North Carolina
expired 1-20-2006 in Raleigh, North Carolina   age 43   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2006BOD, OIE, PCD, SPIT13.3%
   Scored 8.5125 points

naval architect  Robert Coffin Simpson   designed submarines for Electric Boat Co.
expired 8-19-1952 in Groton, Connecticut   age 73
Philadelphia Enquirer obituary writer  Gayle Ronan Sims
born on 12-20-1947
expired 4-16-2009 in Pennsylvania   age 61   cause: multiple organ failure
Cardinal  Jaime Lachia Sin   former archbishop of Manila
born on 8-31-1928 in New Washington, Aldan, Visayan Islands, The Philippines
expired 6-21-2005 in Manila, The Philippines   age 76   cause: multiple organ failure
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in February 1963 crooner  Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra Sr.   once married to Ava Gardner and Mia Farrow
¤nickname: "Old Blue Eyes
born on 12-12-1915 in Hoboken, New Jersey
expired 5-14-1998   age 82
   Contest Selectors
1979 DW, HP, MM, MS, SB, YJ46.2%
1980 BB, DW, JH, MM25.0%

Frank's mom  Natalie "Dolly" Sinatra
born on 12-25-1896
expired 1-6-1977 in Palm Springs, California   age 80
Sinclair Oil Co. founder  Harry Ford Sinclair   involved in the Teapot Dome scandal; later merged his company with Richfield Oil, becoming chairman of the company (it later merged with Atlantic Oil, becoming ARCO)
born on 7-6-1876 in Wheeling, West Virginia
expired 11-10-1956 in Pasadena, California   age 80
actress  Madge Sinclair   did voice of the Lion Queen in The Lion King
¤born: Madge Walters 
born on 4-28-1938 in Kingston, Jamaica
expired 12-20-1995 in Los Angeles, California   age 57
tv actress  Mary Sinclair   one-time wife of George Abbott (1946-51)
¤born: Ella Dolores Cook 
born on 11-15-1922 in San Diego, California
expired 11-5-2000 in Phoenix, Arizona   age 77
author  Upton Beall Sinclair   wrote The Jungle (1906); received 1943 Pulitzer prize for Dragon's Teeth
¤had numerous other names: Clarke Fitch, Frederick Garrison, Arthur Stirling 
born on 9-20-1878 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 11-25-1968 in Bound Brook, New Jersey   age 90
Yiddish storyteller  Isaac Bashevis Singer   won the 1978 Nobel Prize in literature
¤born: Icek-Hersz Zynger 
born on 7-14-1904 in Radzymin, Poland
expired 7-24-1991 in Surfside, Florida   age 87   cause: complications from strokes
   Contest Selectors
1979 HP, MM, VM23.1%
1980 EB, MM12.5%

author  Loren Adelson Singer Sr.   wrote The Parallax View (1970)
born on 3-5-1923 in Buffalo, New York
expired 12-19-2009 in Valhalla, New York   age 86
sociologist Dr.  Margaret Thaler Singer   she repeatly convinced herself that she was an expert on brainwashing, over and over again, with singleminded persistence day and night, week after week, year after year, without letup, until she relented and admitted that she was, in fact, an expert on brainwashing — just ask the Moonies, People's Temple cult and Branch Davidians
born on 7-29-1921 in Denver, Colorado
expired 11-23-2003 in Berkeley, California   age 82   cause: respiratory failure
former Indian prime minister (12/1989-11/1990)  Vishwanath Pratap Singh
born on 6-25-1931 in Allahabad, India
expired 11-27-2008 in New Delhi, India   age 77   cause: renal failure; blood cancer
jazz drummer  Arthur James "Zutty" Singleton
born on 5-14-1898 in Bunkie, Louisiana
expired 7-14-1975 in New York, New York   age 77   cause: complications from stroke
actress  Catherine Moylan Singleton   appeared in the Ziegfeld Follies and silent films
born on 7-4-1904 in Dallas, Texas
expired 9-9-1969 in Fort Worth, Texas   age 65
Arkansas death row inmate  Charles Laverne Singleton
born on 3-29-1959
expired 1-6-2004 in Varner, Arkansas   age 44   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2004BOD, PCD11.1%
   Scored 9.3500 points

Teledyne Inc. co-founder & president (1960-86)  Henry Earl Singleton
born on 11-27-1916 in Haslet, Texas
expired 8-31-1999 in Los Angeles, California   age 82   cause: brain cancer
Florida death row inmate  Lawrence Singleton   in California did only 8 years for kidnapping, raping & hacking off the arms of a 15 year old hitchhiker; in Florida convicted of 1992 murder of Roxanne Hayes
born on 7-28-1927
expired 12-28-2001 in Starke, Florida   age 74   cause: cancer
 Lucille Powell Singleton
born on 10-16-1893
expired 1-8-1992   age 98
actress  Penny Singleton   played Blondie in the movies (1938-50); provided voice of Jane Jetson; older sister of Barney McNulty
¤born: Mariana Dorothy McNulty 
born on 9-15-1908 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 11-12-2003 in Sherman Oaks, California   age 95   cause: complications from stroke
   Contest Selectors
2001NFG12½%
2003COCO5.6%
   Scored 5.5000 solo points

 Shelby Sumpter Singleton Jr.   bought the assets of the then-defunct Sun Records and relaunched the label (1968)
born on 12-16-1931 in Waskom, Texas
expired 10-7-2009 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 77   cause: brain cancer
minerologist/gemologist/lapidary/author  John Sinkankas   was rolling stones years before Mick
born on 5-15-1915 in Paterson, New Jersey
expired 5-17-2002 in San Diego, California   age 87
Georgia halfback  Frank Sinkwich   winner of the Heisman Trophy (1942)
¤nickname: "Fireball Frankie" 
born on 10-10-1920 in McKees Rock, Pennsylvania
expired 10-22-1990 in Athens, Georgia   age 70
former City of Boston Licensing Division chief  Richard J. Sinnott   one of his duties: City Censor (1960-82; Boston's last)
born on 5-5-1926 in Dorchester, Massachusetts
expired 4-30-2003 in Hyde Park, Massachusetts   age 76   cause: heart attack
orchestra/opera conductor  Giuseppe Sinopoli
born on 11-2-1946 in Venice, Italy
expired 4-20-2001 in Berlin, Germany   age 54   cause: heart attack
film writer  Curt Siodmak   wrote novel Donovan's Brain (1943); wrote screenplay for The Wolf Man (1941)
¤born: Kurt Siodmak 
born on 8-10-1902 in Dresden, Saxony, Germany
expired 9-2-2000 in Three Rivers, California   age 98
movie producer & director  Robert Siodmak   brother of Curt
born on 8-8-1900 in Memphis, Tennessee
expired 3-10-1973 in Locarno, Switzerland   age 72   cause: heart attack
retired banker  Frank E. Sipe   as a kid threw the first pitch in the first game of the first Little League World Series (6-6-1939), leading Lundy Lumber over Lycoming Dairy 23 to 8
born on 2-16-1928
expired 12-29-2002 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania   age 74
geographer & Antarctic explorer  Paul Allman Siple   a member of Richard Byrd's 1928 Antarctic Expedition; coined the term wind chill in a 1939 dissertation
born on 12-18-1908 in Montpelier, Ohio
expired 11-25-1968 in Arlington, Virginia   age 59   cause: heart attack
Vietnam Marine veteran  William Oliver Sipple   deflected the aim of Sara Jane Moore when she tried to assassinate Gerald Ford (9/22/1975)
born on 11-20-1941 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 1-19-1989 in San Francisco, California   age 47
Admiral Corp. founder (1934)  Ross David Siragusa
born on 6-12-1906
expired 3-30-1996 in Chicago, Illinois   age 89
U.S. District Judge  John Joseph Sirica   presided over much of the Watergate litigation 1973-75
born on 3-19-1909 in Waterbury, Connecticut
expired 8-14-1992 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 82
 Milton Sirotta   as a nine year old in 1920 gave a name to his uncle's big number
born on 3-8-1911
expired 5-??-1981 in Mount Vernon, New York   age 70
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in February 1991subject of 20 Questions interview in June 1984 `Playboy Magazine'

Chicago Tribune film critic  Eugene Karl Siskel   partnered with Roger Ebert on tv
born on 1-26-1946 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 2-20-1999 in Evanston, Illinois   age 53   cause: complications from brain surgery; cancer

St. Louis Browns baseball star  George Harold Sisler Sr.   member of the Baseball Hall of Fame; played for U of Michigan coach Branch Rickey; earned B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering
born on 3-24-1893 in Nimisila, Ohio
expired 3-26-1973 in Saint Louis, Missouri   age 80
songwriter and orchestra leader  Noble Sissle   founded the Negro Actors Guild
born on 7-10-1889
expired 12-17-1975 in Tampa, Florida   age 86
Mandela mentor  Walter Max Ulyate Sisulu   with Mandela & Tambo the organizer of the African National Congress youth league
born on 5-18-1912 in Engcobo, Transkei, British Protectorate, South Africa
expired 5-5-2003 in Johannesburg, South Africa   age 90
Rhodesian nationalist Rev.  Ndabaningi Sithole
born on 7-21-1920 in Nyamandhlovu, Matabeleland, Rhodesia
expired 12-12-2000 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 80   cause: pulmonary embolism
character actor  Emil Sitka   foil for the Three Stooges in 70 short subjects; was chosen to replace Larry Fine after he had a stroke, but never appeared due to disbanding of group after Moe's death
born on 12-22-1914 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
expired 1-16-1998 in Camarillo, California   age 83   cause: complications from stroke
Sioux Indian chief  Sitting Bull   did in Custer at the Little Big Horn
born on --1831 in Grand River, South Dakota Territory
expired 12-15-1890 in Grand River, South Dakota Territory   age 59   cause: shot in head by tribal police offier
movie screenwriter/director  David Harald Vilgot Sjöman   directed Jag är nyfiken — en film i gult (1967; I Am Curious (Yellow)) & Jag är nyfiken — en film i blått (1968; I Am Curious (Blue))
born on 12-2-1924 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
expired 4-9-2006 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden   age 81   cause: complications from brain hemorrhage
AKS: Sjoman
Safeway Stores founder  Marion B. Skaggs
born on 4-5-1888
expired 5-8-1976 in Oakland, California   age 88
Great Lakes Carbon Corporation president  George Skakel Jr.   RFK's brother-in-law
expired 9-23-1966 in Riggins, Idaho   age 44
 Joan Patricia Skakel   sister-in-law of Ethel Kennedy
expired 5-18-1967 in Greenwich, Connecticut   age 39
former Papua New Guinea prime minister (1997-99) Sir  William Jack Skate   resigned just ahead of the no-confidence vote; purported to be connected with the local criminal gangs
born on 9-26-1953 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
expired 1-3-2006 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia   age 52   cause: stroke
U.S.' oldest person  Margaret S. Skeete
born on 10-27-1878
expired 5-7-1994   age 115
Skelly Oil founder  William Grove Skelly
expired 4-11-1957 in Tulsa, Oklahoma   age 78
comedian  Richard Bernard "Red" Skelton Sr.   played Clem Kadiddlehopper, Freddie the Freeloader, Cauliflower McPugg, cross-eyed seagulls Gertrude and Heathcliffe and the Mean Widdle Kid
Harry Cohn was a mean S.O.B.; his funeral, on a cold, rainy March day was attended by over 2,000 "mourners"; Red was heard to say "It only proves what they always say --- give the public something they want to see and they'll come out for it."

born on 7-18-1913 in Vincennes, Indiana
expired 9-17-1997 in Rancho Mirage, California   age 84
   Contest Selectors
1979 JW, SB15.4%
1980 EB, HP, VA18.8%

 Richard Bernard Skelton Jr.   son of Red
expired 5-10-1958 in Los Angeles, California   age 9   cause: leukemia
psychologist  Burrhus Frederic Skinner
born on 3-20-1904 in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania
expired 8-18-1990 in Cambridge, Massachusetts   age 86
   Contest Selectors
1979 YJ7.7%

actress  Cornelia Otis Skinner
born on 5-30-1901 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 7-9-1979 in New York, New York   age 78   cause: cerebral hemorrhage
former Jacksonville (FL) High School gym teacher, real estate agent & bar owner  Forby Leonard Skinner   taught at Robert E. Lee High School; namesake of band Lynyrd Skynyrd (the band members corrupted the name to avoid any negative legal entanglments)
born on 1-11-1933 in Jacksonville, Florida
expired 9-20-2010 in Riverside, Florida   age 77   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
stage & early movie actress  Alison Skipworth   started making movies in 1895 (retired in 1942)
expired 7-5-1952 in New York, New York   age 88
Hollywood newspaper columnist  Sidney Skolsky   first to use the nickname oscar in print (following the 1934 awards ceremony); had bit parts in a number of movies (including Sunset Boulevard; co-wrote The Eddie Cantor Story (1953)
born on 5-2-1905 in New York, New York
expired 5-3-1983 in Los Angeles, California   age 77
former Nazi Elite Guard Colonel  Otto Skorzeny   rescued Mussolini from prison after Italian Facist Party collapsed (9/12/1943)
expired 7-5-1975 in Madrid, Spain   age 67   cause: bronchial cancer
retired 20th Century Fox president (1942-69)  Spyros Panagiotes Skouras
born on 3-28-1893 in Skourakhori, Greece
expired 8-16-1971 in Mamaroneck, New York   age 78   cause: heart attack
former Kansas congressman (1963-78)  Joe Skubitz
born on 5-6-1906 in Frontenac, Kansas
expired 9-11-2000 in Wichita, Kansas   age 94
gameshow producer/director  Ira Skutch   worked for Goodson/Todman Productions (1957-83)
born on 9-12-1921 in New York, New York
expired 3-16-2010 in Silver Lake, California   age 88   cause: lymphoma
character actor  Benjamin Slack   played Mr. Ermin on The Wonder Years & K'Tal on the Star Trek: Next Generation episode Redemption, Part I (1991)
born on 7-23-1937 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 12-13-2004 in Baltimore, Maryland   age 67
violinist & orchestra conductor  Felix Slatkin   father of current St. Louis Symphony Orchestra conductor Leonard Slatkin; commissioned Léo Arnaud to write "The Change Suite" (1958); co-founder of the Hollywood String Quartet
born on 12-22-1915 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 2-8-1963 in Los Angeles, California   age 47   cause: heart attack
Georgia governor (1913-15)  John Marshall Slaton   commuted death sentence of Mary Phagan's convicted killer Leo Frank on last day of office; this lead to the formation of the "modern" Ku Klux Klan
born on 12-25-1866
expired 1-11-1955 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 88
actor  Richard X. Slattery
born on 6-26-1925 in New York, New York
expired 1-27-1997 in Woodland Hills, California   age 71
Hall of Fame baseball player  Enos Bradsher Slaughter
born on 4-27-1916 in Roxboro, North Carolina
expired 8-12-2002 in Durham, North Carolina   age 86   cause: complications from surgery; non-Hodgkins lymphoma
   Contest Selectors
2000 ANG14%
2001 ANG12½%

physician & writer  Frank G. Slaughter Sr.
born on 2-25-1908 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 5-17-2001 in Jacksonville, Florida   age 93
Mercury and Apollo/Soyuz astronaut  Donald Kent "Deke" Slayton
born on 3-1-1924 in Sparta, Wisconsin
expired 6-13-1993 in League City, Texas   age 69   cause: brain tumor
3-in-1 Oil manufacturer  J. Noah H. Slee   husband of Margaret Sanger
expired 6-22-1943 in Tucson, Arizona   age 82
operatic tenor and film comedian  Leo Slezak   father of Walter; grandfather of Erika
born on 8-18-1875 in Schoenberg, Moravia
expired 6-1-1946 in Egern, Bavaria, Germany   age 72
character actor  Walter Slezak   father of Erika; played Professor Hans Neumann in Bedtime For Bonzo
born on 5-3-1902 in Vienna, Austria
expired 4-21-1983 in Flower Hill, New York   age 80
former Lowell Observatory director (1916-52) Dr.  Vesto Melvin Slipher   supervised the search for Pluto (the planet, not the cartoon dog)
born on 11-11-1875 in Mulberry, Indiana
expired 11-8-1969 in Flagstaff, Arizona   age 93
General Motor chairman  Alfred Pritchard Sloan Jr.   co-founded the Sloan-Kettering Cancer Research Institute
born on 5-23-1875 in New Haven, Connecticut
expired 2-17-1966 in New York, New York   age 90
to November 1992 Playmate of Monthto September 1992 Playmate of Month Playboy October 1992 Playmate of Month  Tiffany Marie Sloan
born on 5-29-1973 in Orange County, California
expired 11-1-2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 35   cause: suicide; drug/alcohol overdose; pancreatitis
actor  Everett Sloane
born on 10-1-1909 in New York, New York
expired 8-6-1965 in Los Angeles, California   age 55   cause: suicide; barbituate poisoning
Civil War general  Henry Warner Slocum   later served in congress; namesake of tragic excursion vessel
born on 9-24-1827 in Delphi Falls, Onondaga County, New York
expired 4-14-1894 in Brooklyn, New York, New York   age 66
former Hygrade Food Products owner (1947-76)  Edward James Slotkin   maker of Ball Park hot dogs (alleged to plump when you cook them); husband of former Detroit Free Press show biz columnist Shirley Eder
born on 10-12-1915 in New York, New York
expired 8-21-2003 in Royal Oak, Michigan   age 87   cause: cancer
geezer  Elana Proctor Slough
¤né: Rodenbaugh 
born on 7-8-1888 in Horsham, Pennsylvania
expired 10-5-2003 in Cape May, New Jersey   age 115
Munchkin "Herald" & "sleepyhead"  Karl Slover
¤born: Karl Kosiczky 
born on 9-21-1918 in Prakendorf, Germany
expired 11-15-2011 in Dublin, Laurens County, Georgia   age 93   cause: cardiopulmonary arrest
 Antoinette Wisniewski Slovik   Eddie's widow
expired 9-7-1979 in Detroit, Michigan   age 66   cause: heart failure; breast cancer
timorous army private  Edward Donald "Eddie" Slovik   executed for "desertion on the battlefield"
born on 2-18-1920 in Hamtramck, Michigan
expired 1-31-1945 in Sainte-Marie aux Mines, France   age 24   cause: executed; firing squad
South African anti-apartheid fighter  Joe Slovo   member of the South African Communist Party
born on 5-23-1926 in Obelai, Lithuania
expired 1-6-1995 in Johannesburg, South Africa   age 68   cause: cancer
businessman  John Gray Smale Sr.   was CEO of Procter & Gamble (1981-90) and then CEO of General Motors (1992-95) after the ouster of Robert Stempel
born on 8-1-1927 in Listowel, Ontario, Canada
expired 11-19-2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio   age 84   cause: pulmonary fibrosis
movie/tv composer  Michael Small   scored Klute (1971), The Parallax View (1974), The Stepford Wives (1975), Marathon Man (1976), Pumping Iron (1977), The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981) & Black Widow (1987)
born on 5-30-1939 in New York, New York
expired 11-25-2003 in New York, New York   age 64   cause: prostate cancer
chemist  Richard Errett Smalley   shared 1996 Nobel Chemistry prize for the discovery of buckminsterfullerenes; the co-creator of Buckyballs
¤nickname: "the father of nanotechnology" 
born on 6-6-1943 in Akron, Ohio
expired 10-28-2005 in Huston, Texas   age 62   cause: leukemia
Oklahoma death row inmate  Dion Athanasius Smallwood
¤number 21547 
born on 8-15-1969
expired 1-16-2001 in McAlester, Oklahoma   age 31   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2001 TEX12½%
   Did  Not Score - insufficient category citations (only 2 of the minimum 3 needed)

concert pianist & composer  Leo Smit
born on 1-12-1921 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 12-12-1999 in Encinitas, California   age 78   cause: heart failure
retired Brigadier General  Abiel L. Smith   served in the Indian campaigns, capturing Geronimo
expired 4-24-1946 in New York, New York   age 88
pre-World War II Parisian nightclub owner  Ada Beatrice Queen Victoria Louise Virginia Smith
¤aka: "Bricktop
born on 8-14-1894 in Iderson, West Virginia
expired 1-31-1984 in New York, New York   age 89
actress  Alexis Smith   Mrs. Craig Stevens
¤born: Gladys Smith 
born on 6-8-1921 in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
expired 6-9-1993 in Los Angeles, California   age 72   cause: cancer
New York governor (1920-21, 1923-28)  Alfred Emanuel Smith   ran for president against Herbert Hoover in 1928 (and lost)
expired 10-4-1944 in New York, New York   age 70
former baseball outfielder  Alphonse Eugene Smith   mainly known for being drenched by spilled beer in 1959 World Series
born on 2-7-1928 in Kirkwood, Missouri
expired 1-3-2002 in Hammond, Indiana   age 73   cause: cardiac arrest
Anna Nicole & Divine - Separated at Birth?cover of the May 2007 issue of 'Playboy' magazine with deceased playmate Anna Nicole Smithto June 1992 Playmate of Monthto April 1992 Playmate of Month Playboy May 1992 Playmate of Month & 1993 Playmate of the Year  Anna Nicole Smith   also did February 1994 & February 2000 pictorials; briefly married to J. Howard Marshall 6/27/1994-8/6/1995; in September 2000 awarded $608 million from his estate, then had it revoked by a court; on February 28, 2006 the U.S. Supreme Court heard her appeal — Vickie Lynn Marshall v. E. Pierce Marshall (04-1544) — they decided in her favor May 1, 2006 ... the pursuit of hubby's millions continued; with her death the fight over the paternity of daughter Dannielynn Hope Marshall Stern intensifies (the daddy turned out to be Larry Birkhead); finally, in June 2011 the Supremes upheld the family — no $$$ for her from the estate
¤legal name: Vickie Lynn Marshall
aka: Nikki Hart & Vickie Smith
born: Vickie Lynn Hogan 
born on 11-28-1967 in Houston, Texas
expired 2-8-2007 in Hollywood, Florida   age 39   cause: accidental chloral hydrate overdose; a whole bunch of other stuff
   Contest Selectors
2003GHG, JEDS, TAP16.7%
2004TAP5.6%
2006GGG, XXX6.7%

AKS: additional drugs in her system included: Nordiazapam, Temazapan, Oxazapan, Klonopin, Atavan, Mthadone, Valium, Lorazapam, tamiflu, grow hormone, atropine, topiramate, ciprofoxin, vitamin B12; she also had a bacterial blood infection; abscess in ass from needle injection; influenza; gastroenteritis; congstive hepatomegaly; chronic thyroidistis; she weighted 178 pounds at death
blues singer  Bessie Smith   inspiration for Janis Joplin and numerous other blues singers
¤known as "the Empress of the Blues" 
born on 4-15-1894 in Chattanooga, Tennessee
expired 9-26-1937 in Clarksdale, Mississippi   age 43
kiddie show host "Buffalo"  Bob Smith   know for his fecal greetings - "Howdy, Doodie!"; sang in 1950s C&W band with Foster Brooks
¤born: Robert Schmidt 
born on 11-27-1917 in Buffalo, New York
expired 7-30-1998 in Flat Rock, North Carolina   age 80   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
1980DR6.3%

Univeristy of Minnesota halfback  Bruce P. Smith   winner of the Heisman Trophy (1941)
¤nickname: "Boo" 
born on 2-8-1920 in Faribault, Minnesota
expired 8-28-1967   age 47
carbon-black merchant  C. Harold Smith   with cousin co-founded Binney & Smith (1885); co-inventor of Crayola crayons (1903)
expired ??-??-19??   age ??
subject of 20 Questions interview in November 1983 `Playboy Magazine' former All-American football player & Police Academy actor  Charles Aaron "Bubba" Smith   during his years at Michigan State the crowd would roar "Kill, Bubba, Kill!"; now they yell "Dead, Bubba, Dead!"
born on 2-28-1945 in Orange, Texas
expired 8-3-2011 in Baldwin Hills, Los Angeles, California   age 66   cause: phentermine/acute drug intoxication; heart disease
   Contest Selectors
2002 MORB9.1%

oldster  Charley Smith   his wedding vertificate showed he was not 137 (b.1842) at his death
¤born: Mitchell Watkins 
born on --1875
expired 10-5-1979 in Bartow, Florida   age 104   cause: chronic heart/kidney failure
   Contest Selectors
1979 RR 7.7%
   Scored 2 solo points

AKS: Charlie
grade-Z movie actress  Cheryl "Rainbeaux" Smith   appeared in Caged Heat (1974), The Pom Pom Girls (1976), Up In Smoke (1978), Melvin and Howard (1980), Nice Dreams (1981), & The Swinging Cheerleaders (1985)
born on 6-6-1955 in Los Angeles, California
expired 10-25-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 47   cause: complications from hepatitis
boat builder  Christopher Columbus Smith   founded Chris-Craft (1894)
born on 5-20-1861 in Algonac, Michigan
expired 9-9-1939 in Mount Clemens, Michigan   age 78
Sir  Christopher Sydney Winwood Smith
born on 9-20-1906
expired 12-3-2000   age 94
jazz pianist  Clarence Smith   wrote Pine Top's Boogie Woogie
¤nickname: "Pine Top
born on 6-11-1904 in Troy, Alabama
expired 3-14-1929 in Chicago, Illinois   age 24   cause: "accidentally" murdered; gunshot wound
guitarist/songwriter  Claydes Charles Smith   a lead guitarist & co-founder of Kool & the Gang; co-wrote Celebration and Jungle Boogie
born on 9-6-1948 in Jersey City, New Jersey
expired 6-20-2006 in Maplewood, New Jersey   age 57
Texas death row inmate  Clyde Smith Jr.
¤number 999088 
born on 8-31-1975 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 2-15-2006 in Huntsville, Texas   age 30   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2006ADWC, BOD, DTM, KLS, OIE, PCD, QKU, RIE, SPIT, TWOS33.3%
   Scored 9.5049 points

activist  Damu Smith   Black Voices for Peace group founder
¤real name: LeRoy Wesley Smith 
born on 12-6-1951 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 5-5-2006 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 54   cause: colon cancer
   Contest Selectors
2006RAVN3.3%
   Scored 9.6000 solo points

 Daniel Wayne Smith   son of Anna Nicole Smith
born on 1-22-1986 in Limestone County, Texas
expired 9-10-2006 in Nassau, Bahamas   age 20   cause: cardiac dysrhythmia; lethal combination of methadone, Zoloft & Lexapro
Our Gang child actor 1937-40)  Darwood Kenneth Smith   later was an assisting pastor for the La Sierra University church
¤aka: "Waldo"
screen name: Darwood Kaye 
born on 9-8-1929 in Fort Collins, Colorado
expired 5-15-2002 in Riverside, California   age 72   cause: struck in head by assailant
early radio broadcaster  David Frederick Smith   a creator of radio's March of Time (1931)
born on 3-4-1888 in Clarksburg, Indiana
expired 8-14-1976 in New York, New York   age 88
author  Dorothy Gladys "Dodie" Smith   wrote The Hundred and One Dalamtians (1956)
born on 5-3-1896 in Whitefield, England
expired 11-24-1990   age 94
1934 NYU football player  Ed Smith   Frank Eliscu's model for the Heisman Trophy statue
expired ??-??-19??   age ??
Titanic Captain  Edward John Smith   went down with the ship
born on 1-27-1850 in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
expired 4-15-1912 in North Atlantic Ocean   age 62   cause: drowned
former Detroit Tigers manager (1966-70)  Edward Mayo Smith   led team to World Series victory in 1968
born on 12-6-1914
expired 11-24-1977 in Boynton Beach, Florida   age 62   cause: complications from stroke
author  Elizabeth Wehner "Betty" Smith   wrote A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1943)
born on 12-15-1896 in New York, New York
expired 1-17-1972 in Shelton, Connecticut   age 75   cause: pneumonia
songwriter  Elliot Smith   composed Miss Misery for Good Will Hunting; nominated for an oscar (1998)
¤real name: Steven Paul Smith 
born on 8-6-1969 in Omaha, Nebraska
expired 10-21-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 34   cause: suicide; stabbed in heart with steak knife
actor  Hal Smith   played town drunk Otis Campbell on the Andy Griffith Show; alternated voicing Goofy for Disney Studios
born on 8-24-1916 in Petoskey, Michigan
expired 1-28-1994   age 77   cause: heart attack
former Chris-Craft executive  Harsen Alfred Smith   grandson of company founder; on cover of May 18, 1959 Time Magazine
born on 4-1-1908
expired 12-7-2002 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida   age 94
World War II Pacific Marine commander General  Holland McTeire Smith   lead attack on Iwo Jima
¤nickname: "Howlin' Mad" 
born on 4-29-1882
expired 1-12-1967 in San Diego, California   age 84
golfer  Horton Smith   first winner of the Masters Golf Tournament; PGA president (1952-54)
expired 10-15-1963 in Detroit, Michigan   age 55
newsman  Howard Kingsbury Smith   worked at CBS and ABC News; moderated 1960 Kennedy/Nixon presidential debate; one of "Murrow's Boys"
born on 5-12-1914 in Ferriday, Louisiana
expired 2-15-2002 in Bethesda, Maryland   age 87   cause: pneumonia; congesive heart failure
former Southern Rhodesian prime minister (1964-79)  Ian Douglas Smith
born on 4-8-1919 in Selukwe, Southern Rhodesia
expired 11-20-2007 in Capetown, South Africa (nearby)   age 88   cause: complications from stroke
   Contest Selectors
1979 DW, HA, HP, JH, MS, YJ46.2%
1980DH, EK12.5%
2002RR9.1%
2003RR5.6%
2004RR5.6%
2005RR4.3%
2007RR3.2%
   Scored 6.2000 solo points

singer & early reality tv show presenter  Jack Ward Smith   also hosted the You Asked For It tv series, replacing show creator/host Art Baker (1958-59)
born on 11-16-1913 in Fort Ward, Bainbridge Island, Washington
expired 7-3-2006 in Westlake Village, California   age 92   cause: leukemia
Rhodes University chemistry professor  James Leonard Brierley Smith   became an icthyologist; confirmed the discovery of the coelacanth (1939); wrote The Search Beneath the Sea: The Story of the Coelacanth (1956)
born on --1897 in Graaf-Reinet, Cape Province, South Africa
expired 1-7-1968 in Grahamstown, South Africa   age 70   cause: suicide; cyanide poisoning
AKS: JLB J.L.B.
jazz organist  James Oscar "Jimmy" Smith Sr.   made beautiful music with the mighty Hammond organ
born on 12-8-1928 in Norristown, Pennsylvania
expired 2-8-2005 in Phoenix, Arizona   age 76
AKS: Jimmie
1920s Our Gang kid actor  Jay R. Smith   murdered
¤aka: "Pinky" 
born on 8-29-1915
expired 10-1-2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 87   cause: murdered
PBS' former Frugal Gourmet (1983-97)  Jeff Smith   accused of sexual misconduct with youths while a Methodist minister in the 1970s 𔆈 his career evaporated overnight
born on 1-22-1929 in Seattle, Washington
expired 7-7-2004 in Seattle, Washington   age 65   cause: heart disease
 Jerome Smith   original guitarist with disco band K.C. and the Sunshine Band
born on 6-18-1953
expired 7-28-2000 in West Palm Beach, Florida   age 47   cause: crushed to death by bulldozer he was operating
Captain  John Smith   founder and leader of Jamestown Virginia colony 1607-09; "saved" by Pocahontas
born on 1-??-1580 in Willoughby, England
expired 6-21-1631 in London, England   age 51
evolutionary biologist  John Maynard Smith   used game theory to study the evolution of sex
born on 1-6-1920 in London, England
expired 4-19-2004 in Falmer, Sussex, England   age 84   cause: lung cancer
court musician  John Stafford Smith   as a member of the London social club Anacreonic Society wrote To Anachreon in Heaven, a drinking song that was eventually used as the melody to accompany The Star Spangled Banner
born on 3-30-1750 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
expired 9-21-1836 in London, England   age 86
vaudevillian  Joseph "Joe" Smith   half of Smith & Dale team
¤real name: Joseph Seltzer 
born on 2-17-1884 in New York, New York
expired 2-22-1981 in Englewood, New Jersey   age 97
   Contest Selectors
1980 DR6.3%

10th Mormon Church president  Joseph Fielding Smith   also president of the Council of Apostles; great grand-nephew of church founder
born on 7-19-1876 in Salt Lake City, Utah
expired 7-2-1972 in Salt Lake City, Utah   age 95
singer  Kathryn Elizabeth "Kate" Smith   famous for her rendition of God Bless America
¤nickname: "The Songbird of the South" 
born on 5-1-1907 in Greenville, Virginia
expired 6-17-1986 in Raleigh, North Carolina   age 79
   Contest Selectors
1979 RR7.7%
1980 BD, DO, JW, RR25.0%

actor  Kevin Smith   played Ares on Hercules/Xena syndicated tv series
born on 3-16-1963 in Auckland, New Zealand
expired 2-16-2002 in Beijing, China   age 38   cause: removed from life support; head injuries suffered in Feb. 6th six-story fall
character actor  Lane Smith   played Daily Planet editor Perry White on the Lois & Clark tv series (1993-97)
born on 4-29-1936 in Memphis, Tennessee
expired 6-13-2005 in Los Angeles, California   age 69   cause: ALS
Matchbox Toys creator (1951)  Leslie Charles Smith   co-founder of Lesney Products (1946) that made the detailed die-cast toys; Lesney went into bankruptcy (1982) & was bought by Universal Toys, who were acquired by Tyco Toys, who merged with Mattel (1997)
born on 3-6-1918 in Enfield, Middlesex, England
expired 5-26-2005 in North London, England   age 87   cause: cancer
businessman  Ludlow Ogden Smith   married to Katharine Hepburn (1928-34); apocryphal story has him changing his name so that she wouldn't be called "Kate Smith"
¤aka: S. Ogden Ludlow 
born on 2-6-1889
expired 7-??-1979 in New Canaan, Connecticut   age 90
former Monticello (MN) Times publisher  Lynn R. Smith   started "Don't Smoke Day" (January 6, 1974) in Monticello; the Minnesota Lung Association and American Cancer Society promoted it, then went nationwide — it became the Great American Smokeout
born on 9-14-1920
expired 7-14-2005 in Minneapolis, Minnesota   age 84   cause: complications from stroke
former Maine Senator (1948-72)  Margaret Chase Smith
born on 12-14-1897 in Skowhegan, Maine
expired 5-29-1995 in Skowhegan, Maine   age 97
original Mickey Mouse Club Mouseketeer  Michael Smith   appeared on series as Michael in its first season (1955-56)
born on 8-29-1945
expired 12-??-1982 in Burbank, California   age 37
biochemist  Michael Smith   shared the 1993 Nobel chemistry prize for developing the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) used to "amplify" DNA samples
born on 4-26-1932 in Blackpool, England
expired 10-4-2000 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada   age 68
rock group instrumentalist  Michael Smith   drummer with Paul Revere and the Raiders
born on 3-27-1942
expired 3-6-2001 in Kona, Hawaii   age 58
Dave Clark Five lead singer & keyboardist  Michael George "Mike" Smith
born on 12-12-1943 in Edmonton, North London, England
expired 2-28-2008 in London, England   age 64   cause: pneumonia; spinal cord injury
Shuttle STS-51--L astronaut  Michael John Smith
born on 4-30-1945 in Beaufort, North Carolina
expired 1-28-1986 in Cape Canaveral, Florida   age 40   cause: Shuttle Challenger explosion
L.A. minister  Ocie Lee Smith   a singer for the Count Basie orchestra (1961-64); on his own had two modest hits with The Son of Hickory Holler's Tramp (1968) & Little Green Apples (1968)
born on 6-21-1936 in Mansfield, Louisiana
expired 11-23-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 65   cause: heart attack
former FBI agent  Robert B. Smith III   the special prosecutor who lead the team that prosecuted J.W. Milam & Roy Bryant for the murder of Emmett Till in 1955
born on --1914
expired ??-??-1955   age 41
Dr.  Robert Holbrook Smith   co-founded Alcoholics Anonymous (1935)
born on 8-8-1879 in Saint Johnsbury, Vermont
expired 11-16-1950 in Akron, Ohio   age 71   cause: cancer
disc jockey  Robert Weston Smith   heard throught most of U.S. on XERB radio
¤better known as: Wolfman Jack 
born on 1-21-1938 in New York, New York
expired 7-1-1995 in Belvidere, North Carolina   age 57   cause: heart attack
Another SFBMoFo former Head Weasel at General Motors (1981-90)  Roger Bonham Smith   object of Roger & Me
born on 7-12-1925 in Columbus, Ohio
expired 11-29-2007 in Troy, Michigan   age 82   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
2000 SPAM14%

quivering mound of blubber  Sylvanus "Hambone" Smith III   separated at birth from Jabba the Hutt
expired 6-14-1995   age 54
restauranteur  Troy Nuel Smith Sr.   started the Top Hat root beer stand (1953) which (with partner Charlie Pappe) became the Sonic Drive-in chain
born on 5-26-1922
expired 10-26-2009 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma   age 87
Ohio death row inmate  Vernon Lamont Smith
¤#A288960
aka: Abdullah Sharif Kaazim Mahdi 
born on 4-7-1972
expired 1-7-2010 in Lucasville, Ohio   age 37   cause: executed; lethal injection v2.0
   Contest Selectors
2010ADWC, BOD, DFFC, JCM, OIE, PCD25.9%
   Scored 8.8781 points

Eisenhower's World War II chief of staff General  Walter Bedell Smith   head of CIA from 1950 to 1953
expired 8-9-1961 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 65
New York Times sports writer  Walter Wellesley "Red" Smith   won 1976 Pulitzer prize
born on 9-25-1905 in Green Bay, Wisconsin
expired 1-15-1982 in Stamford, Connecticut   age 76   cause: heart failure
World War II pilot Lt. Colonel  William F. Smith Jr.   pilot of B-25 bomber that crashed into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building
expired 7-28-1945 in New York, New York   age 27   cause: plane crash
former Attorney General  William French Smith
born on 8-26-1917 in Wilton, New Hampshire
expired 10-29-1990   age 73
jazz pianist  William Henry Joseph Bonaparte Berthloff "Willie" Smith
¤nickname: "The Lion" 
born on 11-24-1893 in Goshen, New York
expired 4-18-1973 in New York, New York   age 79
brokerage firm honcho  Winthrop Hiram Smith   managing partner of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Beane (in 1958 his name replaced Beane's in the partnership's name); started as a clerk in 1916 at Merrill Lynch & Co.
expired 1-10-1961 in Litchfield, Connecticut   age 93   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
barrister/politician Sir  Peter Henry Berry Otway Smithers   a friend of Ian Fleming (who partly based the James Bond character on him); became a member of parliament
born on 12-9-1913 in Yorkshire, England
expired 6-8-2006 in Vico Morcote, Switzerland   age 92
Utah senator (1903-33)  Reed Smoot   co-author of the Smoot-Hawley Tariff bill of 1929
expired 2-9-1941 in Saint Petersburg, Florida   age 79
jam/jelly purveyor  Jerome Monroe Smucker   founder of the J.M. Smucker Company (1897) in Orrville, Ohio
born on 12-5-1858 in Vistula, Indiana
expired 3-??-1948 in Ohio   age 89
jelly company president  Paul H. Smucker   grandson of company founder
born on 4-21-1917
expired 12-17-1998 in Orrville, Ohio   age 81
South African Boer General (1899-02)  Jan Christiaan Smuts   South African prime minister 1919-1924 & 1939-48; involved in the creation of the League of Nations, United Nations and British Commonwealth
expired 9-11-1950 in Irene, South Africa   age 80
Nixon's 'I am not a crook' quote journailst  Richard David "Dick" Smyser   retired managing editor of the Oak Ridge, Tennessee newspaper; former president of the AP Managing Editor's Association (1973-74); at a group convention in Orlando, Florida on November 11, 1973 he asked the speaker, President Richard Nixon, the question To what extent do you think this explains possibly how something like Watergate can occur?" Nixon's response — "I have earned every cent. And in all of my years of public life I have never obstructed justice. People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. I am not a crook. I've earned everything I've got."
born on 8-19-1923 in York, Pennsylvania
expired 3-14-2005 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee   age 81   cause: congestive heart failure
former Toronto Maple LEafs owner (1926-61)  Constantine Falkland Cary Smythe   namesake of NHL trophy
born on 2-1-1895 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 11-18-1980 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 85   cause: heart attack
Andy Capp creator (1957)  Reg Smythe
¤full name: Reginald Smyth 
born on 7-10-1917 in Hartlepool, England
expired 6-13-1998 in Hartlepool England   age 80   cause: cancer
pro golfer  Samuel Jackson Snead Sr.
¤nickname: "Slammin' Sammy" 
born on 5-27-1912 in Ashwood, Virginia
expired 5-23-2002 in Hot Springs, Virginia   age 89
   Contest Selectors
1979 SB7.7%

author  Vernon J. Sneider   wrote Teahouse of the August Moon
born on 10-6-1916 in Monroe, Michigan
expired 5-1-1981 in Monroe, Michigan   age 64   cause: heart attack
immunologist  George Davis Snell   shared the 1980 Nobel prize in physiology
born on 12-19-1903 in Bradford, Massachusetts
expired 6-6-1996 in Bar Harbor, Maine   age 92
Vermont governor (1977-85 & 1990-91)  Richard Snelling
born on 2-18-1927 in Allentown, Pennsylvania
expired 8-13-1991   age 64
Hall of Fame baseball player  Edwin Donald "Duke" Snider   played for the Brooklyn Dodgers
born on 9-19-1926 in Los Angeles, California
expired 2-27-2011 in Escondido, California   age 84   cause: complications from diabetes
   Contest Selectors
2003KOHD5.6%
2004ADWC5.6%
2005ADWC4.3%
2006ADWC3.3%
2007ADWC3.2%
2008ADWC3.1%
2009DFFC3.3%
2010DFFC3.7%

AKS: Snyder
I'M A DOUCHE-BAG small-time hustler  Paul Leslie Snider   married to Dorothy Stratten; cuckolded by Peter Bogdanovich; murdered Dorothy before killing himself
born on 4-15-1951 in Canada
expired 8-14-1980 in Los Angeles, California   age 29   cause: suicide; shotgun
AKS: Snyder
actress  Carrie Snodgress   ranted & raved in the Diary of a Mad Housewife
born on 10-27-1946 in Park Ridge, Illinois
expired 4-1-2004 in Los Angeles, California   age 57   cause: heart failure; liver failure
AKS: Snodgrass
Sir  Charles Percy Snow   scientist & author
born on 10-15-1905 in London, England
expired 7-1-1980 in Leicester, England   age 74
Grand Ole Opry star  Clarence Eugene "Hank" Snow
¤nickname: "The Singing Ranger" 
born on 5-9-1914 in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada
expired 12-20-1999 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 85   cause: heart failure
journalist  Edgar Snow   first western newsman to interview Mao Tse-tung and Chou En-lai
born on 7-19-1905 in Kansas City, Missouri
expired 2-15-1972 in Eysins, Switzerland   age 66   cause: cancer
former football player  Jack Thomas Snow Sr.   played for Notre Dame & the L.A. Rams (1965-75); was a Rams broadcaster
born on 1-25-1943 in Rock Springs, Wyoming
expired 1-9-2006 in Saint Louis, Missouri   age 62   cause: staph infection
   Contest Selectors
2006PCD, RAVN6.7%
   Scored 7.5500 points

singer & songwriter  Phoebe Snow
¤real name: Phoebe Ann Laub 
born on 7-17-1950 in New York, New York
expired 4-26-2011 in Edison, New Jersey   age 60   cause: complications from brain hemorrhage
Dubya's former press secretary  Robert Anthony "Tony" Snow   had been a radio talk show host
born on 6-1-1955 in Berea, Kentucky
expired 7-12-2008 in Georgetown, Maryland   age 53   cause: colorectal cancer
   Contest Selectors
2008DFFC, LMLD, MORB, PCD, QKU, RAVN18.8%
   Scored 7.2781 points

former NFL player & coach  Bob A. Snyder   on 3 champion Bears teams in 1940s; assistant coach under Leahy at Notre Dame
born on 2-6-1913
expired 1-4-2001 in Toledo, Ohio   age 87
former college football coach  Bruce Fletcher Snyder   coached at Utah State (1976-82), Cal (1987-91) & ASU (1992-2000)
born on 3-14-1940 in Santa Monica, California
expired 4-13-2009 in Phoenix, Arizona   age 69   cause: skin cancer
 Esther Lavelle Snyder   co-founded the In-N-Out Burger chain with husband (1948)
¤née: Johnson 
born on 1-7-1920 in Sorrento, Illinois
expired 8-4-2006 in Los Angeles, California   age 86
ex-bookie  Jimmy "the Greek" Snyder
¤born: Emetrios Synodinos 
born on 9-9-1919 in Steubenville, Ohio
expired 4-21-1996 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 76   cause: coronary
homeless advocate  Mitch Snyder
born on 8-14-1943 in New York, New York
expired 7-3-1990 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 46   cause: hanged
documentary filmmaker  Robert Snyder   shared oscar for The Titan: Story of Michelangelo (1950); son-in-law of Buckminster Fuller
born on 1-16-1916
expired 3-21-2004 in Los Angeles, California   age 88   cause: pneumonia
subject of 20 Questions interview in January 1995 `Playboy Magazine'interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in February 1981 former talk show host  Tom Snyder   no more colortinis
born on 5-12-1936 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 7-29-2007 in San Francisco, California   age 71   cause: chronic lymphocitic leukemia
   Contest Selectors
2006CSI, DFFC, TBC10.0%
2007RR3.2%
   Scored 7.9000 solo points

last governor of South Rhodesia (1979-80)  Arthur Christopher John Soames   son-in-law of Winston Churchill
¤title: Baron of Fletching 
born on 10-12-1920 in Penn, England
expired 9-16-1987 in London, England   age 66
   Contest Selectors
1980 EK6.3%

 Joseph George Sobek   invented the game of Racquetball (1950)
born on 4-5-1918 in Greenwich, Connecticut
expired 3-27-1998 in Greenwich, Connecticut   age 79   cause: congestive heart failure
Werner W. Polleiner's picture of Linda on page 175 of July 1991 Playboy bikini model  Linda Elaine Sobek   appeared in July 1991 Playboy Grapevine section; murdered by Charles Rathbun
born on 7-9-1968
expired 11-16-1995 in Los Angeles County   age 27   cause: homicide; strangulation
Swaziland's  King Sobhuza II   reigned from 1921 until his death
born on 7-22-1899 in Mbabane, Swaziland
expired 8-21-1982 in Mbabane, Swaziland   age 83
paranoid/anti-semitic former National Review editor  Michael Joseph Sobran Jr.   was sacked after criticizing the rag's founder
born on 2-23-1946 in Ypsilanti, Michigan
expired 9-30-2010 in Fairfax, Virginia   age 64   cause: kidney failure; diabetes
South African black nationalist leader  Robert Mangalisco Sobukwe   co-founded the Pan African Congress
born on 12-5-1924 in Graaf-Reinet, South Africa
expired 2-27-1978 in Kimberly, South Africa   age 53   cause: lung cancer
last constitutionally-elected Cuba president (1948-52)  Carlos Prio Soccarras   overthrown by Batista in 1952
expired 4-4-1977 in Miami, Florida   age 74
atomic disintegration theorist  Frederick Soddy   was the 1921 Nobel prize winner in chemistry
born on 9-2-1877 in Eastbourne, Sussex, England
expired 9-22-1956 in Brighton, Sussex, England   age 79
Nazi actress  Kristina Söderbaum   billed as the "Ideal Aryan Woman"; appeared in anti-semitic propaganda films like Jud Süé (1940)
born on 9-5-1912 in Stockholm, Sweden
expired 2-12-2001 in Hitzacker, Lower Saxony, Germany   age 88
AKS: Soderbaum
theologian  Lars Olaf Jonathan "Nathan" Söderblom   1930 Nobel peace prize recipient
born on 1-15-1866 in Trönö, Hälsingland, Sweden
expired 7-12-1931 in Uppsala, Uppsala län, Sweden   age 65
AKS: Soderblom
biologist Dr.  Gerald Alan Soffen   chief scientist for 1976 Viking Mars missions
born on 2-7-1926 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 11-22-2000 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 74   cause: heart ailment
clam digger  Thomas Soffron   created clam strips (made from the "foot" of hard-shelled sea clams)
born on 12-10-1907
expired 2-21-2004 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 96
1966 Reuben Award winner cartoonist  Otto Soglow   created/drew The Little King strip (1934-75); received the 1966 Reuben Award
born on 12-23-1900 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 4-3-1975 in New York, New York   age 74
tv/science fiction writer  Gerald Allan "Jerry" Sohl Sr.   for original Star Trek series wrote The Corbomite Maneuver & provided story for Whom Gods Destroy
¤pseudonyms: Nathan Butler, Sean Mei Sullivan, Roberta Jean Mountjoy 
born on 12-2-1913 in Los Angeles, California
expired 11-4-2002 in Thousand Oaks, California   age 88
cover art of Valerie's screed clinically insane radical testicle-hater  Valerie Jean Solanas   founder of S.C.U.M. (Society for Cutting Up Men); shot Andy Warhol (6-3-1968)
born on 4-9-1936 in Atlantic City, New Jersey
expired 4-25-1988 in San Francisco, California   age 52   cause: pneumonia; emphysema
AKS: Solanis
Ping Golf owner  Karsten Solheim
born on 9-15-1911 in Bergen, Norway
expired 2-16-2000 in Phoenix, Arizona   age 88   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
Biblical Hebrew ruler  King Solomon
born on --973 BC
expired ??-??-933 BC   age 40
Vanguard Records co-founder (1950)  Seymour Solomon
born on 5-23-1922 in New York, New York
expired 7-18-2002 in Lennox, Massachusetts   age 80
Nicaraguan president (1/1/1925-3/14/1926) General  Carlos José Solórzano Diaz   nephew of Adolfo Diaz
born on --1860
expired 10-20-1946 in Managua, Nicaragua   age 86
Chicago Symphony Orchestra conductor Sir  Georg Solti
born on 10-21-1912 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary
expired 9-5-1997 in Antibes, France   age 84   cause: heart attack
addled urban terrorist  Patricia Michelle "Mizmoon" Soltysik   member of the SLA
¤SLA name: "Zoya" 
born on 5-??-1950
expired 5-24-1974 in Los Angeles, California   age 24   cause: self-immolation; burned to death in house during shootout with police
author  Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn   1970 Nobel Literature Prize recipient
born on 12-11-1918 in Kislovodsk, Stavropol, Russia
expired 8-3-2008 in Moscow, Russia (nearby)   age 89   cause: heart failure or stroke
   Contest Selectors
2002MORB9.1%
2005WORM4.3%
2006SPIT, WEP, 4GUE10.0%
2007SPIT, WEP, 4GUE9.7%
2008DTM, SPIT, WEP, 4GUE12.5%
   Scored 3.9125 points

AKS: Alexander
former Match Game panelist  Brett Somers   at one time married to Jack Klugman (separated in 1974; divorce completed in 1977)
¤born: Audrey Johnston 
born on 7-11-1924 in New Brunswick, Canada
expired 9-15-2007 in Westport, Connecticut   age 83   cause: stomach & colon cancer
   Contest Selectors
2001ROTS12½%
2003MB5.6%
2004LMLD5.6%
2005BYE4.3%
2006BYE, DTH, LMLD10.0%
2007BYE3.2%
   Scored 6.7000 solo points

AKS: bret sommers summers sumers brett
tv writer/producer  Jay Sommers   wrote for The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet and The Great Gildersleeve; created Green Acres (1965)
born on 1-3-1917 in New York, New York
expired 9-25-1985 in Los Angeles, California   age 68   cause: heart ailment
Nicaraguan president/dictator (1/1/1937-5/1/1947 & 5/5/1950-9/29/1956) General  Anastasio Somoza Garcia   didn't like policies of his duly-elected replacement, so he had him "removed" from office
born on 2-1-1896 in San Marcos, Nicaragua
expired 9-29-1956 in Managua, Nicaragua   age 60   cause: assassinated
former Nicaraguan dictator/president (5/1/1967-5/1/1972 & 12/1/1974-7/17/1979)  Anastasio Tachito Somoza de Bayle   son of former "president"
born on 12-5-1925 in León, Niaragua
expired 9-17-1980 in Ascuncion, Paraguay   age 54   cause: assassinated; machine gun & bazooka attack by Sandanista agents
   Contest Selectors
1979 HFS, RR, YJ23.1%
1980 BD, JH12.5%
   Scored 4.5000 points

Nicaraguan "president" (9/29/1956-5/1/63)  Luis Anastasio Somoza de Bayle   son of Anastasio; brother of Anastasio
born on 11-18-1922
expired 4-13-1967 in Managua, Nicaragua   age 45   cause: heart attack
Thai entrepeneur  Somporn Saekow   founded Thailand's first monkey training school, pioneering in using monkeys to do commercial cocoanut picking
born on --1940 in Surat Thani Province, Thailand
expired 8-20-2002 in Surat Thani Province, Thailand   age 62   cause: heart attack
actress  Gail Edith Holm   wife of Herbert Biberman; blacklisted in 1940s & 50s
born on 2-15-1899 in Litchfield, Minnesota
expired 8-4-1985 in Woodland Hills, California   age 86
former Cambodian prime minister (1967-68)  Son Sann
born on 10-5-1911 in Tram Vinh Province, Vietnam
expired 12-19-2000 in Paris, France   age 89
Khmer Rouge butcher  Son Sen   once Pol Pot's deputy; eventually betrayed by him
¤aka: "Comrade Khieu" «or» "Brother 89" 
born on 6-12-1930 in Tra Vinh Province, Annam
expired 6-10-1997 in Anlong Veng, Cambodia   age 66   cause: executed
junk-intellect essayist  Susan Sontag   it's all our fault ... we deserve what we're getting ... the whole white race is responsible ....
¤born: Susan Rosenblatt 
born on 1-16-1933 in New York, New York
expired 12-28-2004 in New York, New York   age 71   cause: leukemia
actor  Jack Soo   appeared on Barney Miller tv series as detective Nick Yemana (1975-79); World War II internee
¤born: Goro Suzuki 
born on 10-28-1915 in Oakland, California
expired 1-11-1979 in Los Angeles, California   age 63   cause: cancer of the esophagus
widow of Sun Yat-sen  Soong Ching-ling   sister of Madame Chiang Kai-shek
born on 1-27-1893 in Shanghai, China
expired 5-29-1981 in Beijing, China   age 88   cause: leukemia
Nationalist Chinese financier  T. V. Soong   a colleague of Dr. Sun Yat-sen
¤first name: Tzu-wen 
expired 4-25-1971 in San Francisco, California   age 76
civil/sanitary engineer Dr.  George Albert Soper   discovered that Typhoid Mary was a significant cause of New York City's 1904 typhoid fever outbreak
expired 6-17-1948 in Southampton, New York   age 78
royal consort  Countess Sophia Chotek von Chotkova   assassinated with husband
¤title: Duchess von Hohenberg 
born on 3-1-1868 in Stuttgart, Germany
expired 6-28-1914 in Sarejevo, Serbia, Austria-Hungary   age 46   cause: assassinated; shot
aviation pioneer Sir  Thomas O.M. Sopwith
born on 1-18-1888 in Winchester, England
expired 1-26-1989   age 101
Princess  Soraya Esfandiari Bakhitari   second wife of the Shah of Iran (1951-58)
born on 6-22-1932
expired 10-25-2001 in Paris, France   age 69
actor  Alberto Sordi
born on 6-15-1920 in Rome, Italy
expired 2-24-2003 in Rome, Italy   age 82   cause: heart attack
Master Lock Co. founder  Harry E. Soreff   invented the laminated padlock
expired 3-1-1957 in Phoenix, Arizona   age 70
former CIA director  Theodore Chaikin "Ted" Sorensen   was an advisor to & speachwriter for JFK; wrote "Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask 'what can I do for my country'"
born on 5-8-1928 in Lincoln, Nebraska
expired 10-31-2010 in New York, New York   age 82   cause: complications from stroke
AKS: Sorenson
auto executive  Charles E. Sorenson   co-designed the first Jeep
expired 8-13-1968 in Bethesda, Maryland   age 86
opera expert & record executive  Dario Soria   co-founded Angel Records with wife (1953)
born on 5-21-1912 in Rome, Italy
expired 3-28-1980 in New York, New York   age 67   cause: heart attack
 Dorle Jarmel Soria   co-founded Angel Records with husband (1953)
born on 12-14-1900
expired 7-7-2002 in New York, New York   age 101
Plantiff's Exhibit `A' retired tile setter  Nelson Sorise   smoker whose lungs got filled with asbestos from the Kent "micronite" filters; sued Lorillard Inc. (cigarette maker) & Hollingsworth & Vose (filter maker)
born on 9-1-1929
expired 1-20-1996   age 66   cause: mesothelioma
   Contest Selectors
2000 BOD
2001 DTM

actress  Ann Sothern   voice of the talking 1928 Porter on My Mother the Car tv series; wife of Robert Sterling (1943-49); mother of Tisha Sterling
¤born: Harriette Lake 
born on 1-22-1909 in Valley City, North Dakota
expired 3-15-2001 in Ketchum, Idaho   age 92   cause: heart failure
professional stuntman  Karel Soucek   eigth person to go over Niagara Falls as a stunt (July 3, 1984), in a barrel; he died six months later in the Astrodome; on 1-19-1985 he attempted to demonstrate how he did it; the demonstration went awry, fatally injuring him (the barrel hit the rim of the water tank instead of the middle)
born on 4-19-1947 in Czechoslovakia
expired 1-20-1985 in Houston, Texas   age 37   cause: massive trauma
Olympic gold medal diver  Aileen Riggin Soule   medaled in the 1920 (Antwerp) & 1924 (Paris) games; only woman to medal in both swiming & diving (silver in springboard, bronze in 100-meter breaststroke)
born on 5-2-1906 in Newport, Rhode Island
expired 10-17-2002 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 96
Pathet Lao leader  Prince Souphanouvong   Laotian president 1975-86
born on 7-12-1908 in Luang Prabang, Laos
expired 1-9-1995 in Laos   age 86
march king  John Philip Sousa   wrote The Washington Post and The Stars and Stripes Forever marches
born on 11-6-1854 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 3-6-1932 in Reading, Pennsylvania   age 77
World War II soldier  Franklin Sousley   on of the six marines who raised the flag on Mount Suribachi
born on 9-19-1925 in Hilltop, Kentucky
expired 3-21-1945 in Iwo Jima, Japan   age 19   cause: bullet wounds
pioneer aviatrix  Neta Snook Southern   Amelia Earhart's flight instructor
born on 2-14-1896
expired 3-23-1991   age 95
Dr. Strangelove author  Terry Southern   also co-wrote spoof novel Candy (1958)
born on 5-1-1924 in Alvarado, Texas
expired 10-29-1995   age 71
former Laotian prime minister (1951-75)  Prince Souvanna Phouma
born on 10-7-1901 in Luang Prabang, Laos
expired 1-10-1984 in Vientiane, Laos   age 82
baritone  Gérard Marcel Souzay
¤real name: Gérard Marcel Tisserand 
born on 12-8-1918 in Angers, France
expired 8-17-2004 in Cap d'Antibes, France   age 85
AKS: Gerard
country singer  Woodrow Wilson "Red" Sovine   had hit with Teddy Bear
born on 7-17-1918 in Charleston, West Virginia
expired 4-4-1980 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 61   cause: heart attack; injuries from car crash
screenwriter  Jack B. Sowards   wrote the story for Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) & Star Trek: TNG episode Where Silence Has Lease (1988)
born on 3-18-1929 in Texarkana, Arkansas
expired 7-8-2007 in Valley Village, California   age 78   cause: complications from ALS
organist & composer  Leo Sowerby
born on 5-1-1895 in Grand Rapids, Michigan
expired 7-7-1968 in Port Clinton, Ohio   age 73
cellist  David Seth Soyer   was a co-founder of the Guarneri Quartet (1964)
born on 2-24-1923 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 2-25-2010 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 87   cause: congestive heart failure
screen writer  Charles Spaak   co-wrote Le Grande Illusion (1937); brother of Paul-Henri
born on --1903 in Belgium
expired 3-4-1975 in Nice, France   age 71   cause: complications following operation
politician  Paul-Henri Spaak   3-time Belgian premier; NATO Secretary-General (1957-61); father of actress Catherine
born on 1-25-1899 in Schaerbeeck, Belgium
expired 7-31-1972 in Brussels, Belgium   age 73
General  Carl Andrew Spaatz   one of first 25 to receive their "wings" as a member of the Army's first Aero Squadron (1916); first Air Force Chief of Staff (1947-48)
born on 6-28-1891 in Boyertown, Pennsylvania
expired 7-14-1974 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 83   cause: congestive heart failure
movie ranch owner  George C. Spahn   provided a refuge for the Manson Family before the big murder spree
born on 2-11-1889
expired 9-22-1974   age 85
Hall of Fame pitcher  Warren Edward Spahn
born on 4-23-1921 in Buffalo, New York
expired 11-24-2003 in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma   age 82
presidential sister  Gloria Carter Spann   mother of William Carter Spann
born on 10-22-1926
expired 3-5-1990   age 63
naer-do-well presidential nephew  William Carter Spann
expired 2-2-1997 in Oakland, California   age 51   cause: died on the street in a drunken stupor
to next Pope: Paul IVto previous Pope: Julius III Catholic Church leader (1555)  Marcello Cervini Degli Spannochi   elected 223rd Pope of the Roman Catholic Church April 4, 1555; only lasted 22 days
¤Pope Marcellus II 
born on 5-6-1501 in Monte Pulciano, Tuscany
expired 5-6-1555 in Rome, Italy   age 54
novelist  Muriel Sarah Spark   wrote The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1962); a devout Catholic, she died on Good Friday
¤née: Camberg 
born on 2-1-1918 in Edinburgh, Scotland
expired 4-14-2006 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy   age 88
   Contest Selectors
2005WORM4.3%

former Alabama Senator (1947-79)  John Sparkman
born on 12-20-1899 in Morgan County, Alabama
expired 11-16-1985 in Huntsville, Alabama   age 85
   Contest Selectors
1979 HA7.7%
1980 HA6.3%

Bell Labs physicist  Morgan Sparks   worked on the development of second generation transistors (1948-51); former president of Sandia National Laboratory (1972-81)
born on 7-6-1916 in Pagosa Springs, Colorado
expired 5-3-2008 in Fullerton, California   age 91   cause: congestive heart failure
World War II British marine  William Edward "Bill" Sparks   last surviving "Cockleshell Hero"
born on 9-5-1922 in London, England
expired 11-30-2002 in Alfriston, England   age 80
chemist Dr.  William J. Sparks   co-inventor of synthetic butyl rubber
born on 2-26-1904 in Wilkinson, Indiana
expired 10-23-1976 in Coral Gables, Florida   age 72
Boston Red Sox (1908-15) & Cleveland Indians (1916-26) hall of fame center fielder  Tris Speaker
expired 12-8-1958 in Whitney, Texas   age 70
songwriter  Oley Speaks   wrote On the Road to Mandalay
expired 8-27-1948 in New York, New York   age 74
Our Gang child actor  Harry Spear   spenty his adult life in the U.S. Navy
¤real name: Harry Sherman Bonner 
born on 12-16-1921 in Los Angeles, California
expired 9-22-2006 in San Diego, California   age 84   cause: kidney cancer
bandleader  Sammy Shapiro Spear   Jackie Gleason's bandleader on tv shows after Ray Block
born on 5-31-1909 in New York, New York
expired 3-11-1975 in Miami Lakes, Florida   age 65   cause: heart attack
 Alma Smith Carthan Gaines Spearman   mother of Mamie Till; grandmother of murder victim Emmett Till
born on 1-24-1902
expired 11-??-1981 in Chicago, Illinois   age 79
Read the warning label, fool! Don't smoke this crap. Don't smoke, period. Save the money that otherwise would flow into the pockets of greedy politicians & cynical corporate executives. former Lorillard Tobacco CEO  Alexander Spears III   It is his sworn testimony that "it has not been scientifically proven that smoking cases illness in human beings." As Chief Operating Officer of Lorillard in 1994 testified before congress that he didn't believe that nicotine was addictive or caused disease. A master of the SWM Defense.
expired 1-29-2001 in Durham, North Carolina   age 68   cause: mesothelioma
to October 1961 Playmate of Monthto August 1961 Playmate of Month Playboy September 1961 Playmate of Month & 1962 Playmate of Year  Christa Speck   was married to puppeteer Marty Krofft (H.R. Pufnstuf)
born on 8-1-1942 in Danzig, Germany (now Gdansk, Poland)
expired 3-22-2013 in Los Angeles, California   age 70   cause: "natural causes"
mass-murderer  Richard Franklin Speck
born on 12-6-1941 in Kirkwood, Illinois
expired 12-5-1991 in Joliet, Illinois   age 49   cause: heart attack
author  Auguste Comte Spectorsky   wrote The Exurbanites (1955); associate publisher & editorial director of Playboy magazine; buried at sea
born on 8-13-1910 in Paris, France
expired 1-17-1972 in Saint Croix, Virgin Islands   age 61   cause: stroke
British spymaster Sir  David Roland Spedding   former head of M.I.6. (1994-99)
¤aka: "C
born on 3-7-1943
expired 6-13-2001 in London, England   age 58   cause: lung cancer
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in June 1971 ex-Nazi architect/war criminal  Albert Speer   managed much of Germany industry during World War II as Reich's Minister of Armaments & War Production (replacing Fritz Todt after 1942 plane crash); released from Spandau Prison 10/1/1966
born on 3-19-1905 in Mannheim, Germany
expired 9-1-1981 in London, England   age 76   cause: cerebral hemorrhage
   Contest Selectors
1979 HFS, RR15.4%

U.S. Navy pilot Lt.Commander  Michael Scott Speicher   downed over Iraq in the opening hours of the first Gulf War; body discovered in June of 2009
born on 7-12-1957 in Kansas City, Missouri
expired 1-17-1991 in Wadi Thumayal, al-Anbar Province, Iraq   age 33   cause: crash landing
schlock tv producer  Aaron Spelling   has brought us Johnny Ringo, Charlie's Angels (co-creator), The Love Boat, Fantasy Island (co-creator), Beverly Hills, 90210 and Melrose Place
born on 4-22-1923 in Dallas, Texas
expired 6-23-2006 in Los Angeles, California   age 83   cause: complications from stroke; Alzheimer's disease
   Contest Selectors
2003MB5.6%
2004EOD, LMLD, NFG16.7%
2005GHG, NFG8.7%
2006DTH, LMLD, NFG, RIE, TFM16.7%
   Scored 4.3563 points

New York Cardinal  Francis Joseph Spellman
born on 5-4-1889
expired 12-2-1967 in New York, New York   age 78
 Hans Spemann   received the 1935 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 6-27-1869 in Stuttgart, Germany
expired 9-9-1941 in Frieburg, Germany   age 72
guitarist  Alexander "Skip" Spence   co-founder of Moby Grape (1966) and Jefferson Airplane (1966; played drums in the band); suffered from severe mental illness
born on 4-18-1946 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada
expired 4-16-1999 in Santa Cruz, California   age 52   cause: lung cancer
South Carolina congressman (1971-2001)  Floyd Davidson Spence
born on 4-9-1928 in Columbia, South Carolina
expired 8-16-2001 in Jackson, Mississippi   age 73   cause: complications from brain surgery; Ramsay Hunt syndrome
writer  Hartzell Spence   founder/executive editor of Yank; popularized the term "pinup"
born on 2-15-1908 in Clarion, Iowa
expired 5-9-2001 in Essex, Connecticut   age 93
mathematician Dr.  Donald Clayton Spencer   co-developer of Theory of Deformation of Complex Structures; mentor to Dr. John F. Nash
born on 4-25-1912 in Boulder, Colorado
expired 12-23-2001 in Durango, Colorado   age 89
the Monitor of Metaluna as he appeared on Exeter's Interociter screen character actor  Douglas Spencer   played the reporter "Scotty" in The Thing From Another World (1951; he spoke the movie's final dialog "Watch the skies ... everywhere. Keep looking. Keep watching the skies!") and the Monitor (ruler) of Metaluna in This Island Earth (1955)
¤born: William Henry Mesenkop 
born on 2-10-1910 in Illinois
expired 10-6-1960   age 50
U.S. Navy commander  Earl Winfield Spencer   first husband of the Duchess of Windsor; naval aviation pioneer
expired 5-29-1950 in San Diego, California   age 61
 Edward John Spencer   father of Princess Di
¤title: The Eighth Earl of Spencer 
born on 1-24-1924 in London, England
expired 3-29-1992 in London, England   age 68
philosopher & sociologist  Herbert Spencer   first to popularize the term "evolution"; coined the phrase "survival of the fittest" (1852)
born on 4-27-1820 in Derby, Derbyshire, England
expired 12-8-1903 in Brighton, Sussex, England   age 83
typographer  Herbert Spencer   an editor/contributor to the defunct graphic design journal Typographica (1949-63)
born on 6-22-1924 in London, England
expired 3-11-2002 in Falmouth, England   age 77   cause: bronchial pneumonia
actor  John Spencer   played Leo McGarry on The West Wing
¤born: John Speshock 
born on 12-20-1946 in New York, New York
expired 12-16-2005 in Los Angeles, California   age 58   cause: heart attack
electronics researcher  Percy LeBaron Spencer   invented the microwave oven (1946); the first thing made in the oven: popcorn!
born on 7-9-1894 in Howland, Maine
expired 9-7-1970 in Newton, Massachusetts   age 76
Winston's widow  Clementine Ogilvy Hozier Spencer-Churchill
¤title: Baroness Spencer-Churchill of Chartwell 
expired 12-12-1977 in London, England   age 92
Great Lakes sailor  William J. Spengler   Watchman aboard the Edmund Fitzgerald
born on 9-11-1916
expired 11-10-1975 in Eastern Lake Superior, Canada   age 59   cause: drowned when ship foundered
character actress  Wendie Jo Sperber
born on 9-15-1958 in Northridge, California
expired 11-29-2005 in Sherman Oaks, California   age 47   cause: breast cancer
   Contest Selectors
2003MB5.6%
2004ANG, LMLD, NFG, RIE22.2%
2005ADWC, ANG, DTM, NFG, QKU, RIE26.1%
   Scored 7.8781 points

AKS: Wendy Wendi
former L.A. County Marshal (1971-74)  Timothy Sperl   aspiring actor with parts in: Paris After Midnight (1951), Glen or Glenda (as the psychiatrist Dr. Alton; 1953), Jail Bait (as Vic Brady; 1954) & Girl Gang (1954)
¤born: Harry Sperl Jr.
stage name: Timothy Farrell 
born on 6-26-1922 in Los Angeles, California
expired 5-9-1989 in Santa Monica, California   age 66   cause: heart attack
 Roger Wolcott Sperry   shared the 1981 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 8-20-1913 in Hartford, Connecticut
expired 4-17-1994 in Pasadena, California   age 80
 Thomas A. Sperry   co-founded company that created the S&H Green Stamps with Shelly Hutchinson (1896)
born on --1864
expired 9-2-1913 in New York, New York   age 49   cause: ptomaine poisoning
Preparation H inventor  George Speri Sperti
born on 1-17-1900 in Covington, Kentucky
expired 4-29-1991   age 91
Broadway comedy writer  Samuel Spewack   wrote Kiss Me, Kate (1949) with wife Bela
born on 9-16-1899 in Ukraine
expired 10-14-1971 in New York, New York   age 72   cause: blood cancer
 Chaike Belchatowska Spiegel   one of the last surviving Warsaw Ghetto ZOB combatants
born on 11-11-1920 in Warsaw, Poland
expired 3-26-2002 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada   age 81
geophysicist, meteorologist, futurist  Athelstan Frederick Spilhaus   did pioneering work in remote data acquisition/sensing; one of his high-altitude sensor balloons crashed near Roswell, New Mexico in 1947, setting off years of UFO hysteria and providing fodder for numerous tv series & movies
born on 11-25-1911 in Cape Town, South Africa
expired 3-30-1998 in Middleburg, Virginia   age 86
detective story author  Frank Morrison "Mickey" Spillane   created detective Mike Hammer
born on 3-9-1918 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 7-17-2006 in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina   age 88
   Contest Selectors
2004NFG5.6%
2005NFG, WORM8.7%
2006ADWC, NFG, 4GUE10.0%
   Scored 4.3250 points

pathologist Sir  Bernard Spilsbury   authority on homicide
expired 12-17-1947 in London, England   age 70   cause: suicide; filled his lab with lethal gas
NAACP president (1940-66)  Arthur B. Spingarn
expired 12-1-1971 in New York, New York   age 93
philosopher  Baruch Benedictus de Spinoza   wrote Ethics Demonstrated with Geometrical Order (1674)
born on 11-24-1632 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
expired 2-20-1677 in The Hague, The Netherlands   age 44
Spiratone photo accessories business founder (1941)  Fred Spira   a photography historian and collector of photo gadgets; helped the industry standardize accesories across manufacturer's lines
¤born: Sigfried Franz Spira 
born on 8-7-1924 in Vienna, Austria
expired 9-2-2007 in Queens, New York, New York   age 83   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
 Carl Friedrich Georg Spitteler   the Nobel literature laureate for 1919
born on 4-24-1845 in Liestal, Canton of Baselland, Switzerland
expired 12-29-1924 in Lucerne, Switzerland   age 79
 Abe M. Spitzer   radio operator aboard the B-29 Bockscar
born on 3-20-1912 in New York, New York
expired 5-25-1984 in White Plains, New York   age 72   cause: traffic accident
 Charlie Spivak
born on 2-17-1906 in New Haven, Connecticut
expired 3-1-1982 in Greenville, South Carolina   age 76
Meet the Press co-creator  Lawrence Edmund Spivak   second moderator of program
born on 6-11-1900 in New York, New York
expired 3-9-1994 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 93
child psychologist Dr.  Benjamin McLane Spock   not the Vulcan; ran for president in 1972 under the banner of a full diaper load; won 1924 Olympic gold medal for crew
born on 5-2-1903 in New Haven, Connecticut
expired 3-15-1998 in San Diego, California   age 94
   Contest Selectors
1979 VM7.7%
1980 DR, VA12.5%

inventor  Earl I. Sponable   co-developer of Thalofide infrared photo-electric cell & Movietone sound-on-film process (1926)
born on 9-18-1895 in Burlington Flats, New York
expired 11-16-1977 in Champlain, New York   age 82   cause: cancer
to next Pope: Innocent IXto previous Pope: Urban VII Catholic Church leader (1590-1591)  Niccolò Spondrati   elected 230th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church December 15, 1590; he issued an edited threatening to excommunicate people caught wagering on his death (the earliest recorded incidence of a Dead Pool contest) — he lasted all of 10 months in the Papacy!
¤Pope Gregory XIV 
born on 2-11-1535 in Somma, Italy
expired 10-15-1591 in Rome, Italy   age 56
educator  William Archibald Spooner   became known for his verbal transpositions (spoonerisms)
born on 7-22-1844 in London, England
expired ??-??-1930   age 85
movie pioneer  George K. Spoor   co-founded Chicago's Essanay Film Co. (1897; "S. and A."); briefly employed Ben Turpin & Charlie Chaplin; studio closed in 1916; blew his fortune developing a 3-D film process in the 1920s & 30s (released Danger Lights in 1930)
expired 11-24-1953 in Chicago, Illinois   age 81
character actor  Gervase Duan Spradlin   a former lawyer for Phillips Petroleum; portrayed Rev. Lynn Lemon in Ed Wood (1994)
born on 8-31-1920 in Pauls Valley, Daylight Township, Garvin County, Oklahoma
expired 7-24-2011 in San Luis Obispo, California   age 90
   Contest Selectors
2007TFM3.2%
2008TFM3.1%
2009TFM3.3%

AKS: Gervais
Chi-Chi's restaurant patron  John C. Spratt   on October 5th ate contaminated scallions
born on 2-25-1957
expired 11-14-2003 in Oakland, Pennsylvania   age 46   cause: liver failure; Hepatitis A
sugar heir  Adolph Bernard Spreckels Sr.
expired 6-28-1924 in San Francisco, California   age 67
art patroness  Alma Emma Charlotte Corday le Normand de Bretteville Spreckels   widow of sugar heir Adolph Spreckels
¤maiden name:de Bretteville 
born on 3-24-1881 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 8-7-1968 in San Francisco, California   age 87
west coast sugar magnate  Claus Spreckels
born on 7-9-1828 in Lamstedt, Germany
expired 1-10-1908 in San Francisco, California   age 79
The exit to Zzyzx, California on I-15 between Las Vegas and L.A. charlatan "preacher"  Curtis Howe Springer   in 1944 founded the Zzyzx Spa at Soda Springs in California's Mojave Desert — of course, you get there via Zzyzx Road; eventually his mineral claim was voided by the BLM & the site was reclaimed
born on 12-2-1896
expired 8-??-1985 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 88
singer  Dusty Springfield   had 1964 hit with Wishin' and Hopin'
¤born: Mary Isabel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien 
born on 4-16-1939 in Hampstead, London, England
expired 3-2-1999 in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England   age 59   cause: breast cancer
former AFL running back  Ronald Edward Springs   father of Shawn Springs; had been in an "irreversible" coma following cardiac arrest during cyst removal surgery; had kidney transplant in 2007
born on 11-4-1956 in Williamsburg, Virginia
expired 5-12-2011 in Dallas, Texas   age 54   cause: to be determined; kidney failure; diabetes
   Contest Selectors
2007PUD3.2%
2008DFFC, DTM, JCM, PCD, RAVN, RIE18.8%
2009ADWC, ANG, DFFC, DTM, JCM, LMLD, PCD, RAVN, RIE, TBC33.3%
2010ANG, DFFC, DTM, JCM, LMLD, PCD, RAVN, RIE29.6%

AKS: Spring
Go-Go dancer  Nancy Spungen
expired 10-12-1978 in New York, New York   age 20   cause: stabbed to death
former U.S. Army Major General  George Owen Squier   chief of Army Air Service (1916-18) & Signal Office (1917-23); invented "Wired Radio" (1922) that became Muzak
expired 3-24-1934 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 69   cause: pneumonia
actor  Robert Stack   Anne Frank's favorite actor; played Eliot Ness on The Untouchables tv series
¤born: Robert Modini 
born on 1-13-1919 in Los Angeles, California
expired 5-14-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 84   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
2003COCO, RAVN, TMTX16.7%
   Scored 4.7250 points

former Michigan congressman (1963-64)  Neil Oliver Staebler   treasurer for JFK's 1960 presidential campaign; ran for Michigan governor (1964; lost to Romney)
born on 7-11-1905 in Ann Arbor, Michigan
expired 12-8-2000 in Ann Arbor, Michigan   age 95   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
pop singer  Jo Elizabeth Stafford   sang with the Tommy Dorsey Band (1939-42); won the Best Comedy Album Grammy (1960) with 2nd husband Paul Weston (for "Jonathan and Darlene Edwards in Paris")
born on 11-12-1917 in Coalinga, California
expired 7-13-2008 in Century City, California   age 90   cause: congestive heart failure
   Contest Selectors
2007TFM3.2%
2008TFM3.1%
   Scored 6.0000 solo points

cover of the August 1958 issue of 'Playboy' magazine with playmate Marian Staffordcover of the January 1958 issue of 'Playboy' magazine with playmate Marian Staffordcover of the March 1956 issue of 'Playboy' magazine with playmate Marian Staffordto April 1956 Playmate of Monthto February 1956 Playmate of Month Playboy March 1956 Playmate of Month & cover model  Marian Stafford   Playboy's first 3-page foldout (centerfold); was on of Jan Murray's assistants on the Treasure Hunt tv game show
on November 11, 2006 a note was posted on the Yahoo PML1 group stating that her granddaughter had confirmed that Marian had died "a while ago"; the date-of-death posted here is probably off by a substantial amount of time: weeks, months, possibly years; not knowing her surname at death prevents us from ascertaining her actual dates of birth & death through the SSDI; the date of birth posted at Wikipedia (2-7-33) is most likely in error

born on 2-7-1933 in Houston, Texas
expired 11-??-2006   age 73
legendary University of Chicago football coach  Amos Alonzo Stagg   helped pioneer the forward pass and T-formation; has an obscure connection to the first A-Bomb
born on 8-16-1862 in West Orange, New Jersey
expired 3-17-1965 in Stockton, California   age 102
former West Virginia congressman (1949-81)  Harley Orrin Staggers
born on 8-3-1907 in Keyser, Washington
expired 8-20-1991 in Cumberland, Maryland   age 84
first President of Finland (1919-25)  Kaarlo Juho Stahlberg
expired 9-22-1952 in Helsinki, Finland   age 87
A.E. Staley founder  Augustus Eugene Staley Sr.   famous for his syrup
expired 12-26-1940 in Miami, Florida   age 73
Alice in Chains lead singer  Layne Thomas Staley
born on 8-22-1967 in Kirkland, Washington
expired 4-5-2002 in Seattle, Washington   age 34   cause: cocaine & heroin overdose
brutal, paranoid, Soviet commie dictator  Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin   ruled Soviet Union with a lead hand from 1924 until his death; millions died from his blunders, edicts, whims and paranoia; purged much of the Soviet Army officer corps before World War II
born on 12-21-1879 in Gori, Russia
expired 3-5-1953 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 73   cause: stroke
prolific Warner Brothers cartoon composer (1936-58)  Carl S. Stalling   his work ranged from Looney Tunes to Merry Melodies; he got his start with Walt Disney scoring the music for the 2nd & 3rd Mickey Mouse cartoons
born on 11-10-1891 in Lexington, Missouri
expired 11-29-1972 in Hollywood, California   age 81
hairdresser & bluegrass fiddler  Art Stamper
born on 11-1-1933 in Hindman, Knott County, Kentucky (near)
expired 1-23-2005 in Louisville, Kentucky   age 71   cause: throat cancer
Methodist minister Rev.  Shirley Bulah Stamps   in 1951 her parents sued on her behalf to permit her to attend a nearby "white" school aboard a "restricted" school bus; the presiding judge ruled in her favor; subsequent appeals were eventually bundled together before the Supreme Court (in Brown v. Topeka Board of Education Supreme Court ruling, 5/17/1954)
born on 1-30-1944
expired 5-28-2003 in Wilmington, Delaware   age 59   cause: heart attack
blacklisted character actor  Lionel Jay Stander   played Max on Hart to Hart
born on 1-11-1909 in New York, New York
expired 11-30-1994   age 86
Progressive Conservative Party politician  Robert Lorne Stanfield   former premier of Nova Scotia
born on 4-11-1914 in Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
expired 12-16-2003 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada   age 89   cause: "a long illness"
Top Cat whiny-voiced comic  Arnold Stang   provided the voice of the tv cartoon character Top Cat; was the spokesperson for Chunky chocolate chunk candy
born on 9-28-1918 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 12-20-2009 in Newton, Massachusetts   age 91   cause: pneumonia
war criminal  Franz Stangl   Treblinka and Sobobor concentration camp commander (1942-43)
expired 6-28-1971 in Düsseldorf, Germany   age 63
baseball 2nd baseman  Edward Raymond "Eddie" Stanky   coached the Chicago White Sox and the Texas Rangers (for one game)
born on 9-3-1916 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 6-6-1999 in Fairhope, Arkansas   age 82   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
1980 JW6.3%

hat fancier  Edward Stanley   popularized a style of male headgear
¤title: 12th Earl of Derby 
born on 9-12-1752
expired 10-21-1834   age 82
character actress  Florence Stanley   portrayed Det. Fish's wife Bernice on Barney Miller tv series
born on 7-1-1924 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 10-3-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 79   cause: complications from stroke
Canadian Governor-general (1888-93)  Frederick Arthur Stanley Earl of Derby   donated a cup to champion amateur hockey teams (1893-1912); eventually that cup then started to be awarded to champion professional teams (starting in 1913); the cup's name? the Stanley Cup
¤later Lord Stanley of Preston 
born on 1-15-1841 in London, England
expired 6-14-1908 in Kent, England   age 67
the Oscar statuette L.A.-area sculptor  George M. Stanley   sculpted & fabricated the Motion Picture Academy's first oscar statuettes from Cedric Gibbons' design
born on 4-26-1903 in Acadia Parish, Louisiana
expired 5-??-1970 in Los Angeles, California   age 67
radio astronomer  Gordon J. Stanley
born on 7-1-1921 in Cambridge, New Zealand
expired 12-17-2001 in Monterey, California   age 80   cause: complications from progressive supranuclear palsey
actress  Kim Stanley   was The Goddess (1958); was the offscreen narrator (the adult Scout Finch) of To Kill a Mockingbird (1962); played Big Momma in tv production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1985)
¤born: Patricia Kimberley Reid 
born on 2-11-1925 in Tularosa, New Mexico
expired 8-20-2001 in Santa Fe, New Mexico   age 76   cause: uterine cancer
biochemist  Wendell Meredith Stanley Jr.   shared the 1946 Nobel chemistry prize
born on 8-16-1904 in Ridgeville, Indiana
expired 6-15-1971 in Salamanca, Spain   age 66
Nixon Commerce Secretary (1969-72)  Maurice Hubert Stans   as head of CREEP he raised a lot of "hush" money to pay for and pay off the Watergate "plumbers"; got a bunch from crooked financier Robert Vesco
born on 3-22-1908 in Shakopee, Minnesota
expired 4-14-1998 in Pasadena, California   age 90   cause: heart failure
 Vivian Anthony Stanshall   former leader of rock group Bonzo Dog Band
¤monicker: "Ginger Geezer" 
born on 3-21-1943 in Shillingford, England (or maybe London)
expired 3-5-1995 in London, England   age 51   cause: smoke inhalation (apartment fire)
longtime Volkswagon World-Wide chairman  Arthur Stanton   husband of actress Joan A. Stanton
born on 1-17-1918 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 1-20-1987 in Maui, Hawaii   age 69   cause: heart faliure
erotic illustrator  Eric Stanton   drew Bettie Page in the 1950s
¤born: Ernest A. Stanzoni 
born on 9-30-1926 in New York, New York
expired 3-17-1999 in West Haven, Connecticut   age 72   cause: complications from strokes
former CBS president (1946-71) Dr.  Frank Nicholas Stanton
born on 3-20-1908 in Muskegon, Michigan
expired 12-24-2006 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 98
   Contest Selectors
1979RR7.7%
1980RR6.3%
2000RR14%
2001RR12½%
2002RR9.1%
2003COCO, RR11.1%
2004RR5.6%
2005RR4.3%
2006RR3.3%
   Scored 5.2000 solo points

to July 1978 Playmate of Monthto May 1978 Playmate of Month Playboy June 1978 Playmate of Month  Gail Stanton   first Playboy appearance - April 1977 "Girls of the New South" pictorial
¤real name: Brenda Gail Stone 
born on 11-19-1954 in Memphis, Tennessee
expired 11-21-1996 in Memphis, Tennessee   age 42   cause: intestinal blockage & kidney failure
retired Broadway/radio actress  Joan Alexander Stanton   mother of novelist Joan Stanton Hitchcock; portrayed Lois Lane in the 1940s radio Adventures of Superman (replaced by Phyllis Coates on tv); was also first to portray Della Street on the Perry Mason radio series; had filed suit against her business manager claiming that she had been defrauded of tens of millions of dollars that her late husband had left to her
¤born: Louise Abras
ex-Mrs. John Sylvester White
ex-Mrs. Robert Crowley
widow of Arthur Stanton 
born on 4-16-1915 in Saint Paul, Minnesota
expired 5-21-2009 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 94   cause: intestinal blockage
Stanton Magnetics founder  Walter O. Stanton   invented slide-in phonograph stylus (1940s)
born on 9-29-1914 in Canton, Ohio
expired 4-16-2001 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida   age 86
Double Indemnity actress  Barbara Stanwyck   played matriarch Victoria Barkley on The Big Valley tv series
¤born: Ruby Stevens 
born on 7-16-1907 in New York, New York
expired 1-20-1990 in Santa Monica, California   age 82   cause: congestive heart failure
   Contest Selectors
1979 HFS7.7%

White Star line crewperson  Sarah Agnes Stap   transferred from the Olympic to the Titanic (employed as a "matron"); eventually worked on the Britanic
born on --18?? in aboard her father's ship
expired ??-??-1938   age ??
Staples Singers patriarch  Roebuck "Pops" Staples
born on 12-28-1914 in Winona, Mississippi
expired 12-19-2000 in Dolton, Illinois   age 85   cause: heart attack
Denver mayor (1923-31, 1935-47)  Benjamin F. Stapleton   the Denver airport is named after him
expired 5-22-1950 in Denver, Colorado   age 80   cause: heart attack
actress  Lois Maureen Stapleton   won the Best Supporting Actress oscar for portraying anarchist Emma Goldman in Reds (1981)
born on 6-21-1925 in Troy, New York
expired 3-13-2006 in Lenox, Massachusetts   age 80   cause: chronic pulmonary disease
   Contest Selectors
2005SPAM4.3%
20064GUE3.3%
   Scored 7.0000 solo points

aerospace pioneer Dr.  John Paul Stapp   Air Force Colonel; for years was Mr. Rocket Sled, testing various ejection seats, harnesses and belts to be worn by pilots and astronauts; first victim of the notorious Murphy's Law
born on 7-11-1910 in Bahia, Brazil
expired 11-13-1999 in Alamagordo, New Mexico   age 89
Hall of Fame Pittsburg Pirates baseball player (1962-82)  Wilver Dornel "Willie" Stargell   died on opening day
¤aka: "Pops" 
born on 3-6-1940 in Earlsboro, Oklahoma
expired 4-9-2001 in Wilmington, North Carolina   age 61   cause: stroke
retired Admiral  Harold Raynsford Stark   chief of naval operations at time of Pearl Harbor attack; relieved of that post after the attack
born on 11-12-1880 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
expired 8-20-1972 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 91   cause: heart attack
physicist  Johannes Stark   received the 1919 Nobel prize in physics; was a really big fan of Hitler & the Nazis, earning him a 4-year "de-Nazifiction" prison sentence following World War II
born on 4-15-1874 in Schickenhof, Bavaria, Germany
expired 10-4-1959 in Traunstein, Upper Bavaria, Germany   age 85
agent-turned-producer  Ray Stark   received 1980 Irving Thalberg Award
born on 10-3-1914 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 1-17-2004 in West Hollywood, California   age 89   cause: heart failure
1958 serial killer  Charles Starkweather
born on 11-24-1938 in Lincoln, Nebraska
expired 6-24-1959 in Lincoln, Nebraska   age 20   cause: executed
1952/56 Olympic track star  Aeriwentha Mae Faggs Starr   mentor of Wilma Rudolph
born on 4-10-1932 in Mays Landing, New Jersey
expired 1-27-2000 in Woodlawn, Ohio   age 67   cause: cancer
soul singer  Edwin Starr   wrote Oh How Happy; his biggest hit - War (1970)
¤born: Charles Edwin Hatcher 
born on 1-21-1942 in Nashville, Tennessee
expired 4-2-2003 in Nottingham, England   age 61   cause: heart attack
social reformer  Ellen Gates Starr   co-founder of Hull House (1889)
born on --1859 in Laona, Illinois
expired 2-10-1940 in Suffern, New York   age 80
 Floyd Starr   founded Michigan boys home Starr Commonwealth; inspired Father Flanagan to found Boy's Town
born on 5-1-1883
expired 8-27-1980   age 97
troubled Alice In Chains bassist  Michael Christopher "Mike" Starr   had appeared on VH1's Celebrity Rehab show
born on 4-4-1966 in Honolulu, Hawaii
expired 3-8-2011 in Salt Lake City, Utah   age 44   cause: «tbd»
architect & contractor  Paul Starrett   built the Empire State Building & Lincoln Memorial
born on 11-25-1866 in Lawrence, Kansas
expired 7-5-1957 in Greenwich, Connecticut   age 90
Chicago newspaperman  Vincent Starrett   a co-founder of the Baker Street Irregulars (1934)
born on 10-26-1886
expired 1-5-1974 in Chicago, Illinois   age 87
former Greek president (1974-5)  Michalis Dimitriou Stasinopoulos
born on 7-27-1903 in Kalamata, Messinia, Greece
expired 10-31-2002 in Athens, Greece   age 99
Minnesota governor (1938-45)  Harold Edward Stassen   nine-time Republican presidential candidate (1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976 & 1988); a signer of the United Nations Charter (1945)
born on 4-13-1907 in West Saint Paul, Minnesota
expired 3-4-2001 in Bloomington, Minnesota   age 93   cause: "natural causes"
   Contest Selectors
1979 RR7.7%
1980 DW, HA12.5%
2000 ANG14%
2001 ANG, ROTS25%
   Scored 4.4500 points

chef  George L. Stathakis   fifth person to go over Niagara Falls as a stunt, in a barrel (a big, air-tight, wooden 10-footer that he had built special, on July 4, 1930); the sealed barrel got trapped behind the waterfall for 12-22+ hours — he ran out of air
born on --1884 in Greece
expired 7-4-1930 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada   age 46   cause: suffocated
AKS: Stakathis Strathakis
Dr.  Herman Staudinger   winner of the 1953 Nobel prize in chemistry
born on 3-23-1881 in Worms, Germany
expired 9-8-1965 in Freiburg in Breishau, Germany   age 84
former kidnap victim  Steven Stayner   brother of killer Cary
born on 4-18-1965
expired 9-16-1989   age 24   cause: hit and run motorcycle accident
airplane designer  Lloyd Stearman   first president of Lockheed Aircraft Corp. (1930-35)
born on 10-26-1898 in Wellsford, Kansas
expired 4-3-1975 in Northridge, California   age 76   cause: cancer
tv sitcom pioneer  John A. "Johnny" Stearns   with wife Mary Key starred on Dumont/NBC/CBS network sitcom (1947-50); one of the original producers of the Tonight Show
born on 10-23-1916 in Billerica, Massachusetts
expired 12-1-2001 in Newport Beach, California   age 85   cause: complications from fall
oscar winning movie special effects artist & gadgeteer  John Stears   created model of the Titanic for A Night to Remember (1958), James Bond's weapons-studded Astin Martin (Goldfinger), the Jedi Knight Light Sabre, the 'droids R2-D2 and C-3PO, the land speeder & the Death Star for Star Wars
born on 8-25-1934 in Uxbridge, England
expired 6-28-1999 in Los Angeles, California   age 64   cause: stroke
Bath School bombing survivor  Eva Babcock Stebleton
born on 9-5-1912
expired 4-13-2002 in Lansing, Michigan   age 89
retired machine shop die sinker  Floyd L. Stebleton Sr.   one of the last Bath School bombing survivors
born on 5-13-1910 in Bath, Michigan
expired 5-31-2006 in Lansing, Michigan   age 96
AKS: Stebelton
cult cinema drech-meister  Raymond Dennis Steckler   gave the word The Thrill Killers (1964), The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became mixed-up Zombies (1964), Rat Pfink a Boo Boo (1966) & Debbie Does Las Vegas (1981)
¤aka: "Cash Flagg", "Cindy Lou Sutters", "Sven Hellstrom", "Wolfgang Schmidt", .... 
born on 1-25-1938 in Reading, Pennsylvania
expired 1-7-2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 70   cause: heart failure
U.S. Social Democratic Party co-founder (1897)  Seymour Stedman   vice presidential candidate in 1920 (with Debs)
expired 7-9-1948 in Chicago, Illinois   age 76
movie actor  Anthony Maitland Steel   Sir Stephen in The Story of O (1975)
¤aka: Mr. Anita Ekberg (1956-59) 
born on 5-21-1920 in London, England
expired 3-21-2001 in Northwood, Middlesex, England   age 80
subject of 20 Questions interview in August 1995 `Playboy Magazine' former Columbia Pictures studio head (1987-91)  Dawn Steel
born on 8-19-1946 in New York, New York
expired 12-20-1997 in Los Angeles, California   age 51   cause: brain tumor
Pepsi-Cola head  Alfred N. Steele   husband of Joan Crawford
expired 4-19-1959 in New York, New York   age 57
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame disk jockey  Allison Steele
¤nickname: "The Night Bird" 
expired 9-27-1995   age 58   cause: lung cancer
AKS: Alison Steel
1960s KHJ Rock & Roll dj "The Real"  Don Steele
born on 4-1-1936 in Los Angeles, California
expired 8-5-1997 in Los Angeles, California   age 61   cause: lung cancer
book illustrator  Frederick D. Steele   did artwork for books by Kipling, Twain, Doyle and Conrad
expired 7-5-1944 in New York, New York   age 70
actress  Simonetta Stefanelli   played Michael Corleone's blownup bride Appolonia in The Godfather (1972); did March 1974 Playboy pictorial
born on 11-30-1954 in Rome, Italy
expired 7-23-2006 in Rome, Italy   age 51   cause: cancer
tv writer/producer  Joseph William Stefano   wrote the screenplay for Psycho (1960); a co-creator/writer/producer of the original ABC series The Outer Limits (1963-65) & consultant on the more recent syndicated series; wrote the Skin of Evil episode for Star Trek: The Next Generation
born on 5-5-1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 8-25-2006 in Thousand Oaks, California   age 84   cause: complications from fall
character actor  Edgar Stehli   played Dr. Einstein in Arsenic and Old Lace
born on 7-12-1884 in Lyon, Rhône, Rhône-Alps, France
expired 7-25-1973 in Upper Montclair, New York   age 89
photographer  Edward Jean Steichen
¤born: Edouard Jean Steichen 
born on 3-27-1879 in Luxembourg
expired 3-25-1973 in West Redding, Connecticut   age 93
author, artist, New Yorker cartoonist (1930-2003)  William Steig   wrote picture book Shrek (1990; made into 2002 movie)
born on 11-14-1907 in New York, New York
expired 10-3-2003 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 95   cause: natural causes
   Contest Selectors
2003JL5.6%
   Scored 5.5000 solo points

interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in July 1969 actor  Rodney Stephen Steiger   played Marty in 1953 tv broadcast; won oscar for playing police chief Bill Gillespie in In the Heat of the Night (1967)
born on 4-14-1925 in Westhampton, New York
expired 7-9-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 77   cause: pneumonia; kidney failure
   Contest Selectors
1980 DR, HP12.5%

author  Gertrude Stein   "longtime companion" of Alice B. Toklas
expired 7-27-1946 in Paris, France   age 72
Nixon Council of Economic Advisors chairman  Herbert Stein   father of Ben Stein
born on 8-27-1916 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 9-8-1999 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 83   cause: heart failure
playwright  Joseph Stein   wrote libretto for Zorba the Greek, Fiddler on the Roof (Tony Award) & Mr. Wonderful; also was a tv comedy writer on Your Show of Shows early 1950s program
born on 5-30-1912 in The Bronx, New York, New York
expired 10-24-2010   age 98
playwright  Joseph Stein   wrote the libretto for Zorba the Greek, Fiddler on the Roof (Tony Award) & Mr. Wonderful; also was a tv comedy writer on Your Show of Shows early 1950s program
born on 5-30-1912 in The Bronx, New York, New York
expired 10-24-2010   age 98
opthamologist Dr.  Julian Caesar "Jules" Stein   founded talent & music licensing agency Music Corporation of America - MCA (1924)
born on 4-26-1896 in South Bend, Indiana
expired 4-29-1981 in Los Angeles, California   age 85   cause: heart attack
biochemist  William HOward Stein   shared the 1972 Nobel prize in chemistry
born on 6-25-1911 in New York, New York
expired 2-2-1980 in New York, New York   age 68
author's widow  Elaine Anderson Steinbeck   her first husband was actor Zachary Scott
born on 8-14-1914 in Austin, Texas
expired 4-27-2003 in New York, New York   age 88
novelist  John Ernst Steinbeck Jr.   won 1940 Pulitzer Prize and 1962 Nobel literature prize; wrote Of Mice and Men (1937), The Grapes of Wrath (1939), Cannery Row (1945), East of Eden 1952 and The Winter of Our Discontent
born on 2-27-1902 in Salinas, California
expired 12-20-1968 in New York, New York   age 66
 John Ernst Steinbeck III   son of the noted author
born on 6-12-1946
expired 2-7-1991   age 44
Detroit radio personality  Martha Jean "The Queen" Steinberg   owned WQBH-AM; partner in MGM Grand Casino in Detroit
born on 9-9-1930
expired 1-29-2000 in Detroit, Michigan   age 69
former N.Y. Jets General Manager  Richard C. "Dick" Steinberg
born on 8-9-1935
expired 9-26-1995   age 60
orchestra conductor  William Steinberg
¤born: Hans Wilhelm Steinberg 
born on 8-1-1899 in Köln, Germany
expired 5-16-1978 in New York, New York   age 78
   Contest Selectors
1980 BD6.3%

interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in May 1991 former New York Yankees principle owner  George Michael Steinbrenner III   had been the American League's Designated Hitler; transfered control of the club to his son Hal before being ejected from this life; died on the morning of the All-Star game
born on 7-4-1930 in Rocky River, Ohio
expired 7-13-2010 in Tampa, FLorida   age 80   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
1980HA6.3%
2004GHG, TAP11.1%
2005GHG4.3%
2006BONY3.3%
2007DFFC, GREB, SBAP9.7%
2008BYE, DFFC, DTM, GREB, JCM, LMLD, SBAP21.9%
2009ANG, DFFC, GAS, GREB, JCM, QKU, RAVN, SBAP26.7%
2010ANG, BYE, DFFC, GAS, GREB, JCM, OIE, QKU, RAVN33.3%
   Scored 4.5098 points

crusty boxing trainer  Howard "Howie" Steindler   Rocky's trainer Mickey was based on him
born on 6-23-1904
expired 3-??-1977 in Encino, California   age 72   cause: smothered; beaten during robbery
tv composer  Frederick Steiner   composed the theme for the tv Perry Mason show, the score for the movie The Color Purple and the theme for the Dudley Do-Right segment of Rocky & Bullwinkle; also wrote music for episodic tv shows like The Twighlight Zone, Star Trek (original series; over 2-dozen shows), Hogan's Heroes & Gunsmoke
born on 2-24-1919 in New York, New York
expired 6-23-2011 in Ajijic, Jalisco State, Mexico   age 92
Kenner co-founder  Joseph Lowenbach Steiner   with brothers Philip & Albert + nephew Robert launched toy company (1946)
born on 2-16-1907 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 5-11-2002 in Cincinnati, Ohio   age 95
3-time Academy Award winning movie composer  Maximilian Raoul Steiner   won Best Musical Score oscar for The Informer (1935), Now, Voyager (1942) & Since You Went Away (1944); also scored King Kong (1931), Gone With the Wind (1939) and The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
born on 5-10-1888 in Vienna, Lower Austria, Austria-Hungary
expired 12-28-1971 in Hollywood, California   age 83
1920s & 30s pro wrassler  Hans Steinke   2
¤nickname: "The German Oak" 
expired 6-28-1971 in Chicago, Illinois   age 78   cause: lung cancer
the Mackinac Bridge as seen from a webcam in the toll plaza at it's northern end bridge designer  David Barnard Steinman   designed the Sydney Harbor Bridge (Australia), Tagus River Bridge (Portugal) and Mackinac Straits Bridge (Mackinaw City, Michigan)
expired 8-21-1960 in New York, New York   age 73
Rockefeller University biologist  Ralph Marvin Steinman   shared the 2011 Nobel prize in Medicine for the discovery of the immune system's sentinel dendritic cells; died just before announcement of award but before the committee knew he was dead
born on 1-14-1943 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
expired 9-30-2011 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 68   cause: pancreatic cancer
engineer & inventor  Charles Proteus Steinmetz   with GE since its founding
¤born: Karl August Rudolf Steinmetz 
born on 4-9-1865 in Breslau, Prussia (now Wroclaw, Poland)
expired 10-26-1923 in Schenectady, New York   age 58
retired piano maker  Harry Ziegler Steinway   great-grandson of company founder Heinrich Engelhard Steinway; last family member to head the firm (sold it to CBS)
born on 8-23-1915 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 9-18-2008 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 93
engineer-turned-GM CEO/Chairman (1990-92)  Robert Carl Stempel   pushed for the development of the EV1 electric car (1990s)
born on 7-15-1933 in Trenton, New Jersey
expired 5-7-2011 in West Palm Beach, Florida   age 77
   Contest Selectors
2000BOD14%
2001BOD12½%
2002BOD9.1%
2004BOD5.6%

Hall of Fame manager  Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel
born on 7-30-1890
expired 9-30-1975 in Glendale, California   age 85
retired Mississippi Senator (1947-89)  John Cornelius Stennis
born on 8-3-1901 in Kemper County, Mississippi
expired 4-23-1995   age 93
   Contest Selectors
1979 HA7.7%
1980 HA6.3%

to next English ruler: Henry IIto previous English ruler: Matildato next English ruler: Matildato previous English ruler: Henry I English king (1135-1141, 1141-1154)  Stephen I   grandson of William the Conquerer; nephew of Henry I; briefly replaced by Matilda; last Norman ruler of England
¤aka: "Stephen of Boulogne" 
born on --1100
expired ??-??-1154   age 54
Bristol (England) barber  Charles G. Stephens   third person to go over Niagara Falls as a stunt (in a barrel on July 11, 1920); tied himself to the inside of the barrel & to the anvil that he used for ballast; when the barrel hit the water the anvil kept going — the only thing that was found was his arm (still lashed to the barrel)
expired 7-11-1920 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada   age 58   cause: drowned; blood loss from severed arm
AKS: Stevens
journalist & explorer  John Lloyd Stephens   re-discovered Mayan City of Cópan in Honduras (1839)
born on 11-28-1805 in Shrewsbury, New Jersey
expired 10-12-1852 in New York, New York   age 46
horse trainer  Woodford C. "Woody" Stephens
born on 9-1-1913 in Stanton, Kentucky
expired 8-22-1998 in Miami Lakes, Florida   age 84   cause: complications from emphysema
comedian  Charles Frederick "Skip" Stephenson   co-host of Real People tv series
born on 4-18-1948 in Omaha, Nebraska
expired 5-18-1992   age 44
gynecologist Dr.  Patrick Christopher Steptoe   test tube baby pioneer (with physiologist Robert G. Edwards); their work would garner the 2010 Nobel prize in medicine (only awarded to living individuals)
born on 6-9-1913 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
expired 3-21-1988 in Canterbury, Kent, England   age 74
1940s/50s film noir fem fatale  Jan Sterling   widow of actor Paul Douglas; "longtime companion" of actor Sam Wanamaker
¤born: Jane Sterling Adriance 
born on 4-3-1921 in New York, New York
expired 3-26-2004 in Woodland Hills, California   age 82   cause: complications from strokes & a broken hip
AKS: Stirling
Broadway, movie and tv actor  Philip Sterling
born on 10-9-1922
expired 11-30-1998 in Woodland Hills, California   age 76   cause: complications from myelofibrosis
actor  Robert Sterling   played Captain Lee Crane in Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea; husband of Ann Sothern (1943-49) & Anne Jeffreys (1951-death)
¤born: William Sterling Hart 
born on 11-13-1917 in New Castle, Pennsylvania
expired 5-30-2006 in Los Angeles, California   age 88   cause: shingles
   Contest Selectors
2006NFG3.3%
   Scored 6.2000 solo points

Humble Oil Co. co-founder  Ross S. Sterling   Texas governor (1931-33)
expired 3-25-1949 in Fort Worth, Texas   age 74   cause: heart ailment
famous 'Ramparts' Magazine cover of Madame Nhu as an MSU cheerleader artist, designer, illustrator  Dugald Robert Stermer   was the art director for Ramparts magazine (1964-70); designed the medals for the 1984 L.A. Summer Olympic games
born on 12-17-1936
expired 12-2-2011 in San Francisco, California   age 74   cause: respiratory & cardiac failure; skin cancer
cover of the October 1971 issue of 'Playboy' magazine with model Darin Stern fashion model  Darine A. Stern   1st black women to make a solo appearance on the cover of Playboy magazine
born on 11-16-1947 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 2-5-1994 in Chicago, Illinois   age 46   cause: complications from breast cancer
former newspaper publisher  David Stern III   wrote novel Francis the Talking Mule
¤pseudonym: Peter Stirling 
born on 9-2-1909 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 11-22-2003 in San Francisco, California   age 94
violinist  Isaac Stern
born on 7-21-1920 in Kreminiecz, Ukraine, USSR
expired 9-22-2001 in New York, New York   age 81   cause: heart failure
tv writer  Leonard Bernard Stern   wrote for The Honeymooners, The Phil Silvers Show, The Steve Allen Show, Get Smart (also produced) & McMillan and Wife (also created, produced & directed); he was the co-creator of the game Mad Libs
born on 12-23-1922 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 6-7-2011 in Los Angeles, California   age 87   cause: heart failure
physicist  Otto Stern   discovered the magnetic moment of the proton; received the 1943 Nobel prize in physics
born on 2-17-1888 in Sorau, Upper Silesia, Germany
expired 8-17-1969 in Berkeley, California   age 81
writer  Richard Martin Stern   author of The Tower (co-inspiration for 1974 movie The Towering Inferno)
born on 3-17-1915 in Fresno, California
expired 10-31-2001 in Santa Fe, New Mexico   age 86
druggie/SDS/Weatherman "writer"  Susan Stern   member of the Seattle Seven (1970)
¤born: Susan Tanenbaum 
born on 1-31-1943 in New York, New York
expired 7-31-1976 in Seattle, Washington   age 33   cause: complications following heart seizure
radio sportscaster  William "Bill" Stern
born on 7-1-1907 in Rochester, New York
expired 11-19-1971 in Rye, New York   age 64   cause: heart attack
mellowed-out chemist  Leo Henryk Sternbach   invented Valium
born on 5-7-1908 in Abbazia, Austria-Hungary (now Croatia)
expired 9-28-2005 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina   age 97
former Nonesuch Records director & producer (1965-79)  Teresa Sterne
born on 3-29-1927 in New York, New York
expired 12-10-2000 in New York, New York   age 73   cause: ALS
supergeezer  Helen Caroline Stetter
born on 11-18-1893 in Chadron, Nebraska
expired 6-1-2007 in Valentine, Nebraska   age 113
   Contest Selectors
2007RPRM3.2%
   Did Not Score - insufficient category citations (two to be exact)

transportation designer  Brooks Stevens   designed the Oscar Mayer wienermobile
born on 6-7-1911
expired 1-4-1995   age 83
actor  Craig Stevens   played Peter Gunn in 1950s tv series; married to Alexis Smith (1944-93)
¤born: Gail Shikles Jr. 
born on 7-8-1918 in Liberty, Missouri
expired 5-10-2000 in Los Angeles, California   age 81   cause: cancer
Dave's alter-ego rescues Bettie graphic artist  David Lee "Dave" Stevens   created The Rocketeer graphic novel (1982); the Rocketeer's (Cliff Secord) girfriend Jenny Blake was based upon Bettie Page; was briefly married to Brinke Stevens (1980-81)
born on 7-29-1955 in Lynwood, California
expired 3-10-2008 in Turlock, California   age 53   cause: complications from leukemia
movie director  George Stevens   received oscars for Place in the Sun (1951; based upon An American Tragedy) & Giant (1956); also made Shane (1953) and The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)
born on 12-8-1904 in Oakland, California
expired 3-8-1975 in Lancaster, California   age 70   cause: heart attack
"hot" but troubled actress  Inger Stevens   made numerous suicide attempts before she got it right
born on 10-18-1934 in Stockholm, Sweden
expired 4-30-1970 in Hollywood, California   age 35   cause: suicide; barbituate overdose
former Daystar Productions head  Leslie A. Stevens III   creator of The Outer Limits tv series (1963); wrote/directed Incubus (1965)
born on 2-3-1924 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 4-24-1998 in Los Angeles, California   age 74   cause: complications following emergency angioplasty; blod clot
1946 Miss America  Marilyn Buferd Stevens
born on 1-30-1925 in Los Angeles, California
expired 3-27-1990 in Austin, Texas   age 65   cause: pancreatic cancer
character actor  Onslow Stevens
¤born: Onslow Ford Stevenson 
born on 3-29-1906 in Los Angeles, California
expired 1-5-1977 in Van Nuys, California   age 70
American Media Inc. photographer/photo editor  Robert "Bob" Stevens   first victim of Bruce Ivins' terrorist plot
born on 6-20-1938
expired 10-5-2001 in Boca Raton, Florida   age 63   cause: inhalation anthrax
disgraced Alaska senator (December 1968-January 2009)  Theodore Fulton "Ted" Stevens   prior to his criminal convictions was second only to Robert Byrd in his pork barrel project earmarks; the convictions were thrown out for Nyfong-level prosecutorial misconduct
born on 11-18-1923 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
expired 8-9-2010 in Dillingham, Alaska (20 miles north of)   age 86   cause: plane crash
   Contest Selectors
2009GOHI, MoFa6.7%

Cleveland 2nd term vice president (1893-97)  Adlai Ewing Stevenson Sr.
born on 10-23-1835 in Christian County, Kentucky
expired 6-14-1914 in Chicago, Illinois   age 78
politician  Adlai Ewing Stevenson Jr.   Democratic candidate for president in 1952 & 1956, lost both times to Eisenhower; UN ambassador 1961-65
born on 2-5-1900 in Los Angeles, California
expired 7-14-1965 in London, England   age 65
Doyle Dane Bernbach advertising copy writer  Edyth Vaughn "Edie" Stevenson   wrote the original 1973 Life cereal "Mikey" ad ("...he hates everything.")
¤ex-Mrs. Jack Mann (1949-66)
"longtime partner" of: Gordon H. Price 
born on 9-18-1930 in Morristown, New Jersey
expired 12-13-2011 in Westport, Massachusetts   age 81   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
former American Theater Wing president (1965-98)  Isabelle Stevenson
¤née: Lubow 
born on 5-15-1913 in Vineland, New Jersey
expired 12-27-2003 in New York, New York   age 90
actor  McLean Stevenson   played Col. Henry Blake on tv's M*A*S*H; starred in Hello, Larry (1979); was a cousin of Adlai Stevenson; note the proximity of his death to Roger Bowen's
born on 11-14-1929 in Normal, Illinois
expired 2-15-1996 in Tarzana, California   age 66   cause: heart attack
skateboarding innovator  Richard Larry Stevenson   created the Makaha skateboard
born on 12-22-1930
expired 3-25-2012 in Santa Monica, California   age 81   cause: Parkinson's disease
movie director  Robert Stevnson   made I Married a Communist (1949) & Mary Poppins (1964)
born on 3-31-1905 in Buxton, Derbyshire, England
expired 11-4-1986 in Santa Barbara, California   age 81
author  Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson   wrote Kidnapped, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Treasure Island & The Wrong Box (1889)
born on 11-13-1850 in Edinburgh, Scotland
expired 12-3-1894 in Vailima, Samoa   age 44   cause: cerebral hemorrhage
epidemiologist Dr.  Alice Mary Stewart   proved the link between exposure to radiation and cancer
¤née: Naish 
born on 10-4-1906 in Sheffield, England
expired 6-23-1995   age 88
   Contest Selectors
2000ANG
2005ANG

Tennessee senator (1938-48)  Arthur T. Stewart   chief prosecutor in the Scopes "monkey trial"
expired 10-11-1972 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 73
humorist  Donald Ogden Stewart   member of the Algonquin Round Table
born on 11-30-1894 in Columbus, Ohio
expired 8-2-1980 in London, England   age 85
actress & game show hostess  Elaine Stewart   wife of Merrill Heatter; had appeared as a hostess on the High Rollers & Gambit tv game shows
¤born: Elsy Steinberg 
born on 5-31-1929 in Montclair, New Jersey
expired 6-27-2011 in Beverly Hills, CaLifornia   age 82   cause: "a long illness"
country singer  Gary Stewart
born on 5-28-1945 in Jenkins, Kentucky
expired 12-16-2003 in Fort Pierce, Florida   age 58   cause: suicide; gunshot to head
Jimmy's wife  Gloria Hatrick McLean Stewart
born on 3-10-1918
expired 2-16-1994   age 75   cause: cancer
Country Music Hall of Fame inductee(1972)  Henry Ellis "Redd" Stewart   wrote lyrics to Tennessee Waltz (to Pee Wee King's music; 1948)
born on 5-27-1921 in Ashland City, Tennessee
expired 8-2-2003 in Saint Matthews, Kentucky   age 82   cause: complications from head injuries sustained in fall
beloved actor  James Maitland "Jimmy" Stewart   as his friend Harvey would attest he had a Wonderful Life for a Man Who Knew Too Much although he did suffer from Vertigo in The Spirit of Saint Louis
born on 5-20-1908 in Indiana, Pennsylvania
expired 7-2-1997 in Beverly Hills, California   age 89   cause: blood clot in lungs
   Contest Selectors
1979 YJ7.7%
1980 BB, EB, EK, HP, VA31.3%

game show announcer  Jay Stewart
born on 9-6-1918 in Summitville, Indiana
expired 9-17-1989 in Hollywood, California   age 71   cause: suicide; gunshot to head; cancer
singer/songwriter  John Stewart   performed with the Kingston Trio (1961-67 replacing co-founder Dave Guard); wrote Daydream Believer for the Monkees
born on 9-5-1939 in San Diego, California
expired 1-19-2008 in San Diego, California   age 68   cause: brain aneurysm
AKS: stroke
"Secret Santa"  Larry D. Stewart   gave away lots of $100 bills at Christmastime
born on 4-1-1948 in Bruce, Mississippi
expired 1-12-2007 in Kansas City, Missouri   age 58   cause: esophageal cancer
   Contest Selectors
2007RAVN3.2%
   Scored 9.2000 solo points

epidemiologist  Mary Alice Stewart   proved the link between exposure to radiation and cancer
¤née: Naish 
born on 10-4-1906 in Shefield, England
expired 6-23-2002   age 95
   Contest Selectors
2002ANG

playwright  Michael Stewart   wrote Bye Bye Birdie
¤born: Michael Rubin 
born on 8-1-1929 in New York, New York
expired 9-20-1987   age 58
character actor  Milton "Mel" Stewart   played Henry Jefferson (George's brother) on All in the Family & Dr. Graves in Bride of Re-Animator (1990); also an accomplished jazz saxophonist
born on 9-19-1929 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 2-24-2002 in Pacifica, California   age 72   cause: Alzheimer's disease
thespian  Nicodemus "Nick" Stewart   voice of Br'er Bear in Song of the South (1946); played janitor Lightnin' on Amos 'n' Andy tv series (1951-53)
¤born: Horace Winfred Stewart 
born on 3-15-1910 in New York, New York
expired 12-18-2000 in Los Angeles, California   age 90
professional golfer  Payne Stewart
born on 1-30-1957 in Springfield, Missouri
expired 10-25-1999 in Mina, South Dakota   age 42   cause: hypoxia/asphyxiation/Lear Jet crash
former Supreme Court Associate Justice (1958-81)  Potter Stewart
born on 1-13-1915 in Jackson, Michigan
expired 12-7-1985 in Hanover, New Hampshire   age 70
   Contest Selectors
1980 JH6.3%

pediatrician & epidemiologist Dr.  William Huffman Stewart   was Lyndon Johnson's Surgeon General (1965-69); put the first health warning on packs of cigarettes (1966) — Warning: Smoking may be hazardous to your health (Duh!)
born on 5-19-1921 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 4-23-2008 in New Orleans, Louisiana   age 86
1939 Oz Munchkin  Donna Jean Stewart-Hardaway
¤née: Johnson 
born on --1933
expired 12-4-2008 in Pinch, West Virginia   age 75
research mathematician  George Robert Stibitz   a "father" of the modern digital computer
born on 4-30-1904
expired 1-31-1995   age 90
former Army Air Corps bomber crewman Sgt.  Joseph S. Stiborik   radar operator on the Enola Gay
born on 12-21-1914
expired 6-30-1984 in Rockdale, Illinois   age 69   cause: heart attack
actress  Dorothy Stickney
born on 6-21-1897 in Dickinson, North Dakota
expired 6-2-1998 in New York, New York   age 101
photographer  Alfred Stieglitz   husband of Georgia O'Keeffe
expired 7-13-1946 in New York, New York   age 72
University of Chicago economist  George Joseph Stigler   received the 1982 Nobel prize in economics
born on 1-17-1911 in Renton, Washington
expired 12-1-1991   age 80
former St. Louis Browns pitcher  Rolland Mays "Rollie" Stiles   he once pitched to Babe Ruth
¤nickname: "Lena" 
born on 11-17-1906 in Ratcliff, Arkansas
expired 7-22-2007 in Saint Louis, Missouri   age 100
   Contest Selectors
2003JL5.6%
2007KLS3.2%
   Scored 5.0000 solo points

classical composer  William Grant Still   wrote Afro-American Symphony (1931)
born on 5-11-1895 in Woodville, Mississippi
expired 12-3-1978 in Los Angeles, California   age 83
lyricist  Al Stillman   co-wrote Chances Are & Home for the Holidays
born on 6-26-1906 in New York, New York
expired 2-17-1979 in New York, New York   age 72
Monitor Records co-founder (1956)  Michael Stillman   donated the label's recordings to the Smithsonian in 1999
¤born: Mikhail "Mischa" Stillman 
born on 11-1-1915 in Saratov, Russia
expired 4-15-2003 in Somers, New York   age 87
General  Joseph W. Stilwell
¤nickname: "Vinegar Joe" 
expired 10-12-1946 in San Francisco, California   age 63
Hoover Secretary of State  Henry Lewis Stimson   Secretary of War under Taft, Roosevelt and Truman
expired 10-20-1950 in Huntington, New York   age 83   cause: heart attack
New England Patriots receiver  Darryl Floyd Stingley   suffered career-ending "hit" that broke his neck in an exhibition game against the Oakland Raiders (8/12/1978)
born on 9-18-1951 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 4-5-2007 in Chicago, Illinois   age 55   cause: bronchial pneumonia; heart disease; quadriplegia
chemical engineer  Norman H. Stingley   invented the Superball (1965)
born on 1-29-1920
expired 10-24-2006 in Orange, California   age 86
pioneering aviatrix  Marjorie Stinson   issued license number 9 (1914)
born on 7-5-1894
expired 4-15-1975 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 80
 Edward "Sonny" Stitt
born on 2-2-1924 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 7-22-1982   age 58
retired Tremco Manufacturing Corp. salesman  Robert J. Stock   was the tail gunner aboard the "Great Artiste" B-29 bomber (observation/support) when the "Bockscar" B-29 dropped the Fat Man bomb on Nagasaki (the crews of the two planes switched for this mission — Stock was usually tail gunner on the "Bockscar")
born on 11-6-1923 in Fort Wayne, Indiana
expired 8-25-2007 in Fort Wayne, Indiana   age 83
A-Bomb known as 'Fatman'
former vice-presidential candidate & retired vice admiral  James Bond Stockdale Sr.   "Why am I here?"
¤mother's maiden name: "Bond" 
born on 12-23-1923 in Abingdon, Illinois
expired 7-5-2005 in Coronado, California   age 81   cause: Alzheimer's disease
   Contest Selectors
2004TAP5.6%
2005RAVN, TBC8.7%
   Scored 5.6500 points

computer science researcher/professor  Thomas Greenway Stockham Jr.   co-founded Soundstream (1975); received 1998 Motion Picture Academy Science & Technology plaque
¤"the father of digital recording" 
born on 12-22-1933 in Passaic, New Jersey
expired 1-6-2004 in Salt Lake City, Utah   age 70   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
"modern" composer  Karlheinz Stockhausen
born on 8-22-1928 in Mödrath, Germany
expired 12-5-2007 in Kürten, Germany   age 79
   Contest Selectors
2005TBC4.3%

AKS: Moedrath Kuerten
1940s woman's body builder  Abbye W. "Pudgy" Stockton   she wrote columns for women in Health and Fitness magazine
¤née: Eville 
born on 8-11-1917 in Santa Monica, California
expired 6-26-2006 in Santa Monica, California   age 88   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
   Contest Selectors
2006CSI3.3%
   Scored 6.2000 solo points

forgetable actor  Guy Stockwell   brother of Dean
born on 11-16-1934 in New York, New York
expired 2-6-2002 in Prescott, Arizona   age 69
inventor  Charles Fuller Stoddard   invented the pneumatic mail tube and Ampico player piano
expired 4-29-1958 in New York, New York   age 81
 Paul J. Stojanovich   creator/executive producer of World's Wildest Police Videos; also worked on the COPS series
born on 2-13-1956
expired 3-15-2003 in Treasures Cove, Oregon   age 47   cause: fell off 300 foot cliff into Pacific Ocean surf
Irish author  Abraham "Bram" Stoker   wrote Lair of the White Worm, Dracula (1897); its sequel, Dracula's Guest, was published posthumously in 1937; manager for actor Henry S. Irving (1890-1912)
born on 11-8-1847 in Dublin, Ireland
expired 4-20-1912 in London, England   age 64
former Cleveland mayor (1968-71)  Carl B. Stokes
born on 6-21-1927 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 4-3-1996   age 68   cause: cancer
game show producer/host  Michael "Mike" Stokey Sr.   gave us Pantomime Quiz (1948-70); it was renamed Stump the Stars in the 1960s; the show appeared on all 4 early networks (CBS, Dumont, NBC & ABC); at first Emmy awards (1949) lost for Most Outstanding Personality (to a ventriloquist) but won for producing the Most Popular Program
born on 9-14-1918 in Shreveport, Louisiana
expired 9-7-2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 84   cause: complications from liver disease
Gallaudet University linguistics professor  William C. Stokoe Jr.   established American Sign Language as a legitimate language in its own right; wrote Sign Language Structure (1960) & co-wrote A Dictionary of American Sign Language on Linguistic Principles (1964)
born on 7-21-1919
expired 4-4-2000 in Chevy Chase, Maryland   age 80
conductor  Leopold Anthony Stokowski   conducted the music for and appeared in Fantasia (1940)
born on 4-18-1882 in London, England
expired 9-13-1977 in Nether Wallop, Hampshire, England   age 95   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
1979 HA

film writer/producer/director  Andrew L. Stone   made Stormy Weather (1943) & Song of Norway (1970)
born on 7-16-1902 in Oakland, California
expired 6-9-1999   age 96
actor  Christopher Stone
born on 10-4-1942 in Manchester, New Hampshire
expired 10-29-1995 in Los Angeles, California   age 53   cause: heart attack
actor & director  Ezra Chaim Stone   radio's Henry Aldrich
born on 12-2-1917 in New Bedford, Massachusetts
expired 3-3-1994   age 76
Supreme Court chief justice  Harlan Fiske Stone
expired 4-22-1946 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 73
character actor  Harold J. Stone
¤born: Harold Hochstein 
born on 3-3-1913 in New York, New York
expired 11-18-2005 in Woodland Hills, California   age 92
actor  Hugh Milburn Stone   played "Doc" Galen Adams on Gunsmoke tv series
born on 7-5-1904 in Burrton, Kansas
expired 6-12-1980 in La Jolla, California   age 75   cause: heart failure
author  Irving Stone
born on 7-14-1903 in San Francisco, California
expired 8-26-1989   age 86
greeting card executive  Irving I. Stone   took over father's business, Saperstein Greeting Card Co. (1918); changed it's name to American Greetings Corp.
born on 4-5-1909 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 1-17-2000 in Cleveland, Ohio   age 90
publisher  Isidor Feinstein Stone
born on 12-24-1907 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 6-18-1989   age 81
   Contest Selectors
1979 JW7.7%
1980 BD6.3%

music writer, arranger and producer (for Atlantic records)  Jesse Stone   wrote Shake, Rattle and Roll
born on 11-16-1901 in Atchison, Kansas
expired 4-1-1999 in Altamonte Springs, Florida   age 97
Sir  John Richard Nicholas Stone   1984 Nobel laureate in economics
born on 8-30-1913 in London, England
expired 12-6-1991 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England   age 78
character actor  Leonard J. Stone   played Doc Joslyn on the Camp Runamuck tv series (1966), Farnum in two episodes of Lost In Space (1967 & 68), Violet Beauregarde's father in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) & butler/concierge Charles in Soylent Green (1973)
born on 11-3-1923 in Salem, Oregon
expired 11-2-2011 in Encinitas, California   age 87   cause: cancer
Judge Hardy movie actor  Lewis Stone
expired 9-12-1953 in Hollywood, California   age 73
 Martin Stone   produced the Howdy Doody kiddies show (1940s and 50s)
born on 5-26-1915
expired 6-7-1998 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 83   cause: heart attack
former U.S. News & World Report editor (1976-85)  Marvin L. Stone
born on 2-26-1924
expired 5-1-2000 in Falls Church, Virginia   age 76   cause: cancer
playwright/scenarist  Peter H. Stone   wrote screenplays to Charade (1963) & Father Goose (1964; original screenplay oscar); won an Emmy for an episode of The Defenders (1062); wrote play 1776; adapted the musical Sweet Charity for the screen
¤pen name: Pierre Marton 
born on 2-27-1930 in Los Angeles, California
expired 4-26-2003 in New York, New York   age 73   cause: pulmonary fibrosis
cartoon music composer  Richard Stone   graduate of the Carl Stalling School of Looney Tunesmiths; composed for Animaniacs & Freakazoid!
born on 11-27-1953
expired 3-9-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 47   cause: pancreatic cancer
poetess  Ruth Stone
¤née: Perkins 
born on 6-8-1915 in Roanoke, Virginia
expired 11-19-2011 in Ripton, Vermont   age 96
insurance mogul  William Clement Stone   founded Combined International Corp. (now Aon Corp.)
born on 5-4-1902 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 9-3-2002 in Evanston, Illinois   age 100   cause: pneumonia
surviving World War I veteran  William Frederick Stone   served in the British Royal Navy
born on 9-23-1900 in Lidstone, Devonshire, England
expired 1-10-2009 in Sindlesham, Berkshire, England   age 108
   Contest Selectors
2009DFFC3.3%
   Scored 4.2000 solo points

former Giants baseball team owner (1936-76)  Horace C. Stoneham   moved team from New York City to San Francisco after 1957 season
born on 7-10-1903 in Jersey City, New Jersey
expired 1-7-1990 in Scottsdale, Arizona   age 86
weapons expert  Eugene Morrison Stoner   designed the M-16 combat rifle
born on 11-22-1922 in Gasport, Indiana
expired 4-24-1997 in Palm City, Florida   age 74   cause: cancer
white supremacist  Jesse Benjamin Stoner Jr.   (adult) lifetime member of the KKK; convict of involvement in the 1958 bombing of Bethel Church in Birmingham, Alabama
born on 4-13-1924 in Walker County, Georgia
expired 4-23-2005 in La Fayette, Georgia   age 81   cause: complications from pneumonia
character actor  Kevin Stoney   played Thrsyllus, Tiberius' quack astrologer in the I, Claudius mini-series (1976) & Tyron in a number of Dr. Who episodes (most notably "Geisel Hears From Who")
born on 7-25-1921 in London, England
expired 1-20-2008 in Cheswick, London, England   age 86   cause: skin cancer
over-reaching mediocrity  Willi Stoph   started as a Nazi corporal; advance to Communist General; wound up as East German premier; the Peter Principle run amok
born on 7-9-1914 in Berlin, Germany
expired 4-13-1999 in Berlin, Germany   age 84
 Norma Storch   wife of Larry; subject of 1996 PBS documentary Secret Daughter (June Cross)
¤born: Norma Greve 
born on 4-6-1922 in Pocatello, Idaho
expired 8-28-2003 in New York, New York   age 81   cause: cancer
former broadcast executive  George B. Storer
born on 11-10-1899 in Champaign, Illinois
expired 11-4-1975 in Miami, Florida   age 75
My Little Margie actress  Gale Storm   no relation to Tempest Storm
¤born: Josephine Owaissa Cottle 
born on 4-5-1922 in Bloomington, Texas
expired 6-27-2009 in Danville, California   age 87
   Contest Selectors
2006NFG3.3%
2007NFG3.2%
2008NFG3.1%
2009NFG3.3%
   Scored 6.3000 solo points

war criminal  Adolf Storms   while a sergeant with the 5th S.S. Panzer Division executed 58 civilian Jewish laborers in March 1945; changed his name after the war; only indicted in November 2009 once his new name became known
born on --1919 in Austria
expired 6-28-2010 in Duisburg, Germany   age 90
   Contest Selectors
2010TWOS3.7%
   Scored 6.0000 solo points

AKS: Adolph
tv broadcaster  Ralph S. Story   was the second host of the tv game show The $64,000 Challenge (1956-58)
¤born: Ralph Bernard Snyder 
born on 8-19-1920 in Kalamazoo, Michigan
expired 9-26-2006 in Santa Ynez, California   age 86   cause: emphysema
film music composer  Herbert Stothart   won an Academy Award for his work on The Wizard of Oz (1939)
expired 2-1-1949 in Los Angeles, California   age 64
oil company clerk  Carl E. Stotz   founder of Little League baseball (1939)
born on 2-20-1910 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania
expired 6-4-1992 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania   age 82
restauranteur & hotelier  Vernon B. Stouffer   former owner of the Cleveland Indians baseball team (1966-72)
born on 8-22-1901 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 7-26-1974 in Cleveland, Ohio   age 72   cause: heart attack
crime novelist  Rex Todhunter Stout   created detective Nero Wolfe (1934)
born on 12-1-1886 in Noblesville, Indiana
expired 10-27-1975 in Danbury, Connecticut   age 88
 Dorothy Anne Stowe   with husband Irving was another one of the co-founders of Greenpeace
¤née: Rabinowitz 
born on 12-22-1920 in Providence, Rhode Island
expired 7-23-2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Candada   age 89   cause: heart failure; kidney disease; leukemia; diabetes
author  Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe   wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852)
¤Mrs. Calvin Ellis Stowe 
born on 6-14-1811 in Litchfield, Connecticut
expired 7-1-1896 in Hartford, Connecticut   age 85
peacenik  Irving Stowe   another co-founder of Greenpeace
¤born: Irving Harold Strasmich 
born on 7-25-1915 in Providence, Rhode Island
expired 10-28-1974 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada   age 59   cause: pancreatic cancer
to March 1977 Playmate of Monthto January 1977 Playmate of Month Playboy February 1977 Playmate of Month  "Star" Stowe
¤birth name: Ellen Louise Stowe
ex-Mrs. Peter Maligo 
born on 3-19-1956 in Little Rock, Arkansas
expired 3-15-1997 in Coral Springs, Florida   age 40   cause: murdered by serial killer
(1966) "Pied Piper" vocalist  Crispian St. Peters   had suffered from pneumonia, a stroke & emphysema
¤born Robin Peter Smith 
born on 4-5-1939 in Swanley, Kent, England
expired 6-8-2010 in Swanley, Kent, England   age 71
Iowa farmer  Alvin R. Straight   subject of 1999 movie: he drove a 1966 John Deere riding lawn mower 240 miles from Lauren, Iowa to Mount Zion, Wisconsin to see his ailing brother
born on 10-17-1920
expired 11-9-1996 in Sioux City, Iowa   age 76   cause: heart attack
character actress  Beatrice Whitney Straight   won Supporting Actress oscar for playing William Holden's wife in Network (1976); played the Queen Mother on Wonder Woman tv series (1977); also won a Tony & Emmy
born on 8-2-1915 in Old Westbury, New York
expired 4-7-2001 in Northridge, California   age 86
former football coach  Henry Louis "Hank" Stram
¤born: Henry L. Wilczek 
born on 1-3-1923 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 7-4-2005 in Covington, Louisiana   age 82   cause: complications from diabetes
   Contest Selectors
2004LMLD, MJ11.1%
2005ANG, DTM8.7%
   Scored 5.5500 points

AKS: Stramm
Champion Spark Plug founder  Robert Allen Stranahan   company president 1910-54
expired 2-9-1962 in Toledo, Ohio   age 75
character actor  Glenn Strange   played the (Frankenstein) Monster in House of Frankenstein (1944) and Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948); also played Sam the bartender at the Long Branch Saloon on Gunsmoke (1961-73)
born on 8-16-1899 in Weed, New Mexico
expired 9-20-1973 in Los Angeles, California   age 74   cause: lung cancer
World War II Marine Sgt.  Mike Strank   one of the six marines who raised the flag on Mount Suribachi
born on --1919 in Jarabenia, Czechoslovakia
expired 3-1-1945 in Iwo Jima, Japan   age 25   cause: mortar shell explosion
acting coach  Lee Strasberg
¤born: Israel Strassberg 
born on 11-17-1901 in Budzanov, Austria-Hungary
expired 2-17-1982   age 80
   Contest Selectors
1980 EB, HP12.5%

stage actress  Susan Elizabeth Strasberg   daughter of Lee; originated the title role in The Diary of Anne Frank
born on 5-22-1938 in New York, New York
expired 1-21-1999 in New York, New York   age 60   cause: cancer
one-time Nazi theoretician  Otto Strasser   broke with Hitler; got booted out of the Nazi Party (poor baby); founded rival party, the Black Front (stupid move); escaped from Germany one step ahead of the Gestapo
expired 8-27-1974 in München, Germany   age 76
writing syndicate founder  Edward L. Stratemeyer   used ghost writers to churn out various book series under fictional authorship: Bobbsey Twins, Hardy Boys adventures, Honey Bunch and Norman, etc.; his daughter continued the syndicate after him
born on 10-4-1862 in Elizabeth, New Jersey
expired 5-10-1930 in Newark, New Jersey   age 67
cover of 'Playboy' with future playmate Dorothy Strattento September 1979 Playmate of Monthto July 1979 Playmate of Month Playboy August 1979 Playmate of Month & 1980 Playmate of the Year  Dorothy Jo Stratten   first appeared in the January 1979 "The Great Playmate Hunt" feature; had affair with Peter Bogdanovich while married to Paul Snider; subject of movies Star 80 (1983) and Death of a Centerfold (1981)
¤born: Dorothy Ruth Hoogstraten 
born on 2-28-1960 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
expired 8-14-1980 in Los Angeles, California   age 20   cause: homicide; shotgun blast to head at close range
AKS: Straten Stratton Straten Hoogstratten Hoogstratton Hoogstraton
ceramicist  Mary Chase Perry Stratton   co-founded Detroit's Pewabic Pottery studio (1903-69)
¤Mrs. William Buck Stratton 
born on 3-15-1867 in Hancock, Michigan
expired 3-16-1961 in Detroit, Michigan   age 94
former Oregon governor (1975-9)  Robert William Straub
born on 5-6-1920 in San Francisco, California
expired 11-27-2002 in Springfield, Oregon   age 82   cause: Alzheimer's disease
R.H. Macy Co. co-owner (1896-1912)  Isador Straus   went down with the Titanic
born on 2-6-1845 in Otterberg, Germany
expired 4-15-1912 in North Atlantic Ocean   age 67   cause: drowned
former West German Defense Minister  Franz Strauss
born on 9-6-1915 in München, Germany
expired 10-3-1988 in München, Germany   age 73
 Franz Strauss   son of Richard
expired 2-20-1980   age 83
Viennese waltz composer  Johann Strauß Sr.   father of Jr.; "Father of the Waltz"
born on 3-14-1804 in Vienna, Lower Austria, Austria-Hungary
expired 9-25-1849 in Vienna, Lower Austria, Austria-Hungary   age 45
Viennese waltz composer  Johann Strauß Jr.   wrote On the Beautiful Blue Danube; son of Sr.
born on 10-25-1825 in Vienna, Lower Austria, Austria-Hungary
expired 6-3-1899 in Vienna, Lower Austria, Austria-Hungary   age 73
movie sound editor & tv theme composer  John Leonard Strauss   wrote theme song to Car 54, Where Are You?; won 1977 Emmy for the sound editing of The Amazing Howard Hughes; won 1984 Grammy for th Best Classical Album for the Amadeus soundtrack (he also appeared in the film as an orchestra conductor); divorced from Charlotte Rae (1951-75; two kids), he took up with Lionel Friedman ( -2003)
born on 4-28-1920 in New York, New York
expired 2-14-2011 in West Los Angeles, California   age 90   cause: Parkinson's disease
early movie cinematographer  Karl Strauss   photographed Ben Hur (1925) & Sunrise (1927; cinematography oscar)
born on 11-30-1886 in New York, New York
expired 12-16-1981 in Santa Monica, California   age 95   cause: heart failure
composer  Richard Strauss
expired 9-8-1949 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany   age 85   cause: uremia
character actor  Robert Strauss   played Stosh in play (1951) & movie (1953) of Stalag 17
born on 11-8-1913 in New York, New York
expired 2-20-1975 in New York, New York   age 61
composer  Igor Feodorovich Stravinsky   wrote The Firebird (1911), Petrushka (1911) and The Rite of Spring (1913)
born on 6-17-1882 in Oranienbaum, Russia
expired 4-6-1971 in New York, New York   age 88   cause: heart failure
former CBS News reporter (1952-86)  Neil Edward Strawser   anchored CBS Radio' coverage of the assassination of JFK
born on 8-16-1927 in Rittman, Ohio
expired 12-31-2005 in Georgetown, Maryland   age 78   cause: heart attack
jazz pianist and composer  William Thomas "Billy" Strayhorn   worked with Duke Ellington
expired 5-31-1967 in New York, New York   age 51
Nazi party war criminal  Julius Streicher   wrote most of their anti-Semitic claptrap
born on 2-12-1885 in Fleinhausen bei Augsberg, Germany
expired 10-16-1946 in Nuremburg, Germany   age 61   cause: hanged
former Reichs-Kanzler  Gustav Stresemann   part-originator of the Locarno Pact; shared the 1926 Nobel peace prize
born on 5-10-1878 in Berlin, Germany
expired 10-3-1929 in Berlin, Germany   age 51   cause: stroke
laboratory scene from `Bride of Frankenstein' movie effects guy  Kenneth Strickfaden   responsible for the special electrical effects seen in Frankenstein (1931), Bride of Frankenstein (1935) & Young Frankenstein (1974)
born on 5-23-1896
expired 2-??-1984 in Inglewood, California   age 87
actor  David Gordon Strickland Jr.   played Todd on Suddenly Susan
born on 10-14-1970 in Glen Cove, New York
expired 3-22-1999 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 28   cause: suicide; hanged at Oasis Motel
actor/publicist  Raymond L. Stricklyn
born on 10-8-1928 in Houston, Texas
expired 5-14-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 73   cause: chronic emphysema
to next Ripper Victim: Catherine Eddowesto previous Ripper Victim: Annie Chapman 19th century London prostitute  Elizabeth Stride   third victim of Jack the Ripper
¤born: Elisabeth Gustafsdotter; aka: Long Liz 
born on 11-27-1843 in Torslander Parrish (near Gothenburg), Sweden
expired 9-30-1888 in London, England   age 44   cause: murdered; throat slit; body mutilated
good-old-boy Tallahatchie County sheriff (1951-55)  Henry Clarence Strider Sr.   conducted the inept "investigation" into the murder of Emmett Till
born on 6-27-1904
expired 12-??-1970 in Issaqueno County, Mississippi   age 66   cause: heart attack
WXYZ radio drama scriptwriter  Francis Hamilton Striker Sr.   created series & wrote scripts for The Lone Ranger and Sgt. Preston of the Yukon radio serials
born on 8-19-1903 in Buffalo, New York
expired 9-4-1962 in East Aurora, New York   age 59   cause: head-on car crash
AKS: Sargeant Sergeant
Olympic sprinter/hurdler  Shirley Barbara Strickland-de la Hunty   in the 1948, 1952 & 1956 games won 7 medals: 3 gold, 1 silver & 3 bronze
born on 7-18-1925 in Guildford, Western Australia, Australia
expired 2-17-2004 in Perth, Australia   age 78
novelist  Arthur Stringer   author of the Perils of Pauline movie serial
expired 9-14-1950 in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey   age 76
tv producer & B-movie director  Herbert L. Strock   made such gems as Gog (1954), I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (1957), Blood of Dracula (1957), How to Make a Monster (1958) & The Crawling Hand (1963)
born on 1-13-1918 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 11-30-2005 in Moreno Valley, California   age 87   cause: heart failure; auto accident
L.A. Ram & actor  Woodrow Wilson Woolwine "Woody" Strode   played the gladiator that fought Spartacus in the movie of the same name (1960)
born on 7-28-1914 in Los Angeles, California
expired 12-31-1994 in Glendora, California   age 80   cause: lung cancer
Alfredo Stroessner & Francisco Franco --- now they're BOTH still dead! former Paraguayan dictator (1954-89)  Alfredo Stroessner Matiauda   overthrew Federico Chávez
born on 11-13-1912 in Encarnación, Paraguay
expired 8-16-2006 in Brasilia, Brazil   age 93   cause: pneumonia; stroke
   Contest Selectors
1979RR7.7%
2000ANG14%
2002ANG9.1%
2003ANG, RR11.1%
2004ANG, RR11.1%
2005RR4.3%
2006RR3.3%
   Scored 5.7000 solo points

former brewery executive  Peter W. Stroh
born on 12-18-1927
expired 9-17-2002 in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan   age 74   cause: brain cancer
actor  Edson Stroll   played Virgil Edwards on McHale's Navy tv series
born on 1-6-1929 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 7-18-2011 in Marina del Rey, Los Angeles, California   age 82   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
2008GAS3.1%

former NBA referee  Earl Strom
born on 12-15-1927 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania
expired 7-10-1994   age 66
AKS: Stromm
movie producer  Hunt Stromberg   made oscar-winning The Great Ziegfeld (1936), The Thin Man movies and a number of Nelson Eddy-Jeanette MacDonald musicals
born on 7-12-1894 in Louisville, Kentucky
expired 8-22-1968 in Santa Monica, California   age 74
astronomy researcher  John D. Strong
born on 1-15-1905
expired 3-28-1992   age 87
actor  Michael Strong   played Dr. Roger Korby in original Star Trek episode What Are Little Girls Made Of? (1966)
born on 8-8-1918 in New York, New York
expired 9-16-1980 in Los Angeles, California   age 62   cause: cancer
avian disease authority  Robert Stroud   doing life in the slammer for murder
¤aka: "The Bird Man of Alcatraz
expired 11-21-1963 in Springfield, Missouri   age 73
dentist Dr.  Charles H. Strub   built Santa Anita racetrack; introduced photo-finishes end electric timing of races
expired 3-28-1958 in Los Angeles, California   age 73
retired Kroger Co. executive  John L. Strubbe   he guided development of the Universal Product Code (UPC) & scanner system
born on 6-27-1921
expired 12-14-1996   age 75
inventor Dr.  Odo J. Struger   invented the Programmable Logic Controller (1957), described in this doctoral thesis "The Process for Quantitative Handling of Positioning Errors on Numerical Control Machines"; lead team at Allen-Bradley that built first device
born on 3-4-1931 in Austria
expired 12-8-1998 in Cleveland, Ohio   age 67   cause: thyroid cancer
former Dead Sea Scrolls scholar  John Strugnell   Oxford & Harvard professor; dismissed as chief editor of the project (1984-90) after intemperate remarks to an Israeli newspaper
born on 5-25-1930 in Barnet, Hertfordshire, England
expired 11-30-2007 in Cambridge, Massachusetts   age 77   cause: infection; cancer
Marxist MIT math professor Dr.  Dirk Jan Struik   wrote Concise History of Mathematics (1948)
born on 9-30-1894 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands
expired 10-21-2000 in Belmont, Massachusetts   age 106
punk rocker  Joe Strummer   singer/guitarist for The Clash
¤real name: John Graham Mellor 
born on 8-24-1952 in Ankara, Turkey
expired 12-22-2002 in Broomfield, Somerset, England   age 50   cause: heart attack
Laugh-In humorist  Jud Strunk   had minor hit with Daisy a Day; ran for Maine State Senate seat (1970) & lost by 1 vote
born on 6-11-1933
expired 10-5-1981   age 47   cause: plane crash
poet  Jan Struther   wrote Mrs. Miniver
expired 7-20-1953 in New York, New York   age 52   cause: cancer
scientist  John William Strutt   did work involving gas densities; discoverer of the noble gas Argon; 1904 Nobel physics laureate
¤title: 3rd Baron Rayleigh
also known in the lab as: Lord Rayleigh 
born on 11-12-1842 in Langford Grove, Maldon, Essex, England
expired 6-30-1919 in Terling Place, Witham, Essex, England   age 76
Carnation Milk Co. founder  Elbridge Amos Stuart
expired 1-14-1944 in Los Angeles, California   age 86
actress & "last Titanic survivor"  Gloria Stuart   a co-founder of the Screen Actors Guild (1933); appeared in The Invisible Man & played the elder Rose Dawson Calvert in Titanic (1997)
¤born: Gloria Frances Stewart
widow of Arthur Sheekman 
born on 7-14-1910 in Santa Monica, California
expired 9-26-2010 in West Los Angeles, California   age 100   cause: lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
2001DTM12½%
2002DTM9.1%
2003DTM5.6%
2004DTM, RIE11.1%
2005DTM, RIE8.7%
2006DTM, LMLD, RIE10.0%
2007DTH, DTM, LMLD, RIE12.9%
2008ANG, DTM, OIE, PCD, RIE15.6%
2009ANG, DTM, RIE, RR13.3%
2010CSI, DTM, OIE, PCD, QKU, RIE, RR25.9%
   Scored 2.5391 points

daring Confederate cavalry officer  James Ewell Brown Stuart   one of Lee's most effective commanders
born on 2-6-1833 in Patrick County, Virginia
expired 5-12-1864 in Richmond, Virginia   age 31
serial killer victim  Kristine Stuart   had been a middle school teacher
born on 7-4-1948
expired 7-??-1979   age 31   cause: murdered
journalist-turned-publisher  Lyle Stuart   published The Sensuous Woman (1969), Naked Came the Stranger (the parody pot-boiler; also 1969) & The Anarchist Cookbook (1970)
¤born: Lionel Simon 
born on 8-11-1922 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 6-24-2006 in Englewood, New Jersey   age 83   cause: heart attack
soap opera actress  Mary Stuart   appeared on Search for Tomorrow & Guiding Light
¤born: Mary Stuart Houchins 
born on 7-4-1926 in Miami, Florida
expired 2-28-2002 in New York, New York   age 75   cause: complications from stroke
former baseball infielder  Richard Lee "Dick" Stuart Sr.
¤aka: "Dr. Strangeglove" 
born on 11-7-1932 in San Francisco, California
expired 12-15-2002 in Redwood City, California   age 70   cause: cancer
geezer  Audrey Stubbart   columnist/proofreader for the Independence Examiner
born on 6-9-1895
expired 11-13-2000 in Independence, Missouri   age 105
inventor  Nathan B. Stubblefield   alleged inventor of the wireless telephone (radio)
born on 11-22-1860 in Murray, Kentucky
expired 3-28-1928 in Murray, Kentucky   age 67   cause: starvation
retired Milton Academy teacher  Harry Clement Stubbs   wrote science fiction stories like Mission of Gravity
¤pen name: Hal Clement 
born on 5-30-1922 in Somerville, Massachusetts
expired 10-29-2003 in Milton, Massachusetts   age 81
former Four Tops lead singer  Levi Stubbs   voiced Audrey II in Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
¤born: Levi Stubbles Jr. 
born on 6-6-1936 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 10-17-2008 in Detroit, Michigan   age 72   cause: complications from stroke; cancer
   Contest Selectors
2007AUDC, DGW6.5%
2008DGW3.1%
   Scored 7.8000 solo points

cult character actor  Stephen Stucker   appeared in Kentucky Fried Movie (1977) & both Airplane movies (1980 & 1982)
born on 7-2-1947 in Des Moines, Iowa
expired 4-13-1986 in Hollywood, California   age 38   cause: cardiopulmonary arrest; metastatic Karposi's sarcoma; AIDS
pecan shop/restaurant chain founder (1938)  Williamson Sylvester Stuckey Sr.   also did a stint in the Georgia legislature
expired 1-6-1977 in Eastman, Georgia   age 67
1922-24 Notre Dame "Four Horsemen" quarterback  Harry A. Stuhldreher
born on 10-14-1901 in Massilon, Ohio
expired 1-22-1965 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania   age 63
actor-turned local tv anchorman  Dean Stuhlmueller   under the name "Dean Miller" played Matt Henshaw on December Bride tv series (1954-61)
born on 11-1-1924 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
expired 1-13-2004 in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan   age 79   cause: cancer
former Olympic gymnast  Leon Stukelj   won 2 gold medals at Paris games (1924), 1 gold and 2 bronze at Amsterdam games (1928) and 1 silver at Berlin games (1936)
born on 11-12-1898 in Novo Mesto, Slovenia
expired 11-8-1999 in Ljubljana, Slovenia   age 100   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
2001 DTM

Elmer's Glue-All inventor  Ashworth N. Stull
born on 1-7-1917
expired 11-7-1991   age 74
biographer  Alvin J. Stump   his book was basis of 1994 movie Cobb
born on 10-20-1916
expired 12-14-1995   age 79
retired Pacific Fleet Admiral  Felix B. Stump   commander of the Lexington during the battle of Leyte Gulf
born on 12-15-1894
expired 6-13-1972 in Bethesda, Maryland   age 77
former Arizona congressman (1977-2002)  Robert Lee "Bob" Stump   on June 5, 1998 raised his public profile by (erroneously) announcing Bob Hope's death from the floor of the House — the AP had inadvertantly moved their archived obituary onto the 'net (Bob lived another 5 years)
born on 4-4-1927 in Phoenix, Arizona
expired 6-20-2003 in Phoenix, Arizona   age 76
ergonomic seating pioneer  William Eugene "Bill" Stumpf   working for the Herman Miller company designed the Ergon chair (1976), the Equa chair (1984) & the Aeron chair (1994; with Don Chadwick)
born on 3-1-1936 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 8-30-2006 in Rochester, Minnesota   age 70   cause: complications from abdominal surgery
flambouyant Las Vegas casino owner  Robert E. "Bob" Stupak   owned "Vegas World" & "The Stratopshere" tower before going bust
born on 4-6-1942 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 9-25-2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 67   cause: leukemia
science fiction writer  Theodore Hamilton Sturgeon   wrote Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea as well as original Star Trek episodes Shore Leave & Amok Time
¤born: Edward Hamilton Waldo 
born on 2-26-1918 in Staten Island, New York
expired 5-12-1985 in Eugene, Oregon   age 67
director  John Elliott Sturges   directed Bad Day at Black Rock (1955), Gunfight at the OK Corral (1957), The Old Man and the Sea (1958), The Magnificent Seven (1960), and The Great Escape (1963)
born on 1-3-1911 in Oak Park, Ilinois
expired 8-18-1992 in San Luis Obispo, California   age 81   cause: heart attack; emphysema
movie producer/writer/director  Preston Sturges   wrote/directed The Great McGinty (1940; oscar for script)
¤born: Edmund Preston Biden 
born on 8-29-1898 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 8-6-1959 in New York, New York   age 60
"plumber"  Frank Anthony Sturgis   during Cuban Revolution against Batista fought at Castro's side but later broke with him over Communism; did 13 months for his role in breakin (wiretapping, conspiracy & burglary)
¤born Frank Anthony Fiorini 
born on 12-9-1924 in Cuba
expired 12-5-1993 in Miami, Florida   age 68   cause: lung & kidney cancer
writer & illustrator  Alexander McCormick Sturm   co-founded Sturm-Ruger & Company (1949)
born on 1-??-1923 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 11-13-1951 in Norwalk, Connecticut   age 28   cause: "an illness of several weeks"
song writer  Jule Styne
¤born: Julius Kerwin Stein 
born on 12-31-1905 in London, England
expired 9-20-1994 in New York, New York   age 88   cause: heart failure
author  William Clark Styron Jr.   wrote Lie Down in Darkness (1951), The Confessions of Nat Turner (1967) & Sophie's Choice (1979)
born on 6-11-1925 in Newport News, Virginia
expired 11-1-2006 in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts   age 81   cause: pneumonia
former Bolivian "cocaine king"  Roberto Suárez Goméz   died broke and abandoned by multiple wives
born on --1932 in Trinidad, Bolivia
expired 7-20-2000 in Santa Cruz, Bolivia   age 68   cause: cardiac arrest
AKS: Gomez Garcia
tenor  John William Sublett   portrayed hustler Sportin' Life in original production of Porgy and Bess (1935)
¤stage name: John W. Bubbles 
born on 2-19-1902 in Louisville, Kentucky
expired 5-18-1986 in New York, New York   age 84
former Indian minister of Food and Agriculture  Chidambaram Subramaniam   introduced new wheat strains that made India self-suffiecient in grain production
born on 1-30-1910 in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
expired 11-7-2000 in Madras, India   age 90
Sri Lankan spiritual leader Satguru  Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
born on 1-5-1927 in Oakland, California
expired 11-13-2001 in Kauai, Hawaii   age 74   cause: intestinal cancer
jazz trumpeter  Richard Merrill "Dick" Sudhalter
born on 12-28-1938 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 9-19-2008 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 69   cause: pneumonia; multiple systems atrophy; stroke
Soviet spymaster (#2 under Beria) Lt.General  Pavel A. Sudoplatov   headed branch of Stalin's secret police that stole U.S. A-bomb secrets and murdered Leon Trotsky in 1940
born on --1907 in Melitopol, Ukraine
expired 9-24-1996 in Moscow, Russia   age 89
music educator  Jean François Sudre   invented the Solresol language (1817)
born on --1787 in Albi, France
expired ??-??-1864   age 77
AKS: Francois
former Laugh-In comic  Alan Grigsby Sues   was Uncle Al, the kiddies' pal
born on 3-7-1926 in Ross, California
expired 12-1-2011 in Los Angeles, California   age 85   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
2007AUDC3.2%

AKS: in case anyone missed the memo: Alan was gay
character actress  Mary Isobel "Molly" Sugden   played Mrs. Slocombe on the BBC comedy series Are You Being Served?
born on 7-21-1922 in Keighley, West Yorkshire, England
expired 7-1-2009 in Guildford, Surrey, England   age 86
 Danny Sugerman   worked his way up from teenage go-fer to co-manager of The Doors; co-wrote No One Here Gets Out Alive; was husband of Fawn Hall
born on 10-11-1954 in Los Angeles, California
expired 1-5-2005 in West Hollywood, California   age 50   cause: lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
2003JL5.6%
2005SLIM4.3%
   Scored 10.0000 solo points

AKS: Sugarman Sugarmen Sugermen
former Indonesian president (1966-98)  Haji Muhammad Bemusu Thojib Suharto   one of the most brutal & corrupt dictators of the 20th century
born on 6-8-1921 in Kemusu Argamulja, Yogyakarta, Java, Dutch East Indies
expired 1-27-2008 in Jakarta, Indonesia   age 86   cause: respiratory failure; multiple organ failure
   Contest Selectors
2002DTM, RAVN, RR27.3%
2003RAVN5.6%
2004RAVN5.6%
2006LMLD, OIE6.7%
2007OIE, RR, WEP9.7%
2008ANG, OIE, RR, SPIT, WEP15.6%
   Scored 4.0563 solo points

Indonesian first lady  Siti Hartinah Suharto   mother of Megawati
born on 6-8-1921 in Kemusa, Dutch East Indies
expired 4-28-1996   age 74
former 1st baseman  August Richard Suhr
born on 1-3-1906 in San Francisco, California
expired 1-15-2004 in Scottsdale, Arizona   age 98
   Contest Selectors
2003JL5.6%

classical violinist  Josef Suk   was a great-grandson of Antonín Dvořák
born on --1929 in Prague, Czechoslovakia
expired
7-6-2011 in Prague, Czech Republic   age 81
former Indonesian president  Ahmed Sukarno   overthrown in 1966
born on 6-6-1901 in Surabaya, Java
expired 6-21-1970 in Jakarta, Indonesia   age 69
old-time Cincinnati baseball catcher (1926-31)  Clyde LeRoy "Sukey" Sukeforth   scout for Branch Rickey that brought Jackie Robinson into the majors
born on 11-30-1901 in Washington, Maine
expired 9-3-2000 in Waldoboro, Maine   age 98
actress  Margaret Sullavan   ex-wife of Henry Fonda
born on 5-16-1896 in Norfolk, Virginia
expired 1-1-1960 in New Haven, Connecticut   age 63
Helen Keller's teacher  Anne Sullivan   remained with Helen as a companion until her death
¤Mrs. John H. Macy 
born on 4-14-1866 in Feeding Hills, Massachusetts
expired 10-20-1936 in Forest Hills, New York   age 70
famed swimmer/diver/actress  Annette Kelleman Sullivan   did swimming & diving shows; arrested in Boston for wearing a one-piece bathing suit (1907); starred in movies Neptune's Daughter (1914) & Daughter of the Gods (1916)
¤nickname: "Million Dollar Mermaid
born on 7-6-1888 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
expired 11-5-1975 in Southport, Queensland, Australia   age 87
operetta composer Sir  Arthur Seymour Sullivan   half of team Gilbert and Sullivan; wrote music for hymn Onward, Christian Soldiers (lyrics by Sabine Baring-Gould)
born on 5-14-1842 in London, England
expired 11-22-1900 in London, England   age 58
newspaper columnist and showman  Edward Vincent Sullivan   hosted Toast of the Town, which later became The Ed Sullivan Show on CBS; his biggest attraction --- Topo Gigio
born on 9-28-1901 in New York, New York
expired 10-13-1974 in New York, New York   age 72   cause: cancer of the esophagus
humorist, newspaper & magazine writer  Frank Sullivan   created Mr. Arbuthnot; member of the Algonquin Round Table
born on 9-22-1892 in Saratoga, New York
expired 2-19-1976 in Saratoga Springs, New York   age 83
former baseball catcher  Haywood Cooper Sullivan   manager/part owner of the Boston Red Sox (1978-93)
born on 2-15-1930 in Georgia
expired 2-12-2003 in Fort Myers, Florida   age 72   cause: stroke
AAU co-founder (1888) & secretary-treasurer  James E. Sullivan   namesake of Award for amateur athletes
born on 11-18-1862 in New York, New York
expired 9-16-1914   age 51
Philadelphia's Zion Baptist Church pastor (1950-88) Rev.  Leon Howard Sullivan   author of The Sullivan Principles (1977), a code of conduct for companies doing business in South Africa during apartheid
born on 10-16-1922 in Charleston, West Virginia
expired 4-24-2001 in Scottsdale, Arizona   age 78   cause: leaukemia
actor  Patrick Barry Sullivan
born on 8-29-1912 in New York, New York
expired 6-6-1994 in Sherman Oaks, California   age 81   cause: respiratory infection
civil rights plaintiff  Paul Eulalius Sullivan   his lawsuit (Sullivan v. Little Hunting Park Inc.; decided by Supreme Court in 1969) forced an end to the segregation of neighborhood swimming pools
born on 5-26-1923 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 3-14-2011 in Bucknell Manor, Fairfax County, Virginia   age 87   cause: complications from stroke
character actor  Frank Sully
¤real name: Frank Sullivan 
born on 6-17-1908
expired 12-17-1975 in Woodland Hills, California   age 67
New York Times publisher (1935-63)  Arthur Hays Sulzberger
born on 9-12-1891 in New York, New York
expired 12-11-1968 in New York, New York   age 77
1940s/50s singer  Yma Sumac
¤born: Zoila Augusta Emperatriz Chavarri del Castillo
nicknames: "The Peruvian Songbird" and "Nightingale of the Andes" 
born on 9-13-1922 in Ichocán, Peru
expired 11-1-2008 in Silver Lake, California   age 86   cause: colon cancer
   Contest Selectors
2008RIE3.1%
   Scored 6.4000 solo points

AKS: Ymma Summac Sumack Summack Amy Camus
Chicago blues guitarist  Hubert Sumlin
born on 11-16-1931 in Greenwood, Mississippi
expired 12-4-2011 in Wayne, New Jersey   age 80   cause: congestive heart failure
Postmaster General (1953-61)  Arthur E. Summerfield
born on 3-17-1899 in Pinconning, Michigan
expired 4-26-1972 in West Palm Beach, Florida   age 73
character actor  George J. "Slim" Summerville   an original Keystone Kop; played yokels
born on 7-10-1896 in Albuquerque, New Mexico
expired 1-5-1946 in Laguna Beach, California   age 49
 James Batcheller Sumner   shared the 1946 Nobel chemistry prize
born on 11-19-1887 in Canton, Massachusetts
expired 8-12-1955 in Buffalo, New York   age 67   cause: cancer
 Sun Fo   only son of Sun Yat-Sen
expired 9-13-1973 in Taipei, Taiwan   age 81   cause: heart attack
 Sun Lu   first wife of Sun Yat-Sen
expired 9-7-1952 in Macao   age 86
 Sun Yaoting   China's last imperial eunuch; he served in the court of China's last emperor, Pu Yi, for several months in 1911
expired 12-17-1996   age 93
Dr.  Sun Yat-Sen   "father" of modern China; lead revolution that overthrew the Manchu Dynasty in 1911; co-founder of the Chinese Nationalist Party
¤born: Sun Wen 
born on 11-12-1866 in Macao
expired 3-12-1925 in Peking, China   age 68
former Thai prime minister (2008)  Samak Sundaravej   lasted 8 months before being sacked for taking money to do tv cooking shows
born on 6-13-1935 in Bangkok. Thailand
expired 11-23-2009 in Bangkok, Thailand   age 74   cause: liver cancer
   Contest Selectors
2009TBC3.3%
   Scored 7.6000 solo points

Talon Inc. vice president  Gideon Sundback   perfected the zipper
expired 6-21-1954 in Meadville, Pennsylvania   age 74
cover of the December 1972 issue of 'Playboy' magazine, drawn by Haddon Hubbard Sundblom illustrator/painter  Haddon Hubbard Sundblom   drew original Santa illustrations that were incorporated into Coca-Cola advertising; designed the Quaker Oats man
born on 6-22-1899 in Michigan
expired 3-10-1976 in Chicago, Illinois   age 76
tourist-trapper  Sapuran Singh "Spoony" Sundher   founded the Hollywood Wax Museum on Hollywood Boulevard (1965)
born on 10-20-1922 in Jolandhar, Punjab region, British India
expired 10-18-2006 in Malibu, California   age 83   cause: congestive heart failure
champion surfer girl  Rell Kapolioka`ehukai Sunn
born on 7-31-1950
expired 1-2-1998 in Makaha, Oahu, Hawaii   age 47   cause: breast cancer
physicist  Andrew William Sunyar
born on 9-9-1920 in Henderson, Michigan
expired 5-22-1986 in Port Jefferson, New York   age 65
U Wisconsin-Madison meteorology prof.  Verner E. Suomi   developed spin-scan camera for weather satellites
born on 12-6-1915
expired 7-30-1995   age 79
consort of a pretender  "Queen" Susan I Zog   wife of "the Prince of Albania" (big whoop!)
¤born: Susan Barbara Cullen-Ward 
born on 1-28-1941 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
expired 7-17-2004 in Tirana, Albania   age 63   cause: heart attack; cancer
go BEYOND the `Valley of the Dolls' author  Jacqueline Susann   wrote Valley of the Dolls (1966), The Love Machine (1969) & Once is Not Enough (1973)
born on 8-20-1921 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 9-21-1974 in New York, New York   age 53   cause: cancer
 Mikhail Andreevich Suslov
born on 11-21-1902 in Shakhouvskol, Russia
expired 1-25-1982   age 79
character actor/singer  Steve R. Susskind   was the pitchman shilling the Nimbus colony in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)
born on 10-3-1942
expired 1-21-2005 in Sunland, California   age 62   cause: auto accident
Screaming Lord Sutch rock musician  Edward David Sutch   founder (in 1963) of Britain's Official Monster Raving Loony Party (headquartered in the Golden Lion Pub in Devon); has son (Tristan) in Texas (by model Thann Quantrill in 1970s)
¤aka: "Screaming Lord Sutch
born on 11-10-1940 in West Hampstead, England
expired 6-16-1999 in London, England   age 58   cause: suicide; hanged
 Richard Towne "Dick" Sutcliffe   created the Davey and Goliath animated kiddie religious show
born on 4-18-1918 in Columbia, Pennsylvania
expired 5-1-2008 in Dallas, Texas   age 90   cause: complications from stroke
former Beatles guitarist (1960-61)  Stuart Sutcliffe
born on 6-23-1940 in Edinburgh, Scotland
expired 4-10-1962 in Hamburg, Germany   age 21   cause: brain hemorrhage
1971 Nobel medicine laureate  Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr.
born on 11-19-1915 in Burlingame, Kansas
expired 3-9-1974 in Miami, Florida   age 58   cause: complications from surgery; esophageal hemorrhage
opera singer Dame  Joan Alston Sutherland
¤Mrs. Richard Bonynge 
born on 11-7-1926 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
expired 10-10-2010 in Les Avents, Switzerland   age 83
former textile mill worker  Crystal Lee Jordan Sutton   while working at a J.P. Stevens plant did organizing work for a union; a New York Times reporter (Hank Leiferman) wrote a book about her - Crystal Lee, A Woman of Inheritance (1975); the book was adapted into the movie Norma Rae (1979)
¤née: Pulley 
born on 12-31-1940 in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
expired 9-11-2009 in Burlington, North Carolina   age 68   cause: brain cancer
actor  Frank Sutton   played Sergeant Carter on Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.
born on 10-23-1923 in Clarksville, Tennessee
expired 6-28-1974 in Shreveport, Louisiana   age 50   cause: heart attack
stride pianist  Ralph Earl Sutton   had album "Last of the Whorehouse Piano Players"
born on 11-4-1922 in Hamburg, Missouri
expired 12-30-2001 in Denver, Colorado   age 79   cause: stroke
bank robber  William Francis "Willie" Sutton Jr.   "its where the money is"
born on 6-30-1901 in New York, New York
expired 11-2-1980 in Spring Hill, Florida   age 79
Apartheid foe  Helen Suzman   as a member of the South African parliament (1952-89) was able to openly ask embarrasing (and humiliating) questions of the prime ministers
¤née: Gavronsky 
born on 11-7-1917 in Germiston, Transvaal, South Africa
expired 1-1-2009 in Houghton, South Africa   age 91
 Shinichi Suzuki   proponent of his own method of teaching the violin to toddlers
born on --1898
expired 1-26-1898 in Matsumoto, Japan   age 99
chemical researcher Dr.  Michael Sveda   discovered the sugar substitute cyclamate (1937; patented 1939); withdrawn from the market by the FDA because junk science experimentalists claimed that impossibly massive quantities of it caused cancer in cancer-prone rodents
born on 2-3-1912 in West Ashford, Connecticut
expired 8-10-1999 in Stamford, Connecticut   age 87   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
nuclear scientist  Theodor H.E. Svedberg   development of the ultracentrifuge earned him the 1926 Nobel prize in chemistry
born on 8-30-1884 in Fleräng, Valbo, Gävleborg, Sweden
expired 2-25-1971 in Örebro, Sweden   age 86
old biddy  Laura Hansine Svehaus
born on 11-19-1886 in Stadtlandet, Norway
expired 3-6-1998 in Bergen, Norway   age 111
author  Andrew E. Svenson   partner in the Stratemeyer Syndicate with Harriet Adams; wrote (or co-wrote) over 70 books under numerous pseudonyms: Bobbsey Twins (as Laura Leetrope), Hardy Boys adventures (as Franklin W. Dixon), Honey Bunch and Norman (as Helen Louise Thorndike)
born on 5-8-1910
expired 8-21-1975 in Livingston, New Jersey   age 65   cause: cancer
orchestra conductor  Yevgeny Fyodorovich Svetlanov   noted interpreter of Borodin's music
born on 9-6-1928 in Moscow, Russia, USSR
expired 5-3-2002 in Moscow, Russia   age 73
former Czech president (1968-75)  Ludvik Svoboda
born on 11-25-1895 in Moravia
expired 9-20-1979 in Prague, Czechoslovakia   age 83   cause: heart attack
tv director  Egbert W. Swackhamer   portrayed as a cartoon character in Space Jam
born on 1-17-1927 in Middletown, New Jersey
expired 12-5-1994 in Berlin, Germany   age 67   cause: ruptured aortic aneurysm
child actor  Buddy Swan   played Charles Foster Kane as an 8 year-old child in Citizen Kane (1941); was the child conductor of the Hellzapoppin pit band
born on 10-24-1929 in Los Angeles, California
expired 3-21-1993 in Colorado Springs, Colorado   age 63
AKS: Swann
kangaroo court jurist  Curtis M. Swango   presided over the "trial" of the murderers of Emmett Till
born on 2-2-1908
expired 12-??-1968 in Simpson, Mississippi   age 60
composer/comedian  Donald Ibrahim Swann   partnered with Michael Flanders; performed reviews call At the Drop of a Hat (1956-67)
born on 9-30-1923 in Llanelli, Wales
expired 3-23-1994 in London, England   age 71
actress  Gloria May Josephine Swanson   played Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard (1950); "I'm ready for my closeup, Mr. DeMille."
born on 5-27-1897 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 4-4-1983 in New York, New York   age 85
   Contest Selectors
1979 MM, VM15.4%
1980 EB, MM12.5%

Swanson Baking Company co-founder (1936)  Harold A. Swanson
born on --1904
expired 10-11-1954 in Rochester, Minnesota   age 50   cause: complications from heart surgery
Genentech co-founder (1976)  Robert A. Swanson   "the father of the biotechnology industry"
born on 11-29-1947
expired 12-6-1999 in Hillsborough, California   age 52   cause: brain cancer
Swanson Baking Company co-founder (1936)  Ruth L. Swanson Venn   it later became Archway Cookie Company
born on 1-17-1910 in Kendallville, Indiana
expired 1-27-2003 in Battle Creek, Michigan   age 93
author & former MSU professor (ATL Department)  Glendon Frederick Swarthout   wrote They Came to Cordura, Where the Boys Are, Bless the Beasts and Children and The Shootist
born on 4-8-1918 in Pinckney, Michigan
expired 9-23-1992 in Scottsdale, Arizona   age 74
former tv newsman & Timex watch pitchman  John Cameron Swayze Sr.   "it takes a lickin' and keeps on tickin'"
born on 4-4-1906 in Wichita, Kansas
expired 8-15-1995 in Sarasota, Florida   age 89
   Contest Selectors
1980 HP6.3%

subject of 20 Questions interview in June 1992 `Playboy Magazine' dancer/actor  Patrick Wayne Swayze   got into trouble Dirty Dancing with a Ghost until Red Dawn
born on 8-18-1952 in Houston, Texas
expired 9-14-2009 in Los Angeles, California   age 57   cause: pancreatic cancer
   Contest Selectors
2009ADWC, BOD, CSI, DFFC, DGW, DTM, GAS, GOHI, JCM, KLS, LMLD, MORB, NFG, QKU, RAVN, RIE, RR, SBAP, TBC, TFM, WEP, XXX73.3%
   Scored 6.8000 points

former Army Air Corps major  Charles W. "Chuck" Sweeney   pilot of Bockscar, the plane that nuked Nagasaki
born on 12-27-1919 in Lowell, Massachusetts
expired 7-15-2004 in Boston, Massachu