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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


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