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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
flamboyant boxing writer  Herbert Randolph "Bert" Sugar   a graduate of the University of Michigan (MBA 1959 & JD 1960)
born on 6-7-1937 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 3-25-2012 in Mount Kisco, New York   age 74   cause: cardiac arrest; lung cancer
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, Massachusetts   age 84   cause: respiratory failure; congestive heart disease; stroke
Nazareth drummer  Darrell Sweet
born on 5-16-1947 in Bournemouth, England
expired 4-30-1999 in New Albany, Indiana   age 51   cause: heart attack
AKS: Darrel
larcenous NFL quarterback  Karl Robert Sweetan Jr.   in 1972 tried to sell a Rams playbook to New Orleans; got busted, not prosecuted, but never played again in NFL; became Vegas blackjack dealer
born on 10-2-1942 in Dallas, Texas
expired 7-2-2000 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 57   cause: complications from vascular surgery
Munchkin soldier  August Clarence Swensen   worked as an electronics technician when he grew up
born on 12-29-1917 in Austin, Texas
expired 2-25-2009 in Plugerville, Texas   age 91
AKS: Swenson
pro wrassler & actor  Robert Alexander "Jeep" Swenson
born on 1-5-1957 in San Antonio, Texas
expired 8-19-1997 in Los Angeles, California   age 40   cause: heart attack
catholic church Cardinal  Kazimierz Świątek
born on 10-21-1914 in Walk, Russian Empire (now Valga, Estonia)
expired 7-21-2011 in Pinsk, Belarus   age 96
AKS: Swiatek
cartoon voice actor  Allen Swift   has voiced Mighty Mouse & Dinky Duck, and Odie Colognie on King Leonardo, Tooter Turtle on Leonardo & Tennessee Tuxedo and Simon Bar-Sinister on Underdog; in commercials was the voice of Twinkie the Kid for Hostess
¤real name: Ira Stadlen 
born on 1-16-1924 in New York, New York
expired 4-18-2010 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 86
   Contest Selectors
2008SPIT3.1%

Texas death row inmate  Christopher Jay Swift
¤number 999496 
born on 2-12-1975
expired 1-30-2007 in Huntsville, Texas   age 31   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2007ADWC, DTM, JCM, KLS, OIE, PCD, QKU, RAVN, RIE, SPIT32.3%
   Scored 9.4049 points

movie/tv writer/director  David E. Swift   co-creator of Mr. Peepers (1952-55), Grindl (1963) & Camp Runamuck(1965) tv series; wrote/directed Pollyanna (1960), The Parent Trap (1961) & Under the Yum Yum Tree (1963) movies
born on 7-27-1919 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 12-31-2001 in Santa Monica, California   age 82   cause: heart failure
Detroit Tigers catcher  Robert Virgil "Bob" Swift   in 1951 caught Bob Cain's four consecutive "balls" to Brown's pinch-hitter Eddie Gaedel
born on 3-6-1915 in Salina, Kansas
expired 10-17-1966 in Detroit, Michigan   age 51
Apollo 13 astronaut  John Leonard "Jack" Swigert Jr.   elected to congress from Colorado in 1982 but died before being sworn in
¤nickname: "Rusty" 
born on 8-30-1931 in Denver, Colorado
expired 12-27-1982 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 51   cause: cancer
geezer  Nora Swinburne
born on 7-24-1902
expired 5-1-2000   age 97
newspaper cartoonist  James Guilford Swinnerton   with Hearst newspaper chain (1896-1971); created The Little Bears (1896) & Little Jimmy comic strips
born on 11-13-1875 in Eureka, California
expired 9-5-1974 in Palm Springs, California   age 98   cause: complications from broken leg
Our Gang child actor  Carl W. Switzer   appeared occasionally on the Roy Rogers tv show in the 1950s; got in an argument over a lost dog, attacked the dog's owner in the owner's house, got shot
¤aka: "Alfalfa
born on 8-7-1926 in Paris, Illinois
expired 1-22-1959 in Simi Valley, California   age 32   cause: shot in stomach; bled to death in ambulance
late 1960s singer  William Oliver Swofford   had 1969 hits with Good Morning Starshine & Jean
¤aka: "Oliver" 
born on 2-22-1945 in Wilkesboro, North Carolina
expired 2-15-2000 in Shreveport, Louisiana   age 54   cause: cancer
composer  Sydney Carter   adapted the Shaker hymn Simple Gifts into the song Lord of the Dance (1963)
born on 5-6-1915 in London, England
expired 3-13-2004 in London, England   age 88
pyroclastic flow survivor  Louis-Augusté Sylbaris   when the Pelée volcano on Martinique erupted (May 8, 1902) he was locked in an almost air-tight solitary confinement cell in the St. Pierre jail
¤nickname: "Samson"
alternate surname spellings: Ciparis, Cylbaris, Cylparis 
born on --1877 in Le Prêcheur, Martinique
expired ??-??-1955 in Panama   age 78
AKS: Auguste
oscar-winning movie production designer/art director  Richard Sylbert   did production design for Manchurian Candidate (1962), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966), Rosemary's Baby (1968; oscar), Chinatown (1974) & Dick Tracey (1990; oscar), ; twin brother of Paul Sylbert
born on 4-16-1928 in New York, New York
expired 3-23-2002 in Woodland Hills, California   age 73   cause: cancer
AKS: Silbert
former "sick kid"  John Dale Sylvester   on 10/6/1926 Babe Ruth hit 3 home runs for him
born on 4-5-1915
expired 1-8-1990 in Mineola, New York   age 74
former Missouri Senator (1952-77)  William Stuart Symington
born on 6-26-1901 in Amherst, Massachusetts
expired 12-14-1988 in New Canaan, Connecticut   age 87
singer  Sylvia Syms
born on 12-2-1917 in New York, New York
expired 5-10-1992   age 74
former Oklahoma congressman (1987-94)  Michael Lynn "Mike" Synar
born on 10-17-1950 in Vinita, Oklahoma
expired 1-9-1996 in Arlington, Virginia   age 45   cause: brain cancer
1952 Nobel chemistry laureate Dr.  Richard Laurence Millington Synge   co-developed partition chromatography
born on 10-28-1914 in Liverpool, England
expired 8-18-1994 in Norwich, Norfolk, England   age 79
Cleveland Orchestra conductor (1946-70)  George Szell
born on 6-7-1897 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary
expired 7-30-1970 in Cleveland, Ohio   age 73   cause: heart attack; bone cancer
 Albert von Szent-Györgyi Nagyrapolt   received the 1937 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 9-16-1893 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary
expired 10-22-1986 in Woods Hole, Massachusetts   age 93
AKS: Gyorgyi
violinist  Joseph Szigeti
¤born: Joska Szigeti 
born on 9-5-1892 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary
expired 2-19-1973 in Lucerne, Switzerland   age 80
nuclear physicist  Leo Szilard   with Enrico Fermi built first "atomic pile" and urged Einstein to write the letter that led FDR to start the Manhattan Project
expired 5-30-1964 in La Jolla, California   age 66
type-setter & classical pianist  Wladyslaw Szpilman   a survivor of the Warsaw ghetto; co-founder of the Warsaw Piano Quintet; author of The Pianist
born on 12-5-1911 in Sosnowiec, Poland
expired 7-6-2000 in Warsaw, Poland   age 88
AKS: Wladislaw
1996 Nobel literature prize winner  Wislawa Szymborska
born on 7-2-1923 in Brin, Poland
expired 2-1-2012 in Krakaow, Poland   age 88   cause: lung cancer

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