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character actor  Kenneth Tobey   played helicopter pilot Chuck Martin on Whirlybirds syndicated tv series (1957-59)
born on 3-23-1919 in Oakland, California
expired 12-22-2002 in Rancho Mirage, California   age 83
YMCA officer (1911-46)  Channing Heggie Tobias   NAACP chairman (1954-59)
expired 11-5-1961 in New York, New York   age 79
songwriter  Charles Tobias   wrote Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree
born on 8-15-1897 in New York, New York
expired 7-7-1970 in Manhasset, New York   age 72
character actor  George Tobias   played Abner Kravitz on Bewitched
born on 7-14-1901 in New York, New York
expired 2-27-1980 in Hollywood, California   age 78   cause: cancer
former Yale economist  James Tobin   1981 Nobel economics laureate
born on 3-5-1918 in Champaign, Illinois
expired 3-11-2002 in New Haven, Connecticut   age 84   cause: stroke
pitcher  Jim Tobin   in 1942 hit three homers at three consecutive at-bats
expired 5-19-1969 in Oakland, California   age 56
Zontar --- kept at bay by a blowtorch?!  Edwin S. Tobolowsky   a producer of cinematic epics such as Zontar, the Thing From Venus (1966) & Mars Needs Women! (1967)
born on 2-16-1920 in Dallas, Texas
expired 7-29-2006 in Dallas, Texas   age 86
 Alexander Robertus Todd   1957 Nobel laureate in chemistry; son-in-law of the 1936 Medicine laureate
¤title: Lord Todd 
born on 10-2-1907 in Cathcart, Scotland
expired 1-10-1997 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England   age 89
actress  Ann Todd
born on 1-24-1909 in Hartford, England
expired 5-6-1993 in London, England   age 84
WXYZ radio actor  John Todd   the voice of Tonto for almost 20 years on the Lone Ranger radio program
expired 7-14-1957 in Detroit, Michigan   age 88
movie producer  Michael "Mike" Todd Sr.   a husband of Elizabeth Taylor
¤born: Avrom Hirsch Goldbogen 
born on 6-22-1909 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 3-22-1958 in Grants, New Mexico   age 48   cause: plane crash
Smell-O-Vision movie producer  Michael Todd Jr.   stank up theaters with Scent of Mystery (1960)
born on 10-8-1929 in Los Angeles, California
expired 5-5-2002 in County Carlow, Ireland   age 72   cause: lung cancer
former missionary Sir  Reginald Garfield Todd   former prime minister of Southern Rhodesia (1953-58)
born on 7-13-1908 in New Zealand
expired 10-13-2002 in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe   age 94
actor  Richard Todd   portrayed Wing Commander Guy Gibson in The Dam Busters (1955); Ian Fleming wished for him to play James Bond
¤full name: Richard Andrew Palethorpe-Todd 
born on 6-11-1919 in Dublin, Ireland
expired 12-3-2009 in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England   age 90   cause: cancer
shepherd  Antonio Todde   at time of his death he was the oldest man in the world; World War I veteran
born on 1-22-1889 in Tiana, Sardinia, Italy
expired 1-4-2002 in Tiana, Sardinia, Italy   age 112
   Contest Selectors
2002 DTM, JL, RR27.3%
   Scored 1.9250 points

game show producer  William Selden "Bill" Todman   partnered with Mark Goodson
born on 7-31-1916 in New York, New York
expired 7-29-1979 in New York, New York   age 62   cause: complications following heart surgery
actor  Ugo Tognazzi
born on 3-23-1922 in Cremona, Italy
expired 10-27-1990 in Rome, Italy   age 68   cause: cerebral hemorrhage
Japanese foreign minister during World War II  Shigenori Togo   sentenced to Sugamo Prison as a war criminal in 1948
expired 7-23-1950 in Tokyo, Japan   age 67
World War II Japanese prime minister  Hideki Tojo   died a war criminal
born on 12-30-1884 in Tokyo, Japan
expired 12-23-1948 in Tokyo, Japan   age 63   cause: hanged
author  Alice B. Toklas   "longtime companion" of Gertrude Stein
expired 3-7-1967 in Paris, France   age 89
geezer  Nijiro Tokuda   was the oldest man in Japan
born on 6-10-1895
expired 6-12-2006 in Kagoshima, Japan   age 111
   Contest Selectors
2006KLS3.3%
   Scored 3.9000 solo points

AKS: Nijiiro
author  John Willard Toland   won 1971 Pulitzer nonfiction prize for The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-1945
born on 6-29-1912 in La Crosse, Wisconsin
expired 1-4-2004 in Danbury, Connecticut   age 91   cause: pneumonia
19th Liberian president (1971-80)  William Richard Tolbert Jr.   succeeded William Tubman
born on 5-13-1913 in Bensonville, Montserrado County, Liberia
expired 4-12-1980 in Monrovia, Liberia   age 66   cause: shot & bayoneted
actor  Sidney Toler   succeeded Warner Oland as Charlie Chan in the movies (1938-47)
born on 4-28-1874 in Warrensburg, Missouri
expired 2-12-1947 in Beverly Hills, California   age 72
priest  John Francis Reuel Tolkien   eldest son of Hobbit author
born on 11-16-1917 in Oxfordshire, England
expired 1-22-2003 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England   age 85   cause: senile dementia
Oxford professor of literature and English  John Ronald Reuel Tolkien   author of The Hobbit (1937) and The Lord of the Rings trilogy (1954-55); also authored material in the Quenta Silmarillion (published 1977)
born on 1-3-1892 in Bloemfontein, Orange Free State, South Africa
expired 9-2-1973 in Bournemouth, Dorsetshire, England   age 80   cause: bleeding ulcer; chest infection
AKS: JRR J. R. R. Revel Tolkein
former schoolmaster  Michael Hilary Reuel Tolkien   son of Hobbit author
born on 10-??-1920 in Oxfordshire, England
expired ??-??-1984 in England   age 64
tv comedy writer  Samuel "Mel" Tolkin   was head writer on Your Show of Shows (1950-54)
¤born: Shmuel Tolchinsky 
born on 8-3-1913 in Odessa, Ukraine, Russian Empire
expired 11-26-2007 in Century City, California   age 94
associate FBI director (1928-72)  Clyde Anderson Tolson   J. Edgar Hoover's "close personal friend"
born on 5-22-1900 in Laredo, Texas
expired 4-14-1975 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 74
Leo's youngest daughter  Alexandra Tolstoy
¤nickname: "Sasha" 
born on 7-1-1884
expired 9-26-1979 in Valley Cottage, New York   age 95
ichthyologist  Ilia A. Tolstoy   grandson of Leo
born on 2-16-1903
expired 10-28-1970 in New York, New York   age 67
author  Leo Nikolayevich Tolstoy   wrote War and Peace and Anna Karenina
born on 9-9-1828 in Yasnaya Polyana, Russia
expired 11-20-1910 in Astapovo, Russia   age 82
Countess  Tatiana Soukhotine Tolstoy   daughter of Leo; founder of L'Academie Russe in Paris
expired 9-21-1950 in Rome, Italy   age 84   cause: heart ailment
Leo's granddaughter  Vera Tolstoy   descendant of Leo Tolstoy; married Odo Bakovsky in 1921
born on 7-2-1903
expired 3-29-1999 in New Smyrna Beach, Florida   age 95
The Whammy hizself game show host & actor  Peter David Tomarken   hosted Press Your Luck
born on 12-7-1942 in Olean, New York
expired 3-13-2006 in Santa Monica, California   age 63   cause: plane crash; into the Pacific Ocean off the Santa Monica Pier
astronomer  Clyde William Tombaugh   discovered the solar system's (formerly) ninth planet (Pluto) on February 18, 1930 (it's now classified as a "Plutoid")
born on 2-4-1906 in Streator, Illinois
expired 1-17-1997 in Las Cruces, New Mexico   age 90
character actor  David Cecil MacAlister Tomlinson
born on 5-7-1917 in Henley-upon-Thames, Oxfordshire, England
expired 6-24-2000 in Mursley, Buckinghamshire, England   age 83   cause: stroke
Pentecostal Church minister  Homer A. Tomlinson   leader of the Church of God sect; self-proclaimed "King of the World" (beating Leonardo DiCaprio and James Cameron by several decades)
born on 10-25-1892
expired 12-4-1968 in New York, New York   age 76
radiographer, runner, bicyclist  Jane Tomlinson   was named BBC Sportsperson of 2002
¤née: Goward 
born on 2-21-1964 in Rothwell, Yorkshire, England
expired 9-3-2007 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England   age 43   cause: metastatic breast cancer
   Contest Selectors
2005DTM, TBC8.7%
2006DTM, LMLD, SPIT10.0%
2007AUDC, DTM, LMLD, RAVN, SPIT16.1%
   Scored 8.3563 points

physicist  Sin-Itiro Tomonaga   shared the 1965 Nobel prize in physics for his work in quantum electrodynamics
born on 3-31-1906 in Tokyo, Japan
expired 7-8-1979 in Tokyo, Japan   age 73
AKS: Shinichiro
Monroe vice president (1817-25)  Daniel D. Tompkins
born on 6-21-1774 in Scarsdale, New York
expired 6-11-1825 in Staten Island, New York   age 50
Florida death row inmate  Wayne Tompkins
¤number 099350 
born on 3-12-1957
expired 2-11-2009 in Starke, Florida   age 51   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2007OIE3.2%
2008OIE3.1%
2009ADWC, SBAP6.7%
   Did Not Score - insufficient category citations (zero to be exact)

North Vietnamese president (1969-80)  Ton Duc Thang   succeeded Ho Chi Minh
born on --1888 in Long Xuyen Province, French Indochina
expired 3-30-1980   age 91   cause: heart seizure; respiratory failure
chemist  Frank J. Tone   president of the Carborundum Co. of America; father of actor Franchot
expired 7-26-1944 in Niagra Falls, New York   age 75
actor  Stanislav Pascal Franchot Tone   played the dying president in Advise and Consent; son of Frank
born on 2-27-1905 in Niagra Falls, New York
expired 9-18-1968 in New York, New York   age 63
former governor of Gaeta, Italy  Lorenzo de Tonti   revolted against Spanish rule; after fleeing to France he went into banking & came up with a new form of insurance annuity - what we know as a Tontine (1953); was imprisioned by Louis XIV in the Bastille (1668-75); father of Alphonse de Tonty
born on --1630 in Naples, Italy
expired ??-??-1684   age    cause: 54
New World explorer  Alphonse de Tonty   son of Lorenzo de Tonti; with Cadillac established Fort Ponchartrain du de Troit (1701- it grew to become Detroit, Michigan)
born on --1659 in Gaeta, Italy
expired 11-10-1727 in Fort Ponchartrain du de Troit (now Detroit, Michigan)   age 68
comedian/writer  Barry Took   co-creator/producer of Monty Python's Flying Circus; also worked on Laugh-In
born on 6-19-1928 in London, England
expired 3-31-2002 in London, England   age 73   cause: cancer
Webb, Mississippi farmer  James A. Toole Jr.   one of the jurors in the "trial" of J.W. Milam & Roy Bryant for the murder of Emmett Till
born on 9-28-1911
expired 9-??-1979 in Enid, Mississippi   age 67
 John Kennedy Toole   his posthumously published novel The Confederacy of Dunces (1980) won the Pulitzer prize
born on --1937 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 3-26-1969 in Biloxi, Mississippi   age 31
drifter & professed Satanist/serial killer/cannibal  Ottis Elwood Toole   a confederate of Henry Lee Lucas; determined to have been the murderer of Adam Walsh
born on 3-5-1947 in Jacksonville, Florida
expired 9-15-1996 in Raiford, Florida   age 49   cause: cirrhosis of the liver
AKS: Otis
former phone company worker  Robert L. Tools   received the first self-contained artificial heart (July 2, 2001); survived for 151 days
born on 7-31-1942
expired 11-30-2001 in Louisville, Kentucky   age 59   cause: organ failure
one-time advertising executive "Buffalo"  George Ralph Toomer Sr.   claims to have created the Frito Bandito
born on 12-5-1942 in Dallas, Texas
expired 7-20-2009 in Dallas, Texas   age 66
actor  Regis Toomey
born on 8-13-1898 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 10-12-1991 in Woodland Hills, California   age 93
The (wooden) Bridge on the River Kwai;
its concrete & steel replacement is in the background.
Photo circa December 1944 World War II British Lt. Colonel Sir  Philip John Denton Toosey C.B.E., D.S.O.   built bridge number 277 on the Burma-Siam Railway line (aka: The Bridge on the River Kwai)
born on 8-12-1904 in Birkenhead, England
expired 12-22-1975   age 71
Another SFBMoFo Islamo-facist  Noordin Mohammed Top   terrorist money man/mastermind behind bombings in Southeasst Asia
born on 8-11-1968 in Johor, Malaysia
expired 9-17-2009 in Solo, Central Java, Indonesia   age 41   cause: shot to death
   Contest Selectors
2009TWOS3.3%
   Scored 11.0000 solo points

AKS: Mohamed Mohamad Mohamed Muhamed Muhamad Muhammed Muhammad
clergyman  Augustus Montague Toplady   wrote lyrics to hymn Rock of Ages (1776; music by Thomas Hastings)
born on 11-4-1740 in Franham, England
expired 8-11-1778 in London, England   age 37   cause: tuberculosis
 Daniel Topping   New York Yankees minority owner (1945-65)
born on 6-11-1912
expired 5-18-1974 in Miami Beach, Florida   age 61
 Lois Clemore Topping   had been a survivor of the March 12, 1928 collapse of the St. Francis Dam in San Francisquito Canyon, Santa Paula California (450 lives lost)
born on 2-10-1920 in Nebraska City, Nebraska
expired 12-12-2007 in Ventura, California   age 87
singer  Melvin Howard Tormé   co-wrote The Christmas Song ("Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, ..."); not to be confused with the 1980 movie Melvin & Howard
¤aka: "The Velvet Fog" 
born on 9-13-1925 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 6-5-1999 in Los Angeles, California   age 73   cause: complications from 1996 stroke
AKS: Torme
sadistic Spanish monk  Tomás de Torquemada   Inquisitor-General of the Spanish Inquisition (1483), initially organized to expel Jews and Moslems from Spain
born on --1420 in Spain
expired 9-16-1498 in Avila, Spain   age 78
shot put champion  Jack Torrance   held world record from 1935 to 1959
born on 6-20-1912
expired 11-11-1969 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana   age 57
former Panamanian dictator General  Omar Torrijos Herrera   engineered coup that overthrew Panamanian president Arnulfo Arias Madrid (1968)
born on 2-13-1929 in Santiago de Veragua, Panama
expired 7-31-1981 in Penonomé, Panama   age 52   cause: plane crash
   Contest Selectors
1980 HP6.3%

Chicago gangleader  Johnny Torrio   supplanted by Al Capone
expired 4-16-1957 in New York, New York   age 75
composer  Federico Moreno Torroba
expired 9-12-1982   age 91
tv producer  Ivan Lawrence Tors   gave us Science Fiction Theater, Sea Hunt & Flipper
born on 6-12-1916 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary
expired 6-4-1983 in Mato Grasso, Brazil   age 66
author  Berick Traven Torsvan   wrote The Treasure of Sierra Madre (1935)
¤pen name: "B. Traven" 
born on 2-23-1882 in Schwiebus, Germany
expired 3-27-1969 in Mexico City, Mexico   age 87
conductor  Arturo Toscanini   lead NBC Symphony Orchestra; father-in-law of Vladimir Horowitz
born on 3-25-1867 in Parma, Italy
expired 1-16-1957 in New York, New York   age 89
Arturo's daughter  Wally Toscanini
expired 5-8-1991   age 91
former Philadelphia Eagles owner (1969-85)  Leonard Hyman Tose   gambled away his fortune
born on 3-6-1915 in Bridgeport, Pennsylvania
expired 4-15-2003 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 88   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
2003PCD5.6%
   Scored 6.2000 solo points

comic book artist  Alexander Toth   created the Space Ghost character
born on 6-25-1928 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 5-27-2006 in Burbank, California   age 77   cause: heart failure
Hungarian journalist  Lazlo Toth   convicted co-defendant in the Cardinal Jozsef Mindszenty trial; NOT the hammer-wielding loon that attacked the Pieta in the 1960s
expired 9-19-1952 in Hungarian prison   age 75
inventor  Andrew J. Toti   claimed to have come up with the personal flotation device device more commonly known as the "Mae West" (Peter Markus beat him to it); also invented an automatic chicken plucker
born on 7-23-1915 in Visalia, California
expired 3-20-2005 in Modesto, California   age 89
diminutive impressionist painter  Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec   did lots of paintings of dance-hall women; purported to have invented "mayonaise au chocolat" (better known as "chocolate mousse")
born on 11-24-1864 in Albi, Tarn, Midi-Pyrénées, France
expired 9-9-1901 in Malromé, France   age 36   cause: stroke; siphilis
AKS: Tooloose Touloose Twoloose Twolouse Latrek Latrec Lahtrek Lahtrec
opera mezzo-soprano  Jennie Tourel
born on 6-22-1910 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
expired 11-23-1973 in New York, New York   age 63   cause: lung cancer
horror/noir movie director  Jacques Tourneur   directed Cat People (1942), Out of the Past (1947) & Berlin Express (1948)
born on 11-12-1904 in Paris, France
expired 12-19-1977 in Bergerac, Dordogne, Aquitaine, France   age 73
French Nazi collaborator  Paul Touvier
born on 4-3-1915 in Saint-Vincent-sur-Jabron, Alpes de Haut-Provence, France
expired 7-16-1996 in Paris, France   age 81   cause: prostate cancer
former Texas Senator (1961-85)  John Goodwin Tower
born on 9-29-1925 in Houston, Texas
expired 4-5-1991 in Brunswick, Georgia   age 65
Gruman Aircraft co-founder (1929) & CEO  Edwin Clinton Towl
born on 10-26-1905 in New York, New York
expired 1-4-1990 in Stuart, Florida   age 84
character actor  Harry Townes   played Reger in original Star Trek tv episode Return of the Archons (1967)
born on 9-18-1914 in Huntsville, Alabama
expired 5-23-2001 in Huntsville, Alabama   age 86
2nd Miss America (1922 & 1923)  Mary Catherine Campbell Townley   only person to win the pageant twice
born on 5-??-1907
expired ??-??-1990   age 83
CBS News veteran  Dallas S. Townsend   anchored the World News Roundup on CBS Radio for 25 years
born on 1-17-1919
expired 6-1-1995   age 76
blues pianist  Henry "Mule" Townsend
born on 10-27-1909 in Shelby, Mississippi
expired 9-24-2006 in Grafton, Wisconsin   age 96   cause: pulmonary edema
Avis Rent-a-Car chairman & president (1962-65)  Robert Chase Townsend   in 1970 wrote Up the Organization: How to Stop the Corporation from Stifling People and Strangling Profits
born on 7-30-1920 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 1-12-1998 in Anguilla, West Indies   age 77   cause: heart attack
former Confederate Army soldier  William D. Townsend
expired 2-22-1953 in Olla, Louisiana   age 106
Fifth Dimension singer  Ronald L. Townson
born on 1-29-1933 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 8-2-2001 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 68   cause: renal failure; kidney disease
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in April 1967 historian  Arnold Joseph Toynbee   wrote 12 volume A Study of History
born on 4-14-1889 in London, England
expired 10-22-1975 in York, England   age 86   cause: complications from stroke
super-geezer  Tsuneyo Toyonaga   had been the oldest woman in Japan
born on 5-21-1894 in Tano, Kochi Prefecture, Shikoku Island, Japana
expired 2-22-2008 in Nankoku, Kochi Prefecture, Shikoku Island, Japan   age 113
   Contest Selectors
2008DFFC3.1%
   Scored 3.7000 solo points

singer  Arthur Tracy
¤born: Abba Tracovutsky 
born on 6-25-1903 in Kamenetz-Podolsk, Moldavia
expired 10-5-1997 in New York, New York   age 94
actor  Edward Tracy   brother of actors Scott Brady and Lawrence Tierney
¤real name: Edward Tierney 
born on 5-13-1928 in New York, New York
expired 12-18-1985 in Orange, California   age 56   cause: heart failure
Academy Award-winning actor  Spencer Bonaventure Tracy   played Father Flanagan in Boys Town; paired with Katharine Hepburn (on and off screen); played Chief Culpepper in It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World; his final film was Guess Who's Coming to Diner?
born on 4-5-1900 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 6-10-1967 in Beverly Hills, California   age 67   cause: heart attack
former Kraft food scientist  Edwin Traisman   developed the process to make Cheez Whiz; created the process for freezing McDonald's french fries; was first Wisconsin McDonald's franchisee (1957, in Madison)
born on 11-25-1915 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 6-5-2007 in Madison, Wisconsin   age 91   cause: heart attack
Macedonian president (1999-2004)  Boris Trajkovski
born on 6-25-1956 in Strumica, Macedonia
expired 2-26-2004 in Stolac, Hercegovina   age 47   cause: plane crash
former South Vietnamese foreign minister  Tran Van Lam   presided over the South Vietnamese senate during the surrender to the north
born on 7-30-1913 in Cho Lon, Vietnam
expired 2-6-2001 in Canberra, Australia   age 87
former Michigan congressman (1937-38)  Andrew Jackson Transue
born on 1-12-1903 in Clarksville, Michigan
expired 6-24-1995   age 92
next-to-last president of South Vietnam (4/21/1975-4/25/1975)  Tran Van Huong
born on 12-1-1903 in Vinh Long Province, Vietnam
expired ??-??-1982   age 78
North Vietnamese General  Tran Van Tra   commanded communist forces in South Vietnam from 1963-1975
born on --1918 in My Tho, Quang Ngai Province, French Indochina
expired 4-20-1996 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam   age 77
 Jeanette Scola Trapani   a survivor of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake
born on 4-21-1902 in Telegraph Hill, San Francisco, California
expired 12-28-2009 in El Dorado Hills, California   age 107   cause: neumonia
Met Opera soprano (1937-53)  Helen Traubel
born on 6-20-1899 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 7-28-1972 in Santa Monica, California   age 69   cause: heart attack
impressionist  Frederick Albert Travalena III
born on 10-2-1942 in The Bronx, New York, New York
expired 6-28-2009 in Encino, California   age 66   cause: non-Hodgkin's lymphoma; prostate cancer
Peter, Paul and Mary singer  Mary Allin Travers
born on 11-9-1936 in Louisville, Kentucky
expired 9-16-2009 in Danbury, Connecticut   age 72   cause: complications from chemotherapy; leukemia
   Contest Selectors
2005GHG, TBC8.7%
2006DFFC, DTM6.7%
2007DFFC, DTM, PUD9.7%
2008DFFC3.1%

AKS: Ellin
author  Pamela Lyndon Travers   wrote Mary Poppins (1934)
¤born: Helen Lyndon Goff 
born on 8-9-1899 in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia
expired 4-23-1996 in London, England   age 96
 Susan Traves   only woman to serve in the Franch Foreign Legion
born on 9-23-1909 in London, England
expired 12-18-2003 in Paris, France   age 94
former showgirl  Doris Eaton Travis   had been the last surviving Ziegfeld Follies girl; introduced "Singing In The Rain" on Broadway (it was written for her to perform)
born on 3-14-1904 in Norfolk, Virginia
expired 5-11-2010 in Commerce, Michigan   age 106   cause: aneurysm
   Contest Selectors
2006PCD, RR6.7%
2007PCD, RR6.5%
2008DTM, PCD, RIE, RR12.5%
2009DTM, PCD, RIE, RR13.3%
2010DTM, PCD, RIE, RR14.8%
   Scored 2.2125 points

activist  Helen L. Travis   in 1967 the Supreme Court overturned her conviction of traveling to Cuba without a passport stamp valid for that destination (1962)
born on 9-3-1916 in New York, New York
expired 11-14-2002 in San Pedro, California   age 86
pornographer  Charles E. "Chuck" Traynor   "discovered" Linda Lovelace - taught her the proper "technique"; married to her (1971-74) & Marilyn Chambers (1975-85)
born on 8-21-1937
expired 7-22-2002 in Chatsworth, California   age 68   cause: heart attack
former Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman  Howard Joseph "Pie" Traynor   in Baseball Hall-of-Fame
born on 11-11-1899 in Framingham, Massachusetts
expired 3-16-1972 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania   age 72
character actor  Arthur Treacher   known for playing butlers; for many years the announcer on Merv Griffin's tv talk show; front man for a chain of Fish 'n' Chips restaurants that bear his name
¤real name: Arthur Veary 
born on 7-23-1894 in Brighton, Sussex, England
expired 12-14-1975 in Manhasset, New York   age 81   cause: heart ailment
   Contest Selectors
1979 MS

one-term Louisiana governor (1980-83)  David Conner Treen Sr.   first Republican governor of Louisiana since reconstruction; lost re-election bid to Edwin Edwards
born on 7-16-1928 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
expired 10-29-2009 in Metairie, Louisiana   age 81   cause: complications from respiratory illness
actress  Mary Treen
¤born: Mary Louise Summers 
born on 3-27-1907 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 7-20-1989 in Newport Beach, California   age 82   cause: cancer
author & war correspondent  Richard William Tregaskis   wrote Guadalcanal Diary (1943)
born on 11-28-1916 in Elizabeth, New Jersey
expired 8-15-1973 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 56   cause: drowned
former Costa Rican president (1966-70)  José Joaquin Antonio Trejos Fernández   amended their constitution so that an individual could not serve two consecutive terms
born on 4-18-1916 in San José, Costa Rica
expired 2-10-2010 in San José, Costa Rica   age 93
AKS: Jose Fernandez
"B" movie actor  Lester Tremayne   starred in Angry Red Planet; spoke the opening narration of Forbidden Planet (1956); member of the radio hall of fame
born on 4-16-1913 in London, England
expired 12-19-2003 in Santa Monica, California   age 90   cause: heart failure
Greenfield Village tintype and daguerreotyper  Charles H. Tremear
expired 7-20-1943 in Detroit, Michigan   age 77
New Jersey Supreme Court judge  Thomas Whitaker Trenchard   presiding judge in trial of Bruno Hauptman for the kidnapping of Charles Lindbergh III
born on 12-13-1863 in Centreton, Salem County, New Jersey
expired 7-23-1942 in Trenton, New Jersey   age 78   cause: cerebral hemorrhage
WXYZ radio owner  George Washington Trendle   his network was the originator of such radio hits as The Lone Ranger, The Green Hornet and Sergeant Preston of the Yukon
born on 7-4-1884 in Norwalk, Ohio
expired 5-10-1972 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan   age 87   cause: heart attack
actress  Claire Trevor   won oscar for Key Largo (1948); also appeared in Dead End (1937) & Stagecoach (1939)
¤born: Claire Wemlinger 
born on 3-8-1909 in New York, New York
expired 4-8-2000 in Newport Beach, California   age 91   cause: respiratory failure
historian  Hugh Redwald Trevor-Roper   wrote The Last Days of Hitler (1947); authenticated the bogus 60 volume set of "Hitler's Diaries" (1983)
born on 1-15-1914 in Glanton, Northumberland, England
expired 1-26-2003 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England   age 89
Payne, Mississippi farmer  Ray Tribble   one of the jurors in the "trial" of J.W. Milam & Roy Bryant for the murder of Emmett Till
born on 11-24-1926
expired 4-24-1998 in Money, Mississippi   age 71
Oklahoma death row inmate  Eddie Leroy Trice
born on 3-27-1952
expired 1-9-2001 in McAlester, Oklahoma   age 48   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2001 TEX12½%
   Did  Not Score - insufficient category citations (only 2 of the minimum 3 needed)

Club Med co-founder  Gilbert Trigano
born on 7-28-1920 in France
expired 2-4-2001 in Paris, France   age 80
author  Alice Stewart Trillin   wife of Calvin
born on 5-8-1938 in Portchester, New York
expired 9-11-2001 in New York, New York   age 63   cause: heart failure
writer  Diana Rubin Trilling
born on 7-21-1905 in New York, New York
expired 10-23-1996 in New York, New York   age 91
Columbia U. professor & critic Dr.  Lionel Trilling
born on 7-4-1905 in New York, New York
expired 11-5-1975 in New York, New York   age 70   cause: cancer
Our Gang child actor  Marvin Trin
¤aka: "Bubbles
expired ??-??-19??   age ??
photographer  Eugene C. Trindl   shot over 200 covers & 800 spreads for TV Guide; also did photography for three Playboy playmates
born on 4-14-1924
expired 6-29-2004 in Van Nuys, California   age 80   cause: pancreatic cancer
cover of 'Clyde Crashcup' comic book comic book artist  Irving Rose "Budd" Tripp   drew lots of Little Lulu; also drew Clyde Crashcup
born on 6-5-1921 in Poughkeepsie, New York
expired 11-27-2009 in Lakeland, Florida   age 88   cause: complications from cancer
former kids show host  Paul Tripp   was Mr. I. Magination on CBS (1949-52); created Tubby the Tuba (1945)
born on 2-20-1911 in New York, New York
expired 8-29-2002 in New York, New York   age 91
airline head  Juan Terry Trippe   co-acquired Pan American Airways (1928)
born on 6-27-1899 in Sea Bright, New Jersey
expired 4-3-1981 in New York, New York   age 81   cause: stroke
auto executive Sir  Alexander James Trotman   former Ford Motor Co. CEO (1993-98)
born on 7-22-1933 in Middlesex, England
expired 4-25-2005 in Yorkshire, England   age 71
Russian Communist  Leon Trotsky   a leader of the 1905 and 1917 Russian revolutions; Stalin rival after Lenin's death, expelled from Russia by Stalin in 1929 and assassinated at Stalin's behest in 1940 by Ramón Mercader
¤real name: Lev Davidovich Bronstein 
born on 11-8-1879 in Elisavetgrad, Russia
expired 8-20-1940 in Mexico City, Mexico   age 60   cause: pick-ax through eye
Leon's widow  Natalia Sedova Trotsky
expired 1-23-1962 in Corbeil, France   age 79
band leader  John Scott Trotter   Bing Crosby's musical director
born on 6-14-1908 in Charlotte, North Carolina
expired 10-30-1975 in Hollywood, California   age 67   cause: cancer
actor  Patrick George Troughton   second to play Doctor Who (1966-69)
born on 3-20-1920 in London, England
expired 3-28-1987 in Columbus, Georgia   age 67   cause: heart attack
actor  Robert William "Bobby" Troup   wrote song Get Your Kicks on Route 66; appeared in M*A*S*H (1970) as the jeep driver that kept saying "...goddam army..."; husband of Julie London
born on 10-18-1918 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
expired 2-7-1999 in Los Angeles, California   age 80
early aviatrix  Evelyn "Bobbi" Trout   last surviving competitor from 1st Women's Transcontinental Air Race (1929)
born on 1-7-1906 in Greenup, Illinois
expired 1-24-2003 in La Jolla, California   age 97   cause: heart attack
developer of milk homogenization  G. Malcolm Trout
born on 3-7-1896
expired 11-1-1990 in East Lansing, Michigan   age 94
former Detroit Tigers pitcher (1939-51)  Paul Howard "Dizzy" Trout
born on 6-29-1915 in Sandcut, Indiana
expired 2-28-1972 in Chicago, Illinois   age 56   cause: stomach cancer
Robert Trout former CBS & ABC newsman  Robert Trout   coined phrase "fireside chat" to describe FDR's 1930s radio broadcasts; one of "Murrow's Boys"
¤born: Robert Albert Blondheim 
born on 10-15-1908 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 11-14-2000 in New York, New York   age 91   cause: congestive heart failure
   Contest Selectors
1979 RR7.7%
2000 RR14%
   Scored 5.9000 solo points

tv performer  Robert E. "Bob" Trow   played Robert Troll and Bob Dog on Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood
born on 2-26-1926
expired 11-2-1998 in New Alexandria, Pennsylvania   age 72   cause: heart attack
publisher  Cornelius Robertson Trowbridge   headed Yankee Publishing (Yankee Magazine, Old Farmer's Almanac)
born on 3-31-1932 in Salem, Massachusetts
expired 9-8-2003 in Peterborough, New Hampshire   age 71   cause: complications from pulmonary blood clot
R&B singer  Doris Troy   had 1963 with Just One Look; inspiration for musical Mama, I Want To Sing (written by her sister)
¤born: Doris Higgensen
wrote/sand as: Doris Payne (grandmother's maiden name) 
born on 1-6-1937 in New York, New York
expired 2-16-2004 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 67   cause: emphysema
AKS: Higginsen Higgenson Higginson
former Soviet ambassador to the U.N. (1977-86)  Oleg A. Troyanovsky
born on 11-24-1919 in Moscow, Russia
expired 12-21-2003   age 84
former Canadian Prime Minister  Pierre Elliot Trudeau
born on 10-18-1919 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
expired 9-28-2000 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada   age 80   cause: pneumonia; prostate cancer; Parkinson's disease
   Contest Selectors
1979 HPm YJ15.4%
1980 BB6.3%

adult film actress & singer  Andrea True   had disco "hits" with "What's Your Name, What's Your Number" (1977) and "More, More, More" (1976, which she probably said a lot during her porno film career); appeared in Psyched for Sex (1974; aren't we all), Deep Throat, Part II (1974; as the Whacker Attacker under the nom-de-suckola 'Inger Kissen'), The Wetter the Better (1974; going down on 'Marc Spitts'?) and "Mash'd (1976; as Hot Pussy ... wait a minute, is this an oblique reference to 'lips'?)
¤real name: Andrea Marie Truden 
born on 7-26-1943 in Nashville, Tennessee
expired 11-7-2011 in Kingston, New York   age 68
"New Wave" movie writer/director/producer/actor  François Roland Truffaut   directed Les quatre cents coups (The 400 Blows; 1959) & Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
born on 2-6-1932 in Paris, France
expired 10-21-1984 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France   age 52   cause: brain tumor
AKS: Francois
Dominican Republic dictator (1930-61) Generalissimo  Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina
born on 10-24-1891 in San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic
expired 5-31-1961 in Ciudad Trujillo, Dominican Republic   age 69   cause: assassinated
Harry's widow  Elizabeth Virginia Wallace "Bess" Truman
born on 2-13-1885 in Independence, Missouri
expired 10-18-1982 in Kansas City, Missouri   age 97
   Contest Selectors
1979 HA, HFS, JW, MS, RR38.5%
1980 DO, JW, RR, VA25.0%

Spirit Lake Lodge resort owner (1928-80)  Harry R. Truman   refused to evacuate when nearby volcano threatened eruption
born on 10-30-1896
expired 5-18-1980   age 83   cause: buried beneath pyroclasitic flows from Mount St. Helens eruption
to next U.S. president: Dwight D. Eisenhowerto previous U.S. president: Franklin Roosevelt 33rd U.S. president (1945-53)  Harry S Truman   gave order to nuke Hiroshima and Nagasaki; screwed-up mismanaging the military during Korean War; father of Margaret
born on 5-8-1884 in Lamar, Missouri
expired 12-26-1972 in Kansas City, Missouri   age 88
Hollywood Ten screen writer  James Dalton Trumbo   wrote screenplay for Exodus (1960)
born on 12-9-1905 in Montrose, California
expired 9-10-1976 in Los Angeles, California   age 70   cause: heart attack
movie cinematographer  Donald Edmund Trumbull   father of Douglas; designer of movie effects
born on 5-27-1909
expired 6-7-2004 in Graeagle, California   age 95
New York real estate developer  Fred Christ Trump   husband of Mary McLeod Trump; father of "The Donald," Robert, Federal Judge Maryanne Trump Barry, Elizabeth Trump Grau and Fred Jr. (deceased 1981)
born on 10-11-1905 in New York, New York
expired 6-25-1999 in New York, New York   age 93   cause: pneumonia
"The Donald's" mother  Mary McLeod Trump   widow of Fred
born on 5-10-1912 in Isle of Lewis, Scotland
expired 8-7-2000 in New Hyde Park, New York   age 88
 Alan Truscott   was the second New York Times contract bridge editor (1964-2005; succeeding Albert Morehead)
born on 4-16-1925 in London, England
expired 9-4-2005 in Adirondack Mountains, New York   age 80   cause: cancer
movie costume & production designer  John Truscott   won two oscars (production & costume design) for Camelot (1967)
born on --1936 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
expired 9-5-1993 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia   age 57   cause: heart problems
abolitionist, feminist  Sojourner Truth
¤real name: Isabella Van Wagener 
born on --1797 in Ulster County, New York
expired 11-26-1883 in Battle Creek, Michigan   age 86
actor, author  Thomas Tryon
born on 1-14-1926 in Hartford, Connecticut
expired 9-4-1991 in Los Angeles, California   age 65
Congo premier (1963-65)  Moise Tshombe-Kapenda   led Katanga Province's independence (1960-63)
born on 11-10-1919 in Musumba, Congo
expired 6-29-1969 in Algiers, Algeria   age 49
Malagasy Republic president (1959-72)  Philibert Tsiranana   overthrown in 1972 military coup
born on 10-18-1912 in Anahidrano, Madagascar
expired 4-16-1978 in Tananarive, Madagascar   age 66
former Mass. senator & 1992 presidential candidate  Paul Efthemios Tsongas
born on 2-14-1941 in Lowell, Massachusetts
expired 1-18-1997 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 55   cause: non-Hodgkins lymphoma

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