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country singer  Ernest Tubb
born on 2-9-1914 in Crisp, Texas
expired 9-6-1984 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 70
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1980 HA6.3%
18th Liberian president (1944-71)  William Vacanarat Shadrach Tubman   his father came to the colony from Augusta, Georgia in 1834; succeeded by vice president William R. Tolbert
born on 11-29-1895 in Harper, Maryland County, Liberia
expired 7-23-1971 in London, England   age 75   cause: prostate cancer
underwear inventor  Marie Tucek   received 1893 U.S. Patent (#494,397) for what we now know as a brassiere
expired ??-??-19??   age ??
historian & author  Barbara Wertheim Tuchman   won Pulitzer Prizes for The Guns of August (1962) & Stilwell and the American Experience in China (1971)
born on 1-30-1912 in New York, New York
expired 2-6-1989 in Greenwich, Connecticut   age 77
character actor  Forrest Meredith Tucker   star of The Crawling Eye (1958) & Sgt. Morgan O'Rourke on F Troop (1965-67)
born on 2-12-1915 in Plainfield, Indiana
expired 10-25-1986 in Woodland Hills, California   age 71   cause: throat cancer
tv/movie writer/producer  Larry Tucker   co-developed The Monkees tv series (1966); wrote I Love You, Alice B. Toklas (1968) & Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969)
born on 6-23-1933 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 4-1-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 67   cause: complications from cancer & multiple sclerosis
ABC/CBS/NBC reporter  Lemuel Tucker
born on 5-26-1938
expired 3-2-1991   age 52
movie poster for `Robot Monster' one-time Lenny Bruce writer  Phillip Jay Tucker   also an el-stinko movie director; his cinematic opus: Robot Monster (1953)
born on 5-22-1927 in Kansas
expired 11-30-1985 in Los Angeles, California   age 58
automobile designer  Preston Thomas Tucker   co-designer of the 1946 rear-engine Tucker Torpedo; subject of movie
expired 12-26-1956 in Ypsilanti, Michigan   age 53
Met Opera tenor  Richard Tucker
¤born: Reuben Ticker 
born on 8-28-1914 in New York, New York
expired 1-8-1975 in Kalamazoo, Michigan   age 60   cause: heart attack
nightclub singer  Sophie Tucker
¤born: Sophie Kalish
nickname: "Last of the Red Hot Mamas" 
born on 1-13-1889
expired 2-9-1966 in New York, New York   age 77
to December 1963 Playmate of Monthto October 1963 Playmate of Month Playboy November 1963 Playmate of Month  Terre Tucker
born on 10-9-1944 in Arizona
expired 12-16-1990   age 46   cause: cervical cancer
Vietnamese dowager Empress  Tu Cung   wife of Emperor Khai Dinh; mother of Bao Dai
¤title: Queen Mother Doan Hui 
born on --1888
expired ??-??-1980 in Hué, Vietnam   age 91
Croatian president  Franjo Tudjman
born on 5-14-1922 in Veliko Trgovisce, Croatia
expired 12-10-1999 in Zagreb, Croatia   age 77   cause: stomach cancer
"experimental" music composer  David Eugene Tudor
born on 1-20-1926 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 8-13-1996 in Tomkins Cove, New York   age 70
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2007GREB
2009GREB
author/illustrator  Tasha Tudor
¤born: Starling Burgess 
born on 8-28-1915 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 6-18-2008 in Marlboro, Vermont   age 92
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2008DGW3.1%
   Scored 5.8000 solo points
radio/tv announcer  Richard Norton "Dick" Tufeld   had been the announcer on Space Patrol, The Time Tunnel & Lost in Space (also provided the voice of the Robot — "Warning Will Robinson"); narrated some Mr. Bubble commercials as well as the Zorro tv series
born on 12-11-1926 in Los Angeles, California
expired 1--2012 in Studio City, California   age 85   cause: heart failure; heart disease
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2007AUDC3.2%
actor  Bowen Charleston "Sonny" Tufts III   appeared in The Seven Year Itch
born on 7-16-1911 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 6-4-1970 in Santa Monica, California   age 58
geologist & spelunker  Bruce Randall "Randy" Tufts   co-discoverer of Arizona's Kartchner Caverns (1974)
born on 8-17-1948 in Tucson, Arizona
expired 4-1-2002 in Tucson, Arizona   age 53   cause: myelodysplastic syndrome
Princeton University statistician  John Wilder Tukey   coined acronym "bit" (binary digit; 1946) and term "software" (1958 American Mathematical Monthly article); co-invented the Fast Fourier Transform
born on 6-16-1915 in New Bedford, Massachusetts
expired 7-26-2000 in New Brunswick, New Jersey   age 85   cause: heart attack
former Electric Prunes bassist  Mark Tulin   played on their big 1967 hit "I Had Too Much to Dream (Last Night)"
born on 11-21-1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 2-26-2011 in Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, California   age 62   cause: heart attack
former Erie, Pennsylvania mayor  Louis J. Tullio
born on 5-17-1916
expired 4-17-1990   age 73
 Alice Tully   Lincoln Center concert hall donor
born on 10-11-1902 in Corning, New York
expired 12-10-1993 in New York, New York   age 91
misogynistic snake-oil quack  Francis Tumblety   purported to be a candidate for Jack the Ripper
born on --1833 in Dublin, Ireland
expired ??-??-1903 in Saint Louis, Missouri   age 70
Ben Hur screenwriter (1959)  Karl Tunberg
born on 3-11-1909 in Spokane, Washington
expired 4-4-1992   age 83
former Chinese Head of State (1966-75)  Tung Pi-wu   a founder of the Chinese Communist Party (1921)
expired 4-2-1975 in Beijing, China   age 89
former heavyweight boxer  James Joseph "Gene" Tunney   world champion 1926-28; father of ex-senator John V. Tunney
born on 5-25-1898 in New York, New York
expired 11-7-1978 in Greenwich, Connecticut   age 80   cause: circulatory ailment
aircraft designer  Alexei Andreyevich Tupolev   son of Andrei; designed the Tu-144 Soviet SST (dubbed "Concordsky"); co-designer (copier) of the Soviet Space Shuttle knockoff Tu-2000: Buran
born on 5-20-1925
expired 5-12-2001 in Moscow, Russia   age 75
Soviet airplane designer  Andrei N. Tupolev
born on 11-10-1888 in Pustomazovo, Tuer Province, Russia
expired 12-23-1972 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 84
Tongan  King George Tupou V
¤full name: Siaosi Tāufa̒āhau Manumataongo Tuku̒aho Tupou V 
born on 5-4-1948 in Tongatapu, Tonga
expired 3-18-2012 in Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China   age 63   cause: leukemia
chemist  Earl Silas Tupper   created the ubiquitous 'burping' food containers: Tupperwaretm (1946); sold company in 1958
born on 7-28-1907 in Berlin, New Hampshire
expired 10-3-1983 in San José, Costa Rica   age 76   cause: heart attack
black activist  Kwame Ture   coined phrases "Black Power" (1966) and "Burn, Baby, Burn"
¤born: Stokely Carmichael 
born on 6-29-1941 in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad
expired 11-15-1998 in Conakry, Guinea   age 57   cause: prostate cancer
pianist  Rosalyn Tureck   a specialist in the works of Bach
born on 12-14-1914 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 7-17-2003 in New York, New York   age 88
AKS: Turek
pianist & composer  Joaquin Turina y Perez
expired 1-14-1949 in Madrid, Spain   age 66
mathematician  Alan Mathison Turing   postulated the basic principles of computing; namesake of the Association of Computing Machinery organization's main award for work in computing
born on 6-23-1912 in London, England
expired 6-7-1954 in Manchester, England   age 41   cause: suicide; strychnine poisoning
physicist Dr.  Anthony Leonid Turkevich   his alpha scattering probe aboard Surveyor 5 determined that the moon was made of high-titanium basalt (1967); he adapted his probe for a 1997 Mars mission
born on 7-23-1916 in New York, New York
expired 9-7-2002 in Lexington, Virginia   age 86
pioneer airplane designer  Wallace Rupert Turnbull   co-inventor of the variable pitch propeller
expired 11-26-1954 in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada   age 84
Alabama vote rights leader  Albert Turner   helped lead the March 7, 1965 Selma-to-Mongomery march that ended in police violence at the Pettus Bridge
born on 2-29-1936 in outside Marion, Alabama
expired 4-13-2000 in Selma, Alabama   age 64   cause: heart failure during surgery
1940s Chicago Bears center & linebacker  Clyde D. "Bulldog" Turner   New York Titans coach (1962)
born on 3-10-1919
expired 10-30-1998 in Gatesville, Texas   age 79   cause: lung cancer
AIDS activist  Dan Turner
born on 12-5-1947
expired 6-4-1990   age 42
former CNN bigwig  Eddie Sims Turner   helped launch the cable news operation
¤nickname: "No Relation to Ted
born on 9-25-1935 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma
expired 3-30-2002 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 66   cause: complications from liver cancer
former Raiders football player  Eric R. Turner Sr.
born on 9-20-1968 in Ventura, California
expired 5-28-2000 in Thousand Oaks, California   age 31   cause: stomach cancer
early silent movie star  Florence Turner
¤aka: "The Vitagraph Girl" 
expired 8-28-1946 in Hollywood, California   age 56
Dollar General Stores founder (1955)  Hurley Calister Turner Sr.
born on 5-28-1915 in Macon County, Tennessee
expired 11-14-2000 in Scottsville, Kentucky   age 85
singer/songwriter  Ike Wister Turner   no truth to the urban legend that he died wearing a "wifebeater"
born on 11-5-1931 in Clarksdale, Mississippi
expired 12-12-2007 in San Marcos, California   age 76   cause: respiratory failure; cocaine toxicity (overdose); hypertensive cardiovascular disease; pulmonary emphysema
actress  Lana Turner
¤real name: Julia Jean Mildred Frances Turner 
born on 2-8-1920 in Wallace, Idaho
expired 6-29-1995 in Los Angeles, California   age 75
Mork & Mindy creator  Lloyd G. Turner
born on 8-14-1924 in Winnemucca, Nevada
expired 11-11-1992   age 68   cause: esophageal cancer
wood-eating mollusk expert Dr.  Ruth Dixon Turner   Harvard professor; world authority on toredos (shipworms)
born on 12-7-1914 in Melrose, Massachsuetts
expired 4-30-2000 in Waltham, Massachusetts   age 85
attorney  Wilburn Fred Turner   successfully defended Clarence Gideon in this second trial (1963)
born on 4-17-1922 in Millville, Florida
expired 11-24-2003 in Kings Point, Florida   age 81
Advanced Micro Devices co-founder (1969)  Edwin James Turney   left company in 1974
born on 3-26-1929 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 10-15-2008 in Cupertino, California   age 79   cause: brain cancer
cross-eyed comedian  Ben Turpin   worked for Essanay & Keystone studios
born on 9-17-1869 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 7-1-1940 in Santa Barbara, California   age 63
jazz saxophonist  Stanley W. Turrentine
born on 4-5-1934 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 9-12-2000 in New York, New York   age 66   cause: complications from stroke
comic book artist  George Tuska   worked on Captain America & Iron Man
¤aka: "Carl Larson" 
born on 4-26-1916 in Hartford, Connecticut
expired 10-15-2009 in Manchester, New Jersey   age 93
Egyptian boy  King Tut-ankh-Amen   his alleged-to-be cursed tomb was discovered in November 1922 by Howard Carter & Lord Canarvon
¤"King Tut" 
born on --1358 BC in Egypt
expired ??-??-1340 BC in Memphis, Egypt   age 18
AKS: Tutankhamen
retired University of Waterloo mathematician  William Thomas Tutte   World War II Bletchley Park ENIGMA code breaker
born on 5-14-1917 in Newmarket, Suffolk, England
expired 5-2-2002 in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada   age 84   cause: congestive heart failure; spleen cancer
renowned Hollywood makeup artist  William Julian "Bill" Tuttle   received an honorary oscar for work done on The 7 Faces of Dr. Lao; also created the makeup for the Morlocks for The Time Machine (1960), the prosthetics for The Twilight Zone episode "Eye of the Beholder" & the makeup for Peter Boyle's monster in Young Frankenstein (1974); his first wife was Donna Reed (1945-47)
born on 4-13-1912 in Jacksonville, Florida
expired 7-30-2007 in Pacific Palisades, California   age 95
WWII soldier  George Tweed   No Man is an Island book & movie based upon his experiences
expired 1-16-1989   age 84
1930s movie actress  Helen Jurgen Twelvetrees
expired 2-13-1958 in Olmstead Air Force Base, Pennsylvania   age 50
General  Nathan Farragut Twining   Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1957-60)
born on 10-11-1897 in Monroe, Wisconsin
expired 3-29-1982 in Lackland Air Force Base, Texas   age 84
country singer  Conway Twitty
¤born: Harold Lloyd Jenkins 
born on 9-1-1933 in Friars Point, Mississippi
expired 6-5-1993 in Springfield, Missouri   age 59
IRA co-founder  Seamus Twomey
expired 9-12-1989   age 70
singer/actress  Beverly Tyler   appeared in several movies with Mickey Rooney; was the daughter-in-law of Fibber McGee & Molly
¤born: Beverly Jean Saul 
born on 7-5-1927 in Scranton, Pennsylvania
expired 11-23-2005 in Reno, Nevada   age 78   cause: pulmonary embolism
to next U.S. president: James Polkto previous U.S. president: William Henry Harrison W.H. Harrison's Vice President (1841); 10th U.S. president (1841-1845)  John Tyler
born on 3-29-1790 in Charles City, Virginia
expired 1-18-1862 in Richmond, Virginia   age 71
actress  Judy Tyler   Princess Summerfall Winterspring on Howdy Doody kiddie show
¤Judith Mae Hess 
born on 10-9-1933 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 7-4-1957 in Billy the Kid, Wyoming   age 23   cause: automobile crash
cover of January 1967 issue of 'Playboy' magazine with Playmate Judy Tylerto February 1966 Playmate of Monthto December 1965 Playmate of Month Playboy January 1966 Playmate of Month  Judy Tyler
born on 12-24-1947 in Los Angeles, California
expired 6-18-2013   age 65   cause: complications from open heart surgery
December 1941 Army Air Corps 1st Lieutenant/fighter pilot  Kermit Arthur Tyler   on Sunday morning December 7th got stuck pulling duty at the aircraft tracking center .... when the Opana radar operators saw a big blob of planes coming at Oahu from due north & called it in to him but he blew it off saying "Don't worry about it." (he didn't think they knew what they were doing); he retired from the Air Force (1961) and eventually went into real estate
born on 4-21-1913 in Oelwein, Iowa
expired 1-23-2010 in San Diego, California   age 96   cause: pneumonia; strokes
movie cowboy actor  Tom Tyler
¤born: Vincent Marko 
expired 5-2-1954 in Detroit, Michigan   age 50
chemist  William C. Tyler   Corning Glass vice president (1943-54); co-inventor of Pyrex glass
expired 11-2-1958 in Corning, New York   age 72
Kenneth's widow  Kathleen Jeanette Tynan
¤née: Halton 
born on 1-25-1937
expired 1-10-1995   age 57
drama critic  Kenneth Peacock Tynan   conducted several interviews for Playboy magazine; conceived of Oh, Calcutta
born on 4-2-1927 in Birmingham, West Midlands, England
expired 7-26-1980 in Santa Monica, California   age 53   cause: pulmonary emphysema
MC5 bandleader  Rob Tyner   had hit with Kick Out the Jams, Mo**er-Fu**ers (sanitized version used "Brothers and Sisters")
¤real name: Robert Derminer 
born on 12-12-1945 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 9-18-1991 in Royal Oak, Michigan   age 45   cause: heart attack
Henry R. Luce's first wife (1923-35)  Lila Hotz Luce Tyng   was introduced to Henry by one of his Yale classmates, Thornton Wilder
born on 3-26-1899 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 3-31-1999 in Gladstone, New Jersey   age 100
actress  Margaret Maud Tyzack   played Antonia (mother of Claudius) in the 1976 BBC miniseries
born on 9-9-1931 in London, England
expired 6-25-2011 in London, England   age 79   cause: cancer
poet  Tristan Tyzara   founded Dadaism
expired 12-24-1963 in Paris, France   age 67

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