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©2009 C.O.P. Audit Committee - file update generated 2-19-2009 at 08:19 GMT

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author  John Hoyer Updike
born on 3-18-1932 in Reading, Pennsylvania
expired 1-27-2009 in Beverly Farms, Massachusetts   age 76   cause: lung canceer
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 7.4000 solo points

operatice baritone  Theodore Uppman   created the title role in the opera Billy Budd (1951)
born on 1-12-1920 in San Jose, California
expired 3-17-2005 in New York, New York   age 85
former Oakland Raiders offensive lineman  Eugene Thurman Upshaw Jr.   after retiring went on to head the NFL players union (1983-2008)
born on 8-15-1945 in Robstown, Texas
expired 8-20-2008 in Lake Tahoe, California   age 63   cause: pancreatic cancer
suffragette  Harriet Taylor Upton
expired 11-2-1945 in Pasadena, California   age 91
author  Edward Falaise Upward
born on 9-9-1903 in Romford, Essex, England
expired 2-13-2009   age 105
   Contest Selectors
2008DTM, KLS6.3%
2009DTM, KLS6.7%
   Scored 3.2500 points

retired Lt.Colonel  Matt Urban   most decorated soldier in U.S. history
born on 8-25-1919 in Buffalo, New York
expired 3-4-1995 in Holland, Michigan   age 75
World Health Organization communicable diseases expert Dr.  Carlos Urbani   identified SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome; 2003)
born on 10-19-1956 in Italy
expired 3-29-2003 in Bangkok, Thailand   age 46   cause: SARS
Playboy photographer  Alex Urbanowski   shot 8 centerfolds & 12 covers for the magazine
¤aka: Alexas Urba 
born on 2-26-1922
expired 3-8-1988 in Chicago, Illinois   age 66
actress  Mary Ure   wife of Robert Shaw
born on 2-18-1933 in Glasgow, Scotland
expired 4-3-1975 in London, England   age 42
Dr.  Harold Clayton Urey   received 1934 Nobel chemistry prize for his 1931 discovery of Deuterium
born on 4-29-1893 in Walkerton, Indiana
expired 1-5-1981 in La Jolla, California   age 87   cause: heart attack; complications from Parkinson's disease
actor  Robert Urich   played Dan Tanna on Vega$; husband of Heather Menzies
born on 12-19-1946 in Toronto, Ohio
expired 4-16-2002 in Thousand Oaks, California   age 55   cause: synovial cell sarcoma
   Contest Selectors
2001 NFG12½%
2002 CMH9.1%
   Scored 9.5000 solo points

author  Leon Marcus Uris   wrote Exodus (1958) & Topaz (1967); wrote screenplay for Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
born on 8-3-1924 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 6-21-2003 in Shelter Island, New York   age 78   cause: renal failure
jurist  Manuel Urrutia Lleo   first president of revolutionary Cuba after ascendancy of Castro (January - July, 1959); later a foe of Castro
born on 12-8-1901 in Yaguajay, Las Villas Province, Cuba
expired 7-5-1981 in New York, New York   age 79
chemical engineer  Lewis F. Urry   in the 1950s invented the alkaline battery for the National Carbon division of Union Carbide (it became Eveready, then Energizer) using manganese dioxide & powdered zinc; also held patents on lithium batteries
born on 1-29-1927 in Pontypool, Ontario, Canada
expired 10-19-2004 in Middleburgh Heights, Ohio   age 77
Playboy cartoon editor (1971-2006)  Michelle Dorothy Urry   her predecessor had been Hef's girlfriend
¤née: Kaplan
Mrs. Alan R. Trustman 
born on 12-28-1939 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
expired 10-15-2006 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 66   cause: ocular melanoma
Cardinal  Corrado Ursi   was Archbishop of Naples
born on 7-26-1908 in Andria, Italy
expired 8-29-2003 in Naples, Italy   age 95
Soviet Defense Minister  Dimitri Fedorovich Ustinov
born on 10-30-1908 in Samara, Russia
expired 12-20-1984 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 76
actor  Peter Alexander Ustinov   awarded two Best Supporting Actor oscars for playing the gladiator school owner Batiatus in Spartacus (1960) & jewel thief Arthur Simpson in Topkapi (1964)
born on 4-16-1921 in London, England
expired 3-28-2004 in Bursins, Switzerland   age 82   cause: heart failure; diabetes
   Contest Selectors
2004ABRA, EOD11.1%
   Scored 5.5500 points

NBC Newsman (1940s-50s)  Clifton Utley   father of Garrick
born on 5-31-1904 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 1-19-1978 in Kahului, Hawaii   age 73
the Sydney Opera House at sunrise architect  Jørn Oberg Utzon   designed the Sydney, Australia, opera house
born on 4-9-1918 in Aalborg, Denmark
expired 11-29-2008 in Copenhagen, Denmark   age 90   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 6.0000 solo points

AKS: Jorn Joern

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