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Caskets On Parade ... Book of the Dead ... Obits: "Ya" - "Yd"

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©2011 C.O.P. Audit Committee - file update generated 9-16-2011 at 04:50 GMT

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UMW presidential challenger (of Tony Boyle)  Joseph A. Yablonski
born on --1910 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 1-5-1970 in Clarksville, Pennsylvania   age 59   cause: murdered
NKVD thug (1934-36)  Genrikh Yagoda   Menzhinski's assistant/successor; liked to fly paper airplanes during meetings; may have been nuts
born on --1891 in Łódź, Poland
expired ??-??-1938   age 47   cause: executed; shot
Dow chemical engineer  Michael Yakubic   invented Saran Wrap (original name: Eonite)
expired 7-18-1996   age 85
philanthropist  Elihu Yale   Yale University named for him; governor Fort Saint George, Madras, India (1687-92)
born on 4-5-1649 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 7-8-1721 in England   age 73
lock developer/manufacturer  Linus Yale
born on 4-4-1821 in Salisbury, New York
expired 12-25-1868 in New York, New York   age 47
medical physicist  Rosalyn Yalow   shared the 1977 Nobel prize in medicine for her co-discovery of radioimmunoassay
¤née: Sussman 
born on 7-19-1921 in The Bronx, New York, New York
expired 5-30-2011 in The Bronx, New York, New York   age
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two-time Nukie Award winner  Tsutomu Yamaguchi   was an engineer for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries during World War II; while in Hiroshima on a business trip got nuked; after a few days he was home to recuperate & got nuked again; one of the few known individuals to be on the receiving end of a double shot of "love" from the boys down Alamagordo way
born on 3-16-1916
expired 1-4-2010 in Nagasaki, Japan   age 93   cause: stomach cancer
Pearl Harbor attack architect Admiral  Isoroku Yamamoto
¤born: Isoroku Takano 
born on 4-4-1884 in Nagaoka, Japan
expired 4-18-1943 in Bougainville Island, Solomon Islands, Western Pacific   age 59   cause: plane shot down
Minoru Yamasaki in the courtyard between the towers that he designed architect  Minoru Yamasaki   designed the now-destroyed World Trade Center in Manhattan
born on 12-1-1912 in Seattle, Washington
expired 2-7-1986 in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan   age 73   cause: cancer
Bandai Toy Co. founder  Naoharu Yamashina   behind the Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers and Tamagotchi virtual pet fads
expired 10-28-1997   age 79   cause: respiratory failure
Alhoa & Hula Bowl founder  Mackay U. Yanagisawa
born on 9-25-1912
expired 5-30-2000 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 87
Another SFBMoFo failed coup plotter  Gennadi Ivanovich Yanayev   a long-term party hack/apparatchik, had been Gorby's vice president; his half-assed attempt to stymie liberalization backfired and put the whole USSR in the dustbin of history (1991)
born on 8-26-1937 in USSR
expired 9-24-2010 in Moscow, Russia   age 73
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   Scored 7.7000 solo points

1930s & 40s Boogie Woogie jazz musician  James Edward "Jimmy" Yancey
born on 2-20-1898 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 9-17-1951 in Chicago, Illinois   age 53
Mr. Fatburger restaurant chain co-founder (1947)  Lovie Yancey   when partner Charles Simpson was bought out (1952) dropped the "Mr." from the burger palace's name
born on 1-3-1912 in Texas
expired 1-26-2008 in Los Angeles, California   age 96   cause: pneumonia
AKS: Lovey Yancie
former Chechen Republic of Ichkerin acting president (1996-97)  Zelimkhan Abdulmuslimovich Yandarbiyev   linked to al-Qaeda; wanted by the Russians for his involvement in the October 2002 Moscow theater hostage debacle (129 dead, mostly by police-introduced narcotic gas)
born on 9-12-1952 in Kazakhstan
expired 2-13-2004 in Doha, Qatar   age 51   cause: car bomb blast
AKS: Yanderbiyev
mechanical engineer Dr.  An Tzu "Andy" Yang   credited with modernizing the Theory of Screws, employed by personel departments across the nation when dealing with their "human resources"
born on 10-5-1923 in Shanghai, China
expired 11-21-2003 in Woodland, California   age 80   cause: "a number of medical problems"
former Chinese president (1988-92)  Yang Shang Kun   behind the 1989 Tiananman Square massacre
born on --1907 in Tongnan County, Sichuan Province, China
expired 9-14-1998 in Beijing, China   age 91
polka king  Frankie Yankovic
born on 7-28-1915
expired 10-14-1998 in New Port Richey, Florida   age 83
original Lovin' Spoonful guitarist  Zalman Yanovsky   co-owner of Chez Piggy/Pan Chancho restaurant/bakery
born on 12-19-1944 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 12-15-2002 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada   age 57   cause: heart attack
last surviving member of China's "Gang of Four"  Yao Wenyuan   propagana officer for the "Cultural Revolution" debacle
born on ??-??-1931 in Zhuji County, Zhejiang Province, China
expired 12-23-2005 in Shanghai, China   age 74   cause: complications from diabetes
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Nigerian president (2007-2010)  Umaru Musa Yar'Adua   he needs your help in transferring $50,000,000 from an offshore account ...
born on 8-16-1951 in Katsina, Nigeria
expired 5-5-2010 in Lagos, Nigeria   age 58   cause: heart failure; kidney failure
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former Texas senator (1957-71)  Ralph Webster Yarborough
born on 6-8-1903 in Chandler, Texas
expired 1-27-1996 in Austin, Texas   age 92
former N.O.W. president (1987-91)  Mary Alexander "Molly" Yard
¤Mrs. Sylvester Garrett 
born on 7-6-1912 in Shanghai, China
expired 9-21-2005 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania   age 93
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basketball Hall-of-Famer  George Yardley   played for the Fort Wayne/Detroit Pistons & the Syracuse Nationals (1953-60); first player in the NBA to score 2,000 points in a season (1957-58 season), breaking George Mikan's record of 1932 points (1950-51 season)
born on 11-3-1928 in Hollywood, California
expired 8-12-2004 in Newport Beach, California   age 75   cause: ALS
singer & actor  Bruce Yarnell
born on 12-28-1938 in Los Angeles, California
expired 11-20-1973 in Los Angeles County, California   age 35   cause: plane crash
former dancer & mime  Lorene Yarnell   half of theShields & Yarnell comedy mime duo; performed as the robot Dot Matrix in Spaceballs (1987)
born on 3-21-1944 in Inglewood, California
expired 7-29-2010 in Sandefjord, Norway   age 66   cause: brain aneurysm
retired dairy farmer  Max B. Yasgur   the Woodstock Music Festival was held on his farm
born on 12-15-1919 in New York, New York
expired 2-9-1973 in Marathon, Florida   age 53   cause: heart attack
Sheik  Ahmed Yassin   founder of Hamas (12-14-1987)
born on 12-18-1936 in Jorah «or» Jawarah «or» Majdel, Palestine (near Ashkelon)
expired 3-22-2004 in Gaza City, Gaza Strip   age 67   cause: assassinated; missile strike
AKS: Ahmad Amed Amad Yassine Yassim
British tv personality  Paula Yates   mother of three kids (Fifi Trixibelle, Peaches & Pixie) by ex-husband Bob Geldof (1989-95) and one kid (Heavenly Hirrani Tiger Lily) by Michael Hutchence
born on 4-24-1960
expired 9-16-2000 in London, England   age 40   cause: heroin overdose
movie director  Peter James Yates   made Bullitt (1968), The Hot Rock (1972), Mother, Jugs & Speed (1976), The Deep (1977), Breaking Away (1979), Eyewitness (1981) & Krull (1983)
born on 7-24-1929 in Aldershot, Hampshire, England
expired 1-9-2011 in London, England   age 81   cause: "a long illness"
AKS: Juggs
former Illinois rep. (1949-62)  Sidney Richard Yates
born on 8-27-1909 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 10-5-2000 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 91
Boston Red Sox majority owner  Jean R. Yawkey   widow of Thomas
born on 1-24-1909
expired 2-26-1992   age 83
industrialist  Thomas Austin Yawkey   owned the Boston Red Sox (1933-76)
¤born: Thomas Austin 
born on 2-21-1903 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 7-10-1976 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 73   cause: leukemia

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