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Caskets On Parade ... Book of the Dead ... Obits: "Ze" - "Zh"

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©2011 C.O.P. Audit Committee - file update generated 8-5-2011 at 03:39 GMT

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physicist  Pieter Zeeman   shared the 1902 Nobel Physics prize
born on 5-25-1865 in Zonnemaire, Schouwen Island, Zeeland, The Netherlands
expired 10-9-1943 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands   age 78
 Carl Zeiss   founded optical equipment company (1846)
born on 9-11-1816 in Weimar, Germany
expired 12-3-1888 in Jena, Germany   age
`championship' tag-team pro wrassler  Francis E. "Frank" Zela   started career as the "Masked Destroyer"
¤aka: "Boris Volkoff
born on 5-9-1927 in Calumet City, Illinois
expired 10-15-2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 76   cause: congestive heart failure
"New Wave" science fiction writer  Roger Joseph Zelazny   wrote Damnation Alley, Eye of Cat, Lord of Light, amongst others
born on 5-13-1937 in Euclid, Ohio
expired 6-14-1995 in Santa Fe, New Mexico   age 58   cause: cancer
paper company executive  Harold Lionel Zellerbach   Crown-Zellerbach president (1928-69); died while on a cruise
born on 3-25-1894 in San Francisco, California
expired 1-29-1978 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 83
World War I veteran  William S. Zelnicker   lost a lung to a Mustard Gas attack
born on 10-2-1898 in Russia
expired 10-11-2000 in Los Angeles, California   age 102
 Zeng Jinlian   purported to have been tallest woman who ever lived at 8 feet 2 inches
born on 6-26-1964 in China
expired 1-13-1982 in Hunan, China   age 17
jazz & big band trombonist  Simon H. Zentner
born on 6-13-1917 in New York, New York
expired 2-6-2000 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 82   cause: leukemia
German aeronaut  Ferdinand Adolf August Heinrich von Zeppelin   inventor of the rigid airship bearing his name; builder of the Graf Zeppelin; has a small city named for him (Zeppelinheim) just east of the Frankfurt-am-Main airport
born on 7-8-1838 in Konstanz, Germany
expired 3-8-1917 in Charlottenburg, Germany   age 78
prohibition-era Detroit mob boss  Joseph Zerilli
born on 12-10-1897 in Terrsini, Sicily, Italy
expired 10-30-1977 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan   age 79
Front Range Community College geography instructor  Becky Zerlentes   an amateur Golden Gloves boxer; believed to be the first woman to die in a "sanctioned" bout (a 3rd round punch to the head by opponent Heather Schmitz)
born on 7-8-1970
expired 4-3-2005 in Denver, Colorado   age 34   cause: subdural hematoma; blunt force trauma to the head
 Frederik "Frits" Zernike   was the 1953 Nobel physics laureate for coming up with the phase contrast microscope
born on 7-16-1888 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
expired 3-10-1966 in Naarden, The Netherlands   age 77
Swedish actress  Mai Elisabeth Zetterling
born on 5-24-1925 in Vasteras, Sweden
expired 3-15-1994   age 68
singer/actress  Monica Zetterlund
¤née: Nilsson 
born on 9-20-1937
expired 5-12-2005 in Stockholm, Sweden   age 67   cause: smoke inhalation; scoliosis
Excitable Boy  Warren William Zevon   rock singer and songwriter; occasionally substituted for Paul Shaffer on The Late Show with David Letterman
born on 1-24-1947 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 9-7-2003 in West Hollywood, California   age 56   cause: mesothelioma
   Contest Selectors
1979MS, SB15.4%
2003ANG, DTM, JEDS, JL, MB, PCD, RAVN, RR44.4%
   Scored 6.9195 points

biochemist & nutritionist  Zheng Ji
born on 5-6-1900 in Nanxi, Sichuan Province, China
expired 7-29-2010   age 110
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World War II Soviet Army Marshall  Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov   brilliant tactician; led Red Army into Berlin but dismissed by Stalin & again by Khrushchev
born on 12-2-1896 in Strelkovka, Russia (Moscow suburb)
expired 6-18-1974 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 77   cause: heart attack
brutal former Bulgarian Commie leader (1954-89)  Todor Zhvikov   gave orders to have exiled dissident Georgi Markov murdered
born on 9-7-1911 in Pravets, Bulgaria
expired 8-5-1998 in Sofia, Bulgaria   age 86   cause: pneumonia

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