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©2011 C.O.P. Audit Committee - file update generated 8-5-2011 at 03:40 GMT

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Pakistani dictator  Zia al-Haq
born on 8-12-1924 in Jullunder, India
expired 8-17-1988   age 64
   Contest Selectors
1979  7.7%

commercial & movie director  Howard B. Zieff   directed Slither (1973), Private Benjamin (1980), Unfaithfully Yours (1984), The Dream Team (1989) & My Girl (1991); also was the director of the "Mamma Mia. That's a Spicy Meatball." Alka-Seltzer commercial (1970)
born on 10-21-1927 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 2-21-2009 in Los Angeles, California   age 81   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
Broadway show producer  Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.   producer of the Ziegfeld Follies; married to Glinda, the Good Witch
¤"The Great Ziegfeld" 
born on 3-21-1867 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 7-22-1932 in Hollywood, California   age 65
 Karl Waldemar Ziegler   shared the 1963 Nobel prize in chemistry
born on 11-26-1898 in Helsa, Germany
expired 8-12-1973 in Mülheim, Germany   age 74
former Nixon press secretary (1968-74)  Ronald Louis Ziegler
born on 5-12-1939 in Covington, Kentucky
expired 2-10-2003 in Coronado, California   age 63   cause: heart attack
Ziff-Davis Publishing co-founder  William Bernard Ziff Sr.
expired 12-20-1953 in New York, New York   age 55
former magazine publisher  William Bernard Ziff Jr.   son of company co-founder; bought out dad's partner (1953)
born on 6-24-1930
expired 9-9-2006 in Pawling, New York   age 76   cause: prostate cancer
cymbal maker  Armand A. Zildjian
born on 2-18-1921 in Quincy, Massachusetts
expired 12-26-2002 in Scottsdale, Arizona   age 81   cause: cancer
violinist  Efrem Zimbalist Sr.
born on 4-9-1890 in Rostov-on-Don, Russia
expired 2-22-1985 in Reno, Nevada   age 94
   Contest Selectors
1979 RR7.7%
1980 BD, GP, RR18.8%

Curtis Institute of Music founder  Mary Louisa Curtis Bok Zimbalist   daughter of Cyrus H.K. Curtis; second wife of Efrem Sr.; step-mother of Efrem Jr.
born on 8-6-1876
expired 1-4-1970 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 93
Champagne Lady singer  Norma Zimmer   sang for the Welk orchestra for over 30 years
¤née: Larsen 
born on 7-13-1923 in Larson, Idaho
expired 5-10-2011 in Brea, California   age 87
innovative Sports Illustrated photographer  John G. Zimmerman
born on 10-30-1927 in Los Angeles, California
expired 8-3-2002 in Monterey, California   age 74   cause: lymphoma
Texas deth row inmate  Kevin Lee Zimmerman
born on 5-17-1961
expired 1-21-2004 in Huntsville, Texas   age 42   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2004BOD, PCD11.1%
   Scored 9.5500 points

 Joseph James Zimmermann Jr.   invented the electronic telephone answering machine (1948)
born on 8-23-1911 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 3-31-2004 in Brookfield, Wisconsin   age 92
screen story author  Maurice Zimring   wrote the story for Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954)
¤pen name: Maurice Zimm 
born on 6-19-1909 in Waterloo, Iowa
expired 11-17-2005 in Westwood, California   age 96   cause: pneumonia
playwright  Paul Zindel   wrote The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1965); 1971 Pulitzer Drama Prize winner
born on 5-15-1936 in Tottenville, Staten Island, New York
expired 3-27-2003 in New York, New York   age 66   cause: cancer
KTRK-tv (Houston) consumer reporter (1973-2007)  Marvin Harold Zindler Sr.   early on made his bones doing an expose on the infamous LaGrange, TX "Chicken Ranch" brothel — for his efforts he got beat up by regular "ranch" patron & Fayette County Sheriff T.J. Flournoy (2 broken ribs); worse, following Larry King's 1974 Playboy article he was portrayed as a buffoon in the Broadway play and movie
born on --1921 in Houston, Texas
expired 7-22-2007 in Houston, Texas   age 85   cause: pancreatic cancer
Harold is the base of the pyramid
from pyramid bottom: Zinkin, Moe Most, Jack LaLanne, Gene Miller, at Santa Monica's muscle beach
1930s-50s weightlifter  Harold Zinkin Sr.   childhood buddy of Joe Gold; spent his time @ Santa Monica's Muscle Beach working out; won 1941 Mr. California contest; invented the Universal Gym Machine (1950s)
born on 5-11-1922 in San Francisco, California
expired 9-22-2004 in Fresno, California   age 82   cause: complications from head injuries sustained in fall
nuclear physicist Dr.  Walter H. Zinn   built the Manhattan Project's first nuclear reactor; first director of the Argonne National Laboratory
born on 12-10-1906 in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
expired 2-14-2000 in Clearwater, Florida   age 93   cause: stroke
movie director  Fred Zinneman   directed High Noon (1952), From Here to Eternity (1953; oscar), A Man for All Seasons (1966; Directing & Best Picture oscars), and Julia (1977)
born on 4-29-1907 in Vienna, Austria
expired 3-14-1997 in London, England   age 89   cause: heart attack
World War II machinist mate 1st class  Gerald E. Zinser   last surviving crew member of PT-109
born on 5-31-1919 in Belleville, Illinois
expired 8-21-2001 in Orange Park, California   age 82   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
sculptor of massive objects  Korczak Ziolkowski   worked on Mt. Rushmore; designed & started Crazy Horse monument
born on 9-6-1908 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 10-20-1982 in Sturgis, South Dakota   age 74
bank computer technologist  Alfred R. Zipf   led team that invented MICR; patented the forerunner of the ATM
born on 10-13-1917 in Buffalo, New York
expired 1-1-2000 in Oroville, California   age 82
Dr.  Gernot Zippe   while a Soviet Army P.O.W. developed the efficient uranium centrifuges for extracting the U-235 isotope (very popular with despots); it enriches the isotope from 0.7% to upwards of 5% for reactors & 90% for bombs
born on 11-??-1917 in Switzerland
expired 5-7-2008 in Vienna, Austria   age 90
   Contest Selectors
2005CSI4.3%
2006CSI3.3%
2008CSI, TWOS6.3%
2009CSI, TWOS
2010CSI, TWOS

movie producer  Laura Ellen Ziskin   worked on Murphy's Romance, Pretty Woman, The Thin Red Line, As Good As It Gets, The English Patient & the first four Spiderman movies; a co-founder of the "Stand Up To Cancer" organization
born on 3-3-1950 in San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, California
expired 6-12-2011 in Santa Monica, California   age 61   cause: breast cancer
 Empress Zita of Bourbon-Parma   last Empress of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (from 1916-1918) following the death of Franz Josef I
born on 3-9-1892 in Viareggio, Italy
expired 3-14-1989 in Zizers, Switzerland   age 97
as seen on tv 1929 UofM law school graduate  Frederick W. Ziv   had success in 1950s syndicated tv with The Cisco Kid (1950-56), Highway Patrol (1955-59), Science Fiction Theater (1955-57), Whirlybirds (1957-59), Bat Masterson (1958-61) & Sea Hunt (1958-61)
born on 8-17-1905 in Cincinnati, Ohio
expired 10-13-2001 in Cincinnati, Ohio   age 96
former Chinese Communist Party leader  Zhao Ziyang   fired by Deng Xiao-Peng for sympathizing with the Tianamen Square pro-democracy protesters; lent the last 15 years of his life under house arrest
born on 10-17-1919 in Xusheng, Hua County, Honan Province, China
expired 1-17-2005 in Beijing, China   age 85   cause: strokes; cardiopulmonary failure

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