Verde Rubio, Ricardo b. July 23, 1876 d. March 29, 1954 Artist. He was born in Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana. In 1906, he moved to London and Paris, during three months, where he painted "Le Moulin de la Gallete," "Panneau de Paris," "Zola" and "El Soplo de las Musas." During Spanish Civil War, he was member of the Alliance of Antifascist Intelectuals, and he participated in the International Exhibition of Paris in 1937, with his works "Retrato de Manuel Azaña" and "España Victoria." After the war, he suffered the repression of Franco's...[Read More] (Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) Cementeri de Valencia, Valencia, Provincia de València, Valenciana, Spain Plot: Section 7-Right. Niche 377. Row 4.
Speer, Jackson (Brock) Brock b. December 28, 1920 d. March 29, 1999 Gospel Singer. Born Houston, Alabama, he was a member of the Speer Family Singers, known as the "First Family of Southern Gospel music". While still a small boy in the late 1920s, he began to perform with his family on stage. As he matured, his smooth bass voice became a trademark of group's distinctive sound. Following the death of his parents in the mid-1960s, he assumed leadership of the Speers. Maintaining the tradition started by his parents, he guided the Speer Family introducing gospel...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Woodlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Twining, Gen. Nathan Farragut b. October 11, 1897 d. March 29, 1982 US Air Force General. He was the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1957 to 1960, the first member of the Air Force to serve in that role. He came from a family with a military background, many of which served in the US Army and Navy since the French and Indian War, prior to the American Revolution. His mother authored the book "Bird-Watching in the West." In 1913 he moved with his family to Oswego, Oregon, where he served in the Oregon National Guard from 1915 until 1917. In 1917 he...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA Plot: Section 30, Lot 434-2
Jarre, Maurice b. September 13, 1924 d. March 29, 2009 Composer. He is best known for his musical contributions in motion pictures from the mid-1950s into the early-2000s. He achieved international recognition for his work in several David Lean films, which include the pictures "Lawrence of Arabia" (1962), "Doctor Zhivago" (1965) and "A Passage to India" (1984), for which he received Academy Awards. Born in Lyon, France, he attended the University of Lyon and studied at the...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Graham, George b. 1758 d. March 29, 1826 Revolutionary War North Carolina Militia Major General. He served throughout the Revolutionary War. He was among the Mecklenburg Patriots, who, along with those from Rowan County, were some of the War's most hostile forces. In 1780, he was among the 12 (or 14) Patriots who fought back a force of 400 British soldiers at McIntyre's Farm. The incident became known as the "Battle of The Hornets." Charlotte then took the nickname "The Hornet’s Nest," a name it still uses to this day. Graham...[Read More] (Bio by: Evening Blues) Old Settlers Cemetery, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Thompson, Alexander b. 1824 d. March 29, 1880 Indian Mutiny British Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Lance Corporal in the 42nd Regiment, British Army. On April 15, 1858, during the attack on Fort Ruhya, India, Lance Corporal Thompson volunteered with others to assist in recovering dead and wounded. In the most exposed position under a heavy enemy fire, he carried out the body of a lieutenant from the top of the glacis. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was promoted Sergeant and awarded Victoria Cross Medal. (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Wellshill Cemetery, Perth, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
Wilson, Edward Adrian b. July 23, 1872 d. March 29, 1912 Explorer. A native of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, he was also a naturalist, ornithologist, and physician. Educated at Cheltenham College, Cambridge University and later Gonville and Caius College, he first took part in British Explorations to the Antarctica from 1901 to 1904, as part of Sir Robert Falcon Scott's expedition team, on board the "Discovery". On that expedition Wilson served as Scott's Junior Surgeon and Zoologist. He was later asked by explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton to...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Body lost or destroyed, froze to death
Atwater, Lee (Harvey LeRoy) b. February 27, 1951 d. March 29, 1991 Controversial US Political Figure. He was chairman of the Republican National Committee and the major leader in the election of President George H. W. Bush in 1988. Born Harvey LeRoy Atwater in Atlanta, Georgia, he was universally known as "Lee" to his childhood friends, a name that stuck with him all his life. He grew up in Aiken, South Carolina, and attended Newberry College, a small Lutheran college in Newberry, South Carolina. While in college, he served as Governor of the school's South...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Brain tumor Greenlawn Memorial Park, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Spencer, Edward John b. January 24, 1924 d. March 29, 1992 British Nobility. Edward John Spencer was the Eighth Earl Spencer of Althorp and father of Diana, Princess of Wales. He was educated at Eton and Sandhurst. He had been an equerry (attendant) to King George VI, father of Queen Elizabeth, from 1950-1952, and to the Queen herself in the first two years of her reign. He married the Hon. Frances Burke Ruth Roche in 1954 and the union produced five children: Sarah McCorquodale, Jane Fellows (wife of the Queen's private secretary, Sir Robert), John (...[Read More] (Bio by: Donna Di Giacomo) St Mary the Virgin with St John Churchyard, Great Brington, Daventry District, Northamptonshire, England Plot: Spencer Family Vault
Evans, Edgar d. March 29, 1912 Explorer. Born in Middleton, Wales, he was serving as a Petty Officer 1st Class in the British Royal Navy when he was recruited by British Explorer Sir Robert Falcon Scott and three others on his expedition to the South Pole. 11 weeks after setting off from base camp, the Polar party reached the South Pole on January 17, 1912, By March 29, 1912, they reach the Pole only to discover that Roald Amundsen's 5-man party had beaten them to there by 5 weeks. Their return journey soon became a...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Body lost or destroyed
Guenther, Jacob b. November 13, 1849 d. March 29, 1871 Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Wars with the Plains Indians as a Corporal in Company E, 8th United States Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery in various actions in Arizona in 1868 and 1869. His citation reads simply "Bravery in scouts and actions against Indians". His Medal was awarded to him on September 6, 1869. (Bio by: Russ Dodge) Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA Plot: Section A3, Grave 1055 GPS coordinates: 35.4170303, -105.5694427 (hddd.dddd)
Watkins, Louis Douglas b. November 29, 1833 d. March 29, 1868 Civil War Union Brigadier General. Born in Tallahassee, Florida, he was affiliated with the Washington, D.C. Militia in the 1850s and was commissioned 1st Lieutenant in the Regular Army at the outbreak of the Civil War. He served with the 5th US Cavalry in the Peninsular Campaign and was severely wounded at Gaines's Mills. In 1862, he was appointed Chief of the Cavalry for the Army of Kentucky and promoted Colonel of the 6th Kentucky US Cavalry in February 1863. He commanded a Brigade of the...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA Plot: Section 2, Grave 1045
Cochran Jr., Johnnie L. b. October 2, 1937 d. March 29, 2005 Legal Figure. He was best known for successfully defending Football star O.J. Simpson from 1994 to 1995 on double homicide charges as part of Simpson's "Dream Team." Cochran, who originally was from Shreveport, Louisiana, moved to Los Angeles, California, at a young age with his family. Cochran was a graduate of UCLA and received his law degree from Loyola Marymount University. Although he is best known for defending celebrities such as Simpson, Sean "P-Diddy" Combs, and Michael Jackson, he was...[Read More] (Bio by: John Patton) Cause of death: Brain tumor Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Manchester Garden Mausoleum, Chapel Of Honor, Crypt 1202
Roach Jr., Hal b. June 15, 1918 d. March 29, 1972 Film and TV Producer. The son of legendary comedy producer Hal Roach, he attended Culver Military Academy in Indiana and returned to California in 1936 to share executive chores at his father's studio. He co-directed the science-fiction film "One Million B.C." (1940) and produced the Roach "Streamliners", a series of four-reel theatrical comedies. These included "Curley" (1947) and "Who Killed Doc Robbin?" (1948)...[Read More] (Bio by: Bobb Edwards) Cause of death: Pneumonia Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Our Lady's Garden Mausoleum, Block 14, crypt A-11
Hallett, Andrew Alcott 'Andy' b. August 4, 1975 d. March 29, 2009 Actor, singer. He is best known for the character Lorne that he played in the television series "Angel". Lorne was a good guy, green-skinned, red-horned demon that ran a karaoke club in the series. Ironically, it was in a karaoke club that Hallett performed at that he was discovered and encouraged to audition for the series. "Angel" ran for five seasons and was cancelled in 2004. Hallett was diagnosed with congestive heart failure at the end of the series and he spent quite a bit of time...[Read More] (Bio by: Ron Moody) Hillside Cemetery, Osterville, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Gustav III (Gustaf) b. January 13, 1746 d. March 29, 1792 Swedish Monarch. Born in Stockholm, the eldest son of the future King Adolph Frederick and Queen Louise Ulrica. He was betrothed to Princess Sophia Magdalene of Denmark when he was five and married her fifteen years later, in 1766. He was an intelligent and cultured advocate of the Enlightenment and a Francophile; though not highly educated, he was extremely well read and multilingual. He succeeded to the throne in 1771 after the sudden death of his father. Unhappy with the Crown's subjugation...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Riddarholmskyrkan (Riddarholm Church), Riddarholmen, Stockholms kommun, Stockholms län, Sweden