Hull, Charles b. July 24, 1890 d. February 13, 1953 World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. He received the award on March 3, 1916 for his actions as a private in the 21st Lancers (Empress of India's) of the British Army on September 5, 1915 at Hafiz Kor, North West Frontier, British India during World War I. His Victoria Cross citation reads: "1053 Private (Shoeing-Smith) Charles Hull, 21st Lancers. For most conspicuous bravery. When under close fire of the enemy, who were within a few yards, he rescued Captain G. E. D. Learoyd, whose horse had...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Woodhouse Cemetery, Leeds, Metropolitan Borough of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Ingram, Alice Terry b. July 24, 1900 d. December 22, 1987 Actress. At the age of fifteen, her family moved from Indiana to Los Angeles and wound up living in the same building as Enid Markey, a minor star of the time. Markey urged young Alice to try to get a job at Thomas Ince's studio Inceville. She did some work in film editing and bit acting roles, but nothing really panned out till she met the up-and-coming director Rex Ingram. Some sources give the date of their...[Read More] (Bio by: Carrie-Anne) Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park, North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Block D, Section 3347, Lot 5 GPS coordinates: 34.1893692, -118.3554306 (hddd.dddd)
Hillis, David Burke b. July 24, 1825 d. September 9, 1900 Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Trained as a physician, Hollis practiced medicine in his native state of Indiana for eleven years. In 1858, he left medicine to follow a mercantile career in Iowa. In August of 1861, he was appointed an aide de camp to Governor Kirkwood. He held that position until March 14, 1862 when he was commissioned lieutenant colonel of the 17th Iowa infantry. In August of 1862, he became colonel of the regiment and led it at the beginning of the seige of...[Read More] (Bio by: Thomas Fisher) Oakland Cemetery, Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa, USA Plot: Block 21, Lot 15
Albertson, Mabel Ida b. July 24, 1901 d. September 28, 1982 Actress. Most remembered for her role as 'Phyllis Stephens' on the television situation comedy "Bewitched", she had a career in entertainment that spanned from the 1920s to the 1970s. Some of her more notable motion picture roles were in the films "The Long, Hot Summer" (1958), "All The Fine Young Cannibals" (1961) "Barefoot in the Park" (1967), and "What's Up, Doc?" (1972). She was the older sister of actor Jack Albertson[Read More] (Bio by: Lisa) Cause of death: Alzheimer's Disease Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, Ashes scattered in the Pacific Ocean
Ricci, Ruggiero b. July 24, 1918 d. August 6, 2012 Violinist. Out of a career of more than 70 years he shall probably be remembered for interpreting the works of the legendary 19th. century grandmaster Niccolo Paganini. The child of a musical family, he was raised in the Bay Area and was taught to play the violin by his father though for a time he and his brother did become pawns in a custody fight between the family and a temporary guardian. Trained from age six by Louis Persinger of the San Francisco Symphony he made his solo recital debut at...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, Ashes given to family.
Pradilla, Francisco b. July 24, 1848 d. November 1, 1921 Painter. He was a leading representative of Spanish realistic painting in the 19th Century. Born in Villanueva de Gállego in Aragon, Pradilla studied first at the San Fernando Academy, and then at the Spanish Academy in Rome, of which he was afterwards director. Pradilla became famous for creating historical scenes. In 1878 he submitted his best known painting, "Juana la Loca", to the National Exhibition in Spain and was awarded the Medal of Honor. In 1883, his work "The Surrender of Granada"...[Read More] (Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) Sacramental de San Justo, Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain Plot: Patio de la Santa Cruz. Sepultura nº 23.
Curtis (Ueberroth), Alan (Harry) b. July 24, 1909 d. February 2, 1953 Actor. Born Harry Ueberroth, he was a model, appearing in many magazine and newspaper advertisements, when he was invited to Hollywood. He soon found himself in the movie business, making his screen debut in "The Witness Chair" (1936) and went on to be a popular leading man. His more 50 credits include "Mannequin" (1938), "High Sierra" (1941), "Gung Ho!" (1943), "Phantom Lady" (1944), "The Daltons Ride Again" (1945), "Renegade Girl" (1946) and "Apache Chief" (1949). He died of complications of...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cause of death: Complications of surgery Memorial Park Cemetery and Crematorium, Skokie, Cook County, Illinois, USA Plot: [unmarked]
Couture, Rosario 'Lolo' b. July 24, 1905 d. March 1, 1986 Professional Hockey Player. Also known as 'Rosie.' A native of St. Boniface, Manitoba, Couture played for teams in the NHL, AHA, CAHL, IHL, MJHL, MHL-Sr., and the Al-Cup hockey leagues. At 5'11", and 164 lbs, Couture played the posiition of Right Wing for the St. Boniface Canadiens from 1922 to 1923, Winnipeg Argonauts from 1923 to 1926, Winnipegs from 1926 to 1927, Winnipeg Maroons from 1927 to 1928, Chicago Blackhawks from 1928 to 1935, London Tecumsehs from 1935 to 1936, Providence Reds from...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Saint Boniface Cathedral Cemetery, Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Plot: Section M, Block 3, Lot 335
Keen, Joseph S. b. July 24, 1843 d. December 3, 1926 Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Enlisted as a Private in Company D, 13th Michigan Volunteer Infantry on February 1, 1862. Promoted to Corporal on August 31, 1862, and to Sargent on April 1, 1863. He was wounded and taken prisoner at the Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia on September 20, 1863. He was confined in the Confederate prisons of Richmond, Danville and Andersonville, and escaped on September 10, 1864 at Macon, Georgia. Following his escape and during the period of his...[Read More] (Bio by: Mark Pawelczak) Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA Plot: Section 10, Lot 12
MacDonald, John Dann b. July 24, 1916 d. December 28, 1986 Famous fiction mystery and science fiction writer. MacDonald was famous for writing the Travis McGee Mystery series. Some of his other science fiction books include Wine of Dreamers (1951), The Girl, The Gold Watch, and Everything (1962), and Other Times, Other Worlds (1978). MacDonald published 78 books and close to 500 short stories during his lifetime. There are over 75 million copies of his books in print. Some of the penn names that MacDonald has written under are John Dann, John Wade...[Read More] (Bio by: Charles Johnathan Baumer) Holy Cross Cemetery & Mausoleum, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
Gloucester, William of b. July 24, 1689 d. July 30, 1700 British Royalty. Born the son of Princess Anne and Prince George after the couple had suffered numerous stillbirths and miscarriages; likely as a result of Anne's probable case of Hughes syndrome, a disorder of of the blood which causes recurrent miscarriage. All together, the unfortunate couple suffered thirteen stillborn or miscarried children, another four died before their second birthday. William was the only one of their children to survive infancy. He was baptized on July 27, 1689, at...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Westminster Abbey, Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Farnon, Robert b. July 24, 1917 d. April 23, 2005 Composer. He was conductor of the Canadian Band of the Allied Expeditionary Forces during World War II with Glenn Miller. He remained in England. He began the Robert Farnon Orchestra which played on British radio and television with Vera Lynn, Gracie Fields, and Norman Wisdom. He scored music for 40 films including "Spring in Park Lane," and "Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N." He was the musical director to "The Road to Hong Kong" starring Bing Crosby and Bob Hope. He worked with Sarah Vaughan in...[Read More] (Bio by: Genet) Jersey Crematorium, St Helier, Jersey
Schultz Sr., Joseph Charles b. July 24, 1893 d. April 13, 1941 Professional baseball player. Schultz played outfield for the 1912 & 1913 Boston Braves, the 1915 Brooklyn Robins, the 1915 Chicago Cubs, the 1916 Pittsburgh Pirates, the 1919-1924 St. Louis Cardinals, the 1924 & 1925 Philadelphia Phillies & the 1925 Cincinnati Reds. He was a key figure in the St. Louis Cardinals' farm system & later became the director of the Pittsburgh Pirates' baseball farm system. (Bio by: Connie Nisinger) Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA Plot: Section 26, Lot 1513
Dix, John Adams b. July 24, 1798 d. April 21, 1879 United States Senator, Secretary of the Treasury, Union Major General of Volunteers, Minister to France, Governor of New York. He was born in Boscawen, New Hampshire. He first saw action as an ensign at 14, serving under his father, Lieutenant Colonel Timothy Dix Jr., in the War of 1812. Resigning from the service in 1828, he pursued commercial interests in Cooperstown, New York, and entered politics as a Jacksonian Democrat. He soon became a power in the party, serving as New York adjutant...[Read More] (Bio by: Ugaalltheway) Trinity Church Cemetery and Mausoleum, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burt, Heinz b. July 24, 1942 d. April 7, 2000 Musician, Singer. He auditioned for The Tornados in 1962, who were primarily appearing as Billy Fury's backing band at the time. Much to everyone's surprise as he was so inexperienced, he was accepted into this highly professional circuit act, and he worked tirelessly to improve his skills. After The Tornados shot to worldwide fame with "Telstar" and a string of other hits, Heinz, who was known professionally only by his first name, was groomed as the band's star and focal point with his...[Read More] (Bio by: Mount Hope NY) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Overholt, Ray b. July 24, 1924 d. September 14, 2008 Gospel Songwriter, Singer. He is best known for his song "Ten Thousand Angels," which was printed by Lillenas publishing in 1958 and is still found in hymnbooks today. Another of his works was "Hallelujah Square", which was nominated for a Gospel Music Association Dove Award for three consecutive years. Ray and his wife Mildred Morford conducted musical/evangelistic services in churches across the country for 48 years. (Bio by: Frank Passic, Albion Historian) Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
Gómez, Juan Vicente b. July 24, 1857 d. December 17, 1935 Venesuela President. He was President of Venezuela from 1908 to 1935. Bborn on a farm in western Venezuela close to the Colombian frontier, when his father died in 1883 he became head of the family and lived by running the farm and raising cattle. An armed revolution against the country's president, Ignacio Andrade, forced Gómez to abandon his lands in 1899. He supported the new president, Cipriano Castro, leading his guerilla henchmen against Castro's enemies and was rewarded by being made...[Read More] (Bio by: Erik Skytte) Cementerio General de Maracay, Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela Plot: Panteón de Gral. Gómez
Yates, Peter b. July 24, 1928 d. January 9, 2011 Motion Picture Director. He studied film at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and directed plays throughout Britain, before launching his film career initially serving as an assistant director for several features, notably "The Guns of Navarone" (1961). Yates advanced to director, marking his debut with "Summer Holiday" (1963), followed by steady TV work with episodes of the programs "The Saint" and "Secret Agent". It would be the action-packed [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!
Barnes, Max Duane b. July 24, 1936 d. January 11, 2004 Country Music Songwriter. He was a two-time winner of the Country Music Association's Song of the Year award, and co-writer of such classics as "Chiseled In Stone," "Look at Us" and "Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes." Respected and honored writer in the Country music genre, he was a writing partner of many writers such as Harlan Howard, Merle Haggard and Vince Gill. He wrote hits for country music giants like George Jones, Conway Twitty, Loretta Lynn, Vern Gosdin, Randy Travis, Keith Whitley and...[Read More] (Bio by: Rebecca) Hendersonville Memory Gardens, Hendersonville, Sumner County, Tennessee, USA