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!
Moore, Terry Bluford b. May 27, 1912 d. March 29, 1995 Major League Baseball Player. He played Major League baseball as an outfielder for eleven seasons (1934 to 1943, 1946 to 1948) with the St. Louis Cardinals. He became a Cardinal the year after the team became the 1934 World Series Champion "Gas House Gang" Cardinals, and also played on the Cardinals 1946 World Series Champion team. His career was interrupted in the 1940s by his service in the military during World War II. He managed the Philadelphia Phillies for half a season in 1954, winning...[Read More] (Bio by: Connie Nisinger) Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Kluszewski, Ted b. September 10, 1924 d. March 29, 1988 Major League Baseball Player. Born in Argo, Illinois, he was a first basemen making his debut for the Cincinnati Reds on April 18, 1947. For fifteen seasons, he played with the Cincinnati Reds (1947-57), Pittsburg Pirates (1958-59), Chicago White Sox (1960) and Los Angeles Angels (1961). He was an All-Star four times (1953-56), hit .300 or better eight times and led the National League in fielding percentage for first baseman for five straight seasons (1951-55), a Major League record. He...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Montgomery, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA Plot: Garden Mausoleums, St. Mark Mausoleum, Crypt Number 57, Tier Level C
Askew, Luke b. March 26, 1932 d. March 29, 2012 Actor. Born Francis Luke Askew, he attended the University of Georgia, Mercer University and was preparing for a career in law at the Walter F. George School of Law, when he changed career directions towards the entertainment industry. During his collegiate years, he served in the strategic air command intelligence with the US Air Force. Askew landed the position of disc jockey and had a stint as an announcer in television which led to his motion picture debut in "Hurry Sundown" (1967). He...[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!
Guenther, Corp. 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)
Ritz, Harry b. May 22, 1907 d. March 29, 1986 Comedian. Al, Jimmy, and Harry know collectively as The Ritz Brothers were the sons of Austrian-born haberdasher Max Joachim. The brothers grew up in New Jersey and Brooklyn. After the three Joachim brothers graduated from high school, they decided to team up as a song-and-comedy act. The brothers began using the name "Ritz" for their nightclub act reportedly after seeing the name on the side of a laundry truck. With fourth brother George as their agent, the Ritz Brothers worked nightclubs and...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Cause of death: Cancer Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: New Beth Olam Mausoleum, third floor GPS coordinates: 34.0875282, -118.3211899 (hddd.dddd)
Hale, Monte b. June 8, 1919 d. March 29, 2009 Actor. He is best remembered as one of Hollywood's singing cowboys. Born Buren Ely in Ada, Oklahoma, he grew up in the dust bowl of the Southwest. He mastered the guitar at the age of fifteen. Honing his craft by adding his vocals, he took his act on the vaudeville circuit and local western shows. During the height of WWII, he earned a position as a second string guitar player with the Stars Over Texas War Bond Drive. This aided in connections within the motion picture industry, by virtue of...[Read More] (Bio by: katzizkidz) Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Sheltering Hills section, to the right of Gene Autry (Lot 1048)
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
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
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.
Armour, Simeon Brooks b. February 1, 1828 d. March 29, 1899 Businessman. One of 5 Armours who developed Armor and Company Meat Packing. In 1871 John Plankington and Phillip Armour opened a small slaughterhouse in Kansas City. The company already had two large packinghouses, one in Milwaukee and one in Chicago. John Plankington retired from Plankington & Armour in 1885 and Armour Brothers was organized. Phillip Danforth Armour, founder; Simeon B. Armour, eldest brother; A. Watson Armour, and his sons, Kirkland B. Armour and Charles W. Armour, made up...[Read More] (Bio by: Bill Walker) Elmwood Cemetery, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA Plot: Armour family plot
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
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
De Charbonnel, Armand-Francois-Marie b. December 1, 1802 d. March 29, 1891 Religious Leader. A native of Monistrol-sur-Loire, France, de Charbonnel served as the Archbishop of Toronto, Ontario, from 1850 until he resigned in 1860. A member of a noted French noble family, he was the first French and non-English priest to hold that post. Ordained a Priest of the Order of friars Minor Capuchin in 1825, de Charbonnel immigrated to Canada in 1839. He served as a priest in Montreal soon after arriving, but then went to Toronto in 1847. After his resignation in 1860, de...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Capuchin Monastery, Crest, Departement de la Drôme, Rhône-Alpes, France
Barnes, Florence Loentine 'Pancho' b. July 14, 1901 d. March 29, 1975 Aviation Pioneer. Born in San Marino, California, into the prominent Lowe family. Her grandfather, family scion Thaddeus Lowe, was appointed Chief Aeronaut of the Union Army Balloon Corps by President Lincoln during the Civil War and is considered the founding father of the United States Air Force. Under his tutelage, Barnes at an early age learnt horseback riding, camping and hunting along with the more genteel pursuits of dancing and needlework befitting a budding society lady. Despite her...[Read More] (Bio by: Richard Arthur Fenner) Cremated, Ashes scattered, Her son Bill scattered her ashes out of an airplane over her ranch
Bloch, Ray b. August 3, 1902 d. March 29, 1982 Musician, Songwriter. Born in France, he made his orchestra a popular and much admired band during the 1950s. He came to America during World War I and performed as a pianist in New York Ballrooms. He then organized his own orchestra, toured the US in a Vaudeville shows, then became music director and arranger for radio and for television networks. From 1952 to 1957, he was the bandleader for TV series "The Jackie Gleason Show", the "Toni Twin Time" series and was conductor of Ed Sullivan's...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum, Hartsdale, Westchester County, New York, USA Plot: St Paul section, plot 184, Grave 2
Newton, William Ellis b. June 8, 1919 d. March 29, 1943 World War II Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Flight Lieutenant in the 22nd Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force. Leading an air attack at Salamauoa, New Guinea, March 16, 1943, Flight Lieutenant Newton flew through heavy enemy fire and was hit repeatedly. In spite of this he continued dropping bombs from low level on buildings and fuel dumps and managed to get his damaged aircraft back to base. On March 18, 1943, he returned to the target, bombed a single building, his aircraft...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Lae War Cemetery and Memorial, Lae, Morobe, Papua New Guinea