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Ankrum, Morris b. August 27, 1896 d. September 2, 1964 Actor. Born Stephen Morris Nussbaum, he was a graduate of the University of Southern California School of Law, when he started an acting career performing in Hopalong Cassidy westerns in the 1930s. His film credits were largely concentrated in the western and science fiction films such as "Hills of Old Wyoming" (1937), "North of the Rio Grande" (1937), "Dark Shadows" (1944), "Courage of Lassie" (1946), "Joan of Arc" (1948), "Son of Ali Baba" (1952) and "Vera Cruz" (1954) and "Earth vs. the...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cause of death: Trichinosis/parasitic disease Spring Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA
Bailey, MAJ. Kenneth Dillon b. October 21, 1910 d. September 26, 1942 World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was the commander of Company C, 1st Marine Raider Battalion at Guadalcanal. On September 12, 1942, the Japanese counterattacked against Marines holding a ridge overlooking Henderson Field. Some 2,000 strong, the bayonet attack forced the Marines in contact to begin to withdraw. Major Bailey and his company were ordered to stop there withdraw and hold the assault. During the fighting, he was wounded in the head but refused evacuation and...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Spring Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA
Black, John Charles b. January 27, 1839 d. August 17, 1915 Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient, US Congressman. At the outbreak of the Civil War in 186, he enlisted as private in the 11th Indiana Volunteers. Black was promoted successively for distinguished bravery on the battle field rising to the rank of Colonel in command of the 37th Illinois Regiment. He took a conspicuous part at the battles of Pea Ridge, Prairie Grove, Vicksburg, Mobile, and in Blakely's Batteries, the last battle of the war. On...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Spring Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA Plot: Block 12, Lot 54
Cannon, Joseph Gurney b. May 7, 1836 d. November 12, 1926 US Congressman. Nicknamed "Uncle Joe". Elected to represent 4 different Illinois Districts in the United States House of Representatives for three different terms. In his first stretch in office from 1873 to 1891, he represented the 14th District from 1873 to 1883, then the 15th District from 1883 to 1891. Elected again in 1893, and serving until 1913, he represented again the 15th District from 1893 to 1895, then the 12th District from 1895 to 1903, then the 18th District from 1903 to 1913...[Read More] (Bio by: Russ Dodge) Spring Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA
Carnahan, Robert Huston b. September 21, 1821 d. June 14, 1913 Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He served on the staffs of two Union generals before rising to command a cavalry regiment. He was commissioned Captain of Company K, 3rd Illinois Volunteer Cavalry on September 21, 1861. He was soon detailed as a staff officer, serving first as Provost Marshall on the staff of Brigadier General Peter J. Osterhaus, then as Acting Aide-de-Camp on the staff of Major General John A. McClernand. He would then rejoin his regiment, being promoted to Lieutenant...[Read More] (Bio by: Tammy Gritten Hughes) Spring Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA Plot: Block 10, Lot 33