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Elston, Charles Henry b. August 1, 1891 d. September 25, 1980 U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the Cincinnati Law School in 1914, was admitted to the bar and opened a law practice in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was assistant prosecuting attorney of Hamilton County, (1915-22) and a member of the faculty of the Y.M.C.A. Law School (1916-36). During World War I, he served as an aviation cadet in the United States Army Air Corps. In 1939, he was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth Congress and to the next six succeeding Congresses, serving until 1953...[Read More] (Bio by: Erik Lander) Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Central, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, USA
Marciano (Marchegiano), Rocky (Rocco) b. September 1, 1923 d. August 31, 1969 Professional Boxer. Heavyweight Champion of the World 1952-1956. One of History's greatest fighters, 'The Brockton Blockbuster' was born in Brockton Massachusetts in 1923 and won the Golden Gloves title as an amateur. Marciano fought low and out of a crouch, and although he was much shorter than his opponents he had fervent desire and a devastating right hand. He turned pro in 1947 and progressed steadily through the ranks defeating the likes of Roland Lastarza, Don Mogard, Ted Lowry and...[Read More] Cause of death: Plane accident Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Central, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, USA Plot: Section AA, bottom row, 4th to the right