Currier, Nathaniel b. March 27, 1813 d. November 20, 1888 Artist. Born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, to Nathaniel and Hannah Currier. He attended public school until age fifteen, when he was apprenticed to the Boston printing firm of William and John Pendleton. The Pendletons were the first successful lithographers in the United States, lithography having only recently been invented in Europe, and Currier learned the process in their shop. The following year, Currier moved to New York City, where he was to start a new business with John Pendleton...[Read More] (Bio by: Shock) Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA Plot: Section 108, Lot 8325
Pflueger, Timothy Ludwig b. September 26, 1892 d. November 20, 1946 Architect. A native of San Francisco, Pflueger's career began in 1907 when he was hired by the architectural firm of Miller and Colmesnil. In 1912 he designed his first building, the Our Lady of the Wayside Church in Portola Valley, which would be designated a California State Historic Landmark in 1977. In 1922, he was commissioned by the Nasser brothers to design what became one of his most well known projects, San Francisco's landmark Castro Theatre. Other projects for which he is remembered...[Read More] (Bio by: G.Photographer) Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA Plot: Birch Garden
Allen Jr., MG. Frank Albert b. June 19, 1896 d. November 20, 1979 United States Army General. Commissioned into the United States Army in August 1917, he would go on to serve in France during World War I as an officer in the 77th Field Artillery, participating in the July to August 1918 Aisne-Marne Offensive, and the September to November Meuse-Argonne Offensive. He remained in the Army after the war, eventually graduating in 1936 from the Command and General Staff School, and the War College in 1940. After the United States entered World War II, he served as...[Read More] Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA Plot: Section 4 Lot 71-3
Glisson, Oliver Spencer b. January 18, 1809 d. November 20, 1890 United States Navy Rear Admiral. He entered the United States Navy as a Midshipman in 1826, and served the next forty four years in the naval service. During the Mexican War he commanded the "USS Reefer" as it served in Commodore Matthew Perry's squadron. In the 1850s he commanded he warship "USS Powhatan" in the East India Squadron, and was present in Japan when Commodore Perry made his 1852 to 1854 expedition to open that country to Western trade. Upon the outbreak of the Civil War he was...[Read More] (Bio by: Russ Dodge) Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Russell, Mary Jane b. July 10, 1926 d. November 20, 2003 Leading Fashion Model of the 1940s and 50s. Mary Jane Russell began modeling in New York in 1948 - two years after she married young Navy veteran, Edward Russell. She stood just 5-foot-6, possessed a long neck and classic features that suited the era's elegant mood. She worked for the Ford Agency for 13 years, appearing on the cover of Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. In later years, she and her husband were made famous by the recounting of their courtship in "Love Stories of World War II," by CNN...[Read More] (Bio by: Noni) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
de Saxe, Maurice b. October 28, 1696 d. November 20, 1750 Count of Saxony, Marshall General of France. He is only one of six French officers to have been conveyed the military title of Marshall General in the history of France. Born in Goslar of Lower Saxony in present-day Germany, he was the illegitimate son of King Augustus II the Strong of Poland and Countess Maria Aurora of Konigsmarck, he began his military service at the age of 12 in the army of Prince Eugene of Savoy, participating at the Siege of Tournai and at the Battle of Malplaquet in...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Saint Thomas Church Cemetery, Strasbourg, Departement du Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
Fukuda, Tsuneari b. August 25, 1912 d. November 20, 1994 Playwright and literary critic. Also known as "Koson Fukuda," he was a native of Tokyo. After the Pacific War, he became a critic of then current Japanese literature, protesting its oversimplicity. He is probably best known for translating the works of Shakespeare into Japanese. He also wrote a variety of major works, including "Kiti taifu(1950)," "Ryu o nadeta otoko(1952)" and an historical novel, "Akechi Mitsuhide(1957)." (Bio by: Warrick L. Barrett) Myodai-ji Temple Cemetery, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan
De Chirico, Giorgio b. July 10, 1888 d. November 20, 1978 Painter. An outstanding Italian modernist, he did his most significant work between 1910 and 1920. A typical De Chirico painting of this period depicts a large city square, empty except for a statue and one or two faceless human figures. A lonely and even menacing atmosphere is evoked through combinations of bright light, deep shadows, and exaggerated perspectives. These mysterious cityscapes had a profound influence on the Surrealists, though De Chirico was never considered a member of...[Read More] (Bio by: Bobb Edwards) Chiesa di San Francesco a Ripa, Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy Plot: Adiacente alla Cappella dell'Immacolata.
Loo, Richard b. October 1, 1903 d. November 20, 1983 Internationally known Asian-American motion picture and television character actor of the 1930s through 1970s. Most remembered for playing the role of 'Hai Fat' in the 1974 James Bond 007 adventure "The Man with the Golden Gun." Married to well-known Hollywood agent Bessie Loo. (Bio by: A.J. Marik) San Fernando Mission Cemetery, Mission Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Section F, T-8, grave 28
Lopez, Sylvia b. November 10, 1933 d. November 20, 1959 Actress. Born in Paris, France. Died from Leukemia. Appeared in "Figlio Del Corsaro Rosso Il" (Son of the Red Corsair) (1958) co-starring Lex Barker, "Erode il Grande (Herod the Great)" (1960), "Ercole e la regina di Lidia (Hercules and the Queen of Lydia)" (1959), and "Moralista(The Moralist)" (1959). Cimetière de Montparnasse, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France Plot: Division 13, row 1 (along "avenue Principale")
Hall, Edwin Herbert b. November 7, 1855 d. November 20, 1938 Inventor. Working on his doctoral thesis in Physics in 1879, he discovered that a magnetic field would skew equipotential lines in a current-carrying conductor. His development of a transverse electric field in a solid material such as wire carries an electric current and is placed in a magnetic field to the current. This principle was patented and became known as the "Hall effect" a discovery comparable to the greatest ever for how little was known about electricity at the time. Full details...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Coverdale, Sgt. Charles Harry b. April 21, 1888 d. November 20, 1955 World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. He received the award as a result of his actions near Poelcapelle, Belgium on October 4, 1917. Born in Manchester, Lancashire, England, he enlisted in the 11th Battalion, The Manchester Regiment, of the British Army after the outbreak of World War I in July 1914. His Victoria Cross citation reads: "On 4 October 1917 south-west of Poelcapelle, Belgium, when close to the objective, Sergeant Coverdale disposed of three snipers. He then rushed two machine-guns...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Edgerton Cemetery, Edgerton, Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England
Junaluska, Chief b. 1779 d. November 20, 1858 Born in the Cherokee Nation (near present day Murphy); adopted son of Yonaguska aka Drowning Bear. Married Wallee, who died on the Trail of Tears to western Indian Territory along with his children. Married Ni-suh. A warrior at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend in 1814, he saved the life of Andrew Jackson, an act that he publicly regretted in his later years. For this "heroism" the state of No.Carolina awarded him a large land holding and state citizenship in 1847 .Survived at his death by...[Read More] (Bio by: Patricia Mechling) Massey Cemetery, Robbinsville, Graham County, North Carolina, USA
Kieffer, CDR. Philippe b. October 24, 1899 d. November 20, 1962 World War Two Free French Naval Commando Officer. Born Marie Joseph Charles Philippe Kieffer to French parents in Haiti and chiefly educated in the United States, he studied economics and began a career as a bank director in the United States and Canada. Upon the outbreak of World War II in 1939, however, he joined the French Navy as a reserve officer. In 1940, he was present at the battle and evacuation of the Allied forces at Dunkirk. With the fall of France to the Germans, he immediately...[Read More] (Bio by: wildgoose) Grandcamp-les-Bains Churchyard, Grandcamp-Maisy, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
McCrory, John G. b. October 11, 1860 d. November 20, 1923 Businessman. He was the founder of the McCrory Five and Ten Cent store chain. Born in East Wheatfield Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, he moved with his family to Cumberland County while still a boy. He returned to Johnstown, Pennsylvania at age 18 and began working in retail stores. Four years later, at age 22, he opened at Scottsdale, Indiana County, Pennsylvania the first of what would become hundreds of McCrory chain stores. His stores would come to be considered the second of the...[Read More] (Bio by: Albert Ledoux) Grandview Cemetery, Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, USA
Munson, Lawrence Harry 'Larry' b. September 28, 1922 d. November 20, 2011 Hall of Fame Sports Broadcaster. Longtime voice of Georgia Bulldogs' football (1966 until 2008). He attended Moorehead State Teachers College (Minnesota) and following his service with the US Military during World War II, he chose to embark upon a career in broadcasting. He financed his education at broadcasting school with his discharge pay and experienced his first job at a tiny radio station in Devil's Lake, North Dakota. After several other broadcasting assignments, he ended up in Cheyenne...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown