Howlin, Olin b. February 10, 1886 d. September 20, 1959 Actor. He was born in Denver (Colorado) and died in Hollywood (California). He developed a prolific career between 1920 to 1959, appearing in over 200 films. He is best remembered for works such as "Little Women" (1933), "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" (1938), "The Mad Miss Manton" (1938), "Gone With the Wind" (1939), "Fallen Angel" (1945), "The Trouble with Women" (1947), "The Paleface" (1948) and "A Star is Born" (1954). He also appeared in TV series "Circus Boy." He was the brother of actress...[Read More] (Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) Cremated, Other, Ashes to Residence.
Patterson, John Henry b. February 10, 1843 d. October 5, 1920 Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Brigadier General in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Lieutenant in the 11th U.S. Infantry for action on May 5, 1864 at the Wilderness Campaign, Virginia. His citation reads "Under the heavy fire of the advancing enemy, picked up and carried several hundred yards to a place of safety a wounded officer of his regiment who was helpless and would otherwise have been burned in the forest." (Bio by: Don Morfe) Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, Albany County, New York, USA Plot: Section 42, Lot 13 GPS coordinates: 42.7056885, -73.7311630 (hddd.dddd)
Busch III., Adolphus b. February 10, 1891 d. August 29, 1946 Businessman. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, he was the third President and CEO head of the Anheuser Busch Brewery. He was the grandson of Adolphus Busch the founder of the company, the oldest of son August A. Busch Sr. and leader of the company, (1934-46). Under his leadership of the company, he turned the company's baker's yeast operations into the industry standard for breweries in America. He died at age 55 of a cerebral hemorrhage in St. Louis, Missouri. (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Sunset Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Affton, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Pushnick, Frieda b. February 10, 1923 d. December 24, 2000 Actress, Folk Figure. Also known as the "Armless, Legless Girl Wonder." Appearing in 3 films, she was born armless and legless due to her mother's appendix surgery during her pregnancy. She worked for Ripley's Believe It or Not from 1933-1939 and Ringling Brothers from 1943-1956. Cause of death: Bladder cancer Pacific View Memorial Park, Corona del Mar, Orange County, California, USA Plot: Magnolia Court, Niche 313
Rankin, Kenny b. February 10, 1940 d. June 7, 2009 Musician. For over three decades, he was a highly regarded singer-songwriter with styles ranging from pop to jazz. At age 20, he signed a recording contract with Columbia where he put his guitar and singing abilities on Bob Dylan's "Bringing It All Back Home" album. He also recorded with Janis Ian, Helen Reddy, Peggy Lee and Mel Tormé. When Paul McCartney was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, McCartney asked Rankin to perform his version of "Blackbird". His solo recordings included "...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Perkins, Walter b. February 10, 1932 d. February 14, 2004 Musician. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he was a jazz drummer best known as the leader of the band, “MJT + 3” (1959-62). He began his career in the early 1950s, as recognized fixture in the Chicago jazz circuit performing with artist such as Ahmad Jamal, Art Farmer, Carmen McRae and Charles Mingus. As a session player, he recorded with Sonny Criss, Art Farmer Quartet, Billy Taylor, Clark Terry, George Shearing, Ray Bryant and many more. He also appeared as a regular at the annual Playboy Jazz...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cause of death: Lung cancer Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, Suffolk County, New York, USA Plot: Section 24A Site 411
Thomson, John Edgar b. February 10, 1808 d. May 27, 1874 Business Magnate. He was a civil engineer, railroad executive, and industrialist. He overcame the Pennsylvania Railroad's problem of crossing the Allegheny Mountains, by designing the Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania. The Curve, built in 1845, is located at the end of a long "U" which gradually climbs up two sides of a steep valley. This horseshoe allowed rail passengers and goods travel between New York City and Chicago, giving Pennsylvania an edge in developing the American Midwest...[Read More] (Bio by: rjschatz) Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Harding, Abner Clark b. February 10, 1807 d. July 19, 1874 Civil War Union Brigadier General, US Congressman. A native of East Hampton, Connecticut, he and his family migrated to Plainfield, New York where he spent his formative years. His adult life involved moves to various cities where he was involved in business ventures, banking and teaching. With his subsequent reading of the law and admittance to the bar, Monmouth, Illinois became his residence and place of law practice for the remainder of his life. He was an 1848 constituent of the Illinois...[Read More] (Bio by: Stonewall) Monmouth Cemetery, Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois, USA
Baca, Elfego b. February 10, 1865 d. August 27, 1945 Mexican American Folk Hero. He became known as a fearless lawman in the New Mexico Territory during the late 1800's. Many settlers from Texas moved into New mexico Territory. Cultural conflicts between the Texans and the Mexican Americans reached a peak with violence as the result. The Texans bullied the Mexican Americans and often robbed or murdered them. Baca became famous for his part in an incident in the town of Upper Frisco, now known as Reserve. in 1884 Baca, who was deputy sheriff...[Read More] (Bio by: DianeMolina) Sunset Memorial Park, Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA GPS coordinates: 35.1074677, -106.6329651 (hddd.dddd)
Dierkes, John b. February 10, 1905 d. January 8, 1975 American actor of film and television. Dierkes appeared in the films, "Oklahoma Crude" (1973), "The Omega Man" (1971), "The Haunted Palace" (1963), "X Cool" (1963), "The Alamo" (1960), "Valerie" (1957), "Prince Valiant" (1953), "Abbott & Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde" (1953), The Thing From Another World" (1951) and "MacBeth" (1948). Appeared in many television programs including, "Gunsmoke" (1955-1975), "Bonanza" (1959-1973), "The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin" (1954-1959), "Death Valley...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Cremated, Ashes scattered
White, William Allen b. February 10, 1868 d. January 29, 1944 Journalist, Author, Politician. White started his newspaper career in El Dorado, Kansas. He was later a reporter in Lawrence and in 1892 went to work for the Kansas City Star as an editorial writer. In 1895, he purchased the Emporia Gazette, where he remained for the remainder of his life. In 1923, he won a Pulitzer for his editorial writing and again in 1947 (posthumously) for his autobiography. He was merely a local figure around Emporia until 1896, when he wrote an editorial, "What's the...[Read More] (Bio by: KJLII) Maplewood Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, USA Plot: Section 25 - Lot 47 - Space 5
Hughes, Harold Everett b. February 10, 1922 d. October 24, 1996 36th Iowa Governor and US Senator. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as Iowa's Governor for three consecutive terms from 1963 until 1969 and as an Iowa US Senator for one term from 1969 until 1975. He attended public schools and the University of Iowa until he joined the US Army following the US entry into World War II, and served in the North African, Sicily, and Italian Campaigns. Following the war, he returned to Iowa and became manager of a local trucking business. A recovering...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Ida Grove Cemetery, Ida Grove, Ida County, Iowa, USA
Mondy, Pierre b. February 10, 1925 d. September 15, 2012 Actor. Born Pierre Cuq, he began his career in 1949 and participated in more than 140 films. He was recognized internationally for his role of Napoleon Bonaparte in the film "Austerlitz" directed by Abel Gance in 1960. In 1970, his most successful film was the trilogy "The 7th Company". From 1992 to 2005 he starred the series "Les Cordier, juge et flic" in the role of 'Commissaire Cordier'. He was one of the most important French stage directors between 1960 and 2000, and also directed four...[Read More] (Bio by: Errete) Cimetière de Neuilly-sur-Seine (Ancien), Neuilly-sur-Seine, Departement des Hauts-de-Seine, Ile-de-France, France
Ungaretti, Giuseppe b. February 10, 1888 d. June 1, 1970 Author. Born in Alexandria in Egypt to Italian parents, In 1912 he moved to Paris, where he met leading figures from Parisian culture and a number of Italian writers living in France. The collection "The Sorrow," published in 1947, is dedicated to his 9 years old son's death and in the same time he reflects on the tragedy of the World War II. Other important poems are: "Promised earth," published in 1950; "A cry and landscapes," published in 1952; "Old man's notebook," published in 1960. His...[Read More] (Bio by: MC) Cimitero Comunale Monumentale Campo Verano, Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Rhodes, MG. Charles Dudley b. February 10, 1865 d. January 24, 1948 US Army General. Nicknamed "Teddy", Rhodes graduated from Columbian (now George Washington) University in 1885, and from West Point in 1889. He served in the 6th Cavalry Regiment during the final US Army campaign against the Sioux, and his post-Indian Wars assignments included Professor of Military Science at Ohio Wesleyan University and commander of a cavalry troop during the China Relief Expedition. Rhodes served in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War, and graduated from the...[Read More] (Bio by: Bill McKern) Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA Plot: Section 3 Site 1486
Diven, Alexander Samuel b. February 10, 1809 d. June 11, 1896 Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. A successful lawyer who had practices in Elmira and Angelica, New York, he served in the New York State Senate in the years prior to the Civil War. In 1860 he successfully ran against incumbent Alfred Wells to represent New York’s 27th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, and took his seat as a Republican on March 4, 1861. A...[Read More] (Bio by: Russ Dodge) Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, Chemung County, New York, USA Plot: Section G, Lot 24