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Russ Derry
Birth: Oct. 6, 1916
Princeton
Mercer County
Missouri, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 2004
North Kansas City
Clay County
Missouri, USA

Major League Baseball Player. Born Alva Russell Derry, he was an outfielder for four seasons (1944 to 1946, 1949) with the New York Yankees, Philadelphia Athletics and St. Louis Cardinals. His best year was in 1945 when he had a season high 57 hits with 13 homeruns. In addition to his major league career, Derry was a stand-out player in the minor leagues with the Rochester Red Wings. In 187 career games, Derry had 124 hits with a lifetime .224 batting average. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
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 Parents:
  Abraham Russell Derry (1873 - 1916)
  Margaret Jane McHargue Derry (1875 - 1942)
 
 Spouse:
  Elna Muriel Craig Derry (1922 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  Francis Harlis Derry (1897 - 1973)*
  Olin Fredrick Derry (1900 - 1986)*
  Ava Abraham Derry (1904 - 1973)*
  Paul Samuel Derry (1907 - 1974)*
  Harley Jacob Derry (1910 - 1946)*
  Forrest Dewey Derry (1913 - 1986)*
  Russ Derry (1916 - 2004)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Princeton Cemetery
Princeton
Mercer County
Missouri, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Erik Lander
Record added: Nov 17, 2004
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