Darby (Lester), Eileen b. May 12, 1916 d. March 30, 2004 Noted Photographer. Her pictures of more than 500 Broadway shows, including "A Streetcar Named Desire" and "Death of a Salesman," were widely published and helped immortalize theatrical productions, and whose celebrity subjects included Laurence Olivier, Marlon Brando, Katherine Hepburn and Gregory Peck. (Bio by: Butterfly) Mount Calvary Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Dempsey, Jack 'Nonpareil' b. December 15, 1862 d. November 1, 1895 Professional Boxer. Real name John Edward Kelly. He was the World Middleweight Champion from 1884 to 1891. Some of his known opponents were George Fulljames (from whom he won the title), Jack Fogarty, and Billy McCarthy. He was defeated by Bob Fitzsimmons in 1891. In his career of 64 fights he won 50 and lost 3, with 8 draws and 3 no contests. He died from tuberculosis. He is not to be confused with the later Heavyweight Champion Jack Dempsey. (Bio by: C.S.) Mount Calvary Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Evans, Christopher b. 1847 d. 1917 Western Outlaw. Born in Bells Corners, near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, in the late 1880s, together with partner John Sontag he formed the Evans-Sontag Gang and was it's leader. Going to California, they proceeded to rob several Southern Pacific trains between 1889 and 1892. The outlaws evaded capture for some time until the killing of a member of a law posse outside Visalia, forced Evans with others to the Sierra Mountains. There at Stone Corral, they had a shoot-out with another posse resulting...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Mount Calvary Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Holladay, Ben b. October 19, 1819 d. July 8, 1887 Noted Business Magnate. A figure out of Old West history, he ran several stage coach companies before the railroads expanded, and sold them to Wells Fargo in the mid-1860s for $1.5 Million. He then formed the Northern Pacific Transportation Company, a steamboat line that covered the West Coast to Mexico.
Keating, Larry b. June 13, 1899 d. August 26, 1963 Actor. He was a very familiar face in movies and on television during the 1940s, 50s and 60s. He was usually seen playing an intellectual, a good friend or a snob in such films as The Incredible Mr. Limpet (with Don Knotts), When Worlds Collide, Monkey Business (with Cary Grant), The Eddie Duchin Story (with Tyrone Power) and Daddy Long Legs. He is probably best rememered as Harry Morton (1953-58) on the George Burns & Gracie Allen Show and as the stuffy Roger Addison, next door neighbor of Mr...[Read More] (Bio by: Tom Nichols) Mount Calvary Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Leahy, Frank William b. August 27, 1908 d. June 21, 1973 College Football Coach. He was football coach, college athletics administrator and professional sports executive. For twenty-three seasons, he coached at Georgetown (1931), Michigan State (1932), Fordham (1933-38), Boston College (1939-40) and Notre Dame (1941-43, 1946-53). As head football coach for Notre Dame, he led his teams to four National titles (1943, 1946-47, (1949). He had a head coach record of 107 wins, 13 loss, 9 ties and was named AFCA Head Coach of the Year in 1941. He served as...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Mount Calvary Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Shaw, George Howard b. July 25, 1933 d. January 3, 1998 Professional Football Player. He was a four-sport star and student body president at Grant High School in Portland, Oregon, graduating in 1951. At the University of Oregon, he received All-American honors in both football and baseball. He was one of the most versatile football players in Oregon history. Although his primary position was quarterback, he also played at defensive back, halfback, flanker, and he kicked off, kicked field goals, punted and returned punts. Sports Illustrated dubbed...[Read More] (Bio by: Mel Bashore) Mount Calvary Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA