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Battles, Cliff b. May 1, 1910 d. April 28, 1981 Hall of Fame Professional Football Player, Coach. For six seasons (1932 to 1937), he played at the tailback, defensive-back, wing-back and fullback positions in the National Football League with the Boston Braves and Boston/Washington Redskins. Born Clifford Franklin Battles, He attended Kenmore High School in Akron and played collegiate football at West Virgina Wesleyan where he lettered in baseball, basketball, track and tennis, as well as football. During his rookie season, he had an...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Parklawn Memorial Park and Menorah Gardens, Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Carson, Rachel Louise [Half of cremated remains] b. May 27, 1907 d. April 14, 1964 Biologist, Writer, Ecologist. The youngest of three children, Rachel grew up on a farm in Pennsylvania, where she credits her mother for instilling and nurturing a passion for nature. She graduated with honors from the Pennsylvania College for Women in 1929, and received her Masters in Marine Biology from Johns Hopkins University in 1932. After earning her degrees, she taught zoology at the University of Maryland, and then accepted a position with the US Bureau of Fisheries. Her initial...[Read More] (Bio by: Anonymous) Parklawn Memorial Park and Menorah Gardens, Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA Plot: Block#4, Site#3, Lot#307 (top)
King, David Sjodahl b. June 20, 1917 d. May 5, 2009 US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1942, served as law clerk on the US Court of Appeals, District of Columbia in 1943 and established a private law practice in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1945. In 1958, he was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth and Eighty-seventh Congresses, serving until 1963. He was again elected to the Eighty-ninth Congress, serving 1964 to 1966. In 1967, President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed him ambassador of the Malagasy Republic and President Richard Nixon...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Parklawn Memorial Park and Menorah Gardens, Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Lovre, Harold Orrin b. January 30, 1904 d. January 17, 1972 US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1927 and practiced law in Hayti, South Dakota. From 1929 to 1932 and 1937 to 1940, he was State's Attorney for Hamlin County and President of the State Board of Agriculture in 1939 and 1940. He was a member of the State Senate, 1941 to 1944 and chairman of the South Dakota Republican Committee in 1947 and 1948. In 1949, he was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-first Congress and to the three succeeding Congresses, serving until 1957. A...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Parklawn Memorial Park and Menorah Gardens, Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Schorr, Daniel Louis b. August 31, 1916 d. July 23, 2010 Journalist. Mr. Schorr was a renowned journalist who covered world events for more than half a century. He graduated from the City College of New York in 1939 while working for the Jewish Daily Bulletin. During World War II he served in Army Intelligence. In 1953 Schorr joined CBS News as a recruit of famed journalist Edward R. Murrow. In 1955 he opened the CBS bureau in Moscow and two years later gained an interview with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev. In 1962 Schorr aired the...[Read More] (Bio by: Marcus Greene) Parklawn Memorial Park and Menorah Gardens, Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA