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James, Thomas Lemuel b. March 29, 1831 d. September 11, 1916 Presidential Cabinet Secretary. Born in Utica, New York, he had very little formal schooling, though studied for a short time at the Utica Academy. He became very skilled in the field of journalism while also serving as a canal toll collector in Hamilton, New York, (1854-55). By 1861, he was made an inspector of customs in New York City and received a degree from Hamilton College in 1863. He was appointed the Collector of the Port of New York, in 1870 and was one of the first public officials...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Lynn, Diana b. October 7, 1926 d. December 18, 1971 Actress. Born Dolores Marie Loehr in Los Angeles, California, because of her exceptional abilities as a pianist, she was playing with the Los Angeles Junior Symphony Orchestra by age 12. She made her film debut playing the piano in "They Shall Have Music" (1939), followed by "There's Magic in Music" (1941), and debuted in a leading role in "The Major and a Minor" (1942). Before retiring from performing, her credits included "And the Angels Sing" (1944), "Easy Come, Easy Go" (1947), "My Friend...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Swanson (Svensson), Gloria b. March 27, 1899 d. April 4, 1983 Actress and Film Producer. She was one of the most prominent stars during the silent film era as both an actress and a fashion icon, especially under the direction of Cecil B. DeMille, making dozens of silent films and being nominated for the first Academy Award in the Best Actress category. Born Gloria May Josephine Swanson in Chicago, Illinois, her father was a soldier in the US Army and came from a strict Swedish Lutheran family. She moved frequently due to her father's career and spent a...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Cause of death: Natural causes Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA Plot: Columbarium in the basement of the church on the left side of the wall towards the back of the room.