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Averill, Earl b. May 21, 1902 d. August 16, 1983 Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. Played 13 seasons (1929-1941) with the Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers and Boston Braves. 11 and a 1/2 years of his career was spent as the Indians' centerfielder. Called the "Earl of Snohomish", he hit a home run in his first major league at bat, the first American Leaguer to ever turn that trick. Named to the first All-Star team in 1933, he would appear in the next 5 All-Star games. Averill was the batter who, for all intents and purposes, ended...[Read More] Cause of death: Pneumonia Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery, Snohomish, Snohomish County, Washington, USA Plot: 7th Addition, Lot 427, Grave 2
Reeves, Marta b. 1953 d. March 5, 1990 Serial Murder Victim. Marta was one of the victims of Gary Leon Ridgway, the Green River serial killer. He raped, strangled and dumped bodies near the Green River initially. For years, Ridgway eluded capture, picking up mostly prostitutes. But now, because of DNA technology, he was finally brought to justice and confessed to approximately 50 murders on November 5, 2003. Pacific Highway South is where many of these girls were last seen. Marta was last seen March 5, 1990. Her body was found...[Read More] Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery, Snohomish, Snohomish County, Washington, USA
Torgeson, Earl (Clifford) b. January 1, 1924 d. November 8, 1990 Major League Baseball Player. Known as the “Earl of Snohomish”, he played Major League baseball as a first baseman for fifteen seasons (1947 to 1961) with the Boston Braves, Philadelphia Phillies, Detroit Tigers, Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees. He was a member of the 1948 Braves team that wont the National League Pennant, then lost to the Cleveland Indians in the World Series, and a member of the 1959 White Sox team that won the American League Pennant and lost to the Los Angeles...[Read More] Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery, Snohomish, Snohomish County, Washington, USA