Adler, Felix b. August 13, 1851 d. April 24, 1933 Religious Reformer. Born in Alzey, Germany, he immigrated to the United States with his family when he was 5 or 6 years old. He graduated from Columbia College in 1870 and returned to Germany to study Continental Philosophy at the University of Heidelberg. During his studies, he was much influenced by Immanuel Kant, whose precepts were the foundation of Adler's "eliciting the best" philosophy. Upon returning to the United States in 1873, he became professor of Hebrew and Oriental Literature...[Read More] (Bio by: Hallie Garrison) Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Hawthorne, Westchester County, New York, USA
Edwards, Joan b. February 13, 1919 d. August 26, 1981 Composer, Songwriter, Actress, Pianist. Edwards appeared in the films, "Hit Parade of 1937" (1937), and "Screen Snapshots: Holiday In Las Vegas" (1947). She wrote the songs, "Anytime" "And So It Ended" "I Love Bosco" "Darn It Baby" "That's Love" "You Can't Take It With You When You Go" "Do You Still Feel The Same?" and "Television's Tough On Love." (Bio by: K) Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Hawthorne, Westchester County, New York, USA
Fubini, Guido b. January 19, 1879 d. June 6, 1943 Mathemetician. Best known for divising Fubini's Theorum, taught today in most calculus classrooms. Born in Venice, he became a professor of Math at the University of Catania in Sicily at the age of 21, and then a professor at the University of Turin from 1910 to 1938. His activities extended to many branches of mathematics, but he was a specialist in differential-projective geometry. He gained early fame in 1900 for his work on differential geometry, working with another famous mathematician...[Read More] (Bio by: BobW) Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Hawthorne, Westchester County, New York, USA
Goldberg, Rube b. July 4, 1883 d. December 7, 1970 Cartoonist. His strips included "Boob McNutt" and "Foolish Questions". Best known for "Goldberg's Inventions" - extremely roundabout ways to a simple end, using a chain of living and mechanical agents. Won Pulitzer prize in 1948 for editorial cartooning.
Leinsdorf, Erich b. February 4, 1912 d. September 11, 1993 Orchestra Conductor. Leinsdorf was born in Vienna, where he began his musical training at the age of 5. He studied piano with Paul Emmerich at the Hochschule in Vienna. He followed up with advanced studies at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and then at the University of Vienna. In 1933, he made his conducting debut in Vienna at the Musikverein. In 1934 he auditioned for Bruno Walter and Arturo Toscanini and became their musical assistant at the Salzburg Festspiele. He left Vienna a year prior to...[Read More] (Bio by: Harmonie Autographs and Music, Inc.) Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Hawthorne, Westchester County, New York, USA
MacMahon, Aline b. May 3, 1899 d. October 12, 1991 Actress. She had large, sleepy eyes and a bittersweet face. Her family moved to New York when she was a small child. She was educated at Erasmus Hall and Barnard College and made her first professional acting appearance with the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York in "The Madras House." Her Broadway debut came the year after her graduation, in "The Mirage." She is often confused with her mother, Jennie Simon MacMahon as Aline coaxed her into an acting career at the age of 53. Aline had a long...[Read More] (Bio by: Christian Anderson) Cause of death: Pneumonia Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Hawthorne, Westchester County, New York, USA Plot: Section 6, Plot 124
Roth (Rutstein), Lillian b. December 13, 1910 d. May 12, 1980 Actress, Singer. She was born Lillian Rutstein in Boston to (hopeful actors) Arthur and Katie Rutstein with younger sister Anne following two years later. They were relentless in their goal to introduce the girls to show business. In 1916, when Lillian was five and Anne three, the family moved to New York City to be near the various casting offices. Education films became the start of Lillians entry into show business after becoming their living trademark as a statue holding a lamp...[Read More] (Bio by: Donald Greyfield) Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Hawthorne, Westchester County, New York, USA Plot: Section 26, Grave 039
Stern, Bill b. July 1, 1907 d. November 19, 1971 Radio Sportscaster. His first job as a sports announcer came in 1925 when he was hired to cover football games over WHAM in Rochester, New York. In 1937 Stern signed with NBC to broadcast Friday night boxing on radio. He would also do radio broadcasts of college football and baseball games through the years. Stern was best known as the host of both "The Bill Stern Sports Review" and the "Colgate Sports Newsreel", which ran on the radio from 1937 to 1956. His theatrical and vaudeville...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Hawthorne, Westchester County, New York, USA Plot: Section T