Anderson, George Jendrus 'Andy' b. September 26, 1889 d. May 28, 1962 Major League Baseball Player. Left handed hitting outfielder and leadoff hitter for Brooklyn in the Federal League in 1914 and 1915. He also played for the St. Louis Cardinals in 1918. His best season was 1914 when he hit .316 with 3 homeruns, 24 RBI's and 16 stolen bases. He had a .287 lifetime batting average with 5 homeruns and 69 RBI's. (Bio by: Decal) All Souls Cemetery, Chardon, Geauga County, Ohio, USA
Boiardi, Hector b. October 22, 1897 d. June 21, 1985 Businessman/Entrepreneur. A native of Piacenza, Italy, he was a world renowned chef known for his many Italian dishes. Known affectionately as 'Chef Boyardee' he founded his food franchise of products with his wife Helen. He became a food prodigy by age 11, in his native Italy, but later emigrated to New York City in 1915, where his brother got him a job working as a waiter and then chef in the Plaza Hotel's kitchen. He later accepted another job at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel. He moved to Cleveland...[Read More] All Souls Cemetery, Chardon, Geauga County, Ohio, USA Plot: Mausoleum
Ford, Seabury b. October 15, 1801 d. May 8, 1855 Governor of Ohio, Lawyer, Ohio Militia Major General. Born in Cheshire, Connecticut, he moved to Burton, Ohio in 1807 with his family when he was a child. He returned to Connecticut and graduated from Yale University in 1825. Ford studied law under Peter Hitchcock and was admitted to the bar in Ohio in 1827. He commenced to practice as an attorney in Geauga County. He was also involved in military affairs and...[Read More] (Bio by: K Guy) Welton Cemetery, Burton, Geauga County, Ohio, USA GPS coordinates: 41.4747581, -81.1407928 (hddd.dddd)
Hitchcock, Peter b. October 19, 1781 d. March 4, 1853 US Congressman. Elected to represent Ohio's 6th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1817 to 1819. Also servd as a Member of the Ohio State Legislature, and Justice of the Ohio State Supreme Court from 1819 to 1833, 1835 to 1842, and 1844 to 1852. (Bio by: K) Welton Cemetery, Burton, Geauga County, Ohio, USA
Milnar, Albert Joseph b. December 26, 1913 d. June 30, 2005 Major League Baseball Player. Nicknamed "Happy" Milnar, he played with the Cleveland Indians from rom 1939 to 1941. During those years he was was Cleveland's number-two pitcher behind Hall of Famer Bob Feller. He compiled a career record of 57-58 with an ERA of 4.22 with his finest year being 1940. Pitching along side Cleveland legend Feller and Mel Harder, he compiled a fine record of 18-10. Milner also played with the St Louis Browns and the Philadelphia Phillies.
Orr, Benjamin b. September 8, 1947 d. October 4, 2000 Musician. In 1976, he and Ric Ocasek co-founded the rock group The Cars in Boston. He was their bass player and sang lead vocals on their hit songs "Just What I Needed", "Let's Go", "Candy-O", and their biggest hit "Drive". Orr also had a post-Cars solo hit "Stay The Night". His last years were spent in Atlanta, where he formed the band Big People with musicians from other classic rock outfits, which included Ted Nugent sideman Derek St. Holmes, .38 Special guitarist Jeff Carlisi and Billy Joel'...[Read More] Cause of death: Pancreatic cancer Saint Patrick Cemetery, Thompson, Geauga County, Ohio, USA
Smetona, Antanas b. August 10, 1874 d. January 9, 1944 Twice President of Lithuania 1919-20, and 1926-40. A writer and journalist by profession, Smetona was active in the Lithuanian National Movement. He was a member of the Lithuanian National Council and one of the signers of the Lithuanian Declaration of Independence in 1918. He was a member of the Nationalist Party and his authoratitive regime was in power until the 1940 Soviet invasion. Smetona was able to successfully flee Lithuania when the USSR invaded the country on June 15, 1940, being the...[Read More] (Bio by: Frank Passic, Albion Historian) All Souls Cemetery, Chardon, Geauga County, Ohio, USA Plot: His remains were transferred here in 1975, after having originally been interred in Cleveland's Knollwood Cemetery mausoleum.