Hall, Lynden David b. May 7, 1974 d. February 14, 2006 R&B/Soul/Dance Musician and Songwriter. A native of Wandsworth, South London, England, Hall became interested in music while a teen in high school. Often fighting at school he was expelled and sent to live with his father who was collector of old records. Hall soon began to write music and teach himself to play the guitar. While attending the British School for Performing Arts in Croydon, England, he began to cut his first demos, some which came to the attention of a music manager named Tony...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Edeson, Arthur b. October 24, 1891 d. February 14, 1970 Cinematographer. A superb craftsman and great technical innovator of Hollywood films. At the dawn of the talkie era he pioneered in location sound photography and helped restore the camera to its silent era mobility. Edeson shot one of the first-ever wide screen features, "The Big Trail" (1930), and aided in the groundbreaking visual effects of "The Lost World" (1925) and "The Invisible Man" (1933). He received Academy Award nominations for "In Old Arizona" (1929), "All Quiet on the...[Read More] (Bio by: Bobb Edwards) Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Churchyard, L-3505 G-3 GPS coordinates: 34.1491203, -118.3257065 (hddd.dddd)
Lopez, Perry b. July 22, 1931 d. February 14, 2008 Actor. Born in New York City, he was a character performer of television and films, best remembered for his role as "Lou Escobar" in the 1974 picture "Chinatown" and its sequel "The Two Jakes" (1990). His other memorable screen credits include, "Mister Roberts" (1955), "McLintock!" (1963), "Che!" (1969) and "Kelly's Heroes" (1970). His television appearances include, "The Time Tunnel", "Star Trek", "The Wild, Wild West", "Mannix" and "The Mod Squad". (Bio by: C.S.) Cause of death: Lung cancer Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Morgan, Edwin Denison b. February 8, 1811 d. February 14, 1883 Civil War Union Major General, New York Governor, US Senator. Born in Washington, Massachusetts, he was in the wholesale grocery business when elected as the Republican Governor of New York, serving 1859 to 1862. A staunch Unionist, during the Civil War, he was commissioned as a Major General of Volunteers on September 28, 1861 by President Abraham Lincoln to give him military authority to go along with the civil authority he held as Governor. Placed as commander of the Department of New York...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA Plot: Section 12, Lot 6 GPS coordinates: 41.7199593, -72.7014465 (hddd.dddd)
Davis, James J. 'Jumbo' b. September 5, 1861 d. February 14, 1921 Major League Baseball Player. He played Major League baseball for seven seasons (1884, 1886 to 1891) as a third baseman for the Kansas City Unions of the Union League, and the Baltimore Orioles, Kansas City Cowboys, St. Louis Browns, Brooklyn Gladiators and Washington Statesmen, all of the American Assocation League. His lifetime totals were 453 Games Played, 496 Hits, 266 Runs, 14 Home Runs, 270 RBIs and a career .283 Batting Average. (Bio by: Connie Nisinger) Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA Plot: Section 20, Lot 475, Grave 10
Jackson, Frederick Randolph b. February 18, 1844 d. February 14, 1925 Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company F, 7th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at James Island, South Carolina on June 16, 1862. His citation reads "Having his left arm shot away in a charge on the enemy, he continued on duty, taking part in a second and a third charge until he fell exhausted from the loss of blood". His Medal was awarded to him on an unrecorded date in 1863. (Bio by: Russ Dodge) Smithville Cemetery, Smithville, Jefferson County, New York, USA
Liddell, St. John Richardson b. September 6, 1815 d. February 14, 1870 Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He was a prominent Louisiana planter and with the outbreak of the Civil War was commissioned a senior officer on the staff of General Albert Sidney Johnston. Promoted Brigadier General, he commanded the Arkansas Brigade in the battles of Perryville, Murfreesboro and commanded a division at Chickamauga in 1863. In 1864, he took command of the District of Louisiana, held off the Federals during the Red River Campaign and later was assigned to overall...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Llanada Plantation Cemetery , Jonesville, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana, USA
Erdoss, Pal b. February 9, 1947 d. February 14, 2007 Motion Picture Director. His films concentrated on themes that explored Hungarian social problems. Erdoss's best known work, "The Princess" (1982), won both the Cannes Film Festival's 1983 Golden Camera Award and the Golden Leopard award at the 1983 Locarno International Film Festival. His other films include, "Tolerance" (1986), " A Light Sensitive Story" (1993), and "Lads Of Budakeszi" (2006). Before directing films Erdoss worked at Hungarian State Television as a location manager and...[Read More] (Bio by: Tami K.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Timko, Betty J. b. 1926 d. February 14, 1996 Businesswoman. Founder of Toledo's famous "Soup and Such Restaurant". In 1961, Mrs. Timko created a famous spinich salad that has become known world-wide as Betty's Salad. For 35 years she made and served her world-famous salad in her restaurant in Toledo. In 1980, she developed and marketed a line of salad dressings that bears her name. These salad dressings are now available throughout the United States and Canada. (Bio by: Mark Pawelczak) Ottawa Hills Memorial Park, Ottawa Hills, Lucas County, Ohio, USA
Stepovich, Michael Anthony b. March 12, 1919 d. February 14, 2014 Governor of Alaska. A member of the Republican Party, he served as the Governor of Alaska Territory from 1957 to 1958. His father was a miner, young Michael attained an undergraduate degree from Gonzaga University and later received his law degree from the University of Notre Dame. Following service with the United States Navy during World War II, he practiced law privately in his native Fairbanks, Alaska. He became interested in the political arena and was elected to Alaska's Territorial...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Birch Hill Cemetery, Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, USA
Williams, LeRoy b. August 18, 1845 d. February 14, 1930 Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Civil War in Company G, 8th New York Heavy Artillery, rising to 1st Lieutenant. He was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for bravery during the battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia om June 3, 1864. His citation reads "Sergeant LeRoy Williams did voluntarily exposed himself to the fire of the enemy's sharpshooters and located the body of his colonel who had been killed close to the enemy's lines. Under cover of darkness...[Read More] (Bio by: Herbert Rickards) Oakwood Cemetery, Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, USA Plot: Lot 326
Steenkamp, Reeva b. August 19, 1983 d. February 14, 2013 Fashion Model. Born in Cape Town, South Africa, her father was employed as a horse trainer. After moving to Port Elizabeth, South Africa with her family, she attended Saint Dominic's Priory School and later enrolled at the University of Port Elizabeth (now part of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University) where she studied law and graduated with a Bachelor of laws Degree in 2005. After receiving her degree, she did paralegal work and applied to the bar in 2011. At the age of 14 she started...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Pettyjohn, Angelique b. March 11, 1943 d. February 14, 1992 Actress. She appeared in 25 films and several television shows. She started her Hollywood career in 1965 as a virtual unknown, in "The Love Rebellion," and in 1966, she played the role of Shahna in the "Star Trek" television episode "The Gamesters of Triskelion." She also appeared on televisions "Get Smart" (1965), "Batman" (1966), "Felony Squad" (1966), and "The Girl From UNCLE" (1966). As her ability to get legitimate roles declined, she moved onto B-movies and to adult films, including...[Read More] Cause of death: Cervical cancer Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Previn, Dory b. October 22, 1925 d. February 14, 2012 Songwriter. Famed for collaborations with her former husband Andre Previn on numerous movie soundtracks. Born Dorothy Veronica Langan (some sources state birth year as 1929) the daughter of a laborer (her father suffered from severe mental illness the result of being gassed during World War I), she was compelled by her father to pursue a musical career. Following high school, she attended the Academy of Dramatic Arts for one year and later worked in summer stock and TV commercials. She began...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Ehrlichman, John b. March 20, 1925 d. February 14, 1999 Advisor to President Nixon. He was imprisoned for his involvement in the Watergate cover-up. He and Haldeman were Nixon's top two advisors during the Watergate scandal. He resigned that post in April of 1973 and was convicted two years later (obstruction of justice, conspiracy and perjury). He spent 18 months in a minimum security federal prison. Upon his release, he moved to New Mexico and became an artist, author, and political commentator. During World War II, he was in the 8th Air Force...[Read More] Cause of death: Natural causes Cremated
Dubs, Adolph b. August 4, 1920 d. February 14, 1979 United States Ambassador to Afghanistan 1978 - 1979. While serving in that capacity, he was kidnapped. On February 14, 1979 he was shot to death during a failed rescue attempt by Afghan troops under Soviet advisors. He was the last American Ambassador to Afghanistan. (Bio by: Erik Lander) Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA Plot: Section 5 Site 149