White, William Allen b. February 10, 1868 d. January 29, 1944 Journalist, Author, Politician. White started his newspaper career in El Dorado, Kansas. He was later a reporter in Lawrence and in 1892 went to work for the Kansas City Star as an editorial writer. In 1895, he purchased the Emporia Gazette, where he remained for the remainder of his life. In 1923, he won a Pulitzer for his editorial writing and again in 1947 (posthumously) for his autobiography. He was merely a local figure around Emporia until 1896, when he wrote an editorial, "What's the...[Read More] (Bio by: KJLII) Maplewood Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, USA
Day, Henry M. b. February 10, 1841 d. August 26, 1899 Civil War Union Army Soldier. Served as a Color Sergeant in the 39th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. His epitaph on his grave marker reads "Medal of Honor for planting the colors on Ft. Gregg between two contending armies, April 2, 1865. Fort Gregg was part of the Confederate fortifications at Petersburg, Virginia". However, he is not listed among the Official Medal of Honor Recipients by the United States Army. Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Hale, Alan b. February 10, 1892 d. January 22, 1950 Actor. Born Rufus Alan McKahan in Washington, D.C. he first attempted to gain entry to the stage via opera, but his career as an operatic singer was effectively stillborn. By 1911 his attention had been diverted to Hollywood where he made his film debut in the silent film ‘The Cowboy and the Lady.' With his big build and bluff looks, he quickly came to be in demand as a character actor, often portraying the heavy. In 1914, he married Gretchen Hartman with whom he had three children including a...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Whispering Pines, Lot 724, Space 6
Van Horne, Randy b. February 10, 1924 d. September 26, 2007 Musician. He was the lead singer of the Randy Van Horne Singers, a big band that was popular from the 1940s through the 1970s. The band is best known for singing the theme songs to such classic Hanna-Barbera cartoons as "The Flintstones", "The Jetsons", "Yogi Bear", and "The Huckleberry Hound Show." They also recorded several albums including, "Other World Other Sounds" with latin musician Juan Garcia Esquivel, and also appeared on television programs such as "The Nat King Cole Show" in the...[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!
Coffin, Clifford b. February 10, 1870 d. February 4, 1959 World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. Holding the temporary rank of Brigadier General in the Corps of Royal Engineers, British Army in the Commander 25th Infantry Brigade during World War I, he was given the Victoria Cross, which is the highest and most prestigious award that can be given to a British soldier. His act of bravery came on July 31, 1917 when his command was held up in attack because of heavy machine gun and rifle fire. With disregard to his own safety, walking under heavy...[Read More] (Bio by: Whispers From The Grave) Holy Trinity Churchyard, Colemans Hatch, East Sussex, England
Flami, Golde b. February 10, 1918 d. July 20, 2007 Stage, Motion Picture, and Television Actress. One of the most popular actresses of the Golden Age of Argentine cinema (1940s and 1950s). She is well remembered for her "femme fatale" roles. Born Golda Flon in Ukraine, she emigrated with her family to Argentina in 1923. She began her career in the yiddish theater of the Jewish Community in Buenos Aires, participating for the first time on stage at 14 years old. She acted in her first movie in 1942 ("El Viejo Buenos Aires"). During her entire...[Read More] (Bio by: 380W) Cementerio de la Comunidad Judía de Berazategui, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina
Webb, Chick (William Henry) b. February 10, 1909 d. June 16, 1939 Acclaimed African American Jazz drummer and bandleader, "King of the Drums." Composer of Stompin at the Savoy, A-Tisket A-Tasket, and Undecided. William Henry "Chick" Webb represented the triumph of the human spirit in Jazz and Life. Afflicted at birth with spinal tuberculosis which left him in poor health from his entire life, Webb was a small, hunchback of a man who possessed an "unconquerable spirit" and an astounding musical talent. He supported himself as a newspaper boy and saved up...[Read More] (Bio by: Curtis Jackson) Cause of death: Spinal tuberculosis Arbutus Memorial Park, Arbutus, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA Plot: Section F, Lot 691 1B GPS coordinates: 39.2443695, -76.7082214 (hddd.dddd)
Ringham, John b. February 10, 1928 d. October 20, 2008 Actor. He was a popular character actor and a fixture on British television for more than half a century. Of his more then 300 TV appearances, he was best-known for the roles as Norman Warrender on the sitcom "Just Good Friends" (1983 to 1986) and as Mr. Blocker on "Woof!" (1989 to 1993). He was also a regular on "The Avengers", "Z Cars", "Dad's Army", "The Protectors", "London's Burning", "All Creatures Great and Small", "BBC Playhouse" and "Doctor Who". (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Murray, Eli H. b. February 10, 1843 d. November 18, 1896 Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, Utah Governor. At the start of the Civil War, he entered the US Army as a volunteer at the age of 17. Promoted to Major in the 3rd Kentucky Cavalry, he served through Tennessee, Alabama and the Bragg campaign in Kentucky. In October, 1862, he was commissioned Colonel and commanded the 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland and 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Department of Mississippi. For war services, he was brevetted...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA Plot: Section 1, Lot 303
Patterson, John Henry b. February 10, 1843 d. October 5, 1920 Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Brigadier General in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Lieutenant in the 11th U.S. Infantry for action on May 5, 1864 at the Wilderness Campaign, Virginia. His citation reads "Under the heavy fire of the advancing enemy, picked up and carried several hundred yards to a place of safety a wounded officer of his regiment who was helpless and would otherwise have been burned in the forest." (Bio by: Don Morfe) Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, Albany County, New York, USA Plot: Section 42, Lot 13 GPS coordinates: 42.7056885, -73.7311630 (hddd.dddd)
Court, Hazel b. February 10, 1926 d. April 16, 2008 Actress. Born in Birmingham, England, she was a leading lady of the 1940s until the 1960s, best remembered for her roles in the Roger Corman films "Premature Burial" (1962), "The Raven" (1963) and "The Masque of the Red Death" (1964). After making her big screen debut in the 1944 film "Champagne Charlie", she appeared in such films as "My Sister and I" (1948), "The Curse of Frankenstein" (1957), "The Man Who Could Cheat Death" (1959) and "Doctor Blood's Coffin" (1961). Her television credits...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Tilden, William T. b. February 10, 1893 d. June 5, 1953 Professional Tennis Player. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he was nicknamed "Big Bill" and is considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time. During the coarse of his career he was ranked as the number one player in the world. He won 14 Majors titles including ten Grand Slams, four Pro Slams and won the Men's Singles tennis championship for six consecutive years (1920-26). During his 18 year amateur period of (1912-30), he won 138 of 192 tournaments and had a match record of 907...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Ivy Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Plot: Section D
Hart, Joel Tanner b. February 10, 1810 d. March 2, 1877 Sculptor and Poet. Born near Winchester, Kentucky. Known for his neo-classic sculpture, he produced busts of such notables as Cassius Marcellus Clay, John J. Crittenden, Robert Wickliffe, Henry Clay and Andrew Jackson. Hart died in Florence, Italy, where he had maintained a residence for a number of years. (Bio by: Steve Dunn) Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky, USA Plot: Section M
Davis, Victor b. February 10, 1964 d. November 13, 1989 Olympic Athlete. A native of Guelph, Ontario, he began his career at a young age in and around his hometown. At the age of 12, he joined the Guelph Martin Aquatic Club and soon after began to compete internationally. By 1982, he was already becoming one of Canada's great sportsman and most respected swimmers. A talent at performing the breaststroke, he competed at the 1982 World Championships in Guavaquil, Ecuador, where he set a world record and winning the gold medal in the 200-metre. In 1984...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Cremated, Other, Body was cremated and organs donated to medical science
Rankin, Kenny b. February 10, 1940 d. June 7, 2009 Musician. For over three decades, he was a highly regarded singer-songwriter with styles ranging from pop to jazz. At age 20, he signed a recording contract with Columbia where he put his guitar and singing abilities on Bob Dylan's "Bringing It All Back Home" album. He also recorded with Janis Ian, Helen Reddy, Peggy Lee and Mel Tormé. When Paul McCartney was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, McCartney asked Rankin to perform his version of "Blackbird". His solo recordings included "...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Judge, Francis W. b. February 10, 1838 d. December 3, 1904 Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. At age 23 he enlisted in the 79th New York Volunteer Infantry, and was mustered in as a Private in Company K on May 28, 1861. Promoted to 1st Sergeant om April 9, 1863, he was serving at that rank when he peformed an act of bravery in action on November 29, 1863 at Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tennessee that would garner him the Medal of Honor. His citation for that award reads "The color bearer of the 51st Georgia Infantry (C.S.A.), having planted...[Read More] (Bio by: Russ Dodge) Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, USA Plot: Section 207, Lot 31870
Baca, Elfego b. February 10, 1865 d. August 27, 1945 Mexican American Folk Hero. He became known as a fearless lawman in the New Mexico Territory during the late 1800's. Many settlers from Texas moved into New mexico Territory. Cultural conflicts between the Texans and the Mexican Americans reached a peak with violence as the result. The Texans bullied the Mexican Americans and often robbed or murdered them. Baca became famous for his part in an incident in the town of Upper Frisco, now known as Reserve. in 1884 Baca, who was deputy sheriff...[Read More] (Bio by: DianeMolina) Sunset Memorial Park, Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA