Rhoads, Bob 'Dusty' b. October 4, 1879 d. February 12, 1967 Major League Baseball Player. He was a right-handed pitcher for four teams in eight seasons in the majors. Born Barton Emery Rhoads, he played for the Chicago Cubs (1902), Cleveland Blues (1903 to 1904), St. Louis Cardinals (1903), and finished with the Cleveland Naps (1905 to 1909). Playing in 231 games in his career, he was a starting pitcher in 185 games. He won 97 and lost 82 with an earned run average of 2.61. He struck out 522 batters. (Bio by: Mel Bashore) Mountain View Memorial Park, Barstow, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Pupin, Michael Idvorsky b. October 4, 1858 d. March 12, 1935 Inventor. Michael Idvorsky Pupin was a physicist who devised a means of greatly extending the range of long-distance telephone communication, among other inventions. He held 24 patents. Taught at Columbia University. (Bio by: Manley Bennett) Cause of death: Kidney Failure Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA Plot: Section 86, Locust Plot
Kearney, Michael b. October 4, 1874 d. October 31, 1937 Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Newmarket, County Cork, Ireland, he served in the United States Marine Corps during the War with Spain as a Private on board the "USS Nashville". He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery during the cutting of the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, on May 11, 1898. His citation reads "Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Kearney set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action." His Medal was awarded...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Beckwith, Amos b. October 4, 1825 d. October 25, 1894 Civil War Union Brevet Major General. Beckwith began his Civil War service as a first lieutenant in the 1st U.S. Artillery. He later served as chief commissary of subsistence for the Washington, D.C. Depot & for Major General William T. Sherman's army. Beckwith was promoted to brevet brigadier general of U.S. Volunteers on Jnauary 12, 1865 & to brevet brigadier general 2 months later on March 13 for "gallant & meritorious services in the campaign terminating with the surrender of the insurgent...[Read More] Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Sorge, Richard b. October 4, 1895 d. November 7, 1944 Journalist and spy. Sorge, the son of a mining engineer, was born in Baku, Russiam (now Azarbaijan). He moved to Germany and joined the Germany army for the First World War. He served on the Western Front where he received serious combat wounds. After studying in Berlin, Kiel and Hamburg he became a journalist working for the "Frankfurter Zeitung." He also secretly joined the German Communist Party, and while working in Japan in 1933 began working as a spy for the Soviet Union. Sorge assembled...[Read More] (Bio by: Warrick L. Barrett) Tama Reien Cemetery (Fuchu City), Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Booth, Marion Agnes Land b. October 4, 1843 d. January 2, 1910 Actress. Performing as Agnes Booth through most of her career during the late 19th century, she was one of the most renowned stage actresses of her time. She emigrated to the United States in 1858 and first performed in San Francisco at age 12 as a child dancer. At age 16, she married Harry Perry in 1861 in San Francisco but was widowed in 1863. She first won acclaim as Hermione in "Winter's Tale" in 1860, at Maguire's Opera House in San Francisco. In 1867 she married actor Junius Brutus Booth...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob on Gallows Hill) Rosedale Cemetery, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Riddleberger, Harrison Holt b. October 4, 1843 d. January 2, 1890 Clerk, Lawyer, Editor, Delegate to the Virginia General Assembly and US Senator. Born of German parentage in Edinburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia, father Madison J. Riddleberger a gunsmith by trade and stagecoach driver, mother was Susan S. Shyrock. Young Harrison had a limited education, worked as a store clerk prior to the civil war. After the outbreak of the war he joined the Confederate Army as 1st Lieutenant in the 10th Virginia Infantry company c, later he as Captain of the 23rd Virginia...[Read More] (Bio by: stars&bars) Cedarwood Cemetery, Edinburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia, USA
Forrest, French b. October 4, 1796 d. November 22, 1866 Civil War Confederate Naval Officer. He was the builder of the Confederate ironclad "CSS Virginia". Born in St. Mary's County, Maryland, he was appointed midshipman in the United States Navy on June 9, 1811, serving aboard the USS Hornet, he saw action in the War of 1812, during the Battle of Lake Erie, and the Mexican War. In the latter he was a Captain, commanding the Cumberland and the Raritan, in which he commanded the landing operations of General Winfield Scott's troops in action off Vera...[Read More] (Bio by: Ugaalltheway) Congressional Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA Plot: Range 45 Site 42
Kelly Sr., John Brendan 'Jack' b. October 4, 1889 d. June 20, 1960 Businessman, Olympic Athlete. He accumulated wealth as a successful Philadelphia, Pennsylvania building contractor. He was also an athlete, winning an Olympic Gold Medal as part of the 1920 United States Sculling team. He was the father of the movie actress and later Princess of Monaco Grace Kelly. Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA Plot: Section P, Range 1, Lot 17 GPS coordinates: 40.0860901, -75.1705627 (hddd.dddd)
Lawson, Robert [cremation location] b. October 4, 1892 d. May 27, 1957 Author and Illustrator. He is considered one of the finest creators of children's books of his time. Lawson was the first to receive both of the top two American prizes in this field: the Caldecott Medal for "They Were Strong and Good" (1940), and the Newbery Medal for "Rabbit Hill" (1945). His tales often observe historical figures through the eyes of animals. "Mr. Revere and I" (1953), for example, is an account of Paul Revere's famous Midnight Ride as told by his horse. He illustrated his...[Read More] (Bio by: Bobb Edwards) Mountain Grove Cemetery and Mausoleum, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Lyons, Ruth b. October 4, 1905 d. November 7, 1988 Radio and Television personality. Born Ruth Reeves, her greatest fame was between 1949 and 1967 when her variety-talk show, "The 50-50 Club," aired daily at noon on WLW-TV and radio. During the 1951-52 season the show was also seen nationally on NBC and in 1957 became the first program to be televised in color on a daily basis in Ohio. Known for her flowered covered microphone, she was the foundress of "The Ruth Lyons Children's Christmas Fund" raising millions of dollars in donations from...[Read More] Hillside Chapel, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA Plot: Cremated - Urn by a stain-glass window which depicts a little girl sweeping - designed for and dedicated to her daughter, Candy Newman.
Moore, Richard b. October 4, 1925 d. August 16, 2009 Cinematographer, Film Pioneer. In 1953, with partner Robert Gottschalk, he developed the wide-screen projection 65mm lenses for showing CinemaScope films in theaters and founded Panavision Inc. For his innovated contribution, he received the Scientific and Engineering technical Oscar from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1960. After leaving Panavision, Moore had a career as a Hollywood cinematographer, with credits including "The Wild Angels" (1966), "The Scalphunters" (1968)...[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!