Monty, Gloria b. August 16, 1921 d. March 30, 2006 Executive Producer. Gloria Monty started out as director of the soap opera "The Secret Storm" before moving on to "General Hospital" as executive producer. In 1978, the soap "General Hospital" was given 13 weeks until cancellation when Monty took over as Executive Producer. She was hired by ABC executive Fred Silverman to boost the ratings—and within months Monty elevated the ABC soap to the number one position where it would remain for years. Over those years Ms. Monty was nominated five times...[Read More] (Bio by: An Angel Above) Saint Catharine's Cemetery, Sea Girt, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
Stratton, Monty Franklin Pierce 'Gander' b. May 21, 1912 d. September 28, 1982 Major League Baseball Player. Born in in Wagner, Texas, he was a right handed pitcher making his debut for the Chicago White Sox on June 2, 1934. For five seasons, he played with the Chicago White Sox, until he had to leave the game after he lost his right leg in a hunting accident in 1938. He ended his career with 36 wins, 23 loss, 36 complete games 5 shutouts, 2 saves, 196 strikeouts and a 3.71 earned run average. In 1946, he made a comeback as a winning pitcher in the minor leagues and his...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Memoryland Memorial Park, Greenville, Hunt County, Texas, USA Plot: Section 4, Lot 419
Stickles, Monty 'Iron Jaw' b. August 16, 1938 d. September 3, 2006 Professional Football Player. He was a tight end for nine seasons (1960 to 1968) in the NFL with the San Francisco 49ers and New Orleans Saints. An All-American at Notre Dame, he was drafted in the first round by San Francisco in 1960. Stickles' best year was 1961, when he had 43 receptions for 794 yards with 5 touchdowns. After retiring as a player, he was a broadcast commentator for the Raiders and NCAA football games. In a career 115 games, Stickles had 222 receptions for 3199 yards with 16...[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!
Banks, Larry b. October 3, 1931 d. February 26, 1992 Musician. Real name Lawrence H. Banks. A native of New York, Banks was the bassist and occasional songwriter for the early 1950s rhythm and blues quartet, The Four Fellows. Together with three friends, bass player Teddy Williams, first tenor David Jones, and second tenor Jim McGowan, Banks formed the group in 1954. They went onto have several hits including, "I Sit In My Window", "So Will I", "I Wish I Didn't Love You", "In The Rain", "Please Play My Song", "Angels Say", "I Tried", and the more...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, Suffolk County, New York, USA Plot: Section 67, Site 2025
Monty (Liechtenstein), Harry (Hymie) b. April 15, 1904 d. December 28, 1999 Actor. Born Hymie Liechtenstein in Dallas, Texas to Polish immigrant parents Frank and Lydia Liechtenstein. He began his career on Vaudeville but in 1939 he was one of over 120 little people who were recruited to appear in "The Wizard of Oz." He took double duty, appearing as both a Munchkin and a flying monkey. He continued a largely uncredited film career as a character actor and stunt double in such films as 1941's "Hellzapoppin," "Tarzan's New York Adventure" (1942), "The Court Jester" (...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Shearith Israel Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA Plot: Section L, Row 18, Lot 16
Banks, Joseph b. February 13, 1743 d. June 19, 1820 British Naturalist, Patron of Science. He acquired a passion for botany while a student at Oxford, and after inheriting his father's fortune he devoted himself exclusively to the science. Banks was Botanist on Captain James Cook's first South Seas expediton (1768 to 1771), and in 1772 he ventured to Iceland. As President of the Royal Society from 1778 until his death, he commissioned many important scientific ventures and personally financed the voyage of the HMS Bounty, under Commander...[Read More] (Bio by: Bobb Edwards) St Leonard Churchyard, Heston, London Borough of Hounslow, Greater London, England
Banks, Joseph [memorial] b. February 13, 1743 d. June 19, 1820 British Naturalist, Patron of Science. He acquired a passion for botany while a student at Oxford, and after inheriting his father's fortune he devoted himself exclusively to the science. Banks was Botanist on Captain James Cook's first South Seas expediton (1768 to 1771), and in 1772 he ventured to Iceland. As President of the Royal Society from 1778 until his death, he commissioned many important scientific ventures and personally financed the voyage of the HMS Bounty, under Commander...[Read More] (Bio by: Bobb Edwards) Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, City of Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England
Woolley, Monty b. August 17, 1888 d. May 6, 1963 Actor. He is best remembered for his role of a bombastic, overbearing ‘Sheridan Whiteside’ in the movie "The Man Who Came to Dinner" (1941). In this movie, his line "My, how time flies when you're having fun" became a classic understatement. Born in New York City, he became a professor at Yale University and taught drama to the students, including Thornton Wilder and Cole Porter. In the late 1930s, he took on bit parts in movies, putting his teaching techniques to the test, beginning with...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Greenridge Cemetery, Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, New York, USA Plot: ANA GPS coordinates: 43.0694084, -73.7871323 (hddd.dddd)
Banks, Ron b. May 10, 1951 d. March 4, 2010 R&B Vocalist. He was a founding member of the Detroit-based music group The Dramatics. Originally named The Dynamics, Banks formed the group as a teenager in the early 1960s, along with William Howard, Larry Demps, Willie Ford and Elbert Wilkins; their influences were Jackie Wilson and the Motown groups Smokey Robinson and the Miracles and The Temptations. Changing their name to The Dramatics, they recorded their first single "All Because of You" (1967), which became a moderate hit. Their...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Detroit Memorial Park West, Redford, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Banks, Homer b. August 2, 1941 d. April 3, 2003 Songwriter, producer, and performer. Banks was born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1941, and co-founded the gospel music group, 'Soul Consolidators.' He later joined the office staff of the Satellite Studios, later the Stax Record Label. Although a singer as well, he never recorded for the Stax Record Label, but instead with the help of friends, Isaac Hayes and David Porter, Banks got a deal with the Genie Record Label, and in 1965 released his debut single, "Sweetie Pie." From 1966 to 1968 he...[Read More] (Bio by: K) West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Banks, Peter b. July 15, 1947 d. March 8, 2013 Rock Musician. He was a founding member of the British progressive-rock ensemble Yes and later went onto form the group Flash. Individually, Banks earned the reputation of being a stellar and reputable guitarist during his era. Born Peter William Brockbanks, he developed an interest in music while a youth when his father gave him a low-cost acoustic guitar. Self-taught, he mastered the instrument and added the banjo to his talents. At the age of eighteen, he experienced playing in his first...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Banks, Henry E. b. June 14, 1913 d. December 18, 1994 Race Car Driver. Born in England, he began competing in 1932, when he was 19 years old and became successful in the midget cars. In 1936, he became the first driver to pass the qualifying rookie test at the Indianapolis 500 and also drove as a relief driver in 1937, 1939 and 1940, with a 21st place finish in 1938. Entering into midget cars, he won the 1941 East Coast Midget Champion, won 30 midget car races in 1947 and was the 1950 AAA Big Car National Champion. After Banks retired from racing...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Washington Park North Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA Plot: Court of the Apostles, Crypt 2A, Level 4
Banks, Darrell b. July 25, 1937 d. February 24, 1970 R&B/Gospel Musician. A native of Mansfield, Ohio, he was born Darrell Eubanks, but he was moved as a toddler to Buffalo, New York. A talented musician by a young age, he began singing in church and then at local watering holes. At one of these performances he befriended a local dentist named Doc Green, who by chance had also owned a local nightclub called the Revilot Lounge. Thanks to Doc Green and his songwriter/musician friend Donnie Elbert, Banks headed to Detroit, Michigan, to begin his...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Detroit Memorial Park East, Warren, Macomb County, Michigan, USA Plot: Section 36, Plot 539
Banks, Arthur b. October 6, 1923 d. December 20, 1944 World War II George Cross Recipient. Born in Llanddulas, North Wales, he enlisted in the Royal Air Force in 1942 and became a Flight Sergeant in the 112 Squadron, Desert Air Force. In late August 1944, he was shot down over Northern Italy while undertaking an armed reconnaissance operation. He tried to reach the Allied lines, but had much difficulty due to heavy enemy activity. During the following months he managed to join up with a partisan resistant group and helped them in actions against...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Argenta Gap War Cemetery, Argenta, Provincia di Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy Plot: III, A, 7.