Faas, Horst b. April 28, 1933 d. May 10, 2012 Photo Journalist. Faas was the chief of The Associated Press' Southeast Asia bureau from 1962 to 1974, where he covered the fighting and captured images of the terror and inhumanity of the Vietnam war. He spent much of his time out in the field, following troops and civilians who were caught in the middle of the conflict. Faas' photographs of wounded U.S. soldiers and a blindfolded Viet Cong suspect helped bring the war into American living rooms. He won four major photo awards including the...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Faber, Eberhard [cenotaph] b. December 6, 1822 d. March 2, 1879 Businessman. Born into a family who had been in the pencil-making business since 1761, he moved to New York City in 1848 and opened his first pencil factory on 42nd Street near the East River, which was destroyed in a fire in 1872, then he built a bigger factory in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Faber was the first pencil manufacturer to put rubber erasers on his pencils. This is a cenotaph monument. His actual burial place is at ...[Read More] (Bio by: The Historian) Moravian Cemetery, New Dorp, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
Faber, Eberhard b. December 6, 1822 d. March 2, 1879 Businessman. Born into a family who had been in the pencil-making business since 1761, he moved to New York City in 1848 and opened his first pencil factory on 42nd Street near the East River, which was destroyed in a fire in 1872, then he built a bigger factory in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Faber was the first pencil manufacturer to put rubber erasers on his pencils. He has a cenotaph monument locate at Moravian Cemetery in...[Read More] (Bio by: The Historian) Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA Plot: Lot 13825, Section 61
Faber, Urban C. 'Red' b. September 6, 1888 d. September 25, 1976 Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. Born in Cascade, Iowa, he was a right handed pitcher making his debut for the Chicago White Sox on April 14, 1914. For twenty years, he played his career with the Chicago White Sox (1914-33) and appeared in 10 games for the New York Yankees in 1934. In 1914, he led the American League in saves with 4, with earned run average with a 2.48 in 1921, a 2.81 in 1922, in complete games with 32 in 1921, 31 in 1922 and most innings pitched with 352 in 1922. He...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Acacia Park Cemetery and Mausoleum, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Plot: Rose Section, Block 5, Lot SE2, Grave 2 GPS coordinates: 41.9547806, -87.8308716 (hddd.dddd)
Fabergé, Carl Peter b. May 30, 1846 d. September 24, 1920 Jeweler. He and his company were responsible for the world renown jewel-encrusted “Faberge Eggs”, which became synonymous with the extravagance of Imperial Russia. His father was a descendant of French Protestants who fled after the Edict of Nantes was revoked in 1685 and settled in Russia and his mother was Danish. He was education in Germany, where he also undertook his goldsmith apprenticeship. After establishing himself independently in 1866, he continued to refine his skills. By age 24, he...[Read More] (Bio by: julia&keld) Cimetière du Grand Jas de Cannes, Cannes, Departement des Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France Plot: British Cemetery Allee 23
Fabian, Max (Maximilian) b. May 1, 1891 d. June 30, 1969 Cinematographer. Born in Galicia, Austria-Hungary (now part of Poland), he became a director of photography for producer Samuel Goldwyn in 1921 and joined the newly-formed MGM in 1924. His films include "Dust Flower" (1922), "The Barrier" (1926), "The Exquisite Sinner" (1926), "In Old Kentucky" (1927), "Shadows of the Night" (1928), "Voice of the City" (1929), "The Hollywood Revue of 1929" (co-photography, 1929), and "El Presidio", a Spanish-language version of "The Big House" (1930). Although...[Read More] (Bio by: Bobb Edwards) Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Hall of Solomon (Beth Olam Mausoleum), Hall P, #541
Fabre, Edouard b. August 21, 1885 d. July 1, 1939 Athlete. A native of Montreal, Quebec, Fabre was a well known Canadian marathon runner and long distance runner. He is best known for his appearances at the Boston Marrathon in 1911, and in 1915, when he came in fifth place. Fabre also appeared there in 1927, and in 1930 he won the Usher's Green Stripe Snowshoe Marathon, a walk from Quebec City to Montreal. In a career that spanned over 30 years, Fabre ran or walked over two hundred miles, and participated in over 315 races. He was the...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery, Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada Plot: Section R
Fábri, Zoltán b. October 15, 1917 d. August 23, 1994 Motion Picture Director. He was a leading figure of Hungary's "New Cinema". His feature "Merry-Go-Round" (1956), a colorful updating of "Romeo and Juliet", did much to open international markets to Eastern European films in the late 1950s. It was nominated for the Golden Palm at the Cannes Film Festival. Fabri's "The Boys of Paul Street" (1968) received an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Film, and he won the Grand Jury Prize at the Moscow Festival for "141 Minutes from the Unfinished Sentence"...[Read More] (Bio by: Robert Edwards) Farkasreti Cemetery, Budapest, Budapest Capital District, Hungary
Fabricius, David b. March 19, 1564 d. May 7, 1617 Astronomer. Discovered the first known variable star, Mira (Omincron Ceti), in August 1596 and later sunspots. Born in Esens, Frisia (now in Germany), he was a Lutheran pastor serving small communities in East Frisia, Germany. In addition to his pastoral duties he studied astronomy. Early in 1611, his son Johannes returned from university studies in the Netherlands with newly invented (1608) telescopes which they used to enhance their observations. In March 1611 the two observed the rising sun...[Read More] (Bio by: Fred Beisser) Friedhof Osteel, Osteel, Auricher Landkreis, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Facenda, John b. August 8, 1913 d. September 13, 1984 Sports Newscaster. He was the preeminent news anchorman on Philadelphia's WCAU-TV Channel 10 from September 13, 1948 until May 23, 1973. His newscasts for many years had more viewers than his competition combined. He was also the voice of "NFL Films" for two decades, known by many NFL fans as "The Voice of God". His rich, dramatic voice was a perfect complement to the long passes, thrilling runs and violent tackling of pro football. All football fans know his word delivery and can visualize the...[Read More] (Bio by: Paul Theodore Riegert) Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA Plot: Section Pieta Range 7 Lot 13 across from main office, a couple stones off of curb
Facey, Fred b. 1930 d. April 13, 2003 Announcer. He wasn't a journalist but known more for his voice-overs for many news programs. It earned him the nickname, 'Voice of NBC News.' In 1967 he started his career as an announcer and his voice has appeared on, "Today" "Meet The Press" and "The News With Brian Wiliams." He also did voice-overs for WNBC-NEWS, "billboards" for Carson Daly and "Saturday Night Live" and is the voice of the internet website-www.methodshop.com. He died on April 13, 2003, at the age of 72. (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!
Factor, Alan Jay b. December 25, 1925 d. April 4, 1982 Television Producer and Director. Born in Chicago, he launched his career as an actor on Broadway under the name Alan Frost. He moved into TV in 1964 as a director for the first season of "Bewitched". Factor subsequently became a production executive at Screen Gems and 20th Century-Fox, and produced the telefilms "Something Evil" (1972), "Terror on the Beach" (1973), "A Sensitive, Passionate Man" (1977), "Overboard" (1978), "The Suicide's Wife" (1979), "Angel City" (1980), and "The Five...[Read More] (Bio by: Bobb Edwards) Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Beth Olam Mausoleum, Corridor S, Crypt 209
Factor, Pompey b. 1849 d. March 29, 1928 Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Indian Wars as a Private in the Indian Scouts, which were Native Americans in the United States Army service. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Pecos River, Texas on April 25, 1875. His citation reads "With 3 other men, he participated in a charge against 25 hostiles while on a scouting patrol". His Medal was issued on May 28, 1875. Isaac Payne, John Ward and Factor Pompey recieved the Award for rescuing their...[Read More] (Bio by: Russ Dodge) Seminole Indian Scout Cemetery, Brackettville, Kinney County, Texas, USA