Benton, Arthur b. April 17, 1858 d. September 18, 1927 American Architect. In 1887, Benton studied at the Topeka School of Art and Design in Kansas. The following year he went to work for two years as a draftsman in the architectural department of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad. In 1890, he relocated to Omaha, Nebraska, where he worked as a draftsman in the chief engineer’s office of the Union Pacific Railroad. The following year, he moved to Los Angeles and within two years, he went into an architectural partnership with William C...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Benton was cremated on the premises and his remains were returned to his family.
Boeke, Jim b. September 11, 1938 d. September 26, 2014 Professional Football Player, Actor. For nine seasons (1960 to 1968), he played at the tackle position in the National Football League with the Los Angeles Rams, Dallas Cowboys and New Orleans Saints. Born James Frederick Boeke, he attended Cuyahoga Falls High School and played collegiate football at Heidelberg College in Ohio. Selected by Los Angeles during the 19th round of the 1960 NFL Draft, he totaled 119 career regular season games. Boeke put together a consecutive game streak which...[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!
Hall, Sam b. March 11, 1921 d. September 26, 2014 Television Screenwriter. He will be best remembered for penning stories for the popular TV series "Dark Shadows" (1967 to 1971). Born Allison Samuel Hall, in the small town of Carrollton, Ohio, his father was the proprietor of a rubber glove factory. He discovered a love for the theater during a trip to New York City and while in high school, he wrote and directed plays for school productions. He attended Dartmouth College, however his studies were interrupted, when he was drafted into the...[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!
Traficant, Jim (James Anthony) b. May 8, 1941 d. September 27, 2014 US Congressman. First a Democratic, and later independent, politician and member of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio. He represented the 17th Congressional District, his hometown of Youngstown. He received master's degrees from the University of Pittsburgh and Youngstown State University. He championed "Buy American" requirements on many spending bills and prided himself on landing federal grants for hometown Youngstown. He taught courses on drug and alcohol recovery at...[Read More] (Bio by: Althea) Calvary Cemetery, Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, USA
Lowe, Skip E. b. June 5, 1929 d. September 22, 2014 American Talk Show Host, Actor and Author. Born Sammy Labella in Greenville, Mississippi, and raised in Rockford, Illinois, his mother moved him to Hollywood at age 9 in hopes of getting him in the movies after being badly bullied by local boys because of his effeminate manner and penchant for wanting to entertain people. He won a scattering of small, mostly uncredited roles and eventually developed a song and dance routine he performed in clubs in New York. Honing his career as a master of...[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!
Keefer, Don b. August 18, 1916 d. September 7, 2014 Actor. Born in Highspire, Pennsylvania (which is outside of Harrisburg), Keefer marked his Broadway debut a production of "Othello" (1945). His breakthrough part and perhaps his best know role was his origination of "Bernard" in the Arthur Miller play "The Death of a Salesman" (1949 to 1950). He would repeat the role in the motion picture adaptation in 1951. For over four decades (1950s into the 1990s), he appeared in scores of popular television programs including a 1961 episode from "The...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Woodlawn Cemetery, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Walker, Helen b. July 17, 1920 d. March 10, 1968 Actress. She began her film career after an acclaimed performance in the play "Jason" (1942) on Broadway. Her film debut was in "Lucky Jordan" (1942). Her film credits include "Brewster's Millions" (1946), "Call Northside 777" (1948), and her final film, "The Big Combo" (1955). (Bio by: Lanie) Hope Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Monument, Confederate [memorial] This 8-foot-tall obelisk commemorates 15 Confederate prisoners of war who died in Kansas City, Mo. Originally buried in the city cemetery, their remains were subsequently interred in Union Cemetery, although the exact location of their individual graves are not known. Two bronze tablets fastened to the monument list the names of the prisoners, who were taken during the Battle of Westport, the turning point in the Missouri Campaign of Confederate Major General Sterling Price. (Bio by: Brenda Sanders) Union Cemetery, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA Plot: Located in the northeast section of the cemetery, this monument is identified as stop #15 in the cemetery's walking tour.
Wallace, Sylvia b. February 18, 1917 d. October 20, 2006 Novelist, Editor. Born Sylvia Kahn, she graduated from high school at age 16, and landed a job in the mailroom of Dell Publishing in New York. By the time she was 23, she had risen to the editorial department and was sent to Los Angeles to become Dell's West Coast editor. It was there she met her future husband, Irving Wallace, who at the time was writing for Modern Screen. After the couple married in 1941, Irving enlisted...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Courts of the Book, Isaiah, Outer Court, Wall V, Crypt 136 - in the same crypt with her husband
Ballance, John b. March 27, 1839 d. April 27, 1893 Newspaper Proprietor and Editor, Politician, Prime Minister. The eldest of 11 children born to Samuel and Mary Ballance at Ballypitmave, near Glenavy in County Antrim, Ireland, John was educated at the local national school and at Wilson's Academy in Belfast, but he left school at the age of 14 and took on an apprenticeship with an ironmonger in Belfast. In 1857 he left Belfast for Birmingham, England. While in Birmingham John met Fanny Taylor and they married at St Peter and St Paul's Church...[Read More] (Bio by: Jo Cameron) Heads Road Cemetery, Wanganui, Wanganui District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Hughes, Archbishop. Arthur Walter b. August 25, 1902 d. July 12, 1949 Roman Catholic Prelate. Born in London to a working class couple, Arthur Walter Hughes left school at the age of fourteen due to his family's precarious financial condition in order to work as a newspaper copy boy, but still managed to find enough time to pursue his studies personally through the use of local libraries. This reading led him to join the Roman Catholic Church, with Cardinal Bourne of Westminster eventually sending him to White Fathers of Africa, where Father Pierre Travers...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) White Fathers' Priory Graveyard, City of Winchester, Hampshire, England
Long, Audrey b. April 14, 1922 d. September 19, 2014 Actress. Her father served as a chaplain in United States Navy, she relocated frequently with her family throughout the country, prior to settling in Northern California. During her high school years, she found an interest in performing and received a Drama scholarship to attend Max Reinhardt's school. She appeared in the short-lived Broadway production "Sons and Soldiers" (1943), which was noted for her co-stars which included Gregory Peck, Stella Adler, Geraldine Fitzgerald and Karl Malden...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, Her ashes were placed in a large urn which contains the ashes of her late husband Leslie Charteris. The inscription on the urn reads "Love Never Dies".
Jones, Caldwell b. August 4, 1950 d. September 21, 2014 Professional Basketball Player. For seventeen seasons (1973 until 1990), he played at the center and power forward positions in the American and National Basketball Associations with the San Diego Conquistadors, Kentucky Colonels, Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls, Portland Trailblazers and San Antonio Spurs. He attended Desha Central High School in Arkansas, where he made his first impression on the court and continued his athletics at Albany State University in Georgia...[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!
Callegari, Cardinal. Giuseppe b. November 4, 1841 d. April 14, 1906 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Venetian by birth, Giuseppe Callegari came from a well off family belonging to the small Venetian aristocracy. Entering the Patriarchal Seminary of Venice, he was ordained priest in his native city in March 1864. Appointed to the teaching staff of the named seminary, lecturing among others moral theology, he was appointed counselor of the ecclesiastical tribunal in 1878 and prosynodal examiner of the archdiocese. A regular contributor to 'Il Veneto Cattolico', Callegari...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Santuario dell'Arcella, Padova, Provincia di Padova, Veneto, Italy
Singer, Maida 'Muff' b. February 14, 1942 d. January 16, 2005 Author. A Chicago native with a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas, she joined the Peace Corps in 1965 and taught in a penal colony in the Philippines for two years. She returned to the United States and worked for 10 years as chief of staff for Howard L. Berman, member of the House of Representatives. In 1981, her first book, "The Mystery Reader's Quiz Book", co-written with Robert A. Wagner and Aneta Corsault, was published. She turned to writing children's books in the late 1980s...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Mount Sinai Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Wincelberg, Shimon b. September 26, 1924 d. September 29, 2004 American Writer, Broadway Playwright, and Actor. Wincelberg, who began his career as a short-story writer for Harper's Bazaar, New Yorker, and Punch magazines, went on to write for many television shows from the 1950s through the 1990s. His credits include episodes of 'Naked City', 'Frontier Circus', 'Mannix', 'The Time Tunnel', 'Police Woman', 'Rawhide', 'Gunsmoke', 'Have Gun — Will Travel', 'Star Trek', 'The Wild Wild West', 'Lost in Space', 'Combat!', 'Medical Center', 'The Paper Chase', '...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Mount Sinai Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Bironas, Rob b. January 29, 1978 d. September 20, 2014 Professional Football Player. For nine seasons (2005 to 2013), he played at the kicker position in the National Football League with the Tennessee Titans. Bironas set the NFL single game record for most field goals, when he kicked eight in a contest against the Houston Texans during the 2007 season. Born James Robert Douglas Bironas, he attended Trinity High School in Louisville, Kentucky and played collegiate football at Auburn University and later Georgia Southern University. After a period...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Woodlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Michtom, Rose b. July 18, 1897 d. April 1, 1986 American Actress. Michtom began her career as an actress late in life. Leonard B. Stern, the producer of 'Get Smart', was her nephew, and her first acting roles were as an extra in that series from 1965 through 1970. She specialized in the role of the 'little old lady' and appeared on television in such series as 'Emergency', 'The Snoop Sisters', 'McMillan & Wife', 'Laverne & Shirley', 'Flo' and 'Too Close for Comfort'...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Bergen, Polly b. July 14, 1930 d. September 20, 2014 American Actress, Singer. In 1950, Bergen already was an established singer when she starred with Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis in her first movie, 'At War With the Army' and would go on to appear in two more Martin and Lewis films, 'That's My Boy' (1951) and 'The Stooge' (1952). She received an Emmy award in 1957 for her portrayal of singer Helen Morgan in the episode 'The Helen Morgan Story' on the television series '...[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!
Sanguigni, Cardinal. Domenico b. June 27, 1809 d. November 20, 1882 Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Terracina, Domenico Sanguigni graduated in utroque iuris in both canon and civil laws. Auditor of the nunciature in the Kingdom of Naples and successively of the nunciature in Portugal, he was named internuncio in Brazil, receiving his episcopal consecration with the titular archbishopric see of Tarso on August 23, 1874 at the church of Sant'Andrea al Quirinale in Rome. Named nuncio in Portugal on August 25, 1874, Pope Leo XIII created him cardinal priest in...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Cimitero Comunale Monumentale Campo Verano, Rome, Provincia di Roma, Lazio, Italy Plot: Private Vault.