Rhode Lee Michelson

Rhode Lee Michelson

Birth
Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 15 Feb 1961 (aged 17)
Brussels, Arrondissement Brussel-Hoofdstad, Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium
Burial Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Oceanview Lawn, Plot 481, Space K
Memorial ID 10361988 · View Source
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Figure Skater. She won the US Nationals Ladies Novice Championship in 1958. She placed third for the 1959 US Junior Ladies Championship, and in 1960, she placed second in the US Junior Ladies Championship. In 1961, she was the US Ladies Senior Bronze Medalist, and member of the World Figure Skating Team. She was killed on February 15, 1961, along with the entire US World Figure Skating Team when their plane crashed while enroute to the Worlds Figure Skating Championship in Prague, Czechoslovakia.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Randy
  • Added: 23 Jan 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10361988
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rhode Lee Michelson (9 Mar 1943–15 Feb 1961), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10361988, citing Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .