Death year 1945 celebrities

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Paul Valéry Facts

Paul Valéry was born on October 30, 1871 in Cette [now Sète], Herault, France. He was a writer, known for Mon Faust (1970), L’ippogrifo (1974) and Monsieur Teste (1975). He was married to Jeannie Gobillard. He died on July 20, 1945 in Paris, France

George Van Haltren Facts

George Edward Martin Van Haltren (March 30, 1866 – September 29, 1945) was an American center fielder in Major League Baseball. In his 17-year career, lasting from 1887 through 1903, he played for the Chicago White Stockings, Brooklyn Ward’s Wonder

Rodolfo Pinto do Couto Facts

Rodolfo Pinto do Couto (Porto, Portugal, 1888–Portugal, 1945) was a Portuguese sculptor active in Portugal and Brazil.

Violet Douglas Pennant Facts

Commandant the Honourable Violet Blanche Douglas-Pennant (31 January 1869 – 12 October 1945) was a British philanthropist and supporter of local government who served as the second commandant of the Women’s Royal Air Force (WRAF) until her dismissa

Paul Porcasi Facts

Biography by Hal EricksonA former opera singer in his native Sicily, bull-necked, waxed-moustached character actor Paul Porcasi made his screen bow in 1917’s Fall of the Romanoffs. Porcasi flourished in the talkie era, playing innumerable speakeasy o

Albert Mockel Facts

Albert Mockel (27 December 1866 – 30 January 1945) was a Belgian Symbolist poet. Born in Ougrée, he was the editor of La Wallonie, an influential journal of Belgian Symbolism. He died on January 1930 in Ixelles.

Charles Dick Facts

Charles William Frederick Dick (November 3, 1858 – March 13, 1945) was a Republican politician from Ohio. He served in the United States House of Representatives and U.S. Senate.

Lena Baker Facts

Lena Baker (June 8, 1900 – March 5, 1945) was an African American maid who was falsely accused of capital murder by the state of Georgia in 1945 for killing her white employer, Ernest Knight, and executed by the state. At her trial she said that he

Frank Lanning Facts

Frank Lanning (August 14, 1872 – June 17, 1945) was an American actor of the silent era. He appeared in 84 films between 1910 and 1934.

Eddie Slovik Facts

Edward Donald “Eddie” Slovik (February 18, 1920 – January 31, 1945) was a United States Army soldier during World War II and the only American soldier to be court-martialled and executed for desertion since the American Civil War.

Hughie Miller Facts

Hugh Stanley “Hughie” Miller (December 22, 1886 to December 24, 1945) was a Major League Baseball player. Miller played for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1911 and the St. Louis Terriers of the Federal League in 1914 and 1915. He batted and threw right

Joseph W. Smiley Facts