Famous Deaths in June 1939

  • Jun 4 Tommy Ladnier, American musician (b. 1900)
  • Jun 5 Elijah Beardsworth, world quick shaving champion, dies
  • Jun 5 Frank Van de Goes, writer/marxist theorist, dies
  • Jun 6 Ford Madox Ford, writer, dies at 65
  • Jun 9 Owen Moore, actor (She Done Him Wrong), commits suicide at 52
  • Jun 13 Arthur Coningham, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1894), dies
  • Jun 13 Volter A Kilpi, Finnish writer (Suljetuilla Porteilla), dies at 64
  • Jun 16 Chick Webb, American jazz drummer and big band leader (b. 1905)
  • Jun 17 Eugene Weldman, last guillotined in France
  • Jun 17 Allen Sothoron, American baseball player (b. 1893)
  • Jun 18 French LM "Sas" van Aerschot, Flemish actor, dies at 73
  • Jun 19 Grace Abbott, social worker (US Children Bureau), dies at 60
  • Jun 26 Ford M Ford, [Hueffer], British writer, (Tietjens Saga) dies at 65