Famous Deaths in June 1948

  • Jun 1 Sonny Boy Williamson I [John Lee], American blues musician (Down & Out Blues), dies at 34
  • Jun 1 Alex Gard, Russian-born caricaturist (b. 1900)
  • Jun 2 Viktor Brack, Nazi physician (b. 1904)
  • Jun 2 Karl Brandt, personal physician of Adolf Hitler (b. 1904)
  • Jun 2 Karl Gebhardt, Nazi doctor (b. 1897)
  • Jun 2 Waldemar Hoven, German physician (b. 1903)
  • Jun 2 Wolfram Sievers, Nazi physician (b. 1905)
  • Jun 6 Louis Lumière, French movie pioneer (b. 1864)
  • Jun 7 Georges Adolphe Hue, composer, dies at 90
  • Jun 8 Franz Carl Bornschein, composer, dies at 69
  • Jun 8 Hanson Carter, cricket (28 Tests for Aust, caught 44 stumped 21), dies
  • Jun 14 Ernst Henrik Ellberg, composer, dies at 79
  • Jun 14 John Blackwood McEwen, composer, dies at 80
  • Jun 20 George Frederick Boyle, composer, dies at 61
  • Jun 25 William C. Lee, U.S. general (b. 1895)
  • Jun 26 Lilian Velez, Filipino actress (b. 1924)
  • Jun 27 George Templeton Strong, composer, dies at 92
  • Jun 30 Karl Wolfskehl, writer, dies at 78