Famous Deaths in July 1950

  • Jul 1 Edward Faber Schneider, composer, dies at 77
  • Jul 1 Eliel Saarinen, Finish-American architect (Chicago Trib building), dies at 76
  • Jul 1 Emile Jaques-Dalcroze, Swiss musician (b. 1865)
  • Jul 5 Kenneth Shadrick, Pvt from WV becomes 1st US fatality in Korean War
  • Jul 5 Salvatore Giuliano, Sicilian bandit, shot by police
  • Jul 6 Fats Navarro, American jazz trumpet player (b. 1923)
  • Jul 8 Othmar Spann, Austrian economist/sociologist (Wahre State), dies at 71
  • Jul 11 Timotei Popovici, composer, dies at 79
  • Jul 12 Elsie de Wolfe, American socialite and interior decorator (b. 1865)
  • Jul 14 Ä€pirana Ngata, a prominent Maori New Zealand politician and lawyer, dies at 76
  • Jul 17 Evangeline Booth, the 4th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1865)
  • Jul 18 Carl Clinton Van Doren, US literary (The Nation), dies at 64
  • Jul 21 Albert Riemenschneider, composer, dies at 71

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Jul 22 Mackenzie King, 10th Prime Minister of Canada (1921-30, 1935-48), dies of pneumonia at 75

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  • Jul 29 Joe Fry, British racing driver (b. 1915)