Famous Deaths in November 1959

  • Nov 1 Gershon Agron, mayor of Jerusalem, dies at 66
  • Nov 3 Friedrich Niggli, composer, dies at 83

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Nov 6 Jose P. Laurel, Philippine president, dies of heart attack at 68

3rd President of the Philippines José P. Laurel
3rd President of the Philippines
José P. Laurel

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Nov 7 Victor McLaglen, actor (Gunga Din), dies of heart attack at 72

  • Nov 8 Frank Sherman Land, founder of DeMolay International (b. 1890)
  • Nov 9 Frederick Preston Search, composer, dies at 70
  • Nov 10 Lupino Lane, English actor (Deputy Drummer), dies at 67
  • Nov 14 Thomas Ross, actor (Without Limit), dies at 84
  • Nov 15 Alex Kennedy, cricketer (31 wkts in 5 Tests for England 1922-23), dies
  • Nov 17 Heitor Villa-Lobos, Brazilian composer/pianist/conductor, dies at 72
  • Nov 19 Edward C Tolman, US psychologist (behaviorism), dies
  • Nov 19 Gerard J Arbous, actor/publicist (Bohemian Amsterdam), dies at 83
  • Nov 19 Joseph Charbonneau, archbishop of Montreal (b. 1892)
  • Nov 21 Max Baer, American heavyweight boxing champion (1934-35), dies at 50

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Nov 22 Molla Mallory, eight-time U.S. Open tennis champion, dies at 75

Tennis Player and Eight-Time U.S. Open Champion Molla Mallory
Tennis Player and Eight-Time U.S. Open Champion
Molla Mallory
  • Nov 24 Lyman Bryson, educator (UN Casebook), dies at 71
  • Nov 24 Yuri N Libedinski, Ukrainen writer (Commissioners), dies at 60
  • Nov 24 Dally Messenger, Australian rugby player (b. 1883)
  • Nov 26 Albert Ketèlbey, British composer (In a Monastery Garden), dies at 84
  • Nov 27 Gerard Philipe, actor/dir (La Ronde, Gambler), dies of cancer at 36
  • Nov 28 Lester Vail, actor (Dance Fools Dance), dies on 59th birthday
  • Nov 29 Fritz Brun, Swiss composer and conductor, dies at 81
  • Nov 29 Hans Henny Jahnn, writer, dies at 64