Famous Deaths in 1961 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 229 of 229

  • Nov 13 Wally Brown, American actor (Jed Fame-Cimarron City), dies at 57
  • Nov 13 Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr., American diplomat (b. 1897)
  • Nov 15 Douglas Walton, actor (Bad Lands), dies of heart attack at 51
  • Nov 15 Elsie Ferguson, American actress (Footlights, Scarlet Pages), dies at 78
  • Nov 16 Sam Rayburn, Speaker of the House for 17 years, dies at 79
  • Nov 24 Ruth Chatterton, actress (Female, Dodsworth), dies after illness at 67
  • Nov 25 Hubert Van Innis, Belgian archer (b. 1866)
  • Nov 26 Alexander Borisovich Goldenweiser, composer, dies at 86
  • Nov 30 Stanislaw Kazuro, Polish composer, dies at 80
  • Dec 3 Jekabs Graubins, composer, dies at 75
  • Dec 3 Mary Charleson, actress (Upstairs & Downstairs), dies at 76
  • Dec 6 Frantz Fanon, West Indian psychiatrist and philosopher (The Wretched of the Earth), dies of leukemia at 36
  • Dec 8 William Beatton Moonie, composer, dies at 78
  • Dec 12 Daiun Sogaku Harada, Zen founder of Sanbo Kyodan lineage, dies at 91

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Dec 13 Grandma Moses [Anna M], US painter, dies at 101

Primitive Painter Grandma Moses
Primitive Painter
Grandma Moses
  • Dec 15 William "Dummy" Hoy, professional baseball player, dies at 99
  • Dec 16 Boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer, dies at 61
  • Dec 16 Cato Engelen-Sewing, Dutch soprano singer, prima donna, dies at 93
  • Dec 17 Marion Perkins, sculptor (Man of Sorrow), dies at 53

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Dec 20 Moss Hart, American dramatist (You can't take it with you), dies at 57

Playwright Moss Hart
Playwright
Moss Hart
  • Dec 20 Earle Page, eleventh Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1880)
  • Dec 23 Kurt Meyer, German SS officer (b. 1910)
  • Dec 24 Guy de Lioncourt, composer, dies at 76
  • Dec 25 Rheinhold Rudenberg, inventor of electron microscope, dies
  • Dec 25 Otto Loewi, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1873)
  • Dec 25 Owen Brewster, U.S. Senator from Maine (b. 1888)
  • Dec 26 Charlie Frank, cricketer (S Af Test centurion v Aust 1921-22), dies
  • Dec 28 Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, 1st lady (1915-21), dies at 89
  • Dec 30 Jacobus "Ko" van den Bosch, Dutch actor (Amsterdamned)/dir, dies at 53