Famous Deaths in September 1968

  • Sep 1 Granville English, composer, dies at 69
  • Sep 2 Ernest Claes, Belgium, author (The White), dies at 82
  • Sep 3 Isabel Withers, American actress (b. 1896)
  • Sep 5 Juan Jose Castro, composer, dies at 73
  • Sep 6 Karl Rankl, Austrian-born British composer and conductor (Covent Garden Opera Company), dies at 69
  • Sep 11 RenĂ© Cogny, French General (b. 1904)
  • Sep 12 Tommy Armour, Scottish golfer (b. 1894)
  • Sep 18 Franchot Tone, actor (Advise & Consent, Dark Waters), dies at 63
  • Sep 18 Francis McDonald, actor (Will-Adv of Champion), dies at 77
  • Sep 18 Willem Kooiman, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 65
  • Sep 19 Chester F Carlson, inventor (photocopying), dies at 62
  • Sep 19 Red Foley, American country singer (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), dies at 58
  • Sep 20 Frank Pelleg, composer, dies at 57
  • Sep 23 Francesco Forgione, "Padre Pio", Catholic saint (b. 1887)
  • Sep 24 Harry Robert Wilson, composer, dies at 67
  • Sep 24 Robert Arthur Ley, sci-fi author (Telepath, Power of X), dies at 47
  • Sep 26 Daniel Johnson, Sr., French-Canadian politician (b. 1915)
  • Sep 28 Corry Lievens, Flemish actress/playwright/dir (Blue Bird), dies at 64
  • Sep 28 Dewey Philip "Daddy-O", American pioneering DJ, dies of heart failure at 42