Famous People Born in March 1902

  • Mar 2 Edward Uhler Condon, atomic scientist (Manhattan Project)
  • Mar 7 Heinz Rühmann, German actor and director (Der Hauptmann von Köpenick), born in Essen, Germany (d. 1994)
  • Mar 8 Jennings Randolph, American politician, Senator from West Virginia (1958-85), born in Salem, West Virginia (d. 1998)
  • Mar 8 Louise Beavers, American actress (Beulah-Beulah), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1962)
  • Mar 9 Edward Durell Stone, American architect (US Embassy, New Delhi), born in Fayetteville, Arkansas (d. 1978)
  • Mar 9 Luis Barragán, Mexican architect (Casa Luis Barragán, 1980 Pritzker Prize), born in Guadalajara, Mexico (d. 1988)
  • Mar 9 Will Geer [William Aughe Ghere], American actor (Salt of the Earth, The Waltons), born in Frankfort, Indiana (d. 1978)
  • Mar 11 Josef Martin Bauer, writer
  • Mar 16 Lucie Rie, Austrian-born British potter, born in Vienna (d. 1995)

Bobby JonesBobby Jones (1902-1971)

Mar 17 American golfer, course designer (13 major titles, Grand Slam 1930), born in Atlanta, Georgia

  • Mar 20 David Lasser, American science fiction magazine editor (Wonder Stores, 1930-33), writer (The Conquest of Space), and workers' rights activist, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1996)
  • Mar 20 Kathryn Forbes, short story writer (mama's bank account)
  • Mar 21 Carl Jaffe, German actor (1st Man in Space, Escapement), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1974)
  • Mar 21 Edward "Son" House, American delta blues singer-songwriter and guitarist ("Walking Blues"; "Preachin' The Blues"), born in Lyons, Mississippi (d. 1988)
  • Mar 21 William Downie Forrest, journalist
  • Mar 22 Ellin Berlin (née MacKay), American heiress, writer (Lace Curtain), and second wife of songwriter Irving Berlin, born in Roslyn, New York (d. 1988)
  • Mar 23 Philip Ober, American actor (Gen Stone-I Dream of Jeannie), born in Fort Payne, Alabama (d. 1982)

Thomas E. DeweyThomas E. Dewey (1902-1971)

Mar 24 Governor of NY and Republican presidential candidate (1944, 1948), born in Owosso, Michigan

  • Mar 25 Sten Broman, Swedish composer and actor, born in Uppsala, Uppsala län (d. 1983)
  • Mar 26 Leslie Melville, Australian economist and public servant who helped develop the country's central banking system, born in Sydney, Australia (d. 2002)
  • Mar 27 Charles Bryant Lang Jr., American cinematographer, born in Bluff, Utah (d. 1998)
  • Mar 27 Mary Armour, Scottish painter, born in Blantyre (d. 2000)
  • Mar 28 Flora Robson, British actress (Dominique is Dead), born in South Shields, England (d. 1984)
  • Mar 28 Jaromír Vejvoda, Czech composer (Beer Barrel Polka), born in Zbraslav, Czech Republic (d. 1988)
  • Mar 28 Paul Godwin, Polish-Dutch violinist, born in Sosnowitz, Russian Empire (d. 1982)
  • Mar 29 Marcel Aymé, French novelist and playwright, born in Joigny, France (d. 1967)
  • Mar 29 Onslow Stevens, American actor (This is the Life), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1977)
  • Mar 29 William Walton, British composer (Troilus & Cressida; Belhazzar's Feast), born in Oldham, Lancashire, England (d. 1983)
  • Mar 30 Brooke Astor, American philanthropist (d. 2007)
  • Mar 30 Ted Heath, British jazz trombonist, composer, and big band leader, born in Wandsworth, London, England (d. 1969)

About March 1902

How Old? 120 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Signs: Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20), Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19)