Famous People Who Died in February 1938

  • Feb 5 Hans Litten, German jurist (b. 1903)
  • Feb 6 Marianne Von Werefkin, Russian-German-Swiss Expressionist painter, dies at 77

Harvey S. FirestoneHarvey S. Firestone (1868-1938)

Feb 7 American manufacturer and founder of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, dies at 69

  • Feb 9 Truby King, pioneer of mothercraft, dies
  • Feb 11 James A. Ten Eyck, American champion rower and coach (Ten Eyck Trophy namesake), dies at 86
  • Feb 16 Otto zur Linde, German author (Lieder of the Leids), dies at 64
  • Feb 18 Alida Tartaud-Klein, Dutch actress and nomination artist (Rotterdam Stage), dies at 64
  • Feb 18 David King Udall, American politician (b. 1851)
  • Feb 18 Edward Anseele, Belgian socialist politician, dies at 81

George DaytonGeorge Dayton (1857-1938)

Feb 18 American businessman (founder of Target Corporation), dies of cancer at 80

  • Feb 19 Leopoldo Lugones, Argentine poet (Las montaƱas del oro), dies at 63
  • Feb 21 Albert Huybrechts, Belgian composer, dies at 39
  • Feb 21 George Ellery Hale, American astronomer (discovery of magnetic fields in sunspot), dies at 69