Famous People Who Died in November 1950

  • Nov 1 Leslie Coffelt, American White House Police officer, killed in the line of duty at 40 [1]

George Bernard Shaw

Nov 2 George Bernard Shaw, Irish dramatist (Pygmalion, Nobel Prize for Literature 1925), dies at 94

  • Nov 4 Grover Cleveland Alexander, American Baseball HOF pitcher (World Series 1926 Chicago Cubs; Triple Crown 1915, 16, 20; 6 × NL wins & strikeout leader; Philadelphia Phillies), dies at 63
  • Nov 16 "Dr. Bob" Smith, American physician and co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, dies of colon cancer at 71
  • Nov 18 Gerardus van de Lion, Dutch minister of Education, dies at 60
  • Nov 19 Thomas Wood, English composer, dies at 57
  • Nov 20 Francesco Cilea, Italian orchesztral and opera composer (L'arlesiana; Adriana Lecouvreur), dies at 84
  • Nov 25 Gustaf John Ramstedt, Finland-Swedish linguist and diplomat, dies at 77
  • Nov 25 Johannes V. Jensen, Danish novelist and poet (The Fall of the King; Nobel Prize for Literature, 1944), dies at 77
  • Nov 26 Hedwig Courts-Mahler, German author, dies at 83

James Braid

Nov 27 James Braid, Scottish golfer, course designer (British Open 1901, 05-06, 08, 10), dies at 80