Famous People Who Died in July 1957

  • Jul 3 Dolf Luque, Cuban Baseball HOF pitcher (World Series 1919, 33; MLB wins leader & MLB ERA leader 1923; Cincinnati Reds, NY Giants), dies at 66
  • Jul 3 Judy Tyler [Judith Mae Hess], American actress (Jailhouse Rock, Bop Girl Goes Calypso) and Miss Stardust (1949), dies in car crash with 2nd husband Gregory Lafayette (19) at 24
  • Jul 3 Richard Mohaupt, German composer (Bucolica), dies at 52
  • Jul 4 Gregory Lafayette, American actor, dies at 19 from injuries sustained in a car crash that killed his wife, actress Judy Tyler (24), the day earlier
  • Jul 5 Charles Sherwood Noble, American-born inventor
  • Jul 8 Grace Goodhue Coolidge, American First Lady (1923-29), dies at 78
  • Jul 8 Henry FĂ©vrier, French composer, dies at 81
  • Jul 8 William Adlington Cadbury, English chocolate maker, dies at 89
  • Jul 9 Alexander Fyodorovich Gedike, Soviet-Russian pianist, and composer, dies at 80
  • Jul 9 Manfred Julius Susskind, South African cricketer (1924 Test series), dies
  • Jul 10 Sholem Asch, Polish-Jewish novelist and playwright (East River, Three Cities), dies at 77

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Jul 11 Shia Imam who was one of the founders of the All-India Muslim League and later President of the League of Nations (1937-38), dies at 79

  • Jul 15 George Cleveland, Canadian actor (Mystery Liner, Courage of Lassie), dies from a heart attack at 74
  • Jul 15 James M. Cox, American politician (b. 1870)
  • Jul 15 Marie C of Zeggelen, author (Dessajongen), dies at 87
  • Jul 15 Vasily Maklakov, Russian orator and liberal politician (b. 1869)
  • Jul 19 Curzio Malaparte [Kurt E Suckert], Italian author (Kaputt), dies at 59
  • Jul 20 Phil Hanna, singer (Once Upon a Tune), dies at 46
  • Jul 21 Bernard Spooner, US inventor (bulletproof jacket), dies
  • Jul 21 Rockley Wilson, cricketer (bro of Clem, Test for England 1921), dies
  • Jul 23 Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, Italian prince and writer (The Leopard), dies at 61
  • Jul 24 Sacha Guitry, French actor and playwright (Deburan, The Story of a Cheat), dies at 72
  • Jul 26 Carlos Castillo Armas, Dictator and President of Guatemala (1954-57), assassinated by a palace guard with leftist sympathies at 42
  • Jul 28 Edith Abbott, American social worker and educator (University of Chicago Social Sciences), dies at 80
  • Jul 30 Sem Dresden, Dutch composer and conductor, dies at 76