Famous People Who Died in 1960 (Part 2)

  • Nov 5 Ward Bond, American actor (Wagon Train, It's a Wonderful Life), dies of a heart attack at 57
  • Nov 6 Erich Raeder, German naval commander (1928–43), dies at 84
  • Nov 7 Alvin Carter, vocalist (Carter Family), dies at 69

Otto Frederick Rohwedder

Nov 8 Otto Frederick Rohwedder, American engineer (invented the bread-slicing machine), dies at 80

  • Nov 10 Isadore Freed, Belarusian-American composer, pedagogue, and musicologist (Harmonizing the Jewish Modes), dies at 60
  • Nov 11 Red Byron, American auto racer (NASCAR Strictly Stock Series C'ship 1949), dies from a heart attack at 45
  • Nov 12 John Trim, cricketer (occasional WI quick 1948-52, 18 wkts), dies at 45
  • Nov 14 Walter Catlett, American actor (Climax, Front Page, Tale of 2 Cities), dies of a stroke at 71

Clark Gable

Nov 16 Clark Gable, American actor (Gone With the Wind), dies at 59

  • Nov 19 Phyllis Haver, American actress (Don Juan), commits suicide at 61
  • Nov 20 Ya'akov Cahan, Hebrew poet and writer, dies at 79
  • Nov 24 Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia (b. 1882)
  • Nov 24 Salomon "Sam" de Wolff, Dutch zionist and socialist theorist, dies at 82
  • Nov 26 Helen Hellwig, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1894), dies at 86
  • Nov 27 Dirk Jan de Geer, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1926-29, 39-40), dies at 89
  • Nov 27 Frederick Fane, English cricketer (682 runs in 14 Tests for Eng 1905-10), dies at 85
  • Nov 28 Richard Wright, American author (Native Son, Uncle Tom's Children), dies at 52
  • Dec 1 Ion Vasilescu, Romanian composer, dies at 57
  • Dec 3 Hermann Stephani, German organist, and musicologist, dies at 83
  • Dec 7 Clara Haskil, Swiss pianist (b. 1895)
  • Dec 10 Ernie Quigley, Canadian Basketball HOF official (St. Mary's College, Kansas Uni), basketball umpire (1936 Olympics), MLB umpire (6xWorld Series) & football referee, dies at 80
  • Dec 12 Christopher Hornsrud, Prime Minister of Norway (3 weeks), dies at 101
  • Dec 14 Gregory Ratoff, Russian producer, director and actor (Exodus, Skyscraper Souls, Corsican Brothers), dies of leukemia at 63
  • Dec 16 Anna Luther, silent screen actress (Sinners in Silk), dies at 63
  • Dec 26 Eduard Ludwig, German architect (Hansa quarter, Berlin), dies at 54
  • Dec 26 Watsuji Tetsuro, Japanese philosopher (b. 1889)
  • Dec 29 Eden Phillpotts, English novelist, poet and playwright (Red Madymaynes), dies at 98
  • Dec 29 Philippe Panneton, Canadian physician, diplomat and writer (Trente arpents), dies at 65
  • Dec 31 Germaine Loosveldt, Flemish actress (Trees die Upright), dies at 69
  • Dec 31 Semyon Semyonovich Bogatiryov, composer, dies at 70