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People Who Died in the Year 1955 (14 found): Names Only

Lillian Stone

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Lillian S. Stone
Also Known As:
Lillian Williams Stone
Death Date:
1955

Relationships:

mother of
grandmother of
by adoption mother of
grandmother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Mother of:

Archie Hahn

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Archibald Hahn
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sprinter.
Olympic Gold Medal 1904 in three events.
Book:Coach in multiple sports at several colleges and universities.
University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1984.
Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1991.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1959.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1983.

Tom Moore

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas J. Moore
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Renée Adorée by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Silent films and a few with sound.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1640 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Matthew Henson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Matthew Alexander Henson
Also Known As:
Matt Henson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

African-American who explored and arrived at the North Pole with Robert Peary in 1909.

Charlie Parker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Christopher Parker Jr.
Nickname(s):
Charlie
Bird
Yardbird
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Saxophone player. Nickname Yardbird because he liked chicken.
DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1955.
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1979.
ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame.
Hall of Famous Missourians 1994.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2002.

Theda Bara

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Theodosia Burr Goodman
Nickname(s):
the Vamp
Theo
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie:Name is similar to Teddy Bear.
Burlesque Hall of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6307 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

James Agee

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Rufus Agee
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Script for movie:In the 1940s, he was one of the most influential film critics in the United States.

Carmen Miranda

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6262 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

James Dean

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Byron Dean
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died in car accident.
Movie: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1719 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Howie Fox

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Howard Francis Fox
Nickname(s):
Howie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Picther.
Teams:Stabbed to death after ejecting three men from a tavern he owned.

Cy Young

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Denton True Young
Also Known As:
Dent Young
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. An award for pitchers is named for him.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1937.
Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995.
Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame 1951.

Shemp Howard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Horwitz
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Curly Howard by 8 years.
older brother of
Older than Moe Howard by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1560 Vine Street as a member of The Three Stooges for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Honus Wagner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Johannes Peter Wagner
Nickname(s):
The Flying Dutchman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop for baseball team:He hit .344 during his rookie year of 1897, and batted over .300 for 17 consecutive seasons, winning eight National League batting titles. Retired in 1917 with more hits, runs, RBIs, doubles, triples and steals than any NL player.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1936.

Homer Rodeheaver

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Homer Alvan Rodeheaver
Nickname(s):
Rody
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Southern gospel music publisher.
Songs:Published over 80 songbooks.
Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2008.
GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 1973.
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