• Eileen Ambrose

    1925 - 2004

    Eileen Ambrose (1925 - 2004)

    Eileen Ambrose She will be greatly missed by her loving husband Frank, her family, her many friends and her adorable four legged son Sir Winston II–who affectionately knew Frank and Terry as the “King and Queen of Lithuania”. Terry was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan July 1, 1925 and has lived in the Detroit and […]

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  • Eileen H. “Terry” Ambrose

    1925 - 2004

    Eileen H. “Terry” Ambrose (1925 - 2004)

    Actress, Model. She was a television and print model during the 1940s and 1950s. Her image helped sell automobiles, refrigerators and other items, and graced the pages of national magazines and newspapers. She established the first Screen Actors Guild chapter in Michigan after becoming involved in the Guild while working in Hollywood. (bio by: Always […]

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  • Stephen Edward Ambrose

    1936 - 2002

    Stephen Edward Ambrose (1936 - 2002)

    Author, Historian. Best selling author of over 30 books, Historian and History Teacher. Most remembered for his books on World War II, however he wrote on a variety of subjects in American History. He came to national prominence as the historical consultant for Steven Spielberg’s movie “Saving Private Ryan” and for when his book “Band […]

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  • Gustinus Ambrosi

    1893 - 1975

    Gustinus Ambrosi (1893 - 1975)

    Artist, Poet. Born August Arthur Ambrosi, he was an accomplished musician, but it was his sculptures that brought him early recognition, and he is now considered one of Austria’s greatest sculptors. He specialized in portraits; his work includes, among hundreds of others, busts of Richard Wagner, Gerhard Hauptmann, Friedrich Nietzsche, Benito Mussolini, Anton Wildgans, Stefan […]

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  • Martha Carson

    1921 - 2004

    Martha Carson (1921 - 2004)

    Martha Carson Things began to change after Carson met Fred Rose in Nashville. He helped convince Capitol to let her record alone, and in 1951 she made her solo-single debut with “Satisfied”, a gospel song she had written in response to audience disapproval over her divorce. The combination of Carson’s powerful alto voice and the […]

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  • Don Ameche

    1908 - 1993

    Don Ameche (1908 - 1993)

    Actor, Singer. He was born Dominic Felix Amici in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to a father who was a saloon keeper. At eleven he was attending St. Birchman’s Boys Academy in Marion, Iowa, where the acting bug bit. While enrolled at Loras College in Dubuque he was deemed a promising actor. A stay in Chicago resulted in […]

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  • Don Ameche

    1908 - 1993

    Don Ameche (1908 - 1993)

    Actor, Singer. He was born Dominic Felix Amici in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to a father who was a saloon keeper.  At eleven he was attending St. Birchman’s Boys Academy in Marion, Iowa, where the acting bug bit. While enrolled at Loras College in Dubuque he was deemed a promising actor. A stay in Chicago resulted in […]

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  • Alan Dante “The Horse” Ameche

    1933 - 1988

    Alan Dante “The Horse” Ameche (1933 - 1988)

    Professional Football Player. A hard-running fullback, he won the 1954 Heisman Trophy as a senior at the University of Wisconsin. Not selected by his home-state Green Bay Packers, he became the first round pick of the Baltimore Colts. On his first NFL play against the Chicago Bears on September 25, 1955, he galloped for a […]

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  • Scott Bernard Amedure

    1963 - 1995

    Scott Bernard Amedure (1963 - 1995)

    Murder Victim.  He was killed after appearing on the “Jenny Jones” television talk show, where he admitted he had a crush on another man, Jonathan Schmitz, who turned out to be homophobic. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, his father, Frank Amedure was a local tractor-trailer driver, and his mother, Patricia Graves Amedure, was a housewife.  In […]

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  • Florentino Ameghino

    1854 - 1911

    Florentino Ameghino (1854 - 1911)

    Born in Luján, son of Italian immigrants, Ameghino was a self-taught naturalist, and focused his study on the lands of the southern Pampas. He formed one of the largest collections of fossils of the world at the time, which served him as base for numerous geological and paleontological studies. Ameghino was a leading pioneer in […]

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  • Philip John Amelio II

    1977 - 2005

    Philip John Amelio II (1977 - 2005)

    Child Actor. Amelio is best known for his television role as ‘Scott Parker Chandler’ on the long-running soap opera series, “All My Children” from 1988 to 1991. Amelio’s character was the son of Stuart and Cindy Chandler, Adam Chandler’s brother and sister-in-law. In a later episode Cindy died from AIDS. Amelio’s other roles included, an […]

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  • Ferruccio Amendola

    1930 - 2001

    Ferruccio Amendola (1930 - 2001)

    Actor, dubber. The nephew of director/writer Mario Amendola, he made his cinema debut in the early 1930s. After years of revue stage, cinema and TV, he devoted himself almost exclusively to dubbing and he gave his voice to some of the biggest male stars in Hollywood; including Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro and Al Pacino […]

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  • John Amery

    1912 - 1945

    John Amery (1912 - 1945)

    British Traitor.  John Amery was the son of British politician Leo Amery. He went to Harrow school before going into business and became bankrupt by 1936, aged twenty four. In october 1936 he went to Spain working on the side of General Franco’s fascists. He then moved to France where, in 1941, he was recruited […]

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  • John Amery

    1912 - 1945

    John Amery (1912 - 1945)

    British Traitor.  John Amery was the son of British politician Leo Amery. He went to Harrow school before going into business and became bankrupt by 1936, aged twenty four. In october 1936 he went to Spain working on the side of General Franco’s fascists. He then moved to France where, in 1941, he was recruited […]

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  • Jean Hans Mayer Amery

    1912 - 1978

    Jean Hans Mayer Amery (1912 - 1978)

    Author. An Austrian writer and commentator on current affairs, he was in the concentration camps at Auschwitz, Buchenwald and Bregen Belsen, in the years 1943 to 1945. His works fight against the violations of humanity. Cause of death: suicide

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  • Robert Ames

    1889 - 1931

    Robert Ames (1889 - 1931)

    Actor. He has garnered acclaim for his roles on both stage and screen. Most remembered as ‘Jack Merrick’ in the “The Trespasser,” with Gloria Swanson and Wally Albright. Other film credits include: “Double Cross Roads,” “Voice of the City” and “Behind Office Doors.” Married for a time to actress Vivienne Segal.

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  • Ramsay Ames

    1919 - 1998

    Ramsay Ames (1919 - 1998)

    Actress. Born Phillips Ames, she was a dancer and a model at the Eastman Kodak-sponsored fashion show at the 1939 New York World’s Fair. Invited to a screen test at Columbia Studios California, she made her film debut in “Two Senoritas from Chicago” (1943). She became a very popular B-movie leading lady appearing in films […]

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  • Adrienne Ames

    1903 - 1947

    Adrienne Ames (1903 - 1947)

    Actress. Born Adrienne Ruth McClure, she played in films such as “The Death Kiss,” “George White’s Scandals” and “The Road to Reno.” Married for a time to actor Bruce Cabot, she leaves films business in 1941 and becomes a commentator on a New York City radio station, interviewing celebrities and dispensing beauty suggestions.

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  • Adelbert Ames

    1835 - 1933

    Adelbert Ames (1835 - 1933)

    Ames graduated from the United States Military Academy on May 6, 1861, standing fifth in his class of 45. On that same date he was commissioned a second lieutenant in the 2nd U.S. Artillery. Eight days later he was promoted to first lieutenant and was assigned to the 5th U.S. Artillery. During the First Battle […]

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  • Totty Ames

    1922 - 2015

    Totty Ames (1922 - 2015)

    Actress. Born Winifred Cope, after graduating high school she immediately got on a bus and went to Hollywood, California. It wasn’t long before her good looks was discovered by area photographers and she was hired to model clothing, swim wear, lingerie and glamour magazine ads. As a popular pin-up girl, she was named many titles, […]

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  • Robert Ames

    1889 - 1931

    Robert Ames (1889 - 1931)

    Actor. Acclaimed for his roles on both the theater and motion pictures, he is best remembered for his role as ‘Jack Merrick’ in the 1929 file “The Trespasser,” with Gloria Swanson and Wally Albright. He also was acclaimed for his roles in the films “Double Cross Roads,” “Voice of the City” (1929) and “Behind Office […]

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  • Ezra Ames

    1768 - 1836

    Ezra Ames (1768 - 1836)

    Artist.  He was born in Massachusetts but moved with his family to Staatsburg, New York when he was a young child.  He returned to Massachusetts settling in Worcester where he was a successful furniture and carriage painter.  It was here that he began to experiment with painting portraits, specializing in miniatures.  In 1795 he moved […]

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  • Lee Judah Ames

    1921 - 2011

    Lee Judah Ames (1921 - 2011)

    Artist, Illustrator. He was regarded as one of the first generation of modern artists of comic book illustration and comic art instruction. In the summer of 1938, he got his first job at a sign advertising agency in New York City. After his High School graduation in 1939, he entered a contest the Disney organization […]

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  • Totty Ames

    1922 - 2015

    Totty Ames (1922 - 2015)

    Actress. Born Winifred Cope, after graduating high school she immediately got on a bus and went to Hollywood, California. It wasn’t long before her good looks was discovered by area photographers and she was hired to model clothing, swim wear, lingerie and glamour magazine ads. As a popular pin-up girl, she was named many titles, […]

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  • Red Ames

    1882 - 1936

    Red Ames (1882 - 1936)

    Major League Baseball Player. He played Major League Baseball as a Pitcher for 17 seasons (1903 to 1919) with the New York Giants, Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Phillies. He spent the first 11 1/2 of his years playing for John McGraw’s Giants, with whom he helped to three World Series appearances. […]

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  • Butler Ames

    1871 - 1954

    Butler Ames (1871 - 1954)

    Butler Ames (August 22, 1871 – November 6, 1954) was an American politician, engineer, soldier and businessman. He was the son of Adelbert Ames and grandson of Benjamin Franklin Butler, both decorated generals in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, Ames attended the public schools and Phillips Exeter Academy, in […]

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  • Massimo Amfiteatrof

    1907 - 1990

    Massimo Amfiteatrof (1907 - 1990)

    Massimo Amfiteatrof was born Maksim Aleksandrovič Amfiteatrov (russian: Максим Александрович Амфитеатров) from a russian family. His mother, Ilariā Vladimirovna Amfiteatrova, was an actress and a singer, while his father, Alexander Amfiteatrov, was a writer and a journalist. His brother, Daniele Amfitheatrof, became an orchestra conductor. He lived in St. Petersburg until 1917. When the Russian […]

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  • Daniele Amfitheatrof

    1901 - 1983

    Daniele Amfitheatrof (1901 - 1983)

    Following his graduation, Daniele Amfitheatrof took his place in Italian music circles of the day. In 1924 he was appointed pianist, organist, and assistant choral conductor of the Augusteo Symphony of Rome. Successive appointments included a position as the artistic director of the Italian Radio in Genoa and Trieste (1929–1932), as well as the management […]

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  • George “Little George” Amick

    1924 - 1959

    George “Little George” Amick (1924 - 1959)

    Auto Race Car Driver. Surviving the multi-car crash on the first lap of the 1958 Indianapolis 500, “Little George” drove the Demler Special #99 to a second place finish, earning him Rookie of the Year honors. On April 4, 1959 the United States Auto Club (USAC) conducted it’s first and only race on the newly […]

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  • Idi Amin

    1925 - 2003

    Idi Amin (1925 - 2003)

    Ugandan Dictator. He born in either 1924 or 1925, but his exact birthdate is not known. He helped to overthrow President Milton Obote, and was officially made leader on January 25, 1971, taking office, one week later. Amin served as the ruler of Uganda from February 2, 1971 until April 11, 1979. During his 8 […]

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