• Theodore Bikel

    1924 - 2015

    Theodore Bikel (1924 - 2015)

    Actor. Highly-versatile, he played a wide range of parts and may perhaps be best remembered for his stage performances, notably as ‘Tevye’ in “Fiddler on the Roof”. Born to a Austrian-Jewish family, he learned Hebrew and Yiddish at home, while being taught German in school. After the Nazi occupation of Austria, he fled with his […]

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  • Theodore Billings

    1880 - 1947

    Theodore Billings (1880 - 1947)

    Actor in 23 films including: “Murders in the Rue Morgue,” “Bride of Frankenstein,” “Stagecoach,” “Mrs. Miniver,” “None But the Lonely Heart” and “Dressed to Kill.” (bio by: TLS)  Family links:  Spouse:  Margaret Hennessey Billings (1878 – 1939)* *Calculated relationship

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  • Theodore Cordy “Teddy” Freeman

    1930 - 1964

    Theodore Cordy “Teddy” Freeman (1930 - 1964)

    Test Pilot, Astronaut. Born in Haverford, Pennsylvania, he graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1953 and became a Naval Aviator. After he graduated from both the Air Force’s Experimental Test Pilot and Aerospace Research Pilot Courses, he elected to serve with the US Air Force as a Captain. He logged more than 3,300 hours […]

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  • Theodore Cordy “Teddy” Freeman

    1930 - 1964

    Theodore Cordy “Teddy” Freeman (1930 - 1964)

    Test Pilot, Astronaut. Born in Haverford, Pennsylvania, he graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1953 and became a Naval Aviator. After he graduated from both the Air Force’s Experimental Test Pilot and Aerospace Research Pilot Courses, he elected to serve with the US Air Force as a Captain. He logged more than 3,300 hours […]

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  • Theodore Davie

    1852 - 1898

    Theodore Davie (1852 - 1898)

    Lawyer, Judge, Politician, Premier of British Columbia. The brother of A.E.B. Davie, he was called to the bar in 1877 and elected to the British Columbia legislature in 1882. In 1889, when John Robson became premier, Theodore was chosen attorney general and in 1892 succeeded Robson as premier. In 1895 he resigned to become chief […]

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  • Theodore de Banville

    1823 - 1891

    Theodore de Banville (1823 - 1891)

    Poet. His most famous work of poetry, 1857 “Odes funambulesques”, was widely praised in its time and is considered a classic of French poetry in the Modern age.

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  • Theodore Dehone Judah

    1826 - 1863

    Theodore Dehone Judah (1826 - 1863)

    Industrialist. A railroad surveyer and engineer, he help to start the Central Pacific Railroad and was one of the founders of the Transcontinental Railroad. (bio by: Tom Cummings)  Family links:  Spouse:  Anna Feron Pierce Judah (1828 – 1895)* *Calculated relationship

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  • Theodore Freeman

    1930 - 1964

    Theodore Freeman (1930 - 1964)

    Freeman was born on February 18, 1930, in Haverford, Pennsylvania, and completed his secondary education in 1948. He attended the University of Delaware at Newark for one year, then entered the United States Naval Academy and graduated in 1953 with a Bachelor of Science degree. In 1960, he received a Master of Science degree in […]

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  • Théodore Géricault

    1791 - 1824

    Théodore Géricault (1791 - 1824)

    Artist. Major figure of French Romantic painting. He painted an image of a scandalous event of his era on a heroic scale, “Raft of the Medusa” (replica of the painting appears on the grave). Cause of death: Horseback riding accident

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  • Theodore Hardeen

    1876 - 1945

    Theodore Hardeen (1876 - 1945)

    Theodore Hardeen was born as Ferenc Dezső Weisz (also spelled Ferencz Dezso Weisz) in Budapest, Hungary, and went by the name of Theodore Weiss when the family was living in Appleton, Wisconsin. He was known as “Deshi” and later “Dash” by his parents. In 1893, Hardeen performed with Houdini at Coney Island as “The Brothers Houdini”. […]

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  • Theodore Herold

    1863 - 1907

    Theodore Herold (1863 - 1907)

    The son of merchant, manufacturer & vessel-owner Ferdinand Herold, Theodore was employed for a time at the Budweiser Beer & Wine Company. Later he became connected with the Cherokee Brewing Company, of which he became secretary. Severing his connection with this well-known brewery, he organized the Home Brewing Company, of which he became president. He […]

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  • Theodore Roethke

    1908 - 1963

    Theodore Roethke (1908 - 1963)

    Theodore Roethke was born in Saginaw, Michigan and grew up on the west side of the Saginaw River. His father, Otto, was a German immigrant, a market-gardener who owned a large local 25 acre greenhouse, along with his brother (Theodore’s uncle). Much of Theodore’s childhood was spent in this greenhouse, as reflected by the use […]

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  • Theodore Roosevelt

    1858 - 1919

    Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919)

    Theodore Roosevelt 26th President of the United States, 25th Vice President of the United States, 33rd Governor of the State of New York, Spanish American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient, Nobel Peace Prize Recipient. His father Theodore Roosevelt, Sr. was a merchant. Theodore Jr. was born into a family which taught him to respect […]

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  • Theodore S. Faxton

    1784 - 1881

    Theodore S. Faxton (1784 - 1881)

    Businessman. He was a pioneer entrepreneur of stagecoach and telegraph lines. Born in Conway, Massachusetts, it was in the Utica, New York area in 1812 where he obtained a position as a stage driver quickly gaining respect for his teamster abilities along the old Mohawk Turnpike. Theodore soon became one of the proprietors of the […]

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  • Theodore Wade “Ted” Abernathy

    1933 - 2004

    Theodore Wade “Ted” Abernathy (1933 - 2004)

    Ted Wade Abernathy (March 6, 1933 – December 16, 2004) was a Major League Baseball relief pitcher. He batted and threw right-handed. Abernathy appeared in 681 games and picked up 148 saves during a 14–season career between 1955 and 1972, playing for the Washington Senators (1955–57, 1960), Cleveland Indians (1963–64), Chicago Cubs (1965–66, 1969–70), Atlanta […]

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  • Theophilos Hansen

    1813 - 1891

    Theophilos Hansen (1813 - 1891)

    Danish Architect. Many characteristic buildings on Vienna Ring Street were built by him, including the Austrian Parliament, the Vienna Stock Exchange House, Musikverein (music society house).  Inscription:This memorial erected for the atchitect Theophilus Hansen from his sister, his friends, his students and admirers.

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  • Theophilus Gould Steward

    1843 - 1924

    Theophilus Gould Steward (1843 - 1924)

    African-American clergyman, teacher, and writer. One of six children of James Steward and Rebecca Gould Steward, Theophilus became a minister of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in June of 1864 at the age of 21.  Initially appointed to a church in South Camden, New Jersey, the following year Theophilus received an appointment to South […]

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  • Theora Alton Hamblett

    1895 - 1977

    Theora Alton Hamblett (1895 - 1977)

    Painter.  Hamblett grew up on a farm in Lafayette County, Mississippi. She walked the mile to and from a small school in Paris in all weather. This became a big influence on her in later years, as she loved the beauty of nature. After graduating from school she became a teacher and taught in rural […]

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  • Theresa “Tess” Wheeler

    1891 - 1975

    Theresa “Tess” Wheeler (1891 - 1975)

    Actress in the silent era.  Family links:  Spouse:  Elmer Charles Wheeler (1893 – 1942)* *Calculated relationship

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  • Theresa E. “Tessie” McNamara

    1892 - 1971

    Theresa E. “Tessie” McNamara (1892 - 1971)

    American Folk Figure. Acclaimed as the heroine of the Meadowlands Explosion, Tessie McNamara saved the lives of more than a thousand workers on January 11, 1917. During World War I she was employed as a telephone operator by the Canadian Car & Foundry Company, an arms manufacturer in the New Jersey Meadowlands near Lyndhurst. The […]

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  • Theresa Harris

    1906 - 1985

    Theresa Harris (1906 - 1985)

    Theresa Harris was born on New Year’s Eve 1906 (some sources indicate 1909) in Houston, Texas to Isaiah (1879–1956) and Mable (1883–1964) Harris, both of whom were former sharecroppers from Louisiana. Harris’ family relocated to Southern California when she was 11 years old. After graduating Jefferson High School, she studied at the UCLA Conservatory of Music […]

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  • Theresa Merritt

    1922 - 1998

    Theresa Merritt (1922 - 1998)

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  • Theresa Saldana

    1954 - 2016

    Theresa Saldana (1954 - 2016)

    Theresa Saldana Theresa Saldana, who co-starred on The Commish and in Raging Bull but whose most lasting legacy might be the victims’ advocacy work she undertook following a near-fatal stalking incident in 1982, has died. She was 61. Two friends confirmed her death in Facebook posts Monday. She had been hospitalized in Los Angeles, but no cause of death was given. […]

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  • Therese Brandl

    1902 - 1948

    Therese Brandl (1902 - 1948)

    Born in Staudach-Egerndach, Bavaria, Therese Brandl entered Ravensbrück concentration camp in March 1940 to begin her training under SS-Oberaufseherin Johanna Langefeld. Sent to Auschwitz I during March 1942, Brandl worked in the laundry and soon rose through the ranks and became an Erstaufseherin (First Guard) directly under Margot Dreschel and Maria Mandl. In the summer […]

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  • Therese Giehse

    1898 - 1975

    Therese Giehse (1898 - 1975)

    Actress. Born as Therese Gift as daughter of Jewish parents, she began her career in 1920, together with Erika and Thomas Mann, foundress of the Munich cabaret “Die Pfeffermühle.” She migrated to Zurich-Switzerland in 1933 to escape the Nazi-regime. Fondly remembered as ‘Mutter Courage’ in Bertolt Brecht’s stage play “Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder” (1941 […]

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  • Thetus Sims

    1852 - 1939

    Thetus Sims (1852 - 1939)

    Thetus Sims was born on April 25, 1852 near Waynesboro, Tennessee in Wayne County son of George Washington and Sarah Jane Whitson Sims. He attended a private school at Martin Mills and moved with his parents to Savannah, Tennessee in Hardin County in 1862 during the Civil War. Thetus Sims attended Savannah (Tennessee) College and graduated […]

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  • Thomas “Broken Hand” Fitzpatrick

    1970 - 1854

    Thomas “Broken Hand” Fitzpatrick (1970 - 1854)

    Explorer. US Indian Agent. He was one of the “Mountain Men,” a group of explorers credited with opening up the western United States. During his travels, he discovered the “South Pass” through the Rocky Mountains. The South Pass became a main passage into the Oregon Territory for settlers. He worked as a guide, among the […]

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  • Thomas “The Black Donnellys” Donnelly

    1854 - 1880

    Thomas “The Black Donnellys” Donnelly (1854 - 1880)

    Members of a mystery-shrouded family known as the ‘Black Donnellys’ and believed, in Canadian folklore, to have been been the source of ‘bad luck’ that befell the town of Lucan, Ontario. The family feuded with townfolk for 33 years before one fateful night when their homestead was burned to the ground, taking many members of […]

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  • Thomas “Tom” Allen

    1840 - 1903

    Thomas “Tom” Allen (1840 - 1903)

    Professional Boxer. Born in Birmingham, England, he holds the distinction of being the first International Bare-Knuckle Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World. Standing at 5 feet, 11 inches, he began fighting in England and won a middleweight championship there before coming to the United States in 1867. In 1869, he won the Heavyweight Boxing Championship […]

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  • Thomas “Tom” D’Urfey

    1970 - 1723

    Thomas “Tom” D’Urfey (1970 - 1723)

    In his time a famous poet, playwright, songwriter and wit, an d unofficial court jester to King Charles II. Always known as ‘Tom’ – including on his gravestone. Now mainly remembered for the music which Purcell wrote for his plays and odes. (bio by: David Conway)

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