John William Crutcher was born on December 19, 1916, and died on March 13, 2017. He was an American politician. He served in the Kansas State Senate from 1953 to 1957. Crutcher was the 35th Lieutenant Governor of Kansas from 1965 to 1969. He served as Commissioner of the Postal Rate Commission from 1982 to ..
Monsignor Vincent N. Foy was born on August 14, 1915 , and died on March 13, 2017. He was a Canadian Roman Catholic cleric and theologian. Foy was a regular writer and teacher on the intrinsic evil of artificial contraception, and strongly upheld Pope Paul VI’s encyclical Humanae vitae when the Canadian Conference of Catholic ..
Alejandra Soler Gilabert was born on July 8, 1913 and died on March 1, 2017. She was a Spanish politician and schoolteacher. Soler also worked for the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Soler studied at the Institución de la Enseñanza para la Mujer, the Instituto Lluís Vives and ..
Florence Smith Jacobsen was born on April 7, 1913, and died on March 5, 2017. She was an American religious leader. She is associated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church. Jacobsen served as the sixth General President of the Young Women’s Mutual Improvement Association from 1961 to 1972. Herself and ..
Max Rupert Angus was born on October 30, 1914, in Hobart, Tasmania, and died on February 21, 2017. He was an Australian painter, best known for his watercolor paintings of Tasmanian landscapes. During 1931, Max studied art at Hobart Technical College and worked as a sign writer. Later, Angus moved to Melbourne to start a ..
Andrew Jackson Pope, Jr., known as Jack Pope was born on April 18, 1913, and died on February 25, 2017 He was an American judge, attorney, author and legal scholar who served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas. He held the record of the longest sitting justice in Texas Supreme Court history, ..
Sir Cosmo Dugal Patrick Thomas Haskard was born on November 25, 1916, in Dublin and died on February 21, 2017. He was an Irish-born British colonial administrator and retired British Army officer. Haskard turned 100 in November 2016. Cosmo Haskard was the son of John McDougal and Alicia “Lily” Haskard. He received his educated at ..
Antony Mitradas was born on November 3, 1913, in Madurai and died on February 21, 2017. He was an Indian film director. He directed films in three languages: Tamil, Malayalam and Sinhalese. Anthony did his B.A. Statistics at American College, Madurai. Mitradas’ passion for film direction took him to Calcutta, and he enrolled in an ..
Danuta Szaflarska was born on February 6, 1915, and died on February 19, 2017. She was a Polish screen and stage actress. During 2008, she was awarded the Złota Kaczka for the best Polish actress of the century. She participated in the Warsaw Uprising as a liaison. She was awarded the Order of Polonia Restituta, ..
John Schiller Wold was born on August 31, 1916, and died February 19, 2017. He was an American business leader and Republican politician from Wyoming. Wold served a single term in the United States House of Representatives from 1969 to 1971. Wold was the first professional geologist to serve in Congress. John turned 100 in ..