John Morrison Clarke was born on July 29, 1948, in Palmerston North, New Zealand and died on April 9, 2017. He was a New Zealand-born Australian comedian, writer, and satirist. John Clarke lived in Australia since the late 1970s. Clarke was a regular actor and writer on Australian television. Initially, he became well-known during the ..
Harry Douglas Huskey was born on January 19, 1916, and died on April 9, 2017. He was an American computer design pioneer. He was born in the Smoky Mountains region of North Carolina and grew up in Idaho. Huskey received his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Idaho. Huskey earned his Master’s and then his ..
Tom Amberry was born on November 13, 1922 and died on March 18, 2017. He was an American podiatrist. Amberry was best known for holding the world record for most consecutive free throws made, having shot 2,750 of them in a row in a span of 12 hours in 1993 at the age of 71 ..
Sølvi Sogner was born on March 15, 1932, in Trondheim and died on March 23, 2017. She was a Norwegian historian. Her parents were physician Trygve Bauge and nurse Sidsel Schulz. Sogner was married to historian Bjørn Sogner. Sogner was professor in history at the University of Oslo from 1988 to 2002. Including in her ..
Dr. John Doull was born on September 13, 1922, and died on March 24, 2017. He was Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Kansas. He was an internationally recognized pioneer and leader in toxicology and medical education for almost 60 years. He was a native of Baker, Montana. Dr. Doull received a ..
Dr. Ernest Mark Henley was born on June 10, 1924, in Germany and died on March 26, 2017. He was an American atomic and nuclear physicist. During 1944, he received a B.E.E. in Electrical Engineering from the City College of New York. Dr. Ernest Mark Henley worked at the Airborne Instruments Laboratory as an electrical ..
Jerrier A. “Jerry” Haddad was born on July 17, 1922, in New York City and died on March 31, 2017. He was an American computer engineer. Haddad was a fellow of both the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and was a member of the National ..
Ali Hasan Nayfeh and died on December 21, 1933, in the West Bank suburb of Shuwaikah / Tulkarm in occupied Palestine and died on March 27, 2017. He was the inaugural winner of the Thomas K. Caughey Dynamics Award. Nayfeh received his B.S. with great distinction in engineering science (1962) and his M.S. (1963) and ..
Robert Ghormley Parr was born on September 22, 1921, and died on March 27, 2017. He was an American theoretical chemist. Parr was a Professor of Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received an A. B. degree magna cum laude from Brown University in 1942, and then entered the University ..
Giovanni Sartori was born on May 13, 1924, in Florence and died on April 4, 2017. He was an Italian political scientist. He specialized in the study of democracy and comparative politics. He started his academic career as a lecturer in the History of Modern Philosophy. Sartori founded the first Political Science academic post in ..