André Lafargue was born on July 2, 1917 in Paris and died on July 18, 2017. He was a French journalist and theatre critic. He began writing for Paris-Matin, later known as Ce matin, le pays, in 1947. Later after a year, Lafargue joined the Parisien libéré, later known as Le Parisien, in 1948. During ..
Lyle H. Smith was born on March 17, 1916 and died on July 25, 2017. He was an American football and basketball player, coach, and college athletics administrator. Smith served as the head football coach at Boise Junior College—now Boise State University—from 1947 to 1967 (except for military duty), compiling a record of 156–26–6 (.846). ..
Clarence Francis “Larry” Matthews was born on May 1, 1906, in Oakland and died on July 22, 2017. He was an American supercentenarian. He was the fifth oldest child of nine to Frank and Maryanne. Clarence Francis “Larry” Matthews started a successful construction company in the 1970s. Matthews was twice married, first to Barbara Hirsher ..
John Albert Kundla was born on July 3, 1916 and died on July 23, 2017. He was an American college and professional basketball coach. Kundla was the first head coach for the Minneapolis Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and its predecessors, the Basketball Association of America (BAA) and the National Basketball League (NBL), ..
Jadwiga Szubartowicz (née Skawińska) was born on October 16, 1905 in Lublin and died on July 20, 2017. She was a Polish super centenarian at the age of 111 years, 278 days, and until her death the oldest Polish subject. Jadwiga Szubartowicz passed away at 111 ..
Martha Kyrle (née Schärf) was born on April 17, 1917 in Vienna and died on July 15, 2017. She was an Austrian physician, philanthropist. She was the daughter of Adolf Schärf, the former federal president of Austria and his wife Hilda (22 April 1886 – 21 June 1956). When her mother died before her father ..
Jean Murrell Capers was born on January 11, 1913,in Georgetown, Kentucky and died on July 18, 2017. She was an American judge and a member of the Cleveland City Council. Capers relocated with her family to Cleveland, Ohio. Capers went to the Cleveland public schools. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University and then received ..
Shigeaki Hinohara was born on October 4, 1911, in Yoshiki District, Yamaguchi Prefecture and died on July 18, 2017. He was a Japanese physician. During 1941, Hinohara began his long working association with St. Luke’s International Hospital in central Tokyo and worked as a medical doctor throughout the wartime firebombing of the city. In 1990, ..
Lorna Lorraine McDonald (née Bucknall) was born on August 10, 1916, in Portland, Victoria and died on June 25, 2017. She was an Australian historian and author. McDonald was born in 1916 and attended school at Mount Gambier, South Australia. Lorna married Hugh McDonald, a Presbyterian minister, at the Presbyterian Church in Drik Drik, Victoria ..
Virginia Secundina Moyano was bor on May 17, 1904 and died on June 20, 2017. She was a Argentine supercentenarian. Virginia Moyano passed away at 113 ..