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Paul ONeill

Paul ONeill was an American music composer, lyricist, producer, and songwriter. ONeills death was announced in a brief note posted on the Trans-Siberian Orchestra website on April 5, 2017, which cited chronic illness.

                                               

Frederick I. Ordway III

Frederick Ira Ordway III was an American space scientist and author of visionary books on spaceflight. As scientific consultant, he was part of the production team of 2001: A Space Odyssey. At the time of his death he was the longest-serving memb ...

                                               

Nicholas Oresko

Nicholas Oresko was a United States Army veteran and a recipient of the United States militarys highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions on 23 January 1945, during World War II. Oresko was born on January 18, 1917, in Bayonne, New ...

                                               

Robert D. Orr

Robert Dunkerson Orr was an American politician. He was the 45th Governor of Indiana from 1981 to 1989. He was a member of the Republican Party. He was served as United States Ambassador to Singapore from July 14, 1989 through September 12, 1992. ...

                                               

Orunamamu

Orunamamu was an American-Canadian professional storyteller and teacher. Her storytelling led her on journeys across the United States including Alaska, overseas to the United Kingdom and Egypt. She moved to Canada during her final years. Orunama ...

                                               

Herb Orvis

Herbert Vaughn Orvis was an American football defensive tackle. He played for the Detroit Lions and the Baltimore Colts in a ten-year career that lasted from 1972 to 1981 in the National Football League. Orvis played college football at the Unive ...

                                               

Joe Osborn

Joe Osborn was an American bass guitar player. He was born in Mound, Louisiana. He was known for his work as a session musician in Los Angeles and Nashville during the 1960s through the 1980s. His playing can be heard on records by such well-know ...

                                               

Elinor Ostrom

Elinor Claire "Lin" Ostrom was an American scientist. She was born in Los Angeles, California. She taught at both Indiana University and Arizona State University. She won the Nobel Prize 2009 in Economic Sciences which she had to share with Olive ...

                                               

Richard Arvin Overton

Richard Arvin Overton was an American supercentenarian. He was the oldest verified surviving American World War II veteran, as well as the oldest American man. In 2013 he was honored by President Barack Obama. On that same Memorial Day, Overton m ...

                                               

Jim Owens (baseball)

James Philip Owens, nicknamed Bear ", was an American professional baseball right-handed pitcher and pitching coach. He played in Major League Baseball between 1955 and 1967 for the Philadelphia Phillies, Cincinnati Reds and Houston Astros. He wa ...

                                               

Mike Oxley

Michael Garver "Mike" Oxley was an American politician. He was a member of the Republican party. He served as a U.S. representative from the 4th congressional district of Ohio. He was born in Findlay, Ohio. Oxley died of lung cancer in McLean, Vi ...

                                               

Boyd K. Packer

Boyd Kenneth Packer was an American religious leader and former educator. He was the president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Packer was born in Brigham City, Utah. He studied at Utah Stat ...

                                               

Patti Page

Clara Ann Fowler, better known as Patti Page, was an American singer. She is one of the best known female singers of traditional pop. She was the best selling female artist in the 1950s. She will win an honorary Grammy Award in 2013. Page was bor ...

                                               

Tommy Page

Thomas Alden "Tommy" Page was an American singer-songwriter and pianist. He was best known for his 1990 hit single, "Ill Be Your Everything". He later became a music industry executive for Billboard magazine.

                                               

Robert T. Paine

Robert Treat Bob Paine III was an American ecologist. He spent most of his career at the University of Washington. Paine created the keystone species idea to explain the relationship between Pisaster ochraceus, a species of starfish, and Mytilus ...

                                               

Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine was an English pamphleteer, revolutionary, inventor, and intellectual. Born in Norfolk, he lived and worked in Britain until he was 37, when he emigrated to the British American colonies during the American Revolution. His main contr ...

                                               

Alan J. Pakula

Alan Jay Pakula was an American movie director, writer and producer. He was nominated for three Academy Awards: Best Picture for To Kill a Mockingbird, Best Director for All the Presidents Men and Best Adapted Screenplay for Sophies Choice. He wa ...

                                               

Jaak Panksepp

Jaak Panksepp was an Estonian-born American neuroscientist, a psychobiologist, the Baily Endowed Chair of Animal Well-Being Science at Washington State Universitys College of Veterinary Medicine, and Emeritus Professor of the Department of Psycho ...

                                               

Joseph Papp

Joseph Papp was an American theatrical producer and director. He created The Public Theater in what had been the Astor Library Building in lower Manhattan. He produced David Rabe, Ntozake Shanges For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When ...

                                               

Milt Pappas

Milton Steven "Milt" Pappas was an American professional baseball pitcher. Pappas, nicknamed Gimpy ", pitched for the Baltimore Orioles, Cincinnati Reds, Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs. Pappas was born to Greek parents in Detroit, Michigan, and ...

                                               

Adam Parfrey

Adam Parfrey was an American journalist, editor, and the publisher of Feral House books. Parfrey co-founded Amok Press with Kenneth Swezey in New York in 1987. Amoks first release was an English translation by Joachim Neugroschel of Joseph Goebbe ...

                                               

Babe Parilli

Vito "Babe" Parilli was an American football player. He played quarterback for seven seasons in the National Football League and one in the Canadian Football League in the 1950s, and then in the American Football League for all ten seasons in the ...

                                               

Aldo Parisot

Aldo Simoes Parisot was a Brazilian-born American cellist and cello teacher. He was first a member of the Juilliard School faculty. He was a music professor at the Yale School of Music for sixty years, retiring at age 99. He was born in Natal, Br ...

                                               

Isaac Parker

Isaac Charles Parker was an American politician and jurist. He served as the United States Congressman for Missouris 7th congressional district for two terms and presided over the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas ...

                                               

Royal Parker

Royal Pollokoff, better known by the stage name Royal Parker, was an American television personality. He began his career in the 1940s and would last until his retirement during the 1990s. He appeared in many roles on television, becoming a stapl ...

                                               

Earline W. Parmon

Earline W. Parmon was an American Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly. She represented the states seventy-second House district Parmon has served five terms in the state House. She announced in 2012 that she would run for a s ...

                                               

Bernie Parrish

Bernard Paul Parrish was an American college and professional football player. He was a cornerback in the National Football League and American Football League for eight seasons during the 1950s and 1960s. Parrish played college football for the ...

                                               

Ara Parseghian

Ara Raoul Parseghian was an American-Armenian football player and coach. Parseghian guided the University of Notre Dame to NCAA Division I national championships in 1966 and 1973. He was thought of being one of the best coaches in Notre Dame hist ...

                                               

Velvel Pasternak

Velvel Pasternak was a Canadian-born American musicologist, conductor, arranger, producer and publisher. He was born in Toronto, Ontario to immigrant parents from Poland. Pasternak studied at Juilliard School and Columbia University, and speciali ...

                                               

Ed Pastor

Edward Lopez Pastor was an American politician. He was born in Claypool, Arizona. He was Arizonas first Hispanic congressman. Pastor was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Arizona from 1991 to 2015. He was a member of the ...

                                               

John O. Pastore

John Orlando Pastore was an American lawyer and politician. He was a member of the Democratic Party. Pastore served as a United States Senator from Rhode Island from 1950 to 1976. He served as the 61st Governor of Rhode Island from 1945 to 1950. ...

                                               

Jaco Pastorius

John Francis Anthony Pastorius III, better known as Jaco Pastorius, was an American jazz bassist. Despite his short career, he is considered by a select few to be the greatest bassist of all time. He was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Pastoriu ...

                                               

Darrin Patrick

Darrin Patrick was an American author and teaching pastor. He was born in Marion, Illinois. He taught at Seacoast Church in Charleston South Carolina. He was a pastor of The Journey, a megachurch in St. Louis, Missouri, which he founded in 2002. ...

                                               

George S. Patton

George Smith Patton, Jr. was a U.S. Army officer. He was in the army from 1909 until he died in 1945. He was in charge of many soldiers and he worked to defeat Germany during World War II in Europe. Patton was born on November 11, 1885 in San Gab ...

                                               

Vinnie Paul

Vincent Paul Abbott, also known as Vinnie Paul, was an American heavy metal drummer, guitarist, songwriter and producer. He was born in Abilene, Texas. He was best known for being the former drummer, and co-founder, of the heavy metal band Panter ...

                                               

Andrew Paulson

Andrew Paulson was an American entrepreneur. He was the son of noted American professor Ronald Paulson. His business career was mainly established in Russia. Shortly after the Russian financial crisis of August 1998, Paulson, together with Anton ...

                                               

Norma Paulus

Norma Jean Paulus was an American lawyer and politician. She was born in Belgrade, Nebraska. She was a member of the Republican Party. Paulus was the Oregon Secretary of State from 1977 to 1985. Paulus ran in the Republican primary for the United ...

                                               

Mark Pavelich

Mark Thomas Pavelich was an American professional ice hockey forward. He played 355 regular season games in the National Hockey League for the New York Rangers, Minnesota North Stars, and San Jose Sharks between 1981 until 1991. Pavelich was a me ...

                                               

Don Payne (writer)

William Donald "Don" Payne was an American writer and producer. He wrote several episodes of The Simpsons after 2000, many of these with John Frink. He met Frink at the University of California, Los Angeles. He also wrote the movies My Super Ex-G ...

                                               

Endicott Peabody

Endicott Peabody was an American politician. He was the 62nd Governor of Massachusetts from January 3, 1963 to January 7, 1965. Peabody was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Peabody ran for the United States Senate of Massachusetts, but lost to Ed ...

                                               

Daniel Pearl

Daniel Pearl was an American journalist. He had American and Israeli citizenship. He was born in Princeton, New Jersey and raised in Encino, Los Angeles. He was kidnapped by Pakistani militants and later murdered by al-Qaeda member Khalid Sheikh ...

                                               

Robert Peary

Robert Edwin Peary, Sr. was an American explorer who claimed to have led the first expedition, on April 6, 1909, to reach the geographic North Pole. Pearys claim was widely credited for most of the 20th century, rather than the competing claim by ...

                                               

Richard Peck

Richard Wayne Peck was an American novelist. He was born in Decatur, Illinois, but was raised in Chicago. He was known for his works to young adult literature. He was awarded the Newbery Medal in 2001 for his novel A Year Down Yonder. Peck died o ...

                                               

David Peel

David Peel was an American singer, musician and political activist. He first recorded in the late 1960s with Harold Black, Billy Joe White, George Cori and Larry Adam performing as David Peel and The Lower East Side Band. His raw, acoustic "stree ...

                                               

Claiborne Pell

Claiborne de Borda Pell was an American politician and writer. He was a United States Senator from Rhode Island for six terms from 1961 to 1997. He was a member of the Democratic Party. Pell is the longest serving U.S. Senator from Rhode Island. ...

                                               

George H. Pendleton

Pendleton was representative from Ohio from March 4, 1879 through March 4, 1885. Later he was the Senator from Ohio from March 4, 1879 through March 4, 1885. He was nominated as Vice President with George McClellan, but they lost to Abraham Linco ...

                                               

Carl Perkins

Carl Lee Perkins was an American rockabilly musician who recorded most notably at Sun Records Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, beginning during 1954. His best known song is "Blue Suede Shoes". He won a Grammy Award in 1987. Perkins was born on April ...

                                               

Pinetop Perkins

Joeseph William "Pinetop" Perkins was an American blues musician. He died in Austin, Texas. He was 97 years old when he died. Perkins was a famous pianist. He helped form the style of other musicians. He played with B. B. King for a short time an ...

                                               

Harry Perkowski

Harry Walter Perkowski was an American pitcher in Major League Baseball. He played between 1947 and 1955 for the Cincinnati Reds & Redlegs and Chicago Cubs. He was listed at 6 feet 2.5 inches, 196 pounds, he batted and threw left-handed. Perkowsk ...

                                               

Martin Lewis Perl

Martin Lewis Perl was an American physicist of Jewish descent. Perl won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1995 for his discovery of the tau lepton. Pearl died at Stanford University Hospital on September 30, 2014 from a heart attack at the age of 87.