He was a charismatic middleman in labor fights with air traffic controllers, ballplayers and newspaper pressmen. He also briefly led the Major League Baseball Players Association.

He later led the Justice Department’s criminal division and served briefly as the top deputy to Attorney General Janet Reno.

One of the first African Americans to represent Florida in Congress since Reconstruction, she spent five terms championing services for the poor and expanded opportunities for minorities.

Mr. Williams’s British Formula One racing team was one of the most successful in the history of the sport, winning seven world drivers’ championships. In all, the team he founded and headed won 114 Grands Prix.

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She wrote a modern translation of "The Tale of Genji," one of Japan's most celebrated novels.

He co-created the SANS Institute, the world’s foremost nongovernment cybersecurity training program.

Ms. Dahl was also a beauty products entrepreneur and syndicated columnist who viewed her years in the movies as an “interim” in a busy career.

In 1975, he became the first African American to compete in the tradition-bound Masters tournament in Augusta, Ga. Tiger Woods heralded him as a role model in the sport.

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He starred in the acclaimed 1971 drama "Walkabout" and was among the best-known Indigenous actors of his generation.

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He was the son of the late King Norodom Sihanouk and was forced from his position as prime minister in a 1997 coup.

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After suffering abuse as a child, Phil Saviano became an advocate for survivors of sexual abuse by priests; his role was highlighted in the Oscar-winning film "Spotlight."

His musicals — including ‘Company,’ ‘A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum’ and ‘A Little Night Music’ — explored the human condition in all its anxieties and moral complexities.

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As Montgomery County police chief, he led the search for the D.C. sniper in 2002, then later resigned amid a controversy over a book he wrote about the sniper hunt.

He led research efforts to understand the pathways of such diseases as SARS, Ebola, the Zika virus and covid-19.

The U.S. Military Academy graduate and combat veteran was one of the military’s most prominent whistleblowers. His condemnation of torture by U.S. soldiers in Iraq produced groundbreaking legislation in the early years of that war.

Her high-end wedding cakes were usually decorated with botanically realistic flower petals.

He won the 1955 National League Rookie of the Year award as a St. Louis Cardinal and guided the Houston Astros to three straight postseason appearances as a manager.

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He distilled the passions of the antiwar movement into poetry during the Vietnam War and later, with his bestselling book "Iron John," awakened a movement of men in search of deeper masculinity.

A trombonist of virtuosic skill, he also won two Grammy Awards as a composer and arranger.

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Adamson, John

Ager, Elmer

Appleton, Goldie

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Bell, Leonard "slim"

Brown, Ruth

Brown, Teresa

Calley, Cyril

Cardamone, Yolanda

Cardenas, Rene

Carrington, Katherine Lee

Carter, Arletha

Casasco, Adelheid "heidi"

Chasko, Carol

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Crawford Jr., John

Cropp, Dwight

Depompa, Margaret

Dikel, David

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Edmonds, Valerie

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Evans, Patricia

Ewing, Martha

Feinberg, Eugene

Garwood, Mary

Gessay, Roger

Gollub, Melvin

Goodfellow Jr., Gordon

Graham, Elizabeth "libby"

Greenberg, Sarina

Groom, Theodore

Guha, Sujon

Hedrick, Warren

Hill, Ardath

Howze, Louise

Isom, Magusta

John, Gerald

Johnson, William

Jones, Michael

Keenan, Candace "candy"

Kenton, David

Kirby-Smith, Edmund

Kligman, Betty

Kling, Lennia "lynn"

Kooij, Theo

Korbeck, Theresa

Ladd, Ford

Lavigne, Merlin

Lawrence, Purnell "penny"

Lehky, Sidney

Lippert, Frederick

Lloyd, Katie

Long Iii, Henry "jack"

Lower, Susan

Lynn, John

Masters, Anne

Medley, Dorman

Moffett, Kenneth "ken"

Molli, Mary Lou

Monett, Christine

Morton, Cleora "cle/Cleo"

Nace, Barry

Newbury, Jane

Nickens, Beverly

Nightingale, Thomas

Oleszycki, Deborah

Paller, Alan

Pevenstein, Jack

Rickel, Annette

Robinson, Elizabeth

Roccella, Edward

Rooney, Glee

Saliba, Elie

Santmyer, Margaret

Schooley, Douglas "smoky"

Schultz, Donald

Schwartz, Marlene

Scinto, Carol

Seals, Franklin

Sheehy, Helen

Shpiegelman, Alfred

Simmons, Deborah

Sinclair, Patricia

Smith, Harriet

Smith, Kathryn

Stovall, Yvonne

Sutton, Ronnie

Thursz, Hadassah

Turner, Gerald R.

Wadder, Barry

Walker, Mary

Whitsett, Dora

Wiegand, Jean

Williams, Emma

Williams Jr., Leonidas

Worrell, Ruth

Wright, Claire

Zimmerman, John "jack"

Abelmann, Ulrich

Adamson, John

Ager, Elmer

Appleton, Goldie

Baker, Alice

Bell, Leonard "slim"

Brown, Allie

Brown, Ruth

Brown, Teresa

Butler, Ruth

Calley, Cyril

Cannon, Charles "bucky"

Cardamone, Yolanda

Cardenas, Rene

Carrington, Katherine Lee

Carter, Arletha

Casasco, Adelheid "heidi"

Casey, Kathleen

Chasko, Carol

Cheek, Lissie

Colgrove, Jesse Brian

Collins, Denis

Conners, Leslie

Costello Jr., John W. "jack"

Cotton, Marye

Crawford Jr., John

Cropp, Dwight

Del Vecchio, John

Depompa, Margaret

Dessin, Marcel P.l.

Devane Sr., James

Dikel, David

Dougan, Gregory

Edelman, Margaret

Edmonds, Valerie

Elzie-Hudson, Alfreda

Eng, Sue Kem (louie)

Evans, Patricia

Ewing, Martha

Faupel, Shirley

Feinberg, Eugene

Fox, Darrell

Fraley, Raymond

Freeman, Phyllis

Gailliot, Christopher B. "chris"

Garwood, Mary

Gelman, Harry

Gessay, Roger

Gollub, Melvin

Goodfellow Jr., Gordon

Gotkin, Eleanor

Graham, Elizabeth "libby"

Greenberg, Sarina

Gregory, Anna

Groom, Theodore

Guha, Sujon

Hedrick, Warren

Hill, Ardath

Hill, Patricia

Hines, Phyllis

Holland, Mark

Howard, Virginia "ginny"

Howze, Louise

Ink, Dwight

Isom, Magusta

John, Gerald

Johnson, Mary

Johnson, William

Jones, Michael

Keenan, Candace "candy"

Kenton, David

Kezar, Charles

Kirby-Smith, Edmund

Kligman, Betty

Kling, Lennia "lynn"

Kooij, Theo

Korbeck, Theresa

Ladd, Ford

Lavigne, Merlin

Lawrence, Purnell "penny"

Lawson, Gloria

Lehky, Sidney

Lippert, Frederick

Lloyd, Katie

Long Iii, Henry "jack"

Long, Laverne

Lorenz, Margaret

Lower, Susan

Lynn, John

Masters, Anne

McLain, Jennie

Medley, Dorman

Miller, Nancy

Miller, Naomi

Moffett, Kenneth "ken"

Molli, Mary Lou

Monett, Christine

Moore, Howard

Morgan, Mary "maxine"

Morton, Cleora "cle/Cleo"

Myers, Virginia

Myers  , Joseph And William D. Akowskey Sr. John A. And Thelma E.

Nace, Barry

Newbury, Jane

Nickens, Beverly

Nightingale, Thomas

Oleszycki, Deborah

Paller, Alan

Pearlstein, Harvey

Pevenstein, Jack

Phenglaor, Wirach

Pitsinger, Geraldine "ger"

Richardson, Clyde

Rickel, Annette

Robinson, Elizabeth

Roccella, Edward

Rooney, Glee

Rutland, John

Saliba, Elie

Santmyer, Margaret

Schooley, Douglas "smoky"

Schultz, Donald

Schwartz, Marlene

Scinto, Carol

Seals, Franklin

Sheehy, Helen

Shpiegelman, Alfred

Shumaker, Lorraine

Simmons, Deborah

Sinclair, Patricia

Smith, Harriet

Smith, Kathryn

Smith Jr., Walter

Stovall, Yvonne

Sutton, Ronnie

Taylor, Brenda

Thombs, Patricia

Thompson Jr., James "jim"

Thursz, Hadassah

Turner, Gerald R.

Visnic, Elaine

Wadder, Barry

Walker, Mary

Washington, Carrie

Whitehurst, Jesse

Whitsett, Dora

Wiegand, Jean

Williams, Emma

Williams Jr., Leonidas

Winfield, Nicole

Worrell, Ruth

Wright, Claire

Young, Lawanda

Zimmerman, John "jack"

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