Tom R. Ammiano (b. 1941) —
also known as Tom Ammiano —
Born in Montclair, Essex
County, N.J., December
teacher; movie stuntman; candidate for mayor
of San Francisco, Calif., 1999, 2003; delegate to Democratic
National Convention from California, 2000;
member of California
state assembly 13th District, 2009.
Still living as of 2009.
Richard Conte (1910-1975) —
also known as Nicholas Peter Conte —
Born in Jersey City, Hudson
County, N.J., March
Democrat. Actor; honored guest, Democratic National Convention,
Died, from a heart
attack, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles
County, Calif., April
15, 1975 (age 65 years, 22
Interment at Westwood Memorial Park, Westwood, Los Angeles, Calif.
Helen Gahagan Douglas (1900-1980) —
also known as Helen Gahagan; "The Pink
of Los Angeles, Los
Angeles County, Calif.; Manhattan, New York
Born in Boonton, Morris
County, N.J., November
Actress and opera
singer, 1922-38; member of Democratic
National Committee from California, 1940-44; delegate to
Democratic National Convention from California, 1940
of California Democratic Party, 1941-42; U.S.
Representative from California 14th District, 1945-51; candidate
Senator from California, 1950 (Democratic), 1952 (Independent).
ancestry. Member, League of Women
Academy of Political and Social Science.
Died, of cancer,
in New York, New York
County, N.Y., June 28,
1980 (age 79 years, 216
Burial location unknown.
Olympia Dukakis (b. 1931) —
of Upper Montclair, Essex
Born in Lowell, Middlesex
County, Mass., June 20,
Democrat. Actress; delegate to Democratic National Convention
from New Jersey, 1988
ancestry. Member, American Civil
Liberties Union; National
Organization for Women.
Still living as of 2014.
Millicent Hammond Fenwick (1910-1992) —
also known as Millicent Fenwick —
of Bernardsville, Somerset
Born in New York City (unknown
county), N.Y., February
Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from
New Jersey, 1960;
member of New
Jersey state house of assembly District 8, 1970-72; resigned
Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1975-83; member of
Republican State Committee, 1976; candidate for U.S.
Senator from New Jersey, 1982.
Model for Lacey Davenport in the Doonesbury comic
Died in Bernardsville, Somerset
County, N.J., September
16, 1992 (age 82 years, 204
Interment at St.
Bernard's Cemetery, Bernardsville, N.J.
Norman Kingsley Mailer (1923-2007) —
also known as Norman Mailer —
of Brooklyn, Kings
Born in Long Branch, Monmouth
County, N.J., January
Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; novelist,
editor, Hollywood screenwriter,
director, and actor; among the founders of the
Village Voice newspaper
in New York City; in November, 1960, while drunk
at a party, he stabbed
and wounded his wife, Adele; he was arrested
and held for psychiatric evaluation, and eventually pleaded
guilty to third-degree
in 1967 in connection with an antiwar
protest; candidate for mayor
of New York City, N.Y., 1969.
Won the Pulitzer
Prize for nonfiction in 1969 and for fiction in 1980.
Died, from acute renal
failure, in Mount Sinai Hospital,
Manhattan, New York
County, N.Y., November
10, 2007 (age 84 years, 283
Interment at Provincetown Cemetery, Provincetown, Mass.
Isadore Schary (1905-1980) —
also known as Dore Schary —
of Los Angeles, Los
Angeles County, Calif.
Born in Newark, Essex
County, N.J., August
Democrat. Actor, playwright,
movie producer; replaced Louis
B. Mayer as head of M-G-M Studios in 1951; delegate to Democratic
National Convention from California, 1956.
Died July 7,
1980 (age 74 years, 311
Interment at Hebrew
Cemetery, West Long Branch, N.J.
Frank Sinatra (1915-1998) —
also known as Francis Albert Sinatra; "Ol' Blue
Eyes"; "Chairman of the Board";
Born in Hoboken, Hudson
County, N.J., December
actor; honored guest, Democratic National Convention,
Died, following a heart
attack, in Cedars-Sinai Medical
Center, Los Angeles, Los Angeles
County, Calif., May 14,
1998 (age 82 years, 153
Interment at Desert
Memorial Park, Cathedral City, Calif.
of Antonio Martino Sinatra and Natalina 'Dolly' (Garavente) Sinatra;
4, 1939, to Nancy Barbato; married, November
7, 1951, to Ava Gardner; married, July 19,
1966, to Mia Farrow; married, July 11,
1976, to Barbara (Blakeley) Marx.|
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article — NNDB
dossier — Internet Movie Database
profile — Find-A-Grave