Death Place Matching "Chicago, Illinois, USA" (Sorted by Death Date Ascending)


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1. Allan Pinkerton

Allan Pinkerton was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1819. As a young man he became involved in the struggle for voting rights for Scots. Disappointed with the movement's failure, and chafing under the political restrictions existing in the U.K. at the time, he emigrated to the U.S. Traveling ...

2. William Cool White

Soundtrack | The Wild Wild West

Blackface minstrel entertainer who performed as Cool White.

3. J.A. Butterfield

Soundtrack | Jonah Hex

The words to "When You and I Were Young, Maggie" come from a poem written in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada by George W. Johnson, a schoolteacher who taught languages and mathematics. The poem was written ca 1864 and was a pledge of his undying love to his wife Maggie Clark, who died in 1865.

4. George Siler

Self | The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight

George Siler was born on September 23, 1846 in New York City, New York, USA. He died on June 13, 1908 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

6. Harry Cashman

Actor | The Old Florist

Harry Cashman born in America in 1870, became well-known in the theatre from the 1890's. tall, stocky wavy haired performer who starred and supported in many comedy and drama films for the Chicago based Essanay Film Company in 1911-12, often played Father's or Chief of Police often teamed with ...

7. Robert Irving

Actor | The Coming of Columbus

Robert Irving was an actor, known for The Coming of Columbus (1912), The Starbucks (1912) and Betty Fools Dear Old Dad (1912). He was married to Hattie Bell (actress). He died on February 20, 1913 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

8. Adrienne Augarde

Self | Biograph Beauty Postcard

Adrienne Augarde was born on May 12, 1882 in England. She died on March 17, 1913 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

9. Lizzie Derious Daly

Self | A Skipping Rope Dance

Lizzie Derious Daly was born in 1868. She died on November 26, 1913 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

10. Flora Foster

Actress | David Copperfield

Flora Foster was born on March 4, 1898 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Flora Louise. Foster. She was an actress, known for David Copperfield (1911). She died on September 21, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

11. May Treat

Actress | The Mission Worker

May Treat was born on November 17, 1857 in Canada as May Vieght. She was an actress, known for The Mission Worker (1911). She was married to Joseph D. Clifton (née Dilks) (actor, playwright). She died on December 25, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

12. Robert Henry Hall

Self | Funeral of Major-General Henry W. Lawton

Robert Henry Hall was born on November 15, 1837 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He died on December 29, 1914 in Chicago Heights, Illinois, USA.

13. Julia Walcott

Actress | Mother

Julia Walcott was born in 1845. She was an actress, known for Mother (1913), The Little Gray Lady (1914) and The Day of Days (1914). She died on May 25, 1915 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

14. Mabel Eaton

Actress | The Fable of the 'Good Fairy'

Mabel Eaton was born in 1875 in Nebraska, USA. She was an actress, known for The Fable of the 'Good Fairy' (1914). She was married to Leo Kamerman and William Farnum. She died on January 10, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

15. Joseph Ransome

Actor | The Ferrets

Joseph Ransome was born in 1854 in New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Ferrets (1913), Into the Genuine (1912) and Music Hath Charms - Not (1914). He died on April 26, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

16. Mildred J. Hill

Soundtrack | Paycheck

An authority on Negro spirituals.

18. Colin Reid

Actor | When the Heart Calls

Colin Reid was born in July 1867 in Australia. He was an actor, known for When the Heart Calls (1912), The Three Valises (1912) and The Fire Fighter's Love (1912). He died on September 26, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

19. Camille D'Arcy

Actress | Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines

Camille D'Arcy was born in 1879. She was an actress, known for Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines (1916), The Prince Chap (1916) and The White Sister (1915). She was married to Dr. Loren Wilder. She died on September 27, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

20. David Craig Montgomery

Self | Dancing Boxing Match, Montgomery and Stone

David Craig Montgomery was born on April 21, 1870 in St. Joseph, Missouri, USA. He died on April 20, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

21. Bert Murphy

Actor | Black and White

Bert Murphy was born in September 1876 in Carbondale, Illinois, USA as Albert Murphy. He was an actor, known for Black and White (1914), A Milk Fed Hero (1918) and A Busted Romance (1918). He was married to Frances Ellick. He died on October 4, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois.

22. Bob Fitzsimmons

Self | Reproduction of the Jeffries-Fitzsimmons Fight

Bob Fitzsimmons was born on May 26, 1863 in Helston, Cornwall, England as Robert James Fitzsimmons. He died on October 22, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

23. Ray Fairchild

Actor | A Message to Garcia

Ray Fairchild was born in November 1873 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for A Message to Garcia (1916). He was married to Dallas Tyler. He died on April 30, 1918.

24. Edith Strickland

Actress | The Heart of the Hills

Edith Strickland was born in 1883. She was an actress, known for The Heart of the Hills (1916). She died on October 8, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

25. Frederick Webber

Actor | The Call of the West

Frederick Webber was born in 1889. He was an actor, known for The Call of the West (1912), Clothes (1914) and Brothers (1912). He died on December 8, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

26. Frank Reilly

Actor | The Bar Sinister

Frank Reilly was an actor, known for The Bar Sinister (1917). He died on May 17, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

27. Tom Brown

Actor | Lime Kiln Club Field Day

A veteran actor, comedian, minstrel and musician, Tom Brown started in show business as a member of a number of traveling minstrel shows starting in the mid-1880s. He developed his impersonations of various ethnic group, soon being known for his Chinese impersonations, although he was able to do ...

28. Inez Smith

Actress | The Homesteader

Inez Smith was born on July 16, 1897 in East Orange, New Jersey, USA as Inez F. Smith. She was an actress, known for The Homesteader (1919). She died on July 8, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

29. Reginald De Koven

Soundtrack | Father Goose

Composer ("Oh, Promise Me") and author, educated at St. John's College in Oxford, England. He also studied with Lebert, Pruckner, Vannucini, von Suppe, Genee, and Delibes. He earned an honorary Mus. D. at Racine College. He first worked in a brokerage firm, and also owned a dry-cleaning business in...

30. Thomas Commerford

Actor | Frauds

Thomas Commerford was born on August 1, 1855 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Frauds (1915), Graustark (1915) and The White Sister (1915). He died on February 17, 1920 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

31. David Davies

Actor | The Awakening of Ruth

David Davies was born in 1862 in New York, New York, USA as David Thomas Davies. He was an actor, known for The Awakening of Ruth (1917), His Father's Wife (1919) and A Soul Without Windows (1918). He died on May 5, 1920 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

32. S.J. Burton

Actor | Daughter of Maryland

S.J. Burton was born in 1860. He was an actor, known for Daughter of Maryland (1917). He died on May 6, 1920 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

33. Jim Colosimo

Notorious Chicago gangster--and one of the last of the "Mustache Petes", a nickname given to the old-line Italian gangsters by the "Young Turks" trying to take over--Giacomo "Big Jim" Colosimo was born in Colosimi, Italy. His family emigrated to Chicago in 1895, where "Big Jim" got an early start ...

34. Marcia Moore

Actress | Dorothy and the Scarecrow in Oz

Marcia Moore was born on December 12, 1891 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Dorothy and the Scarecrow in Oz (1910), The Land of Oz (1910) and The Second in Command (1915). She was married to John Thomas Davis Jr and Joseph Swerling aka Joe Siverling. She died on June 28, ...

35. Richard Foster Baker

Director | The Little Girl Next Door

Richard Foster Baker was born on January 25, 1857 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA. He was a director and actor, known for The Little Girl Next Door (1916), Kidder and Ko (1918) and A Bunch of Keys (1915). He died on February 21, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

36. Tony Jackson

Soundtrack | The Shape of Water

Tony Jackson was born on October 25, 1882 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Antonio Junius Jackson. He died on April 20, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

37. Sam Edwards

Actor | The Chamber Mystery

Sam Edwards was born in 1851 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Chamber Mystery (1920) and Diplomatic Flo (1914). He died on May 2, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

38. Genevieve Reynolds

Actress | Romeo and Juliet

Genevieve Reynolds was born in 1851 in New York, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Romeo and Juliet (1916), Little Miss Happiness (1916) and Caprice of the Mountains (1916). She died on January 25, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

39. William E. Collins

Cinematographer | Her Face Value

Suspected drug death; found dead in bed.

40. Walker Thompson

Actor | The Symbol of the Unconquered

Walker Thompson was born on October 19, 1887 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. He was an actor, known for The Symbol of the Unconquered (1920) and Lime Kiln Club Field Day (1913). He was married to Alice Calloway. He died on September 19, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

41. Frank Bacon

Writer | Lightnin'

Frank Bacon was born on January 16, 1864 in Marysville, California, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Lightnin' (1925), Lightnin' (1930) and The Magnavox Theater (1950). He was married to Jane Jennie Weidman (actress). He died on November 19, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

42. James D. Ruffin

Actor | Within Our Gates

James D. Ruffin was born on October 11, 1885 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as James Durrell Ruffin. He was an actor, known for Within Our Gates (1920). He died on January 21, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

43. Lillian Drew

Actress | Ruggles of Red Gap

The beautiful Lillian Drew was born in Chicago in 1886. Lillian became a highly popular musical comedy theatre star from the mid 1900's, often appearing with her husband actor E.H. Calvert. Later Lillian a gorgeous brunette starred in more than 90 drama and comedy films and became known as Lily of ...

44. Bobby Franks

Bobby Franks was born on September 19, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Robert E. Franks. He died on May 22, 1924 in Chicago.

46. Charles Dion O'Bannion

Irish-American gangster Charles Dion O'Bannion, nicknamed "Deanie", was, unlike many of his fellow contemporary gangsters, born and raised in the US. From the small Illinois town of Marca, his family moved to Chicago after his mother's death in 1901, settling in an Irish neighborhood on the city's ...

47. Mark Ellison

Actor | The Small Town Guy

Mark Ellison was born in 1889. He was an actor, known for The Small Town Guy (1917), Not Guilty (1915) and The Man Who Was Afraid (1917). He died on February 27, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

48. Mart Heisey

Actor | The Wolf

Mart Heisey was born in 1865. He was an actor, known for The Wolf (1914), For $5,000 a Year (1915) and The Man of Him (1913). He was married to Elva Nelson. He died on April 21, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

49. Jack Chenault

Actor | Within Our Gates

Jack Chenault was born on September 26, 1888 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for Within Our Gates (1920). He died on May 22, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

50. Frank McNish

Actor | Silas Marner

Frank McNish was born on December 14, 1853 in Camden, New Jersey, USA. He was an actor, known for Silas Marner (1916), Alma, Where Do You Live? (1917) and The Postmaster of Pineapple Plains (1915). He died on December 27, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.


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