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Notable Births & Deaths for Sparta ...

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Sparta. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • Slim Aarons
    • Photographer. He was born in New York (NY) on October 29, 1916 (a Sunday) and died in Montrose (NY) on May 23, 2006 (a Tueday) at the age of 89. He is buried at Mt. Auburn Cemetery (Middlesex County, Massachusetts).
    • New York is located 30 miles [48.3 km] to the south of Sparta.
    • Montrose is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest of Sparta.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Slim Aarons<1>
  • Frank Abbundando
    • Crime figure. He was born in New York (NY) on July 11, 1910 (a Monday) and died in Ossining (NY) on February 19, 1942 (a Thursday) at the age of 31. He is buried at St. John RC Cemetery (Queens County, New York).
    • New York is located 30 miles [48.3 km] to the south of Sparta.
    • Ossining is located Less than 2 miles to the north of Sparta.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank Abbundando<1>
  • Platt Adams
    • Olympic Gold Medalist. He was born in Belleville (NJ) on March 23, 1885 (a Monday) and died in Normandy Beach (NJ) on February 27, 1961 (a Monday) at the age of 75. He is buried at Rosedale Cemetery (Essex County, New Jersey).
    • Belleville is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Sparta.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Platt Adams<1>
  • Shana Alexander
  • Nelson Algren
    • Born: Nelson Ahlgren Abraham
    • Author. He was born in Detroit (MI) on March 28, 1909 (a Sunday) and died in Long Island City (NY) on May 9, 1981 (a Saturday) at the age of 72. He is buried at Oakland Cemetery (Suffolk County, New York).
    • Long Island City is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Sparta.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Nelson Algren<1>
  • Cosmo Francis 'Gus' Allegretti
    • Actor, puppeteer. He was born in Manhattan (NY) on April 6, 1927 (a Wednesday) and died in Phoenix (AZ) on July 26, 2013 (a Friday) at the age of 86. We don't have any burial details.
    • Manhattan is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Sparta.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Cosmo Francis 'Gus' Allegretti<1>
  • June Allyson
    • Born: Ella Geisman
    • Actress. She was born in Bronx (NY) on October 7, 1917 (a Sunday) and died in Ojai (CA) on July 8, 2006 (a Saturday) at the age of 88. The body was cremated.
    • Bronx is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the south of Sparta.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: June Allyson<1>
  • Glenn Anders
    • Actor. He was born in Los Angeles (CA) on September 1, 1889 (a Sunday) and died in Englewood (NJ) on October 26, 1981 (a Monday) at the age of 92. He is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
    • Englewood is located 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Sparta.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Glenn Anders<1>
  • Gerald Anthony
  • Dorothy Appleby
  • Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
    • Actor, comedian, director, screenwriter. He was born in Smith Center (KS) on March 24, 1887 (a Thursday) and died in Manhattan (NY) on June 29, 1933 (a Thursday) at the age of 46. The body was cremated.
    • Manhattan is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Sparta.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle<1>
  • Elizabeth Arden
    • Businesswoman. She was born in Vaughan (ON) on December 31, 1878 (a Tueday) and died in Manhattan (NY) on October 18, 1966 (a Tueday) at the age of 87. She is buried at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
    • Manhattan is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Sparta.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elizabeth Arden<1>
  • Louis 'Satchmo' Armstrong
    • Full name: Louis Daniel Armstrong
    • Trumpeter, composer, singer, actor. He was born in New Orleans (LA) on August 4, 1901 (a Sunday) and died in Corona (NY) on July 6, 1971 (a Tueday) at the age of 69. He is buried at Flushing Cemetery (Queens County, New York).
    • Corona is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Sparta.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Louis 'Satchmo' Armstrong<1>
  • Peter Arno
    • Born: Curtis Arnoux Peters, Jr.
    • Cartoonist. He was born in New York (NY) on January 8, 1904 (a Friday) and died in Port Chester (NY) on February 22, 1968 (a Thursday) at the age of 64. He is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
    • New York is located 30 miles [48.3 km] to the south of Sparta.
    • Port Chester is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Sparta.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter Arno<1>
  • Phil Arnold
    • Actor. He was born in Hackensack (NJ) on September 15, 1909 (a Wednesday) and died in Van Nuys (CA) on May 9, 1968 (a Thursday) at the age of 58. He is buried at Eden Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
    • Hackensack is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southwest of Sparta.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Phil Arnold<1>
  • Timothy Shay Arthur
  • Brooke Astor
    • Born: Roberta Brooke Russell
    • Philanthropist. She was born in Portsmouth (NH) on March 30, 1902 (a Sunday) and died in Briarcliff Manor (NY) on August 13, 2007 (a Monday) at the age of 105. She is buried at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
    • Briarcliff Manor is located Less than 2 miles to the east of Sparta.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Brooke Astor<1>
  • Eleanor Stackhouse Atkinson
  • Doe Avedon
  • Lauren Bacall
    • Born: Joan Betty Perske
    • Oscar nominated actress. She was born in New York (NY) on September 16, 1924 (a Tueday) and died in Manhattan (NY) on August 12, 2014 (a Tueday) at the age of 89. She is buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
    • New York is located 30 miles [48.3 km] to the south of Sparta.
    • Manhattan is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Sparta.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lauren Bacall<1>
  • Eugene T. 'Gene' Bagley
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in New York (NY) on June 7, 1861 (a Friday) and died in Long Island City (NY) on August 15, 1901 (a Thursday) at the age of 40. He is buried at Calvary Cemetery (Queens County, New York).
    • New York is located 30 miles [48.3 km] to the south of Sparta.
    • Long Island City is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Sparta.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eugene T. 'Gene' Bagley<1>

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Footnotes ...

<1>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.




 

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