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Notable Births & Deaths for Spencer ...

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Spencer. 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.

  • A.R. Ammons
    • Full name: Archie Randolph Ammons
    • Poet. He was born in Whiteville (NC) on February 26, 1926 (a Friday) and died in Ithaca (NY) on February 26, 2001 (a Monday) at the age of 75. He is buried at Pleasant Grove Cemetery (Tompkins County, New York).
    • Ithaca is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Spencer.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: A.R. Ammons<1>
  • Richard Bakalyan
  • Aurora 'Lola' Baldwin
    • Born: Aurora Greene
    • One of the first policewomen in the United States. She was born in Elmira (NY) in 1860 and died on June 22, 1957 (a Saturday). She is buried at River View Cemetery (Multnomah County, Oregon).
    • Elmira is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Spencer.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Aurora 'Lola' Baldwin<1>
  • Joseph Mario 'Joe the Barber' Barbara, Sr.
  • John Edgar Clapp
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Ithaca (NY) on July 15, 1851 (a Tueday) and died in Ithaca (NY) on December 18, 1904 (a Sunday) at the age of 53. He is buried at Lake View Cemetery (Tompkins County, New York).
    • Ithaca is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Spencer.
    • Ithaca is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Spencer.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Edgar Clapp<1>
  • Olivia 'Livy' Langdon Clemens
    • Married to Samuel Clemens ('Mark Twain'). She was born in Elmira (NY) on November 27, 1845 (a Thursday) and died in Florence (Italy) on June 5, 1904 (a Sunday) at the age of 58. She is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Chemung County, New York).
    • Elmira is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Spencer.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Olivia 'Livy' Langdon Clemens<1>
  • Peter Joseph Wilhelm Debye
    • Nobel laureate, chemist, physicist. He was born in Maastricht (Netherlands) on March 24, 1884 (a Monday) and died in Ithaca (NY) on November 2, 1996 (a Saturday) at the age of 112. He is buried at Pleasant Grove Cemetery (Tompkins County, New York).
    • Ithaca is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Spencer.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter Joseph Wilhelm Debye<1>
  • William Desmond
    • Born: William Mannion
    • Actor. He was born in Horseheads (NY) on January 23, 1878 (a Wednesday) and died in Los Angeles (CA) on November 3, 1949 (a Thursday) at the age of 71.
    • Horseheads is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the west of Spencer.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Desmond<1>
  • Herbert Franklin
    • Full name: Herbert Henry Franklin
    • Automotive pioneer, inventor, businessman. He was born in Lisle (NY) on September 1, 1866 (a Saturday) and died in Syracuse (NY) on July 7, 1956 (a Saturday) at the age of 89. He is buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Onondaga County, New York).
    • Lisle is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the east of Spencer.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Herbert Franklin<1>
  • Thomas Gold
    • Astronomer, geoscientist. He was born in Vienna (Austria) on May 22, 1920 (a Saturday) and died in Ithaca (NY) on June 22, 2004 (a Tueday) at the age of 84. He is buried at Pleasant Grove Cemetery (Tompkins County, New York).
    • Ithaca is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Spencer.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Thomas Gold<1>
  • Robert A. 'Bob, the Hig' Higgins
  • Johnny Logan
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Endicott (NY) on March 23, 1927 (a Wednesday) and died in Milwaukee (WI) on August 9, 2013 (a Friday) at the age of 86. He is buried at Wisconsin Memorial Park (Waukesha County, Wisconsin).
    • Endicott is located 23 miles [37 km] to the east of Spencer.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Johnny Logan<1>
  • Anna Campbell Palmer
    • Author. She was born in Elmira (NY) on February 3, 1854 (a Friday) and died in Elmira (NY) on June 18, 1928 (a Monday) at the age of 74. She is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Chemung County, New York).
    • Elmira is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Spencer.
    • Elmira is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Spencer.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Anna Campbell Palmer<1>
  • Hal Roach
    • Producer, director. He was born in Elmira (NY) on January 14, 1892 (a Thursday) and died in Bel Air (CA) on November 2, 1992 (a Monday) at the age of 100. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Chemung County, New York).
    • Elmira is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Spencer.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hal Roach<1>
  • Clara Langdon Clemens Samossoud
  • Frederick Daniel Scott

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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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