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Notable Births & Deaths for Comet ...

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

  • Al Warren 'Bozo' Cicotte
    • Full name: Alva Warren Cicotte
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Melvindale (MI) on December 23, 1929 (a Monday) and died in Westland (MI) on November 29, 1982 (a Monday) at the age of 52.
    • Melvindale is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Comet.
    • Westland is located 30 miles [48.3 km] to the northwest of Comet.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Al Warren 'Bozo' Cicotte<1>
  • Jay Justin 'Nig' Clarke
    • Major League Baseball. He was born on December 15, 1882 (a Friday) and died in River Rouge (MI) on June 15, 1949 (a Wednesday) at the age of 66.
    • River Rouge is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest of Comet.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jay Justin 'Nig' Clarke<1>
  • Ronnie Duman
    • Race car driver. He was born in Dearborn (MI) on December 2, 1929 (a Monday) and died in West Allis (WI) on June 9, 1968 (a Sunday) at the age of 38. He is buried at Crown Hill Cemetery (Marion County, Indiana).
    • Dearborn is located 23 miles [37 km] to the northwest of Comet.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ronnie Duman<1>
  • Henry Ford
    • Industrialist, founder of Ford Motor Company. He was born in Dearborn (MI) on July 30, 1863 (a Thursday) and died in Dearborn (MI) on April 7, 1947 (a Monday) at the age of 83. He is buried at Ford Cemetery (Wayne County, Michigan).
    • Dearborn is located 23 miles [37 km] to the northwest of Comet.
    • Dearborn is located 23 miles [37 km] to the northwest of Comet.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Henry Ford<1>
  • Uriel Jones
    • Musician. He was born in Detroit (MI) on June 13, 1934 (a Wednesday) and died in Dearborn (MI) on March 23, 2009 (a Monday) at the age of 74. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Wayne County, Michigan).
    • Detroit is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the north of Comet.
    • Dearborn is located 23 miles [37 km] to the northwest of Comet.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Uriel Jones<1>
  • Eugene Hamlet Krapp
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Rochester (NY) on May 12, 1887 (a Thursday) and died in River Rouge (MI) on April 13, 1923 (a Friday) at the age of 35.
    • River Rouge is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest of Comet.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eugene Hamlet Krapp<1>
  • Gary Richard Lowe
    • Professional football. He was born in Trenton (MI) on May 4, 1934 (a Friday) and died in Troy (MI) on October 8, 2017 (a Sunday) at the age of 83. We don't have any burial details.
    • Trenton is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Comet.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gary Richard Lowe<1>
  • Lee Majors
    • Born: Harvey Lee Yeary
    • Actor. He was born in Wyandotte (MI) on April 23, 1939 (a Sunday)
    • Wyandotte is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Comet.
  • Paul Martin
    • Full name: Paul Edgar Philippe Martin
    • 26th Prime Minister of Canada (December 2003 - February 2006). He was born in Windsor (ON) on August 28, 1938 (a Sunday)
    • Windsor is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the north of Comet.
  • Elijah McCoy
    • Inventor. He was born in Colchester (ON) on May 2, 1844 (a Thursday) and died in Eloise (MI) on October 10, 1929 (a Thursday) at the age of 85. He is buried at Detroit Memorial Park (Macomb County, Michigan).
    • Colchester is located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast of Comet.
    • Eloise is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest of Comet.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elijah McCoy<1>
  • Dean Miller
    • Born: Dean Charles Stuhlmueller
    • Actor. He was born in Hamilton (OH) on November 1, 1924 (a Saturday) and died in Grosse Pointe Woods (MI) on January 13, 2004 (a Tueday) at the age of 79. He is buried at Graceland Cemetery (Shelby County, Ohio).
    • Grosse Pointe Woods is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north of Comet.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dean Miller<1>
  • Jeremiah S. 'Jerrie' Moore
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Windsor (ON) in 1855 and died in Wayne (MI) on September 26, 1890 (a Friday). We don't have any burial details.
    • Windsor is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the north of Comet.
    • Wayne is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest of Comet.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jeremiah S. 'Jerrie' Moore<1>
  • Frank Malcom 'Yip' Owen
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Ypsilanti (MI) on December 23, 1879 (a Tueday) and died in Dearborn (MI) on November 24, 1942 (a Tueday) at the age of 62. He is buried at Grand Lawn Cemetery (Wayne County, Michigan).
    • Ypsilanti is located 36 miles [57.9 km] to the northwest of Comet.
    • Dearborn is located 23 miles [37 km] to the northwest of Comet.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank Malcom 'Yip' Owen<1>
  • Eugenia Paul
  • Alexander Lee 'Skip' Spence
  • Raymond 'Golden Boy' Timgren
  • Tom Tyler
    • Born: Vincent Markowski
    • Actor. He was born in Port Henry (NY) on August 9, 1903 (a Sunday) and died in Hamtramck (MI) on May 1, 1954 (a Saturday) at the age of 50. He is buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (Wayne County, Michigan).
    • Hamtramck is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the north of Comet.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tom Tyler<1>
  • James Vernor, Sr.
    • Creator of Vernor's Ginger Ale. He was born in Albany (NY) on April 11, 1843 (a Tueday) and died in Grosse Ile (MI) on October 29, 1927 (a Saturday) at the age of 84.
    • Grosse Ile is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest of Comet.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Vernor, Sr.<1>
  • Meg White
    • Full name: Megan Martha White
    • Musician, singer. She was born in Grosse Pointe Farms (MI) on December 10, 1974 (a Tueday)
    • Grosse Pointe Farms is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the north of Comet.
  • Wanda Young
    • Full name: Wanda LaFaye Young
    • Singer. She was born in Inkster (MI) on August 9, 1943 (a Monday) and died in Garden City (MI) on December 15, 2021 (a Wednesday) at the age of 78.
    • Inkster is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Comet.
    • Garden City is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest of Comet.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Wanda Young<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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