A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Gregory Heights, Washington
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Gregory Heights.
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How Far From Gregory Heights to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Gregory Heights to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Gregory Heights and extending to:
Communities Also Named Gregory Heights ...
While the name Gregory Heights is unique within Washington, we know of one more community in the United States.
Communities Outside of Washington
Distance: About 2,159 miles [3,474.6 km] to the East Southeast.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Gregory Heights ...
As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
Notable Births & Deaths ...
This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.
Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Gregory Heights. 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.
Edmund Turney Allen
Aviation pioneer. He was born in Chicago (Illinois) on Saturday January 4, 1896 and died in Seattle (Washington) on Thursday February 18, 1943 at an age of 47. He was buried at Acacia Memorial Park (King County, Washington) [Map].
Paul Gardner Allen
Businessman, philanthropist. He was born on Wednesday January 21, 1953 and died in Mercer Island (Washington) on Monday October 15, 2018 at an age of 65. He was buried at Acacia Memorial Park (King County, Washington) [Map].
Andy Holm Anderson
Major League Baseball. He was born in Bremerton (Washington) on Monday November 13, 1922 and died in Seattle (Washington) on Sunday July 18, 1982 at an age of 59. He was buried at Evergreen - Washelli Memorial Park (King County, Washington) [Map].
John Archer (Born as Ralph Bowman)
Actor. He was born in Osceola (Nebraska) on Saturday May 8, 1915 and died in Redmond (Washington) on Sunday December 5, 1999 at an age of 84.
Earl Douglas Averill, Jr.
Major League Baseball. He was born in Cleveland (Ohio) on Wednesday September 9, 1931 and died in Tacoma (Washington) on Wednesday May 13, 2015 at an age of 83.
Writer, poet, activist. He was born in Binalonan (Philippines) [Map] on Monday November 24, 1913 and died in Seattle (Washington) on Thursday September 13, 1956 at an age of 42. He was buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (King County, Washington) [Map].
Octavia Estelle Butler
Author. She was born in Pasadena (California) on Sunday June 22, 1947 and died in Lake Forest Park (Washington) on Friday February 24, 2006 at an age of 58. She was buried at Mountain View Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Professional football. He was born in Ponca City (Oklahoma) on Tueday September 8, 1931 and died in Seattle (Washington) on Saturday June 7, 2008 at an age of 76.
Singer, Oscar winning actor. He was born in Tacoma (Washington) on Sunday May 3, 1903 and died in Madrid (Spain) [Map] on Friday October 14, 1977 at an age of 74.
Frank Corbett Foyston
Professional hockey. He was born on Monday February 2, 1891 and died in Seattle (Washington) on Wednesday January 19, 1966 at an age of 74. He was buried at Evergreen - Washelli Memorial Park (King County, Washington) [Map].
Joseph Henry 'Bad Joe' Hall
Professional hockey. He was born in Staffordshire (England) [Map] on Wednesday May 3, 1882 and died in Seattle (Washington) on Saturday April 5, 1919 at an age of 36.
Actor. He was born in New York (New York) on Tueday March 31, 1903 and died in Seattle (Washington) on Friday November 24, 1939 at an age of 36. He was buried at Calvary Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
George Elmer 'Del' Howard
Professional baseball. He was born on Monday December 24, 1877 and died in Seattle (Washington) on Monday December 24, 1956 at an age of 79. He was buried at Evergreen - Washelli Memorial Park (King County, Washington) [Map].
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 22 Apr 2019