Francina “Fanny” Elsje Blankers-Koen (26 April 1918 – 25 January 2004) was a Dutch athlete, best known for winning four gold medals at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London. She accomplished this as a 30 year old mother of two, during a time when many disregarded women’s athletics. Her background and performances earned her the nickname “the Flying Housewife.”
Stafford Alois Repp (April 26, 1918 – November 5, 1974) was an American actor best known for his role as Chief O’Hara on the Batman television series.
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Alfred Meyer Henningsen is a retired Norwegian military officer and politician for the Labour Party
Luigi “Lou” Moro was an Italian -born Canadian professional soccer and lacrosse coach.
Bill Kuusisto was an offensive lineman in the National Football League