Deaths in April 2003

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The following is a list of notable deaths in April 2003.

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Entries for each day are listed alphabetically by surname. A typical entry lists information in the following sequence:

April 2003

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Leslie Cheung Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actor

Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing was a Hong Kong singer and actor. He is considered "one of the founding fathers of Cantopop" for achieving huge success both in film and music.

David Frederick Horrobin was a British-Canadian entrepreneur, medical researcher, author and editor. He is best known as the founder of the biotechnology company Scotia Holdings and as a promoter of evening primrose oil as a medical treatment, Horrobin was founder and editor of the journals Medical Hypotheses and Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids, the latter journal co-founded with his then graduate student Morris Karmazyn.

Booker T. Bradshaw, born in Richmond, Virginia, was an American record producer, film and TV actor, and Motown executive.

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Hildreth Milton "Hilly" Flitcraft was a Major League Baseball pitcher. Flitcraft played for the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1942 season. In 3 career games, he had a 0–0 record with an 8.10 ERA. He batted and threw left-handed.

Philadelphia Phillies Baseball team and Major League Baseball franchise in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Philadelphia Phillies are an American professional baseball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) East division. Since 2004, the team's home has been Citizens Bank Park, located in South Philadelphia.

Paul Freeman was an American Bigfoot hunter who claimed to have discovered Bigfoot tracks showing dermal ridges. The plaster casts Freeman subsequently made were convincing enough to be considered critical pieces of evidence by anthropologists Jeff Meldrum of Idaho State University and Grover Krantz of Washington State University, who put considerable time and resources into studying them. Others, like René Dahinden and Bob Titmus thought Freeman was simply a hoaxer seeking attention.

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Hugh W. Hardy United States Marine Corps Reserve general; 3D seismc pioneer

Major General Hugh W. Hardy was a United States Marine Corps Reserves major general and a geoscientist. Hardy served with the Marine Corps Reserves for 40 years. In his civilian career as a geoscientist, he had a 34-year career with Exxon which included pioneering research in well-logging and 3D seismic exploration.

Homer Banks African-American songwriter

Homer Banks was an American songwriter, singer and record producer, best known for his songs for Stax Records in the 1960s and 1970s. Many of the songs he wrote have become contemporary classics.

Arthur Guyton American physiologist

Arthur Clifton Guyton was an American physiologist.

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Anthony Caruso (actor) Film, television actor

Anthony Caruso was an American character actor in more than one hundred American films, usually playing villains and gangsters, including the first season of Walt Disney's Zorro as Captain Juan Ortega.

Abdul Kadir (Indonesian footballer) Indonesian footballer

Abdul Kadir was an Indonesian footballer, who played left wing in Indonesia's national team from 1965 to 1978.

Helmut Knochen SS officer

Helmut Knochen was the senior commander of the Sicherheitspolizei and Sicherheitsdienst in Paris during the Nazi occupation of France during World War II.

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Seymour Lubetzky American librarian

Seymour Lubetzky was a major cataloging theorist and a prominent librarian.

Frédéric Kibassa Maliba Democratic Republic of the Congo politician

Frédéric Kibassa Maliba was a politician in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Kibassa held the positions of Deputy Minister of Mines and then Minister of Mines in the Laurent-Désiré Kabila government. He was accused of misappropriating funds in June 2000, while he was Minister of Mines.

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References

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  2. "SAWYER, Harold Samuel, (1920 - 2003)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress . Retrieved 2019-01-29.
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  5. "Al Epperly". Baseball-Reference.com . Retrieved 2019-02-20.
  6. "Lefty Sloat". Baseball-Reference.com . Retrieved 2019-02-20.
  7. "Chris Zachary". Baseball-Reference.com . Retrieved 2019-02-20.
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