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He is the only player ever to win back-to-back Italian League Championships on two different teams. Baltimore, MD Racing born: Started as a race car driver. He and his brother Peter purchased an abandoned dog track and converted it to a stock car race track known as Raceway Park in Blue Island, IL.
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Her daughter, Catherine Oxenberg, is widely known for her work in American television. He played six full seasons and parts of two others with Chicago Black Hawks appearing in two Stanley Cup Finals, winning once.
California Master Distiller 13th generation to carry on the Karakasevic family tradition as a winemaker and Master Distiller. Immigrating to the New World in , he first stopped in Canada and Michigan before eventually settling in California in In , he and his wife, Susan, purchased the seventeen-acre property on Spring Mountain that now is home for the family as well as Domaine Charbay.
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Kerr entered modeling in the fashion industry in her mid-teens after winning a Australian nation-wide model search hosted by Dolly Magazine and Impulse fragrances. He has worked with governments, political leaders and with nongovernmental organizations in South Eastern Europe. He also serves as a consultant on Balkan affairs for various US and international organizations and agencies. He has provided analysis and briefings for US government agencies and officials, including The Department of State, The Department of Defense and the United States Agency for International Development and provides frequent commentary and analysis for the US and international media.
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He played for the Eagles in the season, and for the Detroit Lions for the season. Considered one of the best defenders in the United Soccer Leagues.
Belgrade, Yugoslavia Basketball He became the youngest coach in Yugoslavian basketball history shortly after suffering serious injuries sustained during an automobile accident that ended a promising playing career. When hired by the University of Missouri in Joined the Detroit Pistons staff in and then was named assistant coach of Phoenix Suns.
Belgrade, Serbia Scientist He has made contributions in the areas of adaptive control, singular perturbation techniques and nonlinear control. Husband of Jelena Dzigurski Kolarovich. Yugoslavia Artist Made the mosaic above St. Jelena was also a very successful California businesswoman along with her husband George, with their winery!
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And much to her surprise, she placed 2nd runner-up. A keen-eyed model scout soon asked her to fly to Milan and start her modeling career, and her days of shooting hoops were soon replaced with photo shoots. She has walked and continues to walk for every major designer.
Fernie, British Columbia, Canada Musician born: Best known for his work as the guitarist of the Canadian rock band Rush. Lifeson founded Rush in the summer of , and has been an integral member of the three-piece band ever since. Aside from music, Lifeson is part owner of the Toronto restaurant The Orbit Room, and is a licensed aircraft pilot, motorcycle rider, and gourmet cook.
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His post combat service was as an instructor pilot on the Bs, Bs, Bs and Bs. For 25 years Lt. In he was the wing intelligence officer for the rd wing in Korat, Thailand, where he flew over 65 combat missions over Vietnam and Laos, mostly over the Ho Chi Minh Trail. It was screened at more than 40 International festivals.
Darko also has a long career in film and media education teaching filmmaking and media studies at: Darko was was juror at Tribeca Festival. Magarac first appeared in print in a Scribner's Magazine article by Owen Francis, who said he heard the story from immigrant steelworkers in Pittsburgh area steel mills. As the story goes, he was a sort of patron saint for steel workers. He lived at Mrs.
Horkey's boarding house, was made of steel, supposedly rose out of an ore mine to help steelworkers, and won the beautiful Mary Mestrovich's hand in marriage in a weight-lifting contest, but allowed her to marry her true love, Pete Pussick.
He would appear out of nowhere at critical moments to protect the steel workers. One story goes that he showed up to stop the falling of a ton crucible, set to fall on a group of steelworkers. His fate is debated as well. While one version of the tale states that he melted himself in a Bessemer furnace for material to build for a new mill, another states that he is still alive.
This version suggests that he is waiting among an abandoned mill, waiting for the day that the furnace burns again. Legend has it he worked 24 hours a day, days a year. Bogdan C Maglich birthplace: Serbia Biologist Molecular Biologist was on the team of four who discovered the Omega Meson the shortest-lived subatomic particle , for which he received a White House Citation from the late President John F.
Chicago, IL Producer Award winning producer. Chicago, IL Actor born: Wife of John Mamula. Husband of Desanka Mamula.
Sports Mike Mamula birthplace: Hammond, IN Tamburitza Musician aka: Mandich was an All-American at the University of Michigan. In he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.
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Due to his long-term, dedicated and victorious work in the Canadian Serbian community, on December 26th Miroslav was awarded the Golden Plaque by the Cultural-Academic State Association of Serbia. Alisa and Mirjana are only twins with grandmaster titles in the history of modern chess. Seattle, WA Baseball born: He was an outfielder for the St.
Louis Browns and and a catcher for the Boston Red Sox He helped the Browns win the American League Pennant. He was captain of the Serbian White Eagles for part of the season and currently serves as vice-captain. Fresno, CA Research Worked at NASA's Ames Research Center, where he quickly saw the potential for an open network that could link many government research centers that would allow scientists to share information more easily.
He founded M2Z Networks in Teacher, coach, Principal, Elementary Supervisor for West Mifflin, then grant writer and finally, working with the School Board in his own district. Galveston, TX Bishop born: Elevated to the episcopate in by the Assembly of Bishops in Belgrade and tonsured with the monastic name of Christopher, he became the first American-born bishop to serve a diocese of his church in North America.
In , he was elevated to the rank of Metropolitan of the Midwestern Diocese of his church, thereby becoming also its Primate. After graduating from Pitt, he coached basketball at both Beaver and Aliquippa High Schools, capping his career by leading the Quips to their first state title in He had previously been the offensive coordinator for the Montreal Alouettes.
A concert violinist and a member of the faculty at the Juilliard School and the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Played the season with the Orlando Magic. On the first day of free agency, he was signed by the Memphis Grizzlies to a 3-year contract. Miljan was handsome enough for leading roles, but realized early on that he'd have a longer screen career as a villain, usually an oily 'other man' type. Member of the committee to convince the Alaska Constitutional Convention to adopt the 'Alaska-Tennessee Plan' in order to lobby for statehood.
Also, worked as a lobbyist who had a major influence on Alaskan legislation in the 's and 's. He was was a graduate of the Royal Yugoslav Military Academy. Citizenship by a special Act of Congress.
Joining the USAF, he worked his way to lieutenant colonel and also was an analyst and translator for the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the 's.
Serbia Musician Praised by New Music Connoisseur as a 'virtuoso performer' with 'a wonderful mix of technique, sensitivity and passion,' violinist Milosavljevic has performed worldwide as a solo, chamber and orchestral musician. He is a member of the NBA Draft. He is the only soccer coach who has participated in five World Cups at the helm of five different national teams: He has also coached national teams of Nicaragua and Jamaica and several professional teams around world.
When he took the US team in there was no professional league Bora took the amateurs and made great players out of them. He was owner of TriRidge Electronics Corporation. Belgrade, Yugoslavia Artist Among his many awards, he was chief illustrator for a weekly national magazine in Belgrade.
Son of Pete Miscovich. Belgrade, Serbia Soccer He was a star of the North American Soccer League, its 7th all-time leading scorer with points in games, including goals. He was awarded the Charles E. Until his death he was a frequent consultant on sensitive Eastern European matters for the Department of External Affairs.
Zagreb, Yugoslavia Professor He is a university professor, critic and writer. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in history, from Duke University; he subsequently earned a Bachelor of Laws degree from University Laval. He is best known as a Canadian television host.
Captain George 'Guv' Musulin was the Commanding Officer of the Halyard Mission, the evacution operation that successfully rescued hundreds of Allied airmen, including some American flyers from Nazi occupied territory in Yugoslavia during World War Two.
He joined the Timberwolves just before the end of the - 99 season and played there through the - Belgrade, Serbia Tennis born Daniel Nestorovic. He won 54 doubles titles, including one gold medal in Summer Olympics, the Tennis Masters Cup, and four Grand Slam men's doubles titles. This pairing also reached the finals of the Australian Open and the French Open.
He is also famous for a precedent-setting legal case about returning veterans of World War II. After completing his residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at Duke University, he was recruited to Duluth.
He works in the program aimed at bringing state-of-the-art cancer treatments to patients. He is considered to be so instrumental and important to the game's development in the country that he is often referred to as the Father of Yugoslav basketball.
He played with the Steelers in before entering the college coaching fraternity. During this same period, he also played third base in minor league baseball's Southern Association. He left to serve as a Lieutenant in the U. Navy for three years, but returned in as a Steelers assistant for 6 seasons. He became the head coach of the NFL Steelers in He also served as a member of the Pennsylvania State Legislature. She is also known for her appearances in numerous television plays and films.
She has received numerous awards and grants for her research and art criticism. In addition to her published essays, collaborations with artists, museum catalogues and exhibition reviews, she is the primary contributor and editor of more than ten books.
Butte, MT Basketball He has been involved with the CFL since in the roles of player, coach, general manager, scout, and several front-office positions. Chisholm, MN Coach He had a distinguished year career as an athlete, teacher, coach, athletic director, official, and commissioner. He touched the lives of more than 39, students and, as an official, worked a grand total of games while mentoring more than NFL officials. In addition, he also officiated World Tennis and pro basketball.
Daughter of Princess Elizabeth Karadjordjevic. Now living and training in Toronto, Canada.. Became the prime minister of former Yugoslavia. She is the first female engineer to head an institute of technology. In the early s he served on Kennedy administration commissions surveying U. He later served as a consultant to the Joint Chiefs of Staff on an assessment of Soviet intelligence.
President, Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry. Editor, Journal of Color and Appearance in Dentistry. La Grange, IL Football He was a bruising fullback usually requiring more than one tackler to bring him to the turf.
His career rushing total was 1, yards. He only played in only 28 games due to differences of opinion with Larry Brown and, as he confessed, a weakness for Pizza Hut and Marlboros. He did develop a cult following among fans, evidenced by the Terry Cummings-penned song 'The Mark of Zarko', which was sung to the tune of 'The Mark of Zorro. He was a pivotal participant in the rescue and evacuation of more than American airmen. Soon after completing the mission, he was commisioned a Captain in the U.
House of Representatives from the 11th Congressional District in Illinois. Career distinctions have included service as Lead Counsel at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in the Hague, Netherlands from through He was a pitcher for the University of Nevada-Reno until he blew out his shoulder hurling 90 plus mph fastballs.
At twenty-two years old, he began playing golf and immediately amazed people with his quick hands, power, and distance. It took three years to win the National Long Drive Championship with a pop of yards. The longest drive that he ever hit in a tournament was yards. Pavlovic was a first-team All-BCL pick as a senior at the school.
He was selected by the Charlotte Bobcats in the expansion draft on June 22, , but was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers. In , he was declared the most successful trader in real estate. He also is the proud bearer of St. Sava Medal of the First Order. She is a decendent of Duke Pavle of the Hercegovina region of former Yugoslavia. Pelikan received honorary degrees from 42 universities all over the world.
He authored over 40 books on the history of Christianity. He was a Professor of History at Yale University. At the age of 80, he was appointed scholarly director for the 'Institutions of Democracy Project' at the Annenberg Foundation. Wife of Roy Peratrovich, Sr. Only Alaska Native elected to the Constitutional Convention.
Served on Alaska Statehood Committee from President of the Alaska Native Brotherhood. Former Mayor of the City of Klawock, Alaska. After being drafted in , Perovic did not immediately come to the NBA. Rather, he played the season in the Serbian League. He was signed to a two-year contract in by Golden State and was assigned to a Warriors' affiliate team until January , when he was recalled to the Warriors' squad.
Los Angeles, CA Secret Service He belongs to that tiny group of writers who came to crime fiction from careers in law enforcement. He has been an Army counterspy and a U. Secret Service agent, using his real life experiences to achieve verisimilitude in his fiction.
His novels are known to come as close as any in the mystery- and-thriller genre to a genuine realism. Three of his novels have been produced as major motion pictures. A member of the Screen Actors Guild, he has had parts in several films and is a police technical advisor in Hollywood.
Journalist A Canadian journalist. He has also taught television journalism at the National University of Rwanda, and conducted courses in videojournalism at the Canadian Screen Training Centre. Sibenik, Croatia Basketball A tireless shooter and prolific scorer, he is arguably the most celebrated basketball player ever to emerge from Europe. He is considered the crucial part of the vanguard to the present-day mass influx of European players into the NBA. Played for Portland in and then the New Jersey Nets, Valjevo, Serbia Tennis She has been the catalyst behind South Carolina's influx of talented players during her tenure.
A tireless recruiter, she helped bring multiple All-SEC performers to the school. She has designed for over theatrical productions as well as 22 television series and 8 feature films. Michael Boro Petrovich birthplace: Airmen and General Draza Mihailovich. Drafted 30th overall by St. Sibenik, Yugoslavia Scientist His fields of interest include data mining, video analysis, image processing, applied mathematics and others. Popov had lived in the US for a year in , and informed J.
Edgar Hoover of Japan's intent to attack Pearl Harbor, but Hoover perceived Popov as an extravagant playboy and therefore 'unreliable', so this critical information was not passed up the chain of command. Belgrade, Serbia Musician Her father first introduced her to the blues, through an extensive record collection and sessions hosted at the family home.
Popovic founded her first serious band at age nineteen. Within a year, she was playing outside of Yugoslavia and opening shows for American blues icons like Junior Wells. She is a veritable anomaly in the blues scene, in professional circles she's also called the feminine Jimi Hendrix.
Koping, Sweden Hockey A retired Swedish ice hockey defenceman. Recipient of the Silver Star. Also played berde in the Popovich Brothers Tamburitza Orchestra.
Sports Milton John Popovich birthplace: He helped the Pirates win the and National League Eastern Division and was nicknamed 'Supersub' for his utility work for the Cubs in Trieste, Italy Photographer He is reportedly the third most prolific photographer of Playboy Magazine's Playmate centerfolds through , having shot a total of 65 spreads and 40 covers.
He was installed in a ceremony at the Lake County main courthouse on April 4, , which included an Invocation by V. Milan Savich of St. He is a leading Canadian legal scholar and is recognized authority on Canadian Legal Citation, having made many contributions to the the definitive McGill Guide to Canadian Legal Citation.
He is also a professional singer who has performed internationally in association with the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and the Choir of King's College, Cambridge. Proprietor of The Inn At Opolo. In he arranged to buy a Century 21 real estate office with only 6 agents. By he had built that office up to agents and became the third largest Century 21 in the United States. After voicing his frustration for not being a starter, he was traded from the SuperSonics to the Los Angeles Clippers in Feb And, in July , he agreed to terms with Los Angeles Lakers.
Sports Aleksandar Radojevic birthplace: He was also a prolific writer of the Slavs. He was named All-Pro twice. When he left his football career behind him he went to play 'tough-guy' roles on film. Bastaji, Yugoslavia Soccer A former U. He currently runs a youth soccer club in Cleveland, Ohio.
He played with the Chicago Bears from to Phoenix, AZ Raquetball Professional raquetball player. He did not play until the NBA season. He was released after the season and signed by the San Antonio Spurs who also released him shortly after. First as a member of the House of Representatives and then as Juneau's state senator.
The Sonics immediately traded his NBA rights to the Minnesota Timberwolves, who then traded his rights to the Toronto Raptors in , who in turn traded his rights to the Detroit Pistons in Silopaj, Serbia Racing He was very popular race car driver in the Midwest and East he placed twelfth in the Indianapolis Toronto, Ontario, Canada Archery He ranked first or second among Canadian archers every year from through As a competitor at the Pan American Games, he won two gold medals and three bronze medals.
In later years, he became famous for creating the Mr. After retiring from football, he became a successful businessman in Southern California. He has also acted in a number of Hollywood movies.
Merrillville, IN Baseball Made his first impact at Notre Dame as a right-handed pitcher for the baseball team and as a Tight End for the football team. Drafted by the Chicago Cubs. President of the Serbian Unity Congress. Formed the American Serbian Women's Caucus that was responsible for the first conviction by the Hague Tribunal of Moslems and a Croat for war crimes against Serbs tied to the camp at Celebici. Son of Victor Shapona. Farrell, PA Artist born: Painted three major iconostases in the West and completed projects for several other Serbian Orthodox Churches.
Father of Stevan Shapona. Pittsburgh, PA Attorney He served in the law department of Prudential life insurance company for 26 years; he is also an associate editor of the Journal of Financial Service Professionals.
He also is the author of many books. Milwaukee, WI Artist Marc Sijan has exhibited in over 50 one man museum exhibitions world-wide with the majority of the museums setting attendance records with the showing of his works of art. Marc Sijan is widely acknowledged as one of the world's most prominent hyper-realist sculptors.
To see Marc's work, click here. Belgrade, Serbia Poet - Pulitzer Prize born: Belgrade-born professor of English at the University of New Hampshire, won his Pulitzer for poetry in Author and literary, theater, and film critic.
He played three years for the Steelers. He then went into coaching, first at the high school level, then as an assistant in the NFL with the Steelers, Green Bay Packers, Philadelphia Eagles who promoted him to head coach in , and Cleveland Browns who promoted him to head coach in After leaving Cleveland, he served as supervisor of officials for the National Football League.
He played with the St. Louis Blues and Quebec Nordiques. He was the first Yugoslavian-born player ever to play in the NHL. After leaving the NHL, he was sent to the minor leagues and became a member of the Rochester Americans. He is currently ranked fifth all-time in the Rochester Americans Hall of Fame. In , he started the magazine 'Serb World'. He published a book of his own poems, Vapaji i vrisel Cries and Shrieks. Susak, Yugoslavia Photographer He has won over national and international awards for photography.
Recognition of his talent began early, when in , he earned what is perhaps his most important distinction, being the first Canadian to capture a First Prize Gold Medal in the World Press Photo Competition in the Hague. In , he was awarded Canada's highest honour, the 'Order of Canada' C. As an artist, she has been exhibiting and selling her original oil paintings since through galleries in Naples, Florida, Carmel, California, Washington D. Pozega, Serbia Soccer A Canadian footballer playing predominately as a midfielder.
He has played over first-league matches and scored over 30 goals. Bihac, Serbia Basketball Former basketball player and coach, as well as a longtime administrator in the sport's various governing bodies.
Wiesburg, Austria Inventor An inventor. Credited with creating 'arbonite', plywood of high strength - actually the first plastics in the world.. He patented the technology of the production of arbonite in the USA on 4 September He designed and constructed a dirigible airship , and developed the gasoline engine for it. In he demonstrated his flying models of a helicopter, aircraft and ornithopter, while in approached the building of an aircraft.
In basketball, he was second in rebounds in and seasons. He had a brilliant career as a lawyer and military leader and was appointed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to the U. Prior to taking the position of Governor, he served three terms in the Territorial Legislature.
The First and Last Europe. He was one of the league's top small forwards. He is considered one of the most successful basketball players ever to come out of the former Yugoslavia. He began his tenure at the Federal Reserve in as an associate economist. After eight years on the staff of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, he became a vice governor for banking supervision at the National Bank of Serbia in However, he first attracted attention while playing for the Toronto Serbian White Eagles of the National Soccer League where he scored 52 goals in the season.
Inducted as a player into the Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame in Louis Rams in the NFL. Aliquippa, PA Baseball Was the second baseman for the Philadelphia Athletics in when the A's established a major-league record for turning double plays in a game season. Played his entire 13 year career with the Philadelphia Athletics. His senior season saw him lead the Atlantic 10 in scoring, and he received recognition as a team MVP award and on the All Conference team.
He was a member of the World Champion Yankees in He won his last four starts during the regular season, then ran off 11 straight victories three in relief for the AL pennant-winners before losing his last start of the season.. Posted a lifetime record of Pitched in one World Series.
Yugoslavia Professor University of New Haven. Americanized version of his name is Julian Schuster. San Jose, CA Professor He was deputy superintendent of city schools in San Francisco, professor of education at Stanford, and professor of educational sociology at Columbia, before becoming president of the University of Washington in After his dismissal from the University of Washington, Suzzallo became associated with the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, which he became president of in As of , Swetonic has one of the lowest ERA 3.
Serbia Musician In the January issue, the editors of Guitar Player magazine voted Miroslav Tadic one of the world's thirty most radical and individual guitarists. Belgrade, Yugoslavia Management born: Emigrated to the US and became restaurateur to the stars as owner of the famous W. Hollywood restaurant 'Dan Tana's'.
A former soccer player, Dan Tana also helped found the first professional soccer league in the US. Served on the board of several European soccer teams, including currently Red Star Belgrade. He spent another five seasons in the minors before retiring from professional baseball. He eventually recovered and went on to attend Penn State University, where he was an outstanding athlete in both football and baseball. Oscar-winning screenwriter, playwright and novelist. Contemporary biographers of Tesla have deemed him ' The Father of Physics', 'the man who invented the twentieth century' and 'the patron saint of modern electricity'.
Kragujevac, Serbia Author A writer and multimedia artist. He won the Best Young Journalist award in Vocin, Yugoslavia Management Often described as the mother of the lease financing industry. Belgrade, Serbia Cinematographer born: Her teaching experience includes 25 years in European and North American universities. Srdja 'Serge' Trifkovic birthplace: He also covered southeast Europe for U. In addition to authorings several books, he has written scores of commentaries for - among others - the Philadelphia Inquirer, The Times of London, and the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
He is also a regular contributor and since , foreign affairs editor of Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture. As a member of the US traveling team, she competed in Paris, France, and in East Berlin, East Germany, where she won the gold medal in the meter breaststroke.
Melbourne, Australia Actress born: She is related to the late British comedian Benny Hill cousins twice removed. While modeling as a teen, she was discovered and cast in the long-running Australian soap Neighbours. Cast as Felicity 'Flick' Scully in , Valance left the series in to pursue a music career. In , Valance returned to acting, this time in the United States, appearing in episodes of the television series CSI: In , she appeared in an episode of CSI: She then guest-starred in Prison Break, in Twice a recipient of a Fulbright fellowship, he is considered an international expert in the areas of Byzantine music, the history of Slavonic music, and the history of Italian opera in the 18th century.
After serving in the military, he enrolled in law school and was elected as the Forest County District Attorney. He later was captured by Nazi Germany while serving in Sicily, and was sent to Stalag 3B near Fuerstenberg, Prussia where he remained for 2 years until liberated.
In when he was 22 years old, Vinich was the youngest person to be elected to the Legislature. Michel after working for Sen.
Star of TV series 'Mr. Lucky' and appeared in over 40 movies. Film director and editor, university professor, painter, and a prominent figure of modern cinematography and film art. Pljevlja, Montenegro, Yugoslavia Basketball At 7 feet 5 inches he is one of the tallest players in the world. He wrote and edited many books. Having broken the gender barrier, a freeway in California was named in her honor. Though he has played the point guard position in Europe, he has found more playing time at the shooting guard spot in the Lakers' triangle offense.
Sabac, Serbia Professor Renowned as a pioneer in the field of computer modeling in the nuclear field, joined the Berkeley faculty in The first woman to join Berkeley's nuclear engineering department in its 47 year, she now holds the department's chair, the first woman to do so among top U. The trial of Jerry A. Whitworth, a former Navy radioman who was convicted of selling stolen classified Navy cryptographic data to a Soviet-controlled spy ring, focused national attention on Judge Vukasin.
Belgrade, Serbia Chess aka: Better known as an author of chess problems than as a player, however, being the first American resident to be awarded the title of International Composition Grandmaster by FIDE. He was named the Indianapolis Rookie of the Year. He was a three time starter of the Indianapolis Downey, CA Musician He is a Grammy-award winning American singer, musician, actor, satirist, parodist, songwriter, music producer, accordionist, and television producer.
A prolific author, he wrote over papers and 23 books and was founder of Water Resources Publications. She also served as a state representative from to She was appointed the Macomb County Probate Judge in Daughter of Stephen P. She was previously Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan He was inducted into the Clemson Hall of Fame in Zatezalo passed away in August of at the age of He ended his career with his th composition entitled 'Sonja.
Former California Assemblyman and State Senator. Daughter of Honorable George N. He broke into the Flyers' lineup in the - 85 at the age of just 19 and made an instant impact, finishing 5th in rookie scoring.
He was traded in and would play for the Washington Capitals, St. He is widely known for appearing as the July centerfold in Playgirl magazine, at the age of Windsor, Ontario, Canada Musician A professional flutist born in Windsor, Ontario, who performs both light jazz and classical compositions.
He was impressed with the potential the instrument had, and had mastered the basics of it by the year's end. He also served as the defensive and safeties coach for the Philadelphia Eagles. Professor of Economics at the Florida State University. Army during World War I. He is an ice hockey coach that has coached extensively in the Netherlands and Germany, and now coaches the Serbian youth team - while working in Toronto. The only Serbian and only person from the former state of 'Yugoslavia' to receive the Nobel prize, which was awarded for his book 'Bridge Over the River Drina.
Starred in track and field in high school and college. Graduated from the Air Force Academy in Upon graduating from Geneva College, he accepted a teaching position at Freedom and also coached football and basketball there. Konjic, Bosnia and Herzegovina. A Canadian international soccer player who earned 4 caps for the Canadian national side in , scoring 2 goals. Head baseball coach for the Michigan baseball team. Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Pittsburgh.
Former professional Canadian football offensive lineman who played fourteen seasons in the Canadian Football League. Judge, Supervisor, Assemblyman and State Senator. In his 20 year career he won over games including 67 no hitters and four perfect games.
Served 10 years in Congress, representing the state of Maryland. Gordon is a Hollywood producer with over 40 film credits to his name. Emeritus Professor, Universities of Chicago and Miami. A protector, mover and inspirer of the Serbian Orthodox Church in America. Andrews Anglican Church-Timberlea, N. Ann's Bay United Church-N. George Civic Center, N.
Giles United Church-Martinon, N. Jacob's Church-St Jacob's, Ont. James United Church, St. John's Anglican Church-Ellerslie, P. John's Presbyterian Church-Belfast, P. John's United Church-Marathon, Ont. Joseph's Church-North Sydney, N. Lawrence Acoustic Stage-Morrisburg, Ont. Margaret's Bay Boating Festival-N. Matthews United Church-Inverness, N.
Michael's Parish Hall-Baddeck, N. Patrick's Kinkora Church, Ont. Paul's United Church-Estevan, Sask. Peter's Cathedral Basilica-London, Ont. Stephen Middle School, N.