Died in 1942

1
Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942)
Novelist
2
Carole Lombard (1908-1942)
Movie Actress
3
Louis Sebert (1886-1942)
Runner
4
John Barrymore (1882-1942)
Stage Actor
5
Grant Wood (1891-1942)
Painter
6
George M. Cohan (1878-1942)
Composer
7
Edna May Oliver (1883-1942)
Movie Actress
8
Bunny Berigan (1908-1942)
Trumpet Player
9
Helmuth Hubener (1925-1942)
War Hero
10
Wilbur Scoville (1865-1942)
Doctor
11
Jack Dillon (1891-1942)
Boxer
12
Helga Estby (1860-1942)
13
Charlie Christian (1916-1942)
Guitarist
14
Julio Gonzalez (1876-1942)
Painter
15
Miguel Hernández (1910-1942)
Poet
16
José Raúl Capablanca (1888-1942)
Chess Player
17
Edith Stein (1891-1942)
Religious Leader
18
Brian Lane (1917-1942)
War Hero
19
Ross Gregory (1916-1942)
Cricket Player
20
Ado Birk (1883-1942)
Politician
21
Belisario Porras Barahona (1856-1942)
Politician
22
Rachel Field (1894-1942)
Poet
23
Will James (1892-1942)
Novelist
24
Harry Champion (1865-1942)
Comedian
25
Amos Rusie (1871-1942)
Baseball Player
26
Akiko Yosano (1878-1942)
Poet
27
Buck Jones (1891-1942)
Movie Actor
28
Jimmy Blanton (1918-1942)
Bassist
29
Augustinas Voldemaras (1883-1942)
Politician
30
Yanka Kupala (1882-1942)
Poet
31
Alice Duer Miller (1874-1942)
Poet
32
Alfred Wallis (1855-1942)
Painter
33
Kaarel Eenpalu (1888-1942)
Politician
34
Cecilia Beaux (1855-1942)
Painter
35
Blanche Selva (1884-1942)
Pianist
36
Daniel Alomia Robles (1871-1942)
Composer
37
Fred Fisher (1875-1942)
Songwriter
38
Joseph Franklin Rutherford (1869-1942)
Religious Leader
39
Nikola Vaptsarov (1909-1942)
Poet
40
Eleanor Hoyt Brainerd (1868-1942)
41
Franklin Brockson (1865-1942)
Politician
42
Jessie Tarbox Beals (1870-1942)
Photographer
43
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (1875-1942)
Entrepreneur
44
John Goodall (1863-1942)
Soccer Player
45
Tony Sarg (1880-1942)
Puppeteer
46
Aurel Stodola (1859-1942)
Physicist
47
Titus Brandsma (1881-1942)
Religious Leader
48
Franz Boas (1858-1942)
Anthropologist