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Melvin Laird, 94 (1922 - 2016)
Melvin Laird, the defense secretary who oversaw the 1973 withdrawal of U.S. troops from Vietnam, died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, according to multiple news sources. For full coverage and obituary from Legacy.com, click here.
Tom Hayden, 76 (1939 - 2016)
Tom Hayden, an activist, politician, and author who was one of the famed "Chicago Seven" who protested the 1968 Democratic National Convention, died Oct. 23, according to his wife, Barbara Williams. He was 76. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Clyde Holloway, 72 (1943 - 2016)
Clyde C. Holloway, a former member of the U.S. Congress, died Oct. 16, 2016, at his home in Forest Hill, Louisiana, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Shimon Peres, 93 (1923 - 2016)
Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres, a former president and prime minister of Israel, died Sept. 27, 2016. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Rose Mofford, 94 (1922 - 2016)
Rose Mofford, Arizona's first female governor, died Sept. 15, 2016, according to multiple news sources. She was 94. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com,click here.
Mark Takai, 49 (1967 - 2016)
Mark Takai, a U.S. congressman representing Hawaii's 1st District, died July 20, 2016, of pancreatic cancer, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click...
Abner J. Mikva, 90 (1926 - 2016)
Abner J. Mikva, a former Democratic congressman and federal judge, died July 4, 2016, according to multiple news source. For full obituary and coverage by Legacy.com, click here.
Helen "Jo" Cox, 41 (1974 - 2016)
Jo Cox, a Labour Party member of the British Parliament, died Thursday of injuries sustained after she was shot and stabbed on a street in a village in northern England, police said. For full...
Robert Bennett, 82 (1933 - 2016)
Robert Bennett, a former Republican U.S. senator from Utah, died April 4 of complications of a recent stroke, according to a statement issued by his family. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy...
Daniel Berrigan (2016)
Daniel Berrigan, the former Jesuit priest and peace activist whose methods shaped the anti-war movement during the Vietnam era, has died. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Conrad Burns, 81 (1935 - 2016)
Former U.S. Sen. Conrad Burns of Montana died April 28 of natural causes at his home in Billings, Montana, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click...
Rob Ford, 46 (1969 - 2016)
Rob Ford, the Canadian politician who was re-elected to the Toronto City Council in landslides and later became the city's mayor for four years, died Tuesday, according to CNN. For full obituary and...
Guido Westerwelle, 54 (1961 - 2016)
Guido Westerwelle, former German Foreign Minister, died of complications of leukemia on March 18, 2016 according to multiple news sources. He was 54. For full obituary coverage from Legacy.com,...
Martin Olav Sabo, 78 (1938 - 2016)
Martin Olav Sabo, longtime Minnesota congressman, died March 13, 2016 at a Minneapolis hospital according to The Associated Press. He was 78. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click...
Nancy Reagan, 94 (1921 - 2016)
Nancy Reagan, the former first lady of the United States, has died at the age of 94. For full coverage and obituary from Legacy.com, click here.
Boutros Boutros-Ghali, 93 (1922 - 2016)
Boutros Boutros-Ghali, the Egyptian scholar, statesman and former secretary-general of the United Nations, died Tuesday, Feb. 16. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Jeremy Carter, 28 (1987 - 2015)
Jeremy Carter, one of former President Jimmy Carter's grandsons, has died. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Sandy Berger, 70 (1945 - 2015)
Former U.S. national security adviser Sandy Berger, who helped craft President Bill Clinton's second-term foreign policy and later got in trouble over mishandling classified documents, has died. For...
Maurice Strong, 86 (1929 - 2015)
Canadian environmentalist and businessman Maurice Strong, who served as the first United Nations Environment Program chief and whose work led to the upcoming World Climate Summit in Paris, has died....
Howard Coble, 84 (1931 - 2015)
The longest-serving Republican U.S. House member in North Carolina history has died, according to The Associated Press. For full obituary and coverage, click here.
Fred Thompson, 73 (2015)
Fred Thompson, a Republican U.S. senator from Tennessee for eight years who also acted in feature films and on television, has died, his family says in a statement. For full obituary and coverage,...
Ken Taylor, 81 (2015)
TORONTO (AP) - Ken Taylor, Canada's ambassador to Iran who sheltered Americans at his residence during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis has died. He was 81. Taylor's wife, Pat, said Ken died Thursday...
Don Edwards, 100 (1915 - 2015)
By JANIE HAR, The Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Don Edwards of California, a fierce champion of civil rights and the environment during his three decades in Washington, died...
Richard Schweiker, 89 (1926 - 2015)
Former Pennsylvania Senator Richard S. Schweiker, a Republican who was the vice presidential candidate in Ronald Reagan's unsuccessful 1976 campaign, has died, according to the Associated Press. He...
Mr. Mervin Field, 94 (1921 - 2015)
By JANIE HAR, The Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mervin Field, who founded the authoritative Field Poll, a mainstay of California and national politics for decades, died Monday of natural...
Chea Sim, 82 (1932 - 2015)
The Associated PressPHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Chea Sim, a key Cambodian political figure after the fall of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime and an ally of the current leader, died Monday, an...
Sen. Manuel Camacho Solis, 69 (1946 - 2015)
The Associated PressMEXICO CITY (AP) — Sen. Manuel Camacho Solis, the man who headed the Mexican government's peace negotiations with the Zapatista rebels after their 1994 uprising has died at the...
Charles Kennedy, 55 (1959 - 2015)
By JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA, The Associated PressLONDON (AP) — Charles Kennedy was a rare thing — a genuinely popular British politician — and brought his Liberal Democrat party record...
Jacques Parizeau, 84 (1930 - 2015)
The Associated PressMONTREAL (AP) — Jacques Parizeau, the blunt-talking former separatist Quebec premier who came close to taking the French-speaking province out of Canada, has died. He was 84...
Congressman John Murphy, 88 (1926 - 2015)
The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. John Murphy, who represented Staten Island for 18 years before being caught in the Abscam corruption scandal in the late 1970s, has died. He...