Compton, Lynn

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Compton, Lynn Gender: M
Lynn Davis Compton
born on 31 December 1921 at 17:11 (= 5:11 PM )
Place Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 09°51' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 11°23 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 14°33'

Lynn Compton (in his uniform during World War II)


American jurist, police officer, and soldier, nicknamed 'Buck,' whose memoirs, Call of Duty: My Life before, during and after the Band of Brothers, were published in 2008. Compton was portrayed in the HBO TV miniseries Band of Brothers (2001) by Neal McDonough.

In his legal career, Compton served as a prosecutor and California Court of Appeal judge, and is most notable as having been the lead prosecutor in Sirhan Sirhan's trial for the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. Previously, he served with the Los Angeles Police Department. During World War II, he was a commissioned officer with E Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, in the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army.

In January 2012 Compton suffered a heart attack. On 25 February 2012, he died in Burlington, Washington at age 90.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • opponent/rival/enemy relationship with Sirhan, Sirhan (born 19 March 1944)
  • role played of/by McDonough, Neal (born 13 February 1966). Notes: 2001 TV miniseries "Band of Brothers"


  • Death of Mate 1994 (Donna Newman)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Accident/Injury (Shot through buttocks)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (51+ years with Donna Newman)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two daughters)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 90)
  • Vocation : Law : Attorney
  • Vocation : Law : Jurist
  • Vocation : Law : Police
  • Vocation : Military : Combat
  • Vocation : Military : Honors
  • Vocation : Military : Military service
  • Vocation : Military : Wounded (Shot through buttocks)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer (Memoirist)